FourSevens PK Paladin Triple XP-G2 3D - Tail Clicky Switch

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FourSevens PK Paladin Triple XP-G2 3D - Tail Clicky Switch

FourSevens PK Paladin Triple XP-G2 3D - FET 15+1 - 16340 - Rv Clicky Tail Sw - 1960lm.Triple Cree XP-G2 3D emitters on 18mm Noctigon MCPCB
Carclo 10507 optic
ARC glass
MTN 15+1 FET driver
Aluminium & brass heatsink
GITD inserts
Black & thermochromic aesthetics
Reverse clicky tail switch in copper housing
Tritium vial in switch
Lockout-able
Length – 64mm
Width – 24mm
Weight – 77g (With 16340 cell)
Max – 1700lm

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I rebuilt the pill with some copper tube & aluminium bar.

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The reverse clicky tail switch is housed in some copper tube & sheet covered with a silicone boot.
I installed a 4mm x 0.5mm green tritium vial in the titanium switch button backed with glow powder.
Green GITD powder mixed with UV setting glue applied to the front & back inserts and JB Weld in some other side recesses. Carbon fibre wrap in the battery tube to stop any rattle.

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CRX 47s PK Paladin runtime graph:

CRX 47s PK Paladin runtime graph:

FourSevens PK Paladin Triple XP-G2 3D - FET 15+1 - 16340 - Rv Clicky Tail Sw - 1900lm..

FourSevens PK Paladin Triple XP-G2 3D - FET 15+1 - 16340 - Rv Clicky Tail Sw - 1900lm.

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Thermochromic.

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PK Paladin Titanium.

 

Edited by: CRX on 05/24/2019 - 10:54
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Great mod! Looks so much better with the black accents and CF wrap.

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A man with taste, thanks mate Smile
It was the knurling on the bezel ring that got me started as i really didn’t like the way it was.

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Damn dude, outstanding!

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Thanks mate Thumbs Up

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A lovely little “Thumb light” Cool

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Holy wee nuggets on a bony pogo stick, now THAT is cool Shocked It looks straight out of a futuristic sci-fi setting!

If I ever made a video game with a handheld light (or vehicle-mounted plasma mortar Big Smile ), I’d include this mod as my 3D model in a heartbeat.

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Very tacticool. I can’t seem to bring myself to mod anything but inexpensive lights. ~$20-$30 my interest seems to wane but I’m glad there are some with a more generous budget.

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Yeah man, I do it so you guys don’t have to LOL

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In the end you get what you pay for(if you don’t wreck it along the way) so this will always be classier than my almost finished Sipik mod.

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That sipiks a classic, the only one in the world like it i bet, like some of mine. It’s the unique innovative hand built personalization i love.

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Did some polishing to it the other day along with troubleshooting the driver but still a ways to go. Don’t even know yet how well it focuses.

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

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Therein lies the fun/pain/joy/satisfaction Smile
Will be good to see it finished.
I attempted a 16340 version once but gave up on it.

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I could also do an 18650 version but would have to re tap the threads and make a tail cap for it. Maybe next time, maybe not. The shape is so iconic I don’t want to get too far away from it and 16650 already gets to 2500mAhr. The way I did this one 16340 would be a snap, wouldn’t even need the brass, just human lathe the back into the front a bit after reaming the inside. It certainly isn’t about minimizing the effort since the less the effort the less likely I’ll bother with it.

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CRX wrote:
That sipiks a classic, the only one in the world like it i bet, like some of mine.

+1 Thumbs Up

CRX wrote:
It’s the unique innovative hand built personalization i love.

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Don’t know what’s the number I should write (1-1000 is way too low), so I’ll just say that… you said it all! Star Crown

BTW, I don’t like this FourSevens flashlight (mainly because of it’s strike bezel), but I like the way you made it look. Well done mate! Beer

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Smile Thanks mate. I don’t like the light with the strike bezel attached to the front either but i do like it’s detail on the body, and that is where it will stay, unless of course i find myself being attacked, then hopefully i would have time to take it out, change it all around and set the light to strobe mode LOL Sad Facepalm – lol, i jest!
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That looks and likely performs awesome. Great taste. I need to send you mine for that electronic & led hook up! lol I bought a blue one when they first dropped. I got a few different bezels. Neat how they can move around and interchange. Fun light.

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Yeah they’re cool. I thought about getting the blue colour but wasn’t sure about finish durability, how’s it holding up so far?

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So far it is holding up well. I am pretty gentle with my gear. So I am not a good durability tester. It rides solo in my front jean pocket usually. I can tell you I dropped it on wooden floors. It bent the striker bezel pretty good. I just carefully bent it back by hand. No problems so far.

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Cool, thanks.

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Nice mod, the pic on the foursevens sticker looks familiar Silly

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 Hi CRX , always your skills and common sense make me stare at your pictures...

 By the way , how you are potting your drivers ? Do you have a " personal " method , or an arctic compound ? Share this with us , please...

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jax wrote:
Nice mod, the pic on the foursevens sticker looks familiar Silly

I stole that from the interweb Evil
cera@1967 wrote:

 Hi CRX , always your skills and common sense make me stare at your pictures…


 By the way , how you are potting your drivers ? Do you have a “ personal “ method , or an arctic compound ? Share this with us , please…

Common sense, only sometimes LOL

Potting drivers, I’m still learning about that.
I used to use Arctic Alumina thermal adhesive or JB weld if I was sure that I won’t be opening the light up again but I prefer to use silicone now as I like to change things when I get bored and this doesn’t wreck the drivers when removing.

Also sometimes silicone cubes or combinations.
I just feel that anything is better than fresh air in these places.

I am in the process of making this light a triple XP-G2 3D now but waiting on parts.

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 Thanks a lot , I'm glad that is not something too "fancy" , as I was worried...Sometimes I'm using a silicone adhesive also , a cheap one , and easy to remove with thinner ( submerging ).., and I have to say , for others that wants to try , that a potted driver is working better , you can feel the heat much faster on the body of the flashlight ! Obligado !

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