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Offline wildimaginations

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Dummy that I am sometimes.
« on: January 25, 2014, 07:32:45 AM »
You know that feeling you get when:


The customer says that nothing works.  So you go shut off the circuit breaker cuz it's easier and disassembly the entire machine looking for that one switch that isn't working.  Spending about 10 minutes breaking it down, getting out the ohm meter and checking and find out that it's ok.  Hmmm… so we check out ALL the switches and everything is ok.  So now, we start working back.  Is the wiring connectors ok?  Yup.  Go back to the junction terminal and they look ok.  Could it be a bad control board, probably.  Turn the power back on and I'm getting 108v to the board and and 120v on the other side.  Not enough volts at the terminal so I go to the outlet and pull the plug. 


Arrrrrrrrgh!!!! >:( :tickedoff: >:( :tickedoff: :tickedoff: :tickedoff: :tickedoff: :tickedoff: :tickedoff: :tickedoff: :tickedoff: :tickedoff:


ALL THAT TIME SPENT WHEN I COULD'VE JUST CHECKED THE OUTLET FIRST AND FOUND THE PROBLEM!!! :tickedoff: :tickedoff: :tickedoff: :tickedoff: :tickedoff:


I'm going to VEGAS.  That's all I got say!!!



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Offline AJ

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Re: Dummy that I am sometimes.
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2014, 07:52:24 AM »
Yep, have had that happen too, lol...
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Offline niobrara

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Re: Dummy that I am sometimes.
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2014, 09:40:24 AM »
I had one of those weeks. Not just one call. Think my brain went on vacation, and forgot to tell my body.

Offline Patricio

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Re: Dummy that I am sometimes.
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2014, 01:59:02 PM »
Its contagious, when ya least expect it, your elected, it's your lucky day.  Bam acase of the dumbass sometimes to the 3rd degree.   happens all the time on my end.
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Offline olyteddy

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Re: Dummy that I am sometimes.
« Reply #4 on: January 30, 2014, 01:39:44 PM »
Yeah, it seems no matter how you troubleshoot or what you look for the problem is always in the last place you look...Probably because once you find the problem you stop looking!  :rofl:  :2funny:  :rofl:  :2funny:  :P

Offline lesguns

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Re: Dummy that I am sometimes.
« Reply #5 on: January 30, 2014, 06:54:33 PM »
yep been there and done that!

Offline Blaiser

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Re: Dummy that I am sometimes.
« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2014, 07:58:59 AM »
We've all been there. SOMETIMES WE OPEN THE BOOK AND DON'T READ THE COVER.