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Hitch Safe – Turns your trailer hitch into a bank vault


hitchsafe Hitch Safe   Turns your trailer hitch into a bank vault

Remember those magnetic key holder things from the 80’s ye olden days that let you hide a key under your car in a magnetic case? Great idea for locking your stuff in your car and not having to take your keys with you, not really secure though. Now there’s Hitch Safe, a secure and secret place to stash your valuables and keys in your car.

The Hitch Safe slides into the trailer hitch receiver after you have removed the tow ball attachment. The safe is secured with two bolts that hold the safe into the hitch and prevent it being removed unless it’s unlocked. The safe is made of coated metal and the dials are chrome so it won’t rust. The safe is large enough to hold cash, car keys or even credit cards and it’s all secured via a 4 digit code so you don’t need to take your keys with you. Great for bushwalkers, surfers, divers or anyone who keeps locking themselves out of their car.

hitchsafe 1 Hitch Safe   Turns your trailer hitch into a bank vault

It also comes with a rubber cover so if you’re not using your trailer you can leave the Hitch Safe in place and it won’t get gunked up with dust. No one likes getting grit in their drawers. Hitch Safe is available from Herrington for US$69.95.

Heavy-gauge metal construction creates a safe deposit box for your SUV. Extra-deep drawer can hold several keys, along with your license, cash, and a credit card.

Tags: gadget, hitch+safe, key+holder, spare+key+holder, spare+key+hider, car+vault

 

 Hitch Safe   Turns your trailer hitch into a bank vault

Dan Ferris is the Red Ferret’s Oceanic correspondent and Associate Editor based in Sydney, Australia. Despite not knowing Russell Crowe or Nicole Kidman, Dan has risen above adversity and now scours the world for interesting tidbits to write about. He spends far too much time photographing stuff and tinkering with computers.

Dan – who has written posts on The Red Ferret Journal.



  • http://intensedebate.com/people/sirron sirron

    Now if I could only find my truck!

  • Tom

    Um, those magnetic key holders have been around a lot longer than the '80s! Decades, in fact. The author must be a youngin'!!!

    • http://intensedebate.com/people/Dan_Ferret Dan Ferris

      Guilty Tom!
      I am less than 60.

  • Vince

    Oh boy, I have lost several of those magnetic things and always wondered if someone was watching. I do a lot of outdoor sports and gotta crawl under every time to pull the key out. Had a buddy of mine get his truck stolen because people were watching where he stashed his key. This is an awesome idea! I would have easy and secure access to my keys. I am sold!

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