[TechAssist] Re: **** Notice!!!!!

Gee! I always thought you were supposed to go down with your ship.
Jerry Silverman
Greentron Inc
4 Newland Ave
Greenville SC 29609
864 232 3889
Fax 271 2080
mailto:greentron@xxxxxxx
----- Original Message -----
From: "electronicrepair" <electronicrepair@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 2004 12:36 AM
Subject: [TechAssist] Re: **** Notice!!!!!


> Let me put in my 2 cents. I saw the writing on the wall a few years ago
when
> the prices of the TV sets were nose-diving down.
> I started thinking that I had been in this business since 1972, the TV
> business was very good to me, and I love it, but the writing was on the
wall
> and the way things were going, retiring from this business was not going
to
> happen, so I decided to find full time employment in a different field.
> I started taking classes on PLC and in the industrial electrical field, so
a
> couple years ago I got a job as an industrial electrician in a large plant
> here with descent pay and great benefits, I also do TV repair as a par
time
> business, for me this worked out great
> Thanks, Mark
> Electronic Repair Services
> 48 W. James st.
> Lancaster, PA 17603
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "LeRoy Westlund" <llw@xxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 2004 12:08 AM
> Subject: [TechAssist] Re: **** Notice!!!!!
>
>
> > Walter,
> > I was checking out a Cosco store the other day,...and seeing all the new
> > TVs, and new Technology sets on the market,...it's no wonder why people
> have
> > stopped bringing their old TVs in for repair, and just buying new.
> > Yes,...the prices are still high on the HDTV sets, but, they won't stay
> that
> > way for long. I don't think we will ever be able to make much money from
> > trying to repair these new sets,...even when they are out of warrenty.
You
> > guys that have managed to keep some ASC status on some brands might have
a
> > chance,....but,...the rest of us are "bound to be doomed".
> > I hate telling it like it is,....but,....we have to think about our
> future,
> > and make some changes. We are on our own in this respect,....the service
> > associations, and the manufacturers offer NO help,...and don't really
give
> a
> > dam what happens to us,...and that's a fact.
> >
> > LLW
> >
> > LeRoy Westlund
> > Westlund TV & Electronics
> > 97 North Main                                "Where there's a will,...
> > Centerfield, UT 84622-0087           There's always a way."
> > Ph./Fax  435-528-3822
> > mailto:LLW@xxxxxxxxxx
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: walter wood <wwood_38478@xxxxxxxxx>
> > To: techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Date: Tuesday, March 30, 2004 1:25 PM
> > Subject: [TechAssist] Re: **** Notice!!!!!
> >
> >
> > >Larry, I understand that 2006 has been mandated,
> > >but HD was supposed to have been reality years ago.
> > >As I understand it, NO non HD set will work (this
> > >includes the HD monitors) once everything is being
> > >broadcast in HD, EXCEPT that an HD converter box is
> > >used.
> > >All the box will do is extend the life of the NON
> > >HD tv.
> > >It will NOT put a HD picture on the screen.
> > >Now, how many $300 boxes are people going to buy to
> > >put on $100 wally world tvs?
> > >Remember also that although HD is digital, being
> > >digital does NOT make it HD.
> > >Walter
> > >--- larry <schntv@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > >> true, but!
> > >> digital tv may make these 3 year or older tv
> > >> useless.
> > >> i am under the impression they wont work after
> > >> 2007.
> > >> is this true?
> > >> Larry
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> Tel-Tek wrote:
> > >>
> > >> > John;
> > >> > Most likely
> > >> > Most of us will retire or die off with our
> > >> Customer base.
> > >> > Older people will hold onto their Console TV's
> > >> and Stereos. If parts are
> > >> > available, they will have them repaired.
> > >> > I could take the year off, but December Older
> > >> Folks want their Phonographs
> > >> > working, lay on a good supply of needles, some
> > >> WD40, some lube, and idler
> > >> > tires. You are good to go. Keep in mind that
> > >> most are on a fixed Income, and
> > >> > keep it Kosher.;-)
> > >> >
> > >> > -Ed-
> > >> > Tel-Tek Electronics
> > >> > Ontario-Canada
> > >> > teltek3@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> > >> >
> > >> > ----- Original Message -----
> > >> > From: "John at Main TV"
> > >> <maintv2004@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > >> > To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > >> > Sent: Monday, March 29, 2004 7:12 PM
> > >> > Subject: [TechAssist] Re: **** Notice!!!!!
