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The Shows #23: The Sports show - Wrap up

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Blog entry by Monte Pittman posted 02-18-2014 02:58 AM 1051 reads 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Well it was a pleasant surprise to say the least. I had never done this show before and did not know what to expect. What I found out is that I need to find a lot more of these shows. My sales out of the booth paid for the weekend a couple times over. With the number of people I had talked to, I had high hopes for orders being placed over the next few weeks. It didn’t take a few weeks , today I received 5 orders. That will make it the biggest show I have ever had. It may be a fluke, but I will definitely be doing a few more of these shows. Most of the orders are gun cabinets. It will definitely help pay for a bunch of tools.

Thanks for reading.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.



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#1 posted 02-18-2014 03:01 AM

Great to hear that! Like I said you know your customers! Congratulations!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 02-18-2014 03:05 AM

well done bud …great here success stories

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#3 posted 02-18-2014 03:12 AM

Great news Monte – if anyone deserves a few breaks it’s you. Happy for you!

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#4 posted 02-18-2014 03:47 AM

Congrats buddy

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#5 posted 02-18-2014 03:49 AM

Great to hear Monte. Taking some of that edge off the tool replacement will help. I’m happy with you.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#6 posted 02-18-2014 03:54 AM

Monte, That’s great. Glad to hear it was such a good show.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#7 posted 02-18-2014 04:15 AM

Congratulations Monte …! I knew you would do great and it is a sign of good things to come… Gotta get that new shop and tools ready…

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#8 posted 02-18-2014 04:21 AM

I’m definitely happy for you, Buddy!

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 bassboy40@msn.com

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#9 posted 02-18-2014 12:42 PM

When one door closes, another opens. Congrats on the show, sales, and optimistic attitude you have.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#10 posted 02-18-2014 03:06 PM

Good deal Monte, glad to see the upswing in your life and times !

-- atta boy Clarence!

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#11 posted 02-18-2014 05:25 PM

I’m so glad for your success at this show, two or three more this spring would really put you on the way up.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#12 posted 02-18-2014 11:08 PM

Congrats Monte. You deserve a break today.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#13 posted 02-18-2014 11:44 PM

Things are certainly looking UP, aren’t they?

:-)

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#14 posted 02-19-2014 01:42 AM

You’ll be needing to hire shop help next so you can keep up! Congrats my friend.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#15 posted 02-19-2014 01:45 AM

Well done Monte. That’s very encouraging!

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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