Atari ST connectors (was: Atari SIO bus connectors found)
Roy J. Tellason
rtellason at verizon.net
Tue Oct 30 21:38:28 CDT 2007
On Tuesday 30 October 2007 22:04, Fred Cisin wrote:
> > > > > This is why I have a small hoard of IBM Model M keyboards. All my
> > >
> > > I've been meaning to get a nutdriver that will get at the screws
> > > holding a Model M together so I can shoehorn a ps/2-usb converter
> > > inside. So far
> On Tue, 30 Oct 2007, Roy J. Tellason wrote:
> > If you're talking about those hex-head screws, my answer is simple:
> > Snap-On Tools! :-) I just pulled a 5.5mm nutdriver out of my toolbox,
> > and it fits the screw head quite nicely, and that's one of the recessed
> > ones.
> Is it 5.5mm, or 7/32"?
The one I pulled and tried first was a 5.5mm, which seemed to fit pretty
well, but I have both, if I need 'em. My "stuff" in terms of nut drivers,
sockets and deep sockets in 1/4" drive, and also small combination wrenches
goes all the way down to 1/8" and 4mm. :-)
> > They use a better grade of steel, and tend to be thinner for any given
> > size. One of the reasons I like 'em, the no-hassle warranty being
> > another one...
> Well, even Sears will give you a lifetime supply of scrap metal, but at
> least Snap-on tends to be decent quality.
Sears has given me a hard time more often than not in recent times, and
although I'll go there and buy tools it's not my first choice, if I have a
choice in the circumstances.
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