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Old    Diggs (pdxWAKE) (tyler97217)      Join Date: Aug 2004       06-30-2010, 8:30 AM Reply   
Saw this on our local forum in Portland, Or that someone's trailer was stolen. I am sure they will take it out of state or might remove the wheels and part them out.
Keep an eye out for it. I believe it is an 09' Extreme from the look of the boat. It has 20" wheels on it.
Here is a pic and a link to the thread if you have any info......

http://www.pdxwakesnow.com/viewtopic.php?t=1872
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Old    Spencer Anderson (AndersonMC)      Join Date: Mar 2010       06-30-2010, 11:21 AM Reply   
Sorry to hear that man, I had my Mastercraft trailer stolen from Sauvies Island last year so I feel your pain. Did you have insurance coverage on it?
Old    Diggs (pdxWAKE) (tyler97217)      Join Date: Aug 2004       06-30-2010, 12:36 PM Reply   
It is not mine. Just a guy that posts on pdxWAKE. Not sure if he had coverage or what. I assume he did. Would be a lot of fun to use a good resource like Wakeworld to track the punks down.
Old    Steve (NuBu)      Join Date: Apr 2010       06-30-2010, 1:59 PM Reply   
Ok, this has me nervous. I have an Extreme trailer (mine's blue lol) and I never lock it up at the ramp! Should I start putting a hitchlock on it? If so, is there one you guys would recommend?
Old    Mattgettel (mattgettel)      Join Date: Jan 2009       06-30-2010, 2:02 PM Reply   
A good hitch lock costs about 30 bucks. I am not one to worry about things like this usually but I figure that if i came back once i would be at least 30 bucks worth of pissed off.
Old    Diggs (pdxWAKE) (tyler97217)      Join Date: Aug 2004       06-30-2010, 2:47 PM Reply   
He had it locked with a hitch lock.
Old    Chaserwaser            06-30-2010, 2:47 PM Reply   
Atleast the boat wasnt with it cause that would have blown ass
Old    Razzman (razzman)      Join Date: Dec 2006       06-30-2010, 3:24 PM Reply   
Yeah you should be nervous! I lock everything in sight, even remove the guide pole covers 'cause the suckers steal those too!
Old    benj_t            06-30-2010, 3:42 PM Reply   
What a sick boat! Is that a VLX or VTX? We have a VLX, but mine is straight white on white
Old    Mario (mdaijogo)      Join Date: Mar 2010       06-30-2010, 4:31 PM Reply   
What kind of lock do can you use to keep the trailer on the vehicle while out on the water?

Thanks.

m-
Old    Justin (newmy79)      Join Date: Jun 2005       06-30-2010, 6:53 PM Reply   
Quote:
Originally Posted by mdaijogo View Post
What kind of lock do can you use to keep the trailer on the vehicle while out on the water?

Thanks.

m-
This is what I use for the hitch, and then I also lock the trailer with a combo lock.

http://www.amazon.com/Master-Lock-Ke.../dp/B001O1OY74
Old    Diggs (pdxWAKE) (tyler97217)      Join Date: Aug 2004       07-01-2010, 7:10 AM Reply   
Depends on your trailer. I have one like Justin posted, but it is longer and skinnier so it will fit in a boatmate tongue. I would call your trailer manufacturer and see what they recommend or if they sell them.
Old    Harold Hemming (h20king)      Join Date: Dec 2009       07-02-2010, 12:56 PM Reply   
That sucks I had my truck broke into last weekend at Chinook landing they did $1600 worth of damage getting in and all they got was a pair of arnette sunglasses out of the console.If trailers are disappearing now I better get a tongue lock and a hitch lock
Old    LEE DANEILS (hyperlite)      Join Date: May 2009       07-02-2010, 1:05 PM Reply   
that sucks...nice setup
Old    Derek (camassanger)      Join Date: Oct 2009       07-02-2010, 4:19 PM Reply   
This is the one I use on the coupler

http://www.etrailer.com/Locks/Master...k/2847DAT.html
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Last edited by camassanger; 07-02-2010 at 4:26 PM.
Old    gangstar (joe_crawley)      Join Date: Jan 2007       07-05-2010, 7:58 AM Reply   
All you would need to steal that trailer is the right set of wrenches and you could take the ball off in 20 seconds.
Old    Aaron Ware (99_slaunch)      Join Date: Oct 2005       07-05-2010, 9:53 AM Reply   
If they want it they will get it. Thats why I have insurance. Locks are to keep honest people honest. I bet they will junk the trailer and sell or keep the wheels.
"Look at the mutha F*^k'n wheels" is what they said as they rolled down the ramp area. I will stick with my black ranger wheels. They 14's but I keep'em clean.
Old    Derek (camassanger)      Join Date: Oct 2009       07-05-2010, 9:55 AM Reply   
No way. Have you ever tried to remove a ball that had a lock washer? I have, I wound up cutting it off with an abrasive chop saw. Impact wrench wouldn't do it either. It would be easiest and quickest to use a cutting torch.
Old    Aaron Ware (99_slaunch)      Join Date: Oct 2005       07-05-2010, 11:10 AM Reply   
^^Mine has a lock washer and I can get it off in about 3 minutes. I have one off those wrenches they sell at Northern Tool/Wal-Mart for the ball. It's about two foot long.

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