Flashlight Modding and DIY Parts

Discuss anything about flashlight modding and designing here, including all types of parts and equipment, such as LED drop-ins, drivers, single LEDs, reflectors, switches, etc.
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Reviews of parts for DIY flashlight mods such as LED drop-ins, drivers, single LEDs, reflectors, switches, etc.
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A selection of incredible mods by talented BLF members
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Sticky topic Sticky: djozz tests (Page: 1, 2)
by djozz » Thu, 12/10/2015 - 04:38
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17,311 by djozz
Tue, 12/12/2017 - 07:05
Sticky topic Sticky: Old-Lumens (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Old-Lumens » Mon, 12/19/2016 - 21:04
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24,816 by Cereal_killer
Sun, 12/10/2017 - 08:10
Sticky topic Sticky: - The Fake-Cree LED Awareness Thread - The new "low" in Budget lights. (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by DBSAR » Tue, 08/04/2015 - 23:53
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161,336 by d_t_a
Tue, 12/05/2017 - 14:11
Sticky topic Sticky: Flashlight Firmware Repository (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by ToyKeeper » Fri, 03/20/2015 - 00:27
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89,272 by Flintrock
Fri, 11/17/2017 - 22:22
Sticky topic Sticky: Oshpark Projects (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Rufusbduck » Thu, 03/13/2014 - 16:20
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116,376 by DavidEF
Mon, 11/13/2017 - 13:12
Sticky topic Sticky: How to reflow solder an LED emitter on a PCB or MCPCB. (Page: 1, 2, 3)
by vestureofblood » Thu, 04/28/2016 - 20:16
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7,947 by Lexel
Sun, 10/22/2017 - 01:42
Sticky topic Sticky: How To Build a Flashlight With Perfect Modes (picture heavy) (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Tido » Thu, 11/04/2010 - 11:41
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236,997 by HighEfficiency
Wed, 06/07/2017 - 18:09
Sticky topic Sticky: STAR Firmware by JonnyC - Source Code and Explanation (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by RMM » Wed, 02/26/2014 - 15:36
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102,485 by HighEfficiency
Mon, 03/06/2017 - 15:27
Sticky topic Sticky: Cree, Luminus, Seoul Semiconductor, and Nichia LED comparison (Page: 1, 2, 3)
by scaru » Mon, 12/24/2012 - 17:17
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45,869 by jumpjack
Wed, 03/01/2017 - 09:14
Sticky topic Sticky: The BLF Modding Links Thread. Looking for a mod that's been done at BLF? Try here for a link.
by Old-Lumens » Tue, 05/14/2013 - 21:13
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Tue, 01/03/2017 - 10:20
Sticky topic Sticky: one stop mod reference shop (Page: 1, 2)
by gords1001 » Fri, 11/16/2012 - 16:18
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12,059 by Magneticitist
Mon, 11/21/2016 - 16:28
Sticky topic Sticky: Good driver list
by Nil Einne » Thu, 07/08/2010 - 17:37
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11,158 by MountainKing
Wed, 12/02/2015 - 03:18
Sticky topic Sticky: BLF LED Database - Collaboration Spreadsheet - Share latest news about where to buy LEDs (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by RaceR86 » Sun, 03/03/2013 - 13:38
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48,069 by testedandbaked
Sat, 09/19/2015 - 04:24
Sticky topic Sticky: Tint, Binning, and CRI Explained (For XM-L LEDs) (Page: 1, 2, 3, 4)
by scaru » Mon, 12/24/2012 - 14:12
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40,966 by Billy X
Thu, 12/11/2014 - 12:09
Sticky topic The BLF DIY Forum First Annual Scratch made light contest - CONTEST IS DONE - WINNERS are Announced! in the OP
This topic has been moved to "Giveaways and Contests" (View topic)
Sticky topic Sticky: Pictures of some emitters
by SPAMBOT » Mon, 09/06/2010 - 18:31
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10,594 by lightme
Thu, 12/26/2013 - 00:15
Sticky topic Sticky: Troubleshooting lights (Page: 1, 2)
by Don » Tue, 04/06/2010 - 12:14
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11,189 by Don
Sat, 04/10/2010 - 14:23
Hot topic [Sale] BLF GT Driver for Astrolux MF02 (Page: 1, 2)
by Lexel » Sat, 12/09/2017 - 23:17
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Sun, 12/17/2017 - 20:12
Normal topic Stripey little MTG2 light
by pinkpanda3310 » Sun, 12/17/2017 - 08:55
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Sun, 12/17/2017 - 19:10
Hot topic What did you mod today? (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by pilotdog68 » Mon, 01/04/2016 - 23:20
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260,215 by 18sixfifty
Sun, 12/17/2017 - 18:42
Hot topic Where to connect electronic switch to FET driver
by dct73 » Sat, 07/18/2015 - 16:25
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1,443 by RMM
Sun, 12/17/2017 - 17:54
Hot topic an Idea for using DTP Boards with OSRAM LEDs (Page: 1, 2, 3)
by thulfiqar » Mon, 11/13/2017 - 16:22
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1,454 by luminarium iaculator
Sun, 12/17/2017 - 16:30
Hot topic New flashlight modder (hopefully), needing some general advice! (Page: 1, 2)
by GRAY LITNIN » Thu, 12/07/2017 - 13:01
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Sun, 12/17/2017 - 15:53
Normal topic Cylindrical 4S AA holder??
by gravelmonkey » Sun, 12/17/2017 - 12:30
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Sun, 12/17/2017 - 12:30
Normal topic Multi-color lighted momentary switch?
