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Anyone have links for pre-bent deep pocket clips that could be modded to work?

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I don’t understand why any flashlight or knife brands design pocket clips that aren’t deep-carry. Facepalm

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You don’t understand, these lights have multifeature support. Second bend is usable as a money clip as well as a beer bottle opener, because every cool gadget has to double as a bottle opener because reasons.

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BurningPlayd0h wrote:
I don’t understand why any flashlight or knife brands design pocket clips that aren’t deep-carry. Facepalm
+1 to that. Thumbs Up

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Something like this….

Thanks for use of pic TK

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I’m interested in one

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As a scientist, guys are killing me with the bastardisation of the periodic table Crying Glasses LOL
Put you mind at rest gravelmonkey, THE LIST has about as much to do with the Peridoc Table as it does with reality…. which is very, very little. Big Smile . Big Smile . Big Smile

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If something’s an element, I propose it’s given its elemental symbol, if it’s anything else, then capital abbreviations:
Hmmm… not a bad idea. This will be taken into consideration & possibly implemented. Wink

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I propose FW3DI = Diamond (okok, yes I know I’m breaking my own rule about elements…)
Or, for the budget version,
FW3MO = moissanite Cool Beer
Your suggestions were added gravelmonkey, along with Nev’s & Henk4U2’s. Thumbs Up

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Hoping I’m not too late to the party. Please put me down for one!

Fantastic looking light you’ve all made here.

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Hoping I’m not too late to the party.
Big Smile That’s a good one, LOL

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How about a light made from a meteorite. Cabot Guns made a few pistols with it.

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toddcshoe wrote:
How about a light made from a meteorite. Cabot Guns made a few pistols with it.


Wow…. a matched set. Those are amazing!!

And a list price of only $4,500,000.oo .. Shocked

I think a FW3Met is definitely in order. Thumbs Up

Interesting reading about the matched set of fully functional Cabot 1911 Meteorite pistols.

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Edit: Done, FW3Met = Meteorite added. Thumbs Up

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 Only advice I'd give is .... make extra clips available  because they will sell.

Why wouldn't you make extra if people are asking for them ? easy sale .

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Henk4U2 wrote:
Given the volume of posts I’ve read where you dropped your lights I would like to add a shockproof variant. So I present you the Vibram version: FW3VB

It’s a flashlight, not a hiking boot! Wink

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Henk4U2 wrote:
Given the volume of posts I’ve read where you dropped your lights I would like to add a shockproof variant.
So I present you the Vibram version: FW3VB
It’s a flashlight, not a hiking boot! Wink
Yeah but that Vibram sole covering should make it easy to maintain grip…. as well as protect it when dropped. Big Smile . Big Smile

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toddcshoe wrote:
How about a light made from a meteorite. Cabot Guns made a few pistols with it.

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My local range has a Cabot Circular pattern Damascus 1911 that has an $8,000 price tag on it.

EDIT: http://cabotgun.com/better-than-custom-1911-pistols/the-damascus-ladder-...

Apparently its “on sale”, MSRP is listed at $10,000

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Doesn’t meteorite tend to be brittle? I’d hate to be the first guy to shoot one of those guns to find out if it holds together. Shocked

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DavidEF wrote:
Doesn’t meteorite tend to be brittle? I’d hate to be the first guy to shoot one of those guns to find out if it holds together. Shocked

Looks like most of the ware and pressure holding parts arnt from space metal…

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The only parts of the Big Bang pistol set that aren’t made of meteorite are the springs, sears, barrels, hammer strut, pins, screws, and slide rails. Everything else—slides, frames, triggers, magazine release, and grips—is pure Gibeon. Speaking of frightening, the guns’ first test firing was a bit daunting. “I shot one freehand,” says Cabot’s head engineer Mike Hebor, who is right-handed. “I held the gun with my left hand, with my right hand behind my back—you know, just in case.”

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toddcshoe wrote:
How about a light made from a meteorite. Cabot Guns made a few pistols with it.

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I won’t buy a flashlight thrown from the 50th floor with tons of nicks and cracks. Evil
I would much prefer an FW3A machined out of ice, to not be burn if it accidentally turn on in the pocket + active cooling for max lumens Thumbs Up
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The excerpt below, taken from THIS ARTICLE ; tells what they did.

“The pistols are fully-functional – and resultant of their National Match barrels, accurate; verified both on the rest and in off-hand shooting. Leaving nothing to chance in terms of functionality, our engineers used electron beam technology to meticulously add bimetal support only to the frame/slide rails, hammer, guide rod and extractor of the Big Bang set. – and the pistol’s components, down to the barrel bushing and trigger – are 100% Gibeon meteorite.”
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Coscar wrote:
Something like this….

<_<

>_>

Not sure if serious or humor.

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Personally, I hope humor…. Wink

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G0OSE wrote:
Well after popping in and out it’s just occurring to me – you actually cannot remove that clip , am I right? If that is the case please remove me from the list, I hate clips and don’t have any on my lights.
GOOSE, IF they do not glue the tailcap it can be easily removed. If they do use glue on the tailcap it might be a bit more tricky.

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Snip the metal and file it down in worst case scenario.

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Ah I see, thanks Teacher for clearing that up.

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If the tail is glued and you cant get the clip off I’ll be very irritated. Can’t stand pocket clips on my lights

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Interested dependant on cost of shipping to Australia!

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Interested dependant on cost of shipping to Australia!

I would bet that worldwide shipping is included in the price.  ;)

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