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Old 12-24-2016, 05:45 PM   #1
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How secure can you make a skoolie?

If you wish to retain the original entry door style and all that, how secure can you make the skoolie without making it look like a prison?

What have you done to secure your bus against break ins? Pictures would be great.

No, I dont plan to park in "those" areas. And, I know that if a person were to really, really want to get in, they will. But I'd like to keep the opportunists away without making the bus look like it has something of extreme value inside that every body would want to steal.
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Old 12-24-2016, 05:53 PM   #2
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Like ya said... If they want in, they're gonna get in!

Otherwise, all I did was add a deadbolt...
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Old 12-24-2016, 06:51 PM   #5
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Like ya said... If they want in, they're gonna get in!

Otherwise, all I did was add a deadbolt...
How does the one on the entry door install?
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Old 12-24-2016, 07:07 PM   #7
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How does the one on the entry door install?

Santa's getting me a wire feed welder for Christmas. But for now, the opposing striker is sheetmetal screwed to door stile. It's good & solid mounted... It's just not as clean & smooth installed as I wanted.
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Like ya said... If they want in, they're gonna get in!

Otherwise, all I did was add a deadbolt...
Just get one that ISN'T made of pot metal!

My plan is a mostly glass entry door where the bus door was. Maybe with some metal framing. If they get through that without waking me, they then will be confronted by our dog. Then the door after my "cab" area. That will have a good lock on it. If they get through the front door, dog, and "cab" door, by then I'll have been roused and will be waiting with some form of deadly force that I know how to use very well.

Depending on where you are parking, motion lights and cameras could be used and wouldn't be too hard to add.
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