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Old Aug 20, 2008, 04:26 PM   #1
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Chipped iBook, best way to fix?

Hi everyone,

My beloved iBook G4 had an unfortunate fall, which knocked a small rectangular chip of plastic from the bottom left corner. This has left the inside of the computer exposed, so I need to fix it ASAP. I still have the missing chip of plastic - any suggestions for the best type of glue to use, or other fixes?

Thanks very much in advance!
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Old Aug 20, 2008, 04:31 PM   #2
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Pictures would help.
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Old Aug 20, 2008, 09:56 PM   #3
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Thanks, good idea! Here is a picture of the poor thing...
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Old Aug 20, 2008, 10:32 PM   #4
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I'd say a careful application of glue would do the trick for you.
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I'd say a careful application of super glue would fix that, they only have a fine nozzle so should be Ok
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I'd say a careful application of.... just crazy glue that thing!
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You could always use duct tape, I hear that works for everything.
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KrazyGlue or you could use some clear 5 minute epoxy VERY SPARINGLY.

You are lucky those iBooks are slightly more beefy in the plastic housing than their Macbook counterparts.
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yea, glue should do the trick, just use a fine nozzle. if i dropped my macbook, ... *shudder* more than a chip of plastic will fall off. the ibooks were slightly of a thicker build, the macbook is thinner..
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Old Aug 21, 2008, 08:12 PM   #10
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Thanks!

Thanks for your suggestions, everyone! I'll superglue it this weekend.
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