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Old 10-02-2016, 03:32 PM   #1
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Can this be installed on an Airstream? Does anyone know? I have a 1978 with no key to the door lock. I'm thinking about ordering one because of how I will be using my trailer. Any experience using this keyless lock on an Airstream? All comments and replies much appreciated. I'm looking at the RVLock V4.0 Left handed lock.

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Old 01-26-2017, 11:31 PM   #2
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You should be able to, but you'll need to install a patch over the existing hole, as it'll be too big for that lock. Email the manufacturer, they may have fielded questions like that before.
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Old 01-27-2017, 02:05 AM   #3
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Looks promising, let us know what you find. No sure I want to patch anything
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Old 01-27-2017, 07:57 AM   #4
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I contacted the manufacturer about suitability for my 2006. Response was that it would not fit. I suggest you contact them directly for an answer to your question.
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Old 01-27-2017, 08:04 AM   #5
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I contacted the manufacturer about suitability for my 2006. Response was that it would not fit. I suggest you contact them directly for an answer to your question.
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I sent them a note early this am asking about it fitting my AS, sure wish it would fit as it would be nice to have that capability
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FWIW, the V3 of the lock is on sale for $99 until end of January.
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I've never seen a lock that fits the 70's airstream lock as a direct fit due to its large side to side length. Almost all replacements will require a patch to make the hole small enough.
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Hopefully if they get enough request for Airstream suitable locks they will be able to engineer one that fits our doors.
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Wonder how they take the shock of a camper door slamming or closing hard long term?
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Wonder how they take the shock of a camper door slamming or closing hard long term?
Good question, depending on how my trailer is parked it can take a bit of effort to close the door.
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A keyless door lock is at the top of my Most Wanted List, not for security as much as fear of locking myself out at the worst possible time.
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Well, I was looking at my door handle and lock setup and realized that most all the time we lock the deadbolt below the handle assembly. To me, that's where a keyless entry system would be useful and it appears to be smaller. Most likely it won't happen, if at all, for a while.
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