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Re: What Happened

Posted By: neontek
Date: Friday, 13 November 2009, at 11:53 p.m.

In Response To: Re: What Happened (neon57)

> Well neontek if the big boys can double the
> price of a 78 dollar tranny whats the dif
> The stick o glass is the better value by far
> imo They always bitch about the price but
> most around here are gettin 75-85 minimum I
> have no problem telling them its 30 min or
> 4.50 clear 5.50 for white and add a buck for
> serif I personally get the lions share of
> window jobs wholesale and retail around
> here.

Absolutely.... get the highest price you can !

My "wholesale prices" are actually more like those retail prices you quoted..... but I have very little volume. I got tired of everyone doubling my prices without doing anything in the fab process. I mean, out of my half comes material costs, etc. - At that rate, their profit was more than mine and they didn't have to do a thing. Oh, they remove & install it, but they certainly charge for that service also.

As wholesalers we invest in the equipment, provide all the labor, pay the rent, stock the inventory (which I have to do in my remote area, with no local supply houses - & when I order raw material...hope to hell that the glass stock arrives without 25-50% broken).

Tony D.

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