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Stuff starting to turn up for the next batch of PSU builds...

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Also bulk purchased a lot of PLCC44 3M sockets which will go in my store eventually.

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Can'ya tell what it is yet...

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Isn't this typical.. It looks like whatever tool was used to tap the block snapped off in the hole, and the other three holes are not tapped at all :roll:

So more delays with this project as I will have to water blocks from somewhere else now :roll:

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what thread size? I might have a tap and a broken tap remover?
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PhilC wrote: Tue Jun 16, 2020 7:23 pm what thread size? I might have a tap and a broken tap remover?
I've got a tap set here :) So giving it a go.. only the spinny tool is terrible, so now looking for grips :roll: It is really getting ridiculous this is as every one little job generate several other ones all the time :roll:
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So 2 hours and re-location of half the shed onto the landing, just to put 8 screws in, sounds about right :roll:

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exxos wrote: Tue Jun 16, 2020 8:18 pm So 2 hours and re-location of half the shed onto the landing, just to put 8 screws in, sounds about right...
A task worth doing, is a task worth doing right the first time so you don't have to do it again... ;)
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DoG wrote: Tue Jun 16, 2020 8:33 pm A task worth doing, is a task worth doing right the first time so you don't have to do it again... ;)
I like a better quote, If somethings is a lot of effort, its generally not worth doing! :lol:
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exxos wrote: Tue Jun 16, 2020 8:34 pm I like a better quote, If somethings is a lot of effort, its generally not worth doing! :lol:
My wife's favourite (which she picked up from her father) is "If at first you don't succeed, give up!" :lol:
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JezC wrote: Tue Jun 16, 2020 10:32 pm My wife's favourite (which she picked up from her father) is "If at first you don't succeed, give up!" :lol:
Yeah, I use that one a lot as well. Or in my case, do Atari stuff for 20+ years, then give up :lol:
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