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#1 backwoods OFFLINE  

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Posted January 22, 2013 - 09:26 PM

well today was the first day back for the spring semester i only have 3 days off a week with 18 credit hrs. so i probly wont be around much. hopefully ill learn something new this semester. the best part is i got to buy more tools for the autobody classes.


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Posted January 22, 2013 - 09:34 PM

Learn all you can.Study hard, There are a lot of us here that
can use tech tips! Good luck!
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Posted January 22, 2013 - 09:39 PM

my major is in auto body repair


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Posted January 22, 2013 - 09:41 PM

perfect... I'm bring my car home soon.. be ready for questions  :smilewink:


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Posted January 22, 2013 - 09:51 PM

Give it 100%. I spent good money on tech school right out of high school and didn't take it serious enough. Too many other things I wanted to do. I aced the tests but flunked the labs. I spent the next 10 years catching up to where could have been if my work ethic was better. I dabbled in ABR. Its a good career to make some money if you get in the right shop or be self-employed if you have the right setup
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Posted January 22, 2013 - 10:02 PM

Glad to hear you're putting in the effort to learn what you can. As rat8 said, give it your all. You'll be out soon enough and then you can relax.


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Posted January 22, 2013 - 10:33 PM

I too was trained in auto body repair back in the late 1980s - actually did that for a few years.  You can make a good living with that skill.   good luck to ya!


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Posted January 22, 2013 - 10:38 PM

Go get em! :thumbs:


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Posted January 23, 2013 - 12:06 AM

That's a great trade to know BW!  Good luck :thumbs:


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Posted January 23, 2013 - 01:08 AM

Greg, good luck to you!  You have picked a good career with great opportunities. Have fun but take it serious too.


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Posted January 23, 2013 - 06:07 AM

Yea, been there done that on the "not takin it serious" part....make sure you do your best now and after you finish, then play.  Makes sense anyway since you'll be making the money to play!!


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Posted January 23, 2013 - 06:42 AM

Good luck with your auto body classes . My cousin works at a body shop for years and really enjoys it . It's a pretty save bet they can't send that work to China lol , Al
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Posted January 24, 2013 - 04:06 PM

Thanks guys this is my second time at it i took most of the body classes right out of high school but they didnt offer an autobody degree back then. So now im taking the classes i need to get my degree then start working in the field. From what i can tell so far chassis lecture will suck the teacher is a sob(and thats being nice) the chassis lab teacher i had last semester for a different class.Auto glass should be interesting as well as the welding class i have to take and of course a body class. Team_Green ask all the questions ya want ill answer them to the best of my ability.



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Posted January 24, 2013 - 05:01 PM

Greg,  I hope your studies go well and your degree comes easily.  Like Al said, they can't ship that job out of the country, .......yet.  Good luck.


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Posted January 24, 2013 - 08:10 PM

Good luck to you Greg. Take it all in, and be all that you can be. Who knows, when you get your degree, maybe you can be one of our site sponsors, and have enough clientell just with us guys! :thumbs:

 

I know one thing for sure, as long as my wife is driving, you'll have some business! Just kidding of course. She's a real good driver. But then again, I won't let her drive my tractors. :(


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