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Old 03-10-2014, 02:25 PM   #1
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Default New here, tried to start a painting company, failed

I guys. A friend and I tried to start a painting company and failed...mostly because we both don't know WTF we're doing.

Anyway, we bought a Graco Pro Xs and I have no use for this $2,800 thing. Anyone know of somewhere I can sell this and get as much of the original cost back?

Sorry if this is spammy...Just kinda broke and looking to get some $$ back.

Thanks!
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Old 03-10-2014, 03:53 PM   #2
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Every one thinks painting is easy. Sorry to hear you failed. Don't give up try working for an established painting contractor for a few years then try on your own.

Add some pictures of the sprayer so we can see what it looks like.
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Also post the in the "Items for sale or trade" thread.
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Too bad you waited this long to find Paint Talk.
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Hey guys, thanks for the replies. here's a link to some photos http://imgur.com/6JSjYpH,Gv4lXuq,P48...tkh8ph,w53h7Wt
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Hey guys, thanks for the replies. here's a link to some photos http://imgur.com/6JSjYpH,Gv4lXuq,P48...tkh8ph,w53h7Wt
Hey chubby guy, What led to the failure of your paint business? Not enough work?
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What were you painting with electrostatic? Interesting start up buisness. Usually you move into specialty coatings, not start there.
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What were you painting with electrostatic? Interesting start up buisness. Usually you move into specialty coatings, not start there.
Yeah, bad decisions were everywhere. I think my wife might kill me over this one.
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You gotta be motivated and not afraid to hustle.
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Sorry to hear that chubby.I know one thing for sure if you were to continue in the painting trade you wouldn't be called chubby for too long.it would either make you or break you.
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Chubbyguy,

Do you have any other skill sets you can apply your entrepreneurial desires towards besides painting?
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Do you have any other skill sets you can apply your entrepreneurial desires towards besides painting?
My thoughts are that I can acquire whatever skills I need, learn by doing. What's something in ya'll's daily life that sucks, that I can fix for a buck?
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