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I got that clip when I bought the PK paladin, 47’s were selling them separately but have since closed down this month unfortunately. The ring needs to be cut to fit over the threads too. I do not have the D4 clip but from looking at it I’m not too sure if it would be good for your intended purpose, could always just try it though.

THAnks for your answer. Im still shocked by that mini d4 and all your mods. Awsome

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Could you please do a tutorial on the USB charging? That is amazing.

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I removed those build images as it may have been risky for other people to try.

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I removed those build images as it may have been risky for other people to try.

How did you even make the USB bottom?

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- stevimagic – Big Smile

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stevimagic? not sure what that means

That magnetic bottom is nice as well. How did you make the copper disc? Don’t know much about metal working.

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I’m stevi Wink

The copper disc was made from thin copper sheet. I used a magnet on one side, a battery tube on the the other and placed in a small hand vice to press a square copper piece into shape then filed it round to fit in the tail cap.
Took a couple of shots to get that right.

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Wow, just using a hand vice. That is amazing. Here I thought you were milling or CNC.

What did you cut copper with? Looks as clean as using a punch.

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All my stuff is worked with just small hand tools like a hacksaw and files.
The copper is only 0.3mm thick so it can be cut with heavy duty scissors into a rough shape then filed and sanded with silicone carbide paper.
A CNC machine would be nice to have though.

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I’m not sure if a CNC machine would improve the quality of your work. It seems quite spectacular to me as a complete novice. Seriously, you do excellent work as far as I can tell

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It would save my poor fingers though Big Smile
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How’d you make the metal button CRX? It looks lovely! Cool

You should start selling metal button kits for this light on Mountain Electronics.

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I think Yammie could do a much better job than me with the buttons for other people


I just used magnets, bits & pieces and silicone.

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CRX wrote:
I removed those build images as it may have been risky for other people to try.

PM please!? Zero liability on your part, im tryin to learn usb circuitry and EVERYTHING helps. Just for knowledge, dont have a D4 to risk it lol!!

BTW Awesome work as always! And thanks for helpin on my threads too!!

Should my information be incorrect in the slightest please inform me as i am always learning as well and may not recollect everything properly. ALSO, ANYTHING I WRITE PLEASE TAKE WITH A THOUSAND GRAINS OF SALT AND YOUR OWN LIABILITY, AS YOU SHOULD WITH ALL INFORMATION.

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Me too please

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The Xeno XRD ring would be perfect for my D4. Does it need to be modded or is it perfect as is?

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The specs say as to the aperture of the Xeno XRD ring: Ø23.5mm, thickness of 1.5mm.

I measure the widest point of the threads on my D4 as 23.2mm so it should slip over but you may need a copper ring/ shim in the tail as I don’t know if the thickness will obstruct contact on non modded models?

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Thank you CRX. I guess my search continues. I wonder if I could find a copper pipe fitting that would work as a spacer.

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Maybe tinowrx could give a definite answer on this?

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ackbar wrote:
The Xeno XRD ring would be perfect for my D4. Does it need to be modded or is it perfect as is?

hi

as CRX says (with his measurements) and my use, its fits perfectly and slids over the o-ring. All you need is a copper washer or a paperclip to go inside the tailcap. i used a paperclip as i had one to hand without going to the shops to find a washer

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@ jerommel:

Sorry for the late reply. But i Barely have got time to do these little mods for myself these days.

Hope that you will find someone that can make it for you.

The ideas some of you here have are great!
It’s an honor that i can copy them.

Everything is moddable!

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Yammie wrote:
@ jerommel:

Sorry for the late reply. But i Barely have got time to do these little mods for myself these days.

Hope that you will find someone that can make it for you.

The ideas some of you here have are great!
It’s an honor that i can copy them.

I just had to ask.
Wish i had a lathe…
Even with only a chuck on an axle i could do so much more…
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Although not being able to do some top mods as CRX, and also not having some tritium vials, I decided to add extra “glow” to my D4 Cool

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Cool Thumbs Up

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Just noticed that CRX invited other modders to (t)his thread so I proudly add my little RGBW mod:

RGB + white, new 5 channel ramping driver:

Beam with single LEDs:

All in:

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Very nice Thumbs Up
Yeah I was hoping people who modified their D4’s would post here too, good to see everyones ideas.

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Green Lantern and HAL 9000:

Got the green D4 yesterday and couldn’t wait to tinker with it.
Changed the driver against my new one and added a green SMD-LED to the MCPCB. It serves as a indicator LED, lit continously when light is off and flashing each 4 seconds when the light is locked. Can be deactivated of course with a few clicks. The right one is my previously presented RGBW D4 (with the red LED as indicator LED).

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Green Lantern and HAL 9000 Big Smile
Now that’s just cool Thumbs Up

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Do you happen to take orders? I have no skills whatsoever to even remotely hope doing those mods, don’t even have the tools, but I would be glad to throw money at you for one of those USB-chargers and magnetic tails. Interested in the LED mod in the picture just above too, but it’s not made by the same person, and anyway it might be more difficult to sell unless the full D4 flashlight is sold.

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