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    Posted: 11/August/2012 at 11:36pm
I'm new here...recently laid off.. I want to make some extra cash..kinda tired of trucking.. might be newbie question..but could I purchase a decent portable machine/start up package for $3000? I kinda wanted to test the waters in my area I have over 10grand in savings,for emergencys/advertising,etc..
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That's a tight budget; however, since you are located ibn the States, give us a call at: 734-439-7111  (MI time zone: 9-3 pm) and we'll see if we can help.
 
 
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Thanks ill call tomorrow! I'm interested in a portable or even s bonnet type unit!
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Welcome here. Well, what did ya get Pete? 
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Did you lay out a business plan first Pete, or are you just going from the frying pan into the fire?
It's ORY GUN, not OR A GONE. Learn to talk.
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Well, what did ya get Pete? Or did you decide to lay out a business plan? Stern Smile
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Pete.....if you just got laid off from Truckin'.....you don't need any type of business plan to do carpet cleaning just for extra bucks. I'll tell you what you do, first pretend you're a customer ( either residential or commercial ) call other cleaners and ask a price over the phone ( try to get 5 different quotes ) Now you know the going rate in your area. DON"T MAKE FLYERS ( 1% or less return ) Telemarket all sales, get 5 other students to call for you from their home and pay a commission per sales . If telemarketing has a DO NOT CALL LIST in your state.....Then contact a charity, or church in your area and ask permission to telemarket on their behalf donating 15 to 20 % of profits to them. There you go Pete, Good luck.  I KNOW YOU'LL BE BACK TO TRUCKIN IN LESS THAN A YEAR.....TRUCKIN GETS INTO YOUR BLOOD
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The DNC is a federal, not state by state, list.  You can get around it if you know what you are doing.  I do, legally.
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Don't listen to Nightrider who claims to save you money by using cheap, non-approved chemicals. BUT, LISTEN TO NIGHTRIDER WHEN HE SPEAKS MARKETING...HE IS THE BEST!

The longer you are in this business the faster you will realize that marketing is what it's all about.
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Thanks Ted ( I think ) but I take offense to my ( Chemistry ) Chemical knowledge . Lol  Just because something is not approved, it doesn't make it bad.....unless your wife says so.....then it's a no no. That sofa gets lonely after a few nights.

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Over a Month and Pete hasn't replied. Must be "On the road again", Just can't wait to get on the road again! Or Ed sold him a porty and he's not telling us anything, he is so bizzy! LOL
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He's on the road again, guaranteed. I'm not a trucker but when I get on the open highway, I sometimes wish I was . Getting paid to pick up girls on the side of the road, getting a B.J  by some chick in a tight blouse & Mini Skirt at a truck-stop . Pulling into Vegas and puttin' down a hundred bucks on RED.....oh yeah. I wanna buy myself a Rig.
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Maybe the guy is now pole dancing in Texas.  He wanted to feel a wand in the palm of his hands.  And it might be true that Texans like their women more manly.

Of course, he could be a cross-dresser on the side of the road waiting for another trucker on his way to Vegas.  Better watch out, you might get more than you expected.
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Haha! Hey guys thanks for the responses! I've actaully just found a used rotovac cfx,complete with a 360i, with tile n grout head,hoses,for $3000 used... I think 2500$ is a fair offer? What you guys think? Is this a decent set up?
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