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Old 12-03-2014, 04:21 PM   #21
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Tempted to try my bolt cutter on it...
That might work. If it is too hard or too thick, it looks like an easy target for a saw or abrasive cutting wheel. Among other problems, this design really doesn't look like much of a deterrent for thieves willing to use serious tools.

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"Didn't take much to break this item at the round bar that attaches this to my trailer. Moved the trailer slightly. Heard and snap and the round bar snapped where the pin inserts. This is a visual deterrent only. One revolution and this item is broken off and the thieves have your trailer."
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Old 12-03-2014, 04:29 PM   #22
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I was expecting the "alternate bike storag on tongue" to take a detour in this direction. What do you have to do to secure bikes, especially with a clamp-on bike rack?
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Old 12-03-2014, 04:45 PM   #23
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Tempted to try my bolt cutter on it...
Why make work of it? A small grinder with metal cutting disk--effortless

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Old 12-03-2014, 05:57 PM   #24
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Das Boot

Am using this and Reece coupler lock. Easy to store when separated. Despite the name it's made in Nanaimo, B.C. Bought it at Westar near ETI.
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Old 12-03-2014, 07:56 PM   #25
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We went with this.
Rittenhouse | Heavy Duty Wheel Lock - Boot Wheel Lock

No weak point cuttable with a bolt cutter, and this thing is HEAVY. Will it work?
We'll see.
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Old 12-03-2014, 08:09 PM   #26
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I have a simple hitch lock on our trailer. If someone wants the trailer, they'll find a way to take it. I think a simple hammer blow would destroy part of the lock casting. I just want to make it less attractive to steal than the trailer next to me.
Those large wheel locks probably delive a message that the next guy is an easier target....interesting...
I also like the idea of a tracking device. Or better yet, putting a sticker on the trailer that informs a would be theif it has a tracking device, even though it doesn't.
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Old 12-03-2014, 08:11 PM   #27
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Oops...."i" before "e" except after "c"....my bad.
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Old 12-03-2014, 10:40 PM   #28
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Oops...."i" before "e" except after "c"....my bad.
Except in Codeine...
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Old 12-03-2014, 11:55 PM   #29
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Except in Codeine...
I think because the derivation is from the Greek and hence a non English spelling. The rhyme is generally applied to English spellings.
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Except in Codeine...
Weird, isn't it?
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