The Intersection Of Handyman Work And Trucking...

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Marc Lee's Comment
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Took a chance and shared my trucking aspirations and status with a new handyman customer. (Working on one of the 5 or so properties he has purchased in Milwaukee in the last year).

And he says... "Really? I own two trucks!"

No, it doesn't change my plans. But really?

What are the odds?

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PackRat's Comment
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That Volvo looks to have been driven hard and stored wet.

Marc Lee's Comment
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That Volvo looks to have been driven hard and stored wet.

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It's nothing compared to the property!

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PackRat's Comment
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That’s great for you.

Tractor Man's Comment
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I would file a mechanics lien on that job, or get plenty of cash up front. Never trust those Craigslist customers any further than you can kick them down the street!

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HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Marc Lee's Comment
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I would file a mechanics lien on that job, or get plenty of cash up front. Never trust those Craigslist customers any further than you can kick them down the street!

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Thanks Tractor Man!

I have found most of my best clients (and all of my worst nightmares) on CL!

I don't file liens. Only have 10 days as a Primary, doing the work. Easier to sue in small claims court. $5 docketing fee automatically applies liens to ALL PROPERTIES OWNED in the county.

Got E-payment for last two days labor and trip charges before leaving for the day.

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Compared to the morons he fired, I am a G-d to him! Everything in life has risks! With all my "stuff" going on I missed my court date on the one deadbeat I am suing. Motion to reopen in about 10 days!

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HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Marc Lee's Comment
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So beyond the money and challenges to fix all the crap the fired morons did wrong (and yes, being right a lot)... former tenant left a small microwave behind. I think that is how I mentioned my CDL and plans.

Guess who now has (if I don't forget to take it) a perfectly sized truck MW. Hope it works!

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.
Stevo Reno's Comment
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Lol Marc I have 2 MW I put away in my shed I wasn't using thought 'bout sellin' to someone who could use em but NOT now! 1 black Sony? i think other a off white Panasonic perfect truck sizes, so I better just hang on to em now, might be needin' 1 soonish ! lol

Marc Lee's Comment
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Lol Marc I have 2 MW I put away in my shed I wasn't using thought 'bout sellin' to someone who could use em but NOT now! 1 black Sony? i think other a off white Panasonic perfect truck sizes, so I better just hang on to em now, might be needin' 1 soonish ! lol

Yep! Never know when you may need one!

I am currently dealing with issues regarding stuff, storage, new housing situation, etc.. The last thing one could argue I need is a small white MW...

Can't wait to bring it home an test her out!

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I think I will even do tests to figure out differences in times needed to accomplish routine tasks (vs. larger one).

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