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First post, by tannerstevo

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I bought my first Amiga on ebay.
It looked really good.
Thanks to some very poor packing, this is what I got.
The seller gave me a refund, so I got it for free, but I need to know what would be the best kind of glue to put this mess back together?

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Last edited by tannerstevo on 2019-05-24, 22:27. Edited 1 time in total.

Reply 1 of 7, by brostenen

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It is an Amiga500...

Chck out my Amiga500 refurb project...

Don't eat stuff off a 15 year old never cleaned cpu cooler.
Those cakes make you sick....

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Reply 2 of 7, by tannerstevo

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Sorry fixed.
I have had a lot going on here with the weather and all, I live in Missouri and one of my coworkers lives in Jefferson city. So I am a bit distracted right now.
I will check out the link.

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Reply 3 of 7, by Unknown_K

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Do you have any experience with bondo or fiberglass filler?

I would glue the bigger pieces together and use filler for the holes that are left, then paint the case.

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Reply 5 of 7, by Jo22

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Good luck! I hope you can fix it! 😀

(..if not, make a pause and listen to some amiga.mod)

"Time, it seems, doesn't flow. For some it's fast, for some it's slow.
In what to one race is no time at all, another race can rise and fall..." - The Minstrel

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Reply 6 of 7, by BushLin

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It's not uncommon to find A500 shells on ebay, I'm sure the result would be better.
Test that the system works first though.

Screw period correct; I wanted a faster system back then. I choose no dropped frames, super fast loading, fully compatible and quiet operation.

Reply 7 of 7, by brostenen

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Unknown_K wrote:

Do you have any experience with bondo or fiberglass filler?

I would glue the bigger pieces together and use filler for the holes that are left, then paint the case.

I used liquid acetone, to glue the parts together. Just slightly moistoning the edges that need to be glued together. You know, the surfaces that needs to be pressed against each other. Then I made som paste from acetone, with abs plastic dissolved into it. Took some non abs and cut rods. Then superglued the rods on the backside across the broken points, and sealed with the paste that I have made on top of the new rods.

Or you can actually buy real plastic cement in hardware stores across the country. Especially America, as you seem to have fewer regulations against harming cemicals. Eighter way. Using acetone need a well ventilated room.

Don't eat stuff off a 15 year old never cleaned cpu cooler.
Those cakes make you sick....

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