they got me!

Discussion in 'Stolen Equipment' started by KrayzKajun, Jul 17, 2008.

  1. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
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    yesterday I was cutting one of my accounts. Across the street from where i was cutting, was another lawn company(not realy a company, two guys wit crappy equipment, that have lowballin the yards around me for $25). Well I went into the back yard to weedeat and when i came out they were gone and so were three of my gas cans. They were just fiishing up when i went into the back.
    The neighbor was out side and I asked if he saw anything. He said that one of them was walking around in the street and before he could see wht they were doing, the guy in the street hopped in the truck and they drove off. I walked around the corner and found my empty cans laying in a field at the corner. They filled up thier equpment and cans and threw mine.

    People like that give lawns guys a bad name.

    Jus needed to vent! Ughhh!:cry::cry:
     
  2. RyGuyusMaximus

    RyGuyusMaximus LawnSite Member
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    So...what happens next week when they return?
     
  3. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 10,742

    We shall see... i realy dont how to approach the situation
     
  4. grass2cash

    grass2cash LawnSite Member
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    no brainer... just fill the cans up with water and hope and pray they come back.
     
  5. Lawn-Sharks

    Lawn-Sharks LawnSite Senior Member
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    No dont fill them with water thats to easy to fix! I have something better, take one can and put in the back of your truck and fill it 1/2 to 3/4 full of gass assuming its a 5gal can? and put 4 bottles of gass dry that treats 15 gal per bottle and leave it in the back of the truck. Hee.. Hee... That mixture will make that equipment run so freaking lean that it will melt pistons!!!! Ha ha Bastards! "SUPRISE"
     
  6. razor1

    razor1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,985

    Some good ideas but its cheaper to have a "decoy" can 1/2 full of natures finest home brew! :drinkup: They won't be back, guaranteed! :D
     
  7. Green Team Landscaping

    Green Team Landscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,089

    play it like you're an idiot and ask them if they saw anyone come by and steal your gas. before you go mow take lawn sharks idea about the gas, and there you go.
     
  8. Merlin300

    Merlin300 LawnSite Member
    from Zone 5
    Posts: 156

    Just don't forget what can you used, if they don't take it next time, you could put the bad gas in your equipment.
     
  9. PR Fect

    PR Fect LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,075

    Did you call the police? I think that would be the first thing to do. PR
     
  10. PORTER 05

    PORTER 05 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 642

    put bleach in the gas can...lol bye bye equimtent-
     

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