Little punks made off with my equipment

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Larson Lawn Care, Jul 5, 2006.

  1. Larson Lawn Care

    Larson Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 738

    I was parked in a church parking lot, I had a back pack blower, hand blower, and a trimmer stolen right out of my truck. This is the first time I have had anything stolen, I have been in the business for 3 yrs.

    THIS IS A WARNING !!!!!!!! Keep an eye on your stuff, no matter where you are.
  2. MMLawn

    MMLawn LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,569

    was it locked
  3. Larson Lawn Care

    Larson Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 738

    unfortunately it was right in the back of my pick up
  4. DBL

    DBL LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,219

    that is my biggest fear that someone will take our stuff its a shame they cant work hard for equipment like we do
  5. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,163

    OF all places, a CHURCH!!!
  6. Palmer'sLS

    Palmer'sLS LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 535

    funny because my parents have only ever had stuff stolen while they were at church...not sure why:hammerhead:
  7. PTOhioMower

    PTOhioMower LawnSite Member
    Messages: 197

    Maybe the thugs were on there way to repent, but changed their mind in the parking lot.
  8. Dunn's

    Dunn's LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,534

    Or maybe someone didn't have any money to put in the offering basket. so they thought "Hey I can sell these, the lord won't mind ifI'm doing it for church.:confused:
  9. Palmer'sLS

    Palmer'sLS LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 535

    good point(s) both PTO, and Dunn's.....these thoughts have crossed my mind before as well....just dont get it...but...turn the other cheek right? i can knock the other side out as well:rolleyes:
  10. Charles

    Charles Moderator Staff Member
    Messages: 8,090

    Theft cost retailers 10s of billions of $$ per year(in which btw they pass the cost along to us) They steal in the midst of tight security. I don't see how anybody can sit their equipment out in the open on side of the road(or in any parking lot) and be supprised when somebody steals it:dizzy:

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