Dreaded Tight Hinge
(10-29-2020, 10:10 PM)karlyn Wrote: Unfortunately, my Pinebook Pro has suffered from the failure of the mount that fastens the hing to the base.    I believe it may be because of tightening of the hinge on the USB-C side of the machine.

I know I need to order  a new top shell to repair the machine.   However, I'm worried that if the hinge is too tight, that the same failure will occur again prematurely. 

Should I consider trying to replace the hinges on the display too?   I'm not even sure that the hinges can be  obtained without purchasing a whole display ( which is probably impossible to get at the moment ).

Any advice or experience anyone has with repairing this problem would be appreciated.


Have a look at this thread: https://forum.pine64.org/showthread.php?...structural
I described there, what I have done to my hinges. The mod is still working fine. (However, my display's frame is now starting to develop cracks in the upper portion,
but that is another story).

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Dreaded Tight Hinge - by karlyn - 10-29-2020, 10:10 PM
RE: Dreaded Tight Hinge - by vfr400racer - 10-30-2020, 05:00 AM

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