[rescue] Battery rebuilds [ was: scrap sparcbook]
erie at shelbyvilledesign.com
Fri Nov 5 11:08:03 CST 2004
ips makes a line of adhesives, google will give you more info than you
>On Thu, 4 Nov 2004 19:38:27 -0600, Mike Parson <mparson at bl.org> wrote:
>>I think he's seen those sites, talks about doing it from time to time,
>>he's just not actually tried to find the needed cells yet. I think he's
>>waiting for me to re-cell the battery for my sparcbook first, to see how
>>well that goes first.
>Well, in the Duo batteries, it's just stock solder-tabbed NMiH cells
>(!higher capacity than the originals :-) and a little IC that you need
>to desolder and reuse. Not much to it all all, really. I mean, my
>soldering skills are primitive at best, and I took it on. The real
>pain is cracking the danged thing open in such a way as to be able to
>glue/tape it back together.
>Anyone have any pointers for putting ABS plastic stuff back together,
>types of glues to use, that kind of thing? I still have a stack of
>batteries to rebuild at some point--there's a lot of interest on the
>Mac swap lists for resale of rebuilts.
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