Gamma: How do I temporarily fix a broken Gamma Battery case?
This guide is to help you fix your Gamma temporarily while you wait for a spare part from us or if you need to use the light before we get back to you. If you need a spare part or any help drop us an e-mail - firstname.lastname@example.org
Have you ever had a piece of gear just break? Your rucksack strap, tent pole or glove?
Normally a bit of duct tape and some zip ties can sort anything out.
Well my Gamma got stepped on recently - "I confess I did it myself!! - Jay" Then I had no other light to use and had a journey ahead of me in the dark. Out came the Zip ties, elastic bands and duct tape. The bodge held, however after dismantling the worst mess ever, it suddenly came to me; an easy fudge to stop my old Gamma becoming land fill.
The lug missing from the battery case.
For this fudge all you need is three zip ties and to make it look neat and tidy some scissors or a knife - but it's not necessary.
Take two zip ties and wrap them around the battery case so they tuck behind the plastic head band retainer -
Followed by one around the length of the battery case - try to tuck this under the zip ties you have already placed upright. Make sure it doesn't run through the straps or over the retaining plastic clip for the head strap. If you tuck one end under the wire it will stop it slipping off the top.
Easy as that - a bit fiddly, but easy when you know how. Finally cut off the long straggly bits.
If you need any more help, don't hesitate to contact us - email@example.com
We have some spare parts which we can send out to you, they are not all the same colour, but work fine. Just send us an e-mail with your name and address and we'll pop some spares out.
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