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Shaws Garage

Discussion in 'Fisher Engineering Discussion' started by LAB INC, Aug 11, 2017.

  1. LAB INC

    LAB INC Senior Member
    Messages: 471

    For all you NJ guys who use Shaw's Garage in Florham Park NJ I am said to say that they are closing after 40 years in business. Peter who has been a great help and a great guy over the years is finally retiring. They will be no longer a Fisher distributor. He is going to be renting out his building to a mechanic. Said to see him leave. Wish him the best.
  2. Randall Ave

    Randall Ave PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,979

    Per information I've heard, it's been for sale for a while.
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  3. LAB INC

    LAB INC Senior Member
    Messages: 471

    I did hear that as well a while ago.
  4. iceyman

    iceyman 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,961

    Tough to survive nowadays
  5. Randall Ave

    Randall Ave PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,979

    It is, but in Jersey, as you know. The cost to operate, and the lack of snow probably didn't help him.
  6. FredG

    FredG PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,885

    God bless him, 40 years at one location is a long run. He won't quit anyways he will pop up doing something. Not very many true working men throw the towel in especially if he liked to play hard. You have to keep your mind and body active. Or sickness and death or both is coming.

    A friend of mine got a couple inheritance as soon as he got the money he closed shop. about a year later he froze up and walking with a cane and shakes rapidly. I see him and can't believe he is my age and just went to the dogs. That money is killing him. Sits around the house watching TV feeling sorry for himself. I could be in a wheel chair and be more active than him. He almost makes me sick. :puke: