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Two screws and some mild adhesive are all that stand between us and picking out the plastic midframe.

As devices shrink, manufacturers are turning to adhesive instead of screws or clips.

On the whole, this has been bad news for repairs—but in this case, LG seems to have found the secret recipe that balances construction strength with pry-ability.

Picking out the watch's midframe reveals a single cable responsible for the crown button and charging cradle ports, and a pair of spring contacts that connect the motherboard to the watch body, perhaps to use the body as an antenna.

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