before you take probe apart ,,DONT

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before you take probe apart ,,DONT

Post by targets » Sat Jul 21, 2018 6:25 pm

when you pull out the pcb the on/off switch gets busted... dont do it . you need to take off the old one and replace it..you will need a solder sucker and a small iron .plenty on utube about replacing the on/off switch


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Post by oldartefact » Sat Jul 21, 2018 6:33 pm

And if the bleeper gives up the ghost out of warranty ... dont worry it will work just fine on vibrate only...
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Re: before you take probe apart ,,DONT

Post by THE MOLE » Sat Jul 21, 2018 6:45 pm

it dosent if you put the switch to the on position first ;)
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Re: before you take probe apart ,,DONT

Post by Easylife » Sat Jul 21, 2018 8:13 pm

THE MOLE wrote:
Sat Jul 21, 2018 6:45 pm
it dosent if you put the switch to the on position first ;)
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Re: before you take probe apart ,,DONT

Post by f8met » Sat Jul 21, 2018 9:15 pm

Push down the switch as you remove the PCB board. I did this on my first one but the switch fell apart. I rebuilt it but it is a little temperamental but still works. You can buy them new from Regtons.
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Re: before you take probe apart ,,DONT

Post by Fusion » Sat Jul 21, 2018 11:00 pm

"When you pull out the pcb the on/off switch gets busted."
No it doesn't. We've been through all this on Dankowski's forum. You took it to pieces without beforehand finding out how to do it correctly. People have been taking them apart for ten years now, there's no shortage of forum discussion about it, plenty of Youtube instructional videos etc.

Just turn the switch on first. Then it just has clearance to be removed/re-fitted.

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Re: before you take probe apart ,,DONT

Post by Easylife » Sun Jul 22, 2018 12:43 am

Easylife wrote:
Sat Jul 21, 2018 8:13 pm
THE MOLE wrote:
Sat Jul 21, 2018 6:45 pm
it dosent if you put the switch to the on position first ;)
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Re: before you take probe apart ,,DONT

Post by JWL » Sun Jul 22, 2018 11:43 am

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