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#119383 - 01/08/08 07:19 PM A very silly flashlight question...
DrmstrSpoodle Offline
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Registered: 01/28/07
Posts: 138
I recently purchased one of the Pelican L1 model flashlights (the kind that runs on the L44 button cells) and personally I like it and couldn't be happier.

However, when the time comes to change the batteries, how do I accomplish this without breaking the thing? The instructions say "remove the LED/battery tray assembly". But it seems like it doesn't want to come out. Do I pull the thing out with pliers, pull it out with a paper clip, or what? Anyone else have one of these with which to help me out?

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#119385 - 01/08/08 07:24 PM Re: A very silly flashlight question... [Re: DrmstrSpoodle]
paramedicpete Offline
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Registered: 04/09/02
Posts: 1920
Loc: Frederick, Maryland
I belive that once you unscrew the head, you can push on the rubber button and the battery holder will come right out.

Pete

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#119387 - 01/08/08 07:28 PM Re: A very silly flashlight question... [Re: paramedicpete]
Alan_Romania Offline

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Registered: 06/29/05
Posts: 610
Loc: Arizona
I find taking the cap off and tapping it on a hard surface works well.
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#119403 - 01/08/08 08:41 PM Re: A very silly flashlight question... [Re: DrmstrSpoodle]
frenchy Offline
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Registered: 12/18/02
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Loc: France
Can this link help answer your question ??

(scroll down...)
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#119419 - 01/08/08 10:13 PM Re: A very silly flashlight question... [Re: frenchy]
DrmstrSpoodle Offline
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Registered: 01/28/07
Posts: 138
Thanks Alan and Frenchy! The thing came right out. Now that I know how to get the batteries out without hassle I'm going to buy more L1's! Mwah-hah-hah-hah!

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