from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a telecommunications hand tool used to work on punchdown blocks without shorting terminals. It has a hook on one end and a notched blade on the other.
- n. a computer technician’s tool used as a pry bar and probe for plastic parts.
- n. an electronics tool made of nylon filled with glass, for holding components while soldering.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An implement for tamping, stirring, or mixing.
But working with a tool called a spudger, it took Soules only 10 minutes to separate the iPad's handsome, 9. 7-inch facing from its silver-backed casing.
Besides heat guns for melting seals, suction cups for maneuvering screens, and a small hooked stick called a spudger, some less conventional instruments sometimes come into play.
But working with a tool called a spudger, it took Soules only 10 minutes to separate the iPad's handsome, 24. 6cm facing from its silver-backed casing.
Basically a spudger is a small pick-tool used for manipulating wires, throwing DIP switches, removing jumpers, cleaning crud from contacts, any task that requires close-in picking, pushing, prying, or scraping.
So spudger, would one be a pillar of salt and the other a pillar of Ms Dash?
It only required a T5 Torx driver and a plastic spudger to get at its guts.
Insert a metal spudger between the display and the rear case to pry the iPad open.
If, for some geeky reason, you want to take apart your new trackpad to see the magic within for yourself you will need the following: a heat gun, soldering iron, tweezer, spudger and iPod opening tools.
For one, it's pretty easy to do the initial disassembly with a plastic spudger -- you won't need a heat gun or other intensive equipment.
Disconnect the battery connector from the logic board with the flat end of a spudger.
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