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Re: cut-proof cable for securing dinghy and motor?

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Originally Posted by Zanshin View Post
I firmly believe that locks and simple chains are there to keep honest people honest; a real thief will have the type of bolt-cutters that will cut through anything but an anchor chain.
I used to have a fairly nice mountain bike that I was NOT allowed to keep in my apartment. It was against the rules to bring bicycles inside. As I work in theatre, I was able to procure a length (6 feet) of half inch thich aircraft cable with the loops swaged on. This was extremly tough cable that was used for hanging several tons of material above a stage. I used this along with a "harley davidson" padlock that I got from my uncle that was used to lock the forks of his last bike. It was a weighty piece of work and used a round key instead of a regular flat one.

One night.. all the bikes in our apartment complex got stolen, and that included mine. They even took the cable and padlocks
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