Planet Eclipse Geo3 Eyes Replacement

Student-Created Guide

Student-Created Guide

An awesome student from our education program made this guide. It is not managed by iFixit staff.

Replacing the eyes and eye wire.

  • Author: Rett Triplett
  • Time required: 15 minutes
  • Difficulty: Moderate

This guide will show how to replace the eyes and eye wire if either are damaged.

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Edit Step 1 Grip  ¶ 

  • Remove the four screws from the grip with the 5/64" allen wrench. There are two on each side.

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Edit Step 2  ¶ 

  • Pull the grip away from the frame.

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Edit Step 3  ¶ 

  • Pull the grip through the opening.

  • The grip is connected in the middle and is one piece.

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Edit Step 4 Macroline  ¶ 

  • Remove the macroline from the fitting by pulling the metal ring around the end of the fitting away while pulling out the macroline.

    • It helps to rotate the collar to create room to pull out macroline.

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Edit Step 5  ¶ 

  • While pulling in the metal ring on the fitting, pull the macroline out.

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Edit Step 6 Body  ¶ 

  • Use 1/8" allen wrench to remove screw behind regulator.

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Edit Step 7  ¶ 

  • Use 1/8" allen wrench to loosen the screw inside the grip on the right side.

    • The screw only needs to be turned a couple of times.

  • Slide the upper frame forward on the rails and remove the screw from the slot to separate the two halves of the body.

  • BE CAREFUL: Do not pull the two frames apart too much or too quickly. This may cause the wires to be damaged.

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Edit Step 8 Eyes  ¶ 

  • Use a prying tool or tweezers to gently remove the connection from the board. It is the connection with 2 black and 2 red wires.

  • Pull the wire through the opening.

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Edit Step 9  ¶ 

  • Use 5/64" allen key to remove each screw from eye covers (Located on both sides of the paintball marker.)

  • Pull off eye covers. (Located on both sides of the paintball marker.)

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Edit Step 10  ¶ 

  • Gently pull out the two eyes, one on each side of the paintball marker.

    • The red wire leading to the eye on the right side of the paintball marker. The black wire leads to the eye on the left side.

To reassemble your device with a new eye wire, follow this guide in reverse.

For more information, check out the Planet Eclipse Geo3 device page.

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