removing a file with hyphens asmith9983 at
Thu Jan 10 11:37:49 GMT 2008

I know your message is old, but I'm tidying up my Inbox. I had a 200Gb Maxtor 
PATA die on me, and too wanted to see any evidence of cause. I got a Torx set 
out of Maplin for £20 just before Christmas.

Andrew in Edinburgh

On Fri, 15 Jun 2007, Simon Burr wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 14, 2007 at 01:13:30PM +0100, asmith9983 at wrote:
>> I've a 200Gb Maxtor that died, and I wanted to look to see if it had
>> scraped the oxide, but I didn't have a Torx small enough.  What size did
>> you use ?
> I seem to remember using a T-5 or T-6 torx head. It does actually depend on
> the manufacturer so its easier to get a small set which has a range of the
> Torx bits available. Maplins have a small set of T-5, T-6 and T-7 screwdrivers
> for not much; the order code for that is N10BB. You can get smaller, but its
> the sort of thing you need to specialist places for; I picked some T-3 and
> T-4 bits from Mackays in Cambridge when I lived there.

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