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  1. single head only or with stand?
  2. head over to the regulatory affairs section and spend some time reading that. Most of it depends on the state your in. Voltage Vending Nic
  3. I hope they are legible
  4. go over to the Regulatory Affairs section there is quite a bit on the different rules for states and different business set ups
  5. yeah, ill get the PDF tomorrow of the list they put out. I sell some snacks in my classroom as a fundraiser, teaching an underfunded program is great... We can actually order some items through the district but case sizes are crazy, all that information is on the PDF. Items that I have: Trix, CoCo puffs and cinnamon toast crunch cereal bars about 1.42 oz (these are the ones without the layer of frosting/milk in the middle or bottom) CHeez-Its Atomic .75oz Nutrigrain bars Strawberry, apple cinnamon, blueberry and cherry 1.3oz Nature Valley Oats and Honey crunchy granola bars 1.5oz Gold Fish cheddar Whole Grain .75oz Gold Fish Cinnamon Whole Grain .9 oz Chex Mix Hot and Spicy 1oz Drinks are tougher... Gatorade G2 12oz bottles only the 20oz bottles have too much sugar for a 20oz drink Propel 16.9oz bottles
  6. The baked Lays and Doritos should work, my school district approves of them. BTW, I'm a teacher not a vendor in a school. Nic
  7. The only snacks that can be sold at school for consumption during school must meet the "Smart Snack" guidelines. Snacks sold between the hours of midnight and 30 minutes after the students are dismissed must meet the guidelines. The guidelines are different for K-4, 5-8 and 9-12. O and schools can make the guidelines stricter if they want to. https://www.healthiergeneration.org/take_action/schools/snacks_and_beverages/smart_snacks/alliance_product_calculator/ This is the calculator my school district uses, its interesting you can have a 20 oz Diet Pepsi but only a .75oz bag of cheez-its. Nic
  8. I've got one of the Triple Time machines, not on location since I'm just getting into the game. When the canisters are removed you can reach down and grab the coins from the tray without opening the back so different locks wont help. Nic Voltage Vending
  9. Post a picture if you can, that will help since many machines don't have much in the way of markings. Voltage Vending Nic
  10. Hope I didn't miss a post/duplicate a post but I am starting a vending business in Illinois (not near Chicago) and this is what I've found so far... Still working on finding out how sales tax will work here. Sole Proprietorship is the style I am setting up. 1. Register (DBA) with each county that will have a machine. $5 fee for the counties around me. Must submit a publication notice in a paper for 3 weeks in each county, its going to run about $90-120 for each county. 2. Illinois Department of Revenue form REG-1, Illinois Business Registration Application. Talks about a fee but I cant find how much it is. This will give you a Illinois Business Tax Number (IBT) 3. Illinois Department of Revenue form STS-80, Request for Vending Machine Decals. No fee but you must have a decal for each machine. If I am missing anything or anyone has anything to add or clarify let me know, Nic Voltage Vending
  11. alright, I'll try asking again... I asked about stands when i emailed about the singles but they ignored that part of the email...
  12. My first post and new to the business... Anyone had any experience with the Titan machines from Gumball.com? I ordered a triple head and it is mostly metal except for the parts in the removable canister which are all plastic. They are half the cost of the NW Triples. I'm planning on going with Oak Vista single heads since they have refurbished for a good price. But I'm having trouble trying to find stands that aren't $100+ ea... Any help would be appreciated,