L T P;s new builds light bar complete @141

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You have made three nice lights ltp. I’ll have to take them out for a test drive next time I’m up. Beer

Whats next on the agenda? I know Rob wants a bike light. Wink

 

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not a patch on your workmanship. you have set the bar way high mrsdnf.

I have a quad to build and that will be it for a while

but I need to plant some oats first.

I’ve got a c8 in the shed rob can have.

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You are far to modest ltp. Beer

 

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

                      "My man mousehole needs one too"

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Very nice indeed!!! Thumbs Up

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So the sickness continues Assembled a few parts from kd driver from lexel some ally I had and some kindly donated by Mrs Dnf.

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recess for driver and battery tube

tech specs. 3 xpl hi ta/lexel/ bistro driver single 26650 power..

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Very nice, I like these Thumbs Up

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Looking good and looking forward to Sunday morning. Is your mum going out Saturday night to someones 80th?

 

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

                      "My man mousehole needs one too"

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

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no idea.see you sunday,

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This is coming along nicely Ben.
I was good to catch up for brecky yesterday. Short and sweet.
Dad is still talking about his new custom built light you gifted him yesterday. Cheers.

 

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

                      "My man mousehole needs one too"

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

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With those fins you should be able to get rid of a lot of heat ok.

 

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

                      "My man mousehole needs one too"

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What size thread do you cut lostheplot? I find the bigger the thread the easier it is to cut neatly.

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I use 1.25 pitch
Have just bought some hss to grind my own tools as my external tool
(cheap ebay) doesnt have any rake.
I use a carbide tip job from banggood for internal

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ok so finally done as had to wait for some 3 mm taps from ebay

battery tube is 5mm thick and 10mm where it bolts to head clamping the driver in position

bezel is bolted with 3mm studs and acorn nuts

pictured with c8 and srk

the shed 60 metres

the quality control comitee at about 50 metres

thanks for looking..lastly the lexel ta driver runs just over 11amps into the 3 by xpl2 leds
so I guessthats around the 3000 lumen

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Maybe you can find the ic on electronic components distributor.

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makiyoung wrote:
Maybe you can find the ic on electronic components distributor.

thanks for the tip but it is not wanted

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Thats one fine looking light ltp. What reflector and led did you use and was the three mm tap any good you bought of Ebay?

 

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this is the reflector which I trimmed to 50mm dia

http://www.kaidomain.com/p/S021812.52mm-D-x-26mm-H-SMO-Aluminum-Reflector

slightly bigger than the srk one and a bit deeper

the leds 3 x xpl v2 hi 5000k

http://www.kaidomain.com/p/S026431.Cree-XP-L-HI-V2-3C-NW-5000K-LED-Emitter-with-KDLIGHT-3535-20-20mm-x-1_5mm-DTP-Copper-MCPCB

I am actually fairly happy with this light ran for 10 mins on high and still no ware near getting to hot I think the battery will go flat before heat becomes a problem
as it was down to 3.9v after 10 mins

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/M3-M4-M5-M6-M8-HSS-Screw-Thread-Metric-Spiral-Hand-Plug-Tap-Kit-New/381463171403?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&var=650605571619&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649

the taps I didn’t break them

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Thumbs Up Thanks.

 

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so this will be my first build with my own reflector.

picture with a c8 reflector I used for profile.

machined some chunky fins and thread and a bezel /pill.

my knurling skills suck today just couldn’t get it right
tail cap to go and then some assembly will be using xml2u4 1a..possibly a single mode driver or a biscotti

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Are you going to dedome the led?

 

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no I would not dedome it. as I will prob give this to my sister with a protected cell for her birthday.
not after any crazy outputs ,just a look what my brother gave me .
you get the idea..

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So its done

fairly floody beam runs at 2.1amp on protected panasonic 18650
modes just on..

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I was privileged enough to see this light first hand last Friday and ltp pictures just dont do it justice. Its an amazingly compact large, little triple. Nice work ltp and really nice work. Thumbs Up

 

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This is the tripple

http://tinypic.com/usermedia.php?uo=bpRy0IYlPgNVNMdYlWh%2B84h4l5k2TGxc

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a lot of your old pictures are unavailiable as photobucket does not support 3. party sharing anymore

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sorry this thread has become a bit hit and miss
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Well I have been assembleing a bit of stuff for another build

4 × 21700 cells
1 x xhp70.2 5000 tint
L6 smooth reflector
bistro driver from lexel
12’‘ of plastic rod
and some alloy

1st up battery holder

hogged it out a bit in the milldrill

All the slots done

Enough for today.

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Cool, looking forward to this Cool

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pinkpanda3310 wrote:
Cool, looking forward to this Cool

Me as well.

 

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

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A little more this arvo wired the magazine

hopefully nothing will explode

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