1st Solarforce - It want easy

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1st Solarforce - It want easy

1st Solarforce

 


Edited by: DarkSide on 12/19/2012 - 14:30
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Totally agree with you! My first SolarForce was just the latest L2 complete. Since then, I’ve just bought parts and assembled my own versions of the L2M and L2T – both with HAIII heads and tails. Smile Fun stuff, and amazing quality for any price. Congrats!

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Congratulations, Darkside, can't wait to see the pics of your new light. I'm a big fan of SF lights, I just ordered my 6th - the new L2n.

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I’ll take a few more better pics..
Im just about to power this Solarforce with a Quad XP-G R2
Hopefully the head and body can dissipate heat

!Photobucket!

 


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Can any of these LED drop ins fits in my old SF 8X?

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Another Solarforce addict.

 

Resistance is futile.

 

Welcome.

Ship finally came in. I was at the airport.

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You’ve just strapped yourself in for an awesome (but somewhat expensive) ride. You’ll love it! Solarforce hosts rock!

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I don't think so. I'm not quite sure though. Does it take a drop in that looks like this? 

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Yes, it looks exactly that. My lamp is a SF X80 however.

scaru wrote:

I don’t think so. I’m not quite sure though. Does it take a drop in that looks like this? 

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Just looked it up and these will not work. Sorry. 

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I loooked it up as well but didn’t see 8X listed, thought it might fit. Thanks for the update.

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It will not work, I found a CPF thread about it. 

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Interesting how the Solarforce parts pretty much thread onto any other Surefire or knock off host The Surefire parts don't thread onto anything but surefire in some cases thread halfway... btw - Anyone thinking of using a multi emitter drop in with these with a Solarforce host, i recommend it. Especially this M3 head with partial heat sink. The host heats up very quick and the head appears to dissipate heat fairly well.

 


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DarkSide wrote:
Will the perfect threads hold back water ? ( mil threading will )

Wow! – for real?

Seriously, despite all the good things to be said about mil-spec, I doubt it. Tapered threads, yes; especially in conjunction with teflon tape. I have never seen any tapered threads on neither $urefires nor Solarforces. Now – if I may just come off as an ignorant know-all, surrey, me no mean to.

Just curious. Are there really straight-cut (ahem, I meant “rolled”, of course) threads which will ensure water resistance to, let’s say, IPx8 (permanent submersion, three meters deep, for at least 60 minutes according to DIN EN/IEC 60529)?

Other than that, welcome to the SolarForce fan club! Wink

Besides, the O-rings make a good job of sealing the torch well. Foy here has put his SolarForce lights to numerous submersion tests, and I can second his results from first-hand experience, as well. SolarForce lights, like their $ureFire ancestors, are well up to bathtub- and shower duty; and will survive a whole day on the ground of the swimming pool.

They aren’t dedicated diving torches, though. At a certain depth, the water pressure alone will activate the switch.