R/C Tech Forums

Go Back   R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Nitro Off-Road

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 06-25-2007, 09:25 PM   #16
Tech Fanatic
shrekair's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2002
Posts: 946
Trader Rating: 9 (91%+)

trailor was not stolen, last i heard lance sold it out west. the stuff was removed from the trailor and kept at his residence, where the crime occured. i put a call over to gus to see if they have a list yet but i have yet to hear back. i'll keep ya'll updated as i know more.

shrekair is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2007, 09:32 PM   #17
Tech Fanatic
shrekair's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2002
Posts: 946
Trader Rating: 9 (91%+)

yeah, we also had a problem out there where we had a 2 day race and a couple trailors got broken into overnight. most races they have there now have security. I remember when i was a kid racing, and mowing lawns to pay for it. I was especially touched when my onroad track in minnesota held a USTC triple crown race. i happened to be sitting next to a fellow named chris mockermann who unluckily had all his stuff jacked from the back of his truck when he stopped at a quick stop to use the restroom. he said he we in there all of 30 seconds, and yet someone still got their hands on it. This hobby is among the worst for being hit with crime, and it truly saddens me to know how hard people work to be able to make it to some of these races. people who have nothing else but their residence, car, and awesome r/c cars. jsut to have that taken by some heartless f*ck head who doesnt care.

shrekair is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-26-2007, 10:55 PM   #18
Tech Elite
Jason Halvorson's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Grand Forks ND
Posts: 3,955
Trader Rating: 22 (100%+)
Send a message via AIM to Jason Halvorson Send a message via MSN to Jason Halvorson

yea it seems like rc and paintball have the most stolen stuff in hobbies....
Jason Halvorson is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-27-2007, 12:07 AM   #19
Tech Regular
SKOT's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Las Vegas
Posts: 339
Trader Rating: 3 (100%+)

That really sucks. Last year my local track had a light plant (see pic) stolen right after the new owner took over. It was almost a year before we had good lighting for night races again. They've also had people break into the office and steal stupid crap like T-shirts and candy. Idiots.

I've also been to races where people have left all their stuff out on pit tables overnight with no problem, so hopefully that says something for the rest of us. I'm still not that trusting though.
Attached Thumbnails
Stolen RC Equipment-ir_light_plant1.jpg  
SKOT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-27-2007, 07:39 PM   #20
Tech Champion
MADMAN23's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: waddington ny
Posts: 6,359
Trader Rating: 27 (97%+)
Send a message via AIM to MADMAN23

i really hope they get them.... what go's around come's around...
MADMAN23 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-27-2007, 08:00 PM   #21
Tech Champion
F. Mendoza's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: SoCal
Posts: 7,236
Trader Rating: 79 (100%+)

Bad karma comes back on you. They will tell a friend what they done and someone will overhear the story. They will get caught.
RC America - Xray - Hudy - Gravity RC - KO Propo - Super Rad Graphics

Mr. Shookie goes home 10-06-08. Bill Levinson 4-14-15
F. Mendoza is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2007, 12:56 PM   #22
Tech Addict
mfishel's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: the racing capital of the world
Posts: 551

Originally Posted by Stratus Racer View Post
Bad karma comes back on you. They will tell a friend what they done and someone will overhear the story. They will get caught.
If only you COULD count on that sort of thing happening. Being a thief doesn't necessarily make you an idiot.
I unfortunately have a similar tale. I purchased and took over operations of Planet R/C Raceway in Indy as of April 1st (yea great date), and not 3 weeks later MY SAFE GREW LEGS and WALKED OUT ON ME! Now we're 2 Months down the road and I haven't had any little birds telling me anything.
All the sympathy and FLAMING SMILIES are great, but I'd like to make at least one suggestion. Since it was product, and not cash as was my case, you have a little to work with.
If it wasn't someone involved in R/C, it may have been someone looking for quick cash. In this case get an inventory list together and LOTS OF PHOTOS of the product. It doesn't have to be the exact parts, just something that a person would recognize. Then hit all the pawn shops in your area. These guys do not like dealing in stolen stuff, and will alert the cops if anything comes in their door.
mfishel is offline   Reply With Quote

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
RC Equipment Stolen in Champaign Area RCGaryK Wisconsin & Illinois Racing 14 09-25-2007 01:16 PM
RC equipment Stolen from Gate-Cleveland, OH rayhuang Electric On-Road 18 02-02-2007 12:58 PM
Stolen Equipment!! Randy Caster Electric On-Road 13 07-16-2006 10:31 PM
Stolen RC Equipment from Canberra on Wednesday 17th of September. nerdling Australian Racing 3 09-22-2003 12:26 AM
R/C Equipment Stolen!!! Atlas Wisconsin & Illinois Racing 10 05-15-2003 10:35 PM

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
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 Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -7. It is currently 06:13 PM.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
Powered By: vBulletin v3.9.2.1
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Advertise Content © 2001-2011 RCTech.net