i think the "7 commandments" were the trueset thing I ever heard, but about the orange box, i think it sucked.
i only bought it for hl2 episode 1&2 which I didnt like too much either(portal made me sick i.e vomit)
i believe this problem could be solved with a hot air gün and some soldering paste, (hot air not nessesairxy).
just put some lead based solder parste into the connector, and then put the diode in
correct me if im wrong but i bbelieve that would work
remember that green is temperature sensetive, for the night.. and when you get tem001 a beam can hit the apature causing a halo or unwanted leakige on the sides, which you dont want on a gun pointing at people
in order to htlink, you need atleast 10 or 20 posts, and about what mariomaster said, its true, IR is not such a big problem as all thinks it is under30mw mostly, if you got over 50mw you should start worrieng, but i dont think its as dangerous as ever1 says :P
ebaysers are usually ment as newwish fakes, or real ones, not sure, but just the ones like on DX and KD.
EBAYSERS doesnt generalize lasers sold on ebay(lol) that would be retarded, cause on Ebay you see good stuff every now and then, e.g. all industrial laser stuff, mebe a bit expensive, but...