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#11554098 - 04/20/16 08:12 AM I hate thieves
papamark Offline
Mini Tractor

Registered: 04/28/05
Posts: 10466
Loc: Winnsboro
Notice yest that I had my license plate stolen, I was at Oakridge. I also notice several other trailers that had no plates. They even took the bracket and the Lic. Plate Light, bang


So keep an eye out

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#11554130 - 04/20/16 08:23 AM Re: I hate thieves [Re: papamark]
5Redman8 Online   content
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Registered: 10/15/07
Posts: 2664
Loc: Forney
They have cameras on the store parking lot. Might get a car description.

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#11554155 - 04/20/16 08:34 AM Re: I hate thieves [Re: papamark]
papamark Offline
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Registered: 04/28/05
Posts: 10466
Loc: Winnsboro
no


Edited by papamark (04/20/16 09:09 AM)

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#11554203 - 04/20/16 08:53 AM Re: I hate thieves [Re: papamark]
flexpress Offline
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Lost mine once i hate that
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#11554220 - 04/20/16 09:09 AM Re: I hate thieves [Re: papamark]
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Loc: NRH/Fork again ! GET THE NET
I hope you reported this to the police and to OakRidge.
I can't imagine that someone would have the cajones' to steal license plates
at a busy place like that. I'm guessing this was in broad daylight.
mad mad mad mad

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#11554229 - 04/20/16 09:11 AM Re: I hate thieves [Re: papamark]
danwill12 Offline
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Registered: 05/30/14
Posts: 333
Loc: Florida
Mark, Thieves hate Thieves!! I've even heard that there is No Honor Among Thieves! Most of them run for political office. Dan

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#11554239 - 04/20/16 09:15 AM Re: I hate thieves [Re: papamark]
papamark Offline
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Registered: 04/28/05
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Loc: Winnsboro
lol

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#11554242 - 04/20/16 09:16 AM Re: I hate thieves [Re: papamark]
bsouth401 Offline
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I have never had a problem at Oakridge and feel very comfortable launching and parking there. Thieves for whatever reason do like to help themselves license plates and it happens fairly often. I've lost two in the last four years and it's always at Monticello. Each time it was bracket, light and all. I try to think better of people and really wonder if some of this can be attributed to road hazards or other gremlins at and around boat ramps. Most boat trailer LP brackets along with mine are mounted fairly low to the ground and I can't help but think a fair percentage just get knocked off.
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#11554250 - 04/20/16 09:19 AM Re: I hate thieves [Re: papamark]
papamark Offline
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Registered: 04/28/05
Posts: 10466
Loc: Winnsboro
I have really never had a prob there either Brian, but you can see the wires were cut. I will still go there, I know Barry will take care of it.

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#11554255 - 04/20/16 09:21 AM Re: I hate thieves [Re: papamark]
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Registered: 06/21/11
Posts: 1861
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I have lost a couple both times it was due to backing into the water and getting broken off. I fine you lose a lot less if you put the LP or holder on hinges to swing. I do hate it for you if it did get stolen. I guess they don't want to pay for new ones LOL

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#11554261 - 04/20/16 09:22 AM Re: I hate thieves [Re: papamark]
papamark Offline
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Registered: 04/28/05
Posts: 10466
Loc: Winnsboro
I had the plate attached with S Hooks so that kind of thing wouldn't happen

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#11554296 - 04/20/16 09:33 AM Re: I hate thieves [Re: papamark]
BassnJAK Offline
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Registered: 06/28/09
Posts: 198
Loc: Springtown, TX
Some folks will steal anything. They need a good whip
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#11554330 - 04/20/16 09:41 AM Re: I hate thieves [Re: papamark]
Bass Buster1 Online   content
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Registered: 08/26/04
Posts: 1389
Loc: Denton
Originally Posted By: papamark
I had the plate attached with S Hooks so that kind of thing wouldn't happen


I use loose zip ties so it can swing. Guess I will have to watch for a LP thief. WTH do they want used LPs for?
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#11554344 - 04/20/16 09:46 AM Re: I hate thieves [Re: Bass Buster1]
Chris B Online   content
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Registered: 05/02/03
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Loc: Prosper, TX
I bet over half of them are from the plastic bracket has broken off. I've had that happen twice. I either use bailing wire or very large zip ties now.
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#11554348 - 04/20/16 09:46 AM Re: I hate thieves [Re: papamark]
DedShort Offline
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Registered: 04/18/06
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Loc: Decatur, TX
One of the reasons that i use Oak Ridge is that it seems safer. I don't trust any of the public ramps out there. If a thief is motivated enough they will steal anything.
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