STOLEN!!!

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Russ Smith
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STOLEN!!!

Post by Russ Smith » Thu Feb 25, 2021 11:07 am

This 1960 Hoffco Hurricane has been STOLEN. It was in transit via UShip from Georgia to California and the trailer it was in was stolen in Oklahoma. It was part of the Harm Shurrman collection and had won two Best Unrestored Kart awards at Barnesville. It was sold without the engines. Please keep your eye out for it. Thanks.
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Re: STOLEN!!!

Post by Rob Voska » Thu Feb 25, 2021 5:43 pm

Private carrier?

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Russ Smith
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Vintage Karting items owned: 59 BugWasp; 60 GoKart800; Simplex: 60 MKII, 62 MKVI; 69 BugStinger; 67 LilIndian Minibike.
Location: Corning, California

Re: STOLEN!!!

Post by Russ Smith » Thu Feb 25, 2021 9:30 pm

The carrier (PNW Logistics) was contracted thru UShip. UShip has already agreed to reimburse all my expenses but I would much rather have the kart. It is currently being investigated by them and the police. There is a SMALL chance that it might turn up but I'm not holding my breath. I am impressed with how quickly UShip addressed the issue and they are keeping me and the seller (who actually arranged the shipping) up to date.

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Re: STOLEN!!!

Post by Rob Voska » Fri Feb 26, 2021 6:27 pm

Any idea what else was in the trailer? I've heard racers having their trailer stolen & years later they realize another special tool is gone they had forgotten about.

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Russ Smith
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Joined: Fri Jun 15, 2007 12:07 pm
Vintage Karting items owned: 59 BugWasp; 60 GoKart800; Simplex: 60 MKII, 62 MKVI; 69 BugStinger; 67 LilIndian Minibike.
Location: Corning, California

Re: STOLEN!!!

Post by Russ Smith » Sat Feb 27, 2021 11:16 am

Is was informed that there was also furniture in the trailer but nothing else that was kart related.

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