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XG100P Belt Clip Tab

merlin

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May be like the JAV 700Pi, at the bottom center location, there may be a channel to insert like a dental tool under the cap and tab.
Pry the tab up and slide the cover down should remove it.
The belt clip should have a similar tab to lock it in place, you will get the idea.
 

Ravenfalls

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There is a channel. Prying up will not release the tab so it could slide out. Been using the belt holster, which is working out.
 

merlin

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Issue resolved. Used flat head screwdriver & twisted 90 degree to release the tab. It was really jammed in there!

Thx
Yea, some of my radios take some work getting that clip up. you won't hurt the radio, they are like drop forged, bend your poker out of shape first.
 

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Small mark left on Radio. That is hidden by belt clip. If it damage was worse I'd have a friend laser the damage away. The effort was worth it to have a working clip.

The Unication G5 are definitely drop tested. Motorola also. The XG costs almost twice as much, been so careful not to drop it!

Have you heard of the battery pins breaking after a drop? I've heard, the pins are weak part of the radio?
 

merlin

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Yes. the way the batteries are constructed a drop can tear the thin membrane that routs the ground to the battery connector pad.
Usually means the battery is history unless do like I do and salvage the good cells.
Happens a lot with M-RK radios. Knowing what you are doing, one could replace the cells and refurbish a battery.
 
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