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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6077 Luminus SST-20-W...
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A selection of incredible mods by talented BLF members
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Sticky topic Sticky: How to reflow solder an LED emitter on a PCB or MCPCB. (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by vestureofblood » Thu, 04/28/2016 - 20:16
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20,199 by vestureofblood
Thu, 10/17/2019 - 09:48
Sticky topic Sticky: Flashlight Firmware Repository (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by ToyKeeper » Fri, 03/20/2015 - 00:27
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145,099 by Chatika vas Paus
Wed, 10/16/2019 - 12:45
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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196,820 by The_Fat_Controller
Fri, 10/04/2019 - 05:45
Sticky topic Sticky: [Flashing drivers] Lexels firmware builds and flashing guide
by Lexel » Sun, 09/08/2019 - 17:20
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Fri, 09/13/2019 - 23:58
Sticky topic Sticky: djozz tests (Page: 1, 2)
by djozz » Thu, 12/10/2015 - 04:38
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Mon, 09/09/2019 - 16:09
Sticky topic Sticky: Pictures of some emitters
by SPAMBOT » Mon, 09/06/2010 - 18:31
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13,506 by djozz
Mon, 09/09/2019 - 10:24
Sticky topic Sticky: Good driver list
by Nil Einne » Thu, 07/08/2010 - 17:37
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Mon, 06/17/2019 - 11:35
Sticky topic Sticky: Old-Lumens (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Old-Lumens » Mon, 12/19/2016 - 21:04
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Sun, 12/30/2018 - 08:12
Sticky topic Sticky: Oshpark Projects (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Rufusbduck » Thu, 03/13/2014 - 16:20
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Mon, 12/24/2018 - 02:10
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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282,094 by Lexel
Sat, 12/30/2017 - 08:03
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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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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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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Mon, 11/21/2016 - 16:28
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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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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Wed, 12/10/2014 - 17:20
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: Troubleshooting lights (Page: 1, 2)
by Don » Tue, 04/06/2010 - 12:14
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Sat, 04/10/2010 - 14:23
Normal topic 3030 FootPrint Question
by malkoffdevices » Fri, 10/18/2019 - 00:33
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Fri, 10/18/2019 - 11:35
Hot topic BLF Interest List: EX3 High Current Beryllium Copper Silver Plated springs and SST-20 FD2 95CRI[CLOSED FOR SST-20s) (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by BlueSwordM » Thu, 05/30/2019 - 23:37
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Fri, 10/18/2019 - 10:33
Normal topic A new flashlight concept.
by Majoroverkill » Fri, 10/18/2019 - 05:21
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Fri, 10/18/2019 - 10:33
Hot topic Integrating sphere #4 (the fast and cheap one) (Page: 1, 2, 3)
by djozz » Mon, 05/11/2015 - 19:10
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Fri, 10/18/2019 - 09:52
Normal topic Anywhere I can buy a 3v xhp/xm mcpcb in round format?
by trailhunter » Thu, 10/17/2019 - 18:33
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Fri, 10/18/2019 - 08:42
Hot topic Red Leds: Is cree still the best option for flashlights? (Page: 1, 2)
by mountainair26 » Sun, 03/24/2019 - 21:07
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Fri, 10/18/2019 - 07:14
Hot topic What did you mod today? (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by pilotdog68 » Mon, 01/04/2016 - 23:20
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Fri, 10/18/2019 - 05:37
Hot topic OSRAM CSLNM1.TG 1mm, CSLPM1.TG 2mm, CULNM1.TG 1mm (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by luminarium iaculator » Mon, 10/29/2018 - 06:38
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45,561 by The_Fat_Controller
Fri, 10/18/2019 - 02:42
Normal topic Searching for a 8*7135 driver with temp sensor and free pin 5 or 6
by YuvalS » Wed, 10/16/2019 - 04:20
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Thu, 10/17/2019 - 17:08
Normal topic How does anduril measure temperature and voltage?
