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Forum: Landscaping 03-13-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 23,682
Posted By Curb Guy
Post a picture. Sounds like it is made of wood.

Post a picture. Sounds like it is made of wood.
Forum: Vehicles 10-20-2010, 01:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,317
Posted By Curb Guy
2002 F-350 crew cab, long bed, 4x4. 189,000...

2002 F-350 crew cab, long bed, 4x4. 189,000 miles, 7.3 L diesel. Needed high pressure oil pump gasket replaced, and new heater core. 12-14 mpg, 9 mpg towing 32' 13,000 lb toyhauler. Blackstone...
Forum: Vehicles 10-20-2010, 01:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,518
Posted By Curb Guy
It also depends on the state and what you are...

It also depends on the state and what you are hauling.
Forum: Vehicles 10-20-2010, 01:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,226
Posted By Curb Guy
For $25 you can send an oil sample to blackstone...

For $25 you can send an oil sample to blackstone labs. A lot more information than just looking at the dipstick.
Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 35,152
Posted By Curb Guy
that is definently an issue...

that is definently an issue...
Forum: General Discussion 08-04-2010, 03:45 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 12,662
Posted By Curb Guy
If the G.C. has a license, go after his bond. ...

If the G.C. has a license, go after his bond. Easy to find on the CSLB. I had a contractor that would not pay me 5k, filed a claim with his bond and had a check in 1 week.
Forum: Landscaping 06-24-2010, 11:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,037
Posted By Curb Guy
Why ? And what is your location?

Why ? And what is your location?
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 06-11-2010, 01:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,829
Posted By Curb Guy
Been driving around in the hot desert for the...

Been driving around in the hot desert for the last 3 days with a ripe stench coming from around the cab of my truck. Are we parked near the sewer ? Did I hit something ? Something going bad in the...
Forum: Business 04-09-2010, 12:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,788
Posted By Curb Guy
In California we have a bond for $12,500...

In California we have a bond for $12,500 "attached" to our license. Had a general builder that would not pay, return calls, etc for 30+ days. Tracked down his bonding company and filed for my...
Forum: Landscaping 01-24-2010, 01:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,114
Posted By Curb Guy
thats a huge job !

thats a huge job !
Forum: General Discussion 01-24-2010, 01:33 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,162
Posted By Curb Guy
I think when things get this bad, you need a...

I think when things get this bad, you need a professional (lawyer). We are all professionals in our own specialty, but you have to know your limits.
Forum: Landscaping 01-16-2010, 01:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,448
Posted By Curb Guy
Sod.

Sod.
Forum: General Discussion 07-09-2009, 11:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,530
Posted By Curb Guy
why?

why?
Forum: Online Leads Services 06-29-2009, 10:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,901
Posted By Curb Guy
He got the meat, all I got was the SM bone!

He got the meat, all I got was the SM bone!
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2009, 02:11 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 32,282
Posted By Curb Guy
special today, half-off on slightly used sod?

special today, half-off on slightly used sod?
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2009, 11:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,690
Posted By Curb Guy
I get offered full payment at the time of booking...

I get offered full payment at the time of booking the job all the time. I tell them to wait until I finish, inspect my work, and then we will settle up. 10+ years and not on problem with...
Forum: General Discussion 05-10-2009, 12:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,641
Posted By Curb Guy
I can think of no good reason to allow this to...

I can think of no good reason to allow this to happen. As the license holder, you will be completely "at risk". Is it really worth it? In these desperate times they are looking for someone...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-23-2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 41,240
Posted By Curb Guy
Honda! For my cars, street bike, dirt bikes,...

Honda! For my cars, street bike, dirt bikes, concrete mixers, generators, curb extrusion machine, etc
Forum: Online Leads Services 04-23-2009, 11:25 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 70,658
Posted By Curb Guy
I'm with mhillc. How about a refund if we are...

I'm with mhillc. How about a refund if we are not satisfied. Service Magic Sucks! Just wish they would come to my job-site so I can tell them to their face!
Forum: Landscaping 04-08-2009, 01:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,567
Posted By Curb Guy
Price yourself fair and present yourself...

Price yourself fair and present yourself professionally. My competition is slowly going out of business, and we have been busy all Winter.
Forum: General Discussion 04-08-2009, 12:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,946
Posted By Curb Guy
I need a new guy in June. My current guy somehow...

I need a new guy in June. My current guy somehow got the army to take him. They must need more targets. ADD, alcoholic, misc drug abuse, broken home, h.s. dropout, kid at 18, etc...
Forum: Business 04-03-2009, 01:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,216
Posted By Curb Guy
If you have a lien on the house, you will...

If you have a lien on the house, you will eventually get your money, with interest. Anybody had success this way?
Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-29-2009, 02:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,817
Posted By Curb Guy
My average job is $300. I need 10 new jobs a...

My average job is $300. I need 10 new jobs a week. I quote every night and all day on Saturday. I am very affordable, but my g.p. is 75%, so it seems to be working. Just had my 10 year...
Forum: Online Leads Services 03-29-2009, 02:14 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 25,021
Posted By Curb Guy
ServiceMagic sucks. Was told to expect a 10%...

ServiceMagic sucks. Was told to expect a 10% close rate. I told her my current rate is 80%. She said I was a lier. How old are their referals? Did a job for a customer in 2007. Signed up with...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-29-2009, 01:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,673
Posted By Curb Guy
The customers that come to my booth are...

The customers that come to my booth are specifically interested in my specialty. I don't give out candy, pens, or other crap. They look at my product samples, big 8x11 digital before and after...
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