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Commodore 64 refurb with some neat tricks
« on: 10:11, 17 January 18 »
Hi guys, please enjoy a new video series I'm trying out, in this case refurbishing my Commodore 64, with some neat twists. Please kindly reshare, tweet & subscribe if you want to see more! Enjoy!
https://youtu.be/XrTmwooQ298
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Re: Commodore 64 refurb with some neat tricks
« Reply #1 on: 10:48, 17 January 18 »
Some good tips and camera work there. Not sure about the corny "oh you suprised me from behind" intro though.

Also, for technical correctness: The fumes from leaded solder don't contain any lead. You'd have to get the lead above 1750°C before it becomes a gas and your soldering iron isn't anywhere near that. The fumes still aren't particularly good for your health, so you should avoid breathing them in. The danger with lead soldering is if you put your fingers near your mouth / eating a sandwich while soldering etc. So always wash your hands right after soldering.

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Re: Commodore 64 refurb with some neat tricks
« Reply #2 on: 18:43, 17 January 18 »
Some good tips and camera work there. Not sure about the corny "oh you suprised me from behind" intro though.

Also, for technical correctness: The fumes from leaded solder don't contain any lead. You'd have to get the lead above 1750°C before it becomes a gas and your soldering iron isn't anywhere near that. The fumes still aren't particularly good for your health, so you should avoid breathing them in. The danger with lead soldering is if you put your fingers near your mouth / eating a sandwich while soldering etc. So always wash your hands right after soldering.

Bryce.
Thanks for the tip! And I hope it came across that I was trying to be corny ;-)
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Re: Commodore 64 refurb with some neat tricks
« Reply #3 on: 19:17, 17 January 18 »
I want to see some refurbishments and extensive videos featuring some of the much more obscure systems. Everyone has done CPC. C64, Spectrum and BBC to death.
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Re: Commodore 64 refurb with some neat tricks
« Reply #4 on: 14:15, 18 January 18 »
I want to see some refurbishments and extensive videos featuring some of the much more obscure systems. Everyone has done CPC. C64, Spectrum and BBC to death.


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Re: Commodore 64 refurb with some neat tricks
« Reply #5 on: 15:47, 18 January 18 »
Nice video indeed!


Looking forward to see your new black and grey case  ;)
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Re: Commodore 64 refurb with some neat tricks
« Reply #6 on: 18:46, 18 January 18 »
Nice video indeed!


Looking forward to see your new black and grey case  ;)
Me too!
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Re: Commodore 64 refurb with some neat tricks
« Reply #7 on: 18:46, 18 January 18 »
I want to see some refurbishments and extensive videos featuring some of the much more obscure systems. Everyone has done CPC. C64, Spectrum and BBC to death.
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Re: Commodore 64 refurb with some neat tricks
« Reply #8 on: 21:05, 10 February 18 »
Here's part 2 of my #Commodore64 refurb & modernization!
https://youtu.be/QuU8qibA6gY

Feel free to share. I hope you enjoy it!

(Watch part 1:
https://youtu.be/XrTmwooQ298)

Thanks!, Starglider
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