Convoy s4 & s6

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Convoy s4 & s6

I got them in the mail and less than 36 hrs later they were both broke! Luckily I have a solder iron close so I was able to fix them. The solder on the tail switch in the s4 broke loose, and I had to resolder the spring back onto the driver of the s6. Waiting for the next piece to fail! I have a s7 comming, hopefully it will outlive these. If I didn't know how to solder (which most people don't) I'd be pretty upset, but life goes on. Just had to post for future buyers searching the subject, 36hrs is not what I consider a quality product, maybe someone was just having a bad day when these were assembled?

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Zoom..sorry to hear you had a problem. I have had and have several S2's, as well as gifted a bunch at Christmas. The majority get the crap knocked out of them and still keep on ticking Smile

It's the simple things that we take for granted that cost us the most

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Where did you buy them from?

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I have bought most of them directly from Simon's store on Aliexpress.

It's the simple things that we take for granted that cost us the most

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Oh not good…that sux, shoot a message to Simon and explain to him what went wrong…

Did you add a piece of wire on the tailcap spring (spring bypass mod) while you were in it?

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WarHawk-AVG wrote:
Oh not good…that sux, shoot a message to Simon and explain to him what went wrong… Did you add a piece of wire on the tailcap spring (spring bypass mod) while you were in it?
Zoom zoom had the problems, bugsy36 did not.

Still fine, still on a break. One day I’ll catch up with you folks! previous wight catchup Wink
list of my drivers & variants (A17DD, FET+1 stuff, WIP stuff, etc)

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Thank you for pointing that out Wight Smile My fault for not using the quote function.

To be clear, I have never had an issue with any of the Convoy S lights. 

It's the simple things that we take for granted that cost us the most

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A soldering iron and the ability to use it is a huge benefactor for you in your newly acquired addiction.

I find Chinese manufacturing fair to excellent in most cases, the assembly process is almost always lacking and that is where most failures occur.