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    Re: Can you recommend a good computer repair kit?

    Quote Originally Posted by SeijiSensei View Post
    I vote for one of these over a flashlight: https://www.amazon.com/EverBrite-Hea...dp/B01CTX7E0E/
    I guess it's what you're used to using.

    I have one similar to this and it works well.

    https://www.amazon.com/Magnifier-Mag.../dp/B07F8R88LG
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    Re: Can you recommend a good computer repair kit?

    Quote Originally Posted by poorguy View Post
    This is what I used as a field tech in the early 1980s.

    I still have mine..., and I don't leave home with-out it.
    Worth it's weight in gold.
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    Re: Can you recommend a good computer repair kit?

    Quote Originally Posted by 1fallen View Post
    I still have mine..., and I don't leave home with-out it.
    Worth it's weight in gold.
    You're right it's worth its weight in gold and I still have mine to although it stays next to my work bench since I'm retired.
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    Re: Can you recommend a good computer repair kit?

    Quote Originally Posted by poorguy View Post
    An anti-static band although I don't use one either but recommended
    Working bare-footed also takes care of static electricity (but people might get the impression that you are relying on witchery).
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    Quote Originally Posted by mörgæs View Post
    that you are relying on witchery).
    So is this wrong??
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    Re: Can you recommend a good computer repair kit?

    Quote Originally Posted by mörgæs View Post
    Working bare-footed also takes care of static electricity (but people might get the impression that you are relying on witchery).
    Hmm, interesting.
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    Re: Can you recommend a good computer repair kit?

    A ground strap has built in high resistance incase you get into some high voltage. Don't want to fry yourself

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    Re: Can you recommend a good computer repair kit?

    An anti static mat is a good idea for a work bench also, they are standard equipment in the assembly industry.
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    Re: Can you recommend a good computer repair kit?

    Quote Originally Posted by 1fallen View Post
    So is this wrong??
    Good One!
    oh yes, we forgot about the spell book. the spell book is a must if you haven't memorised all the spells. some people still think that repairing a piece of tech was a work of magic...
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