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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A selection of incredible mods by talented BLF members
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Sticky topic Sticky: Good driver list
by Nil Einne » Thu, 07/08/2010 - 17:37
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11,885 by zenon
Thu, 09/20/2018 - 08:28
Sticky topic Sticky: Flashlight Firmware Repository (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by ToyKeeper » Fri, 03/20/2015 - 00:27
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113,350 by ToyKeeper
Tue, 09/18/2018 - 16:41
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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12,722 by vestureofblood
Tue, 09/18/2018 - 15:16
Sticky topic Sticky: djozz tests (Page: 1, 2)
by djozz » Thu, 12/10/2015 - 04:38
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21,980 by Barkuti
Sat, 08/11/2018 - 02:31
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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177,945 by DBSAR
Mon, 06/25/2018 - 20:18
Sticky topic Sticky: Old-Lumens (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Old-Lumens » Mon, 12/19/2016 - 21:04
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31,445 by Rusty Joe
Sat, 06/16/2018 - 22:39
Sticky topic Sticky: Oshpark Projects (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Rufusbduck » Thu, 03/13/2014 - 16:20
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129,810 by Texas_Ace
Mon, 04/02/2018 - 15:59
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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264,545 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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112,911 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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49,598 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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17,279 by CRX
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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14,078 by Magneticitist
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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53,943 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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45,064 by Samlittle
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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11,745 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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13,031 by Don
Sat, 04/10/2010 - 14:23
Hot topic Emisar D1S Oslon Black flat mod 340k+cd (Page: 1, 2)
by mikelights » Mon, 09/17/2018 - 22:54
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1,302 by giorgoskok
Sun, 09/23/2018 - 07:45
Hot topic What did you mod today? (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by pilotdog68 » Mon, 01/04/2016 - 23:20
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404,849 by TheOnlyDocc
Sun, 09/23/2018 - 06:35
Hot topic Difficulty removing drivers from Emisar D4, D1, D1S
by Metallurgist » Sun, 03/04/2018 - 16:43
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860 by ToyKeeper
Sun, 09/23/2018 - 04:08
Normal topic [SALE] lighted tail boards, rainbow or custom color combination
by Lexel » Tue, 07/24/2018 - 17:39
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626 by Lexel
Sun, 09/23/2018 - 02:41
Hot topic Q8 modding (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by The Miller » Sun, 06/25/2017 - 08:18
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86,394 by FritzHID
Sun, 09/23/2018 - 01:06
Normal topic My white D4 project
by lowprofile » Sat, 09/22/2018 - 16:51
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86 by goshdogit
Sun, 09/23/2018 - 00:03
Hot topic Cree CXB3590 in the Giga Thrower!!!!
by vestureofblood » Fri, 09/21/2018 - 08:50
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611 by nottawhackjob
Sat, 09/22/2018 - 23:27
Normal topic Frankenquads using 20mm 2x2 3535 MCPCBs
by eas » Sat, 09/22/2018 - 15:21
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120 by Lightbringer
Sat, 09/22/2018 - 22:41
Normal topic Anduril hex file for Q8
by Zero-K » Wed, 03/14/2018 - 17:44
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500 by beastlykings
Sat, 09/22/2018 - 19:26
Normal topic Astrolux A01 firmware bug (?)
