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I was robbed yesterday

Discussion in 'Lost & Stolen Gear' started by f.c.geil, Feb 8, 2014.

  1. f.c.geil


    May 12, 2011
    Well, I was gone for an hour and a half, and came home to find my back door kicked in. All my bass gear was stolen, along with most of my photography gear (professional with home studio).

    I am still working on gathering serial numbers (hell, I'm not even sure I have completed the list of what was taken), but here's a partial list, and I'll update as I can...

    2012 Fender American Standard Precision bass, grey with rosewood fretboard.

    1975 Fender Precision, metallic blue

    2013 Fender MIJ Sting Bass, S/N: JD13016216

    Ampeg PF-800, S/N: 2039942CPFF0571

    Ampeg PF-115HE, S/N: PF115HEANEL0102

    A-Designs REDDI

    Lava ELC Tweed Cables

    Markbass Compressore

    Mic Stand w/boom

    Guitar hanger for mic stand

    iPad bracket for mic stand

    Shure SM58

    EV N/D 967

    Audio Technica AE5400

    amp stand

    2 Canon EOS 5D mark III cameras

    Canon EF 24-70 f2.8L

    Canon EF 24-105 f4L

    3 Canon 580 EX II flash

    R Strap

    Kata 3n1 bag
  2. basskal77


    Jan 14, 2014
    So sorry man!
  3. f.c.geil


    May 12, 2011
  4. I know exactly how you are feeling. We got hit in December of last year. I hope they get caught and you get your stuff back. So sorry, man.
  5. f.c.geil


    May 12, 2011
    I hope so, too. And thanks.
  6. Freddels

    Freddels Musical Anarchist

    Apr 7, 2005
    Sutton, MA
    If you were gone only an hour and a half, I'd definitely be looking at the neighbors. They've probably been watching you for some time.
  7. f.c.geil


    May 12, 2011
    Certainly possible.
  8. so sorry man...that sux
    was going to mention something along the lines of Freddels......not necessarily the neighbours but def someone that knew what you had in there. Also the timeline would suggest you were being watched. Was this hour and a half a routine time you were away?
    eg:every thurs noon-2 swimming
  9. soulman969


    Oct 6, 2011
    Wow, had to be someone who somehow knew you were a player and/or photographer. Great if you have all of the serial numbers and the police can get those out to pawn shops and music stores. I'm sure they didn't take it to use it themselves.

    Good luck with this and keep us posted.
  10. f.c.geil


    May 12, 2011
    Thanks, guys. Will do.
  11. GKon

    GKon Supporting Member, Boom-Chicka-Boom

    Feb 17, 2013
    Queens, NY
    Damn. That really sucks. I wish you the best in getting your stuff back.
  12. f.c.geil


    May 12, 2011
  13. CrashClint

    CrashClint I Play Bass therefore I Am Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 15, 2005
    Wake Forest, NC
    DR Strings Dealer
    That is my thought exactly, neighbors, someone you know or has been to your house and has seen what you have.
  14. Andrew W.

    Andrew W.

    Nov 28, 2004
    Good luck on getting your stuff back. Had to be somebody you know.
  15. edpal

    edpal Banned

    Oct 3, 2007
    Man, that is a drag! I only live about 40-50 miles from you so i will definitely keep my this in mind if anyone tries to pass me some bass gear. It's all rural between me and you so you just never know. Yeah, I'd suspect the neighbors. Some random b/e dude would feel very visible loading out your larger gear, would be quite a load. So I'm thinking someone who felt they had more control over the total situation. In a rural town you are easy as heck to follow. No I'm not a crook - but I know how they work. It's all about opportunity. Start with those with most opportunity. So sorry man.:(
  16. f.c.geil


    May 12, 2011
    Thanks for the support, guys.
  17. Tunaman


    Dec 26, 2004
    They stole way too much stuff in too short a time to be "random"

    Sorry bro, thats rough man
  18. JCooper

    JCooper ...meep. Supporting Member

    Oct 21, 2009
    SUX! I am sorry, man.
  19. Ack, I'm physically ill for your loss. That '75 Fender, holy cow.

    Agree that this was an individual who knew your hobbies and routine, and may have been watching from nearby for the opportunity. I hope the cops actually make the effort, or the miscreant slips when he tries to fence your stuff.
  20. PrietoBass

    PrietoBass How does he do that?

    Apr 16, 2009

    Somehow I feel this way too... It's gotta be somebody that has been checking out your habits... Plus it looks like they knew exactly what they were going for.