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Topic: Arrrrrrrrgggggghhhhhh!!!!!!! (Read 2666 times)
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August 28, 2009, 10:22:43 PM »
Went out to the storage lot today to start prepping the coach for it's move to the pad next to the garage, and this is what I found (click on the image for a better view):
Last Edit: August 28, 2009, 10:24:55 PM by RJ
PD4106-2784 No More
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder!
Reply #1 on:
August 28, 2009, 10:32:10 PM »
RJ...What I say will not be popular! I have said for a long time that the punks that do this crap should be put away...forever...not in jail...in a grave!
In Greensboro, NC the police have a cop that studies this and can figure out who did it. You may want to see if your police department has such a man.
I am soory for your lost here.
Jack Hart, CDS
1956 GMC PD-4501 #945 (The Mighty SCENICRUISER!)
4 speed Spicer Trannsmission
Hickory, NC, (Where a call to God is a local call!)
Reply #2 on:
August 28, 2009, 11:10:49 PM »
While I think the death penalty might be a little harsh for this crime, I can relate to the sentiment:
My first 4106:
Just know that you're not alone in your misery
Last Edit: August 28, 2009, 11:23:41 PM by wildbob24
P8M4905A-1308, 8V71 w/V730
Custom Coach Conversion
Reply #3 on:
August 28, 2009, 11:35:57 PM »
When I was driving cross country, I carried lacquer thinner with me to take of graffiti. I was home one time and checked on my truck Saturday night, Sunday drove by and it had 13 graffiti markings on it. Stopped and took close to 3 hours to get them off, but did it. If you get the paint before it has hardened, lacquer thinner works well and won't ruin the paint, most of the time.
By the way-if you have Imron type polyurethane paint, DuPont recommends cleaning the paint with lacquer thinner. Good Luck, TomC
Tom & Donna Christman. '77 AMGeneral 10240B; 8V-71TATAIC V730.
1968 Silver Eagle Model 01 8V71 Allison 740 #7443
Reply #4 on:
August 29, 2009, 02:28:31 AM »
That is so sad and so wrong!
When I lived in SoCal I saw the markings on everything. The box stores have the spray paint under lock and key, sure hasn't stopped them from acquiring it though.
I feel for you and hope you can get it removed without any damage.
Becky and Paul Lawry, On The Road
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1959 GM PD-4104 4139 Northern Minnesota
Reply #5 on:
August 29, 2009, 02:49:40 AM »
Last year, a friend was driving his "just painted" pickup through a parking lot, and drove over a can of spray paint. It burst and put a big sun burst of orange paint on the side of his new white paint job. He had only had the pickup back from the body shop for 3 days! When he brought it back to the shop, they told him that spray cans do not have hardner in them, and that it can easily be removed. I am not sure if it was a thinner or what the solvent to use was, but i seem to remember it being a Dupont product that had 3 numbers for its name. Ask at a body shop, or store that sells auto paint, and maybe they can help you out. Good luck with it.
Custom patches, caps, t-shirts, lapel pins etc since 1994.
Silver Brook Custom Embroidery and Patches
"Now I Know Why Turtles Look So Smug"
Reply #6 on:
August 29, 2009, 04:50:27 AM »
I agree with Jack. Put em down it it wont happen again.
"Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, Believe in them, and try to follow them." ~Louisa May Alcott~
Tom & Phyllis
'82 Bluebird Wanderlodge PT40
Reply #7 on:
August 29, 2009, 05:11:27 AM »
I agree with Jack also. I am tired of punks getting away with this stuff. Get rid of them & probably save someones life later on.
'82 BlueBird WanderLodge PT40 being rebuilt
DON'T STEAL! The government hates competition!
MCI 1995 DL3, DD S60, Allison B500.
Reply #8 on:
August 29, 2009, 05:22:04 AM »
That is ROUGH!!! Those punks, if caught, will just get a a little fine, or something. Not what it should be
Hope you get it cleaned up.
MCI 1995 DL3. DD S60 with a Allison B500.
Recycled DART Bus 8284
Reply #9 on:
August 29, 2009, 06:00:47 AM »
I saw downtown Juneau go from a quaint 20s type downtown to a disfigured disgusting 'tagged' eyesore. I don't think they should be killed, however a baseball bat taken to the forearm and hand of the offending arseholes would help deter them.
However, I'd bet
Caning would go a LONG way to deterring the little fatherless curs.
MCI 102A3 / 6V92 / HT740
Camping in our House LOL
Reply #10 on:
August 29, 2009, 06:18:22 AM »
Or worse, hire them and make them go to work doing graphics.
Reply #11 on:
August 29, 2009, 06:57:25 AM »
1000 hours community service work cleaning graffiti off of things might get it through their heads why nobody else thinks it is so great. Then follow it up with a required enlistment in the military with a double dose of boot camp under the toughest DI's. When/if they made it through the course, they just might come out with a different view on things.
Reply #12 on:
August 29, 2009, 07:03:07 AM »
Years ago, a judge had the option of sentencing a person to jail or sending them off to the military, it sure straightened a lot of kids out, too bad they can't do that anymore.
Angle Parked in a Parallel Universe
Reply #13 on:
August 29, 2009, 07:11:06 AM »
Unfortunately, you have to catch them before you can do anything about it, not easy to do. Did they break the windows too? Hard to tell from the photo. I would be so angry, I would explode.
Hand Made Gifts
Ignorance is only bliss to the ignorant.
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Michael & Christi Hargis
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Reply #14 on:
August 29, 2009, 08:07:45 AM »
Hello all. They have "Anti-thieft" cars, Why not an "Anti-Graffiti" Bus? You could work with the local PD and set up a sting. Cameras on the bus should do the trick. Park it in a place known for the crime and watch the Bast**ds line up. We all have the freedom of Choice, I think Military or Jail. That would be 4 years one or the other! M&C
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