The Masterlock lock is PRIME. Perfect tool for the kiter not wanting to bring their keys on the water. Although it isn't the kiter way to steal... it happens. Took one theft for me to figure it out and to never leave my stuff out at the event site again. Fits perfectly on the hitch ring of my car.
Since 20 May 2011
Mon Jun 03, 19 10:15 am
+2 master lock. I attach it to my bike rack. I also keep a spare exterior key in my baggie shorts pocket. Maybe a bit paranoid, but less stressful. I use a similar system for b/c skiing...
Since 16 May 2006
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retired kiter & motorhead Unicorn Master
Mon Jun 03, 19 12:29 pm
The safest place for your key is in your prison wallet. _________________ Bury me standing cause I won't lay down!!
Thanks everyone for the ideas! I have the hitch safe on my Blazer, but my Juke won't take a 2" receiver. Plus, the Faraday bags don't seem reliable enough. If my key is near the car, the car is unlocked. If my key is in the car, it won't lock and it starts with a push button.
I think what I'm going to do is vacuum seal a key fob and carry that sealed fob in an aquapac. That way the key is with me. As long as the vacuum seal is good, the sealed bag will be waterproof.
Since 11 Jul 2010
Fri Jun 21, 19 3:20 pm
Plus, the Faraday bags don't seem reliable enough. If my key is near the car, the car is unlocked. If my key is in the car, it won't lock and it starts with a push button.
My car is similar, quite a hassle for kiting. These days I put my key in a zip lock bag (sandwich bag) and press the air out, roll it up and stick it in my sleeve. Only really works with a full suit - small drybag in the boardshorts is the other option I use when not in the full suit. _________________ Curious about Ocean Rodeo gear? Drop me a line or visit Windance in Hood River or go to http://www.oceanrodeo.com
Since 11 Jan 2009
Hood River, OR
Sun Jun 23, 19 6:25 am
Yes some faraday bags are not as reliable as other. The current bag I have works great, yet you can also double bag the fob which is completely effective. I have also seen some faraday metal boxes that valets use, yet I have not found one to try.
I would shy away for ziplocking the fob and having it on your person. I know that my fob is very expensive and a hassle to replace. I feel that it is cheaper to spend 20 on a good faraday bag and not risk losing your fob. _________________ BW
Since 12 Nov 2008
Tue Jul 02, 19 2:06 pm
Have seen a bunch of waterproof phone bags around for cheap, including on a table in front of NSI for $4 when I was at NYCSS for lunch earlier.
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