[TechAssist] Re: When I grow out....I wanna be a....

That's a Crime. Someone better put a plug in it now. These jobs will never
come back.

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Tel-Tek Electronics
Ontario-Canada

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "LeRoy Westlund" <llw@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 2004 1:41 PM
Subject: [TechAssist] Re: When I grow out....I wanna be a....


> Wall-mart, and Home Depot will soon be the only business left in Utah,
also.
> Geneva steel in Orem, Ut has closed also for the same reasons as the mills
> in Pa.. China even purchased some of their huge furnaces, from a
bankruptcy
> deal.
>
> 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: Intrepid Video Support <support@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Wednesday, March 31, 2004 8:21 AM
> Subject: [TechAssist] Re: When I grow out....I wanna be a....
>
>
> >Mark,
> >Prepare for the same situation Wyeth Labs employees are in...major
> layoffs...same with Armstrong
> >Industries.
> >Lancaster county is not looking too good....
> >Keep the repair business as it will be better than nothing if the plant
you
> are with starts laying off
> >people
> >Unless your name is Wal-mart, it is starting to seem that PA is not the
> place to have a business anymore.
> >They're having trouble revitalizing the steel mill in town here...even
> after it has been bought out last
> >year.
> >
> >Jeff Dougherty
> >Intrepid Video TV/VCR
> >263 S Front St
> >Steelton PA 17113
> >fax...717-564-4952
> >www.intrepid-video.com www.tech-repair.net
> >
> >----- 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
> >| > >> >>
> >| > >>
> >| >
> >|
>
>>>>************************************************************************
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> >| > **
> >| > >> >>********************
> >| > >> >>
> >| > >> >>>> ----- 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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