Originally Posted by Hueristic
The Good: Looks like you may be able to get away with a tinning and cleanup except for 2 places.
The bad: Still can't tell how bad those gouges are. Should be able to Mic the pins out though to check for shorts.
The Ugly: Pacman is eating you cpu! (where's waldo guys?)
:d I'm more hopeful after this image than the previous one.
Here is a brief description to go along with the image.............
---the spots circled in yellow are very shallow, but I can see copper shining through.
---the ones circled in blue are very shallow and I cannot see any copper.
---and the one circled in red in not very deep either, it appears so shallow that I'm not sure it even goes all the way through the black layer. I don't think I see any copper.
I don't really know anything about micing the pins out to check for shorts, but it doesn't really sound that complicated, just tedious.
I've never done any tinning, but I do have a 15watt radio shack soldering iron that I've never used.
here is the circled image..... http://img638.imageshack.us/img638/7...170circled.jpg
EDIT: whoohoooo 600 posts, so I decided I should change my avatar.Edited by ny_driver - 1/24/10 at 2:26pm