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[Guide] Rapidstrike with 18650s in stock battery tray


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#1 PandaSPUR

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Posted 13 December 2014 - 09:54 PM

I finally got my Rapidstrike today and decided I didnt want to wait for my 18650 battery holders to come in. I took a look at the stock tray and figured out its actually pretty easy to modify for 18650s.
I tried to do it in a way that would be reversible if necessary.

Note: I know this is NOT the optimal way to modify a Rapidstrike. This is my quick and simple, almost drop-in first step. Safety wise, I think it is fine as I haven't modified any of the gun's internals at all. Let me know otherwise.

The guide is hosted on Imgur here: http://imgur.com/a/hIzyr


Random rant: On a separate note... I was kinda pissed off about my brand new Rapidstrike. The magazine flywheel switch was jammed, so I had to fix that. And even worse, a wire leading to the pusher motor was broken, so I had to re-solder that.
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#2 Lunas

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Posted 14 December 2014 - 06:27 PM

Been meaning to find the time to post my tray

https://www.dropbox....032247.jpg?dl=0
https://www.dropbox....032304.jpg?dl=0

I am going to eventually open my RS and when i do I may add another method of transferring power from tray to gun im thinking of mounting a xt60 connector to the occupied side of the gun so i could open it without cutting the negative terminal again... If i ever do make this modification ill make my own thread on how i did it.
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