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From Tube to Cube

I made this light out of a Nitecore Tube and some aluminium box tube

XP-G2 S4 2B emitter
GITD inset
Rechargeable
Magnetic

Max – 60lm
cd – 20
Throw – 9m

Edited by: CRX on 03/09/2017 - 06:57
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Woah, awesome! Does it have the innards of the Tube with an LED swap? Love the glow-in-the-dark tape idea!

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I like it a lot. I need one!

How long will it take for you to make 300 for the group buy? Smile

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unknown00101 wrote:
I like it a lot. I need one!

How long will it take for you to make 300 for the group buy? Smile


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that is very cool.

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No pics of the internal ?

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You either have good eyesight or small assistants.

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Would you believe I commented in the what did you mod today thread before I saw this. How tinny. Good stuff CRX. Can we get a peek inside?

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Thanks for the comments guys Thumbs Up

dhvl1357 wrote:
Does it have the innards of the Tube with an LED swap?

Yeah it has the internals of the tube, rearranged a bit so it still has two modes & ramping, with an XP-G2 S4 2B emitter. It looks like it’s de-domed but that’s because it’s encased in UV glue.

unknown00101 wrote:
I like it a lot. I need one!

How long will it take for you to make 300 for the group buy? Smile

About a year… LOL

Rufusbduck wrote:
You either have good eyesight or small assistants.

Both Wink

X3 wrote:
No pics of the internal ?
MRsDNF wrote:
Can we get a peek inside?

Guess i should have taken some pics of that but i wasn’t sure if i was going to show this one.
It’s fully potted so not much chance now either, sorry.
Forgot to take current measurements again too.

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Great mod again!

I have done mods in which the leds are cast in polyester resin, but upon hardening it shrinks a bit and detaches from the dome of the led leaving an ugly bubble. Does this stuff (Norland?) not do that?

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Thanks.
I didn’t use norland, can’t get it for a reasonable price here so i use cheap stuff, it shrinks too but i found the trick is to do it in layers if you’re filling something like that.
Just a thin layer over the LED, harden then apply more. Don’t touch the surface in between applications.
Not as good as 61 but acceptable.

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Would this work ?

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thanks for the explanation! With UV-hardening it is easy to do many layers of course, the polyester I used would take many hours per layer. Do you have the type and brand of the resin?, I’m interested and I may be able to get it over here.

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X3 wrote:
Would this work ?

That’s the stuff i used, it’s ok but needs to be polished up after setting.
I give it a clean with lighter fluid then polish with a soft cloth.
It’s not suitable for very thick layers though and no acetone.
It can be softened and removed with a jet flame lighter.

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Very nice CRX! Looks are on point!

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Some stuff is in the mod today thread or my threads.

