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#615933 - 02/17/09 12:46 AM Re: The things you will do for a customer  
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Originally posted by Jerry Groot RPT:
Backs okay. A little stiff but, I remembered to use my legs and not my back.
thumb Glad to hear it! wink


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#615934 - 02/17/09 12:49 AM Re: The things you will do for a customer  
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I spent so much time moving pianos in my younger days that my natural tendency is never to use my back.


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#615935 - 02/17/09 06:52 AM Re: The things you will do for a customer  
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Jerry,

Life is funny. When we were younger we never complained about work and heavy breathing. It was alot more enjoyable too. ha

#615936 - 02/17/09 09:06 PM Re: The things you will do for a customer  
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I must say that my worst experience was when I was called to do a piano in the home of a well to do family! The lady of the house had been told to contact me to tune her piano! When I got there, I opened the piano, and started to put the temperament strip in when her husband entered the room with a chair and sat down by the piano! He looked at me and then said"I want to make sure your doing it right and know what you are doing"! I looked at him, removed the strip, put it in my case, did not re-assemble the piano case and walked out! No less that an hour later, the lady called and asked what happened! I told her and she said she would call back! She did, and I did tune her piano, but, the know it all was not to be found and when I finished, she payed me and twice and told me it is from HIS checking account! Since then, I am called every six months to tune the piano, and guess who pays!!!


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