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Old 02-14-2016, 08:01 AM   #1
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Battery Security

For years we've lived in the country. Never worried about things like batteries disappearing. Moved to town last year and someone stole the batteries out of my TT. So, now I have to replace. I was using two six volt golf cart batteries, wired in series. I think I'm going to use one 12 volt deep cycle battery for now. Does anyone have any suggestions as how to make it hard to remove from the TT?
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Old 02-14-2016, 08:19 AM   #2
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cris cross a chain and padlock around the box


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Old 02-14-2016, 08:59 AM   #3
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I have mine in the garage on a trickle down.
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Park the TT inside a fenced area along with a Doberman...
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Put in a false battery with a Claymore inside with a pressure switch on the bottom . . . . Wait, maybe that's a little extreme?
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Take a look here. Wireman


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Old 02-14-2016, 09:21 AM   #7
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Have a look at both of these.


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First remove the handle some batteries come with, then apply grease to bottom, and sides of battery. At least they will have a harder time walking away with it.
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I take mine out and use wing nuts vs regulay nuts do I can take out & in easily. Yes I too keep a trickle charger on mine.

If you want to leave your battery on your unit get one of those small job boxes welded to the trailer but the battery onside with a good lock. This will stop it
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Put in a false battery with a Claymore inside with a pressure switch on the bottom . . . . Wait, maybe that's a little extreme?
Might want to add a delay fuse device. it's time to "take out" the trash.
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My Father used to say, "People will steal anything that's not bolted down and try to steal what is." This is one of many reasons why I like dogs more than people.
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I have considered a paintball hand grenade that would fall at their feet when they removed the top to the battery box. catch em red footed, that's what I'm thinking.
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When I upgraded my batteries to four six volt batteries I bolted a diamond plate box to the front and put my batteries inside. I had to install vents and groments for the wiring but it turned out great. I only lock it when traveling as we live in the mountains.
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How about one of those electric fence set ups used for cattle. then set up a camera for a u-tube viral video. Better yet, just fake the electric wire with a sign that says " Hi Voltage Electric Fence".
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