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hmzjr

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kingpin lock
« on: August 04, 2019, 02:45:28 PM »
Hey there, anybody recommend a kingpin lock for a 5th wheel?  Thanks

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Re: kingpin lock
« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2019, 02:56:00 PM »
Hey there, anybody recommend a kingpin lock for a 5th wheel?  Thanks

I've never heard of a 5th getting stolen. Just make sure your insurance is up to date. If youre real concerned, just run a case hardened chain through 2 of the wheels and install a case hardened padlock.
If they want it, no matter what you do, they'll get.
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Re: kingpin lock
« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2019, 06:27:55 PM »
Like Rene said, the best protection is good insurance.

My FW came with a pin lock.  Since I have an Andersen hitch, it is excess baggage for me.  If you are anywhere near Western KY, stop past and you can have it.
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Re: kingpin lock
« Reply #4 on: August 16, 2019, 12:29:22 PM »
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Re: kingpin lock
« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2019, 09:25:26 PM »
16" long 5/16" transport chain and a heavy padlock has worked for me since the '80s. I've seen some in campgrounds with a 2'-3' long chain/padlock hanging down with a red flag used when the front of the trailer has to be several feet high. The chain/red flag hanging down is a busted head saver.