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whatever guys. i will be in this business for a very long time. you guys overcharge for everything. its about
6:30pm i am still working. at lease i'm makeing money.
too many hater.. i charge whatever is fair for me and my
customer for life.
Can somone google slow and give me a definition? cause i do not know what slow is. i challange ANYONE here let me run your company for 2 months andrfor under $2000 in marketing I will run a circle around what your doing now! :)
everytime when i drop my prices to get customer i should
be out of business, i don't think so guys. the one that overcharge customer should be out of business.
shop A charge $200. shop B charge $150. same glass,same lifetime warranty on work. which shop do u think get the
job guys. my work is good as you guys. i don't shortcut on install just to let you no that. my new customer always tell there frend and family about my shop.
Bachman please try to get your weak self-esteem under control and stop pumping yourself of to bigger then life proportions. You are a legend in your own mind, please stop boring me with your illusions of how great you are.
if u have to give a windshield away for 150.00 then u should kick ur self in the butt, because that's what ur doing. i don't have a windshield in stock i will do for less than 225.00 and i have installed quite a few today. just went out last week and picked-up a new account and have replace 6 of those. that's in between my regular customers. it's people like u that's makes the ins. co's. day.
Are you guys running business', or non-profit charities. It sounds like some of you guys need to get some goals and a put budget together that allows you to price your services for a reasonable profit. The United Way is doing just fine without your help. I dont understand the negative view of companies that operate at a healthy profit margin, thats what we are here for. Does your family deserve less just because you are willing to settle for it?
If you can install a w/s for $150.00 you 1. Must not have insurance. 2. Must not be using urethane.3.must be working out of your station wagon. 4. must be buying your glass from FYG for $30 a pop. 5. you dont have any employees.
you don't even no me sir. i am one man shop,yes i'm bonded 2million insurance. i have '03tacoma ext/cab brand new paid cash $17000 out the door,also have insurance for my truck. my glass is pilkington glass that's oem if you don't no that.
lmfao ag i got 15+ 04 & up express vans on the road and 5 office people, and more insurance than you can shake a stick at, and fyi ah/g dood FYG makes a **** load of ppg product. fyg is oem in honda,vw, etc.. and if you know where we can get for $30 a pop brother point me there! I will commit to 20 pallets of fyg 2064's that have a honda logo on them for $30 a pop all day long!!!
FYG is a **** fine company. and i will put there 2064 up against a ppg any day! we do not make it a practice to use fyg but its not the **** you make it out to be!
Come on now ,I never said FYG was bad , I install FW2259gbn from FYG they cost me $45 . I was just trying to figure out how ag could stay in biz with doing $150 install (unless he does 40 installs a day ). I just cant imagine working that hard anymore .
By the way I started out as a repair only biz than after about a yr or 2 I bought my dad out( due to cancer he cant work any more) at one point in time my wife and i had 5 locations 3 in Oklahoma , 1 in Beloit, wisconsin (born and Raised )and 1in texas even bought out one of my ex employers . I too used to do installs for $100- $150 but learned real fast that I had to work my self and my crew 2 to three times harder than other companies to make the same amount. I ended up having to close the store in beloit and 2 in oklahoma. I have a family member ( uncle ) that runs the oklahoma store and I run the texas store. We dont do any installs for under $210.00.
Now if you can make money doing mobile only $150 installs with the gas prices as they are and COGS as they are and you dont have any come backs than good for you but I my self just dont see it.
Even this compay called Bachman charges $195 for a 04 dodge p/u w/s i can under stand that a litle better than $150 (not much better but)
I didnt mean to hurt anybodys feelings and i will only say nice things about a/g from now own.
By the by Bachman I like the snagled tooth A/G tech on you web site thats funny
don't get mad guys,i charge same price on '04 dodge crew-cab lof or ppg.inshop only. big w/s. one man install. i don't do any mobile anymore just inshop. i no in my area i **** off lots of people,this is a free country. good old USA I LOVE America.also i am an american citizen too
The 1512 is a big ole SOB.. but atleast not as iggnorant as a 1529! what a dumb design great work on a buncha crap ford! :) We use the lil buddy, and i got some people here that are just nuts I got a guy who puts the glue on a 1454 windshield and 1 man sets it how the hell he does it no clue!
w/s 1529 did one two wks ago. setting w/s is easy,just that****moulding,have hard time takeing it off. finally made a my own tool that will take off the moulding.i don't like doing big w/s either takes too much of my time.