I also have this list to keep track of lights i've kept

 

~~~~~~~Flashlight~~~~~~~~ ~~Material~~~ ~~Cell.Type~~~ ~~~~~~Optic/Glass~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~LED.Type~~~~~~ ~~~BIN~~~ ~~~Tint~~~ ~Temp~ ~MCPCB~ ~~Driver~~ ~Tritium~~ ~Pix.Link~ ~~~~Switch.Type~~~~~ CRX.Lumens ~~cd~~ ~Throw.m~
                               
Airayland MT-G2 S-Steel 14250 x 2 A.R.C Glass/ Mule MT-G2 Q0 5000K NW Noctigon FET 10 1 x Green @ Forward Clicky 1400 550 47
Acebeam H10 Aluminium 18650 A.R.C Glass/ Reflector MT-G2 Q0 5000K NW Noctigon Stock ~ @ Momentary/ Variable 2000 2700 104
Aurora SH-034 S-Steel 16500 A.R.C Glass/ Quad TIR Nichia 219C Quad D320 5000K NW T-Pad LD3 ~ @ Reverse Clicky 1600 3500 118
BlockLight MT-G2 ABS 9V Perspex MT-G2 Q0 5000K NW Noctigon DD/ Res ~ @ Slide Switch 150 50 14
Convoy S6 Triple Shorty R Aluminium 18350 A.R.C Glass/ 10509 TIR XP-G2 Triple S3 3C NW Noctigon FET 17 2 x Green @ Forward Clicky 1020 3500 118
Convoy S6 MT-G2 Aluminium 18350 x 2 A.R.C Glass/ Reflector MT-G2 Q0 5000K NW Noctigon FET 17 2 x Green @ Forward Clicky 2000 4100 128
Convoy S2 Shorty Aluminium Lipo Mule XP-G2 S4 2B NW Alu S10 ~ @ Electronic Side 260 100 20
CQG S1 Flashlight S-Steel 10250/ 10180 Glass/ Reflector XP-L HD V4 2C NW SinkPad FET 10 ~ @ Reverse Clicky 600 1040 64
CQG S1 Sidelight S-Steel 10250/ 10180 Side Mule XM-L2 U2 4C NW SinkPad S-Mode ~ @ Reverse Clicky 300 100 20
CQG S2 S-Steel/ CF AAA x 2 Glass/ Reflector XP-G2 R5 1A CW Alu Stock ~ @ Forward Clicky 110 400 40
CQG Bullet S-Steel 16340 Glass/ Reflector XP-G2 S4 2B NW Alu Nanjg 105c 2 x Red @ Reverse Clicky 440 2200 94
CRX Brass Dual Brass 10440 Glass/ Reflector/ Mule Nichia 219C/ XP-E2 Amber D320 5000K NW SinkPad FET 10 2 x Orange @ Electronic/ Twist 620 350 37
CRX Brass Lantern Brass 10180 Polycarbonate Tube 3mm SMD ~ ~ NW ~ R1000 1 x Green @ Twisty ~ ~ ~
CRX Brass UV/ Charger Brass 10440/ 10180 Mule 5mm UV ~ 395nm UV ~ NCT ~ @ Electronic Side ~ ~ ~
CRX Copper AAA Copper 10440 TIR XM-L2 U2 4C NW SinkPad 3 Mode ~ @ Reverse Clicky 150 460 43
CRX Cube Aluminium Lipo Mule XP-G2 S4 2B NW PCB NCT ~ @ Electronic Side 60 20 9
CRX Monolith Aluminium Lipo Mule XM-L2 U2 1A CW Alu RΩ/ DD ~ @ Forward Clicky 300 120 22
CRX Brass Art Kit Brass Li-Ion Various Various v v v Cu v v @ v ~ ~ ~
DQG AA Ti Titanium 14500 Glass/ TIR XP-L HI V2 1A CW Noctigon FET 10 1 x Green @ Momentary/ Twisty 720 7400 172
DQG Clicky AAA S-Steel 10440/ AAA TIR XP-G2 R5 1A CW PCB Stock 1 x Green @ Forward Clicky 140 450 42
DQG Fairy Brass Brass 10180 A.R.C Glass/ Mule XP-E RED ~ Red Red PCB Stock 2 x Red @ Twisty ~ ~ ~
DQG Hobi Clicky Titanium 10180 TIR XP-G2 S3 1A CW PCB H~Plus ~ @ Reverse Cl/ Twisty 100 220 30
DQG Hobi Plus UV & Lighter Titanium 10180 ZW2B Glass/ TIR UltraViolet ~ 365nm UV PCB Spy 2 x Green @ Twisty ~ ~ ~
