How do you lock paddles
Posted by: dvleemin on Feb-05-14 10:15 AM (EST) Category: Kayaks
I was wondering how people lock their paddles so they don't get stolen. We just changed our vehicle to a Jeep, and so I'm worried about leaving paddles in there.
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Posted by: Peter-CA on Feb-05-14 11:23 AM (EST)
I don't, but do try to keep them out of sight.
If it is a two piece paddle...|
Posted by: jackl on Feb-05-14 11:59 AM (EST)
Why not put it in one of the compartments - unless it is a SOT ?
Out of sight |
Posted by: willi_h2o on Feb-05-14 12:31 PM (EST)
Gear is best out of sight - hidden - covered -
Posted by: slushpaddler on Feb-05-14 2:43 PM (EST)
Use your imagination. Take it apart and tuck it up beaneath the soft top. Or on the floor with some fast food bags over it.
Check the Jeep aftermarket catalogs|
Posted by: pikabike on Feb-05-14 3:18 PM (EST)
dang jeep stuff|
Posted by: slushpaddler on Feb-06-14 12:28 PM (EST)
All that stuff always makes me miss mine.
Yeah, me, too|
Posted by: pikabike on Feb-06-14 2:30 PM (EST)
It's not only all the "stuff" made for it--it's also the short wheelbase and greenhouse-like ability to see outside that make it such a fun vehicle to drive.
Get a Dobey, or a Shepard.|
Posted by: magooch on Feb-06-14 10:01 AM (EST)
I'm partial to Doberman pinschers.
Are paddles the only concern?|
Posted by: Guideboatguy on Feb-06-14 2:03 PM (EST)
Adding locks to toppers and another idea|
Posted by: pikabike on Feb-06-14 2:39 PM (EST)
Although most have locks built into the rear window handles, I've seen replacements or backups that people custom-made. They all involve drilling into the topper or even the tailgate. I wonder if anybody has made one that locked into a steel goalpost hitch post? Hitch receiver locks are easy to buy from trailer- and truck-accessory stores.