SStones Senior Member Joined: 24 Nov 2012 Posts: 506 Location: Canada Expertise: Professional
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Posted Mon Jan 28, 2013, 3:51am Subject: Re: That can't be good, can it?
If you're talking about the brown spot on top of the powerboard, I have seen many work fine for years with that discoloring. I think the silvery-white Gicar sticker isn't very heat resistant and discolors with exposure to heats that aren't damaging the powerboard. So long as it still feels smooth and flat, I expect it is okay. If the plastic has heated to the point where it is bubbled and rough, then something in there has gotten fatally hot.
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