Old 12-11-2007, 04:51 PM #1
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Default Flimsy DragonLasers Boxes!

Ok, when I first got my dragonlasers 75mw viper and saw the little box it has I know the flimsy join would eventually break on it... 3 months later, yep you got it, its just fallen apart in my hands. I now have a box with the foam padding inside and what is now a removable lid.

The only thing dragonlasers need to change asap is the boxes. The join is just a flimsy bit of paper and if you use your lasers as much as I do it will eventually fall off because you opened th box so much.

Even though I would still recommend dragonlasers, just be wary your box may fall apart in your hands.


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Please EDIT the title of this thread to a descriptive non EMO title or I will delete the whole thing thank you..

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Default Re: Flimsy DragonLasers Boxes!

No problem TL.

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good point, i just spoke at length with a rep from Dragonlasers recently about possibly adding high quality cases to the order for all of their laser purchases. glad you got a good laser from them though, and the only thing your complaining about is the case!

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good point, i just spoke at length with a rep from Dragonlasers recently about possibly adding high quality cases to the order for all of their laser purchases. glad you got a good laser from them though, and the only thing your complaining about is the case!

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Yeah, I am pleased with my laser. In fact if I had a power meter on hand I am sure it would kick out around 85mw on fresh batteries! Just that I am disappointed with the case, sure it looks cool and you wouldn't even know how to open it if you quickly glanced at it but its just so flimsy.

I am now stuck with a broken case or I could use sticky tape which is just going to ruin the whole box.
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DUCT TAPE!!!!!!! that will fix it. duct tape fixes almost everything.
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I think that the case is a shipping case to get through customs. *Most of us have fancy metal cases from the old leadlight days. *Use one of those !! *Smoke shops also have metal cigar boxes which will hold several treasures - red, green, blu ----
I never worried about the case. *My DL 95 is carried every day in my pocket and is looking tough but it works every time. *That's what counts.

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As you know I'm no fanboy of WL but I do own several Dragon cases. so if you want to show off and protect your laser these are very good. Fortunately the 'wickedlaser' logo rubs off leaving that choice dragon engraving.
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Exactly what I did timelord! ;D I have two Dragon Cases and a bit of rubbing alcohol and cotton swabs does the trick if you use a bit of pressure. Now if only there was a good way to get their name off of my laser shades.... :
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The main reason I use it is so I can keep it safe from damage if I ever take it out to a friends or something. Problem now is the top will fall off and worst case the laser falls out of the box and the spare batteries follow it.

I can buy empty boxes from WL then can I? Of corse I will remove the logo on it.
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Try looking at Cigar cases to hold it in possibly.
http://www.cigarcaddy.com/products/2_stick/
I'm tempted to get the 5 stick one.
Or if you can find a standard plastic box of a good size I should be getting some more Extra Firm foam like I used in my laser case and can sell you some. Should be really checp, I should be getting the quote today.
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I can buy empty boxes from WL then can I? Of corse I will remove the logo on it.
the WL boxes have molded letters so while you can rub the silver coating off, it's still easily readable so unless u wanna be taking a grinding bit to it, it's not gonna be removed easily
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DUCT TAPE!!!!!!! that will fix it. duct tape fixes almost everything.
my glass eye fell off the other day
maybe i should duct tape it to my eyelids
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now there's an idea worth trying. ;D ;D ;D
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Default Re: Flimsy DragonLasers Boxes!

From what I've seen, Dragonlasers uses the same cases that Wickedlasers do, or at least used to. That same silver box with the carbon fiber-style pattern on it, with a foam pad with slots cut for batteries and the laser itself. Actually, when I ordered my Fusion 125mW (that outputs probably 55) I didn't even get that. When I opened the box they shipped me, I found that there was no foam padding, it was just a crappy little wooden box with the same crappy little hinge, and my laser had been bouncing around inside it for god knows how many miles. Wickedlasers is shit.
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