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The 'take-down' of the Bandido II w/under-slung housing.

December 02, 2019 06:16AM avatar
Jack,

First I'll just comment that while the Bandido, Bandido II and Silver Sabre II in those under-slung housings take 2-9Volt batteries, they can operate just fine on a single 9-V battery. There's not much difference in performance, just a reduced battery-life or run-time.

To open them up, you simply disconnect the coil cable. The remove the two screws on the bottom of the housing and the control panel and circuit board will slide out.. You can only come part-way out because the battery and battery cables are in the holder compartment in the housing, so to pull it out all the way you'll need to remove the batteries and work the battery clips connectors and through the hole in the battery holder.

Let us know how your fix-it job goes.

Monte

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Bandito 2 (big box) repair

Kraemer 169 December 01, 2019 08:23PM

The 'take-down' of the Bandido II w/under-slung housing.

Monte 163 December 02, 2019 06:16AM

THANKS Monte! Now I just have to get the nerve to do it!

Kraemer 127 December 02, 2019 02:55PM

***REPAIR UPDATE ***

Kraemer 140 December 02, 2019 08:50PM

Jack, to this and the previous post you made.

Monte 134 December 03, 2019 08:58PM



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