What fun from a Macintosh SE

From: Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com>
Date: Fri Aug 20 14:24:34 2004

On Fri, 20 Aug 2004, Ron Hudson wrote:

> On Aug 20, 2004, at 9:55 AM, Vintage Computer Festival wrote:
> > On Fri, 20 Aug 2004, Ron Hudson wrote:
> >
> >> Thanks, but I don't have the required long torx screwdriver and case
> >> cracker tool, and I am a little scared to crack open the case, mean
> >> evil
> >> nasty high voltages live in there. Besides I might bust something
> >> inside
> >> and that would be bad.
> >
> > What kind of crap attitude is that?
> What kind of crack is that Sellam.

It's a pretty defeastist and lazy message for this group. I'm just not
accustomed to people being too lazy to find the right tool, too scared to
open up a case, and too insecure to attempt any sort of inspection of a

> Just because I don't want to take a chance of RUINING the ONE Mac SE I
> have. EASY for you to say. You've got random machines stacked to the
> roof. I've seen them.

You want another?

> There are dangerous voltages on the analog board of that machine.
> Perhaps even FATAL voltages.

You're more likely to get hit by a car than get zapped by your Macintosh
if you take simple precautions, like unplugging it from the wall for

> On top of that you know nothing of my electronics repair skills, I know
> what my limits may be. I would not want to break one of the SIM holders.

Take a chance.

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