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Old 11-09-2014, 11:40 PM #1
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I dropped my WL nano for the 3rd time and now the button doesnt work everytime I press it and the gold cylinder inside appears loose now, it rattles slightly when i shake it. I think the glue or something holding it place broke loose now its not grounded good. anybody have any ideas how I could fix it???


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It's never a good sign when something rattles. Take it apart and see what's going on inside. There are disassembly threads around here, just search for them.
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Default Re: Dropped my laser

Yeah rattles are bad, something in the switch assembly may have cracked or slipped out. If it is a green laser you can knock the crystals out if alignment in the DPSS module and that is bad news.

Take it apart, some heat may help to loosen glue, just don't get it too hot.
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your lucky it survived the previous 2 drops
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Yeah the crystals are either held together by a metal holder and those are soldered, or they're just glued. Either way, you can hope it's not one of those models of lasers or flashlights that the company seals it up. Hope you get it fixed.
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