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Unread 01-03-2014, 01:10 PM   #34186
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So.

Before 10am on our first business day of the year, I have secured 2 contracts that add up to more than 25% of my total sales from last year.

One of these contracts is more than 2x my previous largest job. The other, will total out to nearly 4x my largest job ever. I am absolutely psyched, it will be fun and challenging managing these jobs. And this is a huge step for us as a company.

How's that for a new year?
Good job Marn! I bet El Jeffe is very happy with you.

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Unread 01-03-2014, 01:20 PM   #34187
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Good on you Marn, do you get a commission? If so awesome just keep it goin and don't stop. Make it a huge year!
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Unread 01-03-2014, 01:32 PM   #34188
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Good on you Marn, do you get a commission? If so awesome just keep it goin and don't stop. Make it a huge year!
I do get commission, but commission is based on profit (I'm not straight commission because I do alot more than sales). So, if I ensure that the jobs come in and make the company money, I ensure that I make me money.

Either way its just great to get a running start. normally we struggle and often lose money in jan/feb. Now i can hopefully keep a bag log of work through the spring summer and into the fall, and just kill it all year long.
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Well it ain't just the smoke and the traffic jam that makes me the bitter fool I am But this four-wheel buggy is A-dollaring me to death.
For gas and oils and fluids and grease, And wires and tires and anti freeze....And them accessories, Well honey, that's something else!
Well I figured it up and over a period of time, This four thousand dollar car of mine, Cost fourteen thousand dollars And ninety-nine cents, well now!
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Unread 01-03-2014, 01:35 PM   #34189
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Too bad there is still a woman who will want time!
I don't comprehend the problem from your shoes, sounds like it's her problem...
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Unread 01-03-2014, 01:43 PM   #34190
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I do get commission, but commission is based on profit (I'm not straight commission because I do alot more than sales). So, if I ensure that the jobs come in and make the company money, I ensure that I make me money.
Congrats on the sales! I wish we did commissions like that in our industry, I waste way too much time dealing with shady sales shenanigans.
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Unread 01-03-2014, 01:52 PM   #34191
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I would be more then happy to have you show me what it can do. I'm not a huge fan of playing with others cars just due to the possibility of what could happen. Right now I've only got my slash left, and have thought about either a summit or getting into an e-maxx.
Doesn't matter to me. The car that is below the Summit, I had for less than 24 hours before a friend of mine lost control and sent it off a cliff. He was horrified, I laughed. After that, I ripped the guts out of it and rebuilt it. If I swap the gears in it, I can get it to do 75 MPH. it is a ***** to control like that so I have it geared to hit about 55 right now. When I was home on leave, I had one of my little brothers planes up in the air for all of 3 seconds before I sent it hurtling back towards Earth never to be flown again. The point is that there is nothing you could do to it that I couldn't do myself and even if something were to happen to it, it means that I either have an opportunity to upgrade or use the electronics in a different project.

Honestly, it would give me an excuse to make that car run at 75 again. I could take an extra servo and use it to give me manual control over the cars transmission. With that, I would program the radio for dual rates so that when I put the car into high gear, the steering wasn't as sensitive.
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Unread 01-03-2014, 02:04 PM   #34192
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everybody go look in the "new vegas meeting spot" thread and offer input.
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Well it ain't just the smoke and the traffic jam that makes me the bitter fool I am But this four-wheel buggy is A-dollaring me to death.
For gas and oils and fluids and grease, And wires and tires and anti freeze....And them accessories, Well honey, that's something else!
Well I figured it up and over a period of time, This four thousand dollar car of mine, Cost fourteen thousand dollars And ninety-nine cents, well now!
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The Beast Build Thread: Marns '73 Wagoneer Thread ----- The Camper Build Thread: Marns 1980 Jayco JayFinch6 Build Thread

Gone but not Forgotten: 97 TJs Build Up.

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Unread 01-03-2014, 02:14 PM   #34193
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You guys should just meet at Tommy Rockers on Dean Martin. It's an easy central location and their food is pretty decent.
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Unread 01-03-2014, 07:00 PM   #34194
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Got it...
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Unread 01-03-2014, 07:21 PM   #34195
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Damn Locked... sweet ride. I like. Congrats.
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Unread 01-03-2014, 07:29 PM   #34196
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Yes, very nice! What year? 12?
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Unread 01-03-2014, 08:01 PM   #34197
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Damn Locked... sweet ride. I like. Congrats.
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Yes, very nice! What year? 12?
It's a 2010
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Unread 01-03-2014, 11:30 PM   #34198
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Does anyone have a belt sander? Or something I could grind down a temp sensor with? Maybe also has a large thread tap? I need to do this to a temp sensor. Starting at 2:27
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Just ordered my replacement radiator and brown dog motor mounts.
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Unread 01-04-2014, 12:26 PM   #34199
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Congrats Marneous & Locked! Thats some great news!

Jared, I might have some stuff that will work, but I have no idea what you are trying to link in the video, all I get is a fat guy singing about gift wrapping when I click it.
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Unread 01-04-2014, 01:43 PM   #34200
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Let's try that again...
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