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Old 01-25-2016, 01:40 PM #1
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Default Tailcap switch permanent on?

Hey guys, after fixing some contact problems on the driver and a short in the tailcap, I finally got it to work.
But as I screw the tailcap on the host, the laser starts operating and I cant switch it off by using the switch

It's the S4X Host from Gary by the way

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Default Re: Tailcap switch permanent on?

Your tailcap is not fixed. sounds like your switch is bad or you have something making the connection.
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Hello Phil,

Have you tested the switch to see if it opens and closes or if it is stuck closed?

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Default Re: Tailcap switch permanent on?

Hi,
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My s4x tail didn't work also but a good thing you can disassemble them to see what's going on. It might be an easy fix.i played with the switch for a while but I got it to work. Be patient and see what's going on inside it first.,there's not much to the switch it self Pal.

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Default Re: Tailcap switch permanent on?

I talked to Gary and he said that it could be fixed by exchanging the white plastic washer in the tailcap with a brass washer, he'll send me the washer

But I have no idea how this would help? Any smart explanations?

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Hi S4X,
That was the trouble with mine, i had to take that white washer and sand it down thin on the bottom to make contact. The switch come apart easy and there's not much to it, give it a shot and play around with it. Try sanding down the washer first little at a time .

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Default Re: Tailcap switch permanent on?

I sanded down the first insert but I think I did it a bit too much
After that, there was a short and Gary sent me a new insert for the tailcap. Now I'm afraid that this will happen again, think I'll wait for the brass washer

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Hi ,
Try cutting a piece of electrical tape to fit the bottom of the white washer. and try insulating it make sure when you assemble the switch that spacer is centered correctly.

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Love how members tinker and rig stuff up. The minds of people that always think ... "well, what if I do this ....."
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yes i love to tinker around and learnt that my plasma cutter can dismember human limbs very effectively.
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