What fun from a Macintosh SE

From: Tony Duell <ard_at_p850ug1.demon.co.uk>
Date: Tue Aug 24 19:11:21 2004

> All the old Compaq machines used Torx screws. I know, because one of
> the first 'upgrades' I used to do on Compaq boxes I intended to use for
> anything was to upgrade (downgrade?) all the screws to phillips.

I'vr never had a Torx screw that I can't undo with the right tool, but
I've had far too many Phillips/Pozidriv that I can't shift other than
drilling them out (the most recent one held the Logic 1 PCB in an HP87,
and I didn't want to damage either the case or the PCB...).

Therefroe I fail to see how replacing Torx with Phillips could ever be an

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