[vcf-midatlantic] MAC with squashed screen (william degnan)

william degnan billdegnan at gmail.com
Fri Apr 29 14:13:23 EDT 2016


There was traffic on 295, did not make it in time.

On Fri, Apr 29, 2016 at 2:01 PM, Ian Primus via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> I went over how to repair jammed up drives in my mac repair seminar at
> VCFE, and repaired an 800K drive there - don't know if anyone
> videotaped it or not. I could definitely do it again at the next
> workshop, if anyone is interested. Can go over 400K and 800K drives.
>
> It boils down to knowing how to take the mechanism apart and remove
> the metal loading part. Then it's just straightforward dissolving of
> the old grease with your favorite solvent, and relubricating with
> something suitable, such as lithium grease or silicone lubricant.
>
> -Ian
>



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