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Old 04-26-2019, 07:38 AM   #1
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We will be seeing our AS behind our church. It's secluded and feel we'll be OK but for piece of mind any recommendations on hitch locks, boots, etc
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Old 04-26-2019, 08:43 AM   #2
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I bit the bullet and bought the "Proven Industries Airstream Coupler Lock."
It's expensive, but I have peace of mind. It's a beast!
If my trailer was in a public spot (not behind a gate) I'd add some kind of wheel clamp too.
If it's vandals, they'll just break windows or spray paint it. That's why we have insurance.
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We will be seeing our AS behind our church. It's secluded and feel we'll be OK but for piece of mind any recommendations on hitch locks, boots, etc
I use the SPOT Trace, Anti-Theft satellite tracking device. It doesn't need cell phone reception and will report any movement of your trailer and tracking as it is being towed.
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Old 04-26-2019, 02:28 PM   #4
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I bit the bullet and bought the "Proven Industries Airstream Coupler Lock."
It's expensive, but I have peace of mind. It's a beast!
If my trailer was in a public spot (not behind a gate) I'd add some kind of wheel clamp too.
If it's vandals, they'll just break windows or spray paint it. That's why we have insurance.
We have the same lock and I am very happy with it. Along with the SPOT Trace, Anti-Theft satellite tracking device, you should be pretty safe. If you really want to be safe from theft you can add a couple of Denver Boots, or, in the extreme, take all the wheels off and put it on blocks. if it were legal, I would electrify mine
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My 20 foot is a single axle so I bought the Proven Industries lock.
My 28 foot has two axles so I use the X-Chock between the tires with a lock on them and a normal coupler lock.
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The x-chocks will not prevent it from being towed. Don’t ask how I know.
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Built a “proven industry” type hitch lock out of AR500 steel.

Here are my blog post.
http://www.airforums.com/forums/blog...tch-lock-2944/

http://www.airforums.com/forums/blog...h-lock-2-2945/
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I’m impressed... nice
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The x-chocks will not prevent it from being towed. Don’t ask how I know.


Any lock is just a deterrent. No lock is 100 percent secure. Some are a little more work than others.
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Wife and I have a new 30' Serenity on order, April/May delivery. Just wondering if anybody actually uses a Denver boot and what the pro/con is.
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Old 01-02-2020, 04:05 PM   #11
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This?

http://www.denverboot.com/

Welcome to the forum, John, and thanks for posting this question. Have you used one before, perhaps on another vehicle?

Peter

PS -- FYI on the main desktop version of this site [not the App], the search function above in the blue box works great. Here are previous mentions on AF for "Denver boot" --

https://www.google.com/search?q=Denv...com&gws_rd=ssl

This Stolen Trailers thread looks interesting IMO:

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f314...rs-137990.html
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