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PostSubject: What ever happened to skilled craftsmanship?   Fri May 06, 2016 10:17 pm

I'm not sure how to better ask the question... I took my fuel sending unit into the local electric shop I've been going to since I was a boy with my father. I asked them to test it by hooking it up to a spare fuel gauge I had so it could be checked for accuracy. After a week I got a call it was done. I went to pick it up and was told. "we couldn't figure it out." Everything was in the box exactly as I'd brought it in a week ago.

Laziness? Maybe. Unskilled? more than likely. I've noticed that all the old timers are gone now and there's a few young guys in there who not only run from a challenge or something new, they avoid it like the plague. If it isn't a textbook fix where they replace something with a new part they want nothing to do with it.

All I can say is that we're losing more than we know with the onset of this new generation of "skilled craftsman". Just look at the auto parts stores. If it isn't in their computer it doesn't exist. No hands on training, no real repairing anything anymore and no desire to learn how. God help this country.

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PostSubject: Re: What ever happened to skilled craftsmanship?   Sat May 07, 2016 8:58 am

I agree 100%. BTW if you need work done or mods on a sending unit, I recommend [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] Trisrarradiator.com they are in Seneca Falls, NY and made a custom sending unit for my 57.

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PostSubject: Re: What ever happened to skilled craftsmanship?   Sat May 07, 2016 12:02 pm

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I agree 100%. BTW if you need work done or mods on a sending unit, I recommend [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] Trisrarradiator.com  they are in Seneca Falls, NY and made a custom sending unit for my 57.

Wow...this is good news. My 57 (that's gone now) had a terrible sending unit in it. I've since heard it was an aftermarket job. It fluctuated all over the place when I was driving. If I still owned it, I would take it out and take it there for them to fix. Now...my 58 doesn't work at all so I may have some work for them yet!

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PostSubject: Re: What ever happened to skilled craftsmanship?   Sat May 07, 2016 5:11 pm

here is a good link to the sender people:

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