[NTLK] Battery Corrosion 2100

Lord Groundhog lordgroundhog at gmail.com
Wed Dec 8 13:39:25 EST 2010

~~~ On 2010/12/08 18:28, Ed Kummel at tech_ed at yahoo.com wrote ~~~

> Long time ago I had a Dell service call to my house to repair a Dell laptop
> that was still under warranty. Before he started, he pulls out this metal tray
> with about a dozen or so indentions on it. He remove the screws from my laptop
> and put them in the indentions. I asked him about the tray and he said it was
> an escargot tray. I was so impressed that I went to my local kitchen store
> (bed bath and beyond carrys them too) and got a couple...this is the best
> thing I've ever used for keeping small parts and screws safe.

Great lateral thinking.  Years ago you used to be able to get these parts
trays in places like Radio Shack and the ones I got even have lids.


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