Door lock barrel - how easy to replace?

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  1. The Lobster

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    At some point the main habitation door lock barrel has been changed on our MH and so we have an additional key for it. I see that Burstner original barrels can be purchased relatively cheaply - so I'm thinking of getting one that matches the key code of the lockers, and hence doing away with the extra key. How easy is it to replace the habitation door lock barrel? Thanks.

    This is what they look like:

    http://www.southdownsmotorcaravans.com/1742057-burstner-door-lock-barrel.html
     
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    Fairly easy if you have a RED key and know how
     
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    That barrel is not specific to BURSTENER :LOL: but a Zadi or vecam barrel recognisable by the red shutter.
     
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    I thought it looked like a sod of a job but then @Techno pointed me in the right direction and it proved to be a 20 second one (y)
     
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    Brilliant - thanks for the quick response. Reading @Techno's thread it looks like I need to buy a red key as well as the new barrel. I did wonder how it could be so easy but still secure - but of course you can only do this if the lock is unlocked (i.e. you already have the right key). My existing Burstner keys should fit the new barrel, using the same red key to fit it. I'll then be down to the original one Burstner and one Fiat key for everything. Job done :)
     
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