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Discussion in 'Tanning' started by Rhino, Jun 18, 2017.

  1. Rhino

    Rhino Too many irons in the fire will put the fire out!

    I might be able to return to work in the fall!!

    I have had 3 surgeries, and after 1 more, and the time to heal, and pending Doctors agreement it's gonna happen! I can't hardly wait! I have missed my job so bad, it's hard to put it into words. The feelings of being worthless are overbearing. It's been almost 4 years since I shaved a skin, or tanned anything.

    Anyway, I sure hope it happens "my way" for once! Can't wait! Wonder if that arrogant a-hole will be back too? Nope.
  2. backcountrychad

    backcountrychad Active Member

    God bless bud. It's gonna get better.

  3. 3bears

    3bears Well-Known Member

    Worthless? You have taught me and I'm sure others plenty, while feeling worthless and I for one am grateful. Aubrey, I wish you nothing but the best with your pending medical procedures and hope for a speedy and acceptable recovery, but please don't forget to keep educating folks like myself, when you get back to the actual handling of skins.
  4. Oldshaver, I rarely reply or post but was compelled by your statement. Three years ago I was on the fence about trying to do my own tanning. After reading countless post written here and the responses/ tips provided by you and others, I took the leap. I now tan all my clients work, except sheep, and will continue as long as possible. I'm by no means an expert, nor have I dealt with all possible complications, but you and others gave me a foundation to start from and the confidence to give it a shot, Thank you. Here's wishing you the best in the future, and assuring you that you didn't waste the past.
  5. Monte

    Monte Missouri fur-Limited hair-tanning

    You know who I am, and I am cheering you on full speed
    If you think you can , then you can
  6. cyclone

    cyclone Posts: 400001

    Prayers for you OS!
  7. tomdes

    tomdes Me my dear and Fall BAZZ!!!

    Get better OS!! We need you man..
  8. Rhino

    Rhino Too many irons in the fire will put the fire out!

    If can make a go of things on a very small level, I'm going to give it a shot. I trained and worked my rear for others for close to 25 years. It was great making a good wage, and not having the responsibilities of ownership, but, for once, JUST ONCE, I want to see my name on the sign! I will keep it VERY SMALL, and easy to manage. Tanning mostly small stuff, all smaller than moose. No wild sheep, mtn goats, or skins like that. I have no desire to get rich, I just want to make a living.

    Luckily, I have a couple of job offers to supliment my income from folks that don't care if I do my own thing on the side. During the slow summer months, I hope to travel some, train shavers, and do some consulting. Anyway, I hope it works out!?

    Thanks for the good wishes ! I appreciate it!

    TIMBUCK Active Member

    Prayers for you brother and you are far from worthless. You have helped many on here including myself... You"ll be back..
  10. Godspeed for a full recovery Aubrey!
  11. MR. Brad

    MR. Brad Member

    I'm rooting for you sir!!
  12. Bill Yox

    Bill Yox Well-Known Member

    I am too...rooting for you, that is!
  13. Rhino

    Rhino Too many irons in the fire will put the fire out!

    Thanks a bunch for the well wishes.

    Im getting excited. Fleshingmachines.com already has a Rawhide fur dressers model machine ready for me to pick up! Dang, I just wanna shave something......anything....well except.....bison,gemsbok,warthog,moose,cows,boar capes,waterbuck,roan,thar,crocodile, eland,bangtang,forest hog,giraffe, blue wildebeest , ......LOL I'm sure I missed something....?
  14. pir^2h

    pir^2h Retrievers give you the bird

    It was great meeting you at the Jim Allred Supply open house and hearing you freely give out the advice of your numerous years of experience for those of us seeking to improve our tanning knowledge. As all the others have said, I am rooting for you as well and hope all turns out great for you.

  15. boogger47

    boogger47 Member

    May god continue to bless you.
  16. Zebra, obese dogs, ostrich,.. :)
    Best of luck to you !
  17. D.Price

    D.Price Well-Known Member

    Yep, I'm back on here too.

  18. Rhino

    Rhino Too many irons in the fire will put the fire out!

    I was referring to the condescending jerk I used to be back in the day. LOL This being "nice" gets kinda tough at times though!?

    No remember, your a professional smart a55! LMAO