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> >>I, too, have noticed the aging of the service
> > >> industry.  We have 3
> > >> >>technicians.  The owner is aged 69 ( and still
> > >> makes pick-ups and
> > >> >>deliveries).  The second is aged 65 and I am
> > >> aged 57 (the youngster).  We
> > >> >>are wondering if we can hang on until hi-def
> > >> becomes common.   John.
> > >> >>
> > >> >>John Mielke
> > >> >>Main TV
> > >> >>636 main St.
> > >> >>Longmont, Co
> > >> >>phone 303 776 6955
> > >> >>fax  303 776 0792
> > >> >>maintv2004@xxxxxxxxxxx
> > >> >>----- Original Message -----
> > >> >>From: "Doug Keller" <dek@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > >> >>To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > >> >>Sent: Monday, March 29, 2004 9:59 AM
> > >> >>Subject: [TechAssist] Re: **** Notice!!!!!
> > >> >>
> > >> >>
> > >> >>
> > >> >>>Is it just me, or is everyone on this list a
> > >> "mature" (for lack of a
> > >> >>>better word) technician. Is anyone on this
> > >> list under, say, 30? Is no
> > >> >>>one young even getting into this business? I
> > >> will state, in my opinion,
> > >> >>>that if they DON'T get into this that in
> > >> itself is a plus to their
> > >> >>>success in life.
> > >> >>>
> > >> >>>Doug Keller
> > >> >>>Wis-Kel Electronics
> > >> >>>101 Freeland Ave.
> > >> >>>Terra Alta, WV
> > >> >>>USA        26764
> > >> >>>dek@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > >> >>>dek@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > >> >>>http://www.tech-assist.org
> > >> >>>"Learn from the mistakes of others, because
> > >> you
> > >> >>>won't live long enough to make them all
> > >> yourself"
> > >> >>>
> > >> >>>
> > >> >>>
> > >> >>>
> > >> >>>
> > >> >>>Kevin Harris wrote:
> > >> >>>
> > >> >>>
> > >> >>>>Happy Birthday JAY   (sir)
> > >> >>>>always respect my elders
> > >> >>>>(you beat me, i turn 50 in october)
> > >>
> > >>>>>*************************************************
> > >> >>>>Kevin Harris
> > >> >>>>kharris@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > >> >>>>800-638-3328 x1241
> > >> >>>>Tritronics Inc.
> > >> >>>>Authorized parts for
> > >> >>
> > >>
> > >>>Aiwa,Denon,Hitachi,JVC,NAP,RCA,Sanyo,Sony,Toshiba,Zenith
> > >> >>
> > >>
> >
>
>>>*************************************************************************
> > **
> > >> >>********************
> > >> >>
> > >> >>>> ----- Original Message -----
> > >> >>>> From: Doug Keller
> > >> >>>> To: techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > >> >>>> Sent: Monday, March 29, 2004 7:37 AM
> > >> >>>> Subject: [TechAssist] **** Notice!!!!!
> > >> >>>>
> > >> >>>> Your webmaster Jay hits the big 50 today!
> > >> (donations may be made to
> > >> >
> > >> > the
> > >> >
> > >> >>>> "Old-Fogie Retired Techs Home, Walla-Walla,
> > >> Washington) *laughs*
> > >> >>>>
> > >> >>>> --
> > >> >>>> Doug Keller
> > >> >>>> Wis-Kel Electronics
> > >> >>>> 101 Freeland Ave.
> > >> >>>> Terra Alta, WV
> > >> >>>> USA        26764
> > >> >>>> dek@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > >> >>>> dek@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > >> >>>> http://www.tech-assist.org
> > >> >>>> "Learn from the mistakes of others, because
> > >> you
> > >> >>>> won't live long enough to make them all
> > >> yourself"
> > >> >>>>
> > >> >>>>
> > >> >>>>
> > >> >>>>
> > >> >>>
> > >> >>
> > >>
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> > >Walter Wood
> > >Future Tech Home Center
> > >2786 Hwy. 43 N.
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> > >Fax 931-829-4044
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