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Information Technology Tools | Main Tool Bag | Tool Loadout | Make Money as a Freelance IT Tech

This video covers how I organize my main tool bag in my work vehicle as a Freelance Information Technology Technician. I found these Dewalt DG5543 16 inch toolbags are a great bag with external and internal pockets. I have been an independent tech for over 20 years and this is how I keep myself organized …

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How To Install a Blank Patch Panel | Pass-Through Patch Panel Installation | Patch Panel Termination

In this video I show you how to terminate a patch panel with blank square holes for keystones. These are my favorite kind of patch panels. They may also be called a pass-through patch panel. This is something you’ll see a lot as an independent contractor tech in the information technology field. List of Tools …

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How to Wall Mount a TV on Drywall With Snap Togglers | Wall Mount a TV | Service Call Examples

In this video I show you how to mount a TV on drywall. The principles in this video apply to any type of Television Mount. For this install, I used Toggler brand toggle bolts. This is something you can do as an independent information technology field tech. Amazon List of Tools and Supplies In This …

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Don’t Run a New Cable! | $225 Service Call Example | Make money as a Freelance IT Field Technician

In this video, I’m showing an example of an onsite service call where I was hired to do a new cable run. I made $225 for a little over an hour of work. Did I need to run a cable? This is something you can do as a freelance information technology field tech. The goal …

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Simple Tips to Crimp RJ45 End on Network Cable Version 1 | How to Put Ends on Network Cable for Beginners

In this video, I show a super easy way to consistently crimp RJ45 ends onto network cable. Terminating CAT 5 / CAT 6 cable is something I do every day as a Freelance Information Technology Technician. I have been an independent tech for over 20 years and this is one way I work efficiently out …

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Best Electricians Scissors For Field Techs | Electricians Scissors Review

In this video I compare three new electricians scissors from Amazon to see how they compare to my old Klein and Commercial Electric brand scissors. The new scissors are by ARES, C. Jet Tool, and Work Pro. I show how they cut in a few different environments and how the designs differ. Amazon links to …

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Running Cables Through Bridal Rings or J-Hooks | Service Call Example | Make Money as an Onsite Tech

In this video I show an example service call where I ran cables through an existing bridal ring and J-Hook setup. This is something you can do as an freelance information technology field tech. Free KwikJack Tool with purchase of 100 or more KwikJacks:https://www.discount-low-voltage.com/ List of most of the tools used in the video: https://amzn.to/3Sodc3k …

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How Does a 66 Block Work? | 66 Block and Telephony Basics for Beginners | Make Money Freelance Tech

In this video, I show you the basics of how a 66 Block works. This video is a perfect way for beginners to understand Telephony. Performing Telephony service calls on POTS lines is something I do every day as a Freelance Information Technology Technician. I have been an independent tech for over 20 years and …

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Phone Troubleshooting | 66 Block | RJ31x Jack | Service Call Example | Make money as a IT Field Tech

In this video, I’m showing an example of an onsite service call where I was troubleshooting no dial tone. This video gives you an idea of what a real service call looks like and my thought process as I traced the phone line through the 66 block and the RJ31x jack using my buttset. This …

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