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Old 03-27-2014, 11:42 PM   #1
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Installing a Floor Safe in a Motorhome

We are currently in the market for a used MH and I have seen a few for sale that have a floor safe. This is a feature that we would like but realize that probably not a lot of coaches have them. Can anyone give me information about having one installed or DIY if we purchase a MH without one?

Thanks in advance....happy traveling
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You can buy a floor safe and find a good hiding place (closet or under bed) and install it with out too much effort. Usually a hole is cut out or you could buy a surface mounted safe and just bolt it down. Good luck, stay safe and keep us posted.
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I would just bolt one in to your MH. IMO stealth is more secure than steel inside a flimsy RV. If you type "floor safe" into the iRV2 search window above you will get lots of reading on the subject.
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I installed a Sentry residential/hotel safe in my coach. What I like about it, is you can either use a pin, or any card with a magnetic read strip to open it. (I use the card). One thing to think about, if you put it somewhere like under the bed, will you take the time to get to it? I put mine in a cabinet, but what I did was adjust the shelving so the safe can not be slid out. I then used 3000 lb. Rated epoxy to glue the shelf to the cabinet. The only way it is coming out of there, is to destroy the cabinet. I can there a towel over it, and even if someone finds it, they probably wouldn't want to make the noise to tear it out.
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I would just bolt one in to your MH. IMO stealth is more secure than steel inside a flimsy RV. If you type "floor safe" into the iRV2 search window above you will get lots of reading on the subject.
Yes. Stealth! The perps will look in the closet and under the bed first, and carry crow bars for a reason.

Let's just say I did not do the obvious.
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Did not know ours had one until we reviewed the pouch of stuff and found the manual for it.

No description of where it was...

Took days of tinkering to find it under c false floor under passenger seat.

Many options for hiding things.
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Thanks everyone! A few different options to consider!
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My dynasty has two one factory under bed not fireproof, one I added in rear closet 5 hr fireproof ten key pad. I have #8 case hardened bolts thru floor into angle iron with two nuts each of 4 bolts. Bring on your crow bar good luck/ I guess viper will give you a very few minutes. Follow 10 commandments and do not steel from your neighbor down here!
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The first consideration is; what is under the floor in that spot?
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