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custom fab sales

ok a friend of mine an i want to start making custom fab bumpers/rock sliders/roll cages for people. kinda a small side buisness. (maybe i would get on here if it works out). how well do you think that would go?

he is a welder and i am good at pipe bending and design work.

do you think it would be a flop or just something that would take a lot of work?

there are a lot of kids at my school who want stuff like that.

just poking at ideas
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If you can do it and make money with it, go for it.
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are u still in high school? Cause is someone professional see's are hears u doing such without a business liesence your talking about lots of $$$$$$$$$$$$$ in fines!!! Trust me i no!
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Is that a problem if they are just making stuff for their friends?
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Is that a problem if they are just making stuff for their friends?
x2, if they are just personal friends making the orders do you think people will make a fuss about it?
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nope you cant do it, im the only fab business on here...







jus kiddin, go for it, goodluck!!!
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nope you cant do it, im the only fab business on here...







jus kiddin, go for it, goodluck!!!
hey man, if you dont get going soon i might just try to cut in on your buisness


im just hoping for locals first, then i will try to expand
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I just don't think there's a big enough market for it. You're friends talk about it, but when I comes time to cough up the money for the stuff, they'll dissapear.
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I just don't think there's a big enough market for it. You're friends talk about it, but when I comes time to cough up the money for the stuff, they'll dissapear.
pay first!!!
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Is that a problem if they are just making stuff for their friends?

It doesnt matter... if the friends give you $$$ for wut u did, they can still take u down!
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ok, here's the deal. Go to the IRS website and get a tax id number. Then go to the government page for Ohio and register your business and get (i believe) a vendor's license. They will have examples of what kind of business you have. I think mine cost $25. Once you have done that, you are legit in the eyes of the Feds and the State.

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ok, here's the deal. Go to the IRS website and get a tax id number. Then go to the government page for Ohio and register your business and get (i believe) a vendor's license. They will have examples of what kind of business you have. I think mine cost $25. Once you have done that, you are legit in the eyes of the Feds and the State.

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thanks man
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are u still in high school? Cause is someone professional see's are hears u doing such without a business liesence your talking about lots of $$$$$$$$$$$$$ in fines!!! Trust me i no!
you cant spell... trust me i KnoW
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I would say that as a professional business, theres probably not alot of potential for clients but as like side jobs... i think its a good idea.
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I would say that as a professional business, theres probably not alot of potential for clients but as like side jobs... i think its a good idea.
no just as a side thing to strengthen skill, make some extra$ and have some fun
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if you could make some good looking rock sliders for a 2002 ranger i would buy some but i have yet to see some made for a ranger so i say go for it
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if you could make some good looking rock sliders for a 2002 ranger i would buy some but i have yet to see some made for a ranger so i say go for it
rock sliders, grille gaurds, bumper protectors, roll bars, step bars, bull/safari bars all in what we are looking at
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you cant spell... trust me i KnoW
u a english teacher, i hate english teachers!

but back to the thread, i thought u were talking about like fulltime job thing not side work... my mistake but good luck with it
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gil i like to reject that 10000 dollar order i made..i got Ben to make the stuff for me (:
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gil i like to reject that 10000 dollar order i made..i got Ben to make the stuff for me (:
not just yet for me either man

im not going to cut into gils buisness
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man dont worry about it. Do what you gotta do. This isn't a business, this is you doing favors for people. The IRS has way to much on their hands to worry about you making things for your friends
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