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    Most good camera lenses are glass, not plastic....

    Most good camera lenses are glass, not plastic. Most all have AR coatings. Sometimes, wear scratches, worn areas, are only on the AR. There are AR strippers out there. The cheapest way to proceed is...
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    No More ZZ

    Dusty Hill, bass player for ZZ Top has passed away. I’m getting really bummed at loosing band members I grew up listening to. Thank you Dusty, your music will live forever..

    Here he sings”Tush”,...
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    Just make sure you don’t dress a plated wheel,...

    Just make sure you don’t dress a plated wheel, you’ll just knock the diamonds off it. On bonded wheels, use the gray stone. Soak it in water for a few minutes, get the motor up to full speed, then...
  4. My condolences Meloney for what I’m sure is a...

    My condolences Meloney for what I’m sure is a forced move from Tn. To Ca…

    This is all imho, but if you and the doc work for the same Corp., you’re not in a very good situation. Discuss the...
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    Same as a regular B&M location, you need to...

    Same as a regular B&M location, you need to identify your target market. Economy? Mid priced? Luxury? Lots of kids? 20-30 somethings? Elderly?

    I’ve retired ( congrats to you that you made it!) I...
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    CTA (aka) Chicago; “I’m a Man” ‘69

    Complete with cowbell solo!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WM6l7twOfso
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    Pot calling kettle black…

    Pot calling kettle black…
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    Important: Good post Krystle. Regards to #6, being a...

    Good post Krystle. Regards to #6, being a successful Optician requires 80% Psychology, 20% Ophthalmic knowledge.
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    Yea, they definitely can quit their day jobs.. ...

    Yea, they definitely can quit their day jobs..







    Agreed. Ryan is way better suited for their repertoire. Batio is all about speed metal. He does put on a show though playing over and...
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    That drummer is fantastic! And where the heck did...

    That drummer is fantastic! And where the heck did they find Michael Batio to play Highway Star with them?
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    Yep, adjust the Decentration for prescribed...

    Yep, adjust the Decentration for prescribed lenses (particularly PAL’s), but a Fresnel is usually used for trial/temporary/diagnostic reasons. Another reason to use only one Fresnel when you’re...
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    Note to Fresnel users; Do Not use 2 Fresnel’s!...

    Note to Fresnel users; Do Not use 2 Fresnel’s! You will reduce vision on BOTH eyes if you put one on both lenses, due to VCA’s that prisms induce, especially hi prism amounts. The proper way to...
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    Order a 20D Fresnel and put it on a pair Of his...

    Order a 20D Fresnel and put it on a pair Of his old glasses until the new order comes in. You can order them direct from the maker.
  14. Thread: Slab Off

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    Reasons to slab: *Power difference at 90 is...

    Reasons to slab:

    *Power difference at 90 is over 2D

    * Power imbalance is recent, and won’t be resolved relatively soon. ( example. catx)

    * Patient refuses to wear a CL on affected eye to...
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    Show and tell!!

    Love the L50 Robert! I’ve always wanted a semi-hollow electric...

    3 of my beauties bellow. 1st, my G&L S500 (‘90). Leo Fender/George Fullerton design. Alder body, maple neck, hand wound p/u’s....
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    Test

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    ..With one caveat: When itemizing or selling...

    ..With one caveat: When itemizing or selling “add-ons”, I agree, but I ran 3 locations that were cash only ( no glasses ins.) We “included” it in pricing(AR and digital). We keep pricing reasonable,...
  18. Just gorgeous Steve! I’m mesmerized by your and...

    Just gorgeous Steve! I’m mesmerized by your and Uille’s skill and professionalism of your shots. Truly awe inspiring! Thank you, both for sharing.

    I hope you and Marlena are doing great and...
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    The Gibson Garage opens in two days! I gotta plan...

    The Gibson Garage opens in two days! I gotta plan a trip to Nashville to check it out in person. In the meantime, they have a very cool virtual tour of it online.

    https://www.gibson.com/garage
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  20. The ultimate (almost) recruiting post, ( I’m...

    The ultimate (almost) recruiting post, ( I’m partial, I wrote it..)

    https://www.optiboard.com/forums/showthread.php/47699-WANTED-Houston-s-Top-Gun-Optician

    I find it funny, if you want to see...
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    Price at similarly cost lenses + extra for the...

    Price at similarly cost lenses + extra for the extra measurements and calculations for vertex difference from refracted to worn.
  22. Frame reps can be the best source for employees...

    Frame reps can be the best source for employees out there. They go into most of your local competitors and know the Opticians. A good rep knows, many times, whom could be a good fit for another...
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    Well, that stinks...:giggle:

    Well, that stinks...:giggle:
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    You expect personalized service from a global...

    You expect personalized service from a global conglomerate? ....Ha...ha ha, oh it hurts...ha ha!
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    Now, for a little “Taste” of “Sugar Mama”, Rory...

    Now, for a little “Taste” of “Sugar Mama”, Rory Gallagher...Light your bong..


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cdf-QKyLeOs
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