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A new way to secure your trailer hitch


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#1 Chuck_050382 OFFLINE  

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Posted September 26, 2011 - 09:11 AM

Here is new way to secure your trailer hitch.
screw driver hitch pin.jpg
I really hope they didn't tow something like that, but I bet they probably did.

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Posted September 26, 2011 - 09:50 AM

Hey at least you covered my plate #! Wow, That is terrible, not so much for the driver of the rig, but for the innocent people whos life he or she puts at risk. And we all wonder why we have so many stupid signs? Shawn

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Posted September 26, 2011 - 09:53 AM

Hey at least you covered my plate #!


Thought your appreciate me looking out for your privacy.

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Posted September 26, 2011 - 10:21 AM

That is unbelievable Chuck! I never use anything less than a #4 Phillips! :bigrofl:

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Posted September 26, 2011 - 10:31 AM

Oh man,I've seen a lot of things used to secure a hitch,but never a screw driver.

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Posted September 26, 2011 - 10:34 AM

Thats not so bad. I'm sure they used safety chains!!!

It's amazing the stupid things that people do!

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Posted September 26, 2011 - 11:25 AM

I have stopped to make sure the chains are crossed, how anyone could do that, is beyond me.

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Posted September 26, 2011 - 11:42 AM

Thats not so bad. I'm sure they used safety chains!!!


Or at least heavy duty bailing twine!

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Posted September 26, 2011 - 01:26 PM

Wow that's one of those cheep arse harbor freight screw drivers to.I would of at-least used an old bolt with a nut.

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Posted October 04, 2011 - 10:00 PM

That is unbelievable Chuck! I never use anything less than a #4 Phillips! :bigrofl:


And you should always bend it over to keep it from falling out. Or at least wrap duct tape around it.

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Posted October 04, 2011 - 10:14 PM

So what you guys are saying is I should be using a screwdriver instead of zip ties?

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Posted October 07, 2011 - 09:43 PM

What do ya call that contraption???

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Posted October 08, 2011 - 05:31 AM

What do ya call that contraption???



I call it a receiver hitch,with a screwdriver to secure the ball ,instead of a proper pin. I'm funny that way.:laughingteeth:

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Posted October 10, 2011 - 11:47 PM

i meant the brand of srewdriver ???

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Posted October 11, 2011 - 11:31 PM

At least when the screwdriver rattles out and falls to the pavement (going down the road at 70mph), the sharp point will stick easier into whatever it flips up off the road and hits!




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