SHOUT OUT to Black Aero (printed Eggfinder case)

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  1. Oct 10, 2018 #1

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    I was an early adopter of the 3D printed case for the Eggfinder receiver/LCD system back in the fall of 2015. I have used the system at many launches and have been very happy with it's performance. Recently, however, the handle has delaminated at the top where the screw holes are. See photos. I tried to repair to no avail. I contacted Kyle G. of Black Aero to see if I could purchase a replacement handle, thinking that I could extend the life of the case for another 3 years. Not only did Kyle respond immediately, he offered to replace the case with a new version 2 which has many design improvements and details, one if which is a more robust and larger handle. Thanks to Kyle for standing behind his product and supporting the evolving rocketry market with a great product.

    http://www.blackaero.com/products/eggfinder-lcd-case-v2

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    I appreciate the kind words. I always stand by my products and am happy to send you a replacement. Let me know if you have any other issues or concerns.

    Hopefully soon, my tools will expand bringing more products to the table.
     
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    I re-built the Eggfinder LCD into the new version 2 enclosure this past weekend. Everything works fine. The only thing I needed to do was to drill a hole to mount the backlight switch.
     
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    I destroyed the power rocker switch while I was pulling a tight spade terminal off. I tried to buy one. He sent me one for free. 100% recommended.
     
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    I agree, his service is outstanding and the product is very good value.
     
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    I too noticed the spade terminals were tight
     
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    I recommend, putting a small flat head into the female terminal. I do this with each kit I mail out, and sometimes you need to loosen up the terminal a little more.
     

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