[TechAssist] Re: 19 inch portables

with the prices on these things,and the amount of 'sets'(tv,monitor,vcr,dvd)
you just knew sonner or later we'd be paying to dispose of 'em.
$15.00 is a little steep for a 25" set though,how much to dispose of a tire ???

Peggs

At 10:44 AM 4/19/04, MDileo0000@xxxxxxx wrote:
>  I now give a meet or beat estimate on the phone to try and pull a few easy
>repairs in. Few people are willing to make a repair on sets 25 inch or 
>under. I
>am seeing very few combo's 19 inch and smaller. Even the 27's are way down.
>My last year gross thru April was just under $5000. This year it is less than
>$2000. I closed my retail and repair shop in '98 in Portland, Maine, our
>largest city, and semi-retired now working at home in a small town of 
>about <10,000
>including outlying areas.
>  The town dump now imposes a $15.00 disposal fee on 25's and smaller and
>$30.00 for larger sets. TV's are starting to show up on the roadside.
>
>Dominic DiLeo
>Atlantic TV
>Freeport, Maine
>~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>In a message dated 4/19/04 12:49:35 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
>techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx writes:
>
><< 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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