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Offline jim king

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« on: April 09, 2010, 01:15:33 PM »
I couldnt take retirement anymore and have reset up the factory and starting to produce flooring blanks for China.

Here are photos of our first arrival of wood.  We will bring in about 1400 bf a day like this using several boats.  The trip takes 18 hours.

 




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Re: Back to work
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2010, 01:42:15 PM »
eighteen hours!   You're a lot closer to China than I thought.   :D
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« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2010, 02:12:27 PM »
Very interesting!  Thanks for sharing.
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« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2010, 01:07:03 PM »
Jim, I am sorry to here you were a failure at your retirement. ;D   
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« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2010, 01:32:31 PM »
Thanks Jim.  I wouldn't want to go to China on that boat. :D

I wonder if the Chinese will use your product to make product to sell to US? 
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Re: Back to work
« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2010, 02:06:24 PM »
Guess that you could say that I also was a failure at retirement..... :)  I bought a Sawmill..... :)

Jim, apparently there are many people depending on you and your mill for their livelyhood  ???

Retirement means so many different things to different people.  As long as you are doing what you want to do, then that's good enough.  Provide a service, meet people, get plenty of exercise, and make a few $$ along the way.....life is good..... :)
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« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2010, 04:47:21 PM »
Happy unretirement.....?

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