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WooHoo! a tip sweeet...

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  1. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    Been busting out chains for 6 months now the repeat business is doing pretty well got a call from a guy last night at 8 pm wanted chains ready for today 4 of them got him rap up by 10:30 with a 10.00 tip got like that.

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  2. PapaDave

    PapaDave Minister of Fire

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    Good job.
    Anything to make a buck, or ten. :coolsmile:
  3. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    that was 30.00 for a little over an hour the chains sharpening jig not getting me rich but I have done over 500.00 just in the last 6 months (at 5.00-7.00 bucks a chain) helps keep gas and oil in the saw's and truck...
  4. SolarAndWood

    SolarAndWood Minister of Fire

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    That's pretty sweet. Are you buying coils and selling new as well?
  5. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    No I just sharpen that was enough of an investment for me at this time.
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    smokinjay,
    Sweet deal. The hardware in town charges $4/chain. Well, that was last year anyway.
  7. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    around here its 7.00 and up and thats grinding your rakers flat....that makes for a highly vibration that will fill like tennis elbow.
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    Gee, now I feel like I'm overcharging for $75/hour tutoring!

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  9. smokinj

    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    lol you are...I look at this way if my hobbie can pay for its self over the next couple of years all is perfect.
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    thinkxingu Minister of Fire

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    I hear ya, and if it's free time it's free money--all while practicing a skill! Pretty sweet when all that comes together.

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    smokinj Minister of Fire

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    over the last 3 years I have a lot in this hobbie and the next step would be doing it for a living. After buying the furance 460,361,troy built splitter, trailer organ 5111 a cyclone wheel,rigging and all the mislanis Jd tractor if all that cant make some money and start paying for its self than no reason to buy anything else. for awhile lol (and traded or sold off ms180,290,260)
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