When you put VIC-20 CR machines back together, you have to keep the bottom RF shield because it helps with mounting. They are always terribly rusty so I paint them. Apparently my paint supplies are low and I have… white. No one is gonna see it anyway so white it is.

Well I have one of these mystery VIC-42 chips and it doesn’t test “good” as a VIC or VICII on the backbit. I think this might be something we just have to make up a story about. “There I was, wire tying a Commodore 264, when I was attacked by a Spectrum…”