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Old 01-14-2015, 02:41 PM   #15
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hitch lock

Sounds like you picked up a 2.5" ball; as far as I know all AS hitches are 2"; either that or you haven't pulled back the locking plate up inside your hitch; use some quality lubricant like WD40 and give it a good shot;
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Old 01-14-2015, 03:02 PM   #16
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Just before packing the coupler lock I purchased, thought I would try once more with a different screw and not screwed all the way in, and what do you know, it locks on. Talk about feeling stupid.

It hangs a little funny, but it locks. Did'nt want to try and pry it off with crow bar, so
I put a plastic bag over it, to keep it from catching water.

I think it is the cold that keeps me from working at this more, ....yea that's it. Blame the weather.
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Old 01-14-2015, 03:04 PM   #17
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I also got a MegaHitch lock after reading all of the reviews. Unfortunately it will just barely fit on my old Marvel coupler. I think the old Marvels must be thicker than the newer couplers. I had to extend the center bolt out to its maximum extent and then just hook the lock over the lip of the coupler. It doesn't seem all that secure. I considered contacting the manufacturer to see if they could make one a little bit taller, but haven't done so yet.
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Old 01-14-2015, 04:19 PM   #18
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Just before packing the coupler lock I purchased, thought I would try once more

I think it is the cold that keeps me from working at this more, ....yea that's it. Blame the weather.

Works for me every time.
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Old 01-14-2015, 04:31 PM   #19
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Megahitch Lock Coupler Vault is another option. I won one at Alumafandango (Alumafandango trip Ė Day 6 | CasaRodante - Our House on Wheels). https://www.megahitchlock.com/products/

That's what I have and it works on any hitch. They need a torch; a sawsall won't cut it.

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Old 01-14-2015, 07:20 PM   #20
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OK, time to fess up.

The coupler lock that I originally purchased was a Mega Lock.

Gretchen, from Megahitch was more than helpful, she had a new smaller bolt modified for me and kept in communication the whole time that I was trying to figure this thing out.

Customer service like that not found everywhere.

Gretchen answered all my questions and was ready to accept the return of the Mega Lock.

I am not as stupid as this thread makes me sound, I am glad that there are people like Gretchen out there for my senior moments.
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The little stuff is what gets to us all. Avoids a 127-mph head-on collision, but ready to sell over a component fit aggravation. Yeah, you're in the right place.
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Old 01-14-2015, 07:56 PM   #22
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Here is a picture of my Mega Hitch lock. It's on pretty tight. It doesn't move around like in their videos. I guess it's secure, but it just doesn't seem right. Is that how yours fits?
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We Like the Mega Hitch Lock

We like the Mega Hitch Lock. It can be adjusted somewhat if necessary. I gotta laugh now because on our first time out (at night and in the rain), I couldn't figure out how to attach it. Took it back to the dealer to return because it didn't fit. They showed me how to put it on and it's been easy to use ever since. What I don't know is how easy it would be for a thief to defeat. Anybody know a professional thief who could weigh in with an opinion?
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Here it is, hangs kinda funny

I did not want try to defeat it, can't afford the repair now that I bought two locks


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Here it is, hangs kinda funny

I did not want try to defeat it, can't afford the repair now that I bought two locks


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Looks the same as mine. I guess it must be OK
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I have seen the Mega Hitch Coupler Locks on the web however, never understood how they work and fit the airstream. I now have a better understanding and need to take fresh look.


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Old 01-15-2015, 08:13 AM   #27
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Is there a wheel lock for dual axel rigs? To use in addition to a coupler lock?
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Here is a picture of my Mega Hitch lock. It's on pretty tight. It doesn't move around like in their videos. I guess it's secure, but it just doesn't seem right. Is that how yours fits?
That looks like how ours fits. Just doesn't seem right, does it? But it works. We had an interesting time with the tech from George Sutton at Alumafandango realizing there is that droop. We were trying to get it to fit over the entire from portion. A call to the manufacturer set us straight.
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