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Old 05-03-2008
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FYI watch your cats!!! ! ! ! ! !

Not your kitty-cats, but your catalytic converters, they have almost $150.00 in platinum (yes the metal they make FINE jewelry out of) and have been the biggest thing to get stolen lately, i personally will unload my 9mm pistol into someone if they are attempting to steal my cat, just a FYI for you guys, im a jeweler (hint, hint, the name) and i know this is a scam that crooks did back in the 80's and now its happening again. "this has been a public service announcement from your local jeweler!" i tack-welded mine on so it couldnt be "bolted off"
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wow.. how pathetic of somebody to go out and steal catalytic converters.
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Happened to a guy at work, while he was at work one evening.
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happened to another guy here also
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i tack-welded mine on so it couldnt be "bolted off"

You really think that will stop somebody ?

I guess you haven't noticed that companies make this nifty new tool now called a battery operated sawzall.
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Hu?? And to think i want to cut one of my cats off! ha, and PS: how do you sell this platinum?
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happened to john on here and there were a bunch of stories in that thread about this. Gald i dont live in the hood
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i tack-welded mine on so it couldnt be "bolted off"

You really think that will stop somebody ?

I guess you haven't noticed that companies make this nifty new tool now called a battery operated sawzall.

In the wrong hands my 28Volt sawzall i could cut about 100 off with one charge.
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my truck has one sensitive alarm plus my tack weld is a little more than a "tack" lol, well its better than just a couple of bolts, i would love to get ahold of that 28volt sawzall. lol
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Yep. Cost me over $500 to replace everything and that was doing Federal emissions and not California. Would have been close to $1K for California.

The warning has already gone out, lol -- but thanks for reinforcing it!
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i just figured we needed a thread, i didnt want to bring up a old one. lol
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ive got 3 of mine in the shed..i just need to take em to the scrapyard..
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im gonna propose to my future wife with my cat! :)
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LMAO thats great!
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Here where I live a neighborhood has cars sitting by the curbs. one night all 30 cars had there catalytic converters removed.
They caught the people who did it. Idiots took all the cats to the same scrap yard.
Scrap yard workers got curious. I believe here if you bring in alot of copper or such you have to show a buisness lisence to prove it's from your job.

These people where later pined to a meth house in the area.

Only people who have to worry are trucks and SUVs. they dont even bother the small cars. Since they sit so low to the ground.

You can get 40-50 dollars per catalytic converter
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Only people who have to worry are trucks and SUVs. they dont even bother the small cars. Since they sit so low to the ground.

looks like i dont have to worry! i cant even crawl under my truck anymore
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