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Wood thieves????

Post in 'The Wood Shed' started by GAMMA RAY, Mar 3, 2011.

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  1. leatherguy

    leatherguy Member

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    Friend of mine did the black powder thing, worked really well, and the fire dept also got in some practice (in a real rural I mean real backwoods area).

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  2. northwinds

    northwinds Minister of Fire

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    Game cameras, a barking dog, and a sign of some sort...
  3. GAMMA RAY

    GAMMA RAY Minister of Fire

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    Holy Crap, rough crowd here......I am guessing no bugger better mess with any of our wood stashes here.....I am kinda fond of the liquid ass thing,,,,,ordered some today...prolly won't use it for wood thieves......but one of the docs in my practice may have a real stinky office for a while....... :coolgrin: Don't tell anyone....I am a realllllllll boldie!!!!!! can't help it....who's gonna know????
  4. WhitePine

    WhitePine Feeling the Heat

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    Yeah, it's fun to contemplate loading up a piece of wood with LA in hopes the thieves will steal it. But the reality might a bit too nasty. That liquid is going to boil and the container will burst, possibly with great force. If any of the contents are flammable (or the propellant is propane, which is common), it could be one hell of a fireball. The stove would probably contain it. But what if the door was open at the moment it went off? Or what if the thieves have a fireplace? You could find yourself in really big trouble.

    And just to make matters worse, there is always the possibility that the person on the receiving end wasn't the wood thief, but an innocent spouse or child--or a visiting neighbor.

    Okay, enough buzz kill. Let us know how it works at the Docs.
  5. fmer55

    fmer55 New Member

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    what about rigging a ballon filled with liquid ass to a trip wire and having a game cam on? they trip the wire, liquid ass balloon falls inches from tehm, if not on them and then the game cam takes a pic

    priceless

    or if they are taking from the same place in the woodpile, maybe some real poo on 6 or 7 logs were they snatch from, and the game cam still amust
  6. b33p3r

    b33p3r Feeling the Heat

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    Black powder explosion in the fire place/boiler won't leave a trail like liquid ass. No one will no why the fire place exploded. Thieves will also never admit to stealing wood. Even if they did....no evidence. It burns away with no traceable odor to alert someone of something fishy......so I am told.
  7. ironpony

    ironpony Minister of Fire

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    my answer to a problem I had, which was kids knocking down my bird feeder

    I used a five pound fire extinquisher, emptied it and refilled with red dye
    and pressurized to 100 lbs, hooked to a solenoid 12 volt and then to a circular sprinkler head
    micro switch on bird house
    when bird house was knocked off, tripped switch, sprayed red dye in a ten foot circle
    never had a problem again
    and heard one of the nieghbors telling another nieghbor about her kids clothes having
    red stuff all over them, kid didnt know where it came from
    imagine that
  8. GAMMA RAY

    GAMMA RAY Minister of Fire

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    I dig your style ironpony!!! ;-)
  9. ironpony

    ironpony Minister of Fire

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    thank you,

    (bows to cheering crowd)

    I love halloween and build props, so I have lots of ideas
    and materials to pull these things off

    kids and some parents avoid my house at halloween time
    never know what might "pop up" hehehe
  10. GAMMA RAY

    GAMMA RAY Minister of Fire

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    I'll stay away from your house at halloween when I dress up in my nurse costume.....(it pisses the nurses off in my office) HEHE....I do it every year....they don't talk to me for a couple a days.....The boss thinks they should all still wear those outfits with the hats and all...He's thinkin of implementing it as part of the dress code....I'm not a nurse so I don't care......
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