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Old 02-19-2016, 03:59 PM   #1
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Tongue lock

So I am looking for another tongue lock. I saw this and wonder if anyone has opted for this. I do not have any stock in this and it seems that it would do the job.

https://www.rvupgradestore.com/prove...ock-p/2516.htm
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Old 02-19-2016, 04:18 PM   #2
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That costs about as much as I pay for insurance each year. I use one of the $40 units and it seems to work well. If a thief really wants your trailer there will be no stopping them. Best we can do is pay the insurance premium and take reasonable precautions.
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Looks like a hefty piece it would deffinately make your camper a hard target and make the criminals look else where if they have a choice.

Rich, is correct, if they want, it they will get it regardless of what lock you have.
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I installed an industrial stainless steel lock (bicycle type), it goes thru the holes in the hitch, works great for me.
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I got this three-piece lock set for a much lower price when Lowes carried them. Still a good set of products, wherever you find them: Model No. 3794DAT | Master Lock
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I got this three-piece lock set for a much lower price when Lowes carried them. Still a good set of products, wherever you find them: Model No. 3794DAT | Master Lock
This got some pretty bad reviews from amazon, and I always take them with a grain of salt
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Incorrect posting. Sorry.
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Looks kind of like the ones we used to fabricate out of well casing. Pretty pricey, but might come in handy if you are in a high theft area. I have had a few work trailers stolen over the years. One had a hitch lock on it and the just strapped the chains around the truck hitch and took off with it (smaller trailer). Another we actually had a full wheel boot on it and they dragged it out to the road and apparently loaded it on to a flatbed.

All you can do is slow them down a bit, or hopefully make them go in search of easier pickings. Keep the insurance paid up too.

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This got some pretty bad reviews from amazon, and I always take them with a grain of salt
So you always trust or distrust the reviews? Grain of salt means to be skeptical: Urban Dictionary: with a grain of salt
Some people don't like Master Locks; I understand. But my point is that three locks, keyed alike, are convenient, and always better than no lock at all.
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