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Old 04-06-2017, 03:53 PM   #1
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My friends trailer was stolen

My friends trailer small traditional stick trailer was just stolen in Chilliwack. She said it was at Heritage park not sure where that is. She had left it to get her truck repaired. So sad!
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Old 04-06-2017, 03:59 PM   #2
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I'm so sorry to hear this. The park is just across the freeway and down a bit from the Escape factory.
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Old 04-06-2017, 04:15 PM   #3
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Crap, my stomach just hit bottom. Kate do you have any information?
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I'll do my best to get this out on the Facebook trailer groups I belong to. A 13' Scamp was recovered in Washington State because of social media.
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Old 04-06-2017, 04:17 PM   #4
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My friends trailer small traditional stick trailer was just stolen in Chilliwack. She said it was at Heritage park not sure where that is. She had left it to get her truck repaired. So sad!
That's why I have a well hidden GPS tracking device in mine. The minute it moves I start getting text alerts indicating where it is. Should it ever be stolen which I doubt because I lock the king pin as well as one of the wheels, I will take immense pleasure in knowing that the scumbag(s) responsible will wonder how law enforcement caught them so quickly.
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Sure it was stolen and not impounded?
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That's why I have a well hidden GPS tracking device in mine.
Carl,

What GPS device do you use that connects to your phone?
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Old 04-06-2017, 05:26 PM   #7
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What GPS device do you use that connects to your phone?
It is an ALR-9. You can Google it.
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Old 04-06-2017, 08:53 PM   #8
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Sorry to hear, but that close to Chilliwack and they stole a stick trailer? They always say thieves aren't very bright!
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Old 04-06-2017, 10:27 PM   #9
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Sorry to hear, but that close to Chilliwack and they stole a stick trailer? They always say thieves aren't very bright!
Bright enough to avoid Tammy's pets...

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Old 04-06-2017, 10:32 PM   #10
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That's why I have a well hidden GPS tracking device in mine. The minute it moves I start getting text alerts indicating where it is. Should it ever be stolen which I doubt because I lock the king pin as well as one of the wheels, I will take immense pleasure in knowing that the scumbag(s) responsible will wonder how law enforcement caught them so quickly.
We have a GPS tracker in our trailer as well. And several locks as well as the wheel boot clamp.

Super bummer on her trailer getting stolen. Good luck to her in getting it recovered.

Yeah, provide details so the word can get out about it.
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I just emailed her so she can send me details about her trailer. It wasn't impounded she had the police out today writing a report etc..
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Old 04-07-2017, 04:46 AM   #12
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How much does the tracking device cost ? sounds like a nice solution
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Old 04-07-2017, 10:21 AM   #13
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How much does the tracking device cost ? sounds like a nice solution
I'm looking at a Spot Trace, it's about $100 to buy the unit and $10/ month for the plan. I was going to get one for my boat and one for the trailer. We put them on our ATV's at work which are very popular with thieves.
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I'm looking at a Spot Trace, it's about $100 to buy the unit and $10/ month for the plan. I was going to get one for my boat and one for the trailer. We put them on our ATV's at work which are very popular with thieves.
"Mount the unit with logo pointed toward the sky. It can be mounted beneath fiberglass, fabric, or glass, but metal obstructions should be avoided."

I wonder if the Reflectix would cause issues with the signal?

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Is there any type of tracker that is a reasonable cost, and does not require a monthly fee?
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A dripping paint bucket on the back
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A dripping paint bucket on the back
Is the name of the trailer "Hansel & Gretel"?
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... I wonder how long it will be until your hospital pass is revoked?

Thanks, I got a great laugh outta that.
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Old 04-07-2017, 12:55 PM   #20
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Is there any type of tracker that is a reasonable cost, and does not require a monthly fee?
An iPod touch, connected to 12v power constantly so the battery doesn't run down, hidden and with location services turned on. You wouldn't get notifications if it moved, but with the Find my iPhone app you could track it if it "disappeared." And it would work better than dripping paint!
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