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MST Radio Episode 27: Online Appliance Repair Schools- the good, the bad, and the scams

Samurai Appliance Repair Man

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In this special international episode, the Samurai is in Fiji at Samurai International Headquarters, while Mrs. Samurai is in the Team Samurai New Hampshire pavilion. Although halfway around the globe from each other, Team Samurai comes together through the miracle of the Internet to deliver you this timely and crucial information in this episode of Master Samurai Tech Radio. We compare and contrast three online training options with the Master Samurai Tech Academy. 

 

 

Subscribe or listen to the audio-only podcast here: http://mstradio.com



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I took the courses here. 

Fantastic stuff!

Everything this man and his wife just talked about is true. Take the courses at MSTand you will be proud you did.

Take it to the bank.

Quick

 

 

 

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Samurai Appliance Repair Man

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Mucho domo, Brother @Quick! It was an  honor and a pleasure training you in the martial art of Fixite Do at the Master Samurai Tech Academy. :samurai:

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Two of my favorite quotes I found while researching for this podcast episode:

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"All you need to know is how these appliances work and what you must do to make them work again when they break down. They are all very simple, and you need to know only a few basic facts. They use electrical heating elements, small motors, and simple mechanical parts. All these are easy to test and replace. You’ll need only simple tools and test equipment." - Penn Foster

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Q. Is this hard work? A. "Absolutely Not! This has probably been the easiest work (average 15 to 20 minute jobs) that you will ever do and get paid to do it. Average work day is 2 to 4 hours of ACTUAL work. Of Course, if you want to make more money for any reason that's up to you how long you want to work." - Ripoff scam school we mentioned in the podcast.

So, now I don't know what all the techs here at Appliantology are doing, talking about computer boards and complicated troubleshooting scenarios. Don't you guys know this is basic and easy work? It just sounds like you are working too hard! :P

What do you think?

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1 hour ago, Mrs. Samurai said:

What do you think?

I think a good tech can see his way back to the river.

It takes preparation to run a service call. The preparation itself can be tiring. From receiving the call to filing away the paid invoice, a lot goes on. I don't see it easy. It's hard work. And it takes smarts to do it. I believe, and just my opinion now, it takes someone a little above average IQ intelligence.

The good times in this business for me is enjoying the drive from call to call. I enjoy meeting people. 

Appliance repair is a Skill. Skill only comes with knowledge and experience to be skillful at what you do.

I personally don't see how anyone can call themselves a tech without having the knowledge provided MST right here.

Yea that guys a scam. 

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Great episode Capt. Fiji , When you were discussing that most people had difficulty with thinking methodically, my experience has been that, Most of the best techs I've known also had musical ability.  Which in the old days before you tube videos and guitar tabs "finger position" placement , A person actually had to read music note by note and line by line in a methodical fashion. Not only reading the notes but keeping correct rhythm and timing.  Just my 3 cents !:boohoo: 

 

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Samurai Appliance Repair Man

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Totally agree! I think our brains need to make music in order to unlock circuits that would otherwise stay dormant.

I learned to read music in the 5th grade and have been doing various things with it my whole life ever since.

The past 10 years, singing Byzantine chant in our a cappella church choir (ison and bass). Sometimes, you can almost feel your brain getting rewired while your heart and voice blends in with the others. And, sometimes, you sense the presence of others there, too. 

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