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Introduction

 Dean's Electronics is a manual for amateur electricians and skillbook found in the Fallout franchise. By reading the book in-game, the player's repair skill is increased. It appears in every game of the franchise.
 
In Fallout, Fallout 2 and Fallout Tactics, reading the book causes your repair skill to be increased by a variable percentage. That percentage gets smaller the higher your  repair skill is until it maxes around 90%.
 
in Fallout 3, the book is a straight one point increase to the repair skill. Two points are gained after the Comprehension perk is selected.

Fallout Locations


Map 
Location
Description
  Cathedral
In the tower, 3rd floor, on a bookshelf.
 Glow
On the 4th floor, in a locker.
  The Hub
Mitch the merchant, Downtown.
  The Hub
Mrs. Stapleton the merchant, Downtown.
 Lost Hills
Given to the player by a Knight found near some broken Power Armor. Only after the necessary parts are found.
 Necropolis
Three are given to the player by the leader of the underground ghouls if their repair skill level is not high enough to fix the water pump. 
 

Fallout 2 Locations


Map Location
Description
 Ghost Farm
Slag missing their skin.
  Gecko Junkyard
Table in the workshop's storage room.
  Mariposa Military Base
Two outside in different tents, one on the ground and one in a locker.
  Navarro  
Workbench in the Vertibird hangar.
  New California Republic - town
Bookshelf in the NCR Bazaar outpost.
  New Reno
Workshop in the back of New Reno Arms.
  New Reno
Shelf on the 2nd floor in Mr. Salvatore's apartment inside his bar.
  Oil Rig
Two in the Barracks, CO's storage.
  Oil Rig
Dead scientist in the mainframe room on the Reactor level.
  Oil Rig
Two on the shelves in the scientist's office on the Detention level.
  San Francisco
Jenna the merchant, General store on the Oil Tanker
 Sierra Army Depot
Assembly lab, level three.
 Sierra Army Depot
Desk in the CO's quarters, level three.
  Vault City
Randall the merchant.
  Vault City
Chief Librarian Kohl, Inner City Information Center. Conditional on choosing the correct dialogue option - loving books.
  Vault City
Shelves behind Valerie. Alcohol can be used to lower her perception allowing the player to sneak by her.
 

Fallout Tactics Locations


Map Location
Description
 Brothers Grimm
Joe Grimm, potential recruit (special encounter).
 Bunker Beta
Various mechanics after the player completes the Mardin mission.
 Bunker Gamma
Various mechanics after the player completes the Osceolla mission.
 Junction City
Shelf in a buiding on the upper level.
 St. Louis
Two copies in a workbench at the beginning of the mission.
 Vault 0
Locker in a storage room on the upper level.
 

Fallout 3 Locations


Map Location
Description
 Anchorage War Memorial
Average safe on the west side of the Facility interior zone.
 Andale
Truck on the road east of the town.
 Bethesda Ruins
Wooden crate concealed under junk, on a desk on the third floor of the Bethesda Offices West building.
Canterbury Commons
Desk in Dominic and Machete's house.
 Corvega Factory
Desk on the 2nd floor.
 Dunwich Building
Shelf in a side room in the Forsaken Dunwich Ruins.
 Hubris Comics
Desk in the Hubris Comics Utlity Tunnels.
 Hubris Comics
Pulowski Preservation Shelter outside the building.
  Jury Street Metro Station
Workbench inside the metro, near the top of the escalators.
Mama Dolce's
Shelf in the middle of a stairway in the Processed Foods interior zone.
 MDPL-05 Power Station
Near the skeleton of a technician.
 Metro Central
Table in a generator area near the exit to Foggy Bottom Station.
  Nuka-Cola Plant
Counter in the cafeteria on the ground floor.
 Our Lady of Hope Hospital
Shelf in a room at the southern end of the Dry Sewers - a zone that connects the hospital's basement with Dupont Circle.
  Ranger Compound
Gnerator in the pantry. May glitch and get hidden inside or underneath.
 Red Racer Factory
Hidden on top of machinery in the first assembly room closest to the main entrance. Near a toolbox.
 Relay Tower KX-B8-11
Upside down container sitting in a radioactive pond southeast of the tower.
  Rivet City
Shelf in Pinkerton's lab in the Bow interior zone.
 Rockbreaker's Last Gas
Under a workbench in an abandoned shack west of Rockbreaker's.
 Tepid Sewers
Behind a toolbox in a small room in the Raider hideout.
 VAPL-58 Power Station
Safe in the Power Substation.
 VAPL-66 Power Station
Desk immediately inside. 
 Vault 92
Shelf in a farmhouse west of the vault's enrtance. Raider's inhabit the building.
  Vernon Square
Table in an Average locked room in the Sewer Entrance.
 Warrington Station
Shelf in a storage room beyond Roy Phillips and the ghouls' sleeping area.

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