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#4927154 - 06/01/10 10:31 AM Public service anouncement - Garage door security
COFF Offline
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Registered: 08/22/06
Posts: 8464
Loc: Carrollton
Got this in an email today. Just a heads up for everybody.

Please look at your garage door

After our home inspection the inspector noted that our garage door had a dent in it. Finally figured out someone tried to break in. Then I searched youtube and found the below video. Please watch it. I took the pull string off of ours and zip tied the lever up to the slider. Now you have to cut the zip tie in order to release the lever. Please pass on.



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#4927173 - 06/01/10 10:37 AM Re: Public service anouncement - Garage door security [Re: COFF]
chickenman Offline
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Registered: 10/04/04
Posts: 27154
Loc: Denton
damnit!
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#4927186 - 06/01/10 10:39 AM Re: Public service anouncement - Garage door security [Re: COFF]
DPD Offline
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Registered: 04/10/10
Posts: 410
Glad they posted a how-to video! Last time they just drove there truck into my garage door and slammed into my beloved 72 chevy, causing it to come into the house. At least the new way is less destructive!

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#4927189 - 06/01/10 10:40 AM Re: Public service anouncement - Garage door security [Re: chickenman]
m5ash™ Offline
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Registered: 03/07/02
Posts: 13538
Can you PM this to SD for me?

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#4927199 - 06/01/10 10:43 AM Re: Public service anouncement - Garage door security [Re: m5ash™]
ba$$fan Offline
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Registered: 02/08/07
Posts: 1364
Loc: Fort Worth, TX
Would be a lot harder if they didn't have a window in the door to see where they were moving that wire. Still certainly doable...but not as easy.
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#4927233 - 06/01/10 10:56 AM Re: Public service anouncement - Garage door security [Re: ba$$fan]
TexDawg Online   content
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Registered: 01/31/05
Posts: 70987
Loc: Snobby McKinney
gosh dang thieves
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#4927301 - 06/01/10 11:13 AM Re: Public service anouncement - Garage door security [Re: ba$$fan]
Woolybugger Offline
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Registered: 05/15/06
Posts: 6578
Loc: over the rainbow
Originally Posted By: ba$$fan
Would be a lot harder if they didn't have a window in the door to see where they were moving that wire. Still certainly doable...but not as easy.


good observation on the window. I reckon they'd just bypass garages with no window.

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#4927413 - 06/01/10 11:51 AM Re: Public service anouncement - Garage door security [Re: Woolybugger]
m5ash™ Offline
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Registered: 03/07/02
Posts: 13538
Glad my door doesn't have windows...........

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#4927546 - 06/01/10 12:25 PM Re: Public service anouncement - Garage door security [Re: m5ash™]
TGM Not-So-Pro Team Offline
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Registered: 07/21/09
Posts: 6983
Loc: St. Pete, FL
Well I took the garage door off. That'll show em...

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#4927795 - 06/01/10 01:25 PM Re: Public service anouncement - Garage door security [Re: TGM Not-So-Pro Team]
OldFrog Offline
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Registered: 02/16/06
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Zero windows is the only way to go. But thanks for the video !
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#4928599 - 06/01/10 04:22 PM Re: Public service anouncement - Garage door security [Re: OldFrog]
hopalong Online   content
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Registered: 09/06/08
Posts: 54921
Loc: formerly of guthrie oklahoma, ...
wire the hot side of a plug to it, that'll learn em dern em.
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