Dead RF31 DSSI Disk.. A508 SOLVED!

js at js at
Tue May 12 12:33:29 CDT 2015

On 5/12/2015 12:30 PM, Holm Tiffe wrote:
> Fred Cisin wrote:
>> "Hitting console with hammer:  $1
>> "Knowing where to hit it:    $999
> Yes thats right. I've thought about where to slam before slamming to that
> drive and I've used an rubber hammer.
> I think this solution (on a still standing disk) is far better than opening
> it outside of a clean atmosphere..
> Regards,
> Holm

Head stiction is a very common problem 
on older drives.. particularly MFM... 
especially if they've been sitting for a 
long while.    I do this all the time.

- J.

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