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#11952493 - 11/26/16 05:29 PM Watch your gas tank
Ranger-188-2007 Offline
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Registered: 01/03/04
Posts: 3619
Loc: Nacogdoches Tx. USA
Talked to a buddy of mine today and he told me that thieves stole gas from his truck. He was at the 6 mile boat ramp at Toledo. Upon further inspection, they crawled underneath his truck and drilled a 1" hole in the side of his tank. Then drained the gas out with a Georgia credit card! { a hose - for those who don't know} It's just crazy what these low life's will do to get something. Luckily he had enough gas to get home.
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#11954577 - 11/28/16 08:00 AM Re: Watch your gas tank [Re: Ranger-188-2007]
BMCD Offline
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Registered: 11/01/02
Posts: 3828
Loc: Katy, Texas US
Happened at Rayburn Sandy creek boat launch. Cut the filler neck and syphoned gas. Left just enuff to get to the dealer ship. This was 5 years,ago.


Edited by BMCD (11/28/16 12:24 PM)

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#11954616 - 11/28/16 08:21 AM Re: Watch your gas tank [Re: Ranger-188-2007]
V-Bottom Offline
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Registered: 06/18/16
Posts: 1519
Loc: Galv. Cnty
Hard Times bubba! Why just yesterday.. I saw a Pimp driving around in a Volkswagon. Seriously, people go to any extreme now a days.
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#11959627 - 11/30/16 11:13 PM Re: Watch your gas tank [Re: Ranger-188-2007]
Fritz423 Offline
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Registered: 04/25/12
Posts: 521
Wow. Drilled a hole when they could open 99% of gas caps with a screwdriver? Am I using the wrong method to steal gas?
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#11960096 - 12/01/16 10:13 AM Re: Watch your gas tank [Re: Ranger-188-2007]
bbuchanan Offline
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Registered: 05/11/16
Posts: 19
That has been happening for weeks on different ramps at Toledo.......

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#11964815 - 12/03/16 08:25 PM Re: Watch your gas tank [Re: Ranger-188-2007]
eyeball Offline
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Registered: 04/24/12
Posts: 169
Hummm, sounds like time to put a plot watcher in da woods when you go fishin.
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#11967347 - 12/05/16 12:01 PM Re: Watch your gas tank [Re: Ranger-188-2007]
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Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/09/08
Posts: 1994
Loc: The Great State of Texas
I would be afraid to drill a fuel cell , curiously how did they get the fuel out , with a pump ?when times get bad and it's near holidays people get desperate I guess . About four years ago we had thieves steal gas out of boats in the slips . My neighbor had 60 gallons stolen .

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#11967515 - 12/05/16 01:10 PM Re: Watch your gas tank [Re: Ranger-188-2007]
mbsfish Offline
Angler

Registered: 11/28/06
Posts: 410
Loc: Liberty Hill
Gas is cheap now though. I could see if it were back around $4/gallon.

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#11970381 - 12/06/16 09:25 PM Re: Watch your gas tank [Re: eyeball]
C.M. Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 09/09/16
Posts: 146
Originally Posted By: eyeball
Hummm, sounds like time to put a plot watcher in da woods when you go fishin.
Surely you meant 'sniper', right? laugh

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#12039704 - 01/14/17 06:12 PM Re: Watch your gas tank [Re: Ranger-188-2007]
Bassdeer Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 08/23/06
Posts: 581
Loc: The Colony TX
I lived in Kansas years ago and that was a big problem in the mall parking lots, They pull up beside a car or trunk and get under drill the hole and drain into a oil pan(the kind you use to change your oil) and just keep changing it out as long as they can and if anybody comes for that car they just drive off and leave the pan under the car.

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#12040469 - 01/15/17 08:13 AM Re: Watch your gas tank [Re: Bassdeer]
Jimbo Offline
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Registered: 01/18/03
Posts: 15918
Loc: South Texas
Originally Posted By: Bassdeer
I lived in Kansas years ago and that was a big problem in the mall parking lots, They pull up beside a car or trunk and get under drill the hole and drain into a oil pan(the kind you use to change your oil) and just keep changing it out as long as they can and if anybody comes for that car they just drive off and leave the pan under the car.


Chances are the car they are putting the gas in is stolen anyway.....Punk gang bangers!
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#12045728 - 01/17/17 05:51 PM Re: Watch your gas tank [Re: Ranger-188-2007]
Freeman Clark Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/18/05
Posts: 1353
Loc: Temple, Texas
Been going on on Belton at Leona ramp for years.

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#12057233 - 01/24/17 09:28 AM Re: Watch your gas tank [Re: Ranger-188-2007]
jasonslabseeker Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 05/14/09
Posts: 135
Loc: Hill county
That's a shame
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#12072161 - 02/01/17 09:47 PM Re: Watch your gas tank [Re: Ranger-188-2007]
onfirecrappie Offline
Angler

Registered: 02/12/13
Posts: 259
Loc: Gunter,Texas
Just shoot them in the leg and watch them try to run away bleeding.

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