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Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast

Welcome to the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast brought to you by Jody Collier, Jonathan Lewis, and Roy Crumrine! We wanted to bring you a podcast talk about welding from a weldors point of view like you. Our goal is to give you, the listener, another great way to experience Welding Tips and Tricks. Listen to welding shop talk while welding, or driving home! Thanks for tuning in and enjoy the ride!
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Aug 29, 2016

Hi and Thank you for listening to Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast Episode 6.  We have been asked a few times to do a topic on pricing of jobs, so we thought we would go ahead and share our experiences.  We talk about our experiences and how we like to price jobs.  There's many different ways to price jobs and how to run your company, this is just how we have done it.  So download, put those earbuds in, drop your hood, and Enjoy!  

 
 
Show Times and Notes:
 
  • 0:00-0:40          Introduction
  • 0:40-3:46          Working smarter
  • 3:46-6:30          Name of the Game
  • 6:30-11:10         Net 75
  • 11:10-13:05       Cash Flow
  • 13:05-15:30       Minimal up front cost jobs
  • 15:30-17:00       Tolerances can make or break a job
  • 17:00-20:35       Customer communication 
    20:35-24:33       Large part tolerances
  • 24:33-25:35       Fudge Factor
  • 25:35-27:01       Thinking you're friends
  • 27:01-28:19       No Print = No Quote
  • 28:19-29:25       Sometimes you need to say No
  • 29:25-33:30       Hourly rate/ Piece work/ Day rate
  • 33:30-34:13       You will be working for $1.00 per hour
  • 34:13-36:06       John Grimsmo Rule of Pi
  • 36:06-39:02       It's not the jobs you get that make your life                            miserable
  • 39:02-48:00       Instagram comment question answer
  • 48:00-57:04       How we price our jobs
  • 57:04-58:47       No one size fits all
  • 58:47-1:01:48     Charge for rush jobs
  • 1:01:48-1:03:16  Different rates for different work
  • 1:03:16-1:07:10  Taxes
  • 1:07:10-1:10:23  You are a real company!
  • 1:10:23-1:12:25  Garage Shops
  • 1:12:25-1:15:06  The right customers for you
  • 1:15:06-1:18:25  Purchase orders
  • 1:18:25-1:19:17  Closing and Thank You 

 

Where can you find us at?
 
 
You can email Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast directly at WeldingTipsandTricksPodcast@gmail.com.  
 
We would really like to hear your thoughts about this podcast and what would make it better for you, the listener.  Please leave us any questions that you would like to hear about welding, or questions you'd like to know about ourselves and future guests.
 
Give us a Call
 
You can also now call and leave us a voicemail!  
(915)308-7024
 
 
How to reach us individually 
 
 
Jody Collier           http://www.weldingtipsandtricks.com/
                             Welding Tips and Tricks on Youtube
                             @Weldmonger on Instagram
                   
Jonathan Lewis     http://www.superiorweldandfab.com/
                             @Superiorwelding on Instagram
                             Superiorwelding on Youtube
                        
Roy Crumrine        http://www.crummywelding.com/
                             @CrummyWelding on Instagram

 


Where can you find a Tig Finger?

You can find Tig fingers and other great welding supplies, like stubby gas lens kits, here at this link http://weldmongerstore.com/.  All of which are great tools to have in your job toolbox and also your home shop box.

 

This Podcast has been brought to you by Weldor's for Weldor's so that you can listen to Weldor's talk about Welding while you're Welding!  
 
 
Podcast music can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3UyYZ85Tiw Doctor Vox -Endgames   Royalty Free Download



Aug 22, 2016

Hi and Thanks for listening to the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast.  For episode 5 we were going to be interviewing Joel Bushmann, but he had a few rush things come up and couldn't make it.  Which was completely fine and we understand that jobs come first!  We reached out to Isaac Carrion, ICWeld on Instagram, last minute and he was happy to join in.  This interview was a lot of fun to record and we hope that you enjoy it just as much, so download, put in those earbuds, and drop your hood!  

 

Show Notes and Times:

 

  • 0:00-0:53       Introduction
  • 0:53-3:35       What is Isaac's normal day
  • 3:35-4:14       More than just a weldor
  • 4:14-4:54       Radius of work
  • 4:54-5:37       How Isaac got into welding
  • 5:37-10:26     Heavy equipment repair
  • 10:26-15:48   What is Arc Gouging?
  • 15:48-17:14   What machines are you using?
  • 17:14-19:00   Faults in heavy equipment designs
  • 19:00-21:54   Biggest Stresses
  • 21:54-23:30   Keeping it running
  • 23:30-25:28   7018 EPA question
  • 25:28-26:19   Big materials = Big Rod or does it?
  • 26:19-27:47   Chasing a crack
  • 27:47-28:44   Not always proper
  • 28:44-29:30   It lasted for years
  • 29:30-30:07   Helping the next generation of weldors
  • 30:07-31:00   Favorite type of work
  • 31:00-32:11   Worst calls for repairs
  • 32:11-33:13   Just don't shake
  • 33:13-35:41   Clean the tip!
  • 35:41-36:22   Push or Pull while cutting?
  • 32:22-37:15   Certifications
  • 37:15-38:26   Best advice in general
  • 38:26-39:49   Best advice given to Isaac
  • 39:49-40:54   What got you onto Instagram 
  • 40:54-41:45   Where can you find Isaac
  • 41:45:43:22   Closing and Thanks Isaac 
 
Where you can find more about Isaac Carrion
 
You can find Isaac on Instagram @ICWeld
 
 
Where can you find us at?
 
