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#2002093 - 12/20/12 10:46 AM Stolen piano/w trailer
John Brower RPT Offline
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Registered: 06/13/11
Posts: 10
Loc: United States
Hi All,
I recently had my piano moving trailer and a clients Kimball grand stolen from
in front of my shop a few days ago. No serial # at this time.
6x12 trailer, silver ,dual axle.Kimball grand Mahogany on it's side just the cabinet inside.
All the parts lid legs lyre etc. I have in my shop. Police are moving very slow so I thought maybe some one
in the piano business may be approached to buy a trailer or a piano.
Thanks in advance for any help or advice.

John
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#2002094 - 12/20/12 10:54 AM Re: Stolen piano/w trailer [Re: John Brower RPT]
BDB Online   content
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Registered: 06/07/03
Posts: 23934
Loc: Oakland
Give us a hint. Where are you, and when was it stolen?
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#2002205 - 12/20/12 02:21 PM Re: Stolen piano/w trailer [Re: John Brower RPT]
JeanieA Offline
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Registered: 11/03/04
Posts: 526
Loc: Reno, Nevada
Quote:
I service Palm Beach, Broward and Dade counties.

•Jupiter
•West Palm Beach
•Boyton Beach
•Boca Raton Delray Beach
•Pompano
•Ft. Lauderdale
•Miami


Looks like Florida. I found the info after clicking the link to his website, found in his signature.
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#2003432 - 12/23/12 09:32 AM Re: Stolen piano/w trailer [Re: BDB]
John Brower RPT Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 06/13/11
Posts: 10
Loc: United States
Yes ,Sorry.

I live in Delray Beach Fl.
It as stolen from in front of my shop/warehouse facility in Boynton Beach.
Last Saturday or Sunday is the most probable day.
6x12 silver/pewter custom for moving pianos.7 foot aluminum ramp w/dollies
blankets E track etc.
And a Kimball grand on it's side strapped to the wall on a dollie.
I have the legs lyre lid and music desk in my shop.
Seems the police are too busy.Posted on PTG Pianotech.
Looking on craigslist, e-bay called all my colleagues etc.
Sent mass e-mails. Called local dealers.
Trying to be as proactive as I can. Seems a bit hopeless at this point.

Any suggestions?

Thanks,
John
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#2003468 - 12/23/12 11:43 AM Re: Stolen piano/w trailer [Re: John Brower RPT]
BDB Online   content
Yikes! 10000 Post Club Member

Registered: 06/07/03
Posts: 23934
Loc: Oakland
The piano without the legs and other parts is likely to be dumped. The trailer is all that would have any value.
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#2003893 - 12/24/12 10:40 AM Re: Stolen piano/w trailer [Re: John Brower RPT]
Silverwood Pianos Offline
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Registered: 03/10/08
Posts: 4263
Loc: Vancouver B. C. Canada

It is the metal ramp and the trailer that these perps are after. I hope you locate the unit and the piano too. We have this problem around here a lot. Most of the utility trailers I see now have a wheel locking system on one side or both sides these days.
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#2004060 - 12/24/12 05:20 PM Re: Stolen piano/w trailer [Re: John Brower RPT]
Scott Hamlin Offline
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Registered: 08/11/12
Posts: 733
Originally Posted By: John Brower RPT
Hi All,
I recently had my piano moving trailer and a clients Kimball grand stolen from
in front of my shop a few days ago. No serial # at this time.
6x12 trailer, silver ,dual axle.Kimball grand Mahogany on it's side just the cabinet inside.
All the parts lid legs lyre etc. I have in my shop. Police are moving very slow so I thought maybe some one
in the piano business may be approached to buy a trailer or a piano.
Thanks in advance for any help or advice.

John


Sorry this happened. How is the client handling it??

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#2004742 - 12/26/12 11:00 PM Re: Stolen piano/w trailer [Re: Scott Hamlin]
woodfab Offline
Full Member

Registered: 12/06/05
Posts: 409
Loc: Stoneham, MA
I had a break in about ten months ago and luckily they didn't get much.
So I bought a surveillance system on eBay for $200 with four cameras.
Then someone took a wheel barrel, I couldn't read the incense number but the truck was very distinctive looking.
I kept my eye out and a few days later I saw the truck and sitting in the yard near it was the wheel barrel.

Shaking like a leaf I took the wheel barrel put it in my truck and took off like a BAT OUT OF HE LL.

What I'm saying is for about $200 you can get a four camera system and it's well worth it.
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#2005166 - 12/27/12 08:43 PM Re: Stolen piano/w trailer [Re: John Brower RPT]
Bob Offline
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Registered: 06/01/01
Posts: 4242
There are cameras that activate when they sense movement and send a text or email on activation.
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