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: 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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7,504 by Lexel
Sun, 10/22/2017 - 01:42
Sticky topic Sticky: Flashlight Firmware Repository (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by ToyKeeper » Fri, 03/20/2015 - 00:27
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86,161 by LightRider
Sat, 10/14/2017 - 15:54
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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157,213 by g_sintornillos
Thu, 10/05/2017 - 12:51
Sticky topic Sticky: djozz tests (Page: 1, 2)
by djozz » Thu, 12/10/2015 - 04:38
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16,635 by djozz
Mon, 09/25/2017 - 17:00
Sticky topic Sticky: Oshpark Projects (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Rufusbduck » Thu, 03/13/2014 - 16:20
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114,302 by Tom E
Fri, 09/15/2017 - 21:38
Sticky topic Sticky: Old-Lumens (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Old-Lumens » Mon, 12/19/2016 - 21:04
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23,155 by TexasLumens
Thu, 07/27/2017 - 21:12
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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233,195 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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101,008 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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45,265 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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11,777 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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11,070 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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47,417 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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40,339 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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10,459 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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10,948 by Don
Sat, 04/10/2010 - 14:23
Hot topic NarsilM - configurable e-switch firmware for Multi channels, new v1.2 BETA (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Tom E » Sun, 05/28/2017 - 12:49
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9,666 by bwings
Sun, 10/22/2017 - 12:52
Hot topic LED drivers you want, but don’t exist (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Schoki » Sat, 08/26/2017 - 10:59
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3,374 by Jensen567
Sun, 10/22/2017 - 12:36
Hot topic [UPDATE:v1.6]bistro-HD, bistro your way. OTSM, eswitch(devel), Vcc reads, safe_presses, turbo timeout... (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Flintrock » Fri, 02/17/2017 - 10:52
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9,361 by Lexel
Sun, 10/22/2017 - 11:59
Hot topic [Sale] 5. Batch "TA" Bistro/Bistro HD OTSM/Narsil drivers, 46mm for Q8 1S or 2S, Clicky or E-switch, SIR404
by Lexel » Tue, 10/03/2017 - 20:11
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Sun, 10/22/2017 - 08:45
Hot topic Q8 modding (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by The Miller » Sun, 06/25/2017 - 08:18
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36,974 by ZozzV6
Sun, 10/22/2017 - 07:42
Hot topic [Sold] 4. 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 » Sun, 06/11/2017 - 13:29
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12,084 by Lexel
Sun, 10/22/2017 - 07:39
Normal topic 32mm driver to run magnetic switch
by Modestep » Sun, 10/22/2017 - 07:33
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Sun, 10/22/2017 - 07:33
Hot topic What did you mod today? (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by pilotdog68 » Mon, 01/04/2016 - 23:20
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234,204 by i42dk
Sun, 10/22/2017 - 02:51
Normal topic guppydrv rv.2 strobe frequency and duty cycle
by eh4 » Tue, 10/17/2017 - 21:19
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Sat, 10/21/2017 - 15:12
Normal topic Just put together my second and third lights.
by The Hammer » Sat, 10/21/2017 - 01:05
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Sat, 10/21/2017 - 11:50
Hot topic PCB design: Eagle, KiCad, or ...
by Flashy Mike » Wed, 10/18/2017 - 10:52
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Sat, 10/21/2017 - 11:21
Normal topic Custom light for my new lathe
by mizou51 » Fri, 10/20/2017 - 03:12
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162 by Tally-ho
Sat, 10/21/2017 - 05:04
Hot topic DQG 26650 driver hacking (Page: 1, 2, 3)
by comfychair » Sun, 05/25/2014 - 09:27
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8,085 by leroycp
Sat, 10/21/2017 - 02:44
Normal topic Life is confusing enough, please help!! Just needing to step down voltage.
by TucsonAZ » Thu, 10/19/2017 - 22:57
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Fri, 10/20/2017 - 20:20
Normal topic Repair blown bond wires on dedomed emitter
by Lexel » Fri, 10/20/2017 - 11:54
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164 by EagleShield
Fri, 10/20/2017 - 18:07
Hot topic Buck and Boost Drivers, Testing, Modding, and Discussion (Pic Heavy) (Page: 1, 2, 3, 4)
by Jensen567 » Thu, 06/15/2017 - 11:55
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4,655 by LightRider
Fri, 10/20/2017 - 09:31
Normal topic What to do with an L2 D18 body?
by The Hammer » Thu, 10/19/2017 - 01:22
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Fri, 10/20/2017 - 01:18
Normal topic Cree Royal Blue LED
by Flashy Mike » Tue, 10/17/2017 - 09:37
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201 by Lightbringer
Thu, 10/19/2017 - 22:12
Hot topic Air Cooled 4x XHP50.2 (Page: 1, 2)
by Kourtinoksylo » Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:00
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Thu, 10/19/2017 - 13:02
Normal topic how to mod a JM26 shadow driver?
by The Last Katun » Wed, 10/18/2017 - 18:13
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Thu, 10/19/2017 - 10:53
Normal topic I need to get off the fence.
by CJ Avlis » Thu, 10/19/2017 - 00:05
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Thu, 10/19/2017 - 07:46
Hot topic My Convoy L6, lighted switch, TA FET driver plus mods (Page: 1, 2, 3, 4)
by JasonWW » Wed, 05/17/2017 - 21:22
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4,728 by JasonWW
Thu, 10/19/2017 - 05:13
Hot topic [[ GXB17 Driver ]] – 17mm 6V 3A / 12V 1.5A Constant Current Programmable Single-Cell Boost Driver (Page: 1, 2, 3)
by loneoceans » Sat, 06/10/2017 - 14:53
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5,094 by AdrianWA
Wed, 10/18/2017 - 19:01
Normal topic Firmware wishlist
by tekwyzrd » Tue, 10/17/2017 - 00:19
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Wed, 10/18/2017 - 15:18
Normal topic faulty blf A17DD_L on convoy C8?
by kntx » Wed, 10/18/2017 - 11:16
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Wed, 10/18/2017 - 14:46
Normal topic Best colored LEDs?
by Flashy Mike » Sun, 10/15/2017 - 15:11
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Wed, 10/18/2017 - 10:04
Normal topic Modifying MCPCBs
by Flashy Mike » Wed, 10/18/2017 - 06:52
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70 by Flashy Mike
Wed, 10/18/2017 - 07:56
Normal topic The little lantern mod (part I)
by djozz » Mon, 10/16/2017 - 15:28
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Wed, 10/18/2017 - 04:39
Normal topic Another surprisingly simple optimization missed.
by Flintrock » Thu, 03/30/2017 - 10:46
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Wed, 10/18/2017 - 00:55
Normal topic 18650 battery question?
by Majoroverkill » Tue, 10/17/2017 - 23:31
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67 by mud_muncher
Wed, 10/18/2017 - 00:32
Hot topic D.I.Y. Illuminated tailcap - OP "refreshed" 8/29/16 (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by pilotdog68 » Sun, 02/22/2015 - 00:35
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135,543 by lumenzilla
Tue, 10/17/2017 - 22:58
Hot topic Convoy L2/L6 modding thread (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by J-Dub74 » Thu, 11/03/2016 - 16:27
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35,806 by JasonWW
Tue, 10/17/2017 - 20:21
Hot topic MOD: Shortened blue Convoy S2+ (Page: 1, 2, 3)
by Firelight2 » Mon, 03/13/2017 - 17:38
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3,976 by CarryGun
Tue, 10/17/2017 - 18:55

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