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Bovey, Minnesota
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All Good Things Come To An End

By Crazyfast79TA

We finished the '67 Riviera we had been working on and the customer came in last week and picked it up. This week we had everything done on the '68 Firebird we were fixing another shops screw-ups and it's ready for pick up. I got the interior and inside of trunk area ready for paint on the '64 Sunbeam I've been working on for so long. I was working on my boss's Studebaker pick up truck the past week or so trying to make patches for the rear edges and lower parts of the fenders. Everything seemed to be coming together. But a shop meeting we had near the end of the day today let me know otherwise. The owners decided it was time to downsize. One of the pumper truck drivers got laid off and the other got put down to part-time. The "old timer" part-time body-man got laid off. Dustyn, my step-son, that does the sand blasting, metal fabrication, mechanical work, and interior work got put down to part-time/full-time when needed. I got laid off. All effective today. I should have seen it coming, but the shop always pulled though before. Not this time. Sad day for me. Maybe it is time for me to open my own shop.

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Nov 5, 2013 at 11:00 am
Things get worse before they get better.
frank76ta’s Profile Photo
Nov 5, 2013 at 10:49 am
Wow I have not been on here much sorry to hear what happen. Company I a work for now is going through lot to changes we are doing so much more with less people and not on more dime to do it. Freebies. You should open your own shop! You do great work!. Keep your head up bro!
Crazyfast79TA’s Profile Photo
Oct 25, 2013 at 12:32 pm
Thank you all for your support! Maybe now is the time to make my dream come true!
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Oct 25, 2013 at 4:19 am
Sorry to hear the news. Hopefully something better comes of this transition. Keep us in the loop.
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Oct 25, 2013 at 1:21 am
Best of luck whatever you decide
smokey2’s Profile Photo
Oct 24, 2013 at 11:42 pm
Well sorry to hear about job, it could be a blessing . With your experience and the other people maybe it is time for your own shop.....good luck.

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