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Hold a heatgun at one centimeter from one of the flexible ribbons, using your non-dominant hand, moving slightly to cover the whole thing, or staying still if using a flat nozzle. Set to 300 ° C and fire for one minute.

Hold the spudger with the hand you write with, and the gun with the other. If you're prone to trembling or need to hold the gun in both hands, do so, but have a place to leave it while you use the spudger.

Turn off and move the heat gun away, then using your dominant hand, firmly press a plastic spudger or guitar pick against the ribbon cable, running it from one direction to another, at least twice.

Repeat process with all ribbon cables.

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