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laundry coin box/locks (by Josh [CA]) Nov 16, 2011 6:35 PM
       laundry coin box/locks (by RR [WA]) Nov 16, 2011 6:50 PM
       laundry coin box/locks (by LL [AZ]) Nov 16, 2011 7:12 PM
       laundry coin box/locks (by Josh [CA]) Nov 16, 2011 7:42 PM
       laundry coin box/locks (by Virden [OH]) Nov 16, 2011 8:25 PM
       laundry coin box/locks (by Robert J [CA]) Nov 17, 2011 2:13 AM
       laundry coin box/locks (by Josh [CA]) Nov 17, 2011 6:47 PM

laundry coin box/locks (by Josh [CA]) Posted on: Nov 16, 2011 6:35 PM

Looking to replace some laundry machine coin box locks and one coin box. With something more secure. Suggestions?

Looked at the sleeves.

Ernie you have any input?

laundry coin box/locks (by RR [WA]) Posted on: Nov 16, 2011 6:50 PM

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What brand of machines is it for?

Have you had problems with theft?

They make stickers that say something like "all coins removed daily" or "coin box contains less than $5".

Cameras help too.

You can also rig an alarm to the coin boxes.

Just some ideas for you.

laundry coin box/locks (by LL [AZ]) Posted on: Nov 16, 2011 7:12 PM

We have coin boxes. The digital card readers are like $250 per machine so I did without them.

Do like I think it was Brad who suggested it - put up a dummy video camera, then mount a smoke detector video camera. When they trash the main camera you catch them on the other camera.

Of course the crooks probably know about this now...

Our laundry room is behind a key gated area AND has a locking door that can't be left unlocked.

I periodically remind people that if the door is propped open or anything is broken into I will remove the machines - so I have like 12 sets of eyes hopefully watching them.

laundry coin box/locks (by Josh [CA]) Posted on: Nov 16, 2011 7:42 PM

Whirlpool & speed queen.

Evicted in 2007. Silly childish antics from soon to be senior citizens. Pathtic. Sucks to be them.

I've got them on video. I have a file of police reports. I have to convince myself to spend the time to serve them up what they are begging me for. I have too many positive things to do in my life. I keep on improving my life and properties and rise above it.

I hate allowing gutter huggers to drag me into their disgusting state of negative mind set. Rather just wipe the mud that they are on the gutter curb and let them wallow then to slap them down legally. I really don't want to see their twisted whiny mugs again. Waste of O2 and effort.

Life is short. Live love laugh long and hardy.

laundry coin box/locks (by Virden [OH]) Posted on: Nov 16, 2011 8:25 PM

Along with the cameras add the 4, 5, 6 and 7 ft marks to the corners and door trims strips. I see them with red, blue, yellow paint to make identity easier. Posted at 23:25 EST

laundry coin box/locks (by Robert J [CA]) Posted on: Nov 17, 2011 2:13 AM

I replaced my coin box with the standard tube lock with a abloy type keyed coin box. Then around the frame infront of the coin box I drilled a hole and installed a pad lock that takes a multi-lock key with a 1/2" shackle frame. These two locks are un-pickable and would require a 5000 degree torch and 20 minutes of cutting time.

I also installed a secret back up video camera that looked like a smoke detector. I video'ed a tenants son trying to break into my laundry machines with his gang banging friends. This was wonderful because I was able to evict this long term tenant who's parents were paying (Half the market rent) 1995 rent in 2005 because of rent control. The family said how could I do this to them. I had asked them to cover the cost of the broken washer coin slide and touch up paint, a whole fifty bucks, but they refused. I told them that paying half the market rent, they saved over $5000 a year -- with that kind of savings you'd think they would cover the distruction their children caused to my property.

laundry coin box/locks (by Josh [CA]) Posted on: Nov 17, 2011 6:47 PM

You would think! That kind of thought process requires logic & ethics 2 things these type of people don't have a clue about.

Robert J would the type of locks you mentioned be impervious to damaging the coin box locks by forcing a key or flat head screw driver in the lock & breaking it off? Or would a sleeve be better?

When the piss wipes broke into the dryer coin box and grabbed all of maybe a buck.

They jammed the washing machine lock with a key and broke it off. Then went to another property of mine and did the same to the washing machine lock there. Boo Hoo we didn't get to steal more than a buck. We are owed so much more because we were evicted. Not. I have a judgment for over 3k. Plain for all to see who is on the right side of the law and it isn't you pond scum guppies.

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