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Batteries stuck in torch

I have a 4 cell maglite and the batteries leaked and are stuck inside. Do you have any agents in South Africa that could repair this for me,
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Clive Godfrey

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    the batteries leaked and I can't get them out. How do I get them out since they are stuck.

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I had the same problem same mag lite.
After removing the lamp ect I soaked the barrel and batteries in WD40 for a few days. Using a soft faced mallet hold the torch in one hand and few sharp blows later the battery was dislodged. I must admit there was not a great deal of corrosion though. I then cleaned out the barrel by wrapping Carborundum paper around a broom handle inserting it into the barrel and just reamed out the barrel cleaned all the swarf out with tissue on the stick sprayed a drop of the WD40 into the barrel and its worked a treat ever since.
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Hi Clive
Ramrod Manufacturing (PTY) Ltd
47 Staal Street
KYA Sand
Randburg. South Africa
Telephone 27-11-462-6986
Are listed on the maglite website as repairers in South Africa.

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