Product Test No. 126

BOLT Receiver Locks

Published in the October 2012 Issue Published online: Oct 14, 2012
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They say the more keys you own the more responsibility you have. Even when it comes to recreation or play time, I still can't seem to get away from a wad of keys in my pocket. When heading to the lake I pack around my truck key, storage lock key, boat key and until recently, my receiver hitch key.

But a marina shop display for BOLT (Breakthrough One-Key Lock Technology) caught my

eye and simplified things for me. Not locking my receiver hitch on my truck is not an option; there are just too many thieves out there. But the nice thing about this receiver lock that is part of the BOLT series is it can be permanently set to any key including your truck key, so you don't have to carry additional keys with you.

The lock doesn't come equipped with a key, but instead is programmed during the first use. When you insert your own key into the cylinder, spring-loaded plate tumblers move

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