Found a nice 4 cell mag light that the batteries corroded. How can I get the batteries out.
Steve I think they have a lifetime warinty
SOAK IT IN VINEGAR MIGHT HELP
I had that problem with a 2 cell Mag Lite. I drilled a hole into the bottom of the battery, put a long screw in and pulled it out that way.
Whoever made the batteries Energizer, Duracell will warranty the device that they were in when the batteries leaked. I had a 3 cell Mag-Light that I sent in and got a new replacement for. I think that it was Duracell that replaced it. They did send me a new 2 cell Mag-Light flashlight, now I don't need to buy as many batteries. You are responsible for the shipping to the battery manufacturer, which can be almost the cost of a new flashlight now.
"I think they have a lifetime warinty"
They do, under normal use,but they are not covered for battery corrosion.
"Whoever made the batteries Energizer, Duracell will warranty the device that they were in when the batteries leaked."
That's good intel to know.
(Message edited by Ken_Todd on November 26, 2015)
It will still work as a club in case of an intruder into your home. They just won't see you coming!
Aren't you supposed to use a baking soda bath to neutralize the corrosion? That or use just clean water to wash it out?
I thought "mag light" meant these.
Wonderful picture, Steve.
Steve I will send you an old Mag-Light to get one of those for free.
Happy Thanksgiving to every one here.
Thanks for all of the information that is posted here to keep my new to me Model T going. You guys are the best.
If you have a mag light that does not work after replacing the batteries and bulb, take the end off with the spring in it. Remove the sprink and clean it and the cap it fits in real good. They are dissimilar metal and corrode. You may not be able to see the corrosion. Why they chose aluminum and a copper spring, I have no idea. We had that same problem back when aluminum house wiring came into being. But there were many houses that burned down because of it.