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ot1
27-08-2012, 03:42 PM
When someone mentions Tools, I think of Gauges, vac pumps, DVM testers, leak detectors, etc. tanglible hardware. Calculators, well could be handheld, but really software running on a PC or tablet. So I'm thinking these two should have separate Forums, one for Tools and one for Calculators. I don't have the time to wade through discussion topics that I am not currently interested in, and by combining the two into one forum is very time consuming.

So, please separate the two!

install monkey
27-08-2012, 03:56 PM
wikipedia's description of a tool
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/f/f4/20060513_toolbox.jpg/287px-20060513_toolbox.jpg (http://www.refrigeration-engineer.com/wiki/File:20060513_toolbox.jpg)http://bits.wikimedia.org/static-1.20wmf9/skins/common/images/magnify-clip.png (http://www.refrigeration-engineer.com/wiki/File:20060513_toolbox.jpg)
A modern toolbox (http://www.refrigeration-engineer.com/wiki/Toolbox)

A tool is any physical item that can be used to achieve a goal (http://www.refrigeration-engineer.com/wiki/Goal), especially if the item is not consumed in the process. Informally the word is also used to describe a procedure or process with a specific purpose. Tool use by humans (http://www.refrigeration-engineer.com/wiki/Human) dates back millions of years, and other animals are also known to employ simple tools.
Tools that are used in particular fields or activities may have different designations such as "instrument", "utensil", "implement", "machine", or "apparatus". The set of tools needed to achieve a goal is "equipment". The knowledge of constructing, obtaining and using tools is technology (http://www.refrigeration-engineer.com/wiki/Technology).
wouldnt buy me kids crap tools like that!!
urban dictionary description -




Tool




A person, typically male, who says or does things that cause you to give them a 'what-are-you-even-doing-here' look. The 'what-are-you-even-doing-here' look is classified by a glare in the tool's direction and is usually accompanied by muttering of how big of a tool they are. The tool is usually someone who is unwelcome but no one has the balls to tell them to get lost. The tool is alwasys making comments that are out-of-place, out-of-line or just plain stupid. The tool is always trying too hard to fit in, and because of this, never will. However, the tool is useful because you can use them for things; money, rides, ect.:D

Luke.G
31-08-2012, 06:15 PM
wikipedia's description of a tool
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/f/f4/20060513_toolbox.jpg/287px-20060513_toolbox.jpg (http://www.refrigeration-engineer.com/wiki/File:20060513_toolbox.jpg)http://bits.wikimedia.org/static-1.20wmf9/skins/common/images/magnify-clip.png (http://www.refrigeration-engineer.com/wiki/File:20060513_toolbox.jpg)
A modern toolbox (http://www.refrigeration-engineer.com/wiki/Toolbox)














Thats one hell of a good tool Kit!:D

RANGER1
01-09-2012, 12:50 AM
For the Ladies that is!

Nicky
05-10-2012, 07:56 AM
c'mon now, that's not fair. I bet I've got bigger tools than you...

Nature-777
27-01-2013, 02:52 AM
Hi brothers,

I am interested to buy a test light for work, but I would like this one suitable for 6 to 24 volts applications.
can any of you recommend me any one in particular where I can get this.
I checked Snap on but so far I have found only 12 V, another thing is that I do not know which one is better the one that uses LED or just a normal bulb ???

please I really appreciate any help.

Grizzly
27-01-2013, 07:23 AM
Erm!
Any modern multimeter out performs test lamps.
For range versatility.
With the exception of a Proving lamp (Martindale etc.) but even these use LEDs nowadays.
Of which there are many good versions.


An LED supersedes a filament bulb, it is far more robust.
Which area of our wonderful trade are you working in?

Grizzly

flyinkiwi
27-01-2013, 08:33 AM
Erm!
Any modern multimeter out performs test lamps.
For range versatility.
With the exception of a Proving lamp (Martindale etc.) but even these use LEDs nowadays.
Of which there are many good versions.


An LED supersedes a filament bulb, it is far more robust.
Which area of our wonderful trade are you working in?

Grizzly

That said, a high impedance voltmeter can give you a false indication also - eg this arvo, when my father complained about the rear 12v socket in his Prado having 12.8v, but wouldn't power anything. Connect a load, and the power disappears. Back to the DMM, and we find there's 27k ohm between outlet and loom connector. Both are good tools to have.

What REALLY sticks in my mind is the TK training I had last year, when we were told DO NOT use a test lamp.

Nature-777
17-02-2013, 10:34 PM
Hi brothers, I am sorry for such a long time to replay, I have been disconnected for a while.
I am working in transport refrigeration, I really like it, different things every day, diffrent units, I am relatively new here but I like it.
I know perhaps a multimeter can do the test, I ve got one of those, but I find test light quite useful and handy,
and my mates at work they have a nice snap on which measures from 6 to 24 volts, so I was thinking something like that but more affordable.

the other person flyinkiwi mention learnig in the TK training not to use it, I would like to know why.

thank you for your time guys.

RandallHarmon
12-04-2013, 05:38 PM
When someone mentions Tools, I think of Gauges, vac pumps, DVM testers, leak detectors, etc. tanglible hardware. Calculators, well could be handheld, but really software running on a PC or tablet. So I'm thinking these two should have separate Forums, one for Tools and one for Calculators. I don't have the time to wade through discussion topics that I am not currently interested in, and by combining the two into one forum is very time consuming.

So, please separate the two!

Hello guys looking to get new tab under $200 budget. if you have some good options to share it would be great help.. Thanks in advance

RandallHarmon
13-04-2013, 06:23 AM
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Any suggestions?

Grizzly
13-04-2013, 09:18 AM
Randall.
Your suggestion may not be meeting with a positive response.
Because the idea is to share our knowledge and help each other where we can.

Whenever our experience on a given topic may help.

However promoting anything or anyone is a bad scenario, unless handled sensitively.

What the heck a new tablet within 200 dollars has to do with refrigeration has me confused.
Unless your post is an elaborate scam / spam?


We get plenty of those here.
I for one ain't about to find out.

Maybe most of the other guys feel likewise?


Grizzly

monkey spanners
13-04-2013, 02:04 PM
Hello guys looking to get new tab under $200 budget. if you have some good options to share it would be great help.. Thanks in advance

I've got a Kindle for pdf files, easier to use than lots of manuals and less to worry about value wise compared to a lap top ipad etc.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-eu5oebIyIk

Grizzly
13-04-2013, 02:35 PM
Brilliant Idea and definitely related to what we do MS.

I reckon you cried the day Jessops folded the amount of video's you do!
Thanks Grizzly