DQG PCL S-Steel/ CF 10180 Mule XP-L HI V3 2C NW PCB 3M-HP ~ @ Momentary/ Twisty 80 30 11
DQG Spy SS S-Steel 10180 A.R.C Glass/ Mule XP-L HI V2 1A CW PCB Stock ~ @ Twisty 100 50 14
DQG Spy Ti Titanium 10180 A.R.C Glass/ Mule XP-G2 S3 90 CRI NW PCB Stock 2 x Green @ Twisty 90 40 12
DQG Hobi Ti XHP50 Titanium 10250 x 2 Glass/ Mule XHP50 J4 3C NW SinkPad FET 10 ~ @ Side M/ Twisty 1400 460 43
EagleEye X2R Aluminium 18650/ 18350 ARC Glass/ Reflector Nichia 219C D320 5000K NW Noctigon Stock ~ @ Reverse Lighted 400 1850 86
EagleTac D25c Ti Titanium 16340 A.R.C Glass/ 10507 TIR XP-L HI Triple V2 1A CW Noctigon FET 17 2 x White @ Forward Clicky 1440 6200 157
FourSevens Atom S-Steel 16340 A.R.C Glass/ 10507 TIR XP-L HI Triple V2 1A CW Noctigon LD3 2 x Green @ Momentary/ Twisty 1400 5000 142
FourSevens Mini ML Ti Titanium 16340 A.R.C Glass/ 10507 TIR Nichia 219C Triple D320 5000K NW Noctigon FET+1 15 1x Green @ Reverse Cl/ Twisty 1040 3000 110
FourSevens PK Paladin Titanium 16340 ARC Glass/ Reflector XM-L2 U3 4C NW Noctigon FET+1 15 1x Green @ Momentary/ Twisty 1240 5900 154
Jetbeam E3S Element S-Steel 14500 A.R.C Glass/ Reflector XM-L U2 5D NW T-Pad FET+1 15 1 x Green @ Reverse Clicky 1200 3700 122
Jetbeam RRT-01 Aluminium 18350 A.R.C Glass/ 10507 TIR XP-G2 Triple S4 2B NW Noctigon Stock 1 x Green @ Magnetic Ring 604 2040 90
Klarus Mi7 Titanium 14500/ AA A.R.C Glass/ Reflector XP-L HI V3 1A CW Cu Stock 1 x Green @ Electronic Side 530 3350 116
Lumintop Tool Ti Titanium 10440 A.R.C Glass/ Reflector Nichia 219BT D220 90 CRI NW Stock Stock-M 1 x Red @ Electronic Lighted 220 900 60
Manker E14 Alu/ Copper 18500 A.R.C Glass/ Quad TIR XP-L-HI Quad V2 1A CW Noctigon FET 17 1 x Green @ Reverse Clicky 2000 7200 170
Maratac CR123 Copper 16340 A.R.C Glass/ 10507 TIR Nichia 219C Triple D260 83CRI NW Noctigon FET 17 1 x Green @ Forward Cl/ Twisty 850 2900 108
Mecarmy SGN3 Alloy Lipo A.R.C Glass/ Reflector XP-G2, UV,R S2 2B NW PCB Stock 2 x Green @ Electronic Side 120 260 32
Nitecore EA4 Aluminium AA x 4 A.R.C Glass/ Cute TIR Nichia 219C Triple D260 83CRI NW Noctigon Stock 1 x Green @ Electronic Side 950 6700 164
Nitecore EC11 18650 Aluminium 18650 A.R.C Glass/ Reflector XM-L2/Red U2 1A CW Stock Stock 1 x Green @ Electronic Side 900 6500 161
Nitecore Ex11.v2 Aluminium 16340 A.R.C Glass/ 10507 TIR XP-L HI Triple V2 1A CW Noctigon Stock 2 x Green @ Piston Drive 540 2100 92
Nitecore NU20 ABS Lipo A.R.C Glass/ Reflector XP-G2/ Red S3 1A CW PCB Stock ~ @ Electronic Side 340 1450 76
Nitecore Tube Plastic Lipo Mule XR-C Red Q5 620nm Red Cu Stock ~ @ Electronic Side ~ ~ ~
Noctigon Meteor R Aluminium 18650 A.R.C Glass/ 10507 TIR XP-G2 Tri Quad S4 3D NW Noctigon Stock 2 x Green @ Electronic Side 7200 31500 355
Olight S10R II Aluminium 16340 Triple TIR XP-G2 Triple S3 3C NW Alu Stock ~ @ Electronic Side L 300 1000 63
Olight TC-10 Ti Titanium 16340 A.R.C Glass/ Reflector XM-L2 U2 1A CW Noctigon FET 17 1 x Green @ Reverse Clicky 1200 5800 152
