Need Docs for XT RAM Board...
chrism3667 at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 16 16:34:43 CST 2006
--- Chuck Guzis <cclist at sydex.com> wrote:
> On 16 Nov 2006 at 13:36, Chris M wrote:
> > Can't always snip the pins. Generally speaking,
> > desoldering a chip isn't necessarily catastrophic,
> > what if it's old and irreplaceable?
> ...then one would assume that your goal was to
> salvage the chip , and soldered it to the pin
judiciously. No problemo.
> rather than the board. In that case, I'd simply cut
> the board around
> the chip then desolder the chip from the board
> Priorities, priorities. Either you want to save the
> chip or the
Possibly both. What if both were important? And I
have freed a trace or two from a circuit board due to
overheating, and soldered it to the pin judiciously.
I remember a guy who desoldered EVERY chip from his
C64 (?), soldered in sockets, then pressed the chips
back in. Granted though this was at an electronic
facility, with all the proper gear.
> But if you're replacing a chip, who cares what
> happens to the old
> one? In severe cases, I've taken a dremel to the
> chip leads and
> simply cut the IC body away for easy access.
The tender mercies of the wicked are cruel LOL LOL LOL
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