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protecting your toys

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by 2008taco, May 26, 2011.

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how do you protect your toys

Poll closed Jun 25, 2011.
  1. lock

    43 vote(s)
    58.9%
  2. alarm

    25 vote(s)
    34.2%
  3. lojack

    4 vote(s)
    5.5%
  4. guns

    40 vote(s)
    54.8%
  5. other, description

    12 vote(s)
    16.4%
  6. pray for the best

    18 vote(s)
    24.7%
  1. May 26, 2011 at 2:21 AM
    #1
    2008taco

    2008taco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    This got brought up in another thread and rather than continue in that one and sound like the asshole I am I figured i'd make a new thread so here it goes.
    If you have toys you like, chances are someone else would like them too. So what do you do to protect them?
     
  2. May 26, 2011 at 2:47 AM
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    JLink

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    depends what kind of toys you are talking about..
    Truck- stays locked
    Motorcycle- stays on front porch with keys in ignition
    Bikes- stay in locked shed or locked where ever I am
    Kayaks- stay on rack or roof of truck
     
  3. May 26, 2011 at 3:13 AM
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    shitroc

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    Atv u mean? Stays in shed or in garage under lock and key and alarm.
     
  4. May 26, 2011 at 3:21 AM
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    Simon's Mom

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    All my snowmobiles are locked in enclosed trailers. Tongues & safety chains are locked. Coupler is spot welded along with ball mount on drawbar. The bike is locked in the garage with a security system. If people want you stuff they will get it so best is to try and deter the best you can so they move along to easier prey....:(
     
  5. May 26, 2011 at 6:25 AM
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    mntbiker2008

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    This^^^
     
  6. May 26, 2011 at 6:31 AM
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    ItalynStylion

    ItalynStylion Sounds Gooooood

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    Been thinking about getting these made. Better than an alarm.

    [​IMG]
     
  7. May 26, 2011 at 8:18 AM
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    horwitzs

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    Motorcycles are locked in the shop. Guns are in a safe in the house.
    A big dog with a bigger bark patrols the house and yard :)
    Guns are not allowed at work, but when I'm travelling I'll keep one in the truck.
     
  8. May 26, 2011 at 8:21 AM
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    rcbs204

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    Oh this is going on my front door today!!
     
  9. May 26, 2011 at 8:29 AM
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    ERIC

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    its called the garage hahah
     
  10. May 26, 2011 at 8:46 AM
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    wmdpowell

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    Trust in God but lock your doors.

    Big black dog with bigger bark. He was just a baby here.

    [​IMG]
     
  11. May 26, 2011 at 8:56 AM
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    Hot Tamale

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    Truck stays in the locked garage. Kayaks are also in the locked garage on racks.
     
  12. May 26, 2011 at 9:02 AM
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    Is the lab gonna lick the robbers hand?
     
  13. May 26, 2011 at 9:13 AM
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    stunt man hans

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    lol big dog. my guns are to protect my dogs and my wife. i don't really care about myself all that much. my great dane could bite my face off and i'm like 5'10 he is a giant. he literally sounds like a grizzly bear when he growls.

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  14. May 26, 2011 at 9:16 AM
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    I throw my body between my toys and the bad guy and wave my arms wildly while shouting.
     
  15. May 26, 2011 at 9:27 AM
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    Truck, bicycle - in garage
    Motorcycles - in garage locked together w/chain & padlock
    (Also have a very strong neighborhood watch group on my street)
    Balls & penis - in my left hand at most times
    Woman - chastity belt and 30-minute check-in interval.
    I kid! :D

    But seriously, I keep the side gate and back door locked, the front security screen and main door bolted, and the door between kitchen-garage locked. Also, none of my keys are ever left anywhere visible... not much point locking something if the key is openly available. Like someone said, "trust in God but lock your car." There is no substitute for common sense and human beings will always behave horribly, especially in these desperate times.

    We live in an average middle-class area near Sacramento CA, and 4 homes in my sister's neighborhood (about 2 miles from my home) have been burglarized in the last week... all in the middle of the day and all of them completely stripped of valuables. Crooks are getting ballsy, and the city's law enforcement staffing problems are not helping to deter anyone. And when the bad guys see a handful of cops speeding with sirens in one direction, they likely conclude that it's a good time to rip someone off in the opposite direction. That's certainly what I would think, if I were a fucking asshole selfish lazy bastard like many career crooks.
     
  16. May 26, 2011 at 9:30 AM
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    LOVE THIS! its better than the "forget the dog, beware of the owner" sign.
     
  17. May 26, 2011 at 9:31 AM
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    Defenses in order of priority/use:

    1.) My brain
    2.) Locks
    3.) Alarm
    4.) Puppy dog cuteness
    5.) My body
    6.) More locks
    7.) Bear spray
    8.) Pistol/Rifle/Shotgun
     
  18. May 26, 2011 at 9:36 AM
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    +1 Locks only keep out honest people
     
  19. May 26, 2011 at 9:50 AM
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    You don't really care, do you.
    I used to think guns were the solution, until one of my good friends was getting his speaker box jacked out of his VW bus right in his own driveway. He heard it happening and went out there armed, and the 4 guys taking his stuff were all more armed and there was just no chance. Luckily they gave him a chance to just walk away and let them finish the crime without killing him. Everyone with a gun thinks they're a bad-ass until they truly have to decide to use it responsibly.

    The best defense is a good offense. Keep everything out of sight, locked, etc. and you don't give the casual thief the motive by making your goodies visible. Remove motive and opportunity from the equation and you eliminate >90% of thefts.

    Good homeowner's and car insurance are also your best friends.
     
  20. May 31, 2011 at 1:31 PM
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    Shhh, under cover of darkness he does not sound like he is going to lick your hand!
     
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