BLF style 18650 1s thrower( poor mans Olight M2X)

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Did anybody find a good centering gasket? The stock one is crap in my opinion. Or are there any trick center it succesfully? The Reflektor always off-centers on the last steps of tightening. Sad

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Did anybody find a good centering gasket? The stock one is crap in my opinion. Or are there any trick center it succesfully? The Reflektor always off-centers on the last steps of tightening. Sad

No answers? I am planning to build another one of these. Got the first one right, but after a lot of adjusting. A tighter centering ring would help a lot.

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$12.77 on eBay, at least for the next 27 minutes:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/8000LM-SupwildFire-XLamp-XM-L2-U3-LED-Flashlight...

(Back to $20 now…)


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keltex78 wrote:
$12.77 on eBay

Much appreciated. Got one to cut my teeth with modding.
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Centering gasket? Big Smile

Yes I really tried with it… Ordered from Simon to… But no matter what I tried it did not looked nice to my eyes.

The best you can do for yourself is that you don’t use it at all… This is product of eyeballing:

A bit uneven spill from side to side is product of drilling reflector base with accu drill but the most important thing is perfect hotspot with 300+ kcd

Looks kind a warm towards green? Yeah baby! Because it is good old XP-G2 S4 2B inside Thumbs Up

This is probably only reflector light beside Jacob A60 that I actually like.

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Is there a copper pill that fits into this light?

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polarweis wrote:
Is there a copper pill that fits into this light?

Not that I know of. I have one unmodded at home, I can have a look at it.

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djozz wrote:
polarweis wrote:
Is there a copper pill that fits into this light?
Not that I know of. I have one unmodded at home, I can have a look at it.

If took the top rim of mine and added a large mcpcb, but the wires shorted.
So i want a copper or aluminium pill and use a smaller mcpcb with the wires more pretected.

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Was measuring the throw on my D1s today (120kcd). I also tried my souponfire light (dedomed xml2-u4, Blf a6 driver, 24agw wires) and got 205kcd. Maybe could have got higher numbers with thicker wires, but I am still amazed by the potential of this budget light.

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Hello,
could you advice, is better to use Manker 28mm MCPCB for a tight fit instead of Maxtoch 26mm MCPCB?

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I’d go for the maxtoch.

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