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#11601507 - 05/13/16 02:30 PM What coupler lock do you use?
Hittmanfish Offline
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Registered: 05/28/14
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Loc: Arlington
I won't be able to store my boat in a garage (why are 20'X20' garages allowed in Texas?!) and I'm wondering what coupler locks y'all use? I've heard the Reese Towpower is very easy to break off. Any suggestions?

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#11603635 - 05/14/16 11:45 PM Re: What coupler lock do you use? [Re: Hittmanfish]
Hittmanfish Offline
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Loc: Arlington
This is for a Basscat trailer specifically

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#11603694 - 05/15/16 06:27 AM Re: What coupler lock do you use? [Re: Hittmanfish]
Lee in Texas Offline
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This AND a chain with heavy secure lock at home.
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#11603814 - 05/15/16 09:00 AM Re: What coupler lock do you use? [Re: Hittmanfish]
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just a small weld on the pin ,and stinger.
also put a tack on the ball nut.

stops rattle, stops any thief without a 4 inch grinder
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#11603815 - 05/15/16 09:03 AM Re: What coupler lock do you use? [Re: Hittmanfish]
CB327 Offline
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I use the locks that Lee above uses. Neighbor uses a steel pole in the ground with a hitch ball mounted on the top. Then uses the same lock to secure to a vehicle. He also locks his tow chains to the pole.
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#11603844 - 05/15/16 09:28 AM Re: What coupler lock do you use? [Re: CB327]
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#11603904 - 05/15/16 10:15 AM Re: What coupler lock do you use? [Re: Ranger1]
Lee in Texas Offline
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Looks good. Have never heard or seen that one. May be much more secure
Burt, remember, a lock is only intended to keep and honest man honest. A determined thief will find a way to break it I'm sure
JMO
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#11604057 - 05/15/16 12:46 PM Re: What coupler lock do you use? [Re: Hittmanfish]
Nic Jones Offline
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Registered: 03/31/12
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Loc: Longview, Tx
I use the Blaylock trailer hitch lock.

Blaylock Hitch Locks

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#11604663 - 05/15/16 07:55 PM Re: What coupler lock do you use? [Re: Hittmanfish]
rxkid2001 Offline
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Registered: 01/26/11
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Loc: Wishing I was in TX
I'd put one on the hitch and then open the swing tongue and put a lock through it. You can get wheel locks too. The more locks you use the less chance they mess with it.


http://www.amazon.com/ProSource-Heavy-An...ords=wheel+lock

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#11606284 - 05/16/16 03:20 PM Re: What coupler lock do you use? [Re: Hittmanfish]
Hittmanfish Offline
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Registered: 05/28/14
Posts: 252
Loc: Arlington
Has anyone used this Gorilla Guard lock?
http://www.amazon.com/Tow-Ready-63228-Go...d=ATVPDKIKX0DER

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