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PostSubject: Snowspeeder Question   Snowspeeder Question I_icon_minitimeSat Nov 15, 2014 3:49 pm

This question comes from one of our Facebook followers: 'Why is it so hard to remove batteries from a 1980 Kenner Snowspeeder?'

(I have to admit that I have also had issues fitting & removing batteries from this vehicle)

Anyone else had this issue?

Was the battery compartment made slightly too small?

Are UK / European size C batteries larger than their US counterpart?

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PostSubject: Re: Snowspeeder Question   Snowspeeder Question I_icon_minitimeSat Nov 15, 2014 6:26 pm

I have the same problem here in Canada, and most of our products are the same as the US versions. So it's not just the UK / European ships. I was wondering if the batteries have gotten just a little bit bigger?
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PostSubject: Re: Snowspeeder Question   Snowspeeder Question I_icon_minitimeSat Nov 15, 2014 6:43 pm

An increase in physical battery size could explain it Clint.

What does everyone else think?
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PostSubject: Re: Snowspeeder Question   Snowspeeder Question I_icon_minitimeSat Nov 15, 2014 8:19 pm

http://forum.rebelscum.com/t1099699/

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PostSubject: Re: Snowspeeder Question   Snowspeeder Question I_icon_minitimeSat Nov 15, 2014 10:05 pm

batteries today are accually a bit bigger by a few mm just enough to make them larger I have some non SW item that have battery fit issues from the 1970-80'S
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PostSubject: Re: Snowspeeder Question   Snowspeeder Question I_icon_minitimeSun Nov 16, 2014 7:24 am

Thank you so much for the reply. I have 7 complete snowspeeders and it's so hard to remove the batteries.

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PostSubject: Re: Snowspeeder Question   Snowspeeder Question I_icon_minitimeSun Nov 16, 2014 7:52 am

You are very welcome Thomas. If you have any other questions, feel free to start a thread on the forum.

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PostSubject: Re: Snowspeeder Question   Snowspeeder Question I_icon_minitimeSun Nov 16, 2014 8:40 am

I'd say it was just a bad design, I can clearly remember having trouble doing it back when I was a kid.
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