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Old 02-09-2014, 05:42 PM   #1
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Be aware the copper thieves stripped my motorhome of all the #2 copper wire while it was in winter store. Yes, there is a fence around it topped with barbed wire. I'm working on building my own motion sensor alarm system while repairs re in progress.
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Old 02-09-2014, 05:43 PM   #2
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Bummer sorry to hear, Not a good way to start out the season.
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Old 02-09-2014, 05:54 PM   #3
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That's aggravating! Did they just lay on the ground and scoot around underneath, or did they break into it? So sorry, \ken
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Old 02-09-2014, 07:23 PM   #4
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They crawled under and used cutters. Had no trouble finding the heavy cables from engine to battery box.
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Old 02-09-2014, 08:06 PM   #5
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Good lord...seems it never ends. Sorry for the damage this jerk caused. I sure hope this isn't a new found trend in copper theft.
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Old 02-09-2014, 08:16 PM   #6
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Sorry, someone needs to strip those bast___s and make them run around in the below zero temps and snow we have to go out in every day and then what ever you want for them.. Hope it isn't to bad of a repair for you.
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Old 02-10-2014, 07:49 AM   #7
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Be interesting to keep those cables "HOT".......

I despise thieves. Had a thief break into my S&B home a couple years back. I upgraded my security.
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Old 02-10-2014, 09:28 AM   #8
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Only 3 ways to get money.. 1 work 2. welfare 3. crime.
Our politicians have cut welfare, our corporate execs have stopped hiring, guess what that leaves ???
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Old 02-11-2014, 06:32 PM   #9
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I remember my college Teacher in Auto School telling us how they pranked a few kids while he was in School. Took a Model T Coil Charged it then hooked it to the doors.
When someone touched it, it would discharge like a capacitor. About 10,000 volts dc.
Low amps so not enough to kill but enough to straighten your hair.
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Old 02-13-2014, 11:47 AM   #10
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I can tolerate a lot of things, but I HATE a thief!
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Old 02-13-2014, 11:56 AM   #11
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This happened at a local storage lot. I heard they pulled most of the wiring including the Romex on a bunch of coaches. If this is true, my guess is it would total a coach. Very expensive, if not impossible repair.
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Old 02-13-2014, 06:06 PM   #12
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Well, the loser community hit my trailer a few weeks ago and stole my two brand new propane tanks that were full.

I looked at some other trailers and noticed the nice ones were also hit.

I am happy they did not make a forced entry into the unit, as I'm trying to sell it and that would have been a bitch to deal with for repairs...
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