Originally Posted By: rpasquier
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As I said Jim, right now I am using the notes that I have always used for home Inspections, and the field notes for reporthost, but I tire of carrying around a clipboard.
The Pocket PC, an Ipaq 3835 cost me a total of $400 with memory, cases etc and the screen is very large for a PDA.
The pocket word works great and I keep the word open and my pocket notes, and just type in my comments etc in the notes, as I normally do on a notepad, then when I get home, I transfer that report and my comments to Reporthost and the pictures of course, and done.
I will NOT do reports onsite, the check has to be cashed FIRST before I even think about writing the report.
I go to the bank the check is written on and cash the check as I head home, then I write the report.
It is easier then writing on a notepad, I just switch from screen to screen as I go over the property, and it is all electronic, not handwritten, because even doctors have a hard time with it, and so do I after 3 hours. My handwriting stinks...LOL
I love my Ipaq, and I will figure out an easier way to use it I am sure, but I just started and wouldn't go back if you payed me.