Repairing Your Own Industrial Equipment: Training, Tips and IdeasRepairing Your Own Industrial Equipment: Training, Tips and Ideas

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Repairing Your Own Industrial Equipment: Training, Tips and Ideas

Hi and welcome to my blog. My name is Sam, but everyone calls me Bandit. I used to work at a plant, and there, I handled a lot of repairs on industrial equipment. Now that I've retired, I still want to keep busy so I decided to start a blog. In this blog, I am going to provide tips and ideas on repairing your own industrial equipment as well as a look on how that can save your company money. I love to tinker on anything, but the hours I've spent working on big machines has been some of my favourite. I hope you get the tips you need to tinker and succeed.

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