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Can I use a hammer?

August 16, 2008

From an IBM maintenance manual, 1925 (source unknown):

All parts should go together without forcing. You must remember that the parts you are reassembling were disassembled by you. Therefore, if you can’t get them together again, there must be a reason. By all means, do not use a hammer.

[This article was first published in the June 2002 CyberText Newsletter]

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