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Forum: Painting & Finish Work 04-29-2007, 08:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 20,180
Posted By Jon F
Hey Guys-- Not to hijack....if anyone is...

Hey Guys--

Not to hijack....if anyone is interested in my post please PM/email me.


I have a Bullard vx88 blast hood for sale, along with a Marco purifier and extra filter, hose, extra lenses,...
Forum: Business 10-04-2006, 09:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,957
Posted By Jon F
BINGO. I've been saying this as well.....cannot...

BINGO. I've been saying this as well.....cannot understand it for the life of me. And I HAVE a college education....unless you major in one of those fields (i.e. accounting) you won't learn it...
Forum: General Discussion 09-19-2006, 07:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,736
Posted By Jon F
CNC, I've got a 4yr degree in biz, not...

CNC,

I've got a 4yr degree in biz, not exactly archt/des. but here are my thoughts anyway:

1) You are at the borderline age of fun/not-fun college--meaning, the partying is for the younger...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 09-18-2006, 11:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,334
Posted By Jon F
STRINGMASON!! Awesome!! I bet you are the...

STRINGMASON!! Awesome!! I bet you are the skinniest guy in Wisconsin now!:) 250 is a good fightin' weight for you....you trying to lose any more??

Chin-ups: Everyone called Teets a liar; you...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 09-18-2006, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,259
Posted By Jon F
To me, this should be an "appearance" decision. ...

To me, this should be an "appearance" decision. I think Cape Cod, I don't think shiny paint, I think solid stain. That's what I'd do. Geez, I'd recommend the Cabot product I'd use but they have so...
Forum: General Discussion 09-17-2006, 08:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,834
Posted By Jon F
Ron Shrenker, ...I was in this situation a...

Ron Shrenker,

...I was in this situation a few yrs ago.....once you have the knowledge of how to start/operate/run a biz, you can get one up and going in no time. Within 12 months, I'd say you...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 09-16-2006, 03:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,804
Posted By Jon F
Mahlere: GREAT, GREAT, GREAT POST!!! Man,...

Mahlere:

GREAT, GREAT, GREAT POST!!! Man, some posts depress me but I needed to read yours today. Nathan should make that a 'sticky' and put it at the top of the Painting Forum. Very well said.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 09-15-2006, 03:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,376
Posted By Jon F
Hey, preachin' to the choir. One of my best emps...

Hey, preachin' to the choir. One of my best emps is a woman, always looking for more!

As a matter of principle, I still disagree with the whole "gut" factor. At least for me, I have...
Forum: Business 09-14-2006, 07:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,952
Posted By Jon F
To GEORGE Z: Re: financing--I've looking...

To GEORGE Z:

Re: financing--I've looking into this, but you cannot do it for very large amounts of money. It is great for amounts under 5K, but beyond that it isn't much help. So is that the...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 09-14-2006, 07:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,376
Posted By Jon F
LPP, ...The best thing about 'online' are...

LPP,

...The best thing about 'online' are the curveballs you don't see coming:) I FEEL SLIGHTLY CHAUVENISTIC SAYING THIS, BUT I NEVER DREAMED YOU WERE A WOMAN!!!:) But hey, I guess you have no...
Forum: General Discussion 09-14-2006, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,714
Posted By Jon F
Grumpy= ...Not sure how set you are on...

Grumpy=

...Not sure how set you are on taking the plunge of hiring a secretary, but a "get by" move might be to just get another cell and have biz # forwarded to it, and you always answer it. ...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 09-13-2006, 06:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,376
Posted By Jon F
For the time I've been on this forum I've enjoys...

For the time I've been on this forum I've enjoys Brushslingers posts and have found him to be wise, helpful, and usually dead-on. I would disagree, however, with the idea of saying, "binding...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work Picture Post 09-13-2006, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,594
Posted By Jon F
bleck!! Have we not learned our lesson?? ...

bleck!! Have we not learned our lesson?? Plastic houses aren't attractive, and plastic decks aren't attractive!! But there are people that like it I suppose. I just dispise vinyl, composite, etc....
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 09-12-2006, 09:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,376
Posted By Jon F
LLP: I have been wrong about many clients. ...

LLP:

I have been wrong about many clients. I have a bad gut feeling before every job. If they come off stiff, I think they'll stiff me. If they'll come off normal and nice, I think they'll...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 09-12-2006, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,160
Posted By Jon F
Here is why I don't like/use/recommend CWF. This...

Here is why I don't like/use/recommend CWF. This home has three coats of CWF, and is less than two years old. As you can see, it is failing badly, and though the pic is not great, the fungi is...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 09-12-2006, 06:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,705
Posted By Jon F
1st thought: Pass it to someone that has done...

1st thought: Pass it to someone that has done it; even if you find out the "best" way--your trial and error will make profit tough. Plan on doing much of this in the future?? If not, you'll just...
Forum: Business 09-11-2006, 11:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,583
Posted By Jon F
Vehicles are tough. My point was that, like your...

Vehicles are tough. My point was that, like your friend, if you are leasing you don't own anything, thus nobody has much to take from you. Not only does that (obviously) not ALLOW someone to take...
Forum: Business 09-11-2006, 06:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,583
Posted By Jon F
Great post Grumpy, that's the kind of thinking I...

Great post Grumpy, that's the kind of thinking I like to see. But it begs the question---and I'm sure what most do anyway---is just lease those things anyway?? I'm not leasing those things right...
Forum: Business 09-11-2006, 06:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,047
Posted By Jon F
...Split the difference.....get them an Irish...

...Split the difference.....get them an Irish Wolfhound!! One of those dogs that is so ugly, it is cool!! Looks like a giant rat. But, they'll be taller than you when standing, and weigh around...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 09-09-2006, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,695
Posted By Jon F
This house was half 12yrs old, half 25yrs old. ...

This house was half 12yrs old, half 25yrs old. 25yr part turned out not as nice. I wish I'd been a little more hands-on with it, I'd have tried the Readyseal brightener to see if I could get the...
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 09-09-2006, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,695
Posted By Jon F
Note to homeowner: my photo is of a 12yr old...

Note to homeowner: my photo is of a 12yr old restoration, so new siding would look a little nicer.
Forum: Painting & Finish Work 09-09-2006, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,695
Posted By Jon F
If you can find a contractor who will apply it...

If you can find a contractor who will apply it properly, I like Readyseal. It WILL HAVE a totally matte finish though, unlike photos above or Sikkens.
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2006, 10:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,909
Posted By Jon F
I'm rather new here to this bbs, but I read...

I'm rather new here to this bbs, but I read through this thread like five times trying to understand what was going on until I saw the dates. Kinda funny:) Curious though, how would you feel about...
Forum: General Discussion 09-07-2006, 04:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,788
Posted By Jon F
....The coolest thing about living in CO was all...

....The coolest thing about living in CO was all of the 4x4 vans---those things rock!!
Forum: Business 09-06-2006, 12:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,047
Posted By Jon F
My two trouble makers! (I've since added a...

My two trouble makers! (I've since added a couch:)) I'm like debookeeper.....total animal lover. ....Had to bite my tongue there a few days ago, one of you guys posted the pic of the rat that was...
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