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carl gibbs
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Post by carl gibbs on 27th September 2013, 1:54 pm

I got made redundant from the army on the 18th June. Since that day I did not have a single call on my phone for work. A few advertising companies and a couple of enquiries but no work. I was at the point of throwing in the towel, but the missus nagged me to keep at it. So I did.
I did a 2 day advanced mortice course with Jay as part of my resettlement training form the Army. 9 days after finishing the course and my phone has not stopped.
An MPL change, a euro change, a mortice fit form scratch, a yale dig lock fit that could turn into a much bigger job, 4 locksouts and 2 mortice locks to do on Monday.
I think Jays courses are not only great and informative, but they must have some kind of magic pull on them!!
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Post by Jay Dorner on 27th September 2013, 3:50 pm

Nice on Carl. Pleasure to have you on the 4 Day and the 2 Day Advanced Course Smile

It's easy to get to a point (in any business) where you just want to jack it all in, but sometimes sticking with it and putting in that extra mile pays off?


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Post by Stuart Game MBLI on 27th September 2013, 5:43 pm

Ah. I see the cocky ness now from last night. Dead lock. I will have a go and pick it.
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Post by carl gibbs on 27th September 2013, 6:09 pm

I was actually excited of the thought of picking it
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Post by Derek Mercer on 29th September 2013, 11:29 pm

nice one Carl your advertising might be working now takes time, dont forget as most preach on here get your walking boots on and get round the estate and letting agents, they will bring in regular income for you the emergency calls are a bonus, hope it works out mate.
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Post by Jeff Turner on 30th September 2013, 9:28 am

Good luck Carl, it  wont happen over night but hang on in there, it will all come together soon with endevour.
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Post by bryan underdown on 30th September 2013, 11:14 am

well done , we all have good days and bad days , last Tuesday was ready to jack it all in
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Post by Steve Taylor on 30th September 2013, 6:44 pm

Carl, stick at it. Can take a couple of years for all your marketing to fall into place.
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Post by carl gibbs on 13th October 2013, 10:14 pm

Just spent the evening picking 4 different ERA fortress locks. All done left and right mounted, and think it's getting easy now.
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Post by Simon Trifunovic on 14th October 2013, 8:33 am

carl gibbs wrote:Just spent the evening picking 4 different ERA fortress locks. All done left and right mounted, and think it's getting easy now.
well done mate, i cant. So ya recommend Jays course? Been meaning to do it for ages now. Whick pick you using pal?
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Post by carl gibbs on 14th October 2013, 8:56 am

I got an icl curtain pick which jay ripped apart and rebuilt for me with his own wires. 
He taught the cork screw technique which eradicates the need for a pre lifter. It's defo working. Just need to get my hands on some other good locks now.
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Post by carl gibbs on 14th October 2013, 9:01 am

And yes mate. Defo recommend it. I didn't have a clue when I pitched up and now feel invincible!!!!!!!
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Post by Chaz * Hansford on 17th October 2013, 7:54 pm

Nice one Carl, as Jay and the others say the mantra is practice practice, and the phone will ring, sure you will get the quiet period and then there are not enough hours in the day!.

I really like seeing the 'good news' stories from the guys on here.
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Post by Phillip Web on 24th October 2013, 11:08 am

That is some good information from you guys, i would really love to learn a lot from you. I haven't been in luck with calls for jobs on our neighborhood, since the competition is high.
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Post by Garry Collins on 24th October 2013, 7:14 pm

carl gibbs wrote:And yes mate. Defo recommend it. I didn't have a clue when I pitched up and now feel invincible!!!!!!!
Just you wait, you'll have a bastard, you will get in but you'll have a bastard.
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Post by carl gibbs on 24th October 2013, 7:27 pm

Had one last night mate. Was an ERA euro on front and back doors. Hour later and I still can't open it. 
When bloke next door got home I had to ask for a leg up to the window. 
Still NDE though!!!!!!
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Post by Garry Collins on 24th October 2013, 7:29 pm

Wings clipped a little?
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Post by carl gibbs on 24th October 2013, 8:19 pm

A lot!!

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