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Old 10-08-17, 11:41 PM   #41
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A few years ago the container over the lakes was broken into by the local pikey scum. They loaded their van with all the streamers pumps etc, the rest they loaded in the quad trailer, fired the quad up and hitched the trailer up, then for some reason decided to remove the rear light/break light bulb. After they has rounded the phillips screws of they stabbed the screw driver through the lens and bulb, shorted the wires and blew the quads ecu, that saved the quad and ultimately trailer as well as the stuff in it as they could no longer drive it away, they did try to tow it with their van via a couple of hefty cable ties, which didn't end well, trailer and contents was in the ditch half way down our track
Would have been better if they had come the next night, I would have been about most of the night rifle in hand looking for foxes, would have thought a .243 win would immobilise a transit quite nicely

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Old 11-08-17, 12:13 AM   #42
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Did you ever recover the stuff they put in the van?.

I had a company car pinched, I lost all my hand & power tools, but the most expensive item by far, an oscilloscope (worth 3k in 1988) had it's 13A plug cut off and was dumped at the roadside (probably because they couldn't get Corrie on the screen?)

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Great! That's like putting icing on the cake.

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Old 11-08-17, 10:10 AM   #44
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Did you ever recover the stuff they put in the van?.

I had a company car pinched, I lost all my hand & power tools, but the most expensive item by far, an oscilloscope (worth 3k in 1988) had it's 13A plug cut off and was dumped at the roadside (probably because they couldn't get Corrie on the screen?)

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Nothing recovered, although it was know who stole it all, police were useless.

To be honest as it was all insured I wasn't bothered if it never came back, you get to chose all over again what to buy
Quad was repaired at a cost of 1600, glad the insurance picked that up as well.

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