Lotus Elan

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PostPost by: The Veg » Tue Sep 27, 2016 4:28 pm

denicholls2 wrote:Whatever juice they pack the things with went pretty well everywhere, though, and the stink was for real and lasting. :shock:


I was an RF technician back in the old days in the army. We had a radio come into the shop once, I forget the symptoms but when it got opened for troubleshooting we found that an enclosed transformer had blown, and the PCB-oil inside had been cooked into a really smelly star-like substance that was suck all over lots of other bits and had to be scraped-off. We would have preferred to send it to the depot for remanufacturing, but as the transformer was the only operational defect, we could not do so. Bugger of a job getting all that toxic goo out.
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