NEVER SEEN SO MANY BUCKETS

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  1. Reach For The Glass

    Reach For The Glass Well-Known Member
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    Hey guys

    Is it just me or is it that time of the year.

    I'm out canvassing now and I've never seen so many 2 man gangs and a trad starter kit walking up and down the roads.

    Honestly I've seen at least 15 pairs of fellas in shitty tracksuits and buckets trawling the roads looking at houses.
    I'd say at least 12 beer boys out for a quick buck. 1 who looked a proper tradder and 1 with a proper fully kitted wfp setup.

    Most annoying thing is the beer boys seen to have unlimited work all day long!

    Rant over
     
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  2. Posh

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    Some of them may be genuine
    You can't tarnish em all with the same brush
    We all started somewhere & sometimes its sensible to not buy to much stuff as you might not like it.
    Testing the waters.
    To many go like a bull in a china shop & spend loads only to find a year down the line it's not for them.
     
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  3. Reach For The Glass

    Reach For The Glass Well-Known Member
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    Oh I totally get that posh.

    Suppose it didn't come across as I meant. I could tell the ones that were beer money guys. Even watching them clean it was literally minutes just quick wash of glass. Then wiping the glass with a cloth after. Knock the door. Pocket the change they were given then off to another.

    I am sure some were genuine. Just suprised the amount of people out today that's all.
     
  4. Clisty1989

    Clisty1989 Forum Addict
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    Unfortunately it's that time of year, loads creeping out of the woodwork, saw 1 today with a bucket and a petrol strimmer knocking all the doors where I was working, sounded stoned or pissed!
     
  5. TolishAPurd

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    What are you doing canvassing on a day like this anyway? Save the canvassing for the crappy days.
     
  6. adamangler

    adamangler Wakefield Window Warrior
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    much prefer canvassing when its nice, dont want to do it at the best of times let alone when its miserable weather. Nice weather gives me confidence, shite weather just makes you want to go home.

    But either way whether its nice or not if you havent got enough work then youll have to canvass whatever the weather

    but yeah seen loads of trad lads today myself, carrying buckets and ladders.

    Just an observation but why is it most tradders i see wear jogging bottoms/trackies/normal clothes and most guys with wfp setups wear typical workwear logoed polo tops and cargo trousers?

    is illegal to wfp in trackies or trad looking smart?
     
  7. clear view of silverton

    clear view of silverton Active Member
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    Im trad and i where logo top and cargos lol and just taken 3 custys from another windy and getting a higher price all because he splash dash and dont clean frames
     
  8. adamangler

    adamangler Wakefield Window Warrior
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    So they do exist then, just never seen any round here
     
  9. Eviestevie

    Eviestevie Grand Master
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    Hey I wear joggers and a hoody because I'm comfortable in them hate big baggy trousers
    And both me and my man are covered head to toe in tattoos
    Fashion these days I'm afraid
    Think your more concerned about trying to look smart then crack on get good days work
     
  10. Eviestevie

    Eviestevie Grand Master
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    I personally think your judged in this game by your personality then what we look like
     
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