by Catnap » Thu, 10/17/2019 - 06:11
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151 by Mike C
Thu, 10/17/2019 - 17:04
Hot topic Need ideas - Blue LED in small, simple host
by amishbill » Tue, 10/15/2019 - 16:22
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Thu, 10/17/2019 - 03:11
Hot topic I Lowered Duv with a custom paint! (Page: 1, 2, 3)
by Joshk » Wed, 10/09/2019 - 14:07
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Wed, 10/16/2019 - 19:42
Normal topic s2+ LED Board Help Please
by malkoffdevices » Wed, 10/16/2019 - 14:21
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Wed, 10/16/2019 - 14:51
Normal topic 5.11 XBT and Cree XML question
by buck91 » Wed, 10/16/2019 - 12:27
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Wed, 10/16/2019 - 12:30
Normal topic 7135 replacement... higher current regulation
by mattlward » Tue, 10/15/2019 - 12:39
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Wed, 10/16/2019 - 11:07
Hot topic My W30 fell apart (Page: 1, 2)
by grin » Tue, 10/15/2019 - 22:39
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Wed, 10/16/2019 - 10:41
Hot topic Fried 3 drivers and 2 buttons on a fw1a xhp50.2 3v install
by trailhunter » Mon, 10/14/2019 - 21:52
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Wed, 10/16/2019 - 07:52
Hot topic Teaser XML-3 Coming 5A rated
by welight » Tue, 10/15/2019 - 02:53
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Wed, 10/16/2019 - 02:59
Hot topic LH351D 5000K ,LH351B 3000K .GB . price drop. (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by AEDe » Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:37
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Wed, 10/16/2019 - 01:14
Normal topic Astrolux C8 driver replacement options
by 2muchgain » Tue, 10/15/2019 - 15:22
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30 by Lexel
Tue, 10/15/2019 - 15:24
Hot topic [SALE] lighted TIR boards, D4, D4S, ROT66, MF01 multicolored with low battery waning and LVP (Page: 1, 2, 3, 4)
by Lexel » Wed, 08/08/2018 - 08:18
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Tue, 10/15/2019 - 15:11
Hot topic LG 365nm UV led tested (LEUVA33W70RL00, from Simon) (Page: 1, 2, 3)
by djozz » Sat, 01/05/2019 - 19:33
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Tue, 10/15/2019 - 13:27
Normal topic Flashlight compatible with Carclo 10622/10623/10624 (24mm)
by 1stein » Mon, 09/09/2019 - 04:00
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Tue, 10/15/2019 - 06:50
Normal topic FYI - Craftsman Snap Ring Plier Set on sale at Sears (US)
by SoCalTiger » Mon, 10/14/2019 - 15:50
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Mon, 10/14/2019 - 15:50
Normal topic Help modding Sidewinder Streamlight
by sunsethiker » Sun, 10/13/2019 - 19:36
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130 by Lightbringer
Mon, 10/14/2019 - 13:01
Hot topic Buck and Boost Drivers, Testing, Modding, and Discussion (Pic Heavy) (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Jensen567 » Thu, 06/15/2017 - 11:55
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24,627 by Wieselflinkpro
Mon, 10/14/2019 - 05:57
Normal topic Mtn 17ddm with bistro only on/off
by trailhunter » Sun, 10/13/2019 - 23:00
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Sun, 10/13/2019 - 23:13
Normal topic TorchZilla?
by The_Fat_Controller » Sat, 10/12/2019 - 15:48
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Sun, 10/13/2019 - 21:48
Normal topic Good budget light meter??
by The_Fat_Controller » Sun, 10/13/2019 - 17:38
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Sun, 10/13/2019 - 17:56
Normal topic Widening a reflector to fit an xhp50 - need advise
by trailhunter » Sat, 10/12/2019 - 23:50
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Sun, 10/13/2019 - 10:03
Hot topic [SALE] FW3A lighted TIR board multicolored with LVP, stabilized or High/low (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Lexel » Fri, 07/05/2019 - 10:45
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Sun, 10/13/2019 - 08:15
Hot topic 2019 Flashlight Host and Uncommon Budget Flashlights (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by freeme » Tue, 01/05/2016 - 22:42
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Sun, 10/13/2019 - 02:43

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