These are some of the reasons why I decided not to polish the aluminum! This host shouldn't receive much ware, as this is one of my "novelty" hosts. I urge you to do this for your self and post how you solved these problems yourself!
Does anyone know a chip of the same equivalent of the Atmel plcc flash AT49F040 in 32 DIP format, preferably 8MB or more?
If anyone would like to know, I would be using this for a gameboy cartridge mod. Instead of using a hard to handle/extract PLCC chip I'd like to use a 32 pin DIP ZIF socket!
This is true! You can see my C6 (http://laserpointerforums.com/f72/deanodized-c6-88422.html) It is not an easy task to de-anodize a host. Especially with the deep knurling (Its halfway impossible to get the compund out of it). I'm honestly surprised that it only took him an hour and a half to...