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Thanks for your solution on the RCA DVD-R/DVR issue. Replaced my CD drive-- didn't have enough free hands to drill and install the new drive, so I used a cyanoacrylate glue and an accelerator spray, but nontheless, it worked like a charm. Not sure how you came up with the solution-- a lot of try and try again, I guess-- but it works and I am thankful.

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AWESOME! I am glad that this solution helped you out. I am interested in using the cyanoacrylate glue and accelerator spray to replace a DVD drive on one of my units too. Any tips or help on what brand of supplies and methods you used will help me a great deal. I have never worked with such materials and am rather interested in finding out more on them and how you used them. Thanks for your reply to the solution and thanks in advance to any tips and info you can share as well.

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