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had a call from a customer -

who asked if I had a Swing Arm Patcher?

I said what was that as been in trade a couple of years and never heard of it?

 

He said the Cobbler in the supermarket has told him that's the only machine that can put a zip into a Golf bag.,

Well as I have only got one patcher, (normal type) it's a miracle that i can do it,

If the guy working in the cabin in the supermarket does not want the work, can they just tell the truth? In the minit days we called them 'Heel Bar Turkey's - I'm now wondering what to call these guy's Lazy' gits??

 

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 theres  many things I call them  back in the 80s   we used to call them "2  week wonders"   after the mm training course ( in fairness it was probabaly a bit  longer) as   for a swing arm patcher ? there was a funny one on you tube best of luck to them

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The only swing arm patcher I knew of was in the old minit heel bars where space was a premium and it was on a swivel base so could be stored flat and swivelled out when in use.

Correct, just a base that swivels and allows you to 'trail' the bag below the stitcher so you can stitch it :-)

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Correct, just a base that swivels and allows you to 'trail' the bag below the stitcher so you can stitch it :-)

So a normal sewing machine and there's lots I have worked with wont do the job?

Swivel base is that not for making better use of space?

Lazy people use new terminology to not do these jobs might be wrong but,.

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If it wasn't for companies like minit and Timpsons that raised the profile of multi service high street shops a lot of you would be still stuck in dingy, dirty horrible little hovels, mind you, from some of my travels a lot of you still are.

I am, I do, very happy and content in my own little hovel.!!

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in fairness mister minit  -  just do the easy stuff  , I remember as a very young 20yr old weres the stichers  mr Matthews ? . don't need them son . ok weres the press ? don't need that either son  ? , you see your trouble is you don't love mister minit  ( now me at this time thought  well 80 quid a week is quite shit , but appart from an Austin maestro  red with a fred logo the daft c--t wasn't making much more than me ? NO OFFENCE MEANT TO 1980S HEEL BAR WORKERS

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in fairness mister minit  -  just do the easy stuff  , I remember as a very young 20yr old weres the stichers  mr Matthews ? . don't need them son . ok weres the press ? don't need that either son  ? , you see your trouble is you don't love mister minit  ( now me at this time thought  well 80 quid a week is quite shit , but appart from an Austin maestro  red with a fred logo the daft c--t wasn't making much more than me ? NO OFFENCE MEANT TO 1980S HEEL BAR WORKERS

Oi!! 

 

:smt062

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actualy  I wonder what  happened to  john Matthews   ex mister minit area manager  , honest he was brainwashed  " what  are the 3 golden rules of  mister minit ?"  timpsons offered me  £5 extra a week   the rest is history

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