OT? Apple Stylewriter problems (update)

From: Tothwolf <tothwolf_at_concentric.net>
Date: Sat Jan 19 01:50:19 2002

On Fri, 18 Jan 2002, Geoff Reed wrote:
> At 10:34 PM 1/18/02 -0600, Tothwolf wrote:
> > Well, I wouldn't exactly call MCM a tool supplier... The multi-type
> > security bit set they sell does not come with bits that fit the
> > Japanese fasteners. MCM does sell them separately, tho. In some newer
> > equipment that uses these fasteners, those bits are of no use, since
> > the screws are to far down in the hole. The Nintendo Game Cube is an
> > example of this kind of equipment. Full length Japanese screwdrivers
> > are available that fit those things, but after import, they typically
> > cost $20-30 (ouch) each.
> Anyone know of a source for a screwdriver that will turn the security
> screws in a N-64. I have one and a child was so thoughtful to try to use
> it as a piggy bank... i don't wanna fire it up 'till I get the pennies out
> of it...

Are the screws recessed like the ones used for the game cube? If not, MCM
sells bits that will fit. I have a url somewhere of a guy who imported a
number of those specialty screw drivers, but I'll have to find it. He
wanted top dollar for them, I do remember that.

Received on Sat Jan 19 2002 - 01:50:19 GMT

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