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    Default External Door Locks - Any suggestions?

    It is about time i addressed all my door locks
    5 external doors, all keyed different currently.

    At this point, one lock had mostly failed, can no longer use the key in it

    So i am locking at just replacing the lot

    I have 3 standard solid timber doors
    And 2 Aluminium sliding doors

    I have no dead bolts (as yet) just standard keyed locks for the timber doors

    Any suggestions here on a good system to buy?

    I may holiday rent the place in future, so i'm considering a coded lock or maybe just a coded key safe outside.
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    im not far from replacing my doors and was looking at putting a bio metric dead bolt
    on the front and back .

    the samsungs i have looked at

    finger print + card + key + pin code $190 a pop

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    That sounds reasonable compared to what i've just looked at mate
    Would you have a link to the model you found for that price?

    Is it one of these?


    I had no idea about Samsung Locks until you suggested them, wow, what a range!!
    Might be a bit too high tech for me and replacing the batteries will piss me off.
    But sure are impressive
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    the one i was looking at has the pin and card SHS-2920

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    Quote Originally Posted by fandtm666 View Post
    the one i was looking at has the pin and card SHS-2920
    Thanks again, yup, $150 on eBay

    Am i reading that over 60 degrees C, the lock automatically unlocks allowing you to enter???
    Geez, so all you need a blow torch now days to break in
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    Locks only keep honest people out. A big Rottweiler would work better than that.
    I'm out of my mind, but feel free to leave a message...

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    Quote Originally Posted by lsemmens View Post
    Locks only keep honest people out. A big Rottweiler would work better than that.
    Not overly interested in keeping people out, i'm more interested in getting me in

    I've had myself locked out many times now from faulty lock mechanisms
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    Quote Originally Posted by oceanboy View Post
    Not overly interested in keeping people out, i'm more interested in getting me in

    I've had myself locked out many times now from faulty lock mechanisms
    LOL the reason i was looking at the locks i mentioned is because last
    weekend i had to get up on the roof and lift the tiles
    climb in and jump down the man hole because i left my keys in my
    mates car and couldn't get hold of him.

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    I used to be able to slide in the toilet window, if it was left open
    Now days i'd have pull the power saw out and make some amendments
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    I just grab the key I have hidden under the doormat. (Not really under the mat )
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