Lawn Care Business Forum Lawn Care Business Book Lawn Care Business Blog Lawn Care Software
Home Forum Contract & Flyer Templates Blog Software Videos Podcast Calculators / Estimators Store Mower Review Design It Yourself Lawn Business School

Go Back   GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum > Business > Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life.

Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. It's not as easy as it looks. Running a business is full of drama. Customers, employees, money, family, time. You name it, it's a problem. Share with us your drama and how you handled it.

Trimmer Stolen, Tires slashed


Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life.

It's not as easy as it looks. Running a business is full of drama. Customers, employees, money, family, time. You name it, it's a problem. Share with us your drama and how you handled it.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 07-04-2012, 08:50 PM
SECTLANDSCAPING SECTLANDSCAPING is offline
new member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: CT
Posts: 1,912
Rep Power: 0
SECTLANDSCAPING is on a distinguished road
Default Trimmer Stolen, Tires slashed

Some ******* stole my stihl trimmer and slashed my tires. I could get over the trimmer, I have 6 of them but the tires are newer and cost $200 a piece.

This looks like it was personal and not some crackhead looking for a few bucks. I have to call the pawn shops in the morning and shop for some new tires.

I know the theft is only covered by inmarine insurance but would the damage be covered?
Reply With Quote

Stop guess-timating. Learn how to estimate and make money! $$$
Mow Time Estimator Lawn Care Price Estimator Mulch and Topsoil Calculator Snow Plow Estimate Calculator


  #2  
Old 07-04-2012, 09:12 PM
Hedgemaster Hedgemaster is offline
new member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Posts: 2,772
Rep Power: 0
Hedgemaster is on a distinguished road
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
I can't answer your insurance question.

That sucks. A lot.

Hope it doesn't set you back too badly. The worst part is wondering if it will happen again once you replace them.
Time for some cameras.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-04-2012, 09:31 PM
PineHillLawn PineHillLawn is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Nixa, MO
Posts: 117
Rep Power: 3
PineHillLawn is on a distinguished road
Default

Dude, I hate a thief more than anything! Why can't pissheads learn to leave other peoples sheit alone. Sorry to hear this man. Total bummer and if you ever can catch the a-hole pros-o-cute to the fullest extent.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 07-04-2012, 10:21 PM
Apex Lawn & Landscape Apex Lawn & Landscape is offline
new member
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Pittsburgh suburbs
Posts: 384
Rep Power: 0
Apex Lawn & Landscape is on a distinguished road
Default

As if this business isn't cut throat enough already...sorry to hear dude! I hope you find Em I really do.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 07-05-2012, 12:02 AM
wandfsmall wandfsmall is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 925
Rep Power: 5
wandfsmall is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by SECTLANDSCAPING View Post
Some ******* stole my stihl trimmer and slashed my tires. I could get over the trimmer, I have 6 of them but the tires are newer and cost $200 a piece.

This looks like it was personal and not some crackhead looking for a few bucks. I have to call the pawn shops in the morning and shop for some new tires.

I know the theft is only covered by inmarine insurance but would the damage be covered?
I think inland marine only covers the stuff inside of your garage, I dont think it covers stuff on a trailer, but that could be diffrent from policy to policy. I would call your agent. As for the stolen trimmer I would call the dealership if you can find a Serial number and let them know maybe they can look out for it.
__________________
I am the owner of www.AllOutdoorParts.com an online mower parts distributor. I am also a Briggs Master Service Technician and Expert Certified Mechanic for Kohler. If my posts helps you please like my facebook page at www.facebook.com/alloutdoorparts
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 07-05-2012, 01:11 AM
WeekendWarriorLawn's Avatar
WeekendWarriorLawn WeekendWarriorLawn is offline
Member
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 93
Rep Power: 3
WeekendWarriorLawn is on a distinguished road
Default

time to callthe insurance company and find out.


thats why the big boys pay the big bucks to insure the big gear.

only amateurs wouldn't have insurance to cover every possible haphazard that could come along.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 07-05-2012, 06:38 AM
myblacktruck myblacktruck is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: somewhere between Philly and Allentown
Posts: 68
Rep Power: 4
myblacktruck is on a distinguished road
Default

That sucks hope they catch the piece of ****
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 07-05-2012, 07:42 AM
wandfsmall wandfsmall is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 925
Rep Power: 5
wandfsmall is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by WeekendWarriorLawn View Post
time to callthe insurance company and find out.


thats why the big boys pay the big bucks to insure the big gear.

