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by aceframer
Wed 25 Oct, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Supplier practices, do they all do it ?
Replies: 33
Views: 10110

Re: Supplier practices, do they all do it ?

I found this when I started to , but soon learnt that most lengths are 2.4m min, so I worked on that as the standard and if something needed 3m I would order 2 lengths just to be safe
by aceframer
Wed 28 Jun, 2017 8:27 am
Forum: Help!
Topic: New supplier
Replies: 25
Views: 4870

Re: New supplier

That all depends on how you size up the job Steve, I work on the basis of, can i get the frame out of a 2.4m length which is about the normal length supplied, if not I order 2 sticks ! if they come at 3m great I have spare to work with and possibly make a small un to sell off - but when I get 3 stic...
by aceframer
Tue 27 Jun, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: Help!
Topic: looking for a lopez moulding
Replies: 4
Views: 1654

Re: looking for a lopez moulding

stamped my feet and refused to buy anything else from them and they are doing me a special run :) I have to buy 200m but my customer will use it all, so result !
by aceframer
Tue 27 Jun, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: Help!
Topic: New supplier
Replies: 25
Views: 4870

Re: New supplier

I've gone over to centrado who use their own vans, so I get very little damage and can send stuff back easily. wessex are the only other one to have a van delivery - everyone else uses trash it nels !! and it also gives the suppliers (lion are the worst for it) the option of over supplying - you ord...
by aceframer
Sat 03 Jun, 2017 7:10 am
Forum: Business Matters
Topic: Handepay merchant services
Replies: 4
Views: 4015

Re: Handepay merchant services

when you dont use one of them for a bit they drop the charges slightly to entice you to use them - currently sumup are 1.95% and izettle 2.5%, so am using sumup machine till a better rate appears from izettle - it doesnt cost me anything to not use their machine
by aceframer
Thu 25 May, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: Business Matters
Topic: Handepay merchant services
Replies: 4
Views: 4015

Re: Handepay merchant services

I used them - beware of the small print like a years notice !! a two year roll over and they hold you to it !! cost me over £600 to get out and then they wanted a fee to refurb the machine !! then had the cheek to try it on again with another roll over - I now use izettle or sumup which have no cont...
by aceframer
Thu 18 May, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: looking for a lopez moulding
Replies: 4
Views: 1654

looking for a lopez moulding

Hi, Does anyone have any lengths of the lopez moulding 399.8002 that they could sell to me ??
by aceframer
Thu 18 May, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: Looking for a Moulding - Mission Impossible?
Replies: 4
Views: 1860

Re: Looking for a Moulding - Mission Impossible?

It was a wessex/ frinton moulding made by intermol and was discontinued !! which was a shame as used a lot of the graphite blue one
by aceframer
Sat 11 Mar, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Help!
Topic: big glass cutter for a small space
Replies: 5
Views: 941

big glass cutter for a small space

I do a lots of large mirrors which I buy in cut as my wall mounted cutter only does 1600mm, but they often turn up broken and replacing them against tight deadlines means being at risk of losing orders. I need to cut 1830mm high sheets so I can keep them in stock, but alas I only have a max height i...