What fun from a Macintosh SE

From: Ethan Dicks <dickset_at_amanda.spole.gov>
Date: Tue Aug 24 16:31:36 2004

On Tue, Aug 24, 2004 at 02:25:42PM -0700, Fred Cisin wrote:
> Security Torx does NOT provide much of any real security,
> since you can mash down the center post, or in most cases,
> just grab the head of the screw with a 5WR Vise-Grip.

Specifically with the 5150 PSU, I found that the post was brittle enough
to snap out with the right sized flat-blade screwdriver. A regular Torx
worked after that

(I also rarely damage fasteners in non-emergency situations, but this is
no where near as bad as grabbing it with a pair of vise grips).


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