rucksack rock - inside a swamp cooler

by:HICOOL     2019-08-20
rucksack rock  -  inside a swamp cooler
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This article is published in 3/2/2018 (484 days ago)
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Although the first week of February did not imagine a family picnic and backyard barbecue, but Doug dart didn't let the cold Manitoba environment stop him from daydreaming about the hazy summer days of those lazy people.
Touchette is the brain behind St. bombode. Adolphe-
A joint venture that converts vintage suitcases into eyescatching, plug-and-
Play the speaker unit. (
Insert your own, carry-a-tune joke here. )
A few months ago, Touchette made the final touches on his latest gadget --an is-that-what-I-think-it-is-
The device he was called "prosperous"cooler.
"This is a brand new Coleman cooler, I have installed waterproof speakers in front while leaving enough space for ice and 15 long use in it --
He showed reporters a Bluetooth device with his mobile phone --
It looks compatible. "It’s battery-
Operation, so you can carry camping, beaches and the like with you, only 20 pounds in weight when completeloaded.
I built the first version for myself in last August, and I swear that for the rest of the summer I have little reason to leave my lawn chair.
"The 54-year-old Touchette grew up in a good environment.
His father Emile Touchette is in St.
Mary's way for decades
Touchette estimated that he was 11 or 12 years old when he started delivering goods in the sales area and on weekends.
"In the 15 or so years I was there, the video recorder and the camera went on the market, the microwave became a thing, and CDs replaced the record. . .
"Looking back, it seems like we have to learn something new every other week," he said . ".
After completing the business program at the University of Manitoba in 1989, Touchette left his father's job to start commercial sales, first inland audiovisual, and later Winnipeg AV.
He eventually set up his own security company, a company that built and installed the first PC
He is proud to say that the digital CCTV tape recorder based in Manitoba.
When he did some research on a laptop for an upcoming project in April 2014, he was tripped over by a website advertising suitcase --
A stereo system built by a pair of San Francisco Partners.
A born Tinder, the married father of three children, took an old, Samsonite suitcase, which was dusty behind the closet, there are also some shabby speakers and wires on the shelves in his garage.
Grab his toolbox and he tries to copy what he sees online.
Considering his huge technical background, he did it for the first time, right? Wrong.
"Have you ever seen Monty Python skits? There, the guy built a castle in the swamp, and then after it sank, built another castle on the basis of that castle until he finally got a man who stayed up late?
"Touchette asked, laughing and playing back the comedy scene in his mind.
"It's my feeling after several failures.
But when I find out what I'm doing is right and what I'm doing is wrong. . .
Let's say my seventh or eighth suitcase, I know I have a product that I can sell.
"After Mixed shopping in garage sales, antique stores and used stores --
He can work with Touchette in the vintage luggage hand store, officially launching his product line at St.
Norbert farmers market in August 2014
Play songs stored on your phone (
All of his products come with a connector jack where you can plug in your laptop, MP3 player, iPod or other gadgets)
He said he quickly attracted the attention of everyone from "cyclists" to "grandmothers.
The problem, he continued, is that any time there is an emergency, the response from his work is not good, negating sales.
His neighbor, "perogy lady", doesn't particularly like rock, which makes him rethink his retail approach and look for a more permanent place to parade for his speakers.
Talking about voice travel: since the owners of city transport on 173 clove Street
Agreed to grant Touchette most of the front window space to show the boombagage products to passers-by, and the equipment of Touchette has been taken away by shoppers far away from Vancouver Island, Calgary and Chicago.
"There's a deli in Toronto that buys one and plays music in the restaurant," Touchette notes . ".
"Last year there was another guy in town lighting a movie that was being filmed here, and he fell in love with it after seeing the movie in City Haul.
He contacted me through my website.
Said people would be crazy about these things in Vancouver where he lives.
He bought a bunch directly from me and I am now offering him additional products at B. C.
"While his business name carries the word" luggage ", when it comes to rolling up his sleeves and starting to work, Touchette does not limit his courage or complaints.
So far, he has also inserted speaker compartments in the floor radio, shoe polish boxes, shipping crates and round top boxes.
Better yet: He's currently fiddling with 1970era Easy-
He was particularly curious to see how it all happened ". " (
Although the housing he hired was clearly used, all CSA-
Approved amplifier portion and power-
The supplies he has for them are new and come with one
Defect warranty for one year. )
"I also customize orders for people who have an old piece of luggage that doesn't work anymore, but because of its emotional value they can't stand to give it up, he said.
"They might tell me how they plan to use it in the backyard or in the cottage, but other than that, they leave it to me to set things up and decide which type of speaker to use.
They're gone, 'you're an artist;
You know what you're doing. ’"About that;
From time to time, Touchette heard from others who saw his work and comments, "it seems easy to do it;
I think I will do it myself.
"What I told them is that when something is done well, it almost always looks simple. But trust me;
"There are 100 ways these things can go wrong, and that's what I learned from the hard roads," he said . ".
Touchette, who is from
As a marketing consultant, he still thinks boombagage is more of a pastime than "something I can retire," he says with a smile ".
That said, although his career has been successful, with complex audio systems installed in "countless" theaters and arenas, he thinks his sideline shows are the most interesting things he has ever done
"I obviously like to work with sound.
I like carpentry too. side-of-
Things and the repair phase.
Also, I build as much as I can and I sell.
How often will you be lucky to be a hobby that helps pay bills? "david.
Sanderson @ freepressmb.
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