Magicshine 900 Lumens Light?

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  1. gnarboots11

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    So I purchased this light back in March of 2010 and used it a couple times. Since then I haven't done any night riding but I went to use it last week and it does not turn on. From reading on here there is some issue with the battery pack? There is a recall? Can I make my own battery pack?
     
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    I have got nothing yet either, Geoman can't determine if they even got my documentation!?!?
     
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    That does not sound like the battery pack. The problem could be the connectors, some people had issues with the wire in the connectors breaking due to pulling the wires instead of grabbing the connectors when disconnecting them. I did it to mine and replaced it with a radio shack connector to match the charging cord.

    After that I bought a 2 cell 2000mah lipoly pack and switched to deans connectors.
     
  4. gnarboots11

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    I guess I could throw a volt meter on it and check to see if theres voltage at the connector coming from the battery pack.
     
  5. stinky180

    stinky180 Will make it Reign....

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    I'm going on a backpacking trip and was wondering, is there a head strap mount to use the MagicShine as a headlamp?
     
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    Dino Brown Sir Smack-Alot

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    I have the head mount but I prefer one of these for camping....
    http://www.dealextreme.com/p/ultraf...ed-flashlight-with-clip-1-18650-1-17670-36357

    When wearing a magicshine on your head DO NOT look at people when talking to them, you will lose friends.... Mainly because they will be blinded and go wandering off into the dark...
     
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    Way more light and weight than you would need for backpacking.They have come way down in price saw a nice one at Lowes for $13.
     
  9. stinky180

    stinky180 Will make it Reign....

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    YOU GUYS FRIGGIN ROCK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Also got my replacement battery pack a month or two ago, much more 'legit' compared to the older batteries.
     
  10. NO GO

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    Received my replacement battery Friday (7/8/11). Thank you GM for following through
     
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    Received 6 replacement Magicshine batteries 2 days ago (7/15/11)!!

    Submitted my claim at end of April. It took a bit but I'm not gona complain because I can sympathize with the financial burden and the volume of the replacement units.

    The replacement unit looks really well made, very much like the Niterider TriNewt battery pack but half the size.

    Reade, thanks for standing behind your product and coming through!
     
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    mytrustysteed Middle...the new granny

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    I sent mine in March....still waiting

    Update Got mine! 7/22/11
     
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    I got my replacement battery today! Thanks GeoMan!
     
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    ^^^^^ Same here! Nearly 3 months but I got 'em. Let's keep it going folks...

    Thanks for "standing up" Geoman!
     
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    Thanks GeoMan! I received my replacement battery yesterday. It looks and feels way better than the original.
     
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    I did a night ride two nights ago and one of the guys had an old MagicShine battery. I asked why he hadn't sent it in yet and he said he hadn't bought it from GeoMan. Made me smile.
     
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    I have waited three months for my replacement lights and nothing. A month ago I sent them an e-mail to make sure they received my paperwork and they said they could not verify that information. So now I am through my third month and nothing. I understand this is a huge burden on them, but they could at least let me know what is happening.
    At this point I don't think I would recommend their product.
     
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    X2 on that... it sure would be nice if they would take a minute to send an email confirmation that they are working on it or something. I don't know if I am getting one or not... still waiting been 3-4 months now.
     
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    I am still waiting for mine as well for over three months. I emailed them last week to see if I could send them $25 and have them send me the 6.0Ah battery right away. Geomangear replied and said that this upgrade offer is no longer available because they are running severely short of the 6.0Ah batteries. They did say they plan on offering the upgrade again in early September.
     
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    well opened my email this morning and whaddaya know... Thanks Geoman! got my confirmation EMAIL today. wow as late as December? guess I will have to buy another light for now...
     

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