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Old 11-09-2003, 03:53 PM   #1
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Where can you get 'em

I need an outside door lock and handle for my 74 Argosy......Where could I find one?
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Old 11-09-2003, 04:18 PM   #2
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Maybe you should be asking, 'Where can I find one cheap?"

You will be much better off trying to repair it as a new lock is right around $500!!

I kid you not.

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Old 11-09-2003, 04:26 PM   #3
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This guy has been replaced once already so I don't think the parts are Airstream.
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Old 11-09-2003, 04:28 PM   #4
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That's an Airstream lock alright. I replaced the same on on my 77, back in 95, then the lock was "only" $295.00
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Old 11-09-2003, 04:31 PM   #5
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On the inside of the lock it has a tag from an aftermarket MFG..? Could it be a good clone..... Maybe a Dead bolt kit is in order any Ideas on this?
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Old 11-09-2003, 07:19 PM   #6
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Believe they were made by Bargman, at one point in time. That is the same lock I have on my 71. I was looking at an Argosy where the lock was heavily damaged, I was quoted somewhere in the $350 range for a new lock assembly. The one I have is in ok shape. I am going to have my friendly locksmith (not the clueless itdiots at the local home center) see what can be done to refurbish it, replace pins springs, keyways and the like. BTW what is wrong with yours?

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If it is just a matter of the key not working the tumbler can be replaced for less than 20 bucks.

A deadbolt can be added but requires some modifications to the bolt to minimize the hole in the door frames. A standard hole will leave you with on frame left

The lock was made for Airstream by a 3rd party. At this time I believe the only way to get one is to get a rebuild and they are not cheap. There is a way to retrofit a current style lock in the door, but a filler plate is required and it will not look good unless you are ready to paint.
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Old 11-09-2003, 07:33 PM   #8
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BTW what is wrong with yours?

Parts missing inside on lock pivot arm.. so the door wont lock BTW this is not a Bargman it's a gypsy...looks just like one though...
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Old 11-09-2003, 08:04 PM   #9
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The door would not open. That was 3 units ago............. As far as I know it is still working fine.
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Thumbs up I fixed mine

I got parts for mine at www.oasisrv.com.

It's not cheap but it can be done. I paid $30 for the thumb screw that lets you lock it from the inside.

I also paid about $25 for a new lock cylinder and keys.

It can be repaired and Oasis has the stuff.

Good luck!
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