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by slingshot
Tue Oct 01, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Seagate Data Recovery
Topic: Head compatibility
Replies: 7
Views: 205

Head compatibility

Jared wrote:Over two years of difference in the date of manufacture. Virtually 0% chance the heads are compatible.


Thanks Jarad, I will order a newer donor and try that. I was just reading Ace's article on F3 donor compatibility checking so hope to be a bit more precise in the future ;)
by slingshot
Tue Oct 01, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: Seagate Data Recovery
Topic: Head compatibility
Replies: 7
Views: 205

Head compatibility

Hi guys, I just want to double check compatibility before I scrap this case.

Is the D drive a suitable candidate for head swapping into the P drive ?

Thanks as always
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by slingshot
Sun Sep 08, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Data Recovery Tools
Topic: Head cleaning under microscope
Replies: 6
Views: 210

Head cleaning under microscope

Thanks Jared, much appreciated 8-)
by slingshot
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: Data Recovery Tools
Topic: Head cleaning under microscope
Replies: 6
Views: 210

Head cleaning under microscope

No Problem Larry :)
by slingshot
Sun Sep 08, 2019 7:05 am
Forum: Data Recovery Tools
Topic: Head cleaning under microscope
Replies: 6
Views: 210

Head cleaning under microscope

Thanks Larry, got plenty of 99.9% IPA, what kind of brush is best to use ?

I bought these blue stick things with a bristled end on them, but they look too harsh to use :o
by slingshot
Sat Sep 07, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Data Recovery Tools
Topic: Head cleaning under microscope
Replies: 6
Views: 210

Head cleaning under microscope

What is the best method to remove dirt from heads when viewing through a microscope ?

What would be used as the applicator and what would be cleaning agent ?

Thanks as always for any info.
by slingshot
Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: Data Recovery Tools
Topic: Multiple platter alignment, how to do
Replies: 17
Views: 2044

Multiple platter alignment, how to do

Jared wrote:
DigitalVeriKurtarma wrote:Qr Bbpost But platters mixed. Dropped . He take it with hand. And put in back original case. And.
My eyes saw it was working. Tested with hdd tune quick mode. No bad sector .


Your friend did a slight-of-hand magic trick on you and swapped drives at some point.


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by slingshot
Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Hard Drive Data Recovery
Topic: G-List and P-List
Replies: 14
Views: 868

G-List and P-List

Jared wrote:Turns out karimmopa was just a spammer looking to sneak in a modification to his post and try to link to a skeezy porn site.

Sneaky, sneaky.....BAN HAMMER!!!


I did wonder why he copied my text as his reply....

Bye bye :lol:
by slingshot
Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Off Topic
Topic: How long was your biggest recovery?
Replies: 10
Views: 1581

How long was your biggest recovery?

4 months for a customers music collection.
by slingshot
Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Western Digital Data Recovery
Topic: Help. Platter full of fingerprints, is there hope?
Replies: 33
Views: 1611

Help. Platter full of fingerprints, is there hope?

Do you think it's possible that in 10 years time, technology will make progress and my hard drive will become recoverable? The technology and skills needed to do a job like this exist now. The problem is this, nobody wants to work on it for free. People on this forum can do the level of work requir...

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