[Nottingham] Disk conflagration

Michael Leuty mike at leuty.net
Wed Jun 20 22:15:18 BST 2007

On 20/06/07, Rennacker Ed <rennackered at netscape.net> wrote:
> martin at stupids.org wrote:
> > I don't know about paying for recovery, but I have a friend who bought a
> > second hand drive from ebay identical to one which had fried circuitry
> > and recovered the data by swapping the electronics over.  I don't know
> > how easy it is to do or how likely it is to succeed though.
> Yep! Had a disk do that a work last week. Found another similar
> make/model and a few screws and swapped the whole board and got
> everything back.
> Quite easy, good luck,

Ah! Truly the people on this list are as cunning as extremely cunning
things.  :-)

The drive I need is a Quantum Fireball CX 6.8 AT. There's currently
one on eBay but its in the USA which pushes the postage up a bit. Has
anybody got one of these hanging around that they'd be prepared to
swap for a few beer tokens?


Michael Leuty
Nottingham, UK

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