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rpxlpx

04:19AM | 08/14/01
Member Since: 03/13/00
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After my shed was broken into recently I'm looking for a simple (loud) alarm that runs on 120v AC and can handle "outdoor" conditions - and also inexpensive.
Looking for suggetions.

Matches

03:14PM | 08/14/01
Member Since: 09/01/00
312 lifetime posts
Don't you usually answer these kind of questions?Anyway,Radio Shack would either have a kit, or would have the components for you to make your own system.You can even buy some horns that would wake up the whole county if someone breaks in.Good Luck!

Jay J

03:25PM | 08/14/01
Member Since: 10/26/00
782 lifetime posts
Hey rpxlpx,

Want to know what a friend of mine did??? He took his old Baby Monitor and stuck it in the shed. While he was sleeping, he heard some noises and went to investigate w/his 2 friends, Smith and Wesson. He yelled, "Come out nice and slowly, and backwards with your hands clapsed behind your head." At the same time, the cops were on their way because he saw the lock was 'busted off'. The kids came out and he made them lay face down in the dirt until the cops arrived.

Case closed! I guess if you have electricity in the shed and have some serious 'guts', you cold do it too.

Jay J -Moderator

rpxlpx

11:00AM | 08/15/01
Member Since: 03/13/00
1675 lifetime posts
The baby monitor is an interesting idea. Perhaps I'll check prices.
I did check Radio Shak and might end up buying there. Most of their stuff is for inside, not very sturdy for a tool shed environment.
Another thing I had thought of is the alarm that's on my low-pressure septic system.
Thanks for the suggestions.
Anybody else? All ideas welcome.
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