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Guy, that is classic! I bet you don't move it... 154,778 Views / 253 Replies  
Guy, that is classic! I bet you don't move it around much these days though....
I just did another G3 with a shim, but I don't want to try the heat gun as I am out of practice and will probably fry...
Posted by wayneb, on Apr 4, 2010 at 09:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It sure is a learning exercise...... :) (I... 154,778 Views / 253 Replies  
It sure is a learning exercise...... :)
(I have 2 warped logic boards now to prove it!)
Posted by wayneb, on Feb 1, 2009 at 11:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Heh heh. I warped my first logic board... 154,778 Views / 253 Replies  
Heh heh. I warped my first logic board yesterday....too much heat!!!!!!!!
Posted by wayneb, on Jan 7, 2009 at 05:11 AM, in Mac Notebooks
There is a video on YouTube that shows the heat... 154,778 Views / 253 Replies  
There is a video on YouTube that shows the heat gun technique and gives the times needed for best results. There is NO guarantee that it won't fry your GPU though!!!!!

Try Googling for "iBook...
Posted by wayneb, on Dec 13, 2008 at 10:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Looks like I killed this thread! I am on... 154,778 Views / 253 Replies  
Looks like I killed this thread!

I am on iBook number 4 right now...using a heat gun with more consistent success.
Posted by wayneb, on Dec 5, 2008 at 04:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
The little iBook repair went just fine. I used... 154,778 Views / 253 Replies  
The little iBook repair went just fine. I used less heat than previously - stopped heating when the solder melted in the first hole, because the residual heat is enough to melt the solder further...
Posted by wayneb, on Oct 1, 2008 at 01:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
UPDATE: My first iBook is still going fine - it... 154,778 Views / 253 Replies  
UPDATE: My first iBook is still going fine - it runs every time. I tried the second one, but have not had the same success with it. I had to heat it a lot longer to get any display, and I did get...
Posted by wayneb, on Sep 30, 2008 at 07:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, I did my first G3 iBook GPU fix tonight,... 154,778 Views / 253 Replies  
Well, I did my first G3 iBook GPU fix tonight, after reading all the posts in this thread and deciding on the best approach. The machine is now doing a software update and seems to be going fine....
Posted by wayneb, on Sep 27, 2008 at 07:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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