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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147,733 by haitzslaw
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 18:54
Sticky topic Sticky: Flashlight Firmware Repository (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by ToyKeeper » Fri, 03/20/2015 - 00:27
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78,510 by TWN
Mon, 06/19/2017 - 13:12
Sticky topic Sticky: djozz tests (Page: 1, 2)
by djozz » Thu, 12/10/2015 - 04:38
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Tue, 06/13/2017 - 19:33
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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225,740 by HighEfficiency
Wed, 06/07/2017 - 18:09
Sticky topic Sticky: Old-Lumens (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Old-Lumens » Mon, 12/19/2016 - 21:04
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20,793 by freshkryp69
Fri, 06/02/2017 - 04:17
Sticky topic Sticky: Oshpark Projects (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Rufusbduck » Thu, 03/13/2014 - 16:20
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109,420 by SJT
Tue, 04/18/2017 - 14:19
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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97,542 by HighEfficiency
Mon, 03/06/2017 - 15:27
Sticky topic Sticky: How to reflow solder an LED emitter on a PCB or MCPCB. (Page: 1, 2)
by vestureofblood » Thu, 04/28/2016 - 20:16
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6,386 by turboBB
Sat, 03/04/2017 - 22:29
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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15,034 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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11,254 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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10,832 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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45,560 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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38,941 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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10,269 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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10,492 by Don
Sat, 04/10/2010 - 14:23
Normal topic Problem with XPL-hi triple
by kourepai » Fri, 06/23/2017 - 17:00
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Fri, 06/23/2017 - 21:26
Normal topic Five SubC (6v) in a 4.8v flashlight?
by firebird400 » Fri, 06/23/2017 - 04:46
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158 by Lightbringer
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 19:43
Hot topic making 3. Batch Texas Avenger "TA" / Bistro HD OTSM drivers fully tested running Bistro or Narsil, Clicky or E-switch, SIR800 (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Lexel » Sun, 04/23/2017 - 12:24
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6,918 by Lj-_-
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 18:04
Hot topic Interest list 4. Batch Texas Avenger "TA" / Bistro HD OTSM drivers fully tested Bistro or Narsil, Clicky or E-switch, SIR800
by Lexel » Sun, 06/11/2017 - 13:29
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601 by MtnDon
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 17:37
Hot topic The XP-G3 and the mystery of the disappearing luminance
by EasyB » Thu, 06/22/2017 - 14:46
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757 by jon_slider
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 16:45
Hot topic The new LED XHP50.2
by steel_1024 » Mon, 01/23/2017 - 03:31
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3,602 by steel_1024
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 13:10
Hot topic Testing a Cree XHP50.2 J4 3A led (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by djozz » Thu, 03/02/2017 - 19:23
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12,700 by stormrider88
Fri, 06/23/2017 - 12:54
Hot topic Another unfinished project
by pinkpanda3310 » Thu, 06/08/2017 - 10:41
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Fri, 06/23/2017 - 12:25
Hot topic A Perfect Dedome? (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Tom E » Thu, 03/28/2013 - 00:51
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59,146 by feralcomprehension
Thu, 06/22/2017 - 23:04
Hot topic D.I.Y. Illuminated tailcap - OP "refreshed" 8/29 (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by pilotdog68 » Sun, 02/22/2015 - 00:35
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125,549 by NeutralFan
Thu, 06/22/2017 - 22:06
