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by sparta.rising
Sun Mar 26, 2017 10:38 pm
Forum: ThinkPad/Ideapad Tablets & Convertibles
Topic: Does my Thinkpad 10 have a Wacom digitizer?
Replies: 1
Views: 717

Does my Thinkpad 10 have a Wacom digitizer?

Recently purchased a Thinkpad 10 second hand. I didn't realize at the time that some models didn't have Wacom digitizers. I did a fresh install of Windows 10 on it, and its not recognizing the pen. Device manager doesn't show any unknown devices and the WinTab driver says the tablet isn't supported....
by sparta.rising
Sat Jan 07, 2012 4:50 pm
Forum: ThinkPad T400/410/420 and T500/510/520 Series
Topic: Thinkpad parts service issue
Replies: 2
Views: 633

Thinkpad parts service issue

I have a T410s and the rear two rubber feet are missing. That's the two little rubber pads on the bottom by the hinge. Not sure when they fell off, but heck my T410s is almost new and under warranty, I figured a quick call would have some sent over. In the past Thinkpad support has been awesome abou...
by sparta.rising
Mon Dec 26, 2011 5:55 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: SOLD: Thinkpad Z61t with backlight issue *Price CUT*
Replies: 3
Views: 710

SOLD: Thinkpad Z61t with backlight issue *Price CUT*

Item has sold. For sale is a Thinkpad Z61t. It is the titanium cover version. It has a bad backlight. With that exception it is in excellent working order. It boots and runs without a hitch on an external monitor. In the interest of full disclosure, I attempted to replace the CCFL but was unsuccessf...
by sparta.rising
Fri Oct 21, 2011 4:22 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB Lenovo 5in1 Media Card Reader Adapter 45m2658
Replies: 0
Views: 389

WTB Lenovo 5in1 Media Card Reader Adapter 45m2658

Looking for a 5in1 Media Card reader for a T410s. FRU is 45m2658. I've seen it available online for $48 shipped but I was hoping for cheaper (since I can find an ExpressCard reader for $10 and a USB for $1.50). Anyone have a pull they aren't using?
by sparta.rising
Thu Aug 04, 2011 9:24 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Trade: My X201 for your T410s/T420s
Replies: 1
Views: 875

Trade: My X201 for your T410s/T420s

Is anyone interested in trading their T410s or T420s for an X201? I love the X201 but I miss having a 14.1" screen. If there is interest I'll post pictures. Quick details: Model: 3680-F7U CPU: Intel Core i5 2.53Ghz RAM: 4.0GHz HDD: 320GB 7200RPM Display: 12.1" WXGA LED Battery: 9-cell (8 cycles) WIF...
by sparta.rising
Sat Jul 23, 2011 10:37 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: IBM ThinkPad Color
Replies: 23
Views: 13198

Re: IBM ThinkPad Color

Multiple coats won't do anything. The spray contains a solvent that "melts" the old layer.
by sparta.rising
Sat Jul 23, 2011 8:46 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Re: The "Titanium" cover on a "Z"
Replies: 12
Views: 2184

Re: The "Titanium" cover on a "Z"

The plastic didn't seem removable without damaging it. The paint has been wearing off. My suggestion would be just to clean off the old clear coat and reapply a matte clear coat. I did that to a second machine and was much happier with the final result.
by sparta.rising
Sat Jul 23, 2011 5:59 pm
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Backlight Fuse Diagram for z61t
Replies: 0
Views: 501

Backlight Fuse Diagram for z61t

Anyone have the fuse diagram for the z61t motherboard? Looking for the fuse for the backlight. Having trouble with my backlight and I've replaced the inverter, cable, and ccfl, so that leaves the motherboard. I remember running into this problem with a T4x series and I just had to replace a fuse. Th...
by sparta.rising
Thu Jun 30, 2011 8:34 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: 2x Z61t LCD Cables
Replies: 0
Views: 781

WTB: 2x Z61t LCD Cables

I'm looking for 2 Z61t LCD cables. Looking for FRU 91P7004. That is the cable with webcam (91P7003 is without webcam). Let me know what you have and your price. Thanks!
by sparta.rising
Tue Nov 30, 2010 3:05 am
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: **iPad 64gig, wifi & cellular**
Replies: 3
Views: 392

Re: **iPad 64gig, wifi & cellular**

:lol:

Please read the For sale & advert guidelines sticky at the top of this forum. An asking price must be posted in each ad. http://forum.thinkpads.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=17028

:lol: ... Don't hurt me... :oops:
by sparta.rising
Sat Nov 27, 2010 9:15 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Black Friday on Lenovo site, a deal not to miss or wait?
Replies: 12
Views: 1337

Re: Black Friday on Lenovo site, a deal not to miss or wait?

If you use Borders Rewards Perks you can get 40% off.
by sparta.rising
Sun Nov 21, 2010 7:58 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Titanium z61t Refinish - Silver and Burgundy
Replies: 12
Views: 7393

Re: Titanium z61t Refinish - Silver and Burgundy

Yes, I wouldnt recommend painting without first dismantling.
by sparta.rising
Thu Nov 11, 2010 1:03 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: Where'd my webcam go? Z61t
Replies: 0
Views: 461

Where'd my webcam go? Z61t

I have a case of disappearing webcams that has me stumped. My z61t is a webcam model and it used to work, but today I went to use a webcam application and the webcam wasn't detected. I'm running Windows 7 and I checekd "Devices and Printers" (where it used to be) and Device Manager and its not in ei...
by sparta.rising
Thu Nov 11, 2010 12:56 am
Forum: ThinkPad R, A, G and Z Series
Topic: z61t, some questions.
Replies: 9
Views: 2114

Re: z61t, some questions.

