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Sorry to hear about that.  It

Sorry to hear about that.  It seems to be happening more and more these days.  I bought one for my Dad back in August.  He had it in the woods a total of 4 days, and hadn't even had a chance to check it yet, and it was stolen.  The worst thing is you know that if these guys that are taking them actually had their stuff stolen, they'd be pissed.

 

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My ol Gramp's use'ta say and

My ol Gramp's use'ta say and he had a !#*$ pile of say'ns....Lock it up,it will keep an honest man honest................sometime's......

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You have to look at it this

You have to look at it this way.  If a crook wants what ever you have he is going to get it one way or another.  I have seen where they have destroyed what they were trying to get to to have it.  Back in the 70's I had a van that I installed a 8 track tape player in.  One night someone broke into it to get the tape deck and multilated the tape deck and the sheet metal that I had it mounted to  trying to get it.  In the end I had a lot of repairs to make but they didn't get the tape deck.  The big thing is anymore if you don't want something to come up missing don't leave it where just anyone can come alone and take it.  It doesn't matter if you are on private property or in the middle of nowhere.  I know that every time that I put my camera out I try and place it in an area that is far from a road and off any beaten trail, and even then I wonder why I am placing a $200.00 camera where somebody can just come along and undo the strap and take it with them. 

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I have to with you on that

I have to with you on that thought. If a thief wants something you have, well then, he will get one way or another.
We had our hunting club broken into several years back. The first time they broke in, they stole all they could carry because they came back two nights later to finish cleaning us out. And the sheriff's department didn't help at all. They made a mess trying to lift some finger prints to no avail. So we didn't even call them the second time around.
Now Critter, I don't know if Bugs even knows what an 8 track tape player is. I believe he's more in tune to the digital era. It's funny now to think someone would want to steal an 8 track player. LOL. How the times have changed.

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8 track tape player

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Now Critter, I don't know if Bugs even knows what an 8 track tape player is. I believe he's more in tune to the digital era. It's funny now to think someone would want to steal an 8 track player. LOL. How the times have changed.

 

Lets see the year was 1972 and I had it installed in a 1963 Ford van.  Boy now I am starting to let the cat out of the bag on how old I am.  I remember that a few years before I went on a field trip while in school to BYU to see a computer.  It took up just about one whole level of a building and a lap top was where your girlfriend sat when there was no more room in the truck. 

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The good ol days

Critter wrote:

ecubackpacker wrote:
Now Critter, I don't know if Bugs even knows what an 8 track tape player is. I believe he's more in tune to the digital era. It's funny now to think someone would want to steal an 8 track player. LOL. How the times have changed.

 

Lets see the year was 1972 and I had it installed in a 1963 Ford van.  Boy now I am starting to let the cat out of the bag on how old I am.  I remember that a few years before I went on a field trip while in school to BYU to see a computer.  It took up just about one whole level of a building and a lap top was where your girlfriend sat when there was no more room in the truck. 

Okay, we're off topic, but this is too funny not to respond.  I have a 1977 van with a Pioneer under the dash 8 track player that some guys tried to steal.  Fortunately my brother saw them and called me and they ended up going to jail  Had to pay restitution for busting up my dash to get the player when all they had to do was take out a couple of screws. 

And I remember using punch cards for the computer and putting the phone in a cradle to connect for authorized time on the computer.  Funny how times have changed except for thieves.  They still exist and still ruin your day.

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It is funny

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Critter wrote:

ecubackpacker wrote:
Now Critter, I don't know if Bugs even knows what an 8 track tape player is. I believe he's more in tune to the digital era. It's funny now to think someone would want to steal an 8 track player. LOL. How the times have changed.

 

Lets see the year was 1972 and I had it installed in a 1963 Ford van.  Boy now I am starting to let the cat out of the bag on how old I am.  I remember that a few years before I went on a field trip while in school to BYU to see a computer.  It took up just about one whole level of a building and a lap top was where your girlfriend sat when there was no more room in the truck. 

Okay, we're off topic, but this is too funny not to respond.  I have a 1977 van with a Pioneer under the dash 8 track player that some guys tried to steal.  Fortunately my brother saw them and called me and they ended up going to jail 
Had to pay restitution for busting up my dash to get the player when all
they had to do was take out a couple of screws. 

And I
remember using punch cards for the computer and putting the phone in a
cradle to connect for authorized time on the computer.  Funny how
times have changed except for thieves.  They still exist and still ruin
your day.


CVC and Critter, you're starting to show you age. It is funny, almost doesn't seem like it could have been that way with all the advances in technology.

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Eight track tapes and players

Eight track tapes and players were the bomb in that day.  I remember playing Led Zeplin on them with the volume as high as it would go. No wonder my hearing sucks today.  And then they came out with something magical called a cassette.  It was very different back then but you know, hunting really hasn't changed that much.  It is pretty much the same with just some technological advances, but not the as much as other things.

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"Eight track tapes and

"Eight track tapes and players were the bomb in that day.  I remember playing Led Zeplin on them with the volume as high as it would go. No wonder my hearing sucks today."

I would agree but then I show my age too. I tagged around with my brother and his friends, so that why I listened Robert.

My hearing is shot, too. Thank god for Walker's gameear. It works wonders for me. I couldn't turkey hunt without it.

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That sucks!

That sucks!  That is the only reason I refuse to buy a camera and put it up on public land.  I really enjoy taking pictures when I am out in the field and would love to add a trail camera to my arsenal but I am just not willing to give someone the chance to take a couple of hundred of my hard-earned dollars out of my pocket!  I would love to have a camera up just to see what is happening when I'm not in my blind!

I, like you, would assume that a camera would be safe if I put it up on a friend's property.  However, if there are known trespassers on the property, you have to know that those same idiots that are trespassing are criminals.  Criminals don't just stick to one area of breaking the law!

Too bad the Cincinnati PD can't get more agencies on board with their method of catching these types of thieves!

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