Lock M Out window security

Discussion in 'Motorhome Security' started by Lot lover, Aug 6, 2016.

  1. Lot lover

    Lot lover Funster

    Joined:
    May 13, 2016
    Messages:
    428
    Likes Received:
    344
    Location:
    Lot, France
    Your views please on whether these are worth it for more than just peace of mind.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. chaser

    chaser Funster

    Joined:
    Feb 16, 2013
    Messages:
    7,137
    Likes Received:
    7,717
    Location:
    uttoxeter
    What are they?
     
  3. Lot lover

    Lot lover Funster

    Joined:
    May 13, 2016
    Messages:
    428
    Likes Received:
    344
    Location:
    Lot, France
    They are things that fit over the handles at the bottom of top-hinged windows. supposedly makes it more difficult to introduce the knock-out gas tube or similar.
     
    • Funny Funny x 2
  4. Wombles

    Wombles Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 28, 2013
    Messages:
    2,143
    Likes Received:
    1,709
    Location:
    Somerset
    • Thanks Thanks x 1
  5. peterc10

    peterc10 Funster

    Joined:
    Jul 5, 2013
    Messages:
    3,200
    Likes Received:
    2,281
    Location:
    Tunbridge Wells
    Oh noooooo ............ now you have really started something.
     
    • Funny Funny x 4
  6. Lot lover

    Lot lover Funster

    Joined:
    May 13, 2016
    Messages:
    428
    Likes Received:
    344
    Location:
    Lot, France
    I won't have a problem with the gas as our MH is not UK reg - but with so many of you at risk I imagine most of you have had to introduce this sort of measure to meet insurance requirements.

    :dm:
     
    • Funny Funny x 2
  7. NickNic

    NickNic Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2014
    Messages:
    5,432
    Likes Received:
    11,107
    Location:
    Kettering
    I've always thought they were pretty pointless

    OK so it might make it marginally more difficult to break the window catches but it's still a plastic window. If someone tries to break in using the normal method all they need to do is use slightly more force and instead of the catch breaking the window will break where the catch is attached.
     
    • Like Like x 6
    • Useful Useful x 1
  8. Lot lover

    Lot lover Funster

    Joined:
    May 13, 2016
    Messages:
    428
    Likes Received:
    344
    Location:
    Lot, France
    My thoughts too.
     
  9. Wombles

    Wombles Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 28, 2013
    Messages:
    2,143
    Likes Received:
    1,709
    Location:
    Somerset
    Like all security devices they are just a deterrent to make access more difficult or slower so hopefully in conjunction with other devices they are enough to put a thief off & perhaps choose someone else's!
     
    • Like Like x 4
  10. Baggers53

    Baggers53 Funster

    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2013
    Messages:
    175
    Likes Received:
    205
    Location:
    Stafford
    I have Lock em Out and Fiamma window alarms fitted.
    Nothing more than a little deterrent ......but both being quite visual, and one quite noisy,
    it may stop the casual thief, who seeing these may move onto ANO target.
     
    • Like Like x 2
  11. TheBig1

    TheBig1 Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2011
    Messages:
    7,207
    Likes Received:
    9,588
    Location:
    Dorset
    I find 3 staffies in the van plus warning stickers about having dogs is more of a deterrent
     
    • Like Like x 3
    • Informative Informative x 1
  12. barny

    barny

    Joined:
    Oct 16, 2016
    Messages:
    2
    Likes Received:
    3
    Location:
    Birmingahm
    I have used "Lock M Out" for around 12 months, and purchased them as a deterrent in conjunction with the Cat 1 alarm and other security measures. I think for the time it takes me to fit and remove them it's something else to either slow down an entry and or deter it.
     
    • Like Like x 2
  13. EX51SSS

    EX51SSS Funster

    Joined:
    Jul 18, 2015
    Messages:
    1,210
    Likes Received:
    2,739
    Location:
    North Manchester
    Sorry for the funny rating but what are you saying? Non UK registered Moho's are less likely to be fictitiously gassed?
    As regards gas, attacks, non UK and UK registered Moho's and motor cycles are equally at risk of silly stories. Even the insurance companies know the humour in that. If you do smell noxious gas in the night, change your partner.
     
    • Funny Funny x 2
  14. eddievanbitz

    eddievanbitz Trader - Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2007
    Messages:
    3,538
    Likes Received:
    10,989
    Location:
    Taunton Somerset
    What is this knock out gas you speak of?
     
    • Funny Funny x 2
  15. Chris

    Chris Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    May 5, 2010
    Messages:
    16,420
    Likes Received:
    34,437
    Location:
    kent
    You need to start reading the Daily Mail mate, especially in your line of work.

    People have lost iPads, £2000 in cash and other stuff from this sort of thing.
     
    • Funny Funny x 5
    • Like Like x 1
    • Useful Useful x 1
  16. EX51SSS

    EX51SSS Funster

    Joined:
    Jul 18, 2015
    Messages:
    1,210
    Likes Received:
    2,739
    Location:
    North Manchester
    Yes, Rolex watches, designer jewellery, designer clothes and trainers worth 1000's. Just the type of stuff that motorhomers take with them for a couple of weeks away.
    Be careful, people will start hilarious threads again.
     
    • Like Like x 1
    • Funny Funny x 1
  17. Mattyjwr

    Mattyjwr Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Aug 18, 2013
    Messages:
    1,816
    Likes Received:
    3,115
    Location:
    Beds
    I doubt it.
     
  18. Hymie

    Hymie Funster

    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2013
    Messages:
    592
    Likes Received:
    674
    Location:
    Essex
    Buy a 25 year old motorhome, I leave the doors unlocked, the tealeaves may get in and leave me something. ( I hope it's not a brown parcel though)

    :rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
    • Funny Funny x 5
  19. EX51SSS

    EX51SSS Funster

    Joined:
    Jul 18, 2015
    Messages:
    1,210
    Likes Received:
    2,739
    Location:
    North Manchester
    They will because some believe in the gassing thing.
     
  20. PP Bear

    PP Bear Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Apr 5, 2013
    Messages:
    2,082
    Likes Received:
    6,035
    Location:
    UK
    Go them fitted on all my windows except 1:)

    I like them as it's another deterrent and effective security for me windows:)
     
Loading...

Share This Page