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CRX Flashlight Mods & Builds

 A list of my mods & builds with image links etc

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Airayaland MT-G2 Q0 5000K - FET 15 - 2x14250 - Fw Clicky Sw - 1680lm

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Aurora SH-034 Quad Nichia 219C D320 5000K - LD3-6A - 16500 - Rv Clicky Sw - 1800lm

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Bamboo Kubatan XM-L T6 4C - Nanjg 105c 3A - 14500 - Rv Clicky Sw - 1030lm

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BLF - 348 MT-G2 Q0 5000K - DD - 2x10180 - Rv Clicky Sw - 500lm

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BlockLight MT-G2 Q0 5000K - RD - 9V - Sl Sw - 210lm

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Convoy S2 Shorty XP-G2 S4 2B - S10 - Lipo - ES Sw - 364lm

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Convoy S6 MT-G2 Q0 5000K - FET 17 - 2x18350 - Fw Clicky Sw - 2800lm

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Convoy S6 Triple XP-G2 S3 3C - FET 17 - 18350 - Fw Clicky - Rechargeable - 1400lm

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Copper P60 Quad Nichia 219BT V1 - H17F

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CQG Bullet XP-G2 S4 2B - Nanjg 105c 3A - 16340 - Rv Clicky Sw - 616lm

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CQG S1 XP-L HD V6 2C - FET 10 - 10440 - Fw Clicky Sw - 840lm

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CQG S2 Carbon Fibre XP-G2 R5 1A - SD - 2xAAA - Fw Clicky Sw

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CQG S3 Sidelight XM-L2 U2 4C - SMode - 10250 - Rv Clicky Sw - 360lm

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CRX Apollo XM-L2 5C - 47's PKP - 10440/ 2 x AAA - H Twisty Sw - 470lm

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CRX Brass Art Dual Nichia 219C D320 5000K, Red XP-E - FET 10 - 10440 - ES Switch - 700lm

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CRX Brass Art Lantern 3mm Dual LED - R1000 - 10180 - Twisty Sw - ML

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CRX Brass Art Lighter

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CRX Brass Art UV 450nm USB Charger - NT - 10440 - ES Sw

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CRX Brass Art Kit Components

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CRX Brass Art Kit with Case

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CRX Brass Four XP-L HI V2 1A - Ti - 10440 - Rv Clicky Sw - 560lm

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CRX Brass Nine XHP50 J4 1A - QTC - 2x10440 - Rv Clicky Sw - 1800lm

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CRX Brass OLT XHP70 N2 1A - Nanjg 105cz 3A - 2x14500 - Fw Clicky Sw - 2300lm

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CRX Bumblebee Nichia 219C D320 5000K - R1 - 16340 - Twisty Tail Sw - 310lm

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CRX Carbon Fibre 1000P XP-L HI V2 1A - FET 10 - 10440 - Fw Clicky Sw

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CRX Carbon Fibre & Brass Zoomie XP-G2 S4 2B - R200 - 10250 - Rv Clicky Sw - 364lm

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CRX Concept I Carbon Fibre XP-L V6 2C - FET 17 - 18350 Lighted Momentary Tail Sw - 1180lm

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CRX Concept II Carbon Fibre Extendable COB Variable Lantern - Rv Clicky Sw - 250lm

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CRX Concept III Carbon Fibre Powerbank Lantern - Rv Clicky Sw - 50lm

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CRX Concept IIII XP-G3 5000K & Red LED's - 3M - 16340 - Mercury/ Rv Clicky Sw - 224lm

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CRX Carbon Fibre MT-G2 Q0 5000K - H1A - 18500 - Rv Clicky Sw - Rechargeable - 1400lm

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CRX Carbon Fibre Powerbank Flashlight XM-L2 U2 1A - FET 10 - 18650 - ES Sw - 1300lm

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CRX Carbon Fibre Triple XP-L HD V6 3D - FET 17 - 18650 - Fw Clicky Sw - 3080lm

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CRX Carbon Fibre FlashLighter Nichia 219C D320 5000K - K18 - 18350 - ES Sw - 350lm

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CRX Copper & Aluminium P60 Quad Nichia 219C D320 5000K

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CRX Copper Tube Light I  XM-L2 U2 4C - 3Mode - 10440 - Rv Clicky Sw

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CRX Copper Tube Light II  XP-G2 S4 2B - R200 - Rv Clicky Lighted Side Sw - 504lm

