The Mail Boss curbside mailboxes offer superior protection against mailbox vandalism. Vandal resistance depends on strength and durability of construction, and innovation of design.
This article compares the MailBoss curbside mailboxes in terms of tool fishing resistance; mailbox fishing can involve a prong or other device to steal from a locked mailbox.
Hand fishing refers to reaching into a locking mailbox and removing mail by hand. Locking mailboxes typically have either a slot design with mail deposited through an incoming mail slot, or a bin design with mail and packages placed in a bin and deposited inside the mailbox when the bin is closed. The vulnerability of […]
Evaluating the pry resistance of Epoch Design’s curbside mailboxes, there is very little difference among the models. Due to the overall heavier-duty construction of the Mail Boss Curbside and Package Master, they rate slightly better than the Mail Manager, though: All Mail Boss mailboxes include a patented anti-pry latch locking mechanism that make them exceedingly […]
What happens when a Mail Boss locking mailbox is struck by heavy machinery? Not much, according to this testimonial from Grant in Tacoma.
Here’s a “glamor” shot of the Mail Boss installed alongside other “old-school” mailboxes in suburban Snoqualmie. Mail theft is rampant in Snoqualmie so a Mail Boss locking mailbox is a wise investment. If you were a thief, I don’t think you’d start with the mailbox on the left. I think we all now who the […]
We received this photo from a Mail Boss customer in Mooresville, North Carolina. She reports that thieves are prying mailboxes in her neighborhood, and attempted to pry open her Mail Boss Curbside. As you can see below, the thieves were unsuccessful in stealing mail. They did manage to do some damage to the mailbox, but […]
Mail thieves in Lodi have burglarized 3 other models of locking mailboxes; can’t defeat Mail Boss Nancy has spent dozens of hours and hundreds of dollars trying to deal with the mail thieves that have been raiding her Lodi California mailbox. When she first learned that her mail was being stolen, she purchased a locking […]
David from Redondo just purchased a Mail Boss after some research, and emailed us to share his feedback. He writes: Researched mailboxes for quite a while before choosing the Mail Boss, from Ace Hardware in Redondo, (near Des Moines, WA) today and installed it as soon as I got home. Wow, what a great design […]
Moves on to easier target As more and more homeowners are switching to locking mailboxes, thieves are having a harder time finding easy pickings from unlocked mailboxes, and are resorting to burglarizing “secure” mailboxes with screwdrivers and crowbars. The purpose of a locking mailbox is to provide enough deterrence to a mail thief that s/he […]