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Old 04-18-2018, 03:10 PM   #1
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Securing against theft

Here is what I do to help keep my camper secure.
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Old 04-18-2018, 06:43 PM   #2
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While a great idea, how strong are those Lippert cables? Would they resist a big cable cutter? Most of just figure if a determined thief wants it, with enough time he's going to get it so that's what insurance is for. Happy Camping!
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Old 04-18-2018, 06:49 PM   #3
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waste of money. I have a pair of 15$ bolt cutters that would tear that up in about 2 seconds. That's why I tow with an Anderson ultimate. No one is going to take off my block to get to my king pin. If they want it that bad its insured and I sure would love to go camper shopping.
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You could also put two new tires on.
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Old 04-19-2018, 03:28 PM   #5
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Folks. if someone wants it bad enough you cannot stop them from getting it.
This will only keep the opportunistic thief from backing up to your unit and driving off with it. I didn't expect people to think this to be a fool proof anti-theft device.
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Old 04-19-2018, 08:00 PM   #6
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For my FR Vibe Xtreme Lite 227RLS, I purchased a SPOT GPS tracker from Amazon. I get instant email notifications if the trailer moves at all. With the app, google maps will show the exact location of my travel trailer. Only downside besides the $99 hardware cost is a $150 annual service fee. I realize that may be overboard for some folks, but it just adds another level of comfort for me. Besides the GPS tracker, I have a hitch lock, a cable lock around my propane tanks, and I run a chain with a master lock through one of the axle wheels and around one of the suspension springs.
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Old 04-19-2018, 08:12 PM   #7
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I'd be happy as heck if someone would steal my trailer. I have insurance and I'm looking to buy a new one anyway.
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I like the idea of the tracker. You might get it back, but most importantly, the thieves might go to jail!
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Old 05-01-2018, 06:06 PM   #9
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Like my dad used to say locks are to keep honest people honest.
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We use a Proven Industries lock. One of the best for security.
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