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Old 04-26-2011, 09:18 PM   #15
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Doesn't Lo-jack require that the Police have some sort of receiving unit?
Even here in metropolitan San Diego, the local city police do not have Lo-Jack transponders.
When my Lo-Jack equipped Toyota Camry was stolen, the Police took the report and then handed the recovery off to the California Highway Patrol. I suspect your equivalent State Police force will get the recovery task.

(I got the car back the next day.)
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Old 04-26-2011, 09:37 PM   #16
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Even here in metropolitan San Diego, the local city police do not have Lo-Jack transponders.
When my Lo-Jack equipped Toyota Camry was stolen, the Police took the report and then handed the recovery off to the California Highway Patrol. I suspect your equivalent State Police force will get the recovery task.

(I got the car back the next day.)
So!......
Frederick,

Given your above experience, would it be fair for me to ask why you recommended that I- or anyone else- should consider buying the Lo-Jack?

Thanks,

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Old 04-26-2011, 09:51 PM   #17
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Because I had my stolen Camry returned to me within 24 hours, in the same condition it was in when I last saw it.
All I had to do was replace the door lock.
I also had a Toyota Corolla stolen that did not have Lo-Jack.
They found what was left of it 4 days later, after it had been stripped.
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Old 04-27-2011, 12:55 AM   #18
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Police here don't even "look" for stolen cars. There are so many stolen that it is impossible. The only way you would get a car back is if like Fred's stripped abandoned Corolla or if someome joy rides with it, it is abandoned and someone calls in an abandoned car report. Then it gets towed and you have to pay hundred of dollars to get it out of hock.

Or like our 5th Avenue it is never seen or heard of again because it probably is in mexico.
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Old 04-27-2011, 01:17 AM   #19
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Because I had my stolen Camry returned to me within 24 hours, in the same condition it was in when I last saw it.
All I had to do was replace the door lock.
I also had a Toyota Corolla stolen that did not have Lo-Jack.
They found what was left of it 4 days later, after it had been stripped.
Can we talk about something that might work for all of us, Mr. Moderator?
You're all taken care of, at least as long as you stay home in San Diego.
But if you come to- or live in- the Pacific Northwest, you might be glad of a lower tech recovery system.
Or ANY recovery system.
Here's the LowDown on LoJack on Andy and Barney's turf. Please check it out and advise us.
Is its $600.00 (plus) cost a prudent expenditure for Northwesterners, or for the many other FGRV members who live and travel in less urban areas than yours?

How LoJack Works - installation through tracking

Current LoJack coverage For Pacific Northwesterners:

IDAHO: No Coverage
MONTANA: No Coverage
OREGON: Covers Portland/Salem Metro areas only: Clackamas, Marion, Multnomah, Washington Counties. No coverage south of Salem, on the coast, or East of the Cascades
WASHINGTON: Covers Clark, Cowlitz, Gray's Harbor, Jefferson, King, Kitsap, Lewis, Mason, Pierce, Snohomish, Skagit, Thurston, Whatcom counties. No coverage East of the Cascades. No coverage in these Westside counties: Clallam, Island, Pacific, San Juan, Skamania, Wahkiakum.

*The LoJack Stolen Vehicle Recovery System is available in all or a substantial portion of each of the above counties, based on population density, geography and distribution of police tracking computers.

For recent updates to LoJack coverage, call 1-800-4-LoJack (1-800-456-5225).

P.S. Attention Canadians: I couldn't find any coverage information for your country. Lots of nice ads for the system, though!
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P.S. Attention Canadians: I couldn't find any coverage information for your country. Lots of nice ads for the system, though!
LoJack? Who needs a LoJack In Canada, eh? We have something way better. We have lumberjacks! You put one of these in your car or trailer and who's going to touch it, eh?
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LoJack? Who needs a LoJack In Canada, eh? We have something way better. We have lumberjacks! You put one of these in your car or trailer and who's going to touch it, eh?
.........calculating load weight distribution.......does he bring his axe?

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.........calculating load weight distribution.......does he bring his axe?

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Yes but, only the small one...
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Yes but, only the small one...
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To: Canada
From: Francesca, Worrywart and Neighbor to the South
Re: Export of Security Device

Dear Canada,

Enclosed herewith please find a check in the amount of $___(Trusting your Canadianity to guide you in filling in the fair amount).
Please send at your earliest convenience one (1) Lumberjack, with axe (as pictured above).
For shipping purposes, I also enclose an appropriately sized box, with air holes.
You may depend on full cooperation with customs officials. This import is preapproved by the U.S.of A., suffering as it currently does from a decided shortage of He-Men. Plus I already "took care of the boys at the border", if you know what I mean.

Thanks, and I look forward to many years of Trailer Security.

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From: Francesca, Worrywart and Neighbor to the South
Re: Export of Security Device

Dear Canada,

Enclosed herewith please find a check in the amount of $___(Trusting your Canadianity to guide you in filling in the fair amount).
Please send at your earliest convenience one (1) Lumberjack, with axe (as pictured above).
For shipping purposes, I also enclose an appropriately sized box, with air holes.
You may depend on full cooperation with customs officials. This import is preapproved by the U.S.of A., suffering as it currently does from a decided shortage of He-Men. Plus I already "took care of the boys at the border", if you know what I mean.

Thanks, and I look forward to many years of Trailer Security.

Francesca Knowles
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Dear Ms Knowles,

We regret to advise you that is not possible to export (1) Lumberjack. Since the greening of our county they have been placed on the endangered species list and are therefore are not exportable under the North America Free Trade Agreement.

Should you be fortunate enough to have actually seen a Lumberjack while visiting our country we ask that you respect them and help keep them alive by passing on to them any spare coins you may have when they offer to wash the windows of your car. Please keep in mind the current exchange rate and toss in a few extra coins to make up the difference between the US and Canadian dollar. The latter point should also be noted when attempting to bribe our customs officials should you attempt to export any other contraband.

We are pleased to advise that we can meet your request for a Canadian made axe. Please see the online website of our fine Canadian institution Canadian Tire for full shipping instructions.

Best regards,
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From: Francesca Knowles, International Vandal
Re: Small misunderstandings

Dear Canada,

Thank you for your very prompt response.
Due to the international exposure generated by the video capture of a private moment between myself and Canadian Tire's little-known predecessor, I am at present permitted to cross neither the actual nor the virtual Bobwarr Fence(s) that separate our two Countries.
Please advise as to an alternative.

Your Really Really Good Friend and Admirer,

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Hi: All...Seems to me what you need is a "Jack of all Trades". He may or may not be "Master of none" so long as he's importable. Failing that a trailer "Jack" is what you might get!!!
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