Sticky Tabs

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  1. Jim Martin
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    what I find strange is that no one calls you to tell you that you forgot them...

    I guess they think they scored a free roll of packing tape or something...
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  2. jmo
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    We have got some back a year later when we clean again, you guys left this hear last time you cleaned.
  3. Steve Lawrence
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    We old timers tried them but they are too labor intensive. Prefer the old fashioned cardboard tabs. Faster, easier, cheaper at least for us.
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    I can't get to the supply store before it opens for my next job. I guess I'm going to hack it out with ziplock bags.
  5. Jimmy L
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    On the lift buddy here

    Where do you get those bigger wheels Jim?
  6. Brian H
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    Had that happen once at a commercial job. It was a carpet wand. they kept it nice and safe in their janitor's closet. :hopeless:
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    It seems obvious, but establish a depot near the door. Put down a clean moving blanket and park your vacuum, spotting gear, chemicals and other equipment on it.

    Make it a habit. Make the elves adopt the habit. Then make them do a slow walk through after every job.

    But you will still leave something now and then.
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    Idiot
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  9. KevinD
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    For all you operators and techs that leave or forget stuff.

    Establish two rules.

    Never ever set anything up on anything!

    When finished with something always place it on the floor behind you towards the door that you are working out of!
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    I never found them to be that terrific. Don't know if I got a bad batch without a lot of adhesive but I had a lot of difficulty getting them to stay on.
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    I actually need a new "lift buddy", the sticky tabs roll was blocking the angle part of it... I tried to lift a heavy-ass cabinet on a flood and it bent it... :hopeless:
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    Up here in canada my supplier charges $32 per roll. I kept leaving them behind. Now ive trained myself to go to my spotting kit, take as many as i need and put directly back in kit. So far so good.
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  13. Jimmy L
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    You take the roll off of the lift buddy before you attempt to lift anything. This tip has taken me years to perfect.
  14. Scott S.
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    Anybody else notice that they arent as sticky as they used to be? They hardly even stick now. The last 2 cases habe been the same. Tacky tabs is what they should be called.
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    I’ve noticed.

    This is the beginning of Tabgate.
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  16. Jim Martin
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    I found them at Ace Hardware...3.5 inch...
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    I had a job today that I clean 2-3 times a year had sticky tabs on for the last 3-4 years still sticking. I use them on furniture in tight places and my newest roll seems to be pretty sticky.
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    They just like to bitch
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    I've been meaning to do this for years....maybe one of these weekends I will get this done!
  20. Steve Lawrence
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    We used to run out of certain things and couldn't get more in time. Now we keep a stash of stuff we typically run out of so we can have enough until order comes. (blocks, tabs, Avenge, POG, towels, etc.etc. Makes life a little easier.

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