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Old 03-10-2014, 06:01 PM   #11
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We had a hitch head stolen from the side of the garage last summer. It had laid there for 6 yrs and we looked at it one day anticipating moving the racecar trailer that weekend and that Sat. we backed up to the trailer and NO HITCH HEAD. Some low life SOB stole the whole thing. Luckily the bars and 2 sway controls were in locked in the trailer.
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Old 03-10-2014, 06:04 PM   #12
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Well, I've been trusting up until now... no more. Thanks for posting, and sorry for someone ruining your trip. Low lifes are out there.
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Old 03-10-2014, 06:10 PM   #13
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Maybe the thief dropped that heavy sucker on his foot. Lol

We can hope! I always removed the hitch head from the truck when we uncouple

Sorry for the news, OP.
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Old 03-10-2014, 06:12 PM   #14
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Old 03-10-2014, 06:16 PM   #15
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I locked mine for that very reason, mainly if mine went away I'd be stuck and what if I couldn't find even a basic 2 5/16 setup?

Course now I'm thinking how to lock my 5er hitch down. Hmmmmmm

Sorry to hear it, people just suck.
My hitch uses 4 hitch pins to attach it to the bed rails.

One pin is drilled bigger where the clip pin goes for a small padlock.



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Old 03-10-2014, 06:20 PM   #16
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My dad use to pick on me and my brother for having the locking hitch pins, that was until he was on a trip in his MH and had a toad. He stopped to pick something up, got back on the road and people started waving him down, blowing their horns at him so he pulled over to find the pin missing and the back of his MH and the front of him truck smashed in . Now guess who has a locking pin
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Old 03-10-2014, 06:25 PM   #17
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My hitch uses 4 hitch pins to attach it to the bed rails.

One pin is drilled bigger where the clip pin goes for a small padlock.



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I lock the legs, but they could still get the hitch plate. I may just have to rework the hitch plate pivot pin to accept a padlock. One minor advantage with the tonneau cover, "Out of sight, out of mind" I hope.
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Old 03-10-2014, 06:25 PM   #18
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With the price of propane going up steady watch your tanks they are going to be a target. Best part most wouldn't notice till they went to have one filled. Take one out from under the shroud and turn the selector to the tank that's still there and that person will never know. Oh must clarify something I've been in Law enforcement for 24 yrs and have learned to think like them. The old statement No body says you have to be smart to be a criminal isn't totally true, the ones that get caught this applies to.
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Old 03-10-2014, 06:30 PM   #19
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Sorry to hear some scum suckin' pig did that to your daughter.

I'm not a trusting person, and even if I do trust, I verify.

I see people in RV parks all the time with their expensive WD bars laying under the tongue of their TTs. Not us! When we unhooked DH would put all the pieces in the back of his truck. We have a locking Tonneau cover on the truck bed. Yes, that only keeps the honest man honest but slows down the above mentioned scum sucker.

His receiver locks on to his truck.

Good idea Turbs, with the larger drilled pin for the 5th wheel hitch.
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Old 03-10-2014, 06:40 PM   #20
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When we towed the tt, I made brackets and locked the torsion bars to the trailer tongue.
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