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Old 07-25-2013, 03:46 PM   #1
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outside door hatch keys

I recently purchased a repo'ed 1976 31" Land Yaught. Keys did not come with the trailer, I need to get the outside hatches open for rehab purposes. Were these keys generic, have you rnn into this, have you resovled this? Let me know

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Old 07-25-2013, 03:59 PM   #2
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Most are Corbin cabinet-type lock cylinders, and some have the lock number stamped on the cylinder next to key slot.. That may help with locksmith, though if that fails most locksmiths can either pick lock or mold key to fit... Third alternative would be to look from inside within cabinetry or under bed to see if you can access lock from rear.. All have large nut holding lock against inner surface of compartment door, and if you can get to that with pliers or wrench you can loosen nut and cause lock to turn and release door.. From there, you can remove and replace or take to locksmith for re-keying...
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Old 07-25-2013, 04:28 PM   #3
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These locks and keys are common to many RV's and there are not too many combinations, so someone else's keys may unlock yours and vice versa. If you can borrow some friend's or neighbor's RV keys, you can try them and open the doors plus take the keys that work to have a bunch made.

Otherwise, Condo's suggestions will (hopefully) work.

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Old 07-25-2013, 04:32 PM   #4
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All of your hatches, fresh water fill port, and front door should use the same key. I found that the most accessible mechanism was for the fresh water fill port. I removed it from inside the trailer, walked it over to my neighborhood locksmith, and 15 minutes and less than $20 later, they had made a key to fit it.
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