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Vehicle lockout kits

Discussion in 'Other Every Day Carry Items' started by mauiblue, Aug 30, 2015.

  1. Diezel

    Diezel Loaded Pockets

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    mauiblue, i bought it years ago because i was sick for trying to open truckers trucks with coat hangers. got freightliner and volvo down to about 20sec to get in.
     
  2. mauiblue

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    Diezel, you are one up on me in regards to experience. For me I can open older vehicles within a few minutes with the slim jim. But with the new vehicles and side air bags it's harder to do with only a slim jim.

    I just was practicing with my new Steck kit on my vehicle. It was relatively easy to use and quick to set up. The issue I see though with this kit is the rod is long and not easy to store in a small vehicle.

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  3. azJim

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    I just keep a spare in my wallet
     
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  4. mauiblue

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    I also started carrying a spare with me. I carry a lockout kit for the unfortunate souls that locked themselves out of their vehicles.

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  5. Thesteve_global

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    I read this whole post in the voice of Nutnfancy
     
  6. T.H.Cone

    T.H.Cone I am senor Fluffy, hear me roar

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    Did it at least make the post better?
     
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  7. SAKplumber
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    SAKplumber EDC Junkie!!!!!

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    HA!
     
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  8. T.H.Cone

    T.H.Cone I am senor Fluffy, hear me roar

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    Well, you never know. It might heave been a complement... come on now, don't hastily prejudge.




    Only one in ten of my posts, and that's being generous, are even remotely serious or substantially helpful, so it would be funny and ironic if that was a slight.
     
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  9. SAKplumber
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    SAKplumber EDC Junkie!!!!!

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    I keep a spare key on my RFpocket :)
     
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  10. Thesteve_global

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    I watch *almost* every video posted to TNP. (I find it hard to free up enough time to take in the videos that are 1hr+.) The little back and fourth with yourself made it great.
     
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  11. mauiblue

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    Well a year since I got the Steck Big Easy kit. Had a lady lock her keys in her vehicle the other night at work. So happen I was around and she asked for assistance. It was quite easy to open her vehicle as the window was open a bit and I was able to manipulate the lock in less than 15 seconds. Ha!
     
  12. Sheepdog149

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    Hardware stores sell a small, inexpensive magnetic keybox, which you can stick underneath your vehicle, making for a great anti vehicle lock-out option...I got the idea from my old field training officer ;)

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  13. Blackheart

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    Years ago, while having a spare vehicle key made, the locksmith told me to forget about those magnetic boxes. Too many people know to look for them. He was of the opinion that duck-taping the key to the back of a license plate was a better idea.

    Fwiw, I have stash of spare vehicle key, spare house key, $50 in cash, a credit card, and a couple blank checks on my truck... and I'm not saying where. :p
     
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  14. Thesteve_global

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    Same! have a spare wallet with a credit card, $50 cash, a house key, and my passport card for ID purposes stashed in my vehicle. Being American born of Hispanic descent, I figure having my passport card handy is a good idea when I travel through Arizona or New Mexico
     
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  15. stbear

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    I have a spare key in my wallet. It will open the door but not start the truck. That needs a chipped key which I keep a spare in the Console Vault in the truck. Not a matter of locking the keys in the truck but the possibility of losing the keys for whatever reason.
     
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