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Recently, the paintless dent repair tool industry has become very exciting. The level of innovation has dramatically risen and the variety of new tools being released has rapidly increased. New materials, ideas, and designs have allowed dent repair technicians to drastically increase their speed and quality of repair. The following list includes some original PDR [...]

PDR Tool Review: Elim-a-dent 18 volt Glue Gun (Makita version)

James Lee has delivered another excellent product from Elim-a-dent tools. This cordless glue gun operates on 18 volt Makita power tool batteries. The design, build quality, and operation are all excellent. Dual Temp 375f High 325f Low LED indicator for Low High/Temp setting USB 2 amp output for charging usb 5v devices (ie. [...]

Mobile Tech Expo Tool Haul & Review

with: Richard Routson, Dentmasters (Arlington, Virginia USA) Wow, MTE 2016 was fantastic. What a fun and educational experience? For those that don't know, the Mobile Tech Expo is an annual conventional for individuals in the mobile automotive reconditioning industry. It is a great event to see old friends, network with like minded companies from all [...]

By | 2017-05-27T02:12:02+00:00 February 1, 2016|glue pulling, PDR tool review, Tools, Video blog|

James Lee brings Pro Grade quality to the PDR light game

with: James Lee, Elim A Dent Tools (Georgtown, Texas USA) written by: Richard Routson, Dentmasters (Arlington, Virginia USA) Having a reliable and effective PDR light is essential in producing high quality paintless dent repair results. For a dent guy a fog/line board or PDR light is the number one tool in our arsenal. Without a [...]

By | 2017-05-27T02:12:09+00:00 October 26, 2015|How to, Industry Trends, tech spotlight, Tools|

New Name + New Features & Platform for PDR Management App Mobile Tech RX

with: Eric Garves, Five Star PDR (Austin, Texas USA) It has been about 4 months since veteran PDR techs Eric Garves and Daimen Simmons released their PDR management/estimating app, Mobile Tech Books.  PDRtalk wrote an earlier article all about the inception of the software and key features of the app.  Since then, the Five Star [...]

By | 2017-05-27T02:12:14+00:00 June 25, 2015|estimating, Hail, hail management, Software, Tools|

Get S.M.A.R.T. with New PDR Software, Mobile Tech Books

with:  Eric Garves, Five Star PDR Paintless Dent Repair has entered the new era of digital invoicing and estimating.  Companies that are on the edge of innovation have welcomed the new technologies with open arms and used them to help better run their businesses.  There are some really good generic invoicing systems out there that [...]

By | 2017-05-27T02:11:54+00:00 March 13, 2015|estimating, Hail, Industry Trends, Pricing, Software, Systems, Tools|

How to Minimize Risk when Bracing Laminated Glass

with: Richard Routson, Dentmasters (Virginia, USA) PDR techs can be classified into two categories.  Those who have broken a window while working on a door ding and those who will break a window.  Breaking the window of a luxury vehicle will instantly put a damper on your day and wallet.  The parts + labor cost of replacing [...]

By | 2017-05-27T02:11:38+00:00 February 17, 2015|How to, Techniques, Tools|

What Is PDRtalk?

This is a PDR blog. We talk about paintless dent repair. Articles, videos, and audio. PDRtalk has four goals: Spread expert knowledge amongst PDR technicians all over the world in a clean and easy format, thus improving the quality, professionalism, and credibility of the industry. Inform the public about the benefits and possibilities of paintless [...]