This topic has been moved to "LED Flashlights – General Info" (View topic)
Hot topic Three Oslons tested: 1) latest gen. Oslon Black Flat 2) SSL80 4000K 92CRI latest gen. 3) SSL80 4500K 96CRI 1 gen. before latest (Page: 1, 2, 3, 4)
by djozz » Mon, 01/18/2016 - 08:08
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10,250 by DB Custom
Sat, 09/22/2018 - 17:08
Normal topic Emisar D4: swapping optics for more flood
by alchemi » Fri, 09/21/2018 - 05:49
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136 by lowprofile
Sat, 09/22/2018 - 16:45
Normal topic Impermanent tritium glue
by Agro » Sat, 09/22/2018 - 04:15
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100 by CRX
Sat, 09/22/2018 - 15:32
Hot topic Scratch-built 7x C8 reflector high-output thrower (Page: 1, 2, 3)
by EasyB » Mon, 05/29/2017 - 17:43
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5,206 by EasyB
Sat, 09/22/2018 - 15:14
Hot topic [MOD] Armytek Wizard Pro XHP50 to 4x Nichia E21A (Page: 1, 2)
by clemence » Sun, 11/12/2017 - 18:30
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2,696 by nobeltnium
Sat, 09/22/2018 - 09:49
Normal topic Poor man's diffuser film (with pictures)
by nobeltnium » Fri, 09/21/2018 - 14:19
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201 by nobeltnium
Fri, 09/21/2018 - 23:43
Hot topic BLF Interest list for Very High Current Beryllium Copper springs(BIG SPRING GB CLOSED AND SHIPPING) (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by BlueSwordM » Fri, 06/22/2018 - 13:36
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12,952 by BlueSwordM
Fri, 09/21/2018 - 21:44
Hot topic 2019/ 2018 Flashlight Host and Uncommon Budget Flashlights (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by freeme » Tue, 01/05/2016 - 22:42
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29,286 by nvanlaar
Fri, 09/21/2018 - 13:26
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, 3Last Page)
by Lexel » Tue, 03/27/2018 - 02:36
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8,684 by contactcr
Fri, 09/21/2018 - 13:01
Normal topic 112MM DIA DCX LENS 169MM FL B270 GLASS possible use in our mods?
by richnpc » Thu, 09/20/2018 - 22:56
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67 by Enderman
Fri, 09/21/2018 - 09:59
Normal topic Springs: magnetic=bad?
by EDCba » Thu, 09/20/2018 - 09:43
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84 by BlueSwordM
Thu, 09/20/2018 - 17:53
Normal topic 1288 LED Lighting Switch current draw?
by klrman » Thu, 09/20/2018 - 17:31
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20 by klrman
Thu, 09/20/2018 - 17:31
Normal topic Source for afordable good drivers in Australia
by DOHC20 » Tue, 09/18/2018 - 06:13
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192 by Niko
Thu, 09/20/2018 - 14:54
Normal topic White tape or paint for emitter PCB? D4 white mod
by lowprofile » Thu, 09/20/2018 - 10:35
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49 by TBone
Thu, 09/20/2018 - 11:02
Normal topic Looking for 7x XPG2 PCB in parallel
by ecotack » Wed, 09/19/2018 - 07:39
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74 by ecotack
Thu, 09/20/2018 - 08:09
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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12,497 by Barkuti
Wed, 09/19/2018 - 22:49
Normal topic Help with NITECORE HC50 disassemble
by gamezawy » Wed, 03/29/2017 - 19:08
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363 by gamezawy
Wed, 09/19/2018 - 19:50
Hot topic LH351D 5000K 90cri interest study, LH351B group buy. Upd 6 Sep. 2018 Reopen. (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by AEDe » Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:37
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27,011 by Madtoffel
Wed, 09/19/2018 - 16:06
Hot topic Emisar D4 optic change
by melainotype » Tue, 02/27/2018 - 06:12
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888 by danak1000
Wed, 09/19/2018 - 12:38
Hot topic Possible LED attachment improvements
by Agro » Mon, 02/26/2018 - 09:09
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671 by The_Driver
Wed, 09/19/2018 - 12:30
Normal topic Noctigon XP board anode and cathode
by mikelights » Mon, 09/17/2018 - 15:57
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177 by DB Custom
Tue, 09/18/2018 - 11:28
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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2,595 by JasonWW
Mon, 09/17/2018 - 22:57
Hot topic Some soldering questions
by LichtAn » Sat, 09/01/2018 - 14:37
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366 by CNCman
Mon, 09/17/2018 - 21:40

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