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Storage facilities converting units to cylinder locks.

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Storage facilities converting units to cylinder locks.
« on: April 07, 2011, 09:49:38 AM »
It looks like a few of the large facility chains are converting storage units to cylinder locks. They have already converted their vacant lockers. They continue converting lockers when a tenant moves out so that they don't have to cut and replace locks. In my opinion, the cylinder locks are much more secure. I have yet to see one removed in less than 5 minutes of drilling. I think this may discourage a lot of thieves.

Re: Storage facilities converting units to cylinder locks.
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2011, 10:16:50 AM »
I just bought a bunch of oak cabinets from a business that shut down.  I ended up pulling out six trailer loads of stuff (7x14 extended height trailer) so after dumping a couple off in my shop, I rented a "dollar special" at Public Storage.  Well, the "dollar special" used to actually cost $23 for the month but then they started making you buy insurance to get the special.  So, by the time you got the special, it was actually running $31 for the month.  But this time, it came out to a little over $40!  Now, to get the dollar special, you have to buy the insurance AND their cylinder lock!  I'm hoping that once I vacate this one and keep the lock that they won't make me buy a lock every single time I do the special!

Still a good deal......where else can you get a 10x30 for 40 bucks for a month?  Just don't want to keep the stuff there longer than that......it's discounted to $191 for the next three months, and then a little over $210 after that!  Dollar specials are a great tool if you just use it for the first month!

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Re: Storage facilities converting units to cylinder locks.
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2011, 10:14:20 PM »
It's an alright deal, however, many storage facilities offer the first month for free, with no administration fees and fine print.

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« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2011, 10:18:01 PM »
It's an alright deal, however, many storage facilities offer the first month for free, with no administration fees and fine print.

Some do, but some of those also make you stay for a minimum amount of time, and if you get the first month free and have to stay for three months, it doesn't pencil out.

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Re: Storage facilities converting units to cylinder locks.
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2011, 10:14:21 AM »
good point

SimonDavid32...

I see you have health insurance on your mind in your email and website info in your profile.

Tell us a little about your experience in the storage auction scene.  ???

Re: Storage facilities converting units to cylinder locks.
« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2011, 08:14:05 PM »
SimonDavid32...

I see you have health insurance on your mind in your email and website info in your profile.

Tell us a little about your experience in the storage auction scene.  ???


LOL!  Hey, where did he go?

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Re: Storage facilities converting units to cylinder locks.
« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2011, 09:26:31 PM »

LOL!  Hey, where did he go?

I think someone "disappeared" him.


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