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Old 28 June 2011, 04:27   #1
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Theiving scum bags!!

Getting the rib ready for the coming weekend away on the south coast.
Went to attach the trailer board.....and discovered it was no longer in the rib under the cover!
Why would some scum bag lift the cover and take only the t/board?

I suppose I should be gratefully it's only the t/board that got pinched, but it's still a load of hassle to get a new one and number plate made up!
I'm going to talk to the friendly local plod in case some one decided to use it on their trailer and drive through loads of cameras.

So much for a secure Marina storage yard!

Anyway rant over, feel better now!
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Old 28 June 2011, 04:46   #2
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take it as a warning, look at your security again, today your light board, tomorrow, who knows
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Old 28 June 2011, 05:15   #3
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I take your comments onboard.
The boat is very secure, it's got wheel clamps on both wheels, plus a hitch lock. I'm sure there's other boats next to it that'd be easier to take!
Just bloody annoying!
Will also have a chat with the Marina about their security ( it costs enough to keep the rib there!)

Another early finish from work to go shopping for trailer boards!

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'Bif'f is Right on,count your Blessings!And try to learn by it.At least then SOMETHING positive comes from it.And no,you cannot make sense of the of the thieving Maggots train of thought...with a Workshop and used cars to worry about, over the years it makes you very cynical,but NOTHING surprises you!
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Old 28 June 2011, 06:37   #5
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I went to a government approved school so I should know.


But I agree with the rest of the peeps, you are lucky it was just the trailer board, but just hope, that there is not an ulterior motive for why it was taken. Be vigilant.
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Possibly not the board they wanted, more likely the No Plate!! so they could put it on the rear of a car and scam some fuel a number of filling stations have CCTV looking at the rear of the car!!
My advise is get it reported
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Thanks for the seplling leson. I'm typing this on a iPhone ins meeting at work so havin finger trouble!

Will have a chat with the plod and let them know.

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The local rock pool inhabitants round here decided to try and nick some metal out of our yard.... Luckily the local plod was about and gave us some very good advice regarding the use of razor wire....

Hopefully should have plenty of dna tissue the next time the mudskippers "drop" into our compound.
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Possibly not the board they wanted, more likely the No Plate!! so they could put it on the rear of a car and scam some fuel a number of filling stations have CCTV looking at the rear of the car!!
My advise is get it reported
Good point!Definately pay you to report it,and make it a matter of record.
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I'd gladly 'donate' a trailer board to not have the rig touched. I'd call it a result and think about either storing the boat elsewhere or ramping up security.
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