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Old 08-23-2013, 01:38 PM
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McDonalds operates entirely off of a system. From taking the food order , to slapping the sandwiches together, to packaging the food and handing it to the customer.

If you're forgetting tools - then you need to refine your system.

Last week I forgot the 3" suction hose for the water pump. Luckily I realized this before we passed by the rental store. $15 to rent the hose for the day. That's better than 2-3k for a trailer that we would not store a bulky hose in anyway.
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Old 08-23-2013, 01:47 PM
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A lot of guys hear are passin bad advice, or rather advice without context. the original post indicated he was forgeting tools needs to complete jobs faster and he is growing, this indicates other issues a procedural issue. That should be corrected first. What's the status of cash flow, how much cash reserve is their what is the current debt load. If all income stopped for a 2 month period what impact would that have. Would their be a layoff a shutdown. I want to know debt load and cash reserve and total business assets before I recommend any capital purchase. All of you should aswell or you can't be taken seriously.
When we did Hardscape full time if income stopped for 2 months I would have been up a creek.

And most small and most new Hardscape guys live from job to job.

The industry is flooded with guys with rubber mallets in hand. The money isn't there like it was in 2001.
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Old 08-23-2013, 02:02 PM
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When we did Hardscape full time if income stopped for 2 months I would have been up a creek.

And most small and most new Hardscape guys live from job to job.

The industry is flooded with guys with rubber mallets in hand. The money isn't there like it was in 2001.

Can't make the trailer payment and meet payroll atleast the rubber mallett handles are dry in the coverd trailer...
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Old 08-23-2013, 02:21 PM
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I gotta know what devious is up to with 3" suction hose. The suspense is killing me.
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Old 08-23-2013, 03:10 PM
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great advice guys, i think im going to hold off on buying anything until i am sswamped with work. I thought it would have been a good investment, but it seems like i will be happier witth the money in my bank account
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Old 08-23-2013, 03:23 PM
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great advice guys, i think im going to hold off on buying anything until i am sswamped with work. I thought it would have been a good investment, but it seems like i will be happier witth the money in my bank account
Good to hear.... With a deep pocket you can become formidable
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Old 08-23-2013, 03:49 PM
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great advice guys, i think im going to hold off on buying anything until i am sswamped with work. I thought it would have been a good investment, but it seems like i will be happier witth the money in my bank account
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Old 08-23-2013, 04:37 PM
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Pics or it didn't happen zedo.
Ya it happened, and that's not the all of it. lol
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Old 08-23-2013, 05:27 PM
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Ya it happened, and that's not the all of it. lol
judging by your work, i wouldnt doubt it.
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Old 08-23-2013, 05:35 PM
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when the time comes should i buy a gas powered wet saw or save money and go electric
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