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Old 08-05-2011, 07:38 PM   #11
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I think the chalks would be used to steady the trailer the write way!! Peter
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Old 08-06-2011, 08:41 AM   #12
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Maybe you could right noats on the hot water heater
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Old 08-06-2011, 11:48 AM   #13
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The noats would float in the hot water..
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Old 08-13-2011, 06:17 PM   #14
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Hi: All...Ever since I burnt out the electric element and had it replaced...I've been in HOT WATER!!!
I've also been told I'm "chock full-o-nuts" too. Alf
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Old 02-19-2012, 11:48 PM   #15
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I didn't know the starter kit came with a hitch lock... I guess I got two now. Because I just bought the deluxe model yesterday. I suppose the one in the kit is the one with the U-bolt over the top style. I passed on that one, looked like it was hack-saw accessible.
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Old 02-20-2012, 08:48 AM   #16
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Re: Starter Kit

Define a hitch lock? My Escape came with what I call a coupler lock, I had to purchase the remainder.
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Old 02-20-2012, 08:51 AM   #17
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Old 02-20-2012, 01:01 PM   #18
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Just keep in mind that all of these devices only prevent the casual passerby from becoming an opportunist thief. Pretty much anything will work for that. Real trailer thieves do not use hacksaws, lock picks, bolt cutters, or any other type of tools. In fact, they don't even bother with hitching up. That takes too long. They just wrap YOUR safety chains around their hitch ball and drive off with your trailer. The only thing that might deter them is one of those club like devices that locks onto a wheel. Even then, they can just drag the whole thing away, but, it is less likely because of the attention it would attract going down the road.


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Old 02-20-2012, 04:33 PM   #19
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The 5.0 has an unintended theft-deterent. A thief would need to use a pick-up small enough to get under the trailer to steal it, and I doubt many thieves subscribe to the philosophy of "less-is-more."

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