[TechAssist] Re: 19 inch portables

LeRoy, Paul lives in Grover Beach Ca.
He has the same problem that I do.
The program puts the Addy. at the very bottom of
the posts.
I don't know how to fix it.
Walter
--- LeRoy Westlund <llw@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Don't tell us anything you don't want
> to,...but,...maybe you could give us a
> hint where you live ?
> ;-)
> 
> LLW
> 
> LeRoy Westlund
> Westlund TV & Electronics
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> always a way."
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul <dntwntv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Monday, April 19, 2004 1:33 PM
> Subject: [TechAssist] Re: 19 inch portables
> 
> 
> >I hate to tell you this but I get $45.00
> diagnostic fee up front, applied
> to repair, on all TV/VCR or DVD combos.10" and
> up. If it isn't worth that to
> the customer then it isn't worth it to me either.
> Yes I hear the same "I can
> buy a new one at W.M. for ----.  As with most of
> these discussions, we know
> all areas of the 50 states are not the same. I
> can buy a house in many parts
> of the country for $100,000 or less. The median
> price for houses in the area
> where I live is $400,000. Not because they are
> worth it but because that is
> what the market will bare. I obviously do not
> live in a median priced home.
> The point is that there are many factors in the
> equation of trying to
> survive. Because I charge more than someone else
> doesn't make it a standard
> for anyone else. My expenses are more than many
> others. I am struggling like
> everyone else to stay afloat. I wish it were
> different and we could all make
> a decent living where ever we may live. But that
> is only a dream and not
> reality
> > .
> > Paul
> >peggs <peggs@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:No one will
> pay an estimate fee of $25(my
> usual) on a VCR,DVD,13" or 19" tv.
> >$29.99 for a VCR or DVD around here,cheapy
> yes,but $29.99 none-the-less.
> >
> >I don't charge est. on these lower priced
> things,but don't waste a lot of
> >time in 'em either.
> >BUT,if I can fix a 19" set in an hour and make
> $50,I'll do it.
> >
> >Peggs
> >
> >At 11:14 AM 4/19/04, Phil Bader wrote:
> >>I still get 13" TVCRs, 13 and 19-20 " TVs. I
> manage to get 60-100.00
> range.
> >>if you guys stuck to your guns and collected a
> diagnisis fee up front,
> >>you would nail most all those repairs with few
> turn downs.
> >>A 13-20" TV in the door: $25.00 up front
> diagnostic fee (applied to
> >>their OKd repair).
> >>A 25-32" set: $39.00 fee up front.
> >>A 13-27" TVCR combi: $39.00 fee.
> >>VCR $25.00 fee.
> >>Typical VCR repair: (maintanence,timing,etc)
> $49.00 - 25.00 dep. Bal
> >>due: 24.00. That customer will go 24.00 tp not
> lose the VCR and 25.00.
> >>They "see" the bal due, folks. Not deceptive,
> just covering our expenses.
> >>A 27" TV typical bill: 79.00 labor+ 49.00
> parts= 128.00 +(6.5% tax)
> >>8.32= $136.32 total. Less 39.00 deposit: 97.32
> due.
> >> The customer cannot buy a NICE DEPENDABLE WELL
> BUILT 27" TV for less
> >>than a hundred bucks.
> >> I've added up all my month's small 25.00 fees
> on the "turn downs" and
> >>they easily paid ,say, my phone bill, or
> electric,etc in a month.
> >>I hear a lot of sad stories out there about
> cheapo sets driving down the
> >>business. Be an honest salesman! Explain
> truthfully what you know as
> >>gospel: Theat customers older set that had a
> good picture before it went
> >>down, and only one failure in the ten years is
> worth TRYING to save, if
> >>possible. The result is a sturdy piece of
> equipement that will survive
> >>until he decides to get an HDTV AFTER the
> prices drop to more reasonable
> >>amount.
> >>Just EXPLAIN for five minutes and they usually
> will see the lifgt.
> >>There's always the guy who thinks c**p is just
> as good as quality
> >>items,just less money, no matter what, but
> that's not a general view. I
> >>say, "there's a 5.00 plastic Walmart hand bag,
> and there's a leather
> >>75.00 hand bag. Both bags that hold the same
> stuff, but that's where the
> >>similarity ends... Paint a word picture!
> >>Oh, God, there I go again. Sorry, guys.
> >>My 2 cents...
> >>BTW I seem to stay swamped with 10-15 yr old
> sets, many are 20-25". AND
> >>FEW RETURNS!. (I'm thorough in shop)
> >>Not rich by any means... But busy, and have a
> few $$$.
> >>Phil Bader
> >>
> >>becyn wrote:
> >>
> >> >yep, thats about it. At least you can save
> the money that you might
> spend on
> >> >a gym. ;-)
> >> >
> >> >Jim McVey
> >> >McVey Alltronix
> >> >327 Broadway
> >> >Newburgh Ny 12550
> >> >ph: 845 561 8383
> >> >fx: 845 561 9017
> >> >Consumer electronics &
> >> >computer service.
> >> >Factory authorized for
> >> >over twenty brands.
> >> >----- Original Message -----
> >> >From: "Jay"
> >> >To:
> >> >Sent: Monday, April 19, 2004 12:46 PM
> >> >Subject: [TechAssist] 19 inch portables
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >>Hello,
> >> >> Just wondering if this applies to most. I
> used to get a lot of 19 inch
> >> >>televisions in for repair monthly. Now I
> rarely get one a month. Still
> >> >>get 25 inch and up but anything smaller
> seems to be a thing of the past
> >> >>in this area. I guess I will have to lift
> weights and get in shape for
> >> >>the bigger units and stay where the money is
> for now.
> >> >>Jay-Jay's TV
> >> >>Clarksburg, WV
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >>
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> >>Philip Bader
> >>Jan Phyl TV Inc. (estab. 1976)
> >>3420 Recker Hwy. Winter Haven, Fl. 33880
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