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NRS Vigilante Cable Lock

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Don't let your outdoor gear get jacked. Get the NRS Vigilante Cable Lock instead. The coated steel cable slips easily through odd-shaped spaces so you can lock up kayaks, bikes and other gear.
  • We coated the 10' x 1/8" diameter strong steel cable with scratch-free, rust-free nylon for durable, worry-free security.
  • Unlike many cable locks, the Vigilante features narrow cable ends that fit easily through small and odd-shaped spaces.
  • Secure three-digit combination lock for peace of mind.
  • Resettable lock lets you choose and change your combination.

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    NRS Vigilante Cable Lock
    Length:1:39
Cable Dimensions: 10' of 1/8" diameter nylon-coated steel cable
Weight: 10 oz
Features:
  • 3 digit combination
  • Re-settable combination

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NRS Vigilante Cable Lock (1:39)

Don't let your outdoor gear get jacked. Get the NRS Vigilante Cable Lock instead. The coated steel cable slips easily through odd-shaped spaces so you can lock up kayaks, bikes and other gear.

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  • NRS Vigilante Cable Lock

    Q:

    How do I lock my paddle to my board? Do you make any lock
    that will snap over the shaft of a SUP paddle?
    Asked on 5/8/2015 by BP from Sunapee, NH

    3 answers

    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      I don’t think you can lock you paddle to your board with this device. I use it to lock my kayak to my roof rack. My paddle goes with me or is in the car.
      Marcia

      Answered on 5/11/2015 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      You can't.
       
      I either take the paddle with me or just stuff it down into the kayak.
      Looping around the paddle several times will fool most folks; but with the paddle breaking down, one can just slide it off/
      You need some sort of locking clamp.

      Answered on 5/8/2015 by Anonymous
    • CUSTOMER CARE

      A:

      You can lock your SUP through the carry handle or D-rings. To lock up both SUP and paddle, check out the Yakima BoatLocker with PaddleCuff.

      Answered on 5/8/2015 by Kyle from NRS
  • NRS Vigilante Cable Lock

    Q:

    What is the diameter of this cable?
    Asked on 8/6/2013 by Big Sky gal

    10 answers

    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      The cable is approximately 1/4" thick

      Answered on 8/20/2013 by misnomerga from Tucker,GA
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      1/8" I think. Not heavy duty.

      Answered on 8/16/2013 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      It's pretty slim. Probably 1/8th inch. It is handy for securing the kayak to the roof rack, probably would prevent a snatch and grab if you stopped at the grocery store on the way to your destination, but it's nothing that a bolt cutter couldn't defeat in a few seconds.Hope this helps

      Answered on 8/7/2013 by Rph paddler from Gresham, Or
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      Hi,
      I couldn't immediately locate the cable to take a measurement; it's about
      as small as a plastic coated steel cable can be. It's actually a pretty
      good system except for one thing: there's a small lever on the lock itself
      that you move to left or right to be able to rotate the numbers, if that
      make's sense. For me, the lever was a real pain and caused me to stop using
      the lock altogether, because it was hard to move over far enough to open
      the lock and was too small to get any leverage on it. So I can't recommend
      it for that reason.
      Creig Klute

      Answered on 8/7/2013 by Creig from Stevensville MI
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      The cable is 5mm in diameter.

      Answered on 8/10/2013 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      3/16”

      Answered on 8/11/2013 by Anonymous
    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      The steel cable is 1/8" in diameter.

      Answered on 8/6/2013 by Clyde from NRS
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      The diameter of the cable including its clear plastic tube covering is about 0.18" or 4.57mm, a bit under 1/5th of an inch.

      Answered on 8/6/2013 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      It's about 3/16" diameter.

      Answered on 8/6/2013 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      Slightly less than 3/16" diameter.

      Answered on 8/6/2013 by Anonymous
  • NRS Vigilante Cable Lock

    Q:

    What is cable diameter?
    Asked on 11/29/2012 by John

    4 answers

    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      I will assume he wants to know the diameter of the cable on this cable lock and not just a definition of 'cable diameter' as his question reads.   The plastic-coated cable measures about .175 inches (about 3/16 of an inch) or about 4.4 millimeters in diameter (including the plastic coating).

      Answered on 11/30/2012 by Anonymous
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      the plastic coated cable is 4.5mm in diameter

      Answered on 11/30/2012 by Pete from Chapel Hill NC
    • VERIFIED BUYER

      A:

      Cable diameter is .5 cm.
      Length is adequate to secure one boat, not two. Make sure your boat has a
      handle or other secure spot to pass cable through. One of our Current
      Design boats did; another did not.

      Answered on 11/30/2012 by Anonymous
    • Staff Reviewer

      A:

      Including the coating the diameter is 3/16". The steel cable is 1/8".

      Answered on 11/30/2012 by Clyde from NRS
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NRS Vigilante Cable Lock
 
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Pros

  • Easy to use (5)
  • Lightweight (5)
  • Easy to install (4)
  • Durable (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

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      4.0

      Great product overall, fits our needs well

      By That bearded guy

      from Santa Cruz, CA

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Can Link Multiple Cables
      • Durable
      • Easy To Install
      • Easy To Set Combo Lock
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about NRS Vigilante Cable Lock:

          We bought two cable locks and put them together to lock up eight kayaks on our kayak trailer. One cable should be long enough for most applications but we used 2 cables together for our larger trailer to secure more kayaks. It's thin cable so it threads nicely through the drain holes. Combo lock is easy to set! We've been using the cable locks for about a month now and have no complaints. We're happy customers and will buy again!

          Service and delivery comments:

          Product arrived on time and was in brand new packaging. I'm pleased with NRS's shipping/delivery methods.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Just what i need.

          By Robert

          from Utuado,P.R

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Kayak Whit Litle Hole

            Comments about NRS Vigilante Cable Lock:

            ocassional,.outside security.

            Service and delivery comments:

            prompt service,in good condition,.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Cable locks

            By Bob WV

            from West Virginia

            About Me Intermediate

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Install
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • SUV's

              Comments about NRS Vigilante Cable Lock:

              This is a great way to secure your kayaks to your car rack. I used two 10' cables on front and back of tube rack securing two old town dirigos. When traveling to places you are not familiar with gives you some comfort in knowing it will be hard for some one to steal them.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              Perfect deterrent

              By rightmuch

              from martinsville, va

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Install
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Canoes
                • Kayaks

                Comments about NRS Vigilante Cable Lock:

                I'd been looking for a longer cable to lock up my two boats when either shuttling or an overnight stay. This is the perfect solution. Long cable, integrated lock, compacts and stows easily. It's not going to protect you from someone with a bolt cutter, but provides the deterrent you need 99.9% of the time.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                4.0

                Designed with kayaks in mind

                By misnomerga

                from Tucker,GA

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about NRS Vigilante Cable Lock:

                    This product is used as a deterrent against the casual opportunistic thief who might scoop up a loose untethered kayak. It is also employed as a last ditch attachment to the trailer if the tie down ropes and ratchet straps should come loose. By running the cable through the trailer frame it will give me time to pull over if the other restraints should fail. The cable head and floating lock allow me to easily deploy the cable through the kayak, adjust the cable accordingly to what is available to lock the kayak to. The 10' cable is amply long to restrain multiple kayaks. The thinness of the cable does also work against it because it would not withstand the assault of someone with a decent cable cutter. As I stated at the beginning it turns away the opportunist which is exactly what I had in mind for this cable, otherwise I store my kayaks under lock and key

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                    • No

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