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Re:How to repair a glued board
« on: February 14, 2009, 03:50AM »
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Tom, sometimes just reheating gently to soften the old glue and repressing will do the trick. gentle reheating will not effect your contacts.I have never had that happen.  LOL  tony
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Re:How to repair a glued board
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2009, 10:29PM »
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Thanks Tony! The Fidelity Mini Sensory is quite a small machine and I wonder if treatment with heatguns/blowdryers will not affect the contacts.

By the way, I thought that the glue had become dry, but when I tried to lift the upper layer I saw that the glue still looked like a kind of treacle.

Maybe I should reconsider my plans and just exert some presssure on the board.

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tom

Quote from: tony on February 13, 2009, 05:30AM   

here's one method which has worked for me on board edges that lift over time. use a hair dryer or heat gun to soften the glue and gently remove the overlay. clean with denatured alcohol and reglue with a quality adhesive that doesn't dry too fast so you have time to work its position. good luck. regards, Tony
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Re:How to repair a glued board
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2009, 05:30AM »
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here's one method which has worked for me on board edges that lift over time. use a hair dryer or heat gun to soften the glue and gently remove the overlay. clean with denatured alcohol and reglue with a quality adhesive that doesn't dry too fast so you have time to work its position. good luck. regards, Tony
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How to repair a glued board
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2009, 02:13AM »
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The Fidelity Mini Sensory computers have the board glued on the top of the computer. The holes into which the chessmen are pegged have projecting rims which stick out slightly above the holes in the board mentioned above, more or less like this:



After some time, the glue tends to harden and the board comes partly lose.

My question is: has anyone ever successfully tried to fix the board back on the computer, and how to go about it?

Thanks in advance for any replies.
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