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Old 09-14-2018, 02:24 AM   #1
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The days when this trade was handed down from generation to generation is gone . Most drywall contractors I see now are truck ass. Of the dozen or so drywall contractors I know .. only a few are hands on .

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Old 09-14-2018, 12:06 PM   #2
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Well, good news Rick, my son is working full time with me! He even seems to enjoy it. But, I hear what you're saying.
In my area, lots of undocumented workers are pushing the pay lower and lower! So, instead of new houses, we're doing more repairs and renovations than ever before!
But, drywall is what I know and enjoy, so here I stay!
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My oldest is starting on his own this year. Another Larson drywall in the area.

For good or bad!
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My oldest is starting on his own this year. Another Larson drywall in the area.

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That's great Mike! I hope it goes well for him (and you)!
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I hear you guys same around here wimpy undocumented in droves I’m 29 years young 2nd generation my father was great finisher my uncle still is.out of all 4 boys I’m the only one who had interest I love it!!!
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Well I lied my cousin is a ferocious hanger got to give him props there
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My oldest is starting on his own this year. Another Larson drywall in the area.

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He had a great teacher . That's all that matters. He will do just fine !
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The days when this trade was handed down from generation to generation is gone . Most drywall contractors I see now are truck ass. Of the dozen or so drywall contractors I know .. only a few are hands on .
The "pimp/whore" paradigm is alive and well in America.
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