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Old 06-26-2013, 10:39 PM
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Do I charge?

Had a guy call me tonight wanting three big old Tv's hailed away. Set up a time for Thursday. He calls back 10 mins later asking if I charge a fee? Of course I do. "Oh, well I guess I'll have to make others arrangements cause your ad didnt say you charged a fee". I said, Do you think they run my ad for free in the paper? How in the world do you think I'd be able to pay for ad if I didnt charge a fee? lol.

Some people.
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Old 06-27-2013, 07:47 AM
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Pretty simple... time + fuel = money!
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Old 07-11-2013, 06:27 PM
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Surprised that he didn't want to be paid for you picking it up.
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Old 07-24-2013, 11:21 PM
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What made him think you haul TV's away?
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Old 07-24-2013, 11:34 PM
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What made him think you haul TV's away?
Perhaps the OP advertises "Hauling" as a service?


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Old 07-25-2013, 08:33 AM
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What made him think you haul TV's away?

I do some debris hauling on the side. I make pretty good $ vs landscaping work. Yesterday I hauled off a washer/dryer (neither work) and a 19" tv and particle board shelf thingy. Charged $110. Upstairs apt, prob took 25 mins to load up.

Stripped all copper insulated wire out of tv and W/D. I get $1.10+ for wire. Tinny items like the W/D, get .11 per lb. I earn pretty good money off of scrap metal. I get a lot of brass & tube copper and aluminium as well. Makes lots more $ off of those.

I resell quite a bit of stuff I haul away, on Craigslist. More money
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Old 07-25-2013, 01:32 PM
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Hauled this away for $175. Sold on CL for $100 today to a local firefighter. Going to deliver for an extra $10. My family thinks its funny I haul away debris & can actually make a living doing that. Could of resold it for more on CL, but my goal is to sell cheap quickly & use that $ elsewhere.



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Old 07-25-2013, 08:07 PM
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Are you the guy who drives the ratty 1975 Chevy with 5' tall side boards that looks through my trash every week around 10pm?

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Are you the guy who drives the ratty 1975 Chevy with 5' tall side boards that looks through my trash every week around 10pm?


Yes and thank you for leaving that half eaten donut in the box so it wouldnt get dirty in the trash can. It was tasty!
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