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Prying Bar ?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by cassalatico, Mar 11, 2016.

  1. cassalatico

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    Hi Guys I'm still having great difficulty removing batteries from my P3 because of my hand disability, issues i found tonight messing about at home with a blunt knife that when i slightly get the compartment open i was easily able to pry the battery out far enough to get a good grip and then take it out!! Rather than using a metal knife which may7 damage the plastic can you think of a better prying type tool which won't damage the plastic? thank you so much in advance and I'm sorry for bombarding you with all these questions in advance
     
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    I feel for you brother. I've got the same problem but with just a weak grip. Go to a watch repair shop. They have plastic pry tools to open plastic items such as remote controls for some cars. In most cases, the plastic pry tool won't harm the plastic on the items they are trying to open. The owner at my local shop sold me one for only a couple of bucks. Once you see what they are, it they won't sell you one, I'm sure you could find one on the Internet.
     
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    Have you guys seen this..
     
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    Have now. I'll try it with two hands.
     
  5. cassalatico

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    Have you a picture of it Bro?


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    They come out?
     
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    Not with me now but it looks like a flat screw driver.
     
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    P2/P3 batteries have always been difficult to remove especially when everything is new. I sit my Phantom on a firm surface with the battery facing me. Place the back of your hands against the rear arms while squeezing the buttons on either side with the thumbs & index fingers of both hands. With the buttons compressed & the back of your hands against the arms, draw the battery back as your hands roll against the rear arms. Sounds more complicated than it really is but the batteries pop right out with ease.

     
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    Hehe there's my method in video! :)

     
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    You ?
     
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    I posted my text description before I noticed your video link. It was perfect! :)


     
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    Man I ain't paying no royalties if ya made that :)
    Ya know how many times I have posted that :eek:
    lol
     
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    Heck it may have been your video that first showed me to do it that way! ;)

     
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    [​IMG]something like this work?


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    No, what they sold me was a plastic, flat screw driver. Those door panel removers look like they'd work though.