How do I remove the plastic switches on a Model 1 Genesis?

Discussion in 'Modding and Hacking - Consoles and Electronics' started by Arkanoid, Jun 23, 2009.

  1. Arkanoid

    Arkanoid Gutsy Member

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    I want to get under there and clean a thick layer of dirt but I can't figure out how to remove them..
     
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    Yakumo Pillar of the Community *****

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    They just pop off from what I remember.
     
  3. Arkanoid

    Arkanoid Gutsy Member

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    Nah they're glued on. I already got an answer on AtariAge from someone who was just in the process of modding one. Thanks anyway.
     
  4. ASSEMbler

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    It's sonic / heat welded. Get some distilled water, take the top off and soak it a bit.
     
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    Oh. Thanks! I was told to just break it off as cleanly as possible.
     
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    I've tried breaking them out, and then using glue. It works, but don't use so much pressure, it'll snap...
     

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