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Thursday, April 2, 2015

Beogram 4002 (5513): Re-Attaching Keypad Segments

The 'beautification stage' of my current Beogram 4002 (5513) restoration continues: The final touch was to re-attach two delaminated keypad sections. Here is a picture of the issue:

I put a bit of superglue gel under the pads and clamped them down with vise grips:

One needs to be careful to not put too much glue there, since any excess can potentially reach the top of the pads, whose delicate paint surface can easily get irreversibly damaged by the glue. So my recommendation is to start with very little glue and see if it holds. If not put a bit more. Patience always pays off with such projects...;-).

This one worked out well the first time. All good now in keypad land:

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