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04-01-2011, 11:18 AM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by titrisol Quote
I do not claim invention of cush trick, unfirtunately I can't even remember who taught me that, but it has been a great trick when buying ebay crap-cameras for the last 10+ years
As I can remember, the "eraser" trick goes back to the early 1980's with the IBM PC. It was used to clean the contacts of the expansion boards.

04-01-2011, 08:37 PM   #17
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I first learned the eraser trick when I got my Ricoh Singlex TLS way back when (1970?). It was the usual practice back-in-the-day to give both sides of a new battery a light scouring.


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