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Thread: Best way to file off a pointy bit on the end of a 510 thread (Magma)

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    Angry Best way to file off a pointy bit on the end of a 510 thread (Magma)

    Hi I have a new Magma. It's great but it doesn't screw all the way down because there's a very slight raised/pointy bit on the 510 connection - on the screw (that doesn't screw) i.e, the bit that makes connection with the battery. It's chipped/scratched and dug into my Hana Mini and my iTaste where it connects and I just want to fix this. Any advice? I'm pretty short on tools.

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    got a nail file or a pocket knife / multi tool with a file or even a flat head screwdriver and holding the tip carefully scrape it over the burr

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    Gentle file or sandpaper should do the trick .... or really piss the missus off if you have one , and wreck one of her nail buffer pads

    I am presuming you meant the positive pin in the centre of the 510 connection ?
    If so just file it back to flat
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    Given you want the "best" way, thread file ...

    Ignore the Super-moderator tag in my profile, I have resigned from that position but admin have not updated my profile as yet

  5. #5
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    Garnet paper or file.
    But remove the screw first and do it alone, so as not to damage the threads or insulator.

    Also, from what I have heard of magmas, it won't fix all your problems, the 510 thread is just too long.



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