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by ghost rider
October 29th, 2019, 7:30 am
Forum: Business Development
Topic: Build Customer Base
Replies: 6
Views: 1593

Re: Build Customer Base

Could you give some examples of FLEET accounts? Like used car lots? I use three categories for my customer base. 1. Retail. Cash and insurance customers. 2. Resale vehicles. Independent used car lots. New car dealer lots. New truck dealer lots. 3. Fleets. Any person or company that owns multiple ve...
by ghost rider
August 30th, 2019, 4:36 am
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: Filled chip in windshield - outer edges not filled
Replies: 9
Views: 772

Re: Filled chip in windshield - outer edges not filled

Yes, the day I did it it was completely dry outside. Florida tends to get muggy at night so maybe moisture got in? Not sure. Is it possible to drill and refill? Should I take it to a pro? OK I'm guessing by what you said that you did not do a dry out procedure to the damage, so yes I think there wa...
by ghost rider
August 29th, 2019, 4:58 am
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: Filled chip in windshield - outer edges not filled
Replies: 9
Views: 772

Re: Filled chip in windshield - outer edges not filled

Looks like you left some moisture in the damage. Did you dry the break before repairing?
by ghost rider
August 29th, 2019, 4:55 am
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: Curing under pressure
Replies: 14
Views: 1910

Re: Curing under pressure

Novus used to teach curing under pressure. They don't teach it anymore. Why did they stop?

I consider curing under pressure a waste of time and I'm getting too old to waste time so I don't do it.
by ghost rider
July 28th, 2019, 5:24 am
Forum: Business Development
Topic: Question for Mobile Repairmen: What Do You Do in Cooler Climates?
Replies: 2
Views: 451

Re: Question for Mobile Repairmen: What Do You Do in Cooler Climates?

Hey all, Quick question for those of you who primarily do mobile WSR, what do you guys do when it gets cold & snowy (assuming you dont have a shop to do the repairs in)? Short answer... Keep working! I have never liked doing repairs in any type of precipitation but the temp never stopped me me from...
by ghost rider
July 7th, 2019, 5:42 am
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: Curing under pressure
Replies: 14
Views: 1910

Re: Curing under pressure

Why would you cure under pressure? This must be a new procedure? Curing under pressure is not new. Some people cure under pressure because they can't or don't know how to remove all of the air and/or moisture from the damage. Pressure from the resin will force the damage to look filled by compressi...
by ghost rider
April 6th, 2019, 5:20 am
Forum: Business Development
Topic: Parking lot Chip Repair protocol
Replies: 7
Views: 1691

Re: Parking lot Chip Repair protocol

SGC is the only TPA I've had a problem with. I ask the customer to tell a little fib and say the repair hasn't been started yet. Never had a problem with that. A couple times the customer screwed up and said the repair was already done, they will still pay but they want a faxed invoice and charge an...
by ghost rider
February 7th, 2019, 9:38 am
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: Side Glass Repair?
Replies: 4
Views: 896

Re: Side Glass Repair?

Yes, the repair is the same, pretty much. You need to compensate for the glass being more vertical. It's a little harder to keep the resin at the end of the injector depending on what equipment you're using. I have not had any problems billing insurance, just specify laminated side glass.
by ghost rider
February 7th, 2019, 9:31 am
Forum: Business Development
Topic: Build Customer Base
Replies: 6
Views: 1593

Re: Build Customer Base

Screenman pretty much said it all with "knocking on doors". Talk to everyone who will listen. Don't assume anyone is not a customer until he proves he isn't. Once you get in that door you need to show what you can do for them. You need to set yourself apart from your competition. I got most of my ac...
by ghost rider
January 14th, 2019, 7:07 am
Forum: Windshield Repair
Topic: HELP Hand problems
Replies: 12
Views: 1749

Re: HELP Hand problems

Mine start out as little bumps like you said, then turn into blisters, then just raw skin. I quit wearing gloves, they just seemed to make it worse. Tried many different types of gloves, still had better luck not wearing any and just being careful not to get any resin on me and washing my hands and ...