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    I just checked my status and it says pending as...

    I just checked my status and it says pending as well
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    I haven't checked yet but I will tonight Thanks...

    I haven't checked yet but I will tonight
    Thanks and Congrats
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    ABO results

    Just received my letter today in the mail. I passed. Woohoo
    And the cool part was I got it on my granddaughters first birthday
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    There is a distributor in mnpls called genie...

    There is a distributor in mnpls called genie supply I can get the info for you if you like.
    The 7E 7EA 7HLP all use the same milling bit but the HLP spins opposite to the 7E and EA. You can change...
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    There is a distributor in mnpls called genie...

    There is a distributor in mnpls called genie supply I can get the info for you if you like.
    The 7E 7EA 7HLP all use the same milling bit but the HLP spins opposite to the 7E and EA. You can change...
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    South Cental Pa

    Lab tech in south central Pa looking for a company who can utilize my diverse back ground. 7 years experience in wholesale and retail work both as a lab tech and optician. General Manager of a chain...
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    Where would the position be located out of

    Where would the position be located out of
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    I have used a Briot with a drill before they are...

    I have used a Briot with a drill before they are neat but I prefer the Optronics 7E myself. I run a 7EA and a 7HLP both with drilling capabilities. I have not drilled with them very often as they are...
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    I have sat through several seminars on digital...

    I have sat through several seminars on digital lenses. The most recent one was from Shamir.
    The vertex distance is exactly what Darryl said.
    What I have learned in the seminars has been that most...
  10. I am trying to figure out why the Rx was...

    I am trying to figure out why the Rx was optimized with a + cyl

    I have only been doing this for 7 years and I can't say as I ever had the urge to transpose to a + cyl when I have to transpose them...
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    I am studying for my ABO exam in May and that is...

    I am studying for my ABO exam in May and that is where the optical cross comes into effect
    one reading at 180 meridian and one at the 90 meridian on the back side and using the front curve to...
  12. Your not comparing apples to apples with a FFSV....

    Your not comparing apples to apples with a FFSV. The Optimized Rx would change everything anyway
  13. When I did work as a retail optician (wholesale...

    When I did work as a retail optician (wholesale lab rat now) I always gave out the info. Call me stupid but I was always happy to talk optics to anyone who walked into my store. As General Manager...
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    One of my favorite things to do is pull out a pen...

    One of my favorite things to do is pull out a pen and ask them to sell it to me. I good sales person can do this without missing a beat, at least after they realize your serious. A half way decent...
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    I prefer optronis patternless edgers, but you...

    I prefer optronis patternless edgers, but you need lab software for them (DVI or similar)and a tracer and blocker Briot wet cut systems are pretty much stand alone with a tracer and blocker built...
  16. That's too true. my left pointer finger has such...

    That's too true. my left pointer finger has such an odd shape due to the constant stabbing it has received over the years
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    I try very hard to never Use heat on Zyl frames....

    I try very hard to never Use heat on Zyl frames. The lab I work in, we try to do everything we can to avoid using heat to fix any excessive face wrap from using high or flat base lenses.
    I do all...
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    question about NewYork

    Some one was telling me that New York Opticians are unionized. Is this true?
    Just curious the person telling me this has told several others and he tends to be a bit of a blow hard. just trying to...
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    I have had 1 experience like that in my 7 years...

    I have had 1 experience like that in my 7 years of doing this.
    That is one of the best feelings in the world hope you have many more like it
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    Before I started working in optics I worked in a...

    Before I started working in optics I worked in a machine shop and I would agree with Dragon on this on. Milling bit but for what maybe a mini CNC machine LOL
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    Sounds like you are all ready. Good luck I am...

    Sounds like you are all ready. Good luck
    I am studying for my test as well.
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    My policy was always. If you Bring it I will...

    My policy was always.
    If you Bring it I will make em. Always have them sign a frame waiver. Most times after stating that you have the waiver just in case anything should happen, not that it...
  23. Thread: new edgers

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    lol lenny nah I have the loose screw

    lol lenny nah I have the loose screw
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    thank you Thumbs for the clairafication. It was...

    thank you Thumbs for the clairafication. It was my understanding from Gerber that if it is out of warranty there was a charge. Must have been a misunderstanding on my part then. I have never had to...
  25. I think the best question I was asked. a...

    I think the best question I was asked.
    a gentelman walked in to my store handed me his glasses and asked " can you check my glasses I think the medicine in them has run out".
    like a true pro I...
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