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Rather work than Play

Discussion in 'Personnel' started by blucllrplt, Jan 14, 2023.

  1. blucllrplt

    blucllrplt Member

    Apr 3, 2018
    I have a request that probably 99.999% of people reading this think is Stupid, Crazy or Insane but will ask anyway. Will be in Lost Wages (Las Vegas) from Sunday night until Thursday morning. As I've been to Vegas at least 100 times in the last 25 years I have no desire to gamble and hang out at a casino. I don't like to sit around in the hotel and waste time and wanted to see if anyone in the Henderson, NV or LV area needs a little casual help Mon-Wed this coming week.

    Am a pretty fair welder and fabricator. (I have a website for one of my side businesses - ss2metal.com) Also have a master mechanical license for TN and MS as well as HVAC contractor license in TX so have an above avg. knowledge of AC systems. (we don't have the evaporator systems in TX so no experience there) Owned and operated my own equipment until 2013 when divorce resulted in the sale of most everything. I did keep the Deere 310G as a consolation prize and haven’t lost the muscle memory to run a hoe or excavator. Haven't dug around utilities for the last 10 years so no proficiency there. CDL is lapsed since I didn’t keep up my medical.

    I've attached a few pics of the repairs I've done. Open to any casual work you might need help with for a few days. I'll be in Henderson with no vehicle so would either have to have a ride or use Uber. My contact info is on my website or my profile.

    Dozer bushing.jpg Cutting teeth1.jpg New shanks1.jpg Thumb repair final.jpg
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  2. treemuncher

    treemuncher Senior Member

    Dec 31, 2006
    eatin' trees, poopin' chips
    West TN
    I know the feeling all too well. Can't sit still and do nothing very easily. Every time we go on vacation, I'm looking for work to keep me busy. I usually end up finding projects to make the camp better while we are there, in order to fill my time and needs. I'm still looking to operate every time we head up to camp and eventually I'm going to make enough contacts that I will have something to do while I'm away from home.

    You're not alone wanting to stay busy. The hard part is meeting the right people and then finding someone that can see past the insurance/employee/taxation BS that plague every business with concerns.
  3. Coaldust

    Coaldust Senior Member

    May 9, 2011
    Cargo Tanks, ULSD, RUG, Methanol, LPG
    North of the 60
    Time to spare in LV? Get a ride to Battlefield Vegas and rent a M60 for some belt-fed goodness. Thank me later.

    If you have any money left over, head to Pahrump and visit Sheri’s place. Tell them Coaldust sent you.

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