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Old 07-31-2018, 07:08 PM   #121
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Just put this on the hitch as well. Put a different lock on it though.

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did you order one without the lock? I noticed the website doesn't sell them without the puck.
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Old 07-31-2018, 09:11 PM   #122
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hmmmm

not the best reviews for customer service haha
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did you order one without the lock? I noticed the website doesn't sell them without the puck.


Nope, I ordered the steel puck and had it keyed to match my other three. As far as customer service on the GPS? I was able to get a hold of the company very easily, twice.


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You go for the trailer tracker or the fleet tracker? I'm ready to pull the trigger on the trailer tracker. Almost the same price as the hitch lock haha.
I like how the trailer tracker can go in to aggressive tracking mode.

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You go for the trailer tracker or the fleet tracker? I'm ready to pull the trigger on the trailer tracker. Almost the same price as the hitch lock haha.
I like how the trailer tracker can go in to aggressive tracking mode.

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My issue with the trailer tracker is not getting notifications in real time. By the time it notifies me they can easily have the whole trailer unloaded and gone. That's why he recommended the fleet tracker.

I'm more concerned about the contents vs. the trailer.


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You go for the trailer tracker or the fleet tracker? I'm ready to pull the trigger on the trailer tracker. Almost the same price as the hitch lock haha.
I like how the trailer tracker can go in to aggressive tracking mode.

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Here's my communications I had with him.

OK. For that you need the fleet waterproof tracker. This unit goes wired to the run lights. It has a 30-day backup battery. When the run lights are powered up, the battery will recharge.

This is ideal for those that are worried about the contents in the trailer more than the actual trailer.

Here is the link: https://gpsandtrack.com/fleet-waterp...acking-device/


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Old 08-04-2018, 08:45 AM   #127
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I think I'll go this route as well if it's 30 day back up battery but on the website it says 7 to 10 days battery back up. Might have been a battery improvement since he last updated the website.
I am awful at recording my miles and drive log.

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Looking for a converter to go from 120ac to 12v dc. So I can turn on my trailer dome light while I'm out there after dark at times. Anyone?


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Donít you play sparky with low voltage deck lighting?


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Yes I do. However I'm looking for a device that can be used.


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Yes I do. However I'm looking for a device that can be used.


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I use a AC power supply for deck lights. I need to convert to 12 DC from 120ac plug.


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If it's an incandescent light, AC will work just fine. If you really need DC, a power brick from an old laptop will provide 12V.

I probably have 30 or so wall warts from various devices laying around here. I never throw them out.
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If it's an incandescent light, AC will work just fine. If you really need DC, a power brick from an old laptop will provide 12V.

I probably have 30 or so wall warts from various devices laying around here. I never throw them out.
I have to cull my heard every so often, I'm at about 3 rubbermaid bins now. I get one job with 100+ access points and I have 100+ unused PoE injectors, one phone job with 50 phones and I got 50 9V adapters....you can see the pattern...
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If it's an incandescent light, AC will work just fine. If you really need DC, a power brick from an old laptop will provide 12V.

I probably have 30 or so wall warts from various devices laying around here. I never throw them out.


They are LEDs. I'll have a look at the power bricks you mention. Thanks.


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They are LEDs. I'll have a look at the power bricks you mention. Thanks.


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Put a 12V battery in a box in the trailer, put a battery keeper on it wires into your high voltage. Plug in to keep the battery charger. Also helps keep your GPS tracker juiced up.

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Just add a separate light for 120. The dome lights donít give a lot of light. I picked up a cheep set of under cabinet lights and used them. Then you can have light more strategically placed
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I've been tempted to just hang a Milwaukee M12 Underhood light from the ceiling.

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Thereís a small M12 flood light that has a clamp built in. That may be good to clamp onto a shelf.

Milwaukee makes a usb converter where you snap in an M18 battery and plug any usb device in. Maybe there are usb lights you can stick on the ceiling.


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https://www.pjtrailers.com/options/whrzt/
This is something I have been thinking of getting.
I donít know if it works well, but it looks good to me.
Hide in plane site kind of thing.
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This is something I have been thinking of getting.
I donít know if it works well, but it looks good to me.
Hide in plane site kind of thing.
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There's no place to "add to cart". How the hell do you buy it?


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