Olight TC-15 Ti Titanium 10440 Glass/ Mule XM-L2 U3 3C NW Noctigon 5mode ~ @ Reverse Side Clicky 290 90 19
OTR M3 Aluminium 16340 A.R.C Glass/ Reflector XM-L2 U2 5C NW Noctigon Stock 1 x Green @ Electronic Side 700 2700 104
Rofis JR10 Aluminium 18500 A.R.C Glass/ 10507 TIR XP-G2 Triple S4 2B NW Noctigon FET 22 2 x Green @ Electronic Side 1420 5500 148
Sunwayman V10R Ti+ Titanium 16340/ 14500 A.R.C Glass/ 10507 TIR XP-L HI Triple V2 1A CW Noctigon Stock 2 x Green @ Forward Cl/ Magnetic 540 2100 92
Tank TK 007-703 Aluminium 10180 A.R.C Glass Laser Diode ~ 532nm Green Cu DD ~ @ Reverse Clicky ~ ~ ~
Thrunite Ti Aluminium 10440/ AAA A.R.C Glass/ Reflector XP-L HI V2 1A CW SinkPad QTC ~ @ Twisty 420 2400 98
Thrunite Ti2 UV Aluminium 10180 ZW2B Glass/ Reflector UltraViolet ~ 365nm UV SinkPad Stock ~ @ Reverse Cl/ Twisty ~ ~ ~
Thrunite T10T Titanium 14250 x 2 A.R.C Glass/ Reflector XHP50 J4 1A CW Noctigon FET 15 1 x Green @ Reverse Cl/ Twisty 1500 1400 75
Thrunite T20T Titanium 16340 A.R.C Glass/ Reflector XP-L HI V2 1A CW SinkPad FET+1 15 1 x Green @ Reverse Cl/ Twisty 700 6700 164
Trustfire Mini 01 S-Steel 16340 10507 TIR XP-G2 Triple S2 2B NW Noctigon Stock ~ @ Reverse Clicky 600 2100 92
Ultrafire UF-T1 Titanium 10440 A.R.C Glass/ Reflector Nichia 219C D320 5000K NW SinkPad FET 10 1 x Green @ Momentary/ Twisty 620 480 44
Ultrafire UF-10 Aluminium 16500 Plano Aspheric XP-L HI V2 1A CW Noctigon FET 10 ~ @ Reverse Clicky 800 29000 340
UltraTac K18 Brass 10440/ AAA A.R.C Glass/ Reflector Nichia 219C D320 5000K NW SinkPad Stock ~ @ Electronic Side 340 1140 68
Vollsion SP11 – S S-Steel 10440 A.R.C Glass/ Reflector XP-L HD V6 2C CW SinkPad FET 11 ~ @ Momentary/ Twisty 820 1800 85
Xeno Cube E11 V7 S-Steel 16500 A.R.C Glass/ 10507 TIR XP-L HI Triple V2 1A CW Noctigon FET 17 1 x Green @ Forward Clicky 1600 6500 162
                               
~~~~~~~Flashlight~~~~~~~~ ~~Material~~~ ~~Cell.Type~~~ ~~~~~~Optic/Glass~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~LED.Type~~~~~~ ~~~BIN~~~ ~~~Tint~~~ ~Temp~ ~MCPCB~ ~~Driver~~ ~Tritium~~ ~Pix.Link~ ~~~~Switch.Type~~~~~ CRX.Lumens ~~cd~~ ~Throw.m~

 

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Thats a nice comprehensive list CRX. I should of started something like that five years ago. I notice you have one column missing, the one with the costs in it. LOL

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Yeah i don’t like to think about that one or the man-hours one or the one with all the lights that have come & gone LOL

I only have that table because i’m always forgetting what’s what, getting old i guess…

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I have the same type of sheet^^
Really useful to keep track of your emitters

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