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I picked this up this morning 馃槑
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Made identification of all circuits in this **** panel a breeze. Got the 84 circuit model.
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Made identification of all circuits in this **** panel a breeze. Got the 84 circuit model.
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Wow, you may have just spent my tax return for me.
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Wow, you may have just spent my tax return for me.
It was not cheap, but it will pay for itself in a month or two on labor for me. Especially on commercial jobs. I tested it out on my house hooked up to my main panel and second unit on my sub panel at the same time. Every circuit was accurate. Picture above was at a customer's on tuesday. It took ten minutes to hook it up and everything was properly identified in another 20. I ended up turning off a few circuits to verify at first because I couldn't believe what they had grouped together. And it was a 100 Percent accurate. We have verified every circuit there to be correct. I'm curious to see how it does on a bigger commercial job.
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Man, I want to go buy that right now. I'm gearing up for service upgrades only here pretty soon and that there is a huge time saver.
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Made identification of all circuits in this **** panel a breeze. Got the 84 circuit model.
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Damn.. that thing is super useful
I bought a Milwaukee 18 volt weed whacker because my next door neighbor got a steady job and won't be cutting my grass for 50 bucks a month any more.
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I bought a Milwaukee 18 volt weed whacker because my next door neighbor got a steady job and won't be cutting my grass for 50 bucks a month any more.
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Bought one of these to help sort out control wires and such.
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Uhpolstry repair or is it for occasional brain surgery side jobs?
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Made identification of all circuits in this **** panel a breeze. Got the 84 circuit model.
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We had a job with 40 panels we had to identify circuits, this tool paid for itself the first weekend.
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Uhpolstry repair or is it for occasional brain surgery side jobs?
The washer fluid reservoir on my truck was leaking. So I ordered a new tank. When I went on Youtube to see how to access it, I realized I had to remove the grill in the front. Looked like it was out of my league when I looked at it. I had no idea how to pop it loose.
So I found this guy on Nextdoor. He is a mobile mechanic and he comes to you. His price was $100 bucks so I hired him. I figured it would take at least an hour to do.
He was done in 20 minutes.
When I asked him how he did it so fast he showed me a tool case like Jeff posted above. Does all those things you need to do and never have a tool to do it with. I would have had no clue as to what that kit was for until the mech serv call.

@brian john This reminds about your thread "Service". I found a reliable, prompt and honest auto mechanic last week. He has a mobile service. He comes to the car.
Has everything he needs "except a lathe to turn rotors". Nice guy, veteran trying to build up his business.
My granddaughter was buying her first car. She has saved for over 3 years. I told her I would match any amount she saved. I was very concerned about buying a used car. So I called the mobile mechanic and he did the inspection for $100.
He called me when he was done and gave me a run down on everything. Turns out the car was in excellent condition and she bought it.
My daughter said when she went there he had it jacked up and was underneath the vehicle doing a thorough inspection. He even inspected the brakes. He had the wheels off.
Well next week he doing my brakes. Best quote I have received. And he comes here. No waiting or dropping off.
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The washer fluid reservoir on my truck was leaking. So I ordered a new tank. When I went on Youtube to see how to access it, I realized I had to remove the grill in the front. Looked like it was out of my league when I looked at it. I had no idea how to pop it loose.
So I found this guy on Nextdoor. He is a mobile mechanic and he comes to you. His price was $100 bucks so I hired him. I figured it would take at least an hour to do.
He was done in 20 minutes.
When I asked him how he did it so fast he showed me a tool case like Jeff posted above. Does all those things you need to do and never have a tool to do it with. I would have had no clue as to what that kit was for until the mech serv call.

@brian john This reminds about your thread "Service". I found a reliable, prompt and honest auto mechanic last week. He has a mobile service. He comes to the car.
Has everything he needs "except a lathe to turn rotors". Nice guy, veteran trying to build up his business.
My granddaughter was buying her first car. She has saved for over 3 years. I told her I would match any amount she saved. I was very concerned about buying a used car. So I called the mobile mechanic and he did the inspection for $100.
He called me when he was done and gave me a run down on everything. Turns out the car was in excellent condition and she bought it.
My daughter said when she went there he had it jacked up and was underneath the vehicle doing a thorough inspection. He even inspected the brakes. He had the wheels off.
Well next week he doing my brakes. Best quote I have received. And he comes here. No waiting or dropping off.
I'm bringing my van over. I'll let you know when I get close to the area...............
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Uhpolstry repair or is it for occasional brain surgery side jobs?
Orthodontics.
It's time for your Mactip Of The Day! For those who change their own oil on work vehicles , specifically those with questionable quality transmission from the factory like say uh General Motors or Chevrolet vans . Go to O'Reilly's and buy the little hand pump kit for pumping out fuels and oils. Whenever you change your oil, also try pumping out two quarts of transmission fluid from the transmission dip stick tube (if your van still comes with one.....). Dump the dirty old fluid into a graduated bucket like they sell at hardware stores for mixing fiberglass. This way you can measure the exact amount you pumped out, I like the two quart exchange level, and replace exactly the same amount of new fresh manufacture recommended transmission fluid back Into the dip stick tube. Start early in the vans life and it will give you less headache later on when it is up into high mileage. Your van will thank me later.......
Orthodontics.
Figures. ........
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Made identification of all circuits in this **** panel a breeze. Got the 84 circuit model.
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I鈥檝e never seen one of those before, looks like a great tool
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