Date: Sat, 01 May 2004 01:26:36 GMT
From: "Bill Jackson" <wjacksonnospamesterdotrr.com>
Subject: Re: SID's digits


yea, it's held on with conductive glue, that's what you need to use but that stuff is tricky. It's got to be heated to the right temp, cooled properly, etc. The challenge is reworking that flex since it's so damned thin and the traces are pretty small with little room for error. the design is lousy. "Keith Gatford" <keith.gatfordnospamku.nospam.com> wrote in message news:4091eaa7$0$1116$4d4eb98enospam.news.fi.uu.net... > > "Bill Jackson" <wjacksonnospamesterdotrr.com> wrote in message > news:kqikc.133879$e17.54545nospamter.nyroc.rr.com... > > the fixes worked on mine for about a year, now it's back. I've taken the > > whole thing apart and found that the design is really lousy but that about > > 10-15 traces from the flex are loose (the end near the power connector for > > the lights) > > > > haven't figured out what to do yet, you can't solder it. Might find some > > more of the conductive glue that they use and try to re-glue it. But > that's > > pretty involved. > > > Conductive glue might be worth a try. > I wish you luck! If you find a better soloution, please let me know. > > Keith > >

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