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Old 02-07-2017, 12:48 PM
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I've had my Scorpius controller for a couple of years now and I like it very much. Except when it is time to change the batteries. Opening up the controller to change the batteries, while simple can be dangerous (broken wires and losing parts). I recently had to get a new controller due to an unfortunate fall to the floor and decided that since I have a spare case I would try a little modification. I cut the handle just below the trigger making it possible to access the batteries without removing their holders. Now it takes less than a minute to open the handle, change the batteries and close it up.

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Old 02-07-2017, 05:16 PM
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Great idea!
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Old 02-08-2017, 01:52 PM
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Glue the nut into the handle for even less parts to lose.

Great idea.
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Old 07-02-2017, 07:35 PM
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I had the nut glued before, and now that I've made the handle cut I can change batteries in less than a minute. I used to run the batteries 'till I couldn't read the screen, but it's so easy now I switch the rechargeables whenever it gets dim. A easy and very helpful mod!
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