Number plate? What number plate?

Discussion in 'UK Motorcycles' started by Slider, Sep 26, 2004.

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    Slider Guest

    Slider, Sep 26, 2004
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    Mo Guest

    I've wondered if a different approach would work, have a rear
    mounted Xenon flash gun near the number plate, triggered by the
    flash from the GATSO designed to blind the camera, I'm assuming
    the shutter on the camera stays open significantly longer than
    the flash itself. It would need to be able to fire two shots in
    close succession obviously, but a design like that might get
    less attention from the police if reasonbly cleverly mounted.
    Mo, Sep 26, 2004
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  3. Slider yik-yakked:

    Now, *that* is smart.
    Dave Jennings, Sep 26, 2004
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    Eiron Guest

    Tried it, it doesn't work.

    Take a flash photo of a numberplate.
    Then put a slave flash as close as you can to the plate
    and take another. It is still readable.

    You can modify a slave flashgun to work twice in quick succession
    by adding an extra capacitor, resistor and inductor, but it won't
    make you immune to Gatsos.

    Why not invest some time in slowing down for Gatsos rather than in
    building gadgets to avoid them?
    Eiron, Sep 26, 2004
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    Mo Guest

    Well - so far so good on the slowing down front.
    Mo, Sep 26, 2004
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    Owen Guest

    What is sir tony's no. plate? Velcro his numbers onto your plate...
    Gatso's no problem... HTH... ;-)

    U all ride nicely, now...
    1 Black, shortly to undergo extensive surgery.
    1 Red, undergoing lightweight surgery. -----
    1 Blue, for Power-Ranger baiting. | o |
    Numbers ... | o |
    Stuff ... | ooo |
    Life ... -----
    Owen, Sep 28, 2004
  7. what about a lazer and radar detector set up so that your number plate
    foulds away when it detects gatso's
    Chris Griffiths, Sep 28, 2004
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    Mike Guest

    Waterproofs bungeed on the back of the bike, hoping the leg doen't
    *accidentally* get caught over the number plate in the wind?
    Mike, Sep 28, 2004
  9. <looks in Christofires direction>

    or sleeping bags.

    make sure they dont get too close to the exhaust though cos they melt
    taking the edge of the number plate with it.

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    Triumph 955iSS / GSF600 bandit
    Adrienne M Jenn, Sep 28, 2004
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