Releasing Cover Off of Nashua RL02 Pack?
leec2124 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 13:16:03 CST 2015
Thanks Earl, that was the problem. The bottom cover on the Nashua RL02 pack
is held on with 4 magnets inside the cover, no mechanical locking mechanism
at all. I just used a bit more force and the cover came right off.
On Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 10:51 AM, Earl Evans <earl at retrobits.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 9:56 AM, Lee Courtney <leec2124 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have a couple of Nashua brand third-party RL02 packs I'd like to remove
>> the cover from, shown here:
>> The DEC RL02 packs have a slider release on the handle that one can use to
>> remove the bottom cover before inserting the pack in the RL02 drive.
>> However, the Nashua packs are missing this mechanism, and just lifting the
>> handle does not release the bottom cover. Any hints on how to release the
>> bottom cover off these packs?
>> Lee Courtney
> Hi Lee,
> Lifting the handle should work. I have the exact Nashua pack you show in
> your picture, and just now verified that lifting the handle (without
> pressing any other mechanism) does indeed release the bottom cover. It
> appears to be a magnetic release, like the DEC-branded packs, but without
> the requirement to slide a locking device.
> Perhaps it's just a bit stuck?
> - Earl
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