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Thrower idea

So my kid and I were brushing teeth when we shined around a flashlight and hit the wifes 10x magnifying mirror.l I got the light to focus and it made a nice tight spot

Then had an idea. A piece of cardboard tubing mount mirror in end, mount flashlight facing mirror suspended much like a prism in a telescope. The focus length was only about 6” or so maybe a few more.

Mount a handle on top paint the tube flat black and tada a focused thrower. It was a lowely cheap led light but focused all together it shined far and tight.

These mirrors come in all shapes and sizes….

Will work on a diagram picture thingy later……

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Pics or it didn't happen...Smile

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Interesting… Would love to see where this one goes.

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LOL!

I was thinking just that!

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Look up recoil flashlight. It’s the same as that.

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Well it was hard to do that while holding a baby and on a 7” tablet with a draw program I mever used before. but I guess yes like a recoil flashlight but maybe on a larger scale. Maybe use something like a uf2100 for the light sourve and maybe a 8 _ 10” mirror.

I will have to look around for some materials to try it

I wonder how fast my wife would miss her mirror………

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scaru wrote:

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LOL

I just made a complete fool of myself laughing.

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Slewflash wrote:
Look up recoil flashlight. It's the same as that.

Yup.  Identical. 

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There's an old saying. There's nothing new under the sun. It applies most of the time. Every time I think I have a new idea, I find it on CPF or youtube... Usually done years ago...

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millerman wrote:
a baby and on a 7" tablet with a draw program

Oooh that explains that... 

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Supposing someone took an already powerful light, and added an extra magnifying lens on the front …. ???????

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