Hot topic What did you mod today? (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by pilotdog68 » Mon, 01/04/2016 - 23:20
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192,085 by 18sixfifty
Thu, 06/22/2017 - 20:07
Hot topic Stainless Steel Bezel for C8 (Page: 1, 2, 3, 4)
by bibihang » Sun, 03/31/2013 - 12:35
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4,493 by patmurris
Thu, 06/22/2017 - 17:58
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)
by djozz » Mon, 01/18/2016 - 08:08
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4,570 by Enderman
Thu, 06/22/2017 - 17:40
Hot topic Haikelite MT07 mods. (Page: 1, 2)
by Thom2022 » Mon, 06/05/2017 - 08:46
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989 by Tom E
Thu, 06/22/2017 - 17:31
Hot topic comfychair-inspired quick+cheap+lazy single-sided 17DD FET-driver (poor man's nanjg92) (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by djozz » Sun, 03/01/2015 - 16:28
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21,872 by luminarium iaculator
Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:57
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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28,499 by Slayer1
Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:16
Hot topic Buck and Boost Drivers, Testing, Modding, and Discussion
by Jensen567 » Thu, 06/15/2017 - 11:55
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744 by Jensen567
Wed, 06/21/2017 - 17:29
Hot topic [UPDATE:v1.3][OTSM-WORKS!] bistro-HD, bistro your way. OTSM, eswitch, Vcc reads, safe_presses, turbo timeout... (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Flintrock » Fri, 02/17/2017 - 10:52
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6,540 by DavidEF
Wed, 06/21/2017 - 15:45
Hot topic Rey's Titanium X6, re-make (Page: 1, 2)
by DB Custom » Fri, 06/09/2017 - 15:32
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2,155 by DB Custom
Wed, 06/21/2017 - 11:44
Hot topic H2-C Boost Driver
by D10ten » Sun, 01/01/2017 - 17:24
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1,680 by Zivo
Wed, 06/21/2017 - 11:34
Hot topic Luminus SST-40, a N4 BA bin tested (Page: 1, 2)
by djozz » Mon, 06/19/2017 - 16:42
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Wed, 06/21/2017 - 05:43
Hot topic Photos of your lights strip, polished, baked, or whatever you thinks it look good! (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by tim70 » Sun, 10/30/2016 - 15:10
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8,458 by Lightbringer
Tue, 06/20/2017 - 23:17
Hot topic Hacking a Youyue-858d hot-air rework station (Page: 1, 2, 3)
by texaspyro » Mon, 01/13/2014 - 22:15
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23,955 by thefunkybeat
Tue, 06/20/2017 - 22:35
Hot topic Would you pay $4.50 for a stainless steel C8 bezel by Convoy? (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by J-Dub74 » Wed, 10/12/2016 - 11:32
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9,320 by tim70
Tue, 06/20/2017 - 19:33
Hot topic When did they cheapen up the noctigons? (Page: 1, 2)
by 18sixfifty » Mon, 06/19/2017 - 18:53
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Tue, 06/20/2017 - 18:04
Hot topic First Post, First Mod, Looking for Guidance, Advice, and Answers (Supfire M2-Z)
by Vyntage » Sat, 06/10/2017 - 07:41
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Tue, 06/20/2017 - 08:42
Hot topic LD-3: LD-2 on vitaminS (2-12Amps CC with configurable UI) (Page: 1, 2, 3, 4)
by led4power » Tue, 11/01/2016 - 16:59
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9,290 by square74
Tue, 06/20/2017 - 02:28
Hot topic [[ GXB17 Driver ]] – 17mm 6V 3A / 12V 1.5A Constant Current Programmable Single-Cell Boost Driver (Page: 1, 2)
by loneoceans » Sat, 06/10/2017 - 14:53
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2,750 by Speed4goal
Mon, 06/19/2017 - 20:03
Hot topic DEL's OSH-Park driver boards (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by DEL » Sun, 01/29/2017 - 19:16
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6,998 by Tom E
Mon, 06/19/2017 - 18:51
Hot topic Has anyone modded a H1-A boost driver? (Page: 1, 2, 3)
by vinte77 » Thu, 04/13/2017 - 14:44
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4,297 by EasyB
Mon, 06/19/2017 - 16:00
Hot topic 18650 area lamp from 3aaa cheapie aka "polishing a turd"
This topic has been moved to "LED Lanterns" (View topic)
Normal topic chip45 bootloader in Atmega32U4
by makiyoung » Mon, 06/19/2017 - 05:49
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Mon, 06/19/2017 - 05:49
Hot topic Cree XHP50.2 (Page: 1, 2, 3)
by djozz » Thu, 12/15/2016 - 09:50
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8,103 by Ollie
Mon, 06/19/2017 - 01:45

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