In article <3F5CF891.3E94alumni.utexas.net>, Robert Boucher
That can't have been easy. :-(> I was able to break off the "hook" that latches the lid to the body of
> my Powerbook 1400.
No, it's a bear. But you've downloaded the complete 1400 disassembly> I am considering trying to super glue it back
> although I don't think this will work. I started to try to remove the
> main portion of the hook but quit when I couldn't easily remove it from
> the lid.
manual from apple.com, right? (Sorry: I have the Acrobat-printed
manuals but no longer the URL. Finding the manual is just a matter of
browsing the apple.com site, though.)
I have an inelegant but fully serviceable suggestion. Because the> Does anyone have any other suggestions?
screen's bezel is scooped out around its full perimeter, there is room
for sticky-back Velcro strips. Adhere the stiff Velcro patches to the
bezel's recessed outer-front corners, and adhere the plush Velcro
patches on the upper surface of the main case's top-front edge
(essentially under where your palms are when you type). There is enough
room there to make a useful grip with the lid fully closed.
When the 1400 is closed, it will look like any other 1400. A gentle
(not violent or swift) raising of the lid will leave you ready for
I hope this helps.
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by ing up the world."
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