only amateurs wouldn't have insurance to cover every possible haphazard that could come along.
Very few people have insurance to cover everything, I am sure you are not covered for every possible loss yourself.
__________________
I am the owner of www.AllOutdoorParts.com an online mower parts distributor. I am also a Briggs Master Service Technician and Expert Certified Mechanic for Kohler. If my posts helps you please like my facebook page at www.facebook.com/alloutdoorparts
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 07-05-2012, 09:22 AM
willshome willshome is offline
new member
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Mass
Posts: 865
Rep Power: 0
willshome is on a distinguished road
Default

My insurance only covers if it is locked inside that is one reason I am looking for an enclosed trailer
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 07-05-2012, 11:27 AM
SECTLANDSCAPING SECTLANDSCAPING is offline
new member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: CT
Posts: 1,912
Rep Power: 0
SECTLANDSCAPING is on a distinguished road
Default

My GL business policy is saying vandalism would be covered under comprehensive auto and tools and equipment are only covered if its in a locked truck/trailer or job site.

The auto insurance is telling me vandalism and equipment is only covered if the vehicle is stolen. Besides that the deductible is $500 and thats where I stand if I dont have to replace all 4 tires. That doesnt sound right but I guess this is what insurance is famous for.

Still no luck on finding a matching tire. Its a 265/75/16 liberator and looks to be discontinued.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Stolen mower sucks bluebird General Talk 4 07-27-2012 12:34 PM
Trimmer Rack - I mean Trimmer BENCH Hedgemaster Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 2 06-19-2012 07:00 PM
LCO has $90,000 of equipment stolen! Steve General Business Discussions 2 03-23-2007 04:16 PM
Ever wonder if the equipment you buy is stolen? Steve Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 3 02-03-2007 04:31 PM
Stolen equipment? Steve General Business Discussions 0 06-01-2006 01:56 PM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Real Estate??
tbtigers03
Today 06:43 PM
Today 06:43 PM
by tbtigers03
0 8
Kohler command carb...
ExtremeLawncareServices
09-21-2014 03:09 PM
Today 06:17 PM
by kslawn
24 1,060
Help a brother...
tbtigers03
09-28-2014 11:41 AM
Today 06:13 PM
by tbtigers03
6 290
Hello from Kentucky
TRV
Today 05:42 PM
Today 05:54 PM
by Sprinkler Buddy
1 21
Sprinkler head guards...
Sprinkler Buddy
09-27-2014 04:55 AM
Today 05:51 PM
by Sprinkler Buddy
4 346
Give Me Your Problems
ellakit
Today 04:10 PM
Today 04:10 PM
by ellakit
0 17
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 11:18 AM
Today 03:53 PM
by ellakit
1,188 336,192
Question?what should I...
dalvan0
09-24-2014 11:10 PM
Today 02:46 PM
by jrs.landscaping
15 716
Whe does Mowing season...
jack2048
Today 07:05 AM
Today 02:38 PM
by Steve
3 105
Look out Bob Villa -...
Mr Dave
Today 10:06 AM
Today 02:23 PM
by Steve
1 73
Falling into business
stellarmowing
09-28-2014 04:35 PM
Today 02:17 PM
by Steve
4 271
John Deere z235 Deck
WesleySnips
Yesterday 06:02 PM
Today 02:08 PM
by Steve
1 117
hey
sizemorelawncare
09-28-2014 08:12 PM
Yesterday 03:10 PM
by Steve
2 202
Update on LawnsAway and...
Ian Lovejoy
09-28-2014 10:24 AM
Yesterday 03:09 PM
by Steve
2 260
Need to figure out how...
tjslawnde
09-28-2014 10:31 AM
Yesterday 03:05 PM
by Steve
4 272
Aerocore Deck?
wdrdoctor
09-26-2014 06:21 PM
Yesterday 02:36 PM
by Steve
3 408
Hello from CNY
arazucontracting
09-22-2014 06:07 PM
Yesterday 02:33 PM
by Steve
3 664
How to price lawn mowing.
jack2048
09-24-2014 04:18 PM
Yesterday 02:27 PM
by Steve
4 516
Pricing ????
6295danny
01-14-2013 07:54 PM
Yesterday 02:22 PM
by Steve
35 6,535
30 Inch Push Mowers Pros...
Billy Goat
06-27-2013 08:07 PM
09-27-2014 04:11 PM
by SGL1
30 7,032
Replacing a Shindi T-27
Dan Tanner
09-13-2014 12:59 PM
09-26-2014 04:16 PM
by stevef1201
