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Old 02-10-2013, 08:56 PM   #29
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Hi, all. I know this thread is a few months old, but I'm in the market for a hitch lock, hoping you can help me make the right choice. Several of you have mentioned the megahitch coupler vault. I checked out the website, which one is appropriate for my 1950's Airstream? The 1 7/8 or 2" model, or do I get the silver 'Airstream' model? For those who have purchased this lock, are you still happy with it? Thanks!
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Old 02-10-2013, 09:40 PM   #30
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Sum, what size hitch ball do you have?
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Old 02-10-2013, 11:25 PM   #31
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I'm pretty sure it's a 2"
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Old 02-10-2013, 11:27 PM   #32
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...but I do like the looks of the 'Airstream' model (hey, it's silver after all). Or is yellow a better deterrent?
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Old 02-11-2013, 08:49 AM   #33
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The 2 inch is what you need. My lock is yellow, I really don't know if that color is a deterrant or not. Do keep in mind that a lock no matter what kind will not stop a professional. Hopefully they will at least make some lazy scum bag go for an easier target.
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Old 02-11-2013, 12:36 PM   #34
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Thanks, AWCHIEF. That's what I'm hoping, that the lock will give potential thieves pause. It sure seems like it would be a lot of work to remove- definitely not quick or easy!
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After reading about these locks I bought this one:



All the lock does is slow the thief down a bit but a lock with a visible bar or loop is the quickest to cut off.
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Old 02-11-2013, 05:11 PM   #36
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Guardian G-37 hitch lock

I just got my check returned from Guardian.02/06/13 The envelope was marked OUT OF BUSINESS. Bummer
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After reading about these locks I bought this one:

All the lock does is slow the thief down a bit but a lock with a visible bar or loop is the quickest to cut off.
Yep, that's the one I ended up getting too.
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Old 02-11-2013, 09:14 PM   #38
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That one is the Masterlock 379 DAT, right? The price is hard to beat ($19.25 on Amazon tonight). Maybe I should start with that one then upgrade to the other one later. I just don't want to take any chances.
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To Sylvr Slypr... Well at least you got your check back! That's crazy, the website is still up & running. I hope you find something better.
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I just got my check returned from Guardian.02/06/13 The envelope was marked OUT OF BUSINESS. Bummer
My envelope was inside the marked one and it had the correct return address for Guardian. I think I will give them a call to get to the bottom of this.
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Yes, Sum75, it is the MasterLock. $19 is a good price, too.
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Old 02-14-2013, 11:09 AM   #42
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FWIW: I've decided to go with the Megahitch Coupler Vault. Yes, as another poster stated, it is a pricier option, but it seems very well engineered and solidly built. Just placed the order yesterday and it's already in the mail. Coming from Oregon, just like my trailer will be next week! Funny coincidence. I wonder if it was manufactured here in the USA? If so, then certainly every dime is money well spent. Just my $0.02!
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