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Does anyone have experience in splitting the lower end case in half? There are two screws that hold it together, but they seem to be seezed up for good.

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No, but it brings back memories. My high school grad present was one - in 1970!

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There is a sort of "impact driver" that you can purchase for around 10 dollars that works wonders on fasteners that are "stuck" in aluminum. You insert the screwdriver bit of choice, apply a little bit of torque in the proper direction, then whack it with a hammer.

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Both the Impact driver and heat from a torch, and PB blaster used with time "May" work.
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Heat and an impact driver are your friends but ga canny as ali melts more easily than some imagine and that casting is irreplaceable I think.

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