Quick ebay search says 62P4331
by sparta.rising
Mon Nov 08, 2010 1:56 am
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Titanium z61t Refinish - Silver and Burgundy
Replies: 12
Views: 7393

Re: Titanium z61t Refinish - Silver and Burgundy

Finish has held up pretty will. Paint in one of the corners chipped with I threw the laptop in the same bag as a screw driver and a pair of scissors, but other than that it looks as good as when I first did it.
by sparta.rising
Sun Oct 31, 2010 3:31 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Do you reuse Thinkpad screws?
Replies: 17
Views: 5543

Re: Do you reuse Thinkpad screws?

I notice hinge screws need to be re-tightened periodically, but that's even on non-serviced machines.
by sparta.rising
Thu Oct 28, 2010 11:03 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Trade: Thinkpad T42 +Garmin GPS for netbook or X series
Replies: 2
Views: 457

Re: WTT: T42 for netbook or X series

Since there wasn't any interest, I've decided to throw a Garmin nuvi 650 into the trade to try and sweeten the deal a little.
by sparta.rising
Fri Oct 22, 2010 10:38 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: Trade: Thinkpad T42 +Garmin GPS for netbook or X series
Replies: 2
Views: 457

Trade: Thinkpad T42 +Garmin GPS for netbook or X series

Looking to trade a Thinkpad T42 for a netbook or a Thinkpad X series. The machine is in excellent working condition with no sign of the GPU problem. Specifications: Thinkpad T42 2373-4WU 14" XGA (1024x768) LCD Intel Pentium M 1.7GHz CPU 1GB (2x512MB) DDR RAM 60GB 5400RPM Hard drive DVD/CD-RW combo d...
by sparta.rising
Wed Oct 20, 2010 10:20 am
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Titanium z61t Refinish - Silver and Burgundy
Replies: 12
Views: 7393

Re: Titanium z61t Refinish - Silver and Burgundy

They were very light coats. I just sprayed until the surface was covered. I went heavier per coat with the clear coat.
by sparta.rising
Mon Oct 18, 2010 4:33 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: LF: WXGA+ LCD for Z61t
Replies: 3
Views: 389

Re: LF: WXGA+ LCD for Z61t

My titanium lid did not save mine. A tip I learned: you can use a panel from a Dell Latitude D620. You will have to remove the inverter panel attached to the frame, but its not too hard and D620 panels are more widely available than Z61t panels. T61 panels are compatible as well. Any ebay seller sel...
by sparta.rising
Sun Oct 17, 2010 6:58 pm
Forum: Marketplace - Forum Members only
Topic: WTB: IBM ThinkPad S30
Replies: 28
Views: 4160

Re: WTB: IBM ThinkPad S30

I agree with pianowizard, if you are willing to pay $250, you should have bid $250. That way if the price goes over, you don't have any regrets. I use www.justsnipe.com as my snipe service. Its free and will bid with 8 seconds remaining. Some pay-for-snipe sites will give you 3 seconds, but I don't ...
by sparta.rising
Fri Oct 15, 2010 3:01 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Titanium z61t Refinish - Silver and Burgundy
Replies: 12
Views: 7393

Re: Titanium z61t Refinish - Silver and Burgundy

Primer was Rustoleum Self Etching Primer Grey http://www.rustoleum.com/CBGProduct.asp?pid=397 Paint was Krylon Indoor/Outdoor Burgundy Satin Finish http://www.krylon.com/products/indooroutdoor_paint/ Clear was Krylon Matte Finish http://www.krylon.com/products/matte_finish/ The paint was from Home D...
by sparta.rising
Sun Oct 10, 2010 4:46 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Titanium z61t Refinish - Silver and Burgundy
Replies: 12
Views: 7393

Re: Titanium z61t Refinish - Silver and Burgundy

Thank you!

And I like the black lid as well, I tried to get it with Plasti-dip, but if you look at the other thread, it was a failure.
by sparta.rising
Sat Oct 09, 2010 9:16 pm
Forum: Pictures of your ThinkPad & desk setup
Topic: Titanium z61t Refinish - Silver and Burgundy
Replies: 12
Views: 7393

Titanium z61t Refinish - Silver and Burgundy

If you followed my thread in the General Thinkpad forum I recently refinished my z61t's finish. The Titanium lids suffer from a clear coat with poor durability. It quickly wears off and leaves the Titanium-aluminum alloy bear and vulnerable to fingerprints, scratches, and oxidization. I took three p...
by sparta.rising
Fri Oct 08, 2010 8:11 pm
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Update: Spraying that matte rubberized finish on a Z61t
Replies: 29
Views: 12370

Re: Update: Spraying that matte rubberized finish on a Z61t

I use isopropyl alcohol in a spray bottle. Its what I clean everything with. But it will accelerate the removal of the clear coat.

I just clear coated my girlfriend's z61t (no paint) and it looks pretty good, I'll post pictures with the two in a day or two.
by sparta.rising
Thu Oct 07, 2010 1:43 am
Forum: Thinkpad - General HARDWARE/SOFTWARE questions
Topic: Update: Spraying that matte rubberized finish on a Z61t
Replies: 29
Views: 12370

Re: Project: Spraying that matte rubberized finish on a Z61t

Well, if it is a real titanium lid? There's always the classic "engine turned" spirals polished into the metal and then clearcoated over. It was good enough for the engine cowling on "Spirit of St. Louis" and if you're into steam punk, it would work perfectly too.<G> According to the psref sheet lt...

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