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Old 30 June 2009, 19:10   #1
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Sorta getting back to Amiga

Since I've made a couple of posts, I just thought I'd introduce myself.

I've had an Amiga since about 89 or 90, but for the past several years they've been boxed up since I haven't had the room for them. Lately, I've been using WinUAE (thank you Toni Wilen ).

I'm located in the middle of the US in a veritable wasteland of Amiga technology. I'm about 2 hours southwest of Wichita (where I used to be able to buy software at Grapevine Computer) in a little town in Oklahoma where I think I'm probably the only Amiga user around. There used to be a couple others about a decade ago (I sold them my old A500 and A2000 machines), but they aren't around anymore (and I got the machines back for next to nothing).

Looks like a great site here. Glad to be a part of the Amiga computer society.
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Old 30 June 2009, 19:19   #2
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Hi Gibbersan and welcome to EAB

Always nice to see someone getting back to the Miggy Hope you enjoy your stay in our lil sanctuary
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Old 30 June 2009, 19:22   #3
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Hi Gibbersan, and welcome to EAB (part of that "Amiga computer society").

As I'm sure you know, you've come to the right place.
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Old 30 June 2009, 19:30   #4
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Old 30 June 2009, 19:32   #5
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Looks like a great site here. Glad to be a part of the Amiga computer society.
It is! Enjoy your stay.
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Old 30 June 2009, 21:07   #6
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welcome back to the Amiga Gibbersan
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Old 30 June 2009, 21:10   #7
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I still have an A1200 and an A4000 sitting around. I hope one day to get them out and mess with them. Need to double check and make sure my battery on the A4000 isn't fuzzy.

Thanks for the warm welcome!
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Old 30 June 2009, 21:40   #8
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Need to double check and make sure my battery on the A4000 isn't fuzzy.
Yes, but don't leave it until "one day" to get around to it!
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Old 30 June 2009, 22:32   #9
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Definitely. A4000 is already out and ready to be opened up.
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Old 30 June 2009, 22:37   #10
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Old 01 July 2009, 12:53   #11
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Welcome to EAB Gibbersan and stay forever Best luck with your A4000 battery
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Old 02 July 2009, 16:18   #12
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Ack. Opened it up, and it had a little fuzz on one of the poles. A little bit on the motherboard, but overall it's not too bad. Need to get in there with the soldering gun and remove the battery now and then clean up the MB.
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Hi Gibbersan,

No need to use anything other than water to clean the crystalline deposit off the motherboard, and you can remove soldering flux residue with isopropyl alcohol (IPA) or methylated spirit to make it look like new!

Use a 12mm paint brush with the bristles cut short to apply the water/alcohol.
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Thanks for the tip on the cleaning.
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