BOTM LOSER Proudly Deplorable
My day job is to cruise DTT for 6 figures a year.
datadavid said:Welder and blacksmith, so i should actually be able to produce some quality bikes. Though I prefer hacking, bodging and cobbling - its an age old tradition!
Good thing there are no bike building shows eh?B541Niner said:been phasing out of the biz while I still have my sanity...too many people think that after watching HGTV, things can be built in a 1/2 hour.
farmer92 said:Good thing there are no bike building shows eh?
wahvtec said:Next month my job description is changing from teaching biology at a university to a towing/wrecker service in Louisana...go figure...
B541Niner said:Self employed since the early 90's. New residential..frame and mostly exterior trim(siding, windows and doors) in the 90's, moved into re-models in the 2000's. Since the youngest graduated been phasing out of the biz while I still have my sanity...too many people think that after watching HGTV, things can be built in a 1/2 hour.
WhiskeyUSMC1979 said:US Marine 17+ years thus far. I used to instruct and work on the MV-22 Osprey as an Avionics Technician. Currently stuck in MN on recruiting duty where the weather sucks for riding and the schedule sucks for wrenching.
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Not the worst thing I've ever been called. Hahaha.mikeyw64 said:Ah, what we (when I was in the RAF) referred to as "fairies" (avionics techs that is) ;D
WhiskeyUSMC1979 said:Not the worst thing I've ever been called. Hahaha.
Airframes/Hydraulics - Tin Benders and Bubble Chasersmikeyw64 said:No Idea what you guys on the other side of the pond call them but as wella s fairies we also had:
Leckies (Electricians , which was my trade) , riggers (airframe techs) , sooties (propulsion techs) & plumbers (weapons techs)
Oh and RockApes (RAF Regiment who called us Aircraft Techs Penguins)