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Many people have a hitch receiver on their vehicle, but how many actually use them on a regular basis?  Sometimes you see a fourth brake light shoved into one, or they sport a fake propeller or Autobot badge to demonstrate the vehicle owner’s whimsical personality. With the HitchSafe you can put the hitch receiver to better use as a place to securely store valuables or spare keys.

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Speaking of lock picking (TM 10/6/09 and 3/7/08, for example), where does the “easily re-keyed” Kwikset SmartKey™ fit in the security spectrum? It does have BumpGuard™ for protection against lock bumping, and the re-keying is done on the inside handle (by inserting a functioning key, turning it ¼ turn to the “learn” position, inserting and firmly pushing the SmartKey tool, removing the tool, taking out the current key without rotating, inserting the new key — available in a kit [What’s This?] –, and turning it ¼ turn back to the starting position), but is it more or less secure because of this re-keying feature?

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Just strapping your ladders down may not be enough — depending on the job site it might be advisable to secure them so they don’t walk away. With its adjustable slotted u-bar, Brink’s Ladder Lock may be what you need to secure one or two ladders to your vehicle.

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