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Old 06-07-2018, 02:34 PM   #1
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Source for keys for my outside hatches?

As my handle with State I have a Dutchmen 180 classic from 1992. The prior owner did not provide me with keys to the outside hatches. The rear most hatch is locked and I need to get in. I tried the generic key it did not work does anyone know what I need?
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Old 06-07-2018, 02:41 PM   #2
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As my handle with State I have a Dutchmen 180 classic from 1992. The prior owner did not provide me with keys to the outside hatches. The rear most hatch is locked and I need to get in. I tried the generic key it did not work does anyone know what I need?
If you have AAA, they will come out and unlock it for you.
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Old 06-07-2018, 03:18 PM   #3
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Locked Hatch

Cheaper to drill it yourself and take the lock (whats left of it) to a lock shop. Those locks are very generic and inexpensive. Labor to have it done for you, .....not so much.
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triple A does it as part of your membership. I had to have someone come out and unlock one and he picked it in about 30 seconds.
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Is the key you tried a CH751? Most rv's out there, especially older ones use that same key. Only costs a few bucks to try one out...

My 2004 hybrid and my 2014 Aerolite both used them.
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Hey MD180. I agree with the other posters that AAA should be able to open them for you or most RV parts department can order you a key.

I replaced all of my locks with the following. All keyed the same and was a quick change out.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Old 06-20-2018, 01:08 AM   #7
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Hey MD180. I agree with the other posters that AAA should be able to open them for you or most RV parts department can order you a key.

I replaced all of my locks with the following. All keyed the same and was a quick change out.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Quick question? The Amazon ad states:
"Westway Global Disc Tumbler Cam Lock with 7/8" Cylinder and Chrome Finish, Keyed Alike"



I understand my keys will be alike. BUTTTT will they be alike to everyone else ???? How many combinations are available???


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Old 06-20-2018, 09:59 AM   #8
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Well I guess that keeping a clean house has its Rewards, because while cleaning out the storage cubby by the front door I found the key and it will work on all the locks! I was just about to call AAA. Now if I can only get my water heater to work....sigh.
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Well I guess that keeping a clean house has its Rewards, because while cleaning out the storage cubby by the front door I found the key and it will work on all the locks! I was just about to call AAA. Now if I can only get my water heater to work....sigh.

Great! Finding stuff at my age is always the highlight of the day
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