Does your car keychain have a panic button?

Discussion in 'The Club House' started by downsouth, Feb 13, 2012.

  1. downsouth

    downsouth New Member

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    I heard this on the radio this morning, it makes since. If you have a newer vehicle chances are there is a panic button on your keychain. You may want to think about keeping your keys next to the bed. Say you hear someone breaking in to your house, if you have this type of keychain and hit the panic button your car will start honking the horn. Probably enough noise to discourge the bg from continuing. If you have two of the keychains you may think about a permenent place for the spare by your bed. I can't think of a scenerio that this practice would not be helpful. Good idea?
     
  2. LONGHAIR

    LONGHAIR New Member

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    I have one on my Key-chain.....I have so much stuff on my key-chain,my girl-friend said I look like a Janitor going to work.......:D.........
     

  3. winds-of-change

    winds-of-change The Balota's Staff Member

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    It seems to me people never look twice anymore when a car's panic button is pushed and the car goes into it's little honking, lights flashing routine.
     
  4. texaswoodworker

    texaswoodworker New Member

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    My keychain has one. But if that doesn't work, I can always use the one on my gun. :D
     
  5. silverado113

    silverado113 New Member

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    My panic button is the 12 GA that my outstretched arm would grab. As mentioned in this thread when car alarms go off, nobody pays attention except for the fact that when they look out the window they are thinking to themselves would some please SHUT THAT F'N THING OFF!
     
  6. downsouth

    downsouth New Member

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    At two in the morning, if I was a bg trying quietly to get into someones home, my attention would be at the entry point. To hear a car horn going off feet away from my illegal activity would make most bag it. I'm not saying change your plan whatever it is. I just thought it could come in handy.
     
  7. silverado113

    silverado113 New Member

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    No I think it's good advice for someone who doesn't own any firearms. A couple years back we had some break in problems at the apartment complex I lived in. At about 2am I heard a car alarm and after looking out the window I thought it was my wife's car being broken into. So I grabbed my gun and in nothing but my boxers I jumped off of my 2nd story balcony and proceeded to my wife's car with my gun drawn yelling get out the car Motherf'ker. Turns out it was just a shadow and the alarm going off was across from my wife's car. :)
     
  8. notdku

    notdku Administrator Staff Member

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    I keep mine next to my bedside for this exact reason.
     
  9. downsouth

    downsouth New Member

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    The way I look at tips like these is that it is one more thing that you can use to your advantage in a dangerous situation.

    Another thing I learned by chance long ago is mirror placement. From my front door I can see the back door and vise versa. Little tactical advantages can help keep you alive.
     
  10. partdeux

    partdeux Well-Known Member

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    bad idea, you can damage the ignition lock on your car with that much weight. Funny side story, my dumb a* daughter had the ignition lock jam when she was not where she was supposed to be, doing something she shouldn't have been doing. Car dropped a dime on her, LOL.