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[* black] We learned last time around that the AirPods case is a tough nut to crack, so this time ([guide|111959|with some guidance from a community member|new_window=true]) we turn to something with a bit more clamping force.
[* black] After theThe vise cracks separatesdeforms the plastic layersouter shell just enough for us to wedge a blade cutsinto the seam, slicing through the remaining adhesive,adhesive underneath and freeing up the AirPods tube practically flies out of the caseAirPod docking tubes.
[* icon_note] Okay "flying" is a gross overstatement. Getting intoIt'll still never look ''quite'' the same, but the case was stillsuffers a bear, but compared to what we went throughlot less damage with the last one, this was a walk in the parktechnique.
[* black] In all this excitementNext we almost fly right pastspudger away the status LED, nowwhich is nestled between the AirPod tubes to point out at the front of the case.
[* black] After theThe vise cracks separatesdeforms the plastic layersouter shell just enough for us to wedge a blade cutsinto the seam, slicing through the remaining adhesive,adhesive underneath and freeing up the AirPods tube practically flies out of the caseAirPod docking tubes.
[* icon_note] Okay "flying" is a gross overstatement. Getting intoIt'll still never look ''quite'' the same, but the case was stillsuffers a bear, but compared to what we went throughlot less damage with the last one, this was a walk in the parktechnique.
[* black] In all this excitementNext we almost fly right pastspudger away the status LED, nowwhich is nestled between the AirPod tubes to point out at the front of the case.