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Yes it is an allen. It's not much of an anti-theft.
 

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There might be a pin in the middle of the head and a corresponding hole in the allan key something similar to this.
 

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From the picture they're not security screws or whatever you call them...they're not truly anti-theft, but they're more anti-theft than the standard nut that holds the doors on. Many thieves may carry an adjustable wrench, but they don't usually carry a full set of allen wrenches, etc...gotta remember, if someone REALLY wants your doors, they're gonna take em regardless of what you put on them.
 

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There might be a pin in the middle of the head and a corresponding hole in the allan key something similar to this.
got lic plate bolts like that-not 100% fool proof but will slow you down if you do not happen to have the right wrench. should stop 'spur of the moment' theifs. you can't stop a determined theif, best you can do is slow em down to the point they'll look elsewhere and items like this will discourage the 'rip and run' theifs.
 

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I uses the assumption that the average thief doesn't carry a tool box with him.
 

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Well, how about if they carry vise-grips, or channel locks even. $30 for for 4 Allen head nuts and an Allen wrench? I don't get it. And the fact that they call them "anti-theft" bugs me. I'm not a vendor basher but this one is ridiculous.
 

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It's an "ex key" by the way, not an Allen wrench..... (as printed in the ad)

Mine never let me have one..... I heard they can be useful though when the doghouse ain't cuttin' it.
 

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Here's what your "Your Tamperproof Fastener experts" have to offer. Only one hex shape there and it has a pin in the middle.
None of those designs are foolproof. Vice grips can handle any bolt head that they can get a grip on.
 

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not to mention that any stripped nut remover in a cordless 18 volt reversible impact driver will make that useless. thieves nowadays are high tech...they can strip a Jeep doors off in 10 seconds while your at the fast food counter ordering!
 

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not to mention that any stripped nut remover in a cordless 18 volt reversible impact driver will make that useless. thieves nowadays are high tech...they can strip a Jeep doors off in 10 seconds while your at the fast food counter ordering!
There's a reason why you shouldn't grease up your hinge pins the first time you remove your doors...thieves may be high tech with all the latest tools and stripped nut removers, but I bet they don't carry a floor jack and a block of wood with them! :flipoff:
 
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