group buy for homebrew CPUs?

Dave McGuire mcguire at
Sat Aug 12 12:04:11 CDT 2006

Jim Davis wrote:
> Close up SMD work when your pushing 40 or 50 is tricky. I can easely handle
> the finest pitch when I'm looking through a  binoc microscope. It's quite
> amusing to see a 30 gauge blue wire and solder the size of a truck while
> trying to mod a board. Without optical assistance, I might as well be 
> trying
> to neuter a fly with a butcher knife.

   Oh, definitely.  For working with surface-mount components, 
magnification is as much a requirement as a soldering iron.


Dave McGuire
Cape Coral, FL

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