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    Prepping a chinese light package

    Hey all,

    I've enjoyed reading about the various lights and batteries, although 50% of the content flies right over my head. I have no electrical engineering and no hands on experience with boards or related materials. That being said, I can turn a screwdriver and follow basic directions.

    Per recommendations from folks here I recently purchased a kaidoman light and battery packs (2 cell and 4 cell pack). I was wondering whether I should check the parts to make sure everything is all set-- for example, people mention using heat paste. Is this something you'd recommend for a novice, or is it safer to avoid the risk of opening something up? Anything I can do to avoid problems on the trail?

    Thanks in advance.
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    Quote Originally Posted by insighter View Post
    Anything I can do to avoid problems on the trail?
    Use at least two Chinese lights.

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    before going to ride with it

    get a fan, aim at light

    set up light on safe surface, and run it indoors till it dims/goes off and check runtime, battery drop..etc. feel how hot it gets...charge it back up

    so you know what to expect
    "Put your seatbelt back on or get out and sit in the middle of that circle of death." - Johnny Scoot

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