[ltp] Rubber feet for batteries?

DWSpiro linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Fri, 16 Nov 2012 18:55:29 -0800 (PST)

Did you ever get an answer about this?  I have the same problem with my
battery (part number 42T4861).  The left foot has fallen off and now the
notebook is wobbly....  Online, all I've found are feet for the body or full
rubber set for the computer.  Nothing for the batter ;-(


Bugzilla from rubin@starset.net wrote:
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> Mildly off topic.
> After about a year of use I finally lost one of the rubber feet to my
> 6-cell battery on my X220. Sometime in January after they kept falling
> off and getting gunked up, I eventually epoxied them to the bottom of
> the battery. That worked really well, till today when I was trying to
> figure out why the machine wouldn't sit flat on my desk. I've search
> all through my bags, house, haven't been able to find the missing foot.
> It seems like the design on the feet for batteries is thinner and more
> flexible than the ones supporting the back of the laptop. Sadly I've
> only been able to find replacement feet for the body of the machine
> and not the battery.
> Also the diversity in feet for Thinkpads in general is amazing!
> http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_nkw=thinkpad+rubber+feet&_sacat=0&_odkw=x200+rubber+feet&_osacat=0&_from=R40
> Anyhow, Lenovo's site seems to only carry feet for the body, unless
> "Battery knob" is it.
> http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/product-and-parts/detail.page?DocID=PD008614
> Does anyone have any magical sources for parts that might have this
> thing? If not I might try my hand at casting some.
> - -- 
> Rubin
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