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Old 04-25-2006, 11:44 AM #1
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Halo button woes

I just recieved a used halo with an angry board installed. It appears as though the previous owner was not careful enough when removing the angry board and the back plate sheared the on/off button to the side. As it stands, the button is extremely difficult to actuate while installed with the back plate and requires a large amount of force to use. I have a couple spare stock boards that I could salvage a good button from, but I'm not sure how difficult it would be to remove them and solder one back on effectively, seeing how the leads for the switch do not go all the way through the other side. Does anyone have any experience with a problem such as this?

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Old 04-25-2006, 12:11 PM #2
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Yeah, it's just soldered on the surface. Get some solder braid to remove the solder on the 4 legs and it should just pop off the top of the board. Then drop the new switch on and solder it in place. Really not all that difficult.
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Old 04-25-2006, 12:56 PM #3
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Word, thanks.
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Old 04-25-2006, 02:43 PM #4
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yeah that so the theory.... GL man I have yet to be able to pull that off without buring the board.
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Old 04-25-2006, 02:54 PM #5
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If your soldering skills are anything like your grammar ones, then I should still have a good shot at pulling this off.
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