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DIY Surge Brake Lock Out Key

Discussion in 'Trailers' started by LazyLavey, Mar 13, 2018.

  1. LazyLavey

    LazyLavey Well-Known Member

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    Another quiet rainy day in the garage

    "Boyz on a Budget" fabs up a Magnetic Lock Out key

    HF telescopic magnetic pick-up tool end, Bout $4
    1/16 SS cable, ferrules and rings, Bout $1
    Misc Blue Screw Condom

    Savings.... enough for a Coors Light
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  2. Albert

    Albert Well-Known Member

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    Is that key used reversing up a hill? Never used before
     
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    NicPaus Well-Known Member

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    A nickel works when needed and dam key gets lost.
     
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    LazyLavey Well-Known Member

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    Anytime you're backing up so the surge brake doesn't engage
     
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    NicPaus Well-Known Member

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    If you are always using the same truck connect the blue wire to your back up light. Should be a 5 wire connect for trailer.
     

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