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Old 08-11-2016, 05:27 AM   #1
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Homemade Coupler Lock

Thought I'd post some pics of a coupler lock that I welded up from scrap metal that I had lying around to fit a puck lock that I had purchased years ago. The only new part that I had to buy was a hitch ball from Wal-Mart.

The pics are pretty self-explanatory but you may not see that the ball is welded in place & I drilled a few weep holes in the bottom to drain any water that may accumulate.

I'm pretty happy with the way it turned out!


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Old 08-11-2016, 01:17 PM   #2
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Old 08-11-2016, 04:50 PM   #3
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Very nice!!!
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Old 12-22-2016, 01:10 PM   #4
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Job well done!
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Old 01-02-2017, 01:54 PM   #5
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interesting lock,,, looks great but while googling Puck locks, I watched a guy on You tube make short work picking the small keyed Master Lock puck lock,, i guess given enough time most locks can be broken into,, I look at our master lock hitch lock. and think a sledge hammer could make short work,, My BIL has land in AZ which I had hoped to put my trailer on instead of hauling the 5 hours for a weekend adventure but he says there are alot of thefts through broken windows, etc... so that is out of our picture,,, looks great though...
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Old 01-03-2017, 05:13 AM   #6
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It looks real good, I wish I could find a great welder over my way...
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Old 12-26-2017, 01:19 AM   #7
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Coupler locks

I have recently been interested in trailer security and found a couple of tongue locking systems similar to the homemade type with the hockey "puck" style locks. One from Proven Industries https://www.provenlocks.com Another from GusHill Industries https://gushill.com

As far as locks I have found some interesting locks available through the following manufacturers.
MUL-T-LOCK MT5+ TR100 "Hockey Puck" Padlock

Abloy Protec2 PL 975 Hardened Steel Puck Padlock

The MedecoŽ*Hockey Puck style padlocks*
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Old 12-26-2017, 05:06 AM   #8
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Great job, it does look sturdy enough to secure the unit.

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