Stolen boppers

Manufacture of stone tools, knives and arrowheads by lithic reduction

Stolen boppers

Matt Moore
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14 Nov 2017, 19:25 #1

I'm in Cheyenne Wyoming staying at Americas best value inn and last night someone picked my knapping bag right out of the back of my truck. Useless stuff to most people but to me its irreplaceable tools of comfort. Tools were in a knock off klein bag. I made it easy for them. Will post contents to memory as best I can later for all to keep an eye out.


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15 Nov 2017, 01:42 #2

Some people would steal a pile of fresh cow manure if it was in a box or bag. He probably won't ever figure out what he snatched.

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15 Nov 2017, 02:58 #3

Wow!! Cheyenne PD got film from the area, foot stomped the grounds and found my discarded knapping tools. The thief seen that nothing $$$ was present and chunked my bag. Officer acutely calculated that the blurred suspect was moving faster in one camera than the next and figured out the possible drop point, and there it was. GOOD guys won tonight.


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15 Nov 2017, 04:47 #4

some people are losers...glad you got your tools back
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15 Nov 2017, 05:44 #5

good ending. I bet you was relieved to get them back.
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17 Nov 2017, 12:11 #6

glad to hear you got them back! there isnt much in this world thats lower than a thief.
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Matt Moore
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17 Nov 2017, 13:37 #7

I knew I liked my tools, but when they were gone forever, I realized I love my tools. I was literally heart broken. I'll never be complacent with my gear again. My wife was telling me ( don't worry it's all replaceable) she clearly doesn't understand what a lucky bopper and a right hand man spalling hammer is. I know it's weird, but I could hear all my tools cheering when they were returned to me.


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17 Nov 2017, 15:05 #8

probably some junkie prospecting, thought he was steeling someone's actual tools that he could hock for his next hit.
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17 Nov 2017, 18:18 #9

my dad ,daughter and I went to a local geo cache cave today I was never there but my dad was last month...when we got inside the cave he realized somebody had looted the geocache spot....why...I have no idea...some people will steal anything even fake coins and rubber snakes....  
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26 Nov 2017, 05:50 #10

Glad it ended well!

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26 Nov 2017, 19:30 #11

Glad you got your boppers back! Kudos to your local police. Wow! I hate trying to get used to a new tool. Hard to explain to someone how intimate one can get with their tools.
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