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Also, to make matters worse, the initial incident ripped the plug out of the socket and only half snapped it making it wonky . I foolishly bent it back to normal position in the vague hope that it would hold out for half an hour more. So I plugged it back in (all the while thinking this is probably gonna snap off inside) which of course it did... Were the entire pin snapped off I probably could tweez it out pretty easily. (Is tweez a verb?). But with it being only half of the plug that means there's a centimetre or so between me and the bit inside....

 

 

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What about a pin with superglue on the end. Press and hold on the broken piece until set and carefully pull out.

 

 

I thought about that too but thought I'd probably accidentally superglue the implement used to the inside of the socket casing or something

 

what a mess. the lappy might need a new socket (or a whole new i/o-board depending on the type'o'lappy).

git the thang tweezed out of the hole first.

 

I can't see why it would need a new socket as long as the bit of jack is removable...

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what a mess. the lappy might need a new socket (or a whole new i/o-board depending on the type'o'lappy).

git the thang tweezed out of the hole first.

 

I can't see why it would need a new socket as long as the bit of jack is removable...

 

can't have a proper thread without some drama

 

make matters worse

 

making it wonky

 

I foolishly bent it back

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What about a pin with superglue on the end. Press and hold on the broken piece until set and carefully pull out.

 

 

I thought about that too but thought I'd probably accidentally superglue the implement used to the inside of the socket casing or something

 

what a mess. the lappy might need a new socket (or a whole new i/o-board depending on the type'o'lappy).

git the thang tweezed out of the hole first.

 

I can't see why it would need a new socket as long as the bit of jack is removable...

Theres a good chance the socket is deformed now and you will have to do that fucking irritating twiddly rotation trick to get the sound to come out in stereo

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is it still in warranty? if not, crack that baby open - shouldn't be that hard to rectify. you might need some tweezers still though and maybe one of those little pokey things.

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Solved with a bent paperclip and gravity.

 

edit: that's how I sorted the new girlfriend out. Laptop is still fucked

 

Where does one find a pair of these I wonder ???

 

http://www.amazon.co...0671462&sr=1-12

 

they appear to be available via amazon.com.

 

 

 

wiseguy huh?

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Solved with a bent paperclip and gravity.

 

edit: that's how I sorted the new girlfriend out. Laptop is still fucked

 

Where does one find a pair of these I wonder ???

 

http://www.amazon.co...0671462&sr=1-12

 

they appear to be available via amazon.com.

 

 

 

wiseguy huh?

 

tweezers gonna tweeze. :sup:

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