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Old 04-20-2017, 10:11 PM   #15
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You could put a hitch lock or similar through the jack leg, but I would worry that I would forget the lock was there and hit the down button and crash the jack. It could damage the jack.
Also those California immobilizers can't possibly work. California will shake whenever she wants.
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Old 04-20-2017, 11:32 PM   #16
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.....Also those California immobilizers can't possibly work. California will shake whenever she wants.
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Old 04-21-2017, 04:22 AM   #17
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One could simply pull the fuse on the jack which would accomplish basically the same thing as a lock but costs nothing.

I like some others insure my trailer(s) and just don't worry about it, except when we leave our dogs in the trailer, which in many parks we have been to we simply do not do, we go they go. Plus theft insurance is not expensive in my opinion.
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Old 04-21-2017, 05:19 AM   #18
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Most padlocks can be removed in 5 seconds with a cheap bolt cutter.
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Old 04-21-2017, 06:05 AM   #19
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Locking wheel chock is a simple approach. Enough of a deterrent for a thief to go look for a different / easier target perhaps...
Would you mind sharing what info you have on the product in the top photo, I have not seen that particular model before.

mikeinca - generally all to can do is use as much and as many brightly colored theft deterrent products available, so they look and figure it's not worth it and then hope for the best and pay your insurance premiums. Depending upon where your biggest concerns of theft are, keep in mind that the harder it is to park the harder it is to get out. I read one guy who lives in an area that is bad, got a trailer valet so that he could unhitch and then use that to pull the trailer in frontwards to put the coupler right up against the house, not much more effective than that.
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If I were a thief, I think I would travel with my Honda 2000 gennie and an angle grinder with cut off wheels!
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Old 04-21-2017, 06:26 AM   #21
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Three bolts and the jack is out of the way.
Or one sledge hammer.
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If I were a thief, I think I would travel with my Honda 2000 gennie and an angle grinder with cut off wheels!
If you convert it to propane you could use the owners lp connection. That would be most convenient.
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If you convert it to propane you could use the owners lp connection. That would be most convenient.
Haha - good idea, maybe we should set up as partners in crime!
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Old 04-21-2017, 07:05 AM   #24
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Would you mind sharing what info you have on the product in the top photo, I have not seen that particular model before.

I searched google for "wheel chock RV lock" and found that product.

http://www.cabelas.com/product/Camco...w&gclsrc=aw.ds

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I searched google for "wheel chock RV lock" and found that product.

http://www.cabelas.com/product/Camco...w&gclsrc=aw.ds

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I don't think that is a very secure setup. About 30 seconds with my 18 volt sawzall and it's gone. I think it's meant more for stability more than for security.
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Most padlocks can be removed in 5 seconds with a cheap bolt cutter.


The key word here is "most." You haven't seen our padlock.
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Show us a picture of your padlock!!!!! Inquiring minds want to know.
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If I were a thief, I think I would travel with my Honda 2000 gennie and an angle grinder with cut off wheels!
A cordless 4 1/2 angle grinder with a cutoff wheel is best.
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