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Old 08-11-2013, 02:55 PM   #1
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Coupler Lock?

Having a hard time finding a coupler lock that fits my new Airstream. Bought and returned 3 so far! The oversized rolled "lip" on the coupler seems to be the problem. Anybody find one that works?
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Old 08-11-2013, 03:22 PM   #2
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Welcome to DeadBolt - Products - Other Products - TCL-2

Can be purchased from Camping World, Airstream Store etc.
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Old 08-11-2013, 04:05 PM   #3
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Coupler locks have limited value, easy to cut away. Even easier to back a truck up to your coupler, wrap your safety chains around the crooks receiver, raise the jack, and drive away.

Hard to stop them if they want it.

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Old 08-11-2013, 04:27 PM   #4
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While it's true that a dedicated thief can find a way to steal your AS, a quality coupler lock will deter some, and slow down or complicate the 'Pro' enough that might draw attention to his dastardly deed...!

Airstream could also help in this area by installing a switch (inside the cabin) in the circuit that powers the tongue jack...causing an interloper to find another way to power the jack, and again slowing down the process...

Securing one of the safety chains to this puppy might deter some of the 'Pros' from stealing your AS...
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I always remove the fuse from the tongue jack to slow a thief down...
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Old 08-11-2013, 04:56 PM   #6
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I use the megahitch coupler lock. Their web site is www.megahitchlock.com. Will it stop a determened thief, don't know, but one would have to be very determined to get it off.
It is made in america and the folks were great to work with. It is also not the cheapest lock in town.

Now on the other hand, I really do like the dog idea but then I always carry doggie treats.
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Thanks for all the replies, will try magahitch. My Airstream dealer sold me the first one that didn't fit.
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This is the lock that I use.




It is the Master Lock Armored Trailer Lock with Shackle Guard.

I got it on Amazon, here is a Link
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Thanks for all the replies, will try magahitch. My Airstream dealer sold me the first one that didn't fit.

This worked for my bambi 16'....

http://www.toolking.com/master-lock-...-coupler-lock/
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I use the mega hitch lock. Works great. It hangs at a funny angle which makes it even wonkier to try to steal.
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I've added some add'l protection by inserting a hitch ball with the 'mounting stud' cut off - into the coupler before locking with an armored lock...

By inserting this modified hitch ball, a thief can't attempt to tow your rig by inserting a smaller hitch ball into the coupler's opening...

Anything you can do to slow em' down works in your favor..!
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