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Old 04-07-2006, 07:54 PM
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Are you using a laptop in your work truck or are you considering it?
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I have a laptop now that I use for mostly business, I've been taking it with me on estimates, but I'd like to get a wireless mini printer and have a printer in the truck so I can have more professional looking estimates. My hand writing is horrible so a printed estimate would be a big help for me.

Once the season start I'm thinking I'll get a stand and a printer and take it with me daily.
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Do you have your laptop mounted at all?
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Right now no, I was going to get a mount from ebay, they have them on there for 20-30 dollars. They're like the ones cops use in their cars. Right now I just have a case and set it on the seat next to me when I'm using it.
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Where will you be mounting the printer and what type are you looking into getting?
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Here is one I found. I know a lot of you reading this are good at manufacturing things too, maybe this will give you ideas.

http://www.ram-mount.com/nodrillsystems/printers.htm
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Printer will go behind the passenger seat, I remember looking under the seat and its open with a metal piece on the floor so it seems like the paper would be able to shoot out under the seat on the floor infront of the seat.

I thought about getting a cheap printer off ebay, I can't remember the ones I was looking at, I want to keep it under $150.
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