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CRX Cu & Al Mule Triple XP-G2 S3 3C - FET 17 - 18350 - Rv Clicky Sw - 1450lm

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CRX Cu & Al Zoomie XM-L2 U2 1A - BLF A6 - 18650 - Rv Clicky Sw - 924lm

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CRX Cube XP-G2 S4 2B - NT - Lipo - ES Sw - 84lm

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CRX Magnetic Keyring - 47's Atom Triple, DQG Hobi UV & Lighter

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CRX KnuckleHead I  XP-G2 S2 1A - DQGAA - 14250 - MgMo, Twisty Tail Sw - 252lm

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CRX KnuckleHead II  XP-L2 V5 4000K - R1 - 10250 - Twisty Tail Sw - 310lm

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CRX Monolith I  XM-L2 U2 4C, Red XP-E - DD - Lipo - Fw Clicky Sw

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CRX Monolith II  Triple XP-G2 S3 3C, Red XP-E - DD - Lipo - Fw Clicky Sw - 300lm

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DQG AA Ti XP-L HI V2 1A - FET 10 - 14500 - MgMo, Twisty Sw - 1148lm

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DQG AAA Clicky XP-G2 R5 1A - DQG - 10440 - Fw Clicky Sw

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DQG Fairy Brass XP-E Red - DQG - 10180 - Twisty Sw - 140Rlm

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DQG Hobi Clicky XP-G2 R5 1A - Hobi Plus - 10180 - Rv Clicky Sw

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DQG Hobi Ti & Brass XHP50 J4 3C - FET 10 - 2x10180 - Fw Clicky Sw

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DQG Hobi Ti XHP50 J4 3C - FET 10 - 2x10250 - Fw Clicky Sw - 1600lm

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DQG Hobi Ti XHP50 J4 3C - FET 10 - 2x10250 - Mo Side Sw, Tail Twisty - 1600lm

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DQG Hobi Ti+ 365nm UV & Lighter - DQG - 10180 - Twisty Sw

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DQG PCL II  XP-L HI V2 1A - 3Mode - 10180 - MgMo, Twisty Sw - 80lm

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DuraBeam Flip 1982 - 2017 Nichia 219C - Rechargeable - Red laser - 14500 - 260lm

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Eagle Eye X2R XP-L HD V6 2C - FET 10 - 16500 - ES Switch - 1100lm

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EagleTac D25C Ti Triple XP-L HI V2 1A - FET 15 - 16340 - Fw Clicky Sw - 1624lm

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Emisar D4 Quad Nichia 219C 5000K - v2 - 18350 - ELS Switch - 3600lm

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FourSevens Atom Triple XP-L HI V2 1A - LD3-6A - 16340 - MgMo, Twisty Sw - 1740lm

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FourSevens Mini AA Ti - MT-G2 Q0 5000K - FET 15 - 2x14250 - Rv Clicky Sw - 1960lm

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FourSevens Mini ML Ti Triple Nichia 219C D320 5000K - FET 15 - 16340 - Rv Clicky Sw - 1200lm

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FourSevens PK Paladin XP-L2 V4 3C - FET 17 - 16340 - Mo, Twisty Tail Sw - 1484lm

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FrankenCob

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Jetbeam Element E3S XM-L U2 5D - FET 15 - 14500 - Rv Clicky Sw - 1280lm

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Jetbeam RRT-01 Triple XP-G2 S4 2B - SD - 18350 - Mg Ring Sw - 670lm

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Klarus Mi7 Ti XP-L HI V3 1A - SD - 14500 - Tritium ES Sw - 630lm

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Lumintop Tool Ti Nichia 219B D220 83CRI - FET 10 - Fw Clicky Sw - 560lm

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Lumintop Tool Ti Nichia 219B D220 83CRI - SD - Lighted E Sw - 308lm

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Lux-Pro LP130 Nichia 219C D320 5000K - RD - 10250 Rv Clicky Sw - 400lm

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Manker E14 Quad XP-L HI V2 1A - FET 17 - 18350 - Fw Clicky Sw - 2500lm

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Manker E14 Quad XP-L HI V2 1A - FET 17 - 18500 - Rv Clicky Sw - 2100lm

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Maratac CR123 Triple Nichia 219C D260 83CRI - Quark - 16340 - Fw Clicky Sw - 476lm

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Mecarmy SGN3 XP-G2 S2 2B, Red, UV - SD - Lipo - ES Sw - 150lm