5 1,059
Looking for feed back on...
ExtremeLawncareServices
09-17-2014 08:38 AM
09-25-2014 09:18 AM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
10 1,082
These are the days on...
ExtremeLawncareServices
03-22-2014 09:12 AM
09-25-2014 08:01 AM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
124 9,266
Trying something new,...
ExtremeLawncareServices
09-21-2014 09:07 PM
09-23-2014 11:13 AM
by Steve
4 759
This sucks...
Matther777
09-18-2014 04:56 PM
09-22-2014 08:02 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
11 1,145
Not sure, but anyone do...
SnowRemoval2k14
09-22-2014 12:10 AM
09-22-2014 04:49 PM
by Steve
1 704
Tribulations of working...
stevef1201
09-13-2014 08:37 AM
09-22-2014 04:45 PM
by Steve
9 1,036
Mulching beds
Bradcook21
09-21-2014 07:43 AM
09-22-2014 04:43 PM
by Steve
3 774
Scag turf tiger hydrolic...
ExtremeLawncareServices
09-04-2014 10:55 PM
09-22-2014 04:35 PM
by Steve
12 1,407
2014 Gie-expo
ExtremeLawncareServices
08-19-2014 11:22 PM
09-21-2014 09:23 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
3 1,422
Mowing 7 acres
avetslawncare
08-31-2014 04:24 PM
09-19-2014 03:29 PM
by acrajchel
6 1,643
snowplowing
jshak40
09-01-2014 07:20 AM
09-19-2014 11:49 AM
by Steve
23 2,067
Lowballers scrubs &...
Darksteel
01-13-2014 07:35 AM
09-18-2014 06:32 PM
by Northwoods Outdoors
58 7,477
Hello from upstate NY!
A&MLawn&Snow
09-18-2014 11:19 AM
09-18-2014 04:10 PM
by Sprinkler Buddy
2 875
Price to apply fertilizer
SS.Lawncare
09-15-2014 11:10 AM
09-18-2014 01:16 PM
by Steve
9 1,062
Trailer tires
J.A.S.LawnService
09-01-2014 10:17 AM
09-17-2014 09:57 PM
by curts lawn care
4 1,492
new to the forum
SGlawncare
09-16-2014 11:20 PM
09-17-2014 08:29 PM
by curts lawn care
3 890
Help With Snow Blowing...
Robertf31
09-13-2014 10:55 PM
09-17-2014 12:34 PM
by Steve
11 1,251
Non-Stop Summer?
SouthallMowing
09-14-2014 10:51 PM
09-17-2014 10:48 AM
by stevef1201
6 1,003
Poll - net income
Dan5082
11-15-2010 08:08 PM
09-16-2014 04:44 PM
by jrs.landscaping
12 3,754
Getting lowballed!
PineHillLawn
06-27-2012 07:23 AM
09-16-2014 01:25 PM
by jrs.landscaping
24 5,494
Compare this summer to...
Steve
09-03-2014 12:52 PM
09-16-2014 11:20 AM
by Hanks Lawn Care Services
15 1,680
thinking about throwing...
veteranslawncaresystems
09-09-2014 10:31 PM
09-15-2014 03:41 PM
by Steve
12 1,400
Hello
Robertf31
09-12-2014 10:34 PM
09-15-2014 03:17 PM
by Steve
2 902
Newbie......Again
Jibber
09-13-2014 12:17 PM
09-15-2014 02:54 PM
by Sprinkler Buddy
2 1,027
need help with starter...
GoGreenerKS
09-12-2014 04:23 PM
09-15-2014 02:25 PM
by Steve
3 950
Brake job!
kslawn
08-30-2014 07:49 AM
09-15-2014 02:16 PM
by Steve
12 1,749
Hello
jawnebgoode
08-28-2014 08:37 PM
09-15-2014 02:15 PM
by Steve
3 1,476
Employee uniforms
Gerardo_Landscape
01-21-2014 11:11 PM
09-15-2014 02:12 PM
by Steve
5 1,544
Greetings from the north
Northwoods Outdoors
09-13-2014 08:55 AM
09-15-2014 02:07 PM
by Steve
1 894
» Popular Tags
2wd 4x4 aerocore apartment bid apartment lawn care estimate article marketing auger bid billy goat brushcutter care charge collections subcontractor decorating deliquentaccounts exmark ferris foreman gopherhaul grass gravely health hills holiday lighting honda how much to charge husqvarna installation john deere quik trac landscape services lawn lawn care lawn care business podcast lawn care business seo lawn care business show lawn care business website lawn care business website seo lawn care seo lawn care website lighting brass outdoor lights managing a lawn care business marketing monthly mulch mulch price new buisness podcast promotion push versus ride redmax savannah scag schedule scripts seo snow snow plowing starting a business starting a lawn care business stihl sulky theft theft of services top dresser toro tractor auger trailer turfgrass consulting walk behind walker wright stander rh
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:58 PM.


(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:58 PM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy