Laptop In Truck

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by ajmctree, Feb 21, 2005.

  1. ajmctree

    ajmctree LawnSite Member
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    How Many Of You Out There Keep Your Laptop And Printer In Your Vehicles For When You Giving Quotes Or Estimates.
    I Dont Know How Many Hours I Used Going To A Prospective Job ,coming Up With The Info For The Job Going Back To The Office Getting It Into The Computer ,printing It , Then Mailing It Or Dropping It Off Then Waiting For A Answer To Return.
    I'm Going To Try It This Year And See How It Goes.

    Aj
     
  2. ksland

    ksland LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 927

    I have a Gamber Johnson mount, Wireless LAN (for on property), and Cell phone wireless internet for on the road ($15 a month unlimited), i80 Canon hidden away in cosole. All run off a $30 power invertor.

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  3. ksland

    ksland LawnSite Senior Member
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    Another view

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  4. ksland

    ksland LawnSite Senior Member
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    The printer

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  5. ajmctree

    ajmctree LawnSite Member
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    definatley looks cool. does it save much for time ,any real problems with it

    AJ
     
  6. ajmctree

    ajmctree LawnSite Member
    Posts: 68

    Didn't see the last three pictures looks like it would work well and fits in the truck pretty good.

    AJ
     
  7. tonygreek

    tonygreek LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,480

    i run an almost identical set-up to k&s although i rely on wifi internet connection hotspots from local restaurants or coffee houses for my net connections.

    love that printer, btw. that's the best time saver i've got.
     
  8. Primecut

    Primecut LawnSite Member
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    Impressive set up. Nice work. :D
     
  9. cleancutccl

    cleancutccl LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 698

    What would you be using the net for while working? Are you hooked up to gps, or maybe using mapquest or something? I really like the laptop printer setup, I think it could really save some time, also giving the estimate onsite would probably close a few deals in itself.
     
  10. Eddie B

    Eddie B LawnSite Senior Member
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    What type of cellphone internet service do you use? Is the internet access a decent speed? Just wondering. Decent setup BTW.
     

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