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Stolen Blitz Gas cans a first for me

Discussion in 'Stolen Equipment' started by nosparkplugs, Apr 24, 2008.

  1. Jason Rose

    Jason Rose LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,858

    I am a little worried about my gas cans sprouting legs too. WIth gas at 3.50 a gallon, there's $20 in each can. Not only loosing the gas, but my favorite gas cans as well! I have a cable lock thru the handles, hooked to the trailer, but I rarely keep it locked. Suck a PITA when I need to add fuel to something and they are locked in. But I suppose the alternative, needing to put fuel in something and they are GONE is a lot worse! I'm going to force myself to keep them locked more now. Just too much money sitting there.

    I agree, people are a lot more likely to steal $20 in gas over a $500 backpack blower, just because they know what the gas is worth to them.
     
  2. nosparkplugs

    nosparkplugs LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,445

    I was getting ready to take the blades off my Walker 62" SD deck, and realized the thief's stole one of my impact wrenchs, had it im a tool bag in the truck bed, should have had the air wrench in the tool chest locked with the other tools.:hammerhead: The thief's left a bag full of deep well sockets? Just went for gas & air tool.
     
  3. landscaper22

    landscaper22 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 829

    Great post...Love it! :laugh:
     
  4. Jay Ray

    Jay Ray LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,510

    Yup. Economic determinism is bravo sierra. During the depression there were people who went without and would have taken death before lowering themselves to thievery.
     
  5. grass_cuttin_fool

    grass_cuttin_fool LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,503

    It may cost me more in downtime each day but.....I fill my 5 gallon can each morning and by the end of the day its empty....Im not gonna keep extra gas this year....just not worth it

    wayne
     

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