As most of you know I had about $1500 worth of gear get swiped when the guy I am sub contracting for had his truck stolen out of his driveway while he was at church about a month ago. Since then I have been replacing my kit piece by piece out of my own pocket, When I talked to him the other day he was wanting me to file a claim under MY renters insurance in order to get the money for the gear. I am trying to be civil with this guy, but I really dont think that I should pay for my gear that was stolen along with his truck that was parked 15 ft from his house while he was gone. Since this has happened his truck has been recovered, it was left abandoned in a parking lot on the other side of town. However every thing in it was pretty much gone, the thieves even stole the reciever hitch. I trusted this guy with everything that I own to make a living with, and he said that my kit would be safe at his place. Since this has happened he has told me that it is not his fault that the truck got stolen, however an ex-climber of his who is a conviced felon with a drug problem still had a key to the truck, and I think it is odd that even my loopie, and whoopie slings that were behind the seat, and my bull ropes are among the things that are missing. The police are still working on leads to the theft, but I am almost convinced beyond a shadow of a doupt that his ex- climber is responsible. Come on who would leave the truck in tact but steal a pair of by pass hand shears out of the glove box? I really dont want to take this guy to court, but its looking like that is going to be my only course of action.