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Re: anti theft

Post #16 by CYBORG » Sun Feb 25, 2018 11:24 am

RAT wrote:And whether your plug wires have been cut ....

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Re: anti theft

Post #17 by tlbranth » Tue Feb 27, 2018 9:47 pm

Most of the suggestions here don't account for the professional thieves who don't care about steering locks, disc locks or alarms. They cut the ground wire and 2 guys pick the thing up and put it in a truck.
I've wanted a good anti-theft device too. I reckon best of all is lojack. But it costs.....forever.
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Re: anti theft

Post #18 by SnoBrdr » Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:00 pm

tlbranth wrote:Most of the suggestions here don't account for the professional thieves who don't care about steering locks, disc locks or alarms. They cut the ground wire and 2 guys pick the thing up and put it in a truck.
I've wanted a good anti-theft device too. I reckon best of all is lojack. But it costs.....forever.


Bottom line when dealing with "pros", if they want it, it's gone.

And there's really not much you can do.
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Re: anti theft

Post #19 by CYBORG » Tue Feb 27, 2018 10:24 pm

SnoBrdr wrote:
tlbranth wrote:Most of the suggestions here don't account for the professional thieves who don't care about steering locks, disc locks or alarms. They cut the ground wire and 2 guys pick the thing up and put it in a truck.
I've wanted a good anti-theft device too. I reckon best of all is lojack. But it costs.....forever.


Bottom line when dealing with "pros", if they want it, it's gone.

And there's really not much you can do.

And that's where the AK-47 comes in :lol: :lol:
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Re: anti theft

Post #20 by 5speed » Wed Feb 28, 2018 7:41 pm

my bikes are never left outside at home..in the garage.
at work..well they would have to be incredibly stupid to attempt to steal anything from there..
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Re: anti theft

Post #21 by CYBORG » Wed Feb 28, 2018 8:25 pm

Some of them are pretty stupid :roll: :roll: :roll:
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Re: anti theft

Post #22 by tlbranth » Wed Feb 28, 2018 9:18 pm

Worst is on trips leaving the bike in a motel parking lot. We were on a day ride one time and stopped at McDonald's for a coffee. Another chap on a bike went in to get a burger or something. When he came out, 2 helmets had been ripped off from his bike.
What I'd like is an alarm that alerts me but not the person with the surname of Snow who's trying to steal my stuff. Then I could confront him with my sternest, angriest face. Cyborg could come out with guns a-blazing
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Re: anti theft

Post #23 by CYBORG » Wed Feb 28, 2018 9:37 pm

A soft voice,...and a big stick,......guns don't have to blaze :(
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Post #24 by 77Gowing » Wed Feb 28, 2018 9:53 pm

My bother has a sign in front of his house that says, "Nothing here worth dying for!"
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Yes you have a right to do most anything you want, but the consequences are all your own. :oops:
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Re: anti theft

Post #25 by CYBORG » Wed Feb 28, 2018 10:04 pm

77Gowing wrote:My bother has a sign in front of his house that says, "Nothing here worth dying for!"

He has the right idea ;)
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Re: anti theft

Post #26 by 77Gowing » Wed Feb 28, 2018 10:05 pm

CYBORG wrote:
77Gowing wrote:My bother has a sign in front of his house that says, "Nothing here worth dying for!"

He has the right idea ;)

He backs it up with harware, ala AK47 etc. :lol:
I believe in the Scientific Method...you screw up and then learn from it. anim-cheers1

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Re: anti theft

Post #27 by 5speed » Wed Feb 28, 2018 10:06 pm

CYBORG wrote:Some of them are pretty stupid :roll: :roll: :roll:

this is true
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Re: anti theft

Post #28 by CYBORG » Wed Feb 28, 2018 10:16 pm

When Gord and I had our problem, on our trip south last year, they just took the oil filler caps, and cut a few wires, including one of my spark plug wires. They were parked at the front door, almost in the lobby, of a very nice motel A lot of lights and everything. Took the advice of the hotel clerk. No alarm would have solved that situation. No lock,....no chain,.....well, maybe an armed guard , with an AK-47 :lol: :lol:
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Re: anti theft

Post #29 by 5speed » Thu Mar 01, 2018 9:36 am

https://www.spypoint.com/EN/products/cellular-trail-camera/product-LINK-EVO.html

I bought one of these to put in my fathers "summer home" which is my Grandparents house.
It is a 3 hour drive from here and is in a small village along the eastern shore. Very remote.
The camera will immediately text me that it has take a picture and uploads it to my phone.
I can check the status of the batteries, signal, sd card and the best part..it comes with a free data pkg that gives me 100 pictures a month uploaded.
Compact enough to take anywhere and as long as you have any type of cell phone signal it will connect to your phone.
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Re: anti theft

Post #30 by RAT » Thu Mar 01, 2018 9:52 am

Gotta love that sign idea .... anim-cheers1

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