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Old Apr 28, 2013, 07:46 AM   #1
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Top left lid corner slightly bend after kissing the floor

My girlfriend just decided to drop my macbook air on the floor. Now the top left corner is slightly bent. The bending seems clean (as far as such things can be clean..) for fixing. I just need the right tools, can anyone recommend me a way to bend it back in shape? Here are some photo's of the problem.



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Old Apr 28, 2013, 07:50 AM   #2
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Is it able to close? if so you might be better off leaving it as is.

For tools I'd say some sort of pliers that have no teeth.
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Old Apr 28, 2013, 09:26 AM   #3
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I agree with maflynn, if it closes normally, leave it alone. Odds are, you will do more damage than good, and not just more cosmetic damage.

If you must, use pliers that are as wide as the dent if possible (so you do not have to make multiple bends) and use something, e.g., a thin piece of rubber, to prevent the pliers jaws from marring the finish.
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Old Apr 28, 2013, 11:31 AM   #4
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Just drop it again on the other side so both ends are evenly dent as if normal Kidding!
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My girlfriend just decided to drop my macbook air on the floor.
So... it was on purpose?
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Old Apr 28, 2013, 02:42 PM   #6
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Just drop it again on the other side so both ends are evenly dent as if normal Kidding!
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My girlfriend just decided to drop my macbook air on the floor. Now the top left corner is slightly bent. The bending seems clean (as far as such things can be clean..) for fixing. I just need the right tools, can anyone recommend me a way to bend it back in shape? Here are some photo's of the problem.

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Boy, no kidding... I am surprised someone hasn't fixed his first post to "ex-girlfriend"

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