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Old 12-21-2015, 11:53 PM   #1
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Just picked up my first TT..272qbxl

Question is on security of the battery and lp tanks.

Is there a cost effective way to secure these items?

I've seen some pretty expensive setups.Click image for larger version

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Old 12-21-2015, 11:57 PM   #2
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DO you keep the trailer in storage? I've camped for over 15 years now and never had one stolen or even messed with. Only heard of it when in storage lots so it seems. Welcome, BTW.
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Yes in a storage lot
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Old 12-22-2015, 12:01 AM   #5
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Ok I figured out the piture
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Old 12-22-2015, 12:04 AM   #6
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I'd just take them home. No need for them if they are just locked up in a lot. Then, no need to lock them or spend extra money. I have not seen any cheap ways other than some home brew stuff that, if wanted, a thief will get it. Even the pricey options... Only keep the honest away. I'd be more concerned about the flat screen inside... Or the other "expensive" stuff a thief will THINK is inside. Almost all side storage locks are keyed alike across ALL trailers... Doors are prob not much better and easy to jimmy. I used to be worried about all that, but that's not why I got into camping!
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A chain with shank less lock will work for the bats and gas bottles. I leave a 3500 gen chained to a pole next to my unit that stays there when we are gone. Never had any attempts to move it.
There are more security cameras on our unit while in storage than in a post office.
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We never worried about the battery and tanks (we keep inside gated lot with security cameras), no issues in 5 yrs. On our old tt we did lock the coupler shut. Still ways to steal it (smaller ball or just wrap chains around A frsme, yes it's bern do be) but again no issues for us. On our fiver we use a king pin lock.
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Maybe living in a big city has made me a bit cynical...
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Maybe living in a big city has made me a bit cynical...
I don't know, I used to work in Baltimore for several years and then in Camden, NJ for 7 years. Like I said, gated storage lot with video system and management lives in site too. This helps me not worry, also only 2 minutes from my house.
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