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 Post subject: Radiator Keys or not?
PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2015 11:19 am 
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I found these two old T Shaped iron / steel keys in my late Dad's garage and just wanted confirmation of what they are. They are T shaped and have a rectangular inset ending, much like a radiator key, but bigger.

They weigh approx 150 g each and are approx 9.5 cm x 9.5 cm.

My Dad was a bit of a handyman so they could be for anything.

Any ideas what they are?


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2015 11:44 am 
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They're not rad keys, they're a small square like a clock key. These are for some sort of "secure" screw on an access cover of some sort. They use a similar type of key on the boxes for external gas and electric meters.



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As Dave says they are access panel keys, usually used on gas/electric meter cupboards but can also be used on other things, I have seen them on large industrial waste bins for instance.



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They look like BT street cabinet keys.

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I'v seen a similar locks on a handful of building rooftops (we were inspecting something totally different but I really wanted enjoy the view but couldn't..) These might be a bit wider and I could not confirm for sure via photos alone. in case you've managed to figure out what these do I'll be eager to learn. cheers!


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Turned out wrong, my bad. Took me a while at google but these really are meant for securing external gas/electric boxes
http://www.amazon.co.uk/TRIANGULAR-ELECTRIC-UTILITY-METER-PLASTIC/dp/B007JHHR8U


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