How do I keep a Weber grill from being stolen?
June 6, 2009 10:24 AM Subscribe
I'd like to get my dad a shiny new Weber grill. I'd like to keep it from "walking away", however. Any ideas?
posted by agentmunroe to home & garden (16 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
So my dad is quite the grillmaster - not much he can't do on 22.5 inches of cooking space - and his old kettle grill is getting rather rusty, so I'd like to set him up with a new Weber One-Touch Gold grill. The only difficulty is that he lives in a mediocre part of town and unsecured things in the backyard have a habit of disappearing, and knowing how those things get put together we're trying to figure out the best way to secure it.
The best I've figured is one cable-lock tying the handle on the top to the handles of the bottom, and then another one (or perhaps a long chain) tied to some of the cheap plastic furniture in the backyard to make it really inconvenient to steal. I don't think this will keep them from taking it if they really, really want it, but our hope is that it'll make it daunting enough that they'll just give up and move on. I'd probably also get a cover for it, to make it stand out a bit less.
Before we implement this, though, any other ideas? I did some Googling around and really couldn't find anything useful, so any suggestions would be great.