mabscotthandyman

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About mabscotthandyman

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  • Birthday 06/02/1948

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  1. mabscotthandyman

    Decal Storage

    When I first started I saved all my scrap but after tons of small pieces stacked up it all goes in the trash now unless it’s like a foot wide then I will save it. but I don’t sell decals per-say I only do signs, Banners and lighted signage.
  2. mabscotthandyman

    Friendly Reminder

    That’s the reason you keep draws small and do progression draws it gives the Contractor incentive to progress with the project to keep the money flowing. I never pulled off jobs and jump from job to job to get deposits to provide cash flow if the next person in line for the next job didn’t want to wait they could get someone else or wait and I never had a problem with people waiting on me to finish the prior job. But my contracting company never advertised 90 percent was referrals and repeat customers.
  3. mabscotthandyman

    Latest project

    Looks great
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    Tow trucks

    Looks Great
  5. mabscotthandyman

    businesses practices/ customer showup

    Yep my rate is $50.00 to $100.00 an hour plus equipment charge if applicable
  6. mabscotthandyman

    Starting Out With Vinyl Cutting

    Also the better the cutter the better resell value my Graphtec would sell for a decent price if I should decide to sell it.
  7. mabscotthandyman

    What would you charge?

    If you are not subscribed to Sign Craft it’s worth the small subscription fee there are tons of information and it includes their pricing guide which in my area is pretty close I personally don’t use a certain pricing standard I go by cost and approx hours to price.
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    Cost for vehicle lettering

    Yep I have seen many signs and vehicles cracked and peeling.....plus it’s a selling point I use a 10 year premium vinyl
  9. mabscotthandyman

    Vinyl distributors

    Absolutely I haven’t found cheaper or better or faster in most cases. Great service and prices
  10. mabscotthandyman

    White Aluminum signs

    I use tons of diabond great stuff easy to cut and shape.
  11. mabscotthandyman

    Blades that last longer than Clean Cut?

    I cant remember when I changed my blade Orem graphtec blades. Still cuts clean
  12. mabscotthandyman

    How do you all make money?

    I do mostly signs 4ftx8ft or larger, banners, Coro signs and lighted signs I never got into cutting small decals. The signage is only like part time addition to my handyman business also I install for other sign companies so I try not to compete against them.
  13. mabscotthandyman

    Who's selling on Etsy

    I was wrong once BUT I will live with her
  14. mabscotthandyman

    Some work for family brewery

    Looks good except the red on black lettering but that’s up to the customer I suppose
  15. mabscotthandyman

    looking into new stuff

    Graphtec and I like vinyl master pro V4 it’s easily learned with a lot of useful tools and features and a great vectoring tool