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PostPosted: Sun May 02, 2021 8:52 am    Post subject: Re: How would u fix this? Reply with quote

Welp, did ya fix it?
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 20, 2021 12:42 am    Post subject: Re: How would u fix this? Reply with quote

I think EMPI has pink flamingoes, or was that a bad movie?
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 19, 2021 10:02 am    Post subject: Re: How would u fix this? Reply with quote

Everyone has overlooked the possibility that you are dealing with a defective Flamingo here. The customer might be trying you get you to pay for replacing a piece of junk that was an accident waiting to happen at any time. Evil or Very Mad
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:13 am    Post subject: Re: How would u fix this? Reply with quote

be sure you have a warranty period!!! like 30 seconds or 30 centimeters witch ever comes first.....or you will have to keep doing it for the rest of your life.....yes there are those people out there. it may be cheeper to just buy a new one or ofer them $500 compinsation.and take it out of whoo ever did it's check/pay...or can them and smile. (eye wood can them in a heart beat)
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:36 am    Post subject: Re: How would u fix this? Reply with quote

It is legal to ask them to pay for some portion of the repair. Keep it simple , with cash and receipts , no ďworking for free ď to pay it off. That will get you into trouble.

If itís a problem employee, itís probation or ď welcome to your new career as a customerĒ time. ( Stolen from Loweís)
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 8:46 pm    Post subject: Re: How would u fix this? Reply with quote

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My employee swiped the legs out from below a clients yard art. She wants it fixed. Isnt real picky about how but wants it back in the yard by jobs end. Itís some cheap ass brass alloy from China. Local welder said no luck. Another guy quoted me $600. Iím considering some repair involving jb weld. Not even sure thatís gonna work. Whadayathink?
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Step one, Fire Employee
You don't want a thief on your payroll going from job to job, stealing from your customers.


I think he means his employee hit the thing with a lawnmower or some sort which knocked the legs off the giant bronze shrimp eating bird. Although it would be a bit comical to see said employee trying to randomly stash two bird legs.

I'm to invested in this, AZ Landscaper. Hope it works out for ya, gotta agree with letting customer handle repairs and pass the bill along to you(or employee later). Will cost more but will put the issue behind you.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 8:25 pm    Post subject: Re: How would u fix this? Reply with quote

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My employee swiped the legs out from below a clients yard art. She wants it fixed. Isnt real picky about how but wants it back in the yard by jobs end. Itís some cheap ass brass alloy from China. Local welder said no luck. Another guy quoted me $600. Iím considering some repair involving jb weld. Not even sure thatís gonna work. Whadayathink?
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Step one, Fire Employee
You don't want a thief on your payroll going from job to job, stealing from your customers.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 7:50 pm    Post subject: Re: How would u fix this? Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 5:31 pm    Post subject: Re: How would u fix this? Reply with quote

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Is it legal to expect my employee to pay for a share of this? Id be more than happy to see this happen. This guy has been on a tare lately. He should be feeling some of this in his wallet. Maybe feeling the pain would end his carelessness.

it's certainly legal for you to fire your employee for negligence or failure to perform their duties as prescribed by you, the business owner.
i would approach this conversation with this in mind.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 7:42 am    Post subject: Re: How would u fix this? Reply with quote

AZ Landshaper wrote:
Is it legal to expect my employee to pay for a share of this? Id be more than happy to see this happen. This guy has been on a tare lately. He should be feeling some of this in his wallet. Maybe feeling the pain would end his carelessness.

That would be a question for your lawyer and/or insurance company. It sounds to me like a good way to lose an employee.

As for the original question, I would bring it to a competent metal shop and see what they say. Trying some kind of repair on your own would only make it worse. Suck up the cost and claim it on your insurance.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 7:35 am    Post subject: Re: How would u fix this? Reply with quote

Is it legal to expect my employee to pay for a share of this? Id be more than happy to see this happen. This guy has been on a tare lately. He should be feeling some of this in his wallet. Maybe feeling the pain would end his carelessness.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 5:18 am    Post subject: Re: How would u fix this? Reply with quote

Have client fix it to her satisfaction and send you bill. Thatís ends the cycle of dis( re) pair.

Sit down with employee and discuss who is paying what share to mutual satisfaction.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 4:12 am    Post subject: Re: How would u fix this? Reply with quote

Erik G, excellent video, thanks for posting this and the link for the rods. I'm impressed this was done with low temp rods without damaging the project. I've never tried it and she sure made it look easy. I guess I'll keep what I break now. Erik G, can you post your work.

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how about that fake weld stuff? I repaired a rear view mirror arm with it, the kind you use a torch with.


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this type stuff

https://www.harborfreight.com/8-piece-low-temperature-aluminum-welding-rods-44810.html

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 17, 2021 9:33 pm    Post subject: Re: How would u fix this? Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 17, 2021 7:21 pm    Post subject: Re: How would u fix this? Reply with quote

Zundfolge1432 wrote:
Never seen a bronze flamingo, Iíd go ahead and shoot it pink.


Curiosity got the better of me... Apparently a bronze (sadly not pink) can be had for a measley $1300.

https://www.houzz.com/pvp/flamingo-looking-back-br...koQAvD_BwE
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 17, 2021 5:41 pm    Post subject: Re: How would u fix this? Reply with quote

Never seen a bronze flamingo, Iíd go ahead and shoot it pink.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 17, 2021 12:36 pm    Post subject: Re: How would u fix this? Reply with quote

I guess we will never know.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 17, 2021 10:57 am    Post subject: Re: How would u fix this? Reply with quote

Non-VW photo was removed from the gallery so it went dead

Post it on imgur.com or somewhere
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 17, 2021 5:37 am    Post subject: Re: How would u fix this? Reply with quote

Cannot see picture either, why did your employee steal the legs from the art?
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 16, 2021 7:49 pm    Post subject: Re: How would u fix this? Reply with quote

I cant see a picture but need to know what this giant bird is.

But maybe give the bird a wheel chair if it aint got no legs
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