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Old 01-29-2020, 03:16 PM
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Like the title says, where do you all think is best place to keep spare keys of your boat? Home? Vehicle? Hidden spot in boat?

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Please include addresses
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Not falling for this one
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House with a neighbor. Boat--never lost or left them any other place...but you can use the same trick I use on the RV. That is one of the combination lock boxes, bolted with locktitte in a compartment. These are similar to what Realtors use.
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Knox box
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I leave my spare key with my parents on their key chain. If I need it, which I never do cause I just kick the door open and screw some more screws in the frame. It's been broke some many times that it doesn't matter. There's nothing good in my house anyway. Keep all that stuff in secret locations throughout the Southeast US.
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I leave mine in the glove box of boat. If someone has the balls to steal they can have it. Then I can get a bigger one.truck I wire tie one to frame. House I don’t have one or I can’t remember where I put it. I don’t think somebody that wants to steal something is worried about having a key. Keys just keep honest people honest.
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Mine are in the ditch bag I carry on board. When I leave, they go with me. When I arrive and find I've forgotten them, bingo. Never without them.
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In my truck.
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I can't remember.
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Dry box that comes and goes on every outing.
Old 01-29-2020, 05:37 PM
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In the ignition
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Lemme ask you, how many threads you read where someone drove X amount of hours to launch boat ant discovered there's no keys in the ignition?

On the boat is my vote in something that is always on the boat. Include kill switch thingy so someone can start up the boat if you went flying off the stern while running..
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Definitely in the truck. I can't see why you would need the spare keys to be anywhere else, especially since 99% of the time the spare keys are going to save you from the "oh shiz, I drove all the way to the boat ramp remember every single piece of fishing gear, but left the boat keys"
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Never take mine out of the ignition
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Old 01-29-2020, 06:43 PM
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Boat keys in truck console, spare keys in truck glovebox.

More than once, I've looked at a nice boat in a slip and noticed the keys in the ignition switch.
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Truck: Coffee can full of bolts in the tool box, can’t see the key that way.
Boat: tackle box of old hooks, again hidden.
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Ignition pretty well 24/7/365. Only time I pull them out is if I'm at a restaurant or similar by water. Boat stays on the lift with power to the lift killed from inside the house.
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I keep a spare boat key tie wrapped to some wires in the engine bay. You would really have to be looking to find it. You never know what could happen while out on the water. A buddy actually lost his key while on the trailer heading to the launch. The best we could guess is the foam float on the key chain caught enough wind to snatch it out the ignition.
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Three step procedure to get to the spare ignition switch key. Almost like an escape room.

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