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Old 05-17-2015, 07:02 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by Cowracer View Post
30 seconds with my battery powered sawzall will open that like a book.

Even less with bolt cutters. Never said it was theft proof, just a deterrent like all the rest of the stuff shown.

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Old 05-17-2015, 07:03 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by Cowracer View Post
30 seconds with my battery powered sawzall will open that like a book.

I got an empty beer can that can nearly match that.

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Old 05-17-2015, 08:10 PM   #23
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As others have stated, the best one can do is make their stuff harder to steal than the next guys. Its sad, but its the way it is and pretty much has been. Thieves have been around the block a few times. With that said, I just use standard stuff to secure out TT, lock the hitch handle and ball lock that goes into the hitch. I really doubt anyone would attempt to steal it from home. Our driveway is 1,000 plus feet. The only way to get the camper in the driveway is to back it down the dead end and pull it up the hill and around the curve. To get the camper out it has to be backed down the hill, around the curve and onto the dead end road that just happens to have 10 plus feet drop off on each side. Lets just say its and art getting it in and out here at home. We have it down, three minutes from the time I start backing and we are hooking on the friction sway bar to head out.
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Old 05-17-2015, 08:21 PM   #24
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Originally Posted by Herk7769 View Post
I have a kill switch on the 5th wheel's landing gear. Very difficult to steal one (though not impossible) if you can't raise it enough to engage a hitch. If you are aware of the "manual extension" option a thief could carry a spare handle, I suppose.
More details (and pics) of this mod, please.... Like where did you mount the kill switch?

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