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Old April 22nd, 2008, 07:33 PM   #21
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you mean when you have to pay other peoples' labor, the price goes up? huh, strange concept...
He was comparing a companies product to one we built in a garage. Ya theirs probably looks better, but you can build a nice one for less. That was all my point was.

Most racks on the market are over $400. If you build your own stuff, that $300 can go a long ways.
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Old April 22nd, 2008, 09:25 PM   #22
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I've been thinking about making and selling them. I have made a few of them. They have all turned out pretty well so far. That one, even with both of us working on it took most of a day.
why i didnt post how much it cost...
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Old April 22nd, 2008, 09:42 PM   #23
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If I were to make and sell them, theyd be around $200-$250. I'd like to make a bunch, I am just too busy right now with vinyl work and regular job. Maybe when stuff slows down a bit. I've built three of them. James's turned out the best so far.

Here is the 2nd one I built. no pic of 1st but it was ugly anyways.
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Old April 29th, 2008, 04:46 PM   #24
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Well, since I am unemployed now....I may build a few of these or some bumpers for some people. Anyone need anything?
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Old May 2nd, 2008, 11:38 AM   #26
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Going into business huh?
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Not really...just want to make sure my family is alright until I get another job. If I start building some stuff and people like it, it is a future possibility. I don't think though, that I would just build a standard bumper and sell it. I think I would stick to just doing custom stuff. More built to order kinda work.
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Old May 3rd, 2008, 12:56 AM   #28
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Well, since I am unemployed now....I may build a few of these or some bumpers for some people. Anyone need anything?
Nickle say what??? Thought you just got a J.O.B.?
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Old May 3rd, 2008, 12:11 PM   #29
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Nickle say what??? Thought you just got a J.O.B.?
Ya, I did but I got F.I.R.E.D., lol. I messed up on a job. Wasn't really my fault. They knew I'd never done it before and I had no blueprint or anything to go off of. I went off what one of the partners told me to do but I guess it wasn't right.

I got something else lined up anyways, back in the automotive field. I'll leave the landscaping to someone else and do what I know. I should know mid week.
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