How to Choose the Best Tally Books for Your Business

You might need Tally Books for your workers in these businesses:

How to Build a Better Pipe Tally Book
How to Build a Better Pipe Tally Book

  • Oil well drilling
  • Inspection
  • Construction
  • Electricians
  • Builders
  • HVAC business

When you order those books, they are custom made for you. So, there are a lot of options available. This can be a little overwhelming, so here is a list of those options. Hopefully, this will bring your ordering job down to size.

  • Size of the book
  • Type of binding (stitched or spiral bound)
  • Color of the vinyl cover
  • Color of the imprint
  • Amount of imprinting..Front cover, back cover, inside the covers
  • Optional Pen loop
  • Optional insert with 3 clear pockets
  • Type of paper (real paper or stone paper, which is waterproof)

There. Those are all the decisions you need to make when you order your tally books. A good online tally book company will be able to assist you on the phone. You should always get an email proof before your order goes into production.

The Pros and Cons of Engraved Flashlights

Engraved Flashlights As Useful Gifts
Engraved Flashlights As Useful Gifts

The best companies in America give engraved flashlights with their logo to their employees and customers. Is this always the best idea? Let’s examine both sides of this practice. If you have any other points, please share them with us. We can’t think of any other pros and cons.


  • They are quality gifts.
  • They keep your logo on display always.
  • They show off your generosity.
  • They last for a long time.
  • They are useful gifts.
  • They are appreciated by your employees and customers.


  • They aren’t free.
  • ? I can’t think of any other cons.

The Only Corkscrew You Need to Ring in the New Year

Happy New Year!
Happy New Year!

Have you been perusing Pinterest over the weekend, looking for the perfect cocktail recipes to make for your family, friends, and coworkers tonight? Or will you stick with something simple and easy like champagne or wine? Either way, don’t be an innocent bystander as you watch someone fumble with a low-quality corkscrew at the party tonight. Make it easy for everyone to ring in the new year by bringing your favorite corkscrew.

Happy New Year!

Rabbit Corkscrew
Rabbit Corkscrew

7 Secret Features of Custom Tally Books

Pipe Tally Book CR5
Custom Tally Books

7 Secrets yes, but only secret until you read this post. Custom tally books are essential tools for people who work in:

  • Oil fields
  • Gas fields
  • Forestry
  • Mining
  • Drilling
  • Any job that requires continual field recording of data

When you order custom tally books, you usually want your company logo and phone number on them. Here are the “secret” options that are available:

  1. Inside printing. Printing on the inside part of the vinyl cover.
  2. Stone pad instead of paper pad. This marvelous material can’t tear, and it is water resistant. Perfect for outdoor jobs in any weather.
  3. Pen loop. Don’t want to carry your pen separately? Why not have a custom vinyl pen loop built into your pipe tally book?
  4. Clear inserts. These fit into the front or back cover, on the inside, so you can insert up to 6 pages of your choosing.
  5. Junior size book, only 6″ high, instead of 8 5/16″ high. Some people prefer the junior size.
  6. Colored vinyl border, as shown in this picture. the vinyl border and your imprint are both protected with a clear vinyl cover.
  7. Stock pictures, to add a flair to your oilfield pipe tally books. Or, you can have your own picture printed in the background.