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: - 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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Fri, 05/25/2018 - 13:24
Sticky topic Sticky: djozz tests (Page: 1, 2)
by djozz » Thu, 12/10/2015 - 04:38
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Fri, 04/27/2018 - 09:25
Sticky topic Sticky: Oshpark Projects (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Rufusbduck » Thu, 03/13/2014 - 16:20
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123,205 by Texas_Ace
Mon, 04/02/2018 - 15:59
Sticky topic Sticky: Flashlight Firmware Repository (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by ToyKeeper » Fri, 03/20/2015 - 00:27
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Sun, 04/01/2018 - 18:53
Sticky topic Sticky: How to reflow solder an LED emitter on a PCB or MCPCB. (Page: 1, 2, 3, 4)
by vestureofblood » Thu, 04/28/2016 - 20:16
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Thu, 02/22/2018 - 09:39
Sticky topic Sticky: Old-Lumens (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Old-Lumens » Mon, 12/19/2016 - 21:04
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27,676 by everydaysurvivalgear
Mon, 01/15/2018 - 20:06
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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254,152 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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107,437 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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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: Good driver list
by Nil Einne » Thu, 07/08/2010 - 17:37
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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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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: Pictures of some emitters
by SPAMBOT » Mon, 09/06/2010 - 18:31
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11,230 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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Sat, 04/10/2010 - 14:23
Hot topic Q8 modding (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by The Miller » Sun, 06/25/2017 - 08:18
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71,604 by Sidney Stratton
Mon, 05/28/2018 - 03:34
Normal topic Modding a cheap flashlight
by Sidney Stratton » Sun, 05/27/2018 - 19:07
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Mon, 05/28/2018 - 03:31
Hot topic Have you had Kaidomain order problems ?
by CNCman » Mon, 05/14/2018 - 21:03
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Mon, 05/28/2018 - 02:58
Hot topic What did you mod today? (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by pilotdog68 » Mon, 01/04/2016 - 23:20
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Mon, 05/28/2018 - 02:42
Normal topic Restoring anodization on tail cap threads
by Nooner » Thu, 05/24/2018 - 22:33
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Mon, 05/28/2018 - 00:57
Hot topic LH351D 4000K 90cri group buy. (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by AEDe » Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:37
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Sun, 05/27/2018 - 23:41
Hot topic oscilloscopes, who uses one?
by southland » Sat, 10/19/2013 - 07:27
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Sun, 05/27/2018 - 12:42
Hot topic Nichia NV4L144/W144 AME/ARE CRI and output testing (Page: 1, 2)
by maukka » Tue, 10/04/2016 - 08:52
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4,040 by Texas_Ace
Sun, 05/27/2018 - 12:05
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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156,402 by g_sintornillos
Sun, 05/27/2018 - 08:20
Hot topic "Optisolis"tm, Nichia starts with ultra-high CRI leds (mid-power currently) (Page: 1, 2, 3)
by djozz » Thu, 02/01/2018 - 07:28
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Sun, 05/27/2018 - 02:57
Normal topic BLF Q8 DIY parts found (reflector, MCPCB, and switch)
by BlueSwordM » Fri, 05/25/2018 - 10:45
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Sun, 05/27/2018 - 02:51
Normal topic AC led drivers in parallel?
by Barkuti » Sun, 05/13/2018 - 20:19
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Sat, 05/26/2018 - 22:26
Hot topic [Sale] BLF GT Driver for Astrolux MF02, Thunite TN42 TN40S, Niwalker BK-FA30S, BLF Q8, BLF GT (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Lexel » Sat, 12/09/2017 - 23:17
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Sat, 05/26/2018 - 17:29
Hot topic [Sale] 6. Batch "TA" 1S or 2S Bistro HD OTSM/NarsilM drivers 15-47.5mm size fit, S2+, C8, H03, MF01, MT03, Q8 Clicky or E-switch (Page: 1, 2, 3, 4)
by Lexel » Tue, 03/27/2018 - 02:36
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Sat, 05/26/2018 - 04:38
Normal topic Modder ISE (is seeking emitters): ~3v, <5,550K, 85+ CRI, capable of >2500lm
by eas » Thu, 05/24/2018 - 15:29
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Fri, 05/25/2018 - 19:47
Hot topic How to tap thread holes for fastening mcpcb?
by AnhTran » Thu, 05/24/2018 - 06:48
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Fri, 05/25/2018 - 17:03
Hot topic Very useful CCT/tint shots!
by clemence » Sun, 05/20/2018 - 09:49
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Fri, 05/25/2018 - 08:07
Normal topic Looking for high CRI (90+CRI) XHP35 emitters
by Barkuti » Thu, 05/24/2018 - 19:57
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Fri, 05/25/2018 - 06:11
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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50,734 by The_Driver
Thu, 05/24/2018 - 16:21
Hot topic LED drivers and Accessories you want, but don’t exist (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Schoki » Sat, 08/26/2017 - 10:59
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13,904 by gchart
Thu, 05/24/2018 - 15:41
Hot topic 2018 Flashlight Host and Uncommon Budget Flashlights. (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by freeme » Tue, 01/05/2016 - 22:42
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Thu, 05/24/2018 - 02:47
Normal topic Maxtoch 32mm pad screw spacing?
by zpinch » Wed, 05/23/2018 - 01:28
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Wed, 05/23/2018 - 23:04
Hot topic Future development of the maximum luminance of LEDs (Page: 1, 2, 3, 4)
by The_Driver » Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:33
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Wed, 05/23/2018 - 15:35
Hot topic New Luminus SST-20 (3535 size)
by Zelda » Tue, 05/22/2018 - 16:41
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Wed, 05/23/2018 - 15:28
Hot topic SST90 3D Maglite
by Zelda » Sun, 07/16/2017 - 16:25
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1,032 by DB Custom
Wed, 05/23/2018 - 15:01
Hot topic BLF Ti: Update the switch (Page: 1, 2, 3, 4)
by WWEFANS » Mon, 07/06/2015 - 06:06
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Wed, 05/23/2018 - 03:09
Hot topic Strongest beam ever :)
by MaximeH » Fri, 05/18/2018 - 12:59
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Tue, 05/22/2018 - 16:50
Hot topic What did you BREAK today? (Page: 1, 2, 3)
by M4D M4X » Mon, 06/20/2016 - 16:27
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4,506 by Chatika vas Paus
Tue, 05/22/2018 - 12:09
Hot topic My latest solution for locating a side switch in the dark (Page: 1, 2)
by beam0 » Tue, 05/15/2018 - 19:29
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Mon, 05/21/2018 - 21:54
Normal topic Heatsink pads
by Weird_Beard » Sun, 05/20/2018 - 04:40
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Mon, 05/21/2018 - 19:57
Normal topic Would this 78SR-5/2-C work as a drop in replacement?
by Joshua_S » Mon, 05/21/2018 - 04:48
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Mon, 05/21/2018 - 04:48
Normal topic BLF Q8 Driver
by khas » Sun, 05/20/2018 - 03:55
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Sun, 05/20/2018 - 17:30
Hot topic List of the Most Powerful Flashlights in the World (throw) (Page: 1, 2)
by Enderman » Sun, 07/23/2017 - 09:49
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Sun, 05/20/2018 - 15:22

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