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Railroad scanners

Discussion in 'Metal Heads' started by kinkosnerd, Jan 28, 2002.

  1. kinkosnerd

    kinkosnerd Junior Member

    Joined: Nov 9, 2001 Messages: 128 Likes Received: 0
    Ive been looking around on the interent, and checking out my local radio shack for some VHF scanners.. I need a handheld one, and Im startled by the price.. The lowest ones that Ive seen thus far have been 99 bucks new.. Ive seen a few on ebay as well, but am weary about ending up with one that needs a crystal.. any one got any tips on getting a good one, or just some decent models that I can look for? I would appreciate any serious help I can get.. Thanks.
     
  2. IHATEU

    IHATEU 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Nov 30, 2000 Messages: 10,238 Likes Received: 330
    i got a uniden. most of there hand helds under 100.00 dont need a crystal. if you go to buy one just tell them what you need it for and that you dont want a crystal...the codes are way easy to come by too..."lets a niggah know when to stop robbin all da cases of brew...word gots to watch out fo dem 5-0hs"!!!
    http://zippy.cso.uiuc.edu:8080/~roma/rr-freqs/
    UGH!!!!!!!!! DUDE DID YOU NOT SEE THE FUCKING SCANNER THREAD DOWN THE PAGE....well fuck i responded to you cuz i didnt so fuck it.....delete!
     
  3. KaBar

    KaBar Senior Member

    Joined: Oct 9, 2001 Messages: 1,397 Likes Received: 11
    I hope you're kidding

    I hope you're kidding about breaking into cargo. If you're serious, you are going to need a lot more than a $99 scanner---more like a damned good criminal lawyer and about $10,000 worth of attorney's fees. And a big tube of KY for your trip to the joint. Nobody with any brains breaks into railroad cargo---it sets off an ongoing investigation by the railroad bulls and it makes the Yard HOT for everybody, including graff writers, tramps, hobos and everybody else. Most of the tim,e what you're going to find is something like a shipment of bags of brick mortar, or plywood, or ornamental brick anyway. LEAVE THE CARGO ALONE. If you want to be a criminal, do it somewhere else than the goddammed rail yards.
     
  4. crave

    crave Veteran Member

    Joined: Jan 20, 2002 Messages: 6,728 Likes Received: 10
    i'd have to agree with you on that point there, mr. kabar.
     
  5. ASER1NE

    ASER1NE Veteran Member

    Joined: Oct 15, 2001 Messages: 7,577 Likes Received: 2
    yeah , breaking into fr8s brings nothing but trouble , and if any knowledgable writers catch you youre in for a good beating.......
     
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