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Old 10-15-2007, 05:26 PM   #15
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Sorry to hear about those fuel thieves, but our experience is that a thief (or vandals in our case) usually return(s) if the first trip was a success .
Have you thought about one of those remote mount door alarm sensors that blast 120 dB when opened - have seen them at some pharmacy or medical supply stores or even Radio Shack for around $25.00. Don't forget about that alarm or this may apply to you but I bet that alarm gives the thief an out of body experience!

I really like the idea of switching the Black Tank and Diesel labels!!

It only costs you $20.00 each time you start your engine?
Time to upgrade the van big time, although navigating the tight school parking lot in a motorhome may furl a few brows, Eh!

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Old 03-30-2009, 01:16 PM   #16
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I saw a person putting water in the gas tank of a rental motorhome at a dump station once. wonder how far he got?
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Old 03-30-2009, 06:36 PM   #17
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What brand of rear view mirrors do you have.. No, I'm serious.. Velvac mirrors? They make a rear view camera that clips to the bottom of the mirror housing.

Rig a sensor switch on the gas cover, Use it to activate the mirror camera and instead of feeding it to your rear view monitor (ok, do that when backing up) feed it to a recorder inside the coach.

Won't stop the thieves the NEXT time they steel fuel

But it will stop 'em the time after that

Since all their motion lotion needs will be met by the owners of their chauffeur driven limo..

You know. Like Dave Rhodes limo (You remember Dave Rhodes)

Hello, My name is Dave Rhodes (There really was such a person) and 2 years ago (more like 42 now) I was broke, I did not even have 10 cents for a parking meter, But today I live in a FINE BIG HOUSE (The big house) I have a Limo (Prisoner transport van) and Chauffeur (Prisoner transport officer) to take me wherever I want (need) to go.

Not to mention you might submit your video to the local news for a small fee
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Old 04-03-2009, 12:28 PM   #18
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We had a problem with window breakage on our cabin in Big Bear while we were living in Bakersfield. I was at Radio Shack and seeing what they had when a gentlemen overheard and said that he was the local head of security for a nation food chain.

What he suggested was to install a video camera looking outward. Very few thieves want to be taped doing crimes. Also the camera need not be real, just there and look like real. He said half his stores cameras were not real and afforded a great deterrence. He told me where to go online and I bought two. We never had another window break and furthermore the neighborhood saw none either.

Every kid knew what that was and as families would walk by the kids would point to the camera.

You could mount one from the roof rack pointing down on both sides. They are cheap. You can also usually get a sticker from the vendor which says the area is under 24/7 video surveillance. Get one from a source that sells both real and unreal. Usually the only difference is the unreals have no internals but everything else is the same. Many have a real red LED that is always lit.

You will have endless hours of fun watching the stupids watching the cameras.
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