Group buy of homebrew CPUs

Scott Quinn compoobah at
Sat Aug 12 01:23:05 CDT 2006

Roy replied: 

> Probably possible if you don't care at all about the board...
>Just take it outside,  and hit the back side of the board with a torch.  :-)

Tried the 400F oven trick. Works wonders with through-hole and many SMDs, but BGAs
either loose all the balls or the solder balls melt into a sheet. Not fun.

Small resistors and capacitors are hard to do this way too, they don't have enough mass to dislodge
with the shake.

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