Stripping an RA80

js at js at
Sat Dec 31 16:23:37 CST 2016

On 12/31/2016 1:52 PM, Tony Duell wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 31, 2016 at 6:45 PM, Ian Finder<ian.finder at>  wrote:
>> You're invariably gonna take up more space with all the removed parts after
>> you strip it than just keeping the whole unit around to cannibalize as
>> needed.
>> So I have to ask... WHY?!
> Well, considering the main bits I need are assorted screws and
> brackets (the correct
> UNC hardware is very difficult to find in the UK), including the hinge
> bolts for the logic
> chasiss, it's going to fall apart anyway.
> As I said, I may well scrap the outer casing metalwork unless I have a
> good reason not
> to. The boards, HDA and PSU are smaller than the whole thing _and will
> fit into odd
> corners_. And they are light enough to move around (unlike the RA80!).

Since what you're doing is reversible, I'd just keep both units... and 
not lose any parts this time.

- J.

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