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Got me too!

Discussion in 'Stolen Equipment' started by Green Leaves, Jul 19, 2008.

  1. Green Leaves

    Green Leaves LawnSite Member
    Posts: 37

    Monday night, cut the fence to the yard at the rear, pryed the door lock mechanism off of the side door of the trailer.
    Stolen: 4 Shindawai 261 weed whips
    5 Redmax 7001 backpack blowers
    1 Shindawai 261 stick edger, and the toolbox to boot.

    Be as careful as you can and hope for the best. They are at it strong here in Michigan.
  2. newz7151

    newz7151 LawnSite Silver Member
    from Tejas
    Posts: 2,419

    Guess it's time for you guys to start camping out in your trailers a few nights a week. Shouldn't take more than 3 incidents of thieves getting a bullet in their head when they open the door to either get rid of the ones that were doing it, or make the other ones think about it before trying it.
  3. MowHouston

    MowHouston LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,012

    God man that sucks. Was it all insured?

    There's almost nothing you can do. If someone wants something bad enough you know? I hope you're able to find a good alternative for locking your stuff up. Good luck.
  4. Green Leaves

    Green Leaves LawnSite Member
    Posts: 37

    Yes, insured but they depreciate the value. Not an actual replacement check. I have the hassle of providing receipts and serial numbers in order to collect probably less than half. Now the guys unload the trailer every night and load it again every morning. Trailer is kept unlocked and empty. Kinda sucks having to do that to an enclosed trailer. As you know it is always something.
  5. humble1

    humble1 LawnSite Silver Member
    from MA
    Posts: 2,499

    i second that!
  6. zz4guy

    zz4guy LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 901

    Did you check the local pawn shops?
  7. Eakern & Dog

    Eakern & Dog LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 431

    Is there any wat you can back the trailer up against a wall or a power pole..............or something like it to where the doors can't open all the way ?
  8. LawncareAmericaLLC

    LawncareAmericaLLC LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 616

    were is your shop i just got robbed 4th of july weekend by 28 & i-94 area, just trying to see if there connected. thanks
  9. Green Leaves

    Green Leaves LawnSite Member
    Posts: 37

    Novi. United got 3 trucks and trailers stolen the weekend before me. Novi also.
  10. LawncareAmericaLLC

    LawncareAmericaLLC LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 616

    that crazy, did you check for your stuff at 7 & van dyke? that were everything goes

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