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: Flashlight Firmware Repository (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by ToyKeeper » Fri, 03/20/2015 - 00:27
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149,303 by Chatika vas Paus
Wed, 12/04/2019 - 10:10
Sticky topic Sticky: [Flashing drivers] Lexels firmware builds and flashing guide
by Lexel » Sun, 09/08/2019 - 17:20
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1,305 by ver_ivanz007
Wed, 11/06/2019 - 02:46
Sticky topic Sticky: djozz tests (Page: 1, 2)
by djozz » Thu, 12/10/2015 - 04:38
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28,282 by hank
Thu, 10/31/2019 - 11:30
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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20,942 by vestureofblood
Thu, 10/17/2019 - 09:48
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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198,644 by The_Fat_Controller
Fri, 10/04/2019 - 05:45
Sticky topic Sticky: Pictures of some emitters
by SPAMBOT » Mon, 09/06/2010 - 18:31
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13,660 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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13,121 by Mike C
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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283,722 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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54,239 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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16,650 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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61,624 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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50,850 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: Troubleshooting lights (Page: 1, 2)
by Don » Tue, 04/06/2010 - 12:14
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15,684 by Don
Sat, 04/10/2010 - 14:23
Hot topic What did you mod today? (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by pilotdog68 » Mon, 01/04/2016 - 23:20
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627,858 by Nachtfeuerzeug
Thu, 12/05/2019 - 23:57
Hot topic MF01 Mini / MT07- Mod/Upgrade - Copper Heatsink Cover Plate (Page: 1, 2, 3, 4)
by man of light » Fri, 11/29/2019 - 04:12
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2,670 by Dyrnwyn
Thu, 12/05/2019 - 21:01
Normal topic Building the perfect medical penlight
by atomix » Tue, 11/12/2019 - 11:32
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405 by Big_Sam
Thu, 12/05/2019 - 05:00
Normal topic moderator 007 come on down
by welight » Thu, 12/05/2019 - 00:38
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Thu, 12/05/2019 - 03:18
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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Wed, 12/04/2019 - 23:40
Hot topic GB 351D closed. Another one? 4000/6000K 90cri. (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by AEDe » Tue, 02/06/2018 - 01:37
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Wed, 12/04/2019 - 21:35
Normal topic Looking to do my first flashlight build (complete noob)
by ItsKYRO » Wed, 12/04/2019 - 17:41
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Wed, 12/04/2019 - 20:59
Hot topic Luminus Xnova Cube 1800K 90CRI tested
by djozz » Tue, 07/23/2019 - 16:29
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Wed, 12/04/2019 - 16:24
Hot topic [Reference] Nichia E17A/E21A (2000K - 6500K, R9050/R9080, color) CCT and tint shots (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by clemence » Sun, 03/24/2019 - 15:50
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Wed, 12/04/2019 - 14:56
Normal topic Emitter swapping Astrolux FT03
by Hank33 » Tue, 12/03/2019 - 23:07
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Wed, 12/04/2019 - 12:46
Hot topic MTN-17DDM squeals like a pig when amp juice is flowing
by trailhunter » Sun, 12/01/2019 - 14:15
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Wed, 12/04/2019 - 08:28
Hot topic Lexels driver compilation (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Lexel » Mon, 02/12/2018 - 18:05
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Wed, 12/04/2019 - 06:41
Normal topic USBASP problem that has me stumped.
by mattlward » Mon, 12/02/2019 - 22:13
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Wed, 12/04/2019 - 05:51
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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17,637 by KevinZA1988
Tue, 12/03/2019 - 23:16
Normal topic P4000 5a Buck driver
by The_Fat_Controller » Tue, 09/17/2019 - 09:31
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Tue, 12/03/2019 - 22:42
Hot topic Plating aluminium lights with various metals: Tutorials, and discoveries
by BlueSwordM » Wed, 04/17/2019 - 15:14
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Tue, 12/03/2019 - 19:21
Normal topic Skilhunt H04
by virencelights » Tue, 12/03/2019 - 18:16
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Tue, 12/03/2019 - 18:16
Normal topic Adapting the Imalent MS18 to mount on a tripod or to mount a carry handle
by whiteheat1963 » Tue, 12/03/2019 - 07:54
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Tue, 12/03/2019 - 07:59
Hot topic Convoy 17/22 mm SST40 Driver temperature protection removal (Page: 1, 2)
by Yokiamy » Sun, 08/11/2019 - 06:25
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1,323 by EasyB
Mon, 12/02/2019 - 18:52
Normal topic Convoy's 17mm / 22mm driver for SST-40 sense resistor mod feedback :-/
by Barkuti » Tue, 06/11/2019 - 23:13
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Mon, 12/02/2019 - 14:28
Hot topic Texas Avenger "TA" Driver series - Triple channel + Bistro or Narsil + Clicky or E-switch - The Ultimate open source driver! (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Texas_Ace » Mon, 08/08/2016 - 20:42
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Mon, 12/02/2019 - 13:27
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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Mon, 12/02/2019 - 13:17
Normal topic De-domed a LED, went a bit wrong. Have i F***** it?
by cornz » Sun, 12/01/2019 - 14:19
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Mon, 12/02/2019 - 05:56
Normal topic OSH park now offers flex PCBs
by Agro » Mon, 12/02/2019 - 02:30
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Mon, 12/02/2019 - 02:30
Normal topic Manta Ray C8.2 Hosts??
by The_Fat_Controller » Sat, 11/30/2019 - 19:32
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Sun, 12/01/2019 - 15:14
Hot topic Triple not working - anyone spot check my setup? (Page: 1, 2)
by Chicken Drumstick » Fri, 04/24/2015 - 10:15
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2,687 by DoNkEyConN
Sun, 12/01/2019 - 03:57
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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Sat, 11/30/2019 - 19:13
Normal topic BLF A6 Modding
by Hank33 » Sat, 11/30/2019 - 12:51
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Sat, 11/30/2019 - 13:05
Normal topic Custom Light Bar
by Dave28 » Sat, 11/30/2019 - 02:21
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Sat, 11/30/2019 - 02:21
Hot topic Interesting optics thread (Page: 1, 2, 3, 4)
by Agro » Fri, 02/15/2019 - 10:29
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Fri, 11/29/2019 - 15:58
Normal topic The Yogurt Lantern
by SammysHP » Fri, 11/22/2019 - 14:01
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Thu, 11/28/2019 - 21:58
Hot topic Understanding the difference between Linear, Buck, Boost and Direct Drive drivers (Page: 1, 2, 3)
by lagman » Wed, 08/27/2014 - 14:54
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15,916 by SammysHP
Thu, 11/28/2019 - 16:36

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