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Topic: Spare key?
Posted By: Gregm
Subject: Spare key?
Date Posted: 14 May 2016 at 3:11pm
Has anybody ever gotten a spare key made for their Rpod. We tried to get one done at Ace Hardware but they didn't have any blanks that would work. I don't know if any of the other big box hardware stores might have them

2014 171
2015 Toyota Tacoma Prerunner

Posted By: jato
Date Posted: 14 May 2016 at 3:22pm
Great question.  Am curious though as when we purchased our 177 back on 2011 it came with 2 sets of keys, do they only come with 1 set on the newer ones?

God's pod
'11 model 177
'13 Ford Explorer
Jim and Diane by beautiful Torch Lake
"...and you will know the Truth and the Truth will set you free."

Posted By: Leo B
Date Posted: 14 May 2016 at 3:25pm
We got two sets on our 171 and later when we bought our 179 we also got two sets. Haven't lost any yet, but you can never have enough spares!


Posted By: Gregm
Date Posted: 14 May 2016 at 4:01pm
Ours came with two sets. However I would like to have a backup or two if possible and considering the cost of getting extra keys made I thought it would be a good idea just in case

2014 171
2015 Toyota Tacoma Prerunner

Posted By: Q7-retired
Date Posted: 14 May 2016 at 4:12pm
I have multiple keys, obtained when i replaced all the cargo hatch key cylinders with cylinders keyed the same as the door key.  In the case of my 2015 RP-178, the door key is a Global Link with a key number.  You might want to see if RV Locks can provide extra keys:

Best regards, Jim
TV 2015 Audi Q7 TDI and 2017 Ford F150
At home in "Our Pod"

Posted By: podrunner
Date Posted: 14 May 2016 at 4:24pm
My used pod only came with 1 key.  I had a spare made at a lock smith type store.  I do not think this style of key is available at the big box retailers.  Good luck with your search.

2010 R Pod 151
2017 4runner

Posted By: JandL
Date Posted: 14 May 2016 at 4:49pm
my local locksmith shop has made keys for my Pod

2013 Honda Ridgeline
2012 177
2 Paynes in a Pod

Posted By: jimandclare
Date Posted: 14 May 2016 at 4:55pm
Tried to get extra keys from Lowes, can't do it. Same witb ACE hardware. A local RV dealer only had blanks .... which of course Lowes couldn't make the keys from. Finally went to a locksmith shop .... no problem. Should have gone there first and saved all the running around.

Jim & Clare
2016 R-pod 178
2014 Ford Edge

Posted By: Gregm
Date Posted: 14 May 2016 at 5:06pm
I appreciate everybody's input. I will probably go with A locksmith. We have a couple nearby and there's one that we use at my office on occasion. Thanks to all

2014 171
2015 Toyota Tacoma Prerunner

Posted By: Podster
Date Posted: 15 May 2016 at 4:29pm
You can order keys here...real easy cost effective, arrives in your mailbox. -

Need Global Keys? Here you go... - Global Link Replacement Key

Cliff & Raelynn
Ranger 4.0/178
(1/2 ton 5,800lb tow capacity)

Posted By: techntrek
Date Posted: 15 May 2016 at 10:08pm
Bingo, I was about to post that same website.

Doug ~ '10 171 (2009-2015) ~ 2008 Salem ~ - Pod instruction manual

Posted By: podderfj
Date Posted: 17 May 2016 at 9:36pm
Save yourself a lot of time and trouble and go to an established lock smith.  My locksmith cut two for me at $2.00 each.  

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