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Hide Your Spare Key in Plain Sight with a DIY Sprinkler Head Dead Drop!

By The ITS Crew

Hiding a spare key outside your home helps you avoid locking yourself out and having to shell out the big bucks for a locksmith. However, this can be a liability if someone with bad intentions discovers your hiding spot and gains access to that key. To keep things hidden in plain sight, we’re big fans of Dead Drop Devices and our DIY article linked here, provides instructions for creating your own using a standard sprinkler head.

Overt Dead Drops like the DIY Sprinkler Head aren’t meant to provide extreme security, but instead hide amongst other items to avoid being detected. What are the chances someone is going to take the time to pull up an entire sprinkler head just to see if there’s a spare key stashed somewhere?

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If you aren’t the arts and crafts type, or just want another option for getting inside when you’ve locked yourself out, look no further than the ITS Lock Picking Starter Pack! This kit includes everything you’ll need to learn the basics of lock picking and even includes a full-size lock pick set and our Modular Practice Lock. Chances are, once you begin to understand the basics of picking and how easy it can be, you’ll be upgrading your home locks with one after some practice.

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