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Lock points


New member
Mar 9, 2023
I need a lock point on my tandem with wooden gunnels. I just need something to deter opportunistic theft while setting shuttle, hiking, etc. I'm curious what others here have done.

I have a tandem with aluminum gunwales. On one carry handle I installed an aluminum plate (just a strip) underneath. It is riveted in so it would have to be beaten or hacksawed through. It works well enough but it doesn't feel like a handle anymore because it's cold on the bottom.

If there are no better suggestions I'll do the same thing but with stainless and stainless screws. Maybe this time I'll split the handle and sandwich the metal in, like a knife handle.