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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.

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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.
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I am so sorry about this!

Can you post this in craigslist too to warn others about the theft and help them look for your equipment?

Maybe include pictures of the trailers?
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so i went to the doctor today and came home and both enclosed trailers are gone. can you say wtf i am pissed. and none of my neighbors seen anything. filed a police report and waiting for insurance company to call me back
Holly crap man no way.. Lawn Equipment theft is up 100% all around everywhere. Its like you have to have a fort knox to keep your crap from being stolen. Even if you put locks on everything they still can get anything. Hell all they got to do is pull up to your trailer and wrap a rope around the tounge good enough and they dont need to take a lock off. Sorry your stuff was stolen man. If they catch the people i hope they get hit hard. Press charges to the fullest and sue for even more
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Try this type of lock that goes inside the hitch were the ball normally would.

http://www.toolup.com/masterlock_379...FQ1jhwodJ3BhXQ
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I have metal ones like that and they cut them off
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I also use the master style. I always park a vehicle in front of it tho.
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My buddy is printing me up some bumper stickers I am going to stick everything
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That is unfortunate, I can't imagine going through that.

I hope the insurance company helps out. I know the probability of reclaiming equipment is generally very slim, especially if they steal that quantity and used torches. They probably knew what they were doing.

Karma will get them back someday regardless.


I would push the local news agencies more than anything.
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My buddy is printing me up some bumper stickers I am going to stick everything
Are you planing on getting a bunch of them. You should sell them on eBay.
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I bought 10 FOR 20 bucks
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I think the "news" idea is a very good one.

I know that if I saw that story, I'd be inclined to help in some way.



You'll be seeing some very cheap, off-colored equipment on craigslist very soon, I'm sure.
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