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Old 12-09-2018, 02:13 PM   #1
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Hensley Hitch Security

The people that ha have Hensley hitch or Pro pride hitches how do you secure your camper fro theft?
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Old 12-09-2018, 02:17 PM   #2
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I use a Hensley hitch. No one knows how to hook it up in a hurry
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Old 12-09-2018, 02:52 PM   #3

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Just to be sure...out of sight, out of mind.👍

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Old 12-09-2018, 03:09 PM   #4
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I keep the stinger locked up, clip and lock the chains to make it harder. I store the AS is a secure storage lot where the well armed resident manager can easily see it. Beyond that, insurance.
If some miscreant really wants to steal something, it’s going to be gone. Locks and similar stuff just deter honest people. The AS is also equipped with equipment that will also broadcast its location over APRS if it moves.
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Old 12-09-2018, 03:36 PM   #5
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I agree that there is no way to fend off a determined thief. To discourage less ambitious people, we use two padlocks for our Hensley, one in the safety pin hole for one of the over-center latches and one in an enlarged hole in a hitch pin ( like this one: in the stinger.

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Old 12-09-2018, 04:23 PM   #6
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Thanks for all the tips. 1st airstream still nervous we have the only airstream in our storage lot out of 200 RVS
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Old 12-09-2018, 05:07 PM   #7
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We have had a Hensley from the beginning. We have had three Airstreams over the past thirteen years. We are approaching 2,000 nights of Airstream camping. We always lock our Hensley hitch bar to one of the tow chains on the Airstream. We do not use any further security measures.

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