 
You can email Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast directly at WeldingTipsandTricksPodcast@gmail.com.  
 
We would really like to hear your thoughts about this podcast and what would make it better for you, the listener.  Please leave us any questions that you would like to hear about welding, or questions you'd like to know about ourselves and future guests.
 
Give us a Call
 
You can also now call and leave us a voicemail!  
(915)308-7024
 
 
How to reach us individually 
 
 
Jody Collier           http://www.weldingtipsandtricks.com/
                             Welding Tips and Tricks on Youtube
                             @Weldmonger on Instagram
                   
Jonathan Lewis     http://www.superiorweldandfab.com/
                             @Superiorwelding on Instagram
                             Superiorwelding on Youtube
                        
Roy Crumrine        http://www.crummywelding.com/
                             @CrummyWelding on Instagram


Where can you find a Tig Finger?

You can find Tig fingers and other great welding supplies, like stubby gas lens kits, here at this link http://weldmongerstore.com/.  All of which are great tools to have in your job toolbox and also your home shop box.

 

This Podcast has been brought to you by Weldor's for Weldor's so that you can listen to Weldor's talk about Welding while you're Welding!  
 
 
Podcast music can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3UyYZ85Tiw Doctor Vox -Endgames   Royalty Free Download

 

Aug 8, 2016

Hi and thanks for listening to episode 4 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast.  This episode we wanted to touch base about what are some good tools to have on hand when you start a job.  We thought it would be a good continuation from the last topic pertaining to weld tests and landing your job.   Hopefully, this will help any of you new guys answer the question of where do I start with what tools to have on hand or starting a good toolbox for the different job fields we've personally experienced.  Thanks again for listening and enjoy the show!

 

Show Note Times:

 

  • 0:00-0:44       Introduction
  • 0:44-1:18       Jody's thoughts 
  • 1:18-3:25       In Jonathan's line of work
  • 3:25-5:36       Find out what tools you need
  • 5:36-7:47       Roy's thoughts
  • 7:47-8:10       Borrowing Tools
  • 8:10-9:00       Having you own grinder in the ad for a job
  • 9:00-9:58       Where we are in the USA
  • 9:58-12:45     Required tool list
  • 12:45-13:44   What type of work Jonathan does for his day job 
  • 13:44-14:20   Investing into your future 
  • 14:20-15:38   Big tools in Jonathan's box at work
  • 15:38-17:04   Having the right tools for your job
  • 17:04-20:00   Cheaper tools vs. Higher quality tools
  • 20:00-22:45   Providing a company with tools?
  • 22:45-23:17   Painting/Marking your tools
  • 23:17-23:49   I have too many clamps said no Weldor
  • 23:49-26:54   Used tools
  • 26:54-30:47   Ace in the hole tool
  • 30:47-32:15   Homemade hammers
  • 32:15-32:55   Make it bigger
  • 32:55-35:00   Final thoughts and Closing  

 

Where can you find us at?
 
 
You can email Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast directly at WeldingTipsandTricksPodcast@gmail.com.  
 
We would really like to hear your thoughts about this podcast and what would make it better for you, the listener.  Please leave us any questions that you would like to hear about welding, or questions you'd like to know about ourselves and future guests.
 
Give us a Call
 
You can also now call and leave us a voicemail!  
(915)308-7024
 
 
How to reach us individually 
 
 
Jody Collier           http://www.weldingtipsandtricks.com/
                             Welding Tips and Tricks on Youtube
                             @Weldmonger on Instagram
                   
Jonathan Lewis     http://www.superiorweldandfab.com/
                             @Superiorwelding on Instagram
                             Superiorwelding on Youtube
                        
Roy Crumrine        http://www.crummywelding.com/
                             @CrummyWelding on Instagram


Where can you find a Tig Finger?

You can find Tig fingers and other great welding supplies, like stubby gas lens kits, here at this link http://weldmongerstore.com/.  All of which are great tools to have in your job toolbox and also your home shop box.

 

This Podcast has been brought to you by Weldor's for Weldor's so that you can listen to Weldor's talk about Welding while you're Welding!  
 
 
Podcast music can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3UyYZ85Tiw Doctor Vox -Endgames   Royalty Free Download

 

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