The Brothers WISP 175 – Installer Tools


This week we have Tommy, Jon Fernandez and Mark LaManna talking about installer tools. I am pushing the video version of the cast this week because we spent a lot of time looking at pictures of stuff.


00:00:00 Sponsors and Patreon
00:03:00 Introductions
00:06:00 Kinipex Scisors
00:08:18 Towels and Cleaning Supplies
00:10:35 RJ-45 Couplers and NIDs (Do as Tommy says, not as he does.)
00:17:00 Battery Powered PoE Injectors
00:22:30 Laptops and Installer Policy and Training (We really wandered around here on thoughts on installers)
00:42:20 Drill battery for PoE injection
00:44:30 Drill Bits and Hole Sizes
00:46:50 Installer Efficency
00:51:00 VFL Stuff
00:53:55 Mikrotik GPEN 21
00:55:40 Various PoE Injectors and Step up/down converters
00:56:20 Driver Bits, Pass Through Sockets and Labeling
01:01:40 Telephone Testing Tools
01:04:15 Wire Strippers and Snips (always have a good pair)
01:06:30 Mark’s Pro Tip (Tools in one area at a time and only go through one entrance)
01:08:10 Vibratory Tools are magical (not those ones)
01:09:45 Can Wrenches
01:10:35 VFL and Fiber Installer Tools (Pre-terminated is bad)
01:21:15 Preferred Tools and What Maybe making a favorite Tool list.
01:22:50 How to Get ahold of people

Knipex 95 05 155 SB Electrician’s Shears 6,1″
VCELINK Waterproof RJ45 Connector Shielded, Cat6/Cat5E/Cat5 Ethernet Coupler IP67, Outdoor Ethernet LAN Cable Extender Female to Female Adapter 5-Pack
Mikrotik RouterBoard mAP RBmAP2nD micro Access Point wireless Dual-Chain
Mini UPS Battery Backup Uninterruptible Power Supply for Router, Modem, Security Camera, Built-in 10000mAh with Input AC Output USB 5V DC 9V/12V 2A Gi
Jon’s Preferred Laptop for his Peeps
The new model of what Tommy was running back in the day
Power Wheel Adapter for Milwaukee M18 Battery 18v Dock Power Connector 14 Gauge Robotics,Good Power Convertor for DIY Ride On Truck, Robotics, RC Toys and Work Lights
toolant Four Spiral Flute Cobalt Step Drill Bit Set, 1/8″-7/8″(3pcs) Impact Ready Four-Flute Step Bit, 1/4″ Hex Shank Unibit Step Bit for Metal, Stainless Steel, Aluminum, Wood, Plastic
FC Male to LC Female UPC Fiber Optical Cable Connector Convertor Adapter Flange 2.5 1.25mm Single Mode Compatible with FTTH Optical Power Meter OPM Visual Fault Locator VFL 4pcs
Tycon Systems POE-INJ-1000-WT High PoE 4 Pair Injector
LEDMO 48V Step Down to DC 12V 20A 240W DC/DC Converter Regulator Reducer for Golf Cart Scooters Bicycles Club Car
MOFEEZ Bus Bar -3×1/4”Post,10x#8 Screw Terminal Power Distribution Block with Ring Terminals(Pair – Red & Black)
HOMELYLIFE DC Voltage Regulator Buck Converter DC 48V Step Down to 24V 10A 240W Reducer Power Converter Waterproof Module Transformer for Golf Cart Club Car
ARES 70640-8-Piece Metric Magnetic Impact Nut Driver Bit Set – Impact Grade Nut Setters with Industrial Strength Magnets
Wiha 70486 | 6 Piece Color Coded Magnetic Nut Setter Set
Fluke Networks 19800009 TS19 Telephone Test Set with Angled Bed-of-Nails Clips
KNIPEX Tools 13 72 8 Forged Wire Stripper, 8-Inch
KNIPEX 74 22 200 Comfort Grip High Leverage Angled Diagonal Cutter, 8-Inch, Angled, Comfort Grip
TUFTA Electrical Box Cutout Saw for Oscillating Multitools, Drywall Cutting Tool for Single Gang Boxes, Drywall Cutter, Sheetrock & Dry
Anker USB C Charger, Anker 717 Charger (140W), PD 3.1 PPS Laptop Charger for MacBook Pro 16″, MacBook Air, iPad Pro, Galaxy S22/S21, Dell XPS 13, No
4Pcs 1.5 Meter LC Cable 6 Strand SingleMode 9/125 LC-UPC Fiber Pigtail, 6 Color-Coded Fiber Optic LC Patch Cord with Ceramic Ferrule Plug for Fusion S
Goal Zero Sherpa 100 AC Portable Power Bank
100 Pcs Lever Connectors Nuts 5 Conductor Combination Compact Wire Connectors Fast Connection Terminal 28-12 AWG Suitable for Multiple Types
Jonard Tools SSK-876 Star Key Can Wrench Kit, LC, LG, LB, & LS Patterns
Visual Fault Locator 30mW 30KM, VFL Tester Kit Include Single Mode 9/125um FC Male to LC Female Adapter, Red Light Pen for Fiber Network Cable Test
Dymo 1755749 Rhino 5200 Industrial Label Maker, 5 Lines, 6-1/10W X 11-2/9D X 3-1/2H
NOVOO USB C Hub 8 in 1 USB-C Dock with Hidden Cable, Ethernet 4K HDMI Multiport Adapter 100W USB C Dongle 3 USB 3.0, SD/TF Card Reader, Type C Hub for Works for Android Linux and OSX / iPadOS


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