I hate a thief

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by PRO CARE LAWN MAINT., Jun 8, 2004.


    PRO CARE LAWN MAINT. LawnSite Member
    Messages: 24

    Friday night into Saturday morning, some undesireable cut the lock on my trimmer trap and stole 2 echo trimmers and a Stihl stick edger, my rig was right beside my house, man do I feel violated, this was an expense that I did not need right now. Well I guess my dealer who I bought my new stuff was happy. I now have to park it inside the garage, what a crock, I hate a thief. Everyone please take precautions, it is expensive to replace items.
  2. Trevors Lawn Care

    Trevors Lawn Care LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,180

    hate to hear it happen.

  3. CamLand

    CamLand LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,299

    yup crappy thing to happen,i had my equipment stolen the first month in business.they hit 3 companies in one night,never found the equipment but like you say the dealer was happy to sell everybody new equipment...and it also helped to have insurance.
  4. shopbytch

    shopbytch LawnSite Member
    Messages: 37

    Oh ya, some punks drove by a site and stole a new trimmer. One of the residents saw it and got the plate. The bastards got busted and a cop car brought back our trimmer before we left.
  5. Tharrell

    Tharrell LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,967

    Are you south of Mount Airy? If so, let me know the specifics and I'll keep an eye out for you.
  6. Pecker

    Pecker LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,454

    Why can't all these thief stories turn out like this????
  7. Firstclasslawn

    Firstclasslawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 341

    GET A ENCLOSED TRAILER it will save you time and money and look way more professional
  8. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    The bad thing about that is that they can cut the locks on the dorr as easy as they can cut the locks on the trimmer-trap.
  9. mtdman

    mtdman LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,143

    This is another reason why I keep my stuff in a secured, locked storage area. I get nervous leaving my stuff out front when I come home to eat!

    Sorry about your loss.
  10. EastProLawn

    EastProLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,110

    maybe the guy can't afford it , he just finishing telling you he couldn't afford to replace the trimmers. Where ever someone leaves "their' stuff does not give anybody the right to steal it. I'm really sorry to hear about your equipment being stolen, hope you catch the bastards. I kept my stuff outside for just about 2 years before I could afford to put up a small garage. Hopefully down the road you can do the same.

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