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Old 08-17-2005, 09:51 PM
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<chuckle> that was my thought, too.
Wait - maybe Jews try to Amish you down?
I understand that you are trying to be funny but being jewish myself having to listen to that stereotype for the past 30+ years it gets played out......

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Old 08-18-2005, 01:37 AM
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<YAWN> You need to find more things to fill your day.
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Old 08-23-2005, 04:35 PM
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ive been in buissness for over 20 yrs. your going to starve to death working for those farmers.the startup cost alone makes it prohibitive.not to count insurance (cover your ***) i personally carry 3mil in GL and another 50k on my trucks.i work .on everything from ships to sky scrapers.if you only do one thing like farmers you aint going to make it.now for pay.i get $40 an hour and with all the competion thats hard to get.deduct from that 40 an hour rods(1/8 7018)75.00 a can, your insurance,consumables,fuel,and lord a breakdown can really screw things up.now try this on for size you dont have the experience .now for the good news if you work hard, go the extra mile for your customers,sell yourself,take the jobs nobody wants ,do quality work,keep your equip. tip top,work long hours,you will create a reputation and you will makeit.but above all things welding is from the heart,its gotta be in your blood .after all the years ive done this i jump out of bed wanting to weld and fit. i hope you can do it god bless you
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Old 08-23-2005, 05:58 PM
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but above all things welding is from the heart,its gotta be in your blood .after all the years ive done this i jump out of bed wanting to weld and fit. i hope you can do it god bless you
Rigwelder...I second that and I've never heard it said better!! I feel the exact same way but ya captured it with that sentence.

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Old 08-23-2005, 06:01 PM
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Bah thats the crappy part about the job, I gotta give up my weeknight drinking. No more Wonder Wednesdays for me.
lol, never stopped me, except the next morning when I went "Oh sheit, why did I do that"


I've never been "Amished".
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Old 08-23-2005, 08:46 PM
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Cutter you have it right
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Old 08-23-2005, 09:10 PM
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Cutter you have it right
Well, sure I - huh!? Have what right?
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Old 08-24-2005, 02:37 AM
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not "what," "it."
I think we need a new director of grammar.
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Old 08-24-2005, 03:31 AM
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not "what," "it."
I think we need a new director of grammar.
And I think you need to practice your reading comprehension.
Matt said "Cutter you have it right".
I want to know what "it" is.
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Old 08-24-2005, 06:55 AM
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I understand that you are trying to be funny but being jewish myself having to listen to that stereotype for the past 30+ years it gets played out......

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There is always some truth when the jokes start flying. (And you know it is true) I'm kind of wondering how things are gonna work out in Israel with the letting go of the strategic land mass known as the Gaza Strip.
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