Blower stolen today

Discussion in 'Stolen Equipment' started by JFF, May 18, 2009.

  1. JFF

    JFF LawnSite Member
    Messages: 248

    First time in 15 years of landscaping I have had any equipment stolen. Really, I am lucky they only took the blower. They could have stolen enough to start their own service.

    The worst part is it is my fault. I have an enclosed trailer, but didn't close it up. 10 minutes in a back yard...blower gone. :hammerhead: At least it was a 3 year old blower. It paid for itself, just hate to have to replace it before it failed. Especially since another LCO is probably out there using it to make money.

    Anyway, just wanted to complain about it for a second, and mention that there should be a special room in Hell for anyone who steals the tools a man uses to earn a living.

    THEGOLDPRO LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,222

    been there done that, had a brand new blower stolen from my truck, it was literly 2 days old, pretty depressing.
  3. 4.3mudder

    4.3mudder LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,227

    That sucks, sorry to hear that.
  4. mississippiturf

    mississippiturf LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 674

    Hate to hear the bad news. I've been lucky so far.
  5. Wizz

    Wizz LawnSite Senior Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 322

    Sucks to hear, makes me mad just hearing that. There should be a sepearate hell all together for anyone that steals a man's tools. It's taken me 15 years to aquire the tools I have...I only pray that if someone ever tries to steal any of them that I catch the low life in the act, there would be a 10-15 minute delay before I call the cops as well.
  6. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    Now hold on a minute...

    Before you assume the one and only tool out of the entire assortment got stolen, which, maybe it did, granted...
    But you might want to backtrack all the yards you did that day, it might be sitting in a customer's yard somewhere.

    Ask me how I know this LOL
  7. KCfireman

    KCfireman LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,861

    sh!t happens...............
  8. ALC-GregH

    ALC-GregH LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
    Messages: 7,051

    I'm pretty sure the guy knows if he left it at a customers home or not and I'm sure he saw it in the trailer before he started working at the home where it was stolen. Some people are smarter then that.
  9. Allens LawnCare

    Allens LawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 926

    Sorry to hear that bud.....
  10. Green Machine Mowing

    Green Machine Mowing LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 253

    you ever get home to find that one of your walkbehinds wasnt on the trailer, just to go back and find in in a clients backyard??? :cool2:

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