From: Savageduck <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com>
Subject: Re: Cheap SD Cards
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On Nov 17, 2017, Savageduck wrote
(in article<0001HW.1FBF4A18034166E070000F3722CF@news.giganews.com>):

> On Nov 17, 2017, croy wrote
> (in article<fr0u0dpo1dipsuan46048k4o98dtkvidgh@4ax.com>):
>
> > On Thu, 16 Nov 2017 19:50:30 -0800,
> > Savageduck<savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com>  wrote:
> >
> > > I have not experienced any corruption issues with either brand, but with
> > > one
> > > Lexar 32GB 300MB/s SDHC UHS-II/U3 the lock slider was displaced on
> > > re-inserting it into my X-T2. That effectively turned it into a read only
> > > card which, after much trying, proved to be unrepairable. So that was a $65
> > > card down the tubes.
> >
> > I had that happen on a card a few years back, and found info on the web,
> > telling me that the tiny lock slider, when in read mode, is just filling a
> > space. Apparently, the camera has a "feeler", checking to see if it can drop into that space or
> > not. If not, it’s a R/W card! So I carefully put some epoxy in that space, and am still using
> > the card. I just can't use the lock.
>
> Interesting. I will give that a try, it is a case of having nothing to lose,
> just another 32GB SD card to gain.
>
> Thanks.

Just to report back, I tried your suggestion, and IT WORKS!

<https://www.dropbox.com/s/vhvo3cj3sm9f03i/IMG_2389.jpg>

<https://www.dropbox.com/s/9hkktmky5vztu86/IMG_2390.jpg>

Thank you.

So it is a 32GB card saved, and I will be able to at least use it if needed. 
Fortunately I have a good supply of fast 32GB SDHC cards.

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Regards,
Savageduck