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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82,539 by ToyKeeper
Mon, 08/21/2017 - 01:54
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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152,932 by snakebite
Sun, 08/13/2017 - 12:14
Sticky topic Sticky: djozz tests (Page: 1, 2)
by djozz » Thu, 12/10/2015 - 04:38
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15,889 by Texas_Ace
Sat, 07/29/2017 - 16:18
Sticky topic Sticky: Old-Lumens (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Old-Lumens » Mon, 12/19/2016 - 21:04
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22,210 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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229,913 by HighEfficiency
Wed, 06/07/2017 - 18:09
Sticky topic Sticky: Oshpark Projects (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by Rufusbduck » Thu, 03/13/2014 - 16:20
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112,274 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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99,656 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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6,704 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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44,730 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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11,542 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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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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46,716 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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39,735 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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10,344 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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10,730 by Don
Sat, 04/10/2010 - 14:23
Hot topic Luminus SST-40, a N4 BA bin tested (Page: 1, 2, 3)
by djozz » Mon, 06/19/2017 - 16:42
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Tue, 08/22/2017 - 20:26
Normal topic Odd Question - Convert from 9V Battery to Wall Wart Power Supply?
by garrybunk » Tue, 08/22/2017 - 14:28
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Tue, 08/22/2017 - 20:22
Hot topic Q8 modding (preliminary) (Page: 1, 2, 3)
by The Miller » Sun, 06/25/2017 - 08:18
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2,499 by Texas_Ace
Tue, 08/22/2017 - 15:29
Hot topic 2017 Flashlight Host and Uncommon Budget Flashlights. (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by freeme » Tue, 01/05/2016 - 22:42
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Tue, 08/22/2017 - 09:52
Hot topic What did you mod today? (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by pilotdog68 » Mon, 01/04/2016 - 23:20
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211,668 by kiriba-ru
Tue, 08/22/2017 - 06:01
Normal topic Five SubC (6v) in a 4.8v flashlight?
by firebird400 » Fri, 06/23/2017 - 04:46
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Mon, 08/21/2017 - 20:20
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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4,135 by XP-R
Mon, 08/21/2017 - 20:17
Hot topic Modding nitecore hc 30
by JIGHEADWORM » Sat, 08/19/2017 - 15:10
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Mon, 08/21/2017 - 17:27
Hot topic Ultraviolet Emitters (Page: 1, 2)
by Mr. Nobody » Tue, 06/09/2015 - 00:30
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4,959 by Lexel
Mon, 08/21/2017 - 17:24
Normal topic Teach me about pre-collimators
by sac02 » Mon, 08/21/2017 - 13:51
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Mon, 08/21/2017 - 17:17
Hot topic Lots of flashlight output, intensity and throw measurement by ZozzV6 (more than 60 flashlights)
by ZozzV6 » Mon, 08/14/2017 - 21:15
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Mon, 08/21/2017 - 14:33
Hot topic Yuji VTC-series D50 5730-size midpower led tested (Page: 1, 2)
by djozz » Mon, 05/08/2017 - 18:48
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1,047 by zak.wilson
Mon, 08/21/2017 - 09:13
Hot topic Project Gemini: Yet another headlamp mod. Not a cheapo this time though.
by Mike C » Sat, 08/19/2017 - 07:07
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Mon, 08/21/2017 - 06:49
Hot topic Luxeon V
by djozz » Wed, 08/09/2017 - 18:19
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Mon, 08/21/2017 - 03:42
Hot topic [WIP] 17mm DD+single-7135 driver / single sided / Dual-PWM (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by wight » Tue, 12/30/2014 - 03:38
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35,149 by nofear87
Mon, 08/21/2017 - 01:31
Normal topic A different way to measure battery current in fet driven hot rods
by 1C3 » Tue, 08/15/2017 - 14:23
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Sun, 08/20/2017 - 15:45
Hot topic Where to buy high 90CRI led (XP-L or XM-L2 size) (Page: 1, 2)
by CharlesD50 » Sat, 01/02/2016 - 01:20
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3,409 by vinte77
Sun, 08/20/2017 - 11:50
Hot topic [Oshpark] BLF SRK FET v3 (LFPAK56 / Triple Channel / ATtiny13A+85) (Page: 1, 2, 3)
by HarleyQuin » Sat, 07/09/2016 - 17:59
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6,159 by Tom E
Sun, 08/20/2017 - 09:47
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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Sun, 08/20/2017 - 07:57
Hot topic The HELLFIGHTER mod thread! (Page: 1, 2, 3)
by Enderman » Mon, 02/13/2017 - 00:03
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Sun, 08/20/2017 - 06:31
Hot topic Sticking an accelerometer on a driver?
by throwton » Fri, 08/11/2017 - 19:50
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353 by ToyKeeper
Sun, 08/20/2017 - 01:57
Hot topic Parts For a Triple LED Flashlight Build
by Northwoods » Fri, 08/11/2017 - 17:41
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278 by Newlumen
Sat, 08/19/2017 - 23:23
Hot topic C8 mod with fet and abnormal low readings (Page: 1, 2)
by vidramon » Thu, 08/17/2017 - 19:23
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420 by Ollie
Sat, 08/19/2017 - 22:32
Hot topic [Sale] 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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4,607 by rizky_p
Sat, 08/19/2017 - 15:20
Normal topic Mod/build: MT-G2 & dual Nichia 219C headlamp
by Mike C » Fri, 08/18/2017 - 13:12
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Sat, 08/19/2017 - 05:25
Hot topic How hot does an S2+ get at 2.75A? Comparing an anodised Convoy S2+ with a fluorescent yellow powdercoated Convoy S2+ (Page: 1, 2, 3)
by djozz » Wed, 02/15/2017 - 17:22
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3,572 by newmember
Sat, 08/19/2017 - 04:04
Hot topic Olight Sr52 Teardown & Mod
by LightRider » Tue, 05/02/2017 - 12:22
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Fri, 08/18/2017 - 23:46
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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3,195 by Jensen567
Thu, 08/17/2017 - 17:01
Normal topic Putting and LED into an host intended for Incandescent - worth it?
by mountainair26 » Thu, 08/17/2017 - 11:25
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132 by alpg88
Thu, 08/17/2017 - 16:07
Hot topic Texas Commander "TC" Constant current Opamp driver without PWM (Page: 1, 2, 3)
by Texas_Ace » Thu, 03/30/2017 - 10:56
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2,136 by Texas_Ace
Thu, 08/17/2017 - 07:45
Hot topic Mod: Convoy L4, a good mod host? Is it even necessary to mod? (Page: 1, 2, 3Last Page)
by RaceR86 » Fri, 11/22/2013 - 16:57
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15,229 by Mike C
Thu, 08/17/2017 - 04:04
Hot topic Using the new Xp-L2 at high current with Linear Driver and 4P cells
by mountainair26 » Tue, 08/08/2017 - 19:20
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Thu, 08/17/2017 - 00:31
Normal topic 4x XPG 20mm mcpbs? Anyone got some?
by vestureofblood » Wed, 08/16/2017 - 23:28
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Wed, 08/16/2017 - 23:55

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