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Use of spectrophotometer camera NOT INCLUDED

Estimating Tip- All three estimating systems. Use of spectrophotometer camera NOT INCLUDED CCC – DEG Inquiry 20714 “After review of the concern, “spectrophotometer reading” or using a color match camera to get a color code formulation would not be included in refinish labor times. If the business should decide to charge for this step in their repair process, this would require an on-the-spot evaluation.” Mitchell – DEG Inquiry 11770 “Thank you for your inquiry. “Spectrophotometer reading” or using a COLOR CAMERA to get a color code formulation would not be included in refinish labor times. Audatex – DEG inquiry 20716 “We have reviewed the current Audatex Internal procedures regarding the paint manufacturer camera tool. The use of the paint manufacturer camera tool is not included in the refinish times. No change warranted at this time.”

Estimating Tips

Estimating Tip: Mitchell- Introduction to Mitchell Cloud Estimating (MCE)

Estimating Tip: Mitchell- Introduction to Mitchell Cloud Estimating (MCE) New users of Mitchell Cloud Estimating (MCE) can watch an introduction of the estimating system if you are not familiar with the changes from Ultramate or simply being a new user. https://enlyte.learnupon.com/r/yesvrm4v0nf54uqysn1hr1tzi1sz59r Additional videos are available thru Mitchells help files https://www.mymitchell.com/tchs/helpfiles/RCW/1033/Content/40670.htm

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Removing truck bed

Estimating Tip: CCC/ MOTOR- Removing truck bed DEG Inquiry 20436 response from MOTOR: • The setting of the Pick Up Box Assembly on a stand and the use of multiple techs is included in the estimated work time for the R&I/R&R of Pick Up Box Assembly. • The use of the Bed lifting device would be “Included”, the set-up of the Bed Lifting Device would be “Not Included.”