Robert Morrison

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Out with the old! My desoldering gun is still not Quite Right so this was mostly done the old fashioned way: a manual pump, braided solder wick some flux and lots of patience. (If the chip is know to be totally gubbed it’s easier to just snip the legs but I wanted to save it).

ZX Spectrum motherboard with the Z80 CPU removedunderside of the Spectrum board showing the empty through-holes where the Z80 used to be