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Bleck Cra
2010-10-20 22:47:58
WICK LOWDOWN ON CAR BLAGUES
Given the volume of chat on the probability of a car break-in in Wicklow, it is clear I must be the only man in Ireland who didnít know this. Culchie fool. Which explains why I got screwed a couple of weeks ago. If I describe the MO perhaps some car techie can come up with some prophylactic. I have my own solution and it involves a few boys from up here in the north who are now at a loose end after the troubles. Anyhoo Ė the perps are using an effective technique to get into vehicles Ė not all vehicles though, including my own, so it is indiscriminate.
The trick is to cut through the cable assembly running from under the driverís side wheel arch into the driverís door. They do this by inserting I guess a long hacksaw blade or serrated knife between the driverís side front body panel and the driverís door. Result sometimes to pop the driverís door. Result for the owner, the task of reconnecting about 30 severed cables or taking out a bank loan for an auto electrician to replace the cable assembly whole. The objective seems not to steal the car but only any cash or valuables inside Ė ie cutting through this little lot could disable the car.
If someone can suggest a flexible material which would be resistant to this attack and can be wrapped around the assembly when the driverís door is open, it could be the answer to moving these boys on. If not, we can go back to Plan A above.
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Summit Comment
An Bhinn BhuŪ: Benwee Loop walk towards Portacloy.
ucampbell 20 hours ago.
The Loop walks here are well signposted, it's a great idea to go out onto each headland.

  
Summit Comment
Doonvinalla N Top: Coastal Hill
sandman a day ago.
On 26/4/2014 i spent a very enjoyable afternoon walking this area visiting the army observation hut and the stone constructed EIRE marking as part of an addition to the Benwee Head Loop walk but i...

  
Summit Comment
Doonvinalla N Top: Flat topped but hard to get to.
simon3 a day ago.
View from the west.

Track
Circuit of Dirkbeg Lough - easier ascent
simon3 2 days ago.
The purpose of this walk is to reach the Maumtrasna plateau and Maumtrasna NE top (MNET). The lattter is quite possib... walk, Len: 11.6km, Climb: 564m, Area: Maumtrasna North-East Top, Partry/Joyce

  
Track
Near Galtybeg, Galty Mountains (Ireland)
caiomhin 2 days ago.
walk, Len: 11.3km, Climb: 663m, Area: Galtybeg, Galty Mountains (Ireland) Galty...

  
Track
Benwee Coastal Walk
simon3 2 days ago.
The walk starts at a small carpark and Wild Atlantic Way sign just west of Benwee. In fact some of the local rock has ... walk, Len: 8.1km, Climb: 245m, Area: An Bhinn Bhu?, North Mayo (Ireland) An B

Summit Comment
Benwee NE Head: Jagged summit
simon3 a day ago.
View from the east.

  
Forum: General
Riddle of the Spinc
BleckCra 3 days ago.
I was at Glendalough yesterday and on the Spinc for the first time. I cannot imagine there haven't already been a thousand hours debate on the boardwalk and and that there won't be a thousand hour...

  
Summit Comment
Benwee NE Head: Jagged summit
simon3 a day ago.
Picture from the west.

Summit Summary
Kid Island: Steepwalled island.
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3 a day ago.
Kid Island is very visible from Benwee Head.

  
Track
Lenadoon Coastal Walk
simon3 3 days ago.
walk, Len: 2.5km, Climb: 8m, Area: Mayo Coastal Hill (Ireland)

  
Summit Comment
Buckaun East: Cliffy north edge.
simon3 a day ago.
This is a picture of Buckaun East taken from the valley below.. Obviously the safest way to go up and down this is to the left or south of the ridge.


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