tothwolf at concentric.net
Wed Feb 7 21:17:29 CST 2007
On Wed, 7 Feb 2007, Robert Borsuk wrote:
> On Feb 7, 2007, at 9:46 PM, Richard wrote:
>> I've been thinking that I might be able to glue enough of the pieces of
>> the case back together to get something stable enough to have the
>> electronics working again. (I've never attempted to power it on and
>> man, was I pissed when I opened up this box!)
> I was working on similar problem with an SGI Crimson. SGI plastic is
> very brittle. Unfortunately I have been unable to find a good glue or
> epoxy that is both strong and binds to the brittle plastics. Can anyone
> offer any suggestions for both RIchard and myself?
See my reply to Richard's post.
Oddly enough, I used to the stuff to repair cracks in the brown skins of
some of my SGI 4D PowerSeries machines, and I'd expect the Crimson to use
similar plastic parts. If they switched to a PC+ABS blend though, it won't
work very well.
I *do* still need to find one of the plastic skins and plastic skirt for
one side of one of my 4D series machines. The skin was badly crushed at
the vent holes and really isn't repairable and the narrow skirt part was
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