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Old 01-19-2019, 05:29 PM
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The Bolt lock looks like a pretty cool idea. After reading the reviews on Amazon, Ford keys seem to have an issue. Several people reported that after using it several times the lock suddenly quite unlocking and they had to cut it off. Some also reported the lock somehow failing and having their trailer drop to the ground while going down the road. Has anyone here had any problems?
 
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Old 01-19-2019, 08:53 PM
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no issues on my 2019 , i have two pins in B&W tow and stow
 
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It looks like you can get a longer Bolt lock from Gen-Y hitch. I also like it better because it doesn't have the bent pin.

https://genyhitch.com/shop/bolt-hitch-lock/

PS, you have to select the 3" hitch in the dropdowns
 
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Old 01-21-2019, 08:37 PM
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I drilled out a 5/8 hitch pin to use a Master padlock. I use the same lock on several trailers, etc.
For the record, Since this pic I swapped over all my trailer chain hooks to ones large enough to accommodate the Ford hitch..
 
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Had a Master keyed pin lock, completely junk. Stated rusting in less than 6 months. Tried to take it off last night, fell apart.
 
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Old 01-22-2019, 06:18 PM
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I too have the Bolt lock and have no problems with it since Feb of 17 it has never frozen up and I drive in the mountain of PNW.
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Also have the padlock they make so I can lock down my canoes with a cable. The fewer keys you have the better
 
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Originally Posted by _hedge_ View Post
It looks like you can get a longer Bolt lock from Gen-Y hitch. I also like it better because it doesn't have the bent pin.

https://genyhitch.com/shop/bolt-hitch-lock/

PS, you have to select the 3" hitch in the dropdowns
Thanks for that link!
 
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Old 01-23-2019, 11:55 AM
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Originally Posted by Mixerman90 View Post
The Bolt lock looks like a pretty cool idea. After reading the reviews on Amazon, Ford keys seem to have an issue. Several people reported that after using it several times the lock suddenly quite unlocking and they had to cut it off. Some also reported the lock somehow failing and having their trailer drop to the ground while going down the road. Has anyone here had any problems?
I had a Bolt hitch pin. I noticed that the lock was gone last week. Luckily the hitch pin was still in place but got a little nauseous thinking about what could have happened. I thought that I had just not secured the lock properly. Have others had the lock fall off?

Up until then I was very happy with this product.
 
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Old 01-26-2019, 08:07 AM
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1/4" to spare, keyed to my coupler lock and rated for 40,000lbs.
 
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Old 01-26-2019, 09:39 PM
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Originally Posted by sdetweil View Post
I did the WeighSafe WS05 from etrailer

https://www.etrailer.com/Hitch-Locks...Safe/WS05.html

X2, got the same one
 
 


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