Padlock Alarm at Aldi

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  1. GJH

    GJH Funster Life Member

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    Just received the Aldi flyer for the specials starting on Sunday 23rd January. One of them is the Padlock Alarm. Relatively cheap extra protection for bikes, solar panels, generators etc.
     
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    Bought one of these at Lincoln or was it the NEC? Paid a tenner, got it on the wheelclamp at the mo but could be hung on a rope door to door in the cab to deter night time intruders.
     
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    No good for kipor gennys they aint loud enough when the genny is running:Rofl1:
     
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    guy at m/h shows selling for 2 for 15pounds they are ok
     
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    Cheap enough but you've got to laugh at "Hardened Zinc Alloy" that's like saying hard as a cold butter.

    Don't knock it though, *anything* is better than nothing.
     
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    The batteries we had with ours only worked for a week or two....we did have 3yrs replacements with it as well but havent tried them:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Had them on our stables for three years, (I don't keep horses but motorbikes lawn tractor etc) put them on following some one trying to break in they do make a noise enough to wake me.

    All the best Rick
     
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    If your Kipor Genny's so loud, you wouldn't need one. The sudden silence would be enough to alarm you, wouldn't it ? :Doh:
     
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    bought mine at Lincoln 2 years ago.. Still on the original battery(s? )

    Currently one of the locks is being used on the bikes at the back of the van given that PP had some stolen while here !
     
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    hardened zinc alloy isnt a problem Brian, could be made of lead.
    they are extremely sensitive, the slightest knock will set them off.

    i have/had my genny secured with a 4mtr x 10mm steel wire and one of these locks....cable laid loose on the grass and a good tap with a screw driver on the wire, mid point, set the alarm off.
     
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    I suffered the noise...

    One year at Shepton Mallet show we were parked in the disabled area.. We had that chap selling them only a few yards away in traders row selling them... Drove us round the bend all weekend..

    I would settle for my strike back alarm loope to me goodies.. Cut that or disconnect it the alarm goes off andtat is loud.

    Bob:thumb:
     
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    Why would you need security for a Kippor Genny, no one is going to want to nick it.:Rofl1:
     
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