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Case Door Theft Ottawa

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by BlackIrish, Dec 16, 2011.

  1. BlackIrish

    BlackIrish Senior Member
    Messages: 902

    'Tis the season
    Like more than I few others on this site I had something stolen. :yow!:
    Sometime between Dec 8- Dec 13, the door to my Case went missing.
    Passenger side door from my 2003 Case 570 MXT would fit older backhoes and more recent MXT's.
    Machine was in Orleans in a gated compound.


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  2. DuraBird02

    DuraBird02 Member
    Messages: 76

    Unbelievable....sorry to hear that.
  3. csi.northcoast

    csi.northcoast Senior Member
    Messages: 320

    the problem is case wants 5 grand for that door
  4. BlackIrish

    BlackIrish Senior Member
    Messages: 902

    You would think that after having made the same door for 17+ years that we would get a break on the price.
    Or that some smart aftermarket guy would start cranking them out.
    We are going the fab your own route, won't be fancy but it'll keep the heat in.
  5. csi.northcoast

    csi.northcoast Senior Member
    Messages: 320

    there is a company that makes an aftermarket door for around 1800.00 i will look it up and post it when i find it
  6. csi.northcoast

    csi.northcoast Senior Member
    Messages: 320

    here is the e-mail for the comapny tractorstuff@aol.com or call Dale 800 428 8183

    i think they are out of texas

    hope this helps
  7. hosejockey4506

    hosejockey4506 Senior Member
    Messages: 236

    wouldnt this be covered on your INS.

    doesnt make it right thats its stolen, but this is why i pay ins.
  8. StratfordPusher

    StratfordPusher Senior Member
    Messages: 960

    Case Dealers

    Just a suggestion, try your local Case dealers, see if anyone has been in lately looking for pricing on the door. Chances are they priced it out and found it cheaper to steal yours... don't think they get many requests for an older model door.
    You just might get lucky and find your thief.
  9. DeVries

    DeVries PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,685

    That sucks to hear. I replaced a door on mine due to the fact it was very rusted and beyond repair. The dealer wanted $2,500.00 per door but I found a place that sells both aftermarket and used doors. I got two doors with glass for $2,200.00.

    Juniors equipment in Michigan is where I went, good guys to deal with and shipped fast. 1-888-882-4404. Ask for Jason.
  10. BlackIrish

    BlackIrish Senior Member
    Messages: 902

    Thx for all the info guys.
    We did call all area dealers, within the first 2 hours, to check if anyone had been looking for a similar door.
    Insurance is for big stuff ie the whole Case had been stolen.
    At this time we are almost done with our homemade door.
  11. MatthewG

    MatthewG PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,400

    I fear for my skidsteer door everyday, take some pics of your door when your done
  12. havenlax18

    havenlax18 Senior Member
    Messages: 285

    Same I am about to put a master-lock on mine.
  13. Leanworks

    Leanworks Member
    Messages: 40

    Pretend for a second that you needed a new door and phone around to find one. Then discover how much they are then phone around to find a cheap one and discover there are none.

    The thief took that route and may have left phone numbers and a business contact number all over the place as theft was certainly not his first option but rather his last.

    What you do after figuring out who it may have been is up to you but I'm from Ottawa originally and know it's big but not that big.
  14. BlackIrish

    BlackIrish Senior Member
    Messages: 902

    Trust me, it isn't over by a long shot.
    Lots of calls,lots of feelers are out.
    Time will tell.
  15. Neige

    Neige Sponsor
    Messages: 2,215

    That really sucks Paul, if there is someone out there that has a chance of catching them its you. So watch out thief, you just pi$$ed off the wrong guy.
  16. snowplowchick

    snowplowchick Senior Member
    Messages: 549

    Wow, that is terrible. I guess someone was too cold in their backhoe without a door, or they knew someone who was, and stole it to resell.

    Gated compound, but no cameras? Maybe that is an option to prevent it in the future. Didn't you have something stolen or damaged last year too? Tough luck.

    We had an entire 700 gallon tank of coloured diesel locked up and in a gated, camera monitored compound of a municipality stolen sometime over the last summer/fall. Just no idea when to ask them to check the cameras. Expensive mistake for us.

    People are certainly desperate this year.

    Hope you catch them.
  17. Mr.Markus

    Mr.Markus PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,780

    Our firehall is being redesigned right in the middle of town in a residential area and the contractor lost a skid to thieves in the middle of the night. No one heard a thing. Just ballsy.
    Can't believe that door is priced at $5000.:realmad:
  18. BlackIrish

    BlackIrish Senior Member
    Messages: 902

    Good to go.
    Not bad for shop built from scratch.

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  19. CGM Inc.

    CGM Inc. PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,598

    At least it was only the door and not the whole machine!
    Nice job on fabricating the door....

    Theft sucks which ever way you look at it!
  20. csi.northcoast

    csi.northcoast Senior Member
    Messages: 320

    wow great job, you want to build me one for my drivers side door..lol