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Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2009-12-15, 5:35pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,224
Posted By blindmonkey
You can't give the post office all the credit...

You can't give the post office all the credit Donna, the amazing shipping is mainly because you get the tools out asap (do you live in the post office???)
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2009-12-14, 2:43pm
Replies: 29
Views: 6,740
Posted By blindmonkey
I have to agree with everyone here, Donna is...

I have to agree with everyone here, Donna is fantastic! I just ordered my third bead roller today (an early christmas present to me!) and can't wait to get it. What is great it that I know from...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2009-11-27, 5:14pm
Replies: 29
Views: 4,790
Posted By blindmonkey
Good customer service should require zero...

Good customer service should require zero "prodding". I have never ordered from John, nor will I. It is not a risk that I am willing to take when so many other people have been burned.

Would you...
Forum: Safety 2009-11-03, 6:16pm
Replies: 12
Views: 2,997
Posted By blindmonkey
does anyone who wears them over their RX glasses...

does anyone who wears them over their RX glasses have plastic frames for their reg. glasses? All my glasses have kinda chunkier plastic frames because I can't stand nosepads so I wonder how the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-11-03, 6:13pm
Replies: 38
Views: 3,771
Posted By blindmonkey
I think I did either 1 or 2 dollars a bead and...

I think I did either 1 or 2 dollars a bead and they were so popular! Plus, they're handy to give to well-behaved children who are very admiring of beads (the ones that at least were old enough to...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-11-01, 6:25pm
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By blindmonkey
I have said this before, and I will say it again....

I have said this before, and I will say it again. I love the mohawk mud that you can get from Moretti and More. It dries smooth (I like to flame dry it) and holds up to repeated pressing and long...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2009-09-17, 7:07am
Replies: 62
Views: 4,816
Posted By blindmonkey
A long weekend trip to Chicago would be...

A long weekend trip to Chicago would be nice....haven't been there since my honeymoon.
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2009-09-16, 5:45am
Replies: 24
Views: 3,572
Posted By blindmonkey
I love Mohawk Mud that Moretti and More has--you...

I love Mohawk Mud that Moretti and More has--you can flame dry it, it handles a lot of tough love when bead making, the beads come off easily (I hold the mandrel with a pair of needle nose pliers in...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2009-09-11, 6:07am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,576
Posted By blindmonkey
The quality of their lampworking area and service...

The quality of their lampworking area and service has, in my opinion, gone down a lot in the past 5 years. When I first started I liked to be able to look at each color and they had nice plastic...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-09-07, 6:05pm
Replies: 33
Views: 3,806
Posted By blindmonkey
Dark Ivory, Intense Black, Dark Turqouise. I...

Dark Ivory, Intense Black, Dark Turqouise. I could make a ton of beads from these three and be pretty happy. If I could add more I'd definitely want to add Goldstone stringers, any kind of olive-y...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-08-24, 9:35am
Replies: 1
Views: 668
Posted By blindmonkey
When your beads are done, a quick soak in toilet...

When your beads are done, a quick soak in toilet bowl cleaner gets it right off.
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-08-15, 5:17pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,313
Posted By blindmonkey
I have to second Mohawk Mud from Moretti and...

I have to second Mohawk Mud from Moretti and More. I love it cuz I can dip and flame dry, I have never had it crack or break on my when I was working a bead, beads come off the mandrel nicely, and...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-07-23, 9:03am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,677
Posted By blindmonkey
If I am making beads for earrings that I can't do...

If I am making beads for earrings that I can't do more than one on a mandrel, I will often make up to 6 if not more of that particular bead. I sort through them and then pair them up and I usually...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-07-05, 6:40am
Replies: 39
Views: 3,432
Posted By blindmonkey
wow, what a great thread. I too just decided to...

wow, what a great thread. I too just decided to start "saving up" for a cricket and this is really helpful!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-06-27, 5:12pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,155
Posted By blindmonkey
Yes, but giving them your check (routing and...

Yes, but giving them your check (routing and account number) and showing your id can be just as risky if someone is going to try to rip you off. A lot of shows I have been in cost upwards of 400$ to...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-06-25, 12:58pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,436
Posted By blindmonkey
Coke never works for me, but toliet bowl cleaner...

Coke never works for me, but toliet bowl cleaner is a god-send. Especially with turqouise--any bead I make that has turqouise in it gets a swim in toliet bowl cleaner for a couple minutes and the...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-06-25, 12:57pm
Replies: 39
Views: 3,155
Posted By blindmonkey
I definitely would look into propay. When I last...

I definitely would look into propay. When I last did shows I accepted credit cards and I KNOW I got sales that I wouldn't have otherwise because I took credit cards. Up until recently (when I had...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2009-06-13, 1:37pm
Replies: 15
Views: 3,224
Posted By blindmonkey
Donna--CG Beads--Rocks!

I was lucky enough to get some cash for my bday so I ordered a couple of bead rollers on Thursday from Donna. They made it to Michigan today and look amazing.

Donna responded so quickly to my...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-05-30, 4:47pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,582
Posted By blindmonkey
Lentils of course but I also get a lot of...

Lentils of course but I also get a lot of positive reactions to my faceted barrell press (from Mikes)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-05-28, 6:40pm
Replies: 420
Views: 38,592
Posted By blindmonkey
Thanks Ron! The great thing about getting a job...

Thanks Ron! The great thing about getting a job is I have money to buy glass...the bad thing is I don't have time to USE the glass! All that clear has been taunting me for so long too! I am very...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-05-27, 9:17am
Replies: 420
Views: 38,592
Posted By blindmonkey
Did anyone have any problems with the DC shorts...

Did anyone have any problems with the DC shorts from R4? I actually got the shorts (although they are really great and not really "short") but I haven't used them yet.

Just curious!
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-05-09, 6:38am
Replies: 25
Views: 4,521
Posted By blindmonkey
I think it would be cool if instead of stamping...

I think it would be cool if instead of stamping the skull into the glass, it was raised out of the glass (more like a press I guess than a stamp)
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-04-09, 5:50am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,453
Posted By blindmonkey
I usually have a goal in mind, be it focals for...

I usually have a goal in mind, be it focals for pendants, earring sets, etc. I like to have in mind what I want to make with the beads. Colors depends on my mood for the day. Even if I fully...
Forum: Tips, Techniques, and Questions 2009-03-02, 11:33am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,174
Posted By blindmonkey
I have presses from both Zooziis and Mikes Brass...

I have presses from both Zooziis and Mikes Brass for Glass. I love them both. while there are some overlaps in shapes, I would look at both because each does have some unique presses. It just...
Forum: Customer Service Kiosk 2009-03-02, 9:14am
Replies: 48
Views: 5,818
Posted By blindmonkey
I now need to order a very large quantity of...

I now need to order a very large quantity of glass to test out my local UPS people! So far, everything the leave me is in perfect shape! They even kindly tuck a box into one of my porch chairs and...
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