[rescue] Help me rescue a vintage video game console...

wa2egp at att.net wa2egp at att.net
Thu Sep 25 23:30:31 CDT 2008

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From: Jonathan Katz <jon at jonworld.com>
> Hey everyone!
> I scored a tele-games (Sears) Pong unit at a garage sale, complete  
> with the "battery eliminator" AC adapter.
> The thing isn't working; I'm sure it has a blown cap or ten. In trying  
> to take it apart it seems to be held together with a screw that has a  
> head I've never seen before. It's shaped like a peace symbol; three  
> flat-head indentations spaced evenly around the head, but they don't  
> meet in the middle. Will I have to Dremel this thing? Where can I get  
> a bit for this?
> Thanks!
> -Jon

Sometimes you can find a pack of "security" bits in a hardware store or at a hamfest.  The strange bit was designed to keep you from doing what you are planning to do. :)


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