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#86145 - 09/17/03 09:43 AM My Note on Bob Vila's Board, Does this sound OK?
Joe Tedesco Offline
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Does this sound OK?

Electrical

ELECTRICAL SAFETY should always be a primary concern when working on electrical devices.

Always seek the advice or assistance of a professional whenever you feel unsure.

Learn from the experiences of Qualified Persons, and Do-It-Yourselfer's.

This forum will not give you instructions on how to perform like a journeyman electrician.

If a task is too complicated for a novice or requires too detailed of an explanation you will be referred to the

Experts Area. http://www.bobvila.com/Expert/index.html

Remember, some electrical jobs are best left to the Professionals!



[This message has been edited by Joe Tedesco (edited 09-17-2003).]
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#86146 - 09/17/03 11:56 AM Re: My Note on Bob Vila's Board, Does this sound OK?
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Joe:
Sounds good, hopefully someone will read it & listen.
John
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#86147 - 09/18/03 09:08 AM Re: My Note on Bob Vila's Board, Does this sound OK?
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<---This guy thinks it's on-target.

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#86148 - 09/19/03 05:18 PM Re: My Note on Bob Vila's Board, Does this sound OK?
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Joe,
What type of business does the experts get? Is it worth it?
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#86149 - 09/19/03 05:35 PM Re: My Note on Bob Vila's Board, Does this sound OK?
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Ron:

I don't know what the experts are handling, and what they are making, but they do seem to get lots of money for their efforts.
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#86150 - 09/20/03 06:20 PM Re: My Note on Bob Vila's Board, Does this sound OK?
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Registered: 10/18/00
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interesting....

the 'experts' charges range from
Quote:
$10
$10~$20
$20-$50
$50-$100
more than $100
or....
i want the expert to suggest a price


Quote:
Please indicate how much you are willing to pay for this service.
We will ask for your billing information only AFTER you have received
an offer from an Expert and have decided to hire the Expert.
You are under no obligation to accept an Expert's offer!


unfortunatly, the BB's disclaimers as to liability probably end where said 'expert' picks it up one on one.

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#86151 - 09/23/03 12:52 PM Re: My Note on Bob Vila's Board, Does this sound OK?
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I'm all for free enterprise, but there's something about the idea of bidding up until somebody is willing to offer advice for the price that just doesn't sit well with me.

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#86152 - 09/23/03 05:43 PM Re: My Note on Bob Vila's Board, Does this sound OK?
sparky Offline
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supply/demand?

all anyone needs do is visit the local HD for as much 'expert' advise as they can stomach...

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