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Nitecore EA4 Triple Nichia 219C D260 83CRI - SD - ELS Sw - 1200lm

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Nitecore EC11 XM-L2 U2 1A - SD - 18650 - ELS Sw - 1008lm

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Nitecore EX11 v2 Triple XP-L HI V2 1A - SD - 16340 - Pi Sw - 1058lm

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Nitecore NU20 XP-G2 S3 1A, Red 3mm - SD - Lipo - ES Sw - 360lm

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Nitecore Tubes XM-L2 4C, Red XR-C - NT - ES Sw

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Noctigon Meteor XP-G2 S4 3D - SD - 4x18650 - ELS Sw - Rechargeable - 7200lm

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Novatac 120E Nichia 219B V1 90CRI - SD - 16340 - ET Sw - 310lm

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Olight S10 UV 450nm - DD - 16340 - Rv Side Clicky Sw

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Olight S10R II Triple XP-G2 S3 3C - SD 16340 - ELS Sw

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Olight TC-15 Ti XM-L2 U3 3C - 10440 - Rv Clicky Side Sw - 230lm

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Olight TC-10 Ti XM-L2 U2 1A - FET 17 - 16340 - Rv Clicky Sw - 1405lm

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OTR M3 XM-L2 U2 5C - SD - 16340 - ELS Sw

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Quantum XM-L2 U2 4C - QTC - 10180 - Mo, Twisty Sw

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Rofis JR10 Triple XP-G2 S4 2B - FET 20 - 18500 - ES Sw - 2100lm

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SolarForce Gladiator Nichia 219C D320 5000K - 18650 - Fw Clicky Sw - 2000lm

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Sunwayman V10R Ti Triple XP-L HI V2 1A - SD - 16340 - Mg Ring, Fw Clicky Sw - 705lm

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Tank 007 TK 703 Green Laser 532nm - SD - 10440 - Rv Clicky Sw

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Thrunite T10T XHP50 J4 1A - FET 15 - 2x14250 - Rv Clicky Sw - 1700lm

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Thrunite T10T Triple XP-L HI V2 1A - FET 15 - 14500 - Rv Clicky Sw - 800lm

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Thrunite T20T XP-L HI V2 1A - FET 15 - 16340 - Rv Clicky Sw - 896lm

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Thrunite Ti2 UV 365nm - SD - 10440 - MgMo, Twisty Sw

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TrustFire Mini 01 Triple XP-G2 S4 2B - SD - 16340 - Twisty, Rv Clicky Sw - 700lm

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UltraFire UF-10 XP-L HI V2 1A - FET 10 - 16500 - Rv Clicky Sw - 870lm

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UltraFire UF-T1 Nichia 219C D320 5000K - FET 10 - 10440 - Twisty Sw - 840lm

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UltraTac K18 Br Nichia 219C D320 5000K - SD - 10440 - ELS Sw - 350lm

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UltraTac K18 CF Nichia 219C D320 5000K - SD - 10250 - ELS Sw - 350lm

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Vollsion SP-11s XP-L HD V6 2C - FET 11 - 10440 - MgMo, Twisty Sw - 1120lm

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Xeno Cube Triple XP-L HI V2 1A - FET 17 - 16500 - Fw Clicky Sw - 2000lm

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Tritium Instead of Lanyards

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Battery Tube Sleeving

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DQG Brass Charger 10180 & 10250

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Xtar Mp1 Plus Charger with Voltage Meter & Current Selector Switch

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TP4056 Magnetic Charger with Voltage Meter

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Charger Tin LM2596 CC/CV with Voltage & Current Meters

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PowerBanks

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Carson War Armor Titanium Lighter with Ti Fuel Tank

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CRX Skeletool CX

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Leatherman Tread

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My latest pocket-rocket is a Sunwayman C10r purchased on clearance from Illumn and then heavily modded by me:
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  • Emitter: Triple XPL HI (2×5000K and 1×4000K)
  • Driver Wires: 22 AWG silicone
  • Electronic Switch wire: 26 AWG Teflon
  • Driver: 17mm FET driver from MtnElectronics with moppydrv e-switch firmware.
  • Battery spring bypass wire: None. The modded light has no battery springs. Instead flat copper disks fixed to each end of the battery tube serve as the contacts. This is somewhat similar to how the battery tube in the DQG Tiny III and IV work but without as much range. There is almost no empty space in the battery compartment when the battery is installed.
  • Battery type: Efest purple 1000mAh IMR 18500 (flat top). The unmodded light used 1xCR123. I bored out the battery tube so it would fit a wider 18500 and freed up extra space in the head for the longer cell by mounting the new driver ahead of the LED platform in the head. This is made possible because the triple optic is thinner than the original aluminum reflector. The switch mechanism is now mounted in the side of the battery compartment. The battery slides below the switch. In my experience IMR 18500 cells provide far more power than any IMR 16340 or 18350. On a fresh cell, output resembles that of a triple powered by a Samsung 30Q 18650 cell, though voltage declines faster.
  • Optic: Carclo 10507

