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Submitted: Wednesday, Jun 08, 2011 at 22:50
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What clever and simple ways have you found to lock the front wheels and propane bottles to the BT?
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Reply By: Luvntravln - Wednesday, Jun 08, 2011 at 22:55

Wednesday, Jun 08, 2011 at 22:55
I am sure you realize I am referring to the spares. An edit function of your own posts would be nice.
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Follow Up By: NIK `N` OFF - Thursday, Jun 09, 2011 at 07:16

Thursday, Jun 09, 2011 at 07:16
Nothing clever, a wire cable and padlock. Only stops the opportunistic thieves ;-)
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Reply By: Boystoy - Friday, Jun 10, 2011 at 01:24

Friday, Jun 10, 2011 at 01:24
Hi Jay,

I used padlocks for the wheels & covered them up with BOG wheel covers.
For the gas bottles, I made up a 6mm steel rod (should have used stainless steel) with a tight bolt ring on each end & secured to the frame with a round head bolt with the square shank ground off. The nuts are then secured with Loctite thread lock. After it dries, you need an angle grinder to remove it.
I then use a padlock between the rod and the handle on the gas bottle clamp, making it impossible to turn without removing the padlock.
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Reply By: Motherhen & Rooster - Friday, Jun 10, 2011 at 08:22

Friday, Jun 10, 2011 at 08:22
Hi Jay - not planned that way, but our generator box on the a-frame makes it just about impossible to get either the tyres or the gas bottles off.

Like Neil we have padlocks for the tyres, as did the previous owner. I had never considered that someone might like to help themselves to gas bottles.

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Reply By: Freewheelers - Sunday, Jun 12, 2011 at 03:30

Sunday, Jun 12, 2011 at 03:30
Hi Jay,

Spare wheels secured with padlocks, gas bottles secured by chain threaded through hose, and a padlock.

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