[TechAssist] Re: RCA ASC Update:

Doug,
Is that including your building?
I rent, so this is $1 Mill liability, $2 aggregate and something like $50k for 
property, mine and
customers.
Jeff
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263 S Front St, Steelton PA 17113
717-939-7708; (F) 717-564-4952
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Doug Keller" <dek@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, May 25, 2004 7:12 AM
Subject: [TechAssist] Re: RCA ASC Update:


$500??????? Mine is now almost $1500 a year.

Doug Keller
Wis-Kel Electronics
101 Freeland Ave.
Terra Alta, WV
USA        26764
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Intrepid Video Support wrote:

>If you have a store front, you need liability...what if someone fell inside 
>your store, or you got robbed
>and all the repaired units were stolen, or worse yet, you had a fire?
>At $500 a year, the peace of mind is well worth it.
>Jeff
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>Intrepid Video TV/VCR Repair
>263 S Front St, Steelton PA 17113
>717-939-7708; (F) 717-564-4952
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>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Technotronic Dimensions" <steve@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: Monday, May 24, 2004 12:15 PM
>Subject: [TechAssist] Re: RCA ASC Update:
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>
>Doug:
>
>          Dunno bout that. These Larger ones Like RCA and NAP seem to have
>too much bureaucratic overhead going on to make any exceptions. RCA wants
>you to own just about every type of Test Equipment that out there before you
>can even submit the Application. Like someone else wrote, its mainly because
>they want you to do all the 1st time Failures which is not Cost Effective at
>all......especially if you just took out a loan for all the Test Equipment
>they want you to have, you wind up working for free alot of the time, and if
>you have a storefront with overhead,  good luck !
>
>          Another interesting one is Samsung. Only thing Stopping me is the
>Manditory Insurance. Yet another Expense we are to bear. Having that
>Conflicts with the Idea that you are a Skilled and Professional Servicer. I
>suppose there are some shops who it would come in handy if they are scared
>of making a huge Blunder on a repair, but I never will take a Job if I feel
>I cannot do it right in the 1st Place. Some of the larger cities have a Law
>that requires Insurance too. This is one of the idiocy ideas that the rest
>of the World must adopt the methods of Large Cities, because some people
>there have plundered or Scammed people in the past.  No one gets a Fresh
>Start because of what some moron did back in X,Y,Z.....its absurd, and now
>you begin to see what these Stupid Laws are doing to the Industries they
>were intended to protect. They were Short Term Solutions at best.
>
>Steve Hearns
>Technotronic Dimensions, NY [USA]
>WWW.TECHNOTRONIC-DIMENSIONS.COM
>1-877-817-9885 (Voice / Fax Toll Free - US Only)
>
>
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Doug Keller" <dek@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: Monday, May 24, 2004 11:54 AM
>Subject: [TechAssist] Re: RCA ASC Update:
>
>
>Don't worry about it. When they get desparate enough for servicers, they
>will relax their requirements. Too many shops are closing their doors.
>
>
>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"
>
>
>
>
>
>armando guerra wrote:
>
>
>
>>Thanks to all the reply's on becoming an rca asc.I downloaded the
>>app.from the rca website and there are quite a few
>>requirements,i.e.chipper-check which I don't have and just a few more as
>>far as equipment is concerned.I talked to a rca rep.and he mentioned
>>that the new chipper-check is now going to cost about $500.00.Also,the
>>service lit. is about $300.00.yearly.The thing that has me worried is
>>that he say's that I have to buy all the parts myself and that they will
>>reinburse me at the wholesale price when I file the claim.What about if
>>the claim is rejected for some reason.I get stuck with all this expense.
>>
>>How about the new HD parts.Can you imagine if I have 3 or 4 sets in here
>>and I have to order parts for all of them.I hear most of the repairs
>>will be board replacement only.
>>I think that I am going to think about all this for a awhile yet before
>>I decide.
>>Mando
>>Birdie's TV & Electronics
>>Casa  Grande,AZ
>>
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