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On "11" it is nice and bright - on every other number it isn't on at all.  I've checked it in total darkness and 11 works great, but no other settings gives even a flicker.
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Dead battery maybe?
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Is the battery cap on good and tight?
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Since this is a Customer service issue you would be best served to call SWFA direct 972-726-7348. They have the expertise on the S.S. line of scopes to take care of any issues you may have.  Wink
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Originally posted by SD Dog SD Dog wrote:

Is the battery cap on good and tight?
+1, the likely culprit along with maybe a weak battery.
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It could be a weak battery or worse it could be the potentiometer has opened up.  Then it would only work at full brightness cause the pot is by passed.
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Chris emailed me - when the battery starts to get low it will do this - put in a new one and viola, it works fine now :)
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That didn't take long, glad the problem is solved!
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