Re: Kits received -> 40-pint holes for 40 pin socket.

From: B. Degnan (
Date: 2008-01-22 13:56:58

At 09:20 PM 1/21/2008 -0600, you wrote:
>B. Degnan wrote:
>>>I received my board on Friday and assembled it today.  Thanks to all who 
>>>have helped realize this project, particularly Ruud, Jim, and Al.
>>>The holes for the 40-pin socket appeared to be a bit smaller than the 
>>>others.  I could not get the 40-pin socket included with the kit to fit 
>>>in these holes easily.  I enlarged the holes slightly and then a socket 
>>>with machine-tooled pins just fit.
>>Thanks for the picks, Mike.
>I wonder what happened?  The socket fit tight on my board, but it fit.

No big deal, I will get a socket with the thin pins, mine were the 
"flatter" kind.  I am not going to drill larger holes.


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