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Ontario...worlds largest supplier of stolen heavy equipment!

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by Bajak, Jan 2, 2010.

  1. Bajak

    Bajak Senior Member
    Messages: 999

  2. Triple L

    Triple L PlowSite Fanatic
    from Canada
    Messages: 6,078

    So far this year 68 pieces of equipement were stolen... I think they meant last year... But still, thats crazy...
  3. Bajak

    Bajak Senior Member
    Messages: 999

    The article was written in December.

    Top three machines of choice- Case, Cat, and Bobcat....I wonder what they have against John Deere?:rolleyes:
    Last edited: Jan 2, 2010
  4. buckwheat_la

    buckwheat_la 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,254

    i am serious in believing that it is time for some vigilante justice when it comes to thieves, cops just don't care
  5. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    The thieves know that is all JDdave uses and he scares them....:laughing:

    MIDTOWNPC PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,554

    I heard that last year evergreen john deere took a deposit on 2 bobcats... came later and brought a truck and certified cheque, and left with the machines. turned out the certified cheque was a fake.

    I really like my coded key pad for the bobcat
  7. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,237

    If you've ever seen him in person, you'd know why. :laughing::laughing::laughing:
  8. jomama45

    jomama45 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,190

    WOW, that's not real nice, but you should have heard what he posted about meeting you!!!! :rolleyes:

    I've long thought about going into parts of Canada snowmobiling, but heard too many times about rampant theft in certain areas. No thanks, I'll stick to this area until it's time to get rid of one of the sleds.
  9. kah68

    kah68 Senior Member
    Messages: 238

    Not as bad as you think, I and many other friends have been all over Ontario, Quebec and the east coast and never have had a sled stolen. Not to say it doesn't happen, but don't let a few stories stop you from enjoying some of the best snomobiling in the world.tymusic
  10. JohnnyRoyale

    JohnnyRoyale 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,935

    Do they ever investigate the leasing companies? Think about it.
  11. poncho62

    poncho62 Senior Member
    Messages: 431

    Makes me glad my crap isn't worth stealing.......
  12. jomama45

    jomama45 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,190

    My memory isn't very good, but I don't think it was Ontario that was the area I'm thinking of. I think it was somewhere in Quebec. From the stories I read, the police were of no help. On a side note, do they have a speed limit in Ontario?
  13. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    I'm changing the catergory I had you listed in. ;)

    There a few tractors stolen but it's mostly construction equipment and JD isn
    t very popular around here.
  14. DeVries

    DeVries PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,685

    Kinda glad I got New Holland equipment.
  15. Triple L

    Triple L PlowSite Fanatic
    from Canada
    Messages: 6,078

    Well my $60 "The Snow Plow" shovell just got stolen out of my dads truck last night :realmad:
  16. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    Yuo sure get alot of shovels stolen.
  17. Triple L

    Triple L PlowSite Fanatic
    from Canada
    Messages: 6,078

    my 36" last year and now my 20" this year... Man was my dad ever pissed, holy! He really liked that shovell.... Hopefully they will be at L.O.
  18. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    He's be more pissed if they took the truck. Paul sells the shovels.
  19. Ford Guy

    Ford Guy Member
    Messages: 39

    a buddy of mine had his case 75xt stolen, then a couple of months later he seen a guy plowing snow with it just down the road from where it was stolen, he was lucky he could tell his machine because he welded brackets on the back to use as tie downs. he stopped and pulled the guy out of the machine, he said it was all he could do to refrain from beating the snot out of him
  20. snowplowchick

    snowplowchick Senior Member
    Messages: 549

    Ford guy, Hope he called the police. I can't believe the nerve of that guy.