When do you stop worrying....

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  1. Smith and Sharp

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    Been dreaming all year for a motorhome like this, couldn't sleep properly when I bought one as too excited, and didn't sleep till it was on my drive....

    Now, can't bl***y sleep because I'm worrying someone will Nick it..!! Every noise out of my bedroom window I'm up having a look..!:eek::swear::swear2:

    Now I'm thinking it hasn't been nicked in the last ten years so why will it happen to me.... It's got a good alarm and I've got a good wheel clamp on it, my cars parked in front of it and I hide the keys in the house..:yawn2:

    So when does the worrying stop....:pray:
     
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    when you drive off and enjoy yourselves:D:D:D
     
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  3. Allanm

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    A few weeks, but it comes back occasionally and a good job too, you don't want to become complacent
     
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    I stop worrying when I get the insurance certificate - we can do no more.
     
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  5. Barclaybasher

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    Easy...............get out of bed and sleep in the MH !


    ..........seriously...(y)
     
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    Never! I worry when the habitation check is due! ( hate water ingress)
    Try not to worry and enjoy!(y)
     
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    We've got it parked behind six foot tall gates, the gates have two good locks, we have steel ropes locking the front doors together, we have had the top of the range growler alarm fitted, worried, us? You betcha we are. :whistle:
     
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  8. Smith and Sharp

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    That's exactly what I was thinking, well until we go away in it anyway..:)
     
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    But that's when they broken in to. Or some big wagon pushes you off the road and smashes your wing mirror. Not to mention all the scratches from overhanging branches. And if you're not lucky the first hook up could end up with reverse polarity.
     
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  10. Barclaybasher

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    Nice one Brian......keep it light!........(y)
     
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    Haha.... I'll just leave it and stay on the drive then.... At least I'll save on diesel ..lol:LOL:
     
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    Same with me, first of all with the RV which as well as alarm immobiliser used a Disklok , must now buy one for the Hymer, never totally relax when I leave it in the drive in spite of good alarm immobiliser. :Eeek:
     
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    Either you're a worrier, or you aren't.
    Him Indoors is a real worrier about the moho, won't leave anything in it at home, checks it all the time.
    Me, I think - well, if somebody wants it I can't stop them; we have Things In Place as any prudent mohomer would, so life will do whatever it will. I leave my stuff on board.
    I got the moho for fun, not to give me added stress.
     
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    BTW, never leave any keys in the house when we go out.
     
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    Reminds me......... must empty the cassette .......... nobody would steal my MH ..... unless he was 'nose blind'..........:Eeek:
     
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    Fishing line from front bumper to big toe. You'll be able to sleep until you're bouncing down the drive on your ar*e. At which point you'll know it has been nicked :sleep:.
     
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    if youre still worried, either pull out the ignition relay and take that indoors or have an interrupter switch fitted. both cheap and reliable
     
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    Many years ago my brother rode motor bikes.
    He kept it in the attached garage.

    As a belt & braced exercise he modified the alarm circuit to include an alarm loop wire....put the loop through a wheel or the bike frame and plug back into the circuit.
    He could then set the loop zone independantly of any other zones and if anyone tried to nick the bike the house alarm triggered.

    The garage was in regular use throughout the day so not practical to alarm the garage itself.

    The same could be done for the van if you have a house alarm and its kept close to the house....even if you dont hear the vans alarm you will hear the house alarm.
     
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    Don't worry here. I took it for MOT today (woo hoo, it passed) and had to get 2 motors moved so I could get it off my drive.
     
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  20. ColinandDawn

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    You could invest in a pair these...

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