Locking and securing the doors and hinges?

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Locking and securing the doors and hinges?

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Not sure if the new maules are like this but mine has AN bolts for door hinges. So even if the doors were lockable (which I don't have a key for) then someone could just remove the bolts to easily get in. Just wondering if anyone has ever made a solution or fix for this? Right now my fix is, don't leave anything in my plane. And in general, I'm not worried about this. But if I could make it a little more secure, then I would.

I know there is a newer door lock mechanism then what's on my M5. And maybe someday I'll upgrade to that. But what about the hinge issue?

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Nope, they only keep the honest out....
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Fabric airplane owners have a very good reason to make it easy for the bad guys to get in...

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Airplanes in general are just not secure. If they were they would probably be to heavy to fly. Even a lot of your lighter pressurized jets can be gotten into very quickly via the cheap door locks.

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Put hand written signs with bluetack on windows : "Caution-venomous snake on board-await arrival of snake handler" and leave a good quality, realistic fake snake on the seat...... works for cars too.
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where I live they would steal the snake.
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