The entire light is about 77mm long. It would be possible to make a shorter light using the same internals, but this host has some wasted space at the tail (screw mounting for camera tripod) and head (inset bezel)
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Nice work and thanks for the readings.

My current and or voltage measurements are only relevent to anything that I measure.

Budget light hobby proudly sponsored by my Mastercard and unknowingly paid for by a hard working wife. 

djozz said "it came with chinese lettering that is chinese to me".

old4570 said "I'm not an expert , so don't suffer from any such technical restrictions".

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For all my 16340 lights I’m using that same yellow AWT IMR16340 550mAh. Love it.

Mike

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This thread is amazing. So many innovative ideas and your craftsmanship is exquisite.

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Thanks mate. The thread used to be something else but there was not much interest so I changed it to a links repository of my stuff for posterity.

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What do you use to make the optics glow blue? It looks very cool!

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I use a mix of aqua glow powder & silicone or resin, also the glow tape can be useful for sticking to the inside of the flashlight head.

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 CRX , my hat down (and I do love my hat !) , you are something !!! Imagination and patience , skills and aesthetic sense ... Your collection is one of the best I ever seen ! Congrats !

( Must be a lot of dark in your country... <img src= " />

 

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Thanks, aye tis a bit gloomy here Smile

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What do you do in your spare time?:-)

Steve

BTW, nice bunch of lights.

May the force be with you.

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Work Wink

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CRX wrote:
Thanks mate. The thread used to be something else but there was not much interest so I changed it to a links repository of my stuff for posterity.

Ahh, I was wondering how I could have missed it. I’m glad you took the time to put all these in one spot. I had missed a bunch of these.

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Amazing list of custom built lights

Sub’d

G’day!

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I gotta say, you’re my role MODel Facepalm

I have a mod that I think is your style but I want to do it myself. Unfortunately I dont have your skills. Mind if I message you for some handholding?

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I will help you if I can but I ain’t holding your hand unless you’re real pretty LOL

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Ozy and CRX
Sitting in a tree!
M. O. D. D. I. N. G. !!!

First comes Brass!
Then comes Copper!
Then Ozy giggling
Like a teeny bopper!

LoveLoveLoveLoveLove

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Oh god, now I’m too embarrassed to even message you Blushing

I have two things I’m thinking of, I’ll send you something later.

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Probably better to only think of one…LOL

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Any chance of a group picture of your collection ?
Bonus question : are your lights on shelves or in a drawer ?

Slowly sinking into the dark abyss of addiction...MUST buy lights !

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I missed some of those mods too!
Nice overview. And +1 on the group picture Smile

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X3 wrote:
Any chance of a group picture of your collection ?

I don’t have all the lights as some have been given away or were other peoples but here is most of what I have to hand.

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X3 wrote:
Bonus question : are your lights on shelves or in a drawer ?

I not long ago foam lined this plastic case for keeping most of my titanium & steel EDC lights convenient

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Others are dotted around the place stuck to radiators, fridges, on shelves, under shelves, cupboards etc.
I keep a couple in my magnetic handy box I made 25 years ago at school Smile . The DQG XHP50 gets used a lot, one of my favorites

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My Permanent EDC, pretty much always on me

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Bonus answer, some of my knives Wink

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(If you counted all the lights in the first picture, you’re a true flashaholic) Big Smile

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CRX wrote:

Bonus answer, some of my knives Wink

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May I know where did you get this case and how much did you pay for it? It looks pretty nice and can be used for storing flashlights too.
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I bought it on *bay for about £12. Search for pistol cases. I lined it with neoprene foam and made the shelf from plyboard & 1” elastic webbing. Think that’s a 14 inch case, the small one is about 10 inch, usually come with that eggbox shaped foam.
The better ones have the sliding locks as opposed to the click down type or there are nice aluminium types.

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I will try to look that up in Taobao or such, thank you!