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Modding My Nite Finder And I Have A Quick Question


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#1 Hokes

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Posted 27 August 2008 - 12:48 AM

I'm adding a light to my newly purchased Nite Finder (SpectreX's maglight mod with this green light since it's designed for a mini-mag) and I was wondering if I needed any of the original wires/contacts/etc. since the light stopped working after about 5 minutes of playing with it. I've checked the batteries and fiddled with it as much as my knowledge allows, but for the life of me, I can't get it to work.

Here's a couple of pictures of the internals:

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Any help will be greatly appreciated!
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#2 nerfboi

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Posted 27 August 2008 - 01:13 AM

It seems like your red wire came undone.
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#3 Lt Stefan

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Posted 27 August 2008 - 09:53 AM

You could either manually turn it on, or you could wire it so it does use the current switch/ batteries. That would be cool, but it would be easier to put the light in and wire the switch to the exterior somehow
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#4 roboman

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Posted 27 August 2008 - 03:51 PM

Solder the red wire from the switch to the positive terminal of the mini-mag, and solder the black wire directly to the ground terminal. If the mini-mag has an internal resistor, cut off the existing one inthe gun (the little brown cylinder w/ metal caps), and wire that tab to the positive battery terminal.
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