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T480 guts into T25

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T480 guts into T25

#1 Post by theterminator93 » Sun Feb 24, 2019 1:10 am

Anyone seen this? Looks intriguing. Although I won't do this to my T25 quite yet... unless I get another one to play with... :)

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Re: T480 guts into T25

#2 Post by dr_st » Sun Feb 24, 2019 12:53 pm

It's good to know it can be done. :thumbs-UP:
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Re: T480 guts into T25

#3 Post by w0qj » Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:44 am

End result: it's also 150 grams lighter, which is a BIG piece of candy bar in my book ;)
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Re: T480 guts into T25

#4 Post by dr_st » Mon Feb 25, 2019 12:56 pm

w0qj wrote:
Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:44 am
End result: it's also 150 grams lighter, which is a BIG piece of candy bar in my book ;)
Yeah, but this can (mostly) be achieved with a far simpler mod - just swapping in the magnesium lid:
https://www.reddit.com/r/thinkpad/comme ... id_report/
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Re: T480 guts into T25

#5 Post by ZaZ » Wed Feb 27, 2019 1:11 pm

That's the T25 I would have wanted to buy.
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