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Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by poe_9999, Jan 12, 2006.

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  1. poe_9999

    poe_9999 Member

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    Well I had some bad luck today. I went to the range with a couple friends today, we carpooled. When we got back to our cars, mine was missing (2001 mustang), and someone attempted to pry the other guy’s window/door open. I had about 600 rounds of shotgun ammo in the car, and maybe 250 rounds of 45 ammo.

    Car thieves’ suck. I really hope everyone involved goes to prison.
     
  2. UWstudent

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    having my car broken into twice i can feel your pain.

    i really wish i had that electric shock alarm thing like on the james bond movie tomorrow never dies or something.. so when the theives touch it, it'll shock them s***less
     
  3. poe_9999

    poe_9999 Member

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    Lucky me. My car wasn't stolen. Just towed.
    Oh happy day.
     
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    Get a steering wheel lock. 35.00 and it works.

    Kevin
     
  5. armoredman

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    Towed? Missed that "Handicapped" sign?
     
  6. Guy B. Meredith

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    Unfortunately, my opinion is that car thieves are treated too lightly. We have had two cars stolen within a year from our garage and in front of the house. We live in a very law abiding neighborhood, the thieves are probably from San Jose/East Palo Alto area per police. First car was dusted for prints the second was not. To my knowledge the insurance company (read: policy holders) paid the bill, not the BG.
     
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    Had a car stolen a few years back. Police wouldn't go after them. Worthless, absolutely worthless.

    My current car was KIA over the weekend. All that's in it is 2 cases of Trident:rolleyes:
     
  8. Smokey Joe

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    Rejoice!

    Poe-999--My sympathies on yr towing. Be glad it wasn't stolen. Have yr car insurance paid up--AND yr homeowners/renters, which covers the contents of the car, so you get to fight with not one but 2 different insurers.

    Had a car stolen last summer. Lost car and contents, including 3 guns. IMHO, I was minorly screwed by the auto insurer--Travelers, and majorly screwed by the homeowners insurer--State Farm.

    Reccommend that all parties stay away from both what I consider to be sets of thieves.

    Any casino in Las Vegas would love to be in the insurance racket--First they take yr money, then they set the odds in their favor, then they get to say whether or not they will pay you if you do "win." Such a deal. :banghead:
     
  9. WayneConrad

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    I had a car stolen a while back. I knew who was most likely to have dunnit, but the police had bigger fish to fry.

    As an aside: When I was being screened for jury service in a child abuse case here in Phoenix, one of the questions the judge asked of the assembled crowd of prospective jurors was, "have you had a car stolen?" Many cards (paddles with our juror numbers on them) went up. "Did the police come?" Only a few paddles remained up. I believe the testimony of police officers was going to be pivotal; no doubt they wanted to find who might be sore at the police.
     
  10. HighVelocity

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    Poe,

    Was there a garage door opener in your car when it got stolen? If so I hope you've taken appropriate measures to make sure they don't come to your house and use it.

    I never leave an opener in the vehicle nor do I ever program the ones that are built into the vehicle.

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    I missed the towed post.
     
  11. UWstudent

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    you know.. honestly.. IF i were a car jacker.. stealing a car at the gun range would be the LAST place to go.

    how do you know the car you're trying to break into belongs to a 7 foot 400 lb body builder thats releasing his anger out by knocking a couple mags off with his .50AE Desert Eagle..

    actually, i would loe to see that.
     
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  12. Standing Wolf

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    You can hope. In the unlikely event the criminals are caught, they'll most probably have their terms of probation extended.
     
  13. tvick66

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    South African Blaster

    It would never be legal in the US but this old story of the South African Blaster would be an incredible deterrent if rigged up to a car alarm instead of just using it for Car Jackings.

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/232777.stm

    It's reported by the inventor to only blind the assailant, not kill them:evil:
     
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