Reply to post: Re: "unique screw head types and gluing or soldering components"

Yes, Americans, you can break anti-piracy DRM if you want to repair some of your kit – US govt

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Re: "unique screw head types and gluing or soldering components"

Indeed. At one point in time, if a "switch" in your logic unit went, you could unplug that valve and replace it. Got a bit harder when you had to unsolder the transistor and replace it... then of course you could swap out that 16-pin DIL package using a chip extractor/pin straightener/insertion tool... Then you had to invest in a SMT desoldering tool... and so on and so forth...

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