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  1. #40
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    Since 85. And about to start my own one man show!

  2. #41
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    started out with dad when he was moonlighting, i remember doing installs out of the trunk of a sedan de'ville........

    worked summers and weekends from the time he started the business in '73.

    salaried employee while in high school, $40 bucks a week whether i worked or not.

    i think i wuz screwed on that deal.

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    The Bill of Rights ARTICLE II "The Right of the People to Keep and Bear Arms Shall NOT be Infringed".
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    I started in 1951 ...


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    "Nothing else can poison our culture, corrupt our society or ruin the character of our people like unearned money or unearned opportunity." -- James R. Cook

    "Fooling around with alternating current is just a waste of time. Nobody will use it, ever." Thomas Edison, 1889.

  6. #45
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    Quote Originally Posted by vmc1161 View Post
    I started in 1951 ...


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    I bow before the champ!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ball a/c View Post
    I bow before the champ!
    I cheated ... I was born in 1951 ...but technically that's when I started, it just took 18 years to get really going ...

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    "Nothing else can poison our culture, corrupt our society or ruin the character of our people like unearned money or unearned opportunity." -- James R. Cook

    "Fooling around with alternating current is just a waste of time. Nobody will use it, ever." Thomas Edison, 1889.

  8. #47
    Quote Originally Posted by vmc1161 View Post
    I started in 1951 ...


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    He started pooping his pants back then...........he will probably be doing it again before long.
    Hey cockroach, don't bug me!

    www.AskTheDiceman.com

    www.TheColdConspiracy.com

    www.Pennwood-HVAC.Com

    Bring Em Home....

  9. #48
    Here, look how young I started in the trades. There are laws against this now.
    This is 1953.
    Me and my twin bro, I am the cute one.
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    Hey cockroach, don't bug me!

    www.AskTheDiceman.com

    www.TheColdConspiracy.com

    www.Pennwood-HVAC.Com

    Bring Em Home....

  10. #49
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    Quote Originally Posted by Diceman View Post
    Here, look how young I started in the trades. There are laws against this now.
    This is 1953.Me and my twin bro, I am the cute one with the phallic symbol in my hand.


    Some things will never change ...


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    "Nothing else can poison our culture, corrupt our society or ruin the character of our people like unearned money or unearned opportunity." -- James R. Cook

    "Fooling around with alternating current is just a waste of time. Nobody will use it, ever." Thomas Edison, 1889.

  11. #50
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    since 96'. did new construction for 4yrs., do retro inst/replacement. still does'nt get old, most of the time. learning service though. not sure if i like packing & unpacking tools 8 to 10 x's aday. whats a matchbook? lol.

  12. #51
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    since 98 do a little bit of everything.

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    26 years
    4 generations of family biz. I was born to do this and love it.

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