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Old 05-31-2016, 07:54 PM   #1
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1972 25' Tradewind
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Deadbolt how to

We have a 1972 Tradewind. It has the old KT lock, which as of now works fine. However I don't trust it on the highway so I would like to do a dead bolt on front wall that locks into the door frame. This will also be nice if we decide to leave the trailer unattended at a seasonal site for any length of time.

Here's the part I want to install.
http://www.vintagetrailersupply.com/...p/vts-343c.htm

Is it as simple as drilling a few holes? I'm cautious as our interior is aluminum lined as well. Here's the pic of our interior.





If I have to peel back the Aluminum, I am going to pay to have it done.

Any how to tips or pics much appreciated.

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