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By shodanmark
#366020
Whoah Son, this shit just got real!

First off, the ribbon cable mod, as done here:
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The only difference is I glued the rolled ribbon down as pulling on it quite hard made it come loose.
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Next, the battery door!!

Here we have a V-hook from Tyger Cheex and an aluminium battery cover from someone who's not a member on these boards anymore.
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Countersunk slotted machine screw from local DIY store (B&Q)
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Measuring the cover and marking the screws.
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Screws cut with a hacksaw.
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Battery cover drilled and painted black
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Metal expoxy glue for added security (from B&Q)
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Smeared on the reverse side and into drilled holes.
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Once set, filed flat.
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A little wonky but that's what you get with doing things by eye and by hand
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And presto!
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By Lewis Tully
#366312
Looks good! I hope to make these same changes to my Matty Trap. Thanks for the inspiration!

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