crimp-on D-sub pin removal
drb at msu.edu
Tue Jul 17 15:38:41 CDT 2007
> It is possible to remove these with basic garage tools: all you need are
> a small piece of thin sheet aluminum and a moderate precision 5/64"
> metal dowel- in short an aluminum soda pop can and a 5/64 drill. Form
> the aluminum into a tube with a slot suitable for 24 ga wire, put around
> the pin, pull out- all in less time than it takes to drive to the
> semi-local electronics store.
Now why didn't I ever think of that? Thanks!
Presumably one wants to be careful of the edges.
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