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#126 Doug Culbertson

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Posted 19 December 2014 - 11:31 AM

$22 for just about anything in this hobby is a great price.  For something essential that you can use month after month, it's something of a minor miracle.

 

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#127 Hilbily

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Posted 19 December 2014 - 04:25 PM

My charger also broke. I took it apart and the wire had come off of the 110 plug inside, a little solder and super glue and good as new for now.

I took the battery case apart and added a 87K resistor to the led, now it's nice and dim.



#128 Sarkikos

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Posted 19 December 2014 - 06:31 PM

I didn't see any obvious loose wires in my charger.  I would have soldered it back if I had. 

 

The new battery and charger came today.  The new charger works fine.

 

A good way to dim the light on the battery without doing any surgery is to brush over the light with deep red nail polish or car touchup paint.

 

Mike


Edited by Sarkikos, 19 December 2014 - 06:31 PM.







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