BLF A6 lost parts. is this important?

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BLF A6 lost parts. is this important?

Hi, every flashlight lovers.
I'm flashlight lover too, and newbie. I got BLF A6 a few weeks ago.
When I was cleaning for maintenance,
I lost "white ring" which is between reflector and led (maybe it's a kind of spacer).
!http://imgur.com/a/KYFUl!

Someone knows this part is important or not? Can I use light continuing?
Thank you.

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yeah you need the spacer or the reflector may short the LED terminals

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oh…. Facepalm
I’ll search or order it. But, I have no idea whether it can order or not…

Thank you, mattjk!

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Can you measure the diameter of reflector hole?

Sorry for my bad English

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Search “centering rings”
I’m not sure which size you need.

Parts and rings

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Well, you can use another way, like a thick paper, or kapton tape

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These may fit as the BLF A6 uses pretty much the same size reflector as a Convoy S2+. I’ll measure mine for you when I get home.

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g_sintornillos wrote:
Can you measure the diameter of reflector hole?

Yes, I measured hole sizes, they are below.
inside : 7mm
outside : 10.5mm

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doggymoon wrote:
g_sintornillos wrote:
Can you measure the diameter of reflector hole?

Yes, I measured hole sizes, they are below.
inside : 7mm
outside : 10.5mm

djburkes wrote:
These may fit as the BLF A6 uses pretty much the same size reflector as a Convoy S2+. I’ll measure mine for you when I get home.

Yes, but “Sorry, this item is no longer available!”

These: http://www.kaidomain.com/p/S024677.8_4mm-D-x-0_9mm-T-White-Plastic-Insul...

Sorry for my bad English

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Uhmm.. Welcome to BLF!

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You can use electrical tape at least until you get a replacement Wink

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2 DOGS wrote:
Search “centering rings”
I’m not sure which size you need.

“Parts and rings”:http://www.kaidomain.com/c/363.DIY-Flashlight-Misc-Parts

2 DOGS, thank you for your info.
After your advise I found them out “centering rings” , “gasket” , “insulation” and so on.
…Yes, I didn’t know how to say it. Finally, adding wings to doggymoon.

mrheosuper wrote:
Well, you can use another way, like a thick paper, or kapton tape

You made me remember one item.
I have some silicone rings for cherry keyboard to reduce typing sound.
It’s like an kind of insulation gasket.
And then, I tried it on. It looks like a good, for a moment until getting new parts.
Thank you mrheosuper, caramba!

g_sintornillos wrote:

Yes, but “Sorry, this item is no longer available!”

These: http://www.kaidomain.com/p/S024677.8_4mm-D-x-0_9mm-T-White-Plastic-Insul...

Thank you guys djburkes, g_sintornillos.
I’ll order gaskets.
I need them for my “light” future and I’ll be careful not to be lost parts anymore.

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Uhmm.. Welcome to BLF!

Thank you ChibiM. Smile

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If you plan on modding order a few different types. Xml’s work with xhp50’s and xpg’s work with XPL and Nichia 219. Also might want xpg to XML for using xp’s in larger hole reflectors.

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Hi Rufusbduck. It’s sounds like fun.
In the future, I’d like to custom, mod, or something tweak my lights. LOL

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Careful with the heat, that’s why i recommend kaptop tape

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