H960 blank panel clips

Al Kossow aek at bitsavers.org
Tue Jul 28 13:55:58 CDT 2015

On 7/28/15 10:22 AM, Vincent Slyngstad wrote:

> What do folks think of the idea of thickening the shaft, terminating it in a hemisphere, but then cutting half-way down the result with a Y or X shaped cut?  The cut would hopefully allow the result
> to flex and taper into the socket,
> providing plenty of grip without actually tearing anything up.

Yes, the problem is there is no give in the plastic, along with the material itself being
too inflexible even when it was new so the shaft should have been split.

Whoever came up with it never thought about taking a panel off.

There is no practical way to do that without bending the shafts.

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