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Archive for July 27th, 2018

Tour Easy Daytime Running Light: 18650 Cell Extraction Tab

The running lights on our Tour Easy fairing sit just about perfectly level, despite how they appear in relation to the fairing edge:

Flashlight Mount - LC40 - finger ball - side

Flashlight Mount – LC40 – finger ball – side

And, because they’re firmly attached to the fairing mount, there’s no way to tilt them to extract the 18650 cell.

This took entirely too long to figure out:

Lithium 18650 Cell Extractor Tab

Lithium 18650 Cell Extractor Tab

The LC40 end caps have a recess exactly where it’ll do the most good: capturing the tab inside the cap means it can’t interfere with the rear contact spring:

Lithium 18650 Cell Extractor Tab - Anker LC40

Lithium 18650 Cell Extractor Tab – Anker LC40

Swapping cells no longer requires muttering!

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