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Old 07-26-2009, 11:57 PM   #41
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That's when you take 360 dollars worth of tools and quit.
Id just take the tools and still work,untill I found another job,why quit when it may be hard to find another job.

The last electrical contractor I worked for would not provide me with a porta-band. I used my sawzall for everything, even tho other guys had them on their trucks, I did not. I finally got one after a plumber was fired, I went on his van and took the porta band and put it on my truck. A few monthe went by and I wrecked my work truck, I had a replacement but the porta band stayed with my personal tools on the different truck. Work got slow and I had to then drive my personal truck to the shop and back, which was 50miles one way, my personal tools and the porta-band were in my personal truck every night. I got told to stay home for a few weeks till work picked back up, it never did. I got the call for permanent lay off. Well the porta band is still with me today, in my garage with all my other personal power tools.
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Old 07-27-2009, 03:03 AM   #42
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That's when you take 360 dollars worth of tools and quit.

Or slash his tires at least.

Oh, and if you do buy a new drill, don't bother bringing it to work so long as you're working for that guy.
Frasbee...you sure think like me
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Yea, I just called him and asked him. He said I will get the money when pigs can fly. I am looking for a new job, until I do I have to deal with this idiot. But I will bite the bullet and pay for a new drill.
Scumbag. No sense of personal responsibility. (I don't mean you, I mean the other guy)
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"OOPs! Sorry I dropped my hammer on the hood of your new car. Here's fifty bucks.... go get it fixed."

Thats a good idea.
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Scumbag. No sense of personal responsibility. (I don't mean you, I mean the other guy)
Yea, As soon as I find another job, I am quiting.
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Take him to Judge Judy!
You got to love Judge Judy..
What kind of a Judge tells the defendants to "SHUT UP AND LISTEN" ?
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What kind of a Judge tells the defendants to "SHUT UP AND LISTEN" ?
I was just thinking that.
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You got to love Judge Judy..
What kind of a Judge tells the defendants to "SHUT UP AND LISTEN" ?
It's not just the defendants. She yells at both parties. My favorite phrase is "Do you have your listening ears on!?!"
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I finally got one after a plumber was fired, I went on his van and took the porta band and put it on my truck. A few

Are you saying that you actually STOLE the saw????? Have you no shame?
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I finally got one after a plumber was fired, I went on his van and took the porta band and put it on my truck. A few



Are you saying you actually stole that saw??? Have you no shame?
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i wouldnt do good on judge judy. about the first time she asked "do i look stupid to you?" i would be in trouble.
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So now my 10'' channel locks are gone, too.

I'm getting so frustrated.

I hate replacing tools like this.

I'm thinking about buying one of those closeable VETO bags so people can't just walk by and "borrow" one of my tools.

On the plus, side, I have an excuse to replace my channel lock pliers with Knipex, but I'm afraid they'll manage to walk, too.

This company, and its employees are terribly under equipped. Everyone is always borrowing from someone else. I wasted 20 minutes trying to pop 4 holes in the metal studs today because the stud punch I borrowed wasn't long enough for the wide studs, so decided to use my own unibit. Then the journey's 1 battery for his drill and sawzall died and wouldn't recharge because it was too hot, so I borrowed a crappy craftsman 18 v, that died in under a minute, until I finally borrowed another journey's dewalt and drilled my last hole just big enough before his battery died, too.

For the sake of my sanity, I'm bringing my Bosch to work tomorrow.
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You work for a really bad company....they should have the decency to have a "loaner" shop tool for checkout for large jobs or the specific job. Always good to maintain your own set of tools in your vehicle which you can get when need be. I would quit if I was placed under the same circumstance.
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Old 08-06-2009, 10:24 PM   #54
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I'm beginning to wonder if there's actually any companies down here are actually properly equipped. I feel like it makes for an unnecessarily stressful work environment.

But it pays better.

I have to keep reminding myself of that.
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with the amt of *lack male adults and theivery going on..i dont blame em!
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