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L T P;s new builds 3 x3 and others
Hi all ,it was suggested I build a triple. ( scroll through for other builds)

so here we go ,inspired by the blf 26650 pocket light thread.
so I have on order 3× 36.5mm triple reflectors,3 × 37mm lenses
9 × 16mm stars with xpg3 chips.
2 × 105e 16 extra chips 1 blf x6 driver.
various orings

A start to 3 x different tail caps

stay tuned it could take a while

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I have no idea what your building. Is it three triples? Looking forward to the continuation of your build ltp. As usual I have no doubt this will be different. Thumbs Up

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Yes three triples, all. slightly different but the same. and on a small budget, hence xpg / single cell format.

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Bit more progress 1/2 finished one of the heads

looking like they will be a bit shorter than a C8

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Is there something missing? Facepalm

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That ones for the emperor.

Three Tanna leaves to give him life, nine to give him movement. But what if he eats the whole bag?

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Smile I actually understood something for once.

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So I progressed a little today

head and bezel

now to finish the tailcap then assemble
and spin up the other 2

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You put the mill to use again?

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MRsDNF wrote:
You put the mill to use again?

no just turned the tool sideways and wound it up and down.took stuff all time

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got the first tailcap done

size compare c8 and x6

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Very cool design and machine work, enjoying the build! Thumbs Up Triple and Quads with the optics are O.K. but I’d rather have triple reflectors in a small package like these! Where did you find these small triple reflectors?

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quite happily ..although i’m thinking of going to mtn drivers. And a 32mm mcpb (anyone no the p.c.d. of these) so I would guess around $160 aud
and around 8 weeks..let me build these 3 first…

the reflectors are from fastech.
https://www.fasttech.com/products/5422602

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chips stacked on driver gave 6.6 a with my clamp meter.

assembled head

beam shot later.

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that’s them Missed..
beamshot not quite dark

around 65m to shed. Looks like some debris on the phone lens.
I guess around 2k lumens for 3 xpg3 at 6a ,, doesn’t take long to warm up.
happy with the beam pattern..

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Nice finish on this one ltp. You have stacking them chips down to a fine art. I’ll have to drop in and have a lesson.

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Little bit of polish much more attractive to magpies

that’s it for a bit..

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Just a short word on the driver

http://kaidomain.com/p/S023811.Nanjg-105E-AMC7135-x-8-MCU-3040mAh-4-Grou...

don’t no if its the 8 extra chips but on medium mode its a full on mosquito (set on 3mode with memory)

is it firmware hardware or extra chips ?

so this Is my first light with audible pwm

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It happens. I’m no expert but some do and some dont. A crook earth also wont help. If I get a chance I’ll drop in and you can give me a lesson on soldering chips.

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Just a little update
2 more heads built slightly heavier diameter up to 41.5mm from 40mm
head is now 8mm longer shelf now 10mm thick and another 3mm of thread
in the driver battery tube area

one is for a 17mm driver the other for a 20mm.

until next time.

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got a little more done today.

made another bezel and some switch retaining nuts..

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Nearly finished? The wall thickness looks pretty thin in places. Must have had the sweat glands working overtime.

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MRsDNF wrote:
Nearly finished? The wall thickness looks pretty thin in places. Must have had the sweat glands working overtime.

bit to do yet and i’m adding a quad to the mix/
series.so it will be 3×3+ a 4 all jammed into a 42mm dia head.
will have to trim the reflector a tad and perhaps tighten the thread pitch
and then we may see how good the blf drivers from bangood are..

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a few hiccups and here we go.

had to trim the 16mm stars

solders a little ratty

slightly bigger than the first one
the blf driver is doing some strange things when trying to take a tailcap reading it flickers and goes back to low instead of the 4th mode
but works fine with the cap fitted,,

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Sweet builds ltp. Whats the leds? Have you got an anodising setup going?

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xpg3 1a,from kd. cheap as chips. about 2 $ each

no the anodized one in the middle is a convoy c8. we did anodizing at school cant remember how it was done though

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I dont remember the anodising but do remember quenching hot steel in oil to blacken it. So why are the two new lights blue?

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I polished it and bounced it on the lathe bed Sick , could be a reflection as in earlier posts the first one looks silver to me

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Nice work Ben Thumbs Up I might get inspired to machine a host from scratch one day LOL

MRsDNF wrote:
I dont remember the anodising but do remember quenching hot steel in oil to blacken it. So why are the two new lights blue?

Might be the contrast against the orange towel…??

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