Well-made locks. Work well on zippers and small lockers. Company is responsive if you have problems with the locks. Locks come in orange or black.
Setting the combination can be a little difficult. Some people have a hard time reopening their locks.
Includes a red TSA inspection indicator, which lets you know when it has been opened with a master key. Can hold up to 150 lb. of pressure. Numbers on the dial are easy to read. Combination setting is simple.
The shackle on this lock is a little short. Some quality control issues. Test the locks well before you put them on your bags.
Has a steel shackle instead of a cord. Small size fits on zippers. White on black numbers are easy to read. Heavy construction for a little lock.
The shackle length is shorter on this lock than on a wire lock, and may not fit all of your baggage or cases.
Locks can take the rough handling of checked air travel well. Combination doesn't take long to set. Locks come in several colors to make your bags easier to spot at baggage claim. Large numbers on the locks are easy to see.
Some reports of getting a lock that doesn't operate properly.
Locks work with a key, eliminating problems with setting combinations. Wire detaches, making it easier to use in some situations, particularly on smaller bags and purses. Works when other locks won't fit. Can be easier to use than padlocks.
All of the locks are keyed the same, making them easy to access for someone else with the same type of lock.
When you go on a trip, it is reasonable to want to lock your luggage. Before you send checked baggage through, you will need to make sure the lock is approved by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). In the United States, federal law requires that the TSA have access to your luggage. TSA screens luggage and must have the ability to open and inspect it. If you do not have a TSA approved lock, the officers will have to cut off the lock. If that is not possible, they may have to enter your bag in another way, which could permanently damage it. TSA is not responsible for those damages. A TSA approved lock works with a master key system, which allows the TSA officer to use a master key to access the lock without having to break your lock or damage your luggage.
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