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    SE/30—my first recapping, so close to success

    I gave up for the moment on my Classic, and started on one of my my SE/30s. It had no startup chime, no drive activity, and the screen showed the simisimac pattern. I recapped with the Console5 set and cleaned the board with 99% IPA. It's not the neatest soldering job I've ever seen, but...
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    Classic with battery damage—can it be saved?

    I started my Classic last night after waaaay too long, got no bong and a simasimac-like pattern on the screen. I cracked it open and discovered quite a mess. Battery gunk and corrosion all over the place. I've got the chassis soaking in Evaporust, and I soaked the logic board in IPA overnight &...