Alarm?

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Cunobelin
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Re: Alarm?

Postby Cunobelin » 4 Dec 2018, 6:02am

Krank Alarm...



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Ray
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Re: Alarm?

Postby Ray » 4 Dec 2018, 7:24am

I, too, can recommend pyracantha to repel intruders - and puncture footballs, penetrate leather gloves etc . . .

Will need a bit of patience until it's established, though. Trembler type alarms and security lights in the meantime?
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Re: Alarm?

Postby RickH » 4 Dec 2018, 1:32pm

Gooseberry bushes can have quite viscous spikes on them. They also have the advantage of producing a tasty crop. :D

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Re: Alarm?

Postby nez dans le guidon » 4 Dec 2018, 1:38pm

Cunobelin wrote:Krank Alarm...


That can't be legal, surely

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Re: Alarm?

Postby Mick F » 4 Dec 2018, 2:09pm

RickH wrote:Gooseberry bushes can have quite viscous spikes on them. They also have the advantage of producing a tasty crop. :D
I was found under a gooseberry bush ................. or so my mum and dad told me.
Mick F. Cornwall

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Re: Alarm?

Postby nez dans le guidon » 4 Dec 2018, 2:11pm

Note from wife. "Why don't you put the alarmed padlock on the gate?" Hmmm. That would be much too simple for me. :oops:

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Re: Alarm?

Postby Cunobelin » 4 Dec 2018, 5:16pm

nez dans le guidon wrote:
Cunobelin wrote:Krank Alarm...


That can't be legal, surely



As purchased and used as a "Pest Deterrent" they are legal

They become illegal if you modify them, or use shotgun cartridges.

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Re: Alarm?

Postby MikeF » 4 Dec 2018, 9:35pm

thirdcrank wrote:In addition to anything else, you may consider what might be termed a passive alarm. Gravel is an example of what I mean. If you are trying to tip-toe about, nothing makes more racket than a gravel path. Depending on what type of boundaries you have, consider topping them with some sort of trellis with thorny bushes: strong enough to resist removal but not strong enough to support anybody climbing.
Glass milk bottle(s) might be another.
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Re: Alarm?

Postby PJ520 » 7 Dec 2018, 5:40pm

Mick F wrote:
RickH wrote:Gooseberry bushes can have quite viscous spikes on them. They also have the advantage of producing a tasty crop. :D
I was found under a gooseberry bush ................. or so my mum and dad told me.
Is that why you're so prickly Mick?
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