Micro-Textured Lens for Solarforce Flashlights

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Gunga
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After adjusting my expectations, I’m pretty pleased.

So this one is very clear, seems to affect tint less, and does some subtle beam improvement. It also looks cool and is tougher.

Good stuff. I’m using it in 4 different lights.

A 1mm thick option would be helpful though.

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They are not miracle workers, but they make a very good difference in a light. I slapped one in my Olight S10R Baton III, wish I had more that size!

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Convoy S2+, 6*7135, XM-L2 3D, 10 degree TIR, PilotDog lighted tailcap.
Convoy S2+, H17F, XM-L2 4C, lighted tailcap
Zebralight SC52w-L2
Olight S1A
Olight S1R

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Sorry if this is a question that has already been answered, but which side of the MT lens is the smudge-resistant side?

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Hold the lens at an angle, the side that us cloudy goes out.

EDC rotation:
Convoy S2+, 6*7135, XM-L2 3D, 10 degree TIR, PilotDog lighted tailcap.
Convoy S2+, H17F, XM-L2 4C, lighted tailcap
Zebralight SC52w-L2
Olight S1A
Olight S1R

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Cloudy goes out?!

You sure?

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Are you sure?

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Yeah that’s what I remember too. Maybe Randy can dip in and reassure us all, but that is my recollection.

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Gunga wrote:
Cloudy goes out?!

You sure?


Yep, textured side out. Beer

In case anyone missed my $.02 worth:
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/50150

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Installed a 17mm MT lens on a Skillhunt H03R…

Better beam and no tint shift, output remains the same as with the stock AR glass.

I’m using the textured side IN because I’m afraid it could be scratched more easily, not sure if that’s something to worry about.

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Hey will, can i ask why you didn’t go for the tir version instead?

To op, could this be used as somekind of difuser. I’m thinking of using high cri nichia for lightning in of-grid situation. But still looking for somekind of nice looking fifusion

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