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Off to the 21st Annual Appliance Service Training Institute (ASTI) in Orlando...

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Heading down to the ASTI in Orlando tomorrow (March 5) to bask in the cornucopia of pearls of appliantological wisdom being cast out by the various appliance manufacturers!

The ASTI is going on from March 6 - 9 and I'll be returning on Sunday, March 10. Since I won't have my desktop computer with me, I won't be able to upload service manual requests but I may still be able to PM download links from my Dropbox. I'll still have my iPhone and iPad with me and will check in with the Appliantology forums here as much as possible. Of course, I'll still be available via PM or through the Contact form.

I'll be in classes all during the day (while my wife and kids are off in the Disney parks) and then working on transcribing my notes in the evenings to post them here. Classes are held Wednesday through Saturday and I'll be attending two training sessions each day from various manufacturers.

But don't you fret none 'cuz ol' Samurai's planning on bringin' back the goods for his homies! My plan is to transcribe my notes from each class and post them here to my blog as separate blog entries. That way, those of you who won't be attending can at least get some benefit from the classes. You can check out my training agenda here so you can see what classes I'll be taking on which days.

Stay tuned!



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Have a wonderful time. Maybe you can uncover the secret as to why so much junk is being made by these guys nowadays...

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Domo, reelynyce!  It'll be mostly work for me but should be a fun time for the family.  

 

 

 

Maybe you can uncover the secret as to why so much junk is being made by these guys nowadays...

 

I think I already know the answer to that...

 

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I envy you.  Wish I could go.  Daughter was expecting & no longer is, I have a new granddaughter I have to spoil.

 I also know how much these meeting takes out of you. You are going to be dog tired when you get home.  Have fun.

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Congrats on your new granddaughter, Patricio!  cpfedber.gif

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