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hakzaw1

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ApexP- see you are now a LPF Vet- congrats- and a +3 as well.... hak
 



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Thanks bro. This is by far the best forum I have come across community wise as well as content. I do plan to stick around here for many more years so you will be seeing a lot more of me :p

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Okay, I'm actually a bit confused about my options now, haha *cough*. So, the first option was to just send my laser to ArgLaser, the other option was to buy a diode myself THEN send it to ArgLaser? Sorry for massive amounts of being a "noob" ._.
 
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Yes and no. You could have both options but I believe the simplest option would have ARG get the desired diode and do the work. You could even pay for the diode and have it shipped to ARG instead.
 

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I'd like to see a little more about the laser first. If the entire thing is potted then it wont be doable.
 

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Oh, okay. Thanks for clearing that up. So since simple is probably better, I'm going to just send it to ARG.... If you think that's the best way xD
 

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Right, I should probably upload those pictures... What do you mean by "potted", sir? :b
 

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Just send it to ARG and let him determine what can be done.

PS Did you see on the Laserer web site that warranty in only 7 days
 

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No... upload some detailed pictures of the inside so ARG can determine if he can work on it at all.
 

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No... upload some detailed pictures of the inside so ARG can determine if he can work on it at all.
Best plan at the moment. If there's a problem with the driver and the diode it may not even be worth the $ to repair it.
There is much that can be diagnosed without paying 10$ to ship it to me :p
 

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Absolutely---some good photos are the best plan---save time and money.

I suggested just send it because so far no photo's and was thinking maybe no camera or PC is available for him to use.
 

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I FINALLY managed to take some good photos. I'm sorry that this took so long, and I hope they are at least a little bit helpful.

Lens angle 1:


Lens angle 2:


Front cap:


Other side of front cap:


Non-blurred sticker:


Front of laser: (might need to retake)
 

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Those turned out bigger than I intended >.>
Hopefully they are still good... Anyways, let me know if I should take photos of any other parts!
 
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Inside is what really matters. See if you can get some shots of the electronics inside the laser.
 

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i have a small off topic question . what is the name of the site from max .
he sounds like a good guy and therefore a good place to buy my lasers from instead of warnlaser . where i did get a defective laser . but i already talked about that on a different topic "has anyone ordered from warnlasers lately"
i recieved the laser yesterday and i did not even know about this site yesterday . (not 2 weeks ago)

on topic . sorry jonneh . i am not only new to this site but also high powered lasers so i am of no help 2 u.
 




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