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Old 12-28-2009, 07:40 PM   #16
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I'm glad I was browsing around and caught this post, an update: I talked to a nice lady on Dec. 03 to ask about where my replacement light was, as they were going to "ship it right out. She informed me that they were waiting on a shipment of replacement batteries to arrive into port "any day now". Of course I had to ask her if they were having so many of these units with bad batteries that they were having to get the replacement batteries to honor warranties. The answer was a direct and blunt--YES. She did inform me that there was a service order in the computer which directed them to ship me a new unit as soon as they received more of these. She also informed me that the new unit I would receive would be the updated model and would look a little different than the one I currently have. The back of mine has five (5) screws which hold the back on, and the new model will have six (6) screws. It doesn't matter to me if it has hump-teen screws, just send me a working model, soon please. "darkarmani"-you did something as I would do, go back to what was your source and show them they are selling a bad product. I had to do that to a local Lowe's store once, I got a "parade permit" which allowed me to carry a sandwich board sign in front of the store, and hand out leaflets, for a period of 24 hours. It only took 3 hours before the management came out and assured me they had removed the product in question. Thanks, David
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Old 12-28-2009, 07:46 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by BUTLER View Post
I received this high quality spot light for a X-mas gift three days ago and it is doing the same thing as Thurman's post. Mine has an output of 20V and the charger getting hot while it’s clicking and flashing. I was going to take it apart and try to use an alternate charger. But after reading some of the posts I do not have to, you guys have beat me to it
The 3 A-h SLA in mine gave up the ghost. I'm going to make it corded, with a 12vac 40w 'frmr, with the 'frmr possibly external to the handheld lamp.
I'll have some clip lead arrangement so I can run it off the car, but I'd have to drop the 14.4v down to 12v or so.
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Old 12-28-2009, 08:05 PM   #18
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Well Thanks to this thread I just realized I have 2 rechargeable flashlights in the basement
So I dug them out -both new & I'm charging the 1st one up
Only 1 charger as one was I also received a replacement unit
BUt I don't think its the same mode, mines Fixit Tools "up to 1 million candle power"
Only a 9v output charger
I'll have to see how (if) it works tomorrow
It was a present from someone

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