by Mike C » Mon, 12/11/2017 - 04:50
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151 by Lexel
Sun, 12/17/2017 - 09:10
Hot topic Remote switch tail board with FET, so no added resistance (Page: 1, 2, 3)
by Lexel » Sun, 11/05/2017 - 21:34
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1,576 by luminarium iaculator
Sun, 12/17/2017 - 06:17
Hot topic Q8 modding (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by The Miller » Sun, 06/25/2017 - 08:18
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52,041 by Agro
Sun, 12/17/2017 - 03:34
Normal topic RPG-100 (aborted entry for the 2017 blf build contest)
by tekwyzrd » Wed, 12/06/2017 - 00:48
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Sat, 12/16/2017 - 22:51
Hot topic (BEAMSHOTS added to 36 flashlights) Lots of flashlight output, intensity and throw measurement by ZozzV6 (more than 100) (Page: 1, 2)
by ZozzV6 » Mon, 08/14/2017 - 21:15
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1,193 by ZozzV6
Sat, 12/16/2017 - 22:24
Hot topic Luminus CFT-90 Testing - The Mother of all LEDs (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by The_Driver » Sun, 10/29/2017 - 08:40
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3,380 by Agro
Sat, 12/16/2017 - 16:15
Normal topic Bond wires / SST-40 dedome
by gchart » Fri, 12/15/2017 - 20:24
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Sat, 12/16/2017 - 15:08
Hot topic [Sale] 5. Batch "TA" Bistro/Bistro HD OTSM/Narsil drivers, 46mm for Q8 1S or 2S, Clicky or E-switch, SIR404 (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Lexel » Tue, 10/03/2017 - 20:11
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6,814 by BeardedRaleigh
Sat, 12/16/2017 - 11:47
Hot topic Thorfire VG-10 triple, quadruple mod?
by eebowler » Thu, 01/12/2017 - 09:29
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Sat, 12/16/2017 - 08:17
Hot topic New VirEnce MCPCB for E17/E21/119/144/233U (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by clemence » Sat, 11/26/2016 - 03:38
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7,205 by clemence
Fri, 12/15/2017 - 21:38
Hot topic Where to get High capacity 18500 cells? Update: 5/23/2016 HELP!!! (Page: 1, 2)
by DavidEF » Wed, 04/27/2016 - 10:41
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2,459 by DavidEF
Fri, 12/15/2017 - 19:35
Normal topic Lexels Oshpark boards
by Lexel » Fri, 11/24/2017 - 16:26
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Fri, 12/15/2017 - 09:23
Hot topic Cree changed production process for XP-G2 emitters! (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by luminarium iaculator » Fri, 03/25/2016 - 09:49
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32,553 by Agro
Fri, 12/15/2017 - 07:03
Normal topic Mod: Olight SR Mini with triple SST-40 and host bypass.
by Mike C » Wed, 12/13/2017 - 23:09
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225 by Mike C
Fri, 12/15/2017 - 04:59
Hot topic My Supfire L5-S, XHP70, lighted switch and TA FET driver
by JasonWW » Wed, 08/09/2017 - 06:34
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879 by Mike C
Fri, 12/15/2017 - 04:58
Hot topic DEL's OSH-Park driver boards (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by DEL » Sun, 01/29/2017 - 19:16
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10,372 by HarleyQuin
Fri, 12/15/2017 - 02:55
Hot topic Polished S41s, H17F+, High Current, High CRI mod thread (Page: 1, 2)
by LightRider » Sun, 04/30/2017 - 19:42
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1,706 by sovereignknight
Fri, 12/15/2017 - 02:28
Hot topic NITECORE TIP MODS? (Page: 1, 2)
by GRAY LITNIN » Wed, 12/06/2017 - 04:45
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542 by Jerommel
Thu, 12/14/2017 - 11:53
Hot topic What did you BREAK today? (Page: 1, 2, 3)
by M4D M4X » Mon, 06/20/2016 - 16:27
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3,653 by Persechini
Thu, 12/14/2017 - 08:35
Normal topic s2+ with xhp50.2 h1-a driver
by hannesremo » Wed, 12/13/2017 - 16:49
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121 by MascaratumB
Wed, 12/13/2017 - 17:18
Normal topic Design Help Wanted: Flashlight to Jumpstart Your Car.
by vestureofblood » Tue, 12/12/2017 - 17:48
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148 by AlexGT
Tue, 12/12/2017 - 21:03
Hot topic comfychair-inspired quick+cheap+lazy single-sided 17DD FET-driver (poor man's nanjg92) (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by djozz » Sun, 03/01/2015 - 16:28
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23,376 by luminarium iaculator
Tue, 12/12/2017 - 18:24
Hot topic An effort towards a repeatable test method for UV-leds. New tested: 3535 365nm Liteon led, 5050 (XM-size) 2.8A Epileds 400nm led
by djozz » Fri, 03/25/2016 - 18:07
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2,469 by djozz
Tue, 12/12/2017 - 16:43
Hot topic Lumileds Luxeon V, test of a 4000K 70CRI emitter (Page: 1, 2, 3)
by djozz » Sun, 09/10/2017 - 17:20
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3,407 by Jensen567
Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:26
Hot topic 2mm ZWB2 filter tested (visible light blocking filter suitable for 365nm UV flashlights) (Page: 1, 2)
by djozz » Mon, 09/07/2015 - 07:36
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12,251 by djozz
Tue, 12/12/2017 - 02:18
Hot topic Useless but mandatory build ;-)
by mizou51 » Thu, 12/07/2017 - 12:35
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Mon, 12/11/2017 - 18:42

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