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Re: N.D.A.'s
On Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 12:57:27 PM UTC-4, RTS wrote:
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A man after my own heart.

Let the bureaucracy stew in their own bureaucracy.  

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On 5/23/2018 9:57 AM, RTS wrote:
 > Thanks for the reply, Bob
 >
 > personally I turned down all federal government work requests, mostly  
because of the lengthy payment return..
 >
 > (never did like waiting 6-9 months to get paid) and some because of  
the stupid designs..
 >
 >
 > *Rocky T. Squirrel, esq.


When I invoiced by purchase order I usually got paid by the federal  
government in 30-45 days.  (Often quicker.)  When they switched to big  
ticket credit cards I got paid within days of presenting the invoice  
along with a sign off of job approval.  Sometimes the same day. Somebody  
would just call me up with a credit card number.  Now a certain airplane  
manufacturer who might have had something to do with the marine  
adversary squadron back in the early 90s didn't pay for months until I  
sent a letter to the Commandant of the Marine Corps informing him I  
would be filing a lien against his marine base if payment wasn't  
received very soon.  The payment check arrived Fed-Ex overnight a couple  
days later.

I never did huge jobs for the feds.  $8,000-$25,000 usually, but they  
were big for me.  I never experienced third party caused delays either,  
but I did have my guy at the Army procurement office tell me if that was  
ever an issue I could get progressive payments for equipment delivered  
or portions of work completed.  I think GSA told me the same, but most  
of my jobs for them were pretty small.  Max maybe $9k.  Most in the  
$2-4K range, and by the time they called me in everything was ready to go.


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Good for you Bob,

Back in my day the 70's and early 80's payments were a little different..

But glad you were able to have a good working relationship with the  
government in your area..


*Rocky T. Squirrel, esq.*


On 5/23/2018 7:03 PM, Bob La Londe wrote:
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