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Old 02-22-2010, 11:20 PM   #21
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The city is going to want plans for a job like that and he sounds like a guy who will want to cut corners. Don't do it, there's other fish in the sea.
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Old 02-22-2010, 11:59 PM   #22
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He says whoever gives me a bid with a reasonable price by tomorrow gets the job.
Ask him what's wrong with the reasonable price on his desk.
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I think he's an Irish/Jew mix.
Well then...

Speak softly, but carry a big stick.
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thanks for the advice. My whole family is Irish/Jew so I know how to deal with them. I think I'm just going to play it high 125k per bldg. If they bite I can make it happen....stay tuned ...off I go
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Ask him what's wrong with the reasonable price on his desk.

He's fishing for another reason to put more money in his own pocket.
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i'm sure your fire marshall would have some say on that project ,that could eat into your profit
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thanks for the advice. My whole family is Irish/Jew so I know how to deal with them. I think I'm just going to play it high 125k per bldg. If they bite I can make it happen....stay tuned ...off I go
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I would tell him, NO thanks and walk away and never think about it again. Trust me, you will be glad you did.
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