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Offline WDH

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Re: What's Fair?
« Reply #40 on: August 09, 2014, 07:23:03 am »
Old Goat  ???

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Re: What's Fair?
« Reply #41 on: August 09, 2014, 07:31:46 am »
Old goat was the first thing that came to mind when I first met poston at customsawyers.All this time I thought I was sizing him up wrong and now old Steve has let the cat right out of the bag.Thanks Steve.
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Re: What's Fair?
« Reply #42 on: August 09, 2014, 08:53:43 am »
Now y'all be nice now to my LFB.  The bestest thing about having an old goat for a friend is knowing which one he is.   poston-smiley
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Re: What's Fair?
« Reply #43 on: August 09, 2014, 09:13:10 am »
 

 

YAWN……..Y'all starting to sound like a worn out blade.  :D
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Re: What's Fair?
« Reply #44 on: August 09, 2014, 09:39:14 am »
  The bestest thing about having an old goat for a friend is knowing which one he is.   poston-smiley

 :D :D :D :D My Dad says this.  :D :D :D :D Must be an Old Saying.
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Re: What's Fair?
« Reply #45 on: August 09, 2014, 11:06:32 am »
Well at least now I understand the change to the goat image.

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Re: What's Fair?
« Reply #46 on: August 09, 2014, 02:05:44 pm »
Great picture! :D
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Re: What's Fair?
« Reply #47 on: August 09, 2014, 05:26:59 pm »
Make a sign with the rules. That gives you the option to modify them as needed.

Seems like 48 hours is fair. "Anything left for 48 hours without the knowledge of the management becomes donated goods."

Then you can decide situation by situation how much time you feel is "more reasonable" for good customers. If you don't demand that they let you know then they won't. Fair is fair.

You can always "hide" their logs and when they come in 9 months later; "You're not sure if they are still on the lot." If you choose, you can find them, even a day later and the guy won't do it again and be happy they didn't get lost. You can still retain the customer but they won't make the same mistake in the future.
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Re: What's Fair?
« Reply #48 on: August 09, 2014, 05:30:28 pm »
The Amish pallet mill keeps a couple of cans of spray paint out by the logs so logs that get dropped off after hours gets the loggers name painted on the ends.
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Re: What's Fair?
« Reply #49 on: August 09, 2014, 07:04:36 pm »
Magicman,change that to LFOG.   :D
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Re: What's Fair?
« Reply #50 on: August 09, 2014, 07:45:15 pm »
Magicman,change that to LFOG.   :D

Well look who finally showed up.  :D
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Re: What's Fair?
« Reply #51 on: August 09, 2014, 07:47:06 pm »
Did ya miss me??  ;D
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Re: What's Fair?
« Reply #52 on: August 09, 2014, 07:48:08 pm »
Did ya miss me??  ;D

To tell the truth……..yep.  :D
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Re: What's Fair?
« Reply #53 on: August 09, 2014, 07:56:30 pm »
Well!!! I'll just climb back into my hole.  ;D
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Re: What's Fair?
« Reply #54 on: August 10, 2014, 08:29:04 am »
Well since the ole goat has been kicked around enough ;D  what's he going to do?
only have a few chain saws I'm not suppose to use, but will at times, one dog Dolly, pretty good dog, just not sure what for yet,  working on getting the gardening back in order, and kinda thinking on maybe a small bbq bizz,  thinking about it,

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Re: What's Fair?
« Reply #55 on: August 10, 2014, 09:14:23 am »
Oh Im gonna put up a sign.
If I don't give a warning of what I will do….I will be branded as a Baaaaaaaaaaad man.
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Re: What's Fair?
« Reply #56 on: August 10, 2014, 10:48:18 am »
sorry guys, i don't see the big deal about logs/lumber getting dropped off without warning. my tolerance for this must be higher than most. :)
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Re: What's Fair?
« Reply #57 on: August 10, 2014, 12:19:20 pm »
Red Oaks, I'm with you.  This problem ranks way low as far as problems go.  Very easy to deal with.  5 minutes or less with a loader and problem moved to out of the way.
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Re: What's Fair?
« Reply #58 on: August 10, 2014, 12:37:31 pm »
You are both larger operations with plenty of real estate. Like I said earlier, my yard is tiny. My mill yard is 120'x140', with a 50'x70' void in one corner where there is a building. I can deal with log deliveries, but only with preparation. If the logs are nice logs, great, but what about the junk? Now you have to tell whomever brought the logs that they aren't worth sawing, or you have to dispose of them yourself if the owner never shows. I hate a lack of communication.
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Re: What's Fair?
« Reply #59 on: August 10, 2014, 01:22:35 pm »
Fine if someone drops off logs and the next days calls,if you have the room.
But 9 months.  ::)
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