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Old 10-11-2019, 05:32 PM   #1
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Default Fagerstrom Technochanter, need cap

I know this may be a long shot, but thought I'd ask anyway. I have a technopipe, but recently lost the end cap that holds the batteries in. If there's anyone out there who has a broken technopipe that's no longer useable but wants to sell their battery cap please contact me. Thank you in advance for all those who took the time to read this.

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Old 10-12-2019, 02:33 AM   #2
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Mine has both the plastic end cap and a rubber cap that sits over it. If I lost the plastic cap the rubber piece would still cover the battery end. Do you have that piece?
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Old 10-12-2019, 05:54 AM   #3
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I recently returned my technopipes to Mr. Fagerstrom for replacement of the headphones end plug/switch which had failed. the repairs and shipping costs were very reasonable and Andrus included a new battery compartment end cap.

However, I had previously lost the endcap and used a segment of a rubber cork readily available from any hardware store as a replacement battery compartment cap. it worked rather well over all. and without the headache of trying to get a new cap.
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Old 10-12-2019, 06:06 PM   #4
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Happened to me twice. Suggest "improvise." As aesthetics matter little for this instrument. Ensure batteries are held in and connection is steady. Then tape.


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I recently returned my technopipes to Mr. Fagerstrom for rplacement of the headphones end plug/switch which had failed. the repairs and shipping costs were very reasonable and Andrus included a new battery compartment end cap.

However, I had previously lost the endcap and used a segment of a rubber cork readily available from any hardware store as a replacement battery compartment cap. it worked rather well over all. and without the headache of trying to get a new cap.
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Old 10-16-2019, 11:49 AM   #5
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I bought a Technopipe from a friend a couple of years ago, and it was missing the end cap. I wrote to Anders to see if I could order a replacement from him, and he sent me one free of charge! You may want to write and ask him!
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Old 10-17-2019, 11:12 AM   #6
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I emailed Anders when mine went through the laundry and he got back to me right away with suggestions immediately!
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Old 11-10-2019, 07:12 PM   #7
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Just wanted to give a big thank you to Anders, I wrote to him to inquire about purchasing a new end cap, he wouldn't have it and sent me one for free from Sweden. Great customer service, thank you Anders.
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