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    it's not!!!

    The tool...

    It's the tech!!!

    many pages here

    many threads here

    many repeats!!!

    what's the best this or that.


    put the best tools known to man in a 'tech's' hands that hasn't the experience or the willingness to accept the challenge...

    you've nothing more than a pile of the crappiest tools


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    Agree
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    Disagree, You have a crappy tech with some fine ass tools.
    You need to put the phone down and get back to work!

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    Timmy is full of crap, im a terrible tech with odd lot tools but i still change parts until it runs.
    You sure are cocky for a starving pilgrim.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jpsmith1cm View Post
    The only tools that I carry are jumper wires.
    A good meter, 5 in 1 screwdriver, and jumpers is a pretty good start.
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    Quote Originally Posted by coolwhip View Post
    A good meter, 5 in 1 screwdriver, and jumpers is a pretty good start.
    I only need one jumper wire.

    I jumper controls until the compressor starts then walk away.

    I'm the cheapest and fastest tech at the company.


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    Leatherman, don't forget the Leatherman.

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    Quote Originally Posted by beachtech View Post
    The tool...

    It's the tech!!!

    many pages here

    many threads here

    many repeats!!!

    what's the best this or that.


    put the best tools known to man in a 'tech's' hands that hasn't the experience or the willingness to accept the challenge...

    you've nothing more than a pile of the crappiest tools


    Yep.

    My coworker was working on the same roof as I was and told me he was getting a SC reading of negative 50! On his SMAN3 digital gauges.

    I walk over and see that he has his high side hose on the discharge line and the temp clamp also on the discharge line!

    Garbage in, garbage out...

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    Of course my cordless impact does make it easier to pull chillers apart.
    You sure are cocky for a starving pilgrim.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Some Dude
    Of course my cordless impact does make it easier to pull chillers apart.
    Whaddya takin em apart for, dumazz?

    Yer sposed at be fixin em

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    Quote Originally Posted by chuckcrj View Post
    Yep.

    My coworker was working on the same roof as I was and told me he was getting a SC reading of negative 50! On his SMAN3 digital gauges.

    I walk over and see that he has his high side hose on the discharge line and the temp clamp also on the discharge line!

    Garbage in, garbage out...
    Just my

    These new electronic tools are GREAT for ease of work, as long as folks know the "WHY's". IMO the REAL issue is the newbee does not understand the WHY'S of how refrigeration and AC and heat works. If they did, they would not be standing there scratching their heads... unless they are having a brain-f*rt day... like we all do sometimes.

    So now we have a question: Do we teach the newbee only what is necessary for him to run calls and make $$$ (if this, then that... with no understanding of why)... or do we take the extra time (which costs extra $$$) to teach the newbee enough (the why's of how things work, so they can think well enough to actually diagnose, rather than stuff parts at the problem until it is fixed) for them to become GREAT techs???
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    Quote Originally Posted by ga-hvac-tech View Post
    Just my

    These new electronic tools are GREAT for ease of work, as long as folks know the "WHY's". IMO the REAL issue is the newbee does not understand the WHY'S of how refrigeration and AC and heat works. If they did, they would not be standing there scratching their heads... unless they are having a brain-f*rt day... like we all do sometimes.

    So now we have a question: Do we teach the newbee only what is necessary for him to run calls and make $$$ (if this, then that... with no understanding of why)... or do we take the extra time (which costs extra $$$) to teach the newbee enough (the why's of how things work, so they can think well enough to actually diagnose, rather than stuff parts at the problem until it is fixed) for them to become GREAT techs???
    I agree.

    I have nothing against using the best tools, or digital meter, or digital gauges. There has to be an understanding of the basics before the good tools can be fully utilized.

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