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Theft Prevention with a Common Tool

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RAY: Something you'd find in every workshop. He went to the hobby shop on the base..and he said "can I borrow a hacksaw?" And what he did, was he cut his key in half - not longitudinally, he cut it in half the other way,

TOM: Yeah,latitudinally..

RAY: Yeah, latitudinally..stuck the piece that you wouldn't grip with your fingers into the lock...now it requires his special half key to open it and no such skeleton key or master key could open this lock.

TOM: But any screwdriver would have done it.

RAY: They opened it with a crowbar!

TOM: If it was a convertible it was a mistake because you know you never, ever lock a convertible.

RAY: Not unless you want your top slashed.

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