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#6482476 - 10/05/16 04:22 PM Recovered stolen treestand from neighbor
yotehater Offline
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Registered: 05/13/16
Posts: 397
Loc: East Taxes, Van Zandt county
I was missing a double ladder stand off one of my properties in just the last few days. Normally this neighbor always has his gate chained shut but it was trash pickup day and I found it open and him home. As I got closer to the house I saw my stand loaded onto the back of his tractor.




After taking a couple pictures I knocked and knocked until they finally answered. After a little chat I loaded up my stand and left him maps of the property lines and a survey we had done. I'm still missing two single seat 15' ladder stands off the property but glad to have got the double seater back. Sometimes the mrs likes to go out with me. Sometimes.

edit pic




Edited by yotehater (10/05/16 04:24 PM)
Edit Reason: pictures
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#6482636 - 10/05/16 06:01 PM Re: Recovered stolen treestand from neighbor [Re: yotehater]
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What did the neighbor say?

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#6482657 - 10/05/16 06:16 PM Re: Recovered stolen treestand from neighbor [Re: yotehater]
T Bone Offline
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Registered: 09/20/09
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Loc: Up in the cheap seats..
Cool story
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#6482670 - 10/05/16 06:25 PM Re: Recovered stolen treestand from neighbor [Re: yotehater]
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Loc: Canton, Tx
I'm assuming this was in van zandt county???? What area?
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#6482676 - 10/05/16 06:30 PM Re: Recovered stolen treestand from neighbor [Re: retfuz]
Western Offline
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Originally Posted By: retfuz
What did the neighbor say?
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#6482852 - 10/05/16 08:18 PM Re: Recovered stolen treestand from neighbor [Re: yotehater]
LandPirate Offline
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Registered: 08/18/09
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You were a lot nicer than I'd been. Glad you got one of your stands back. He knows where the property lines are. He lives there for crying out loud. He's just a straight up thief.
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#6482874 - 10/05/16 08:28 PM Re: Recovered stolen treestand from neighbor [Re: LandPirate]
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Registered: 08/27/08
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Originally Posted By: LandPirate
You were a lot nicer than I'd been. Glad you got one of your stands back. He knows where the property lines are. He lives there for crying out loud. He's just a straight up thief.


This!

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#6482876 - 10/05/16 08:30 PM Re: Recovered stolen treestand from neighbor [Re: yotehater]
yotehater Offline
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Registered: 05/13/16
Posts: 397
Loc: East Taxes, Van Zandt county
Yes they just bought the property about 6 months ago. Was pretty much running on mine like it was theirs. I suspect they took the other two stands also. All I can do is get a gate up and freshen up the no trespassing signs. Purple paint some posts.
Grand Saline area. Lawless.
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#6482898 - 10/05/16 08:41 PM Re: Recovered stolen treestand from neighbor [Re: yotehater]
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Registered: 10/19/12
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Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
Originally Posted By: yotehater
Yes they just bought the property about 6 months ago. Was pretty much running on mine like it was theirs. I suspect they took the other two stands also. All I can do is get a gate up and freshen up the no trespassing signs. Purple paint some posts.
Grand Saline area. Lawless.


And fire lots of rounds while your there. A "Support your local Bandidos" sticker by your gate would also be a nice touch. (I kid.)
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#6482925 - 10/05/16 08:52 PM Re: Recovered stolen treestand from neighbor [Re: yotehater]
rexmitchell Offline
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Registered: 02/11/13
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It is bad when your neighbors are the ones robbing you. Our family ranch is in that area, so I feel your pain.

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#6482978 - 10/05/16 09:22 PM Re: Recovered stolen treestand from neighbor [Re: yotehater]
yotehater Offline
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Registered: 05/13/16
Posts: 397
Loc: East Taxes, Van Zandt county
Yeah I know. I hate to spend good money on a new gate to be vandalized or stolen. I might have an old ratty aluminum gate I can see how it fares. The metal meth heads pretty much steal anything they can get scrap for. Nothing like being robbed by the neighbors. They pretty much have easy access.
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#6483017 - 10/05/16 09:47 PM Re: Recovered stolen treestand from neighbor [Re: yotehater]
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Registered: 08/30/04
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Loc: The last LF ranch in S. Texas
I'd go with a heavy chain and padlock. They would probably steal the gate just for the metal. The chain doesn't cost that much to replace.

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#6483179 - 10/06/16 04:44 AM Re: Recovered stolen treestand from neighbor [Re: yotehater]
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Registered: 06/24/06
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Loc: Hurst, Tx
Contact the GW.
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#6483266 - 10/06/16 07:12 AM Re: Recovered stolen treestand from neighbor [Re: yotehater]
redchevy Offline
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Registered: 10/25/04
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Loc: Texas
Do you have a perimeter fence?
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#6483326 - 10/06/16 07:57 AM Re: Recovered stolen treestand from neighbor [Re: yotehater]
mikeydon Offline
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Loc: Quitman, texas
Yea i would make contact with the game warden's and the sheriff's office,Now you have at least started a paper trail in case something else happen's up
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