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  1. Thread: Job Trays

    by billmdee
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    12349Free to a good home. Send me a shipping...

    12349Free to a good home. Send me a shipping label and they are yours for the asking.
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    When I used a 2g we averaged 3-5 minutes per poly...

    When I used a 2g we averaged 3-5 minutes per poly lens depending on the Rx, with the average closer to 5 minutes.

    If we had more than 6 or 8 jobs an hour we would get pretty backed up :-(

    I...
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    I was looking into buying "System for Ophthalmic...

    I was looking into buying "System for Ophthalmic Dispensing" to have on hand as a reference for some of the Apprentices I am working with. How big a difference is there between the 2nd and 3rd...
  4. Thread: Eye overheard

    by billmdee
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    We could really use EOH or someone similar right...

    We could really use EOH or someone similar right now. Inquiring minds want to know !! ;-)
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    We get at least one pair in a week with...

    We get at least one pair in a week with delamination issues. May of them are coming back for the second or third time. We try and switch them out to plastic Transitions when ever possible.
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    Georgia CE Audit form

    I have been trying to renew my GA license all weekend, and I can not seem to get the CE Audit form. When I click the link http://www.sos.state.ga.us/plb/ce_info.htm to get the form, the web page...
  7. I don't believe you need to keep up your ABO /...

    I don't believe you need to keep up your ABO / NCLE. I let both of mine lapse, and I have been able to renew my GA license without a problem. You just need to make sure you get your GA CEs.
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    I believe Gold Cartier frames are double plated...

    I believe Gold Cartier frames are double plated with 23k gold, so even if they do wear thin or flake, there is gold underneath. That my be an option but $$$$.
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    Hilco Hinge Doctor

    Does any one have a Hilco Hinge Doctor in use ?

    I recently ordered a Hilco Hinge Doctor, and I am trying to figure out exactly how to properly use it. I figured out to mount the bench block with...
  10. Looking for a PT Lab Tech in the Charlotte area

    A mid-level Retail Lab in Charlotte, NC, is looking for Part Time Lab Technicians. Experience is welcomed, but not necessary. We provide Hourly Pay along with Lab Spiffs, and possible Retail Sales...
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    Michael will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers...

    Michael will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his friends and family. He will always be fondly remembered, and have a special place in out hearts.
  12. Thread: breakage's

    by billmdee
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    Our goal is 1%, but we have been averaging about...

    Our goal is 1%, but we have been averaging about 1.5% for the past 2 or 3 months. :mad:
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    We had another 8 stolen this week. :angry: We...

    We had another 8 stolen this week. :angry:

    We think it is an organized shoplifting gang. They case the store and wait until there are only 1 or 2 people on the sales floor. When they are tied...
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    We had 17 Tiffany frames stolen last month. They...

    We had 17 Tiffany frames stolen last month. They were in two locked towers, but they apparently jimmied the lock. Close to $8k walking out the door. :angry:
    Our 3 fake cameras with blinking lights...
  15. Thread: Will it Lens?

    by billmdee
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    That was cool, but I was hoping that it was going...

    That was cool, but I was hoping that it was going to be a video of the "Will it Blend ?" guy putting a Semi finished Poly lens blank into his super blender.

    I bet the ant kingdom is running away...
  16. I also vote for the B&L 70 I can spot a lens much...

    I also vote for the B&L 70 I can spot a lens much quicker with that than our Auto Lensometer.
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    Are using mostly Poly for Plastic Polarized ? I...

    Are using mostly Poly for Plastic Polarized ? I am guessing plastic, since the raw edge of a poly lens won't take a tint. We used to use the Camoflage Pens, but can't get them anymore. If you ask...
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    We usually run foam laps on 12psi (5056 and...

    We usually run foam laps on 12psi (5056 and Acuity cyl machines.) We also make sure the water/ polish is flowing very well and it is aimed to maximize wetting of the pads. It is hard for the center...
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    When selling a pair of eyewear, I try to avoid...

    When selling a pair of eyewear, I try to avoid putting semi-rimless lenses is CR-39. I Tell the customer what I recommend and why. I even twist the frame in front of them, so they can visualize how...
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    I was the manager of a Cookie Store in the Mall. ...

    I was the manager of a Cookie Store in the Mall. The manager of the Optical shop next door was a regular customer of mine, and he offered me a job EVERY DAY FOR A YEAR. Finally after working a 100...
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    It was probably a combination of both size and...

    It was probably a combination of both size and heat. Either one could cause crazing, but are usually OK. The flexing of a large lens along with heating causes too much stress on the A/R coating.
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    Well every customer that has had problems with...

    Well every customer that has had problems with broken glasses or scratched lenses where I work have:

    NEVER dropped them :finger:
    NEVER sat or steeped on them :rolleyes:
    ALWAYS keeps them in the...
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    We have a sign posted stating that we charge $5...

    We have a sign posted stating that we charge $5 for replacing screws and $10 for replacing nose pads on any eyewear not purchased with us.

    90% of the time I do not charge the customer for the...
  24. Thread: Store names

    by billmdee
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    How about The Inter-Net Optical Then...

    How about

    The Inter-Net Optical

    Then people would say to their friends "I bought a really cheap pair of glasses on the Internet" and they would head to your store. :hammer:
  25. Many people automatically assume (you know what...

    Many people automatically assume (you know what happens when you ***-U-ME) that any Doctor knows more than the people following his "orders" (Opticians, nurses, pharmacists, etc.) After all they...
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