CRX Convoy Flashlight & Lantern

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CRX Convoy Flashlight & Lantern

Convoy S2+ Shorty Triple XP-L HI v2 1A - FET 17 - Cu Pill - 18350 - Fw Clicky Sw - 3000lm.Convoy S2+ shorty.

Triple Cree XP-L HI v2 1A on 20mm KD DTP MCPCB
Carclo 10507 optic
17mm MTN FET driver
Solid copper pill
Stripped ano, black aesthetics
Forward clicky tail switch
2 x 6mm x 1.5mm green tritium vials in tail
Max - 3000lm OTF
Length - 85mm
Width - 24mm
Weight - 115g with Aspire 18350 cellConvoy S2+ Shorty Triple XP-L HI v2 1A - FET 17 - Cu Pill - 18350 - Fw Clicky Sw - 3000lm..18650 version.

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This build got me thinking about all the spare convoy bits n' pieces I have in the spares box so I made this extendable COB lantern with four 3w warm white COB emitters wrapped around a brass core and an XP-E2 red light in the front.Convoy Extendable COB Lantern.
Quad 3w COB warm white emitters
Red XP-E2 front light
Polycarbonate tube
QTC controlled brightness
Stripped ano, black aesthetics
Variable twisty switch
Magnetic GITD tail
Length - 150mm
Width - 24mm
Weight - 146g with 18650 cellThe lantern part operates when the case is unscrewed & slid open, the two springs in each side of the perspex COB section make a circuit via an unanodised inside area of the outer tube in the fully open position.

The red head part is isolated when the case is open and can only be operated when closed.
Both parts are brightness controlled by twisting the centre section.

Operation.

The COB's come on automatically when the case is fully opened.
Brightness can be varied by twisting the centre section.

The front red light is operated by tightening the head when fully closed and can be varied via the QTC pill in the same way.

 Complete lockout can be achieved by loosening the tail cap.Parts can be swapped around.

Carbon fibre magnetic hanging clip.

Hand made molle carry sheath.

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Edited by: CRX on 08/29/2018 - 17:35
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Daym dude…you are truly talented. Killer work here.

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Cool!

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I knew it.

The man is deliberately trying to make the rest of us feel inadequate Smile

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WOW! You are so creative! I couldn’t imagine an S2+ host can transform into THAT!

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I just can’t get over what you build! Awesome work!!!

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Convoy S2+, H17F, XM-L2 4C, lighted tailcap
Zebralight SC52w-L2
Zebralight SC62w
Olight S1A
Olight S1R

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Amazing !
Sliding contacts with 3 springs is really ingenious, did you use a cut-down head to allow the 2 body tubes to screw together ?

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Fantastically awesome Cool

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Amazing! How many hours of work went into this mod @CRX?

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Simply outstanding! Would you mind sending it to me for a review, CRX?

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wow, you raise the bar with every single mod!

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Really creative and well executed .

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Phlogiston wrote:
I knew it.

The man is deliberately trying to make the rest of us feel inadequate Smile


The man has made me inadequate.
I dont know how you do it CRX but nice work again. Beer

 

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Thanks for the comments guys Beer

X3 wrote:
Amazing !
Sliding contacts with 3 springs is really ingenious, did you use a cut-down head to allow the 2 body tubes to screw together ?

Yeah the centre part is the cut down head of an S6, really struggled for thread length there, as are the two tubes with an S2 tail and head pieces I think so not much S2+ in there at all really when I think about it LOL
FlashTom wrote:
Amazing! How many hours of work went into this mod @CRX?

I’ve been working on it over the past week or so, maybe 15hrs altogether.
carmantl wrote:
Simply outstanding! Would you mind sending it to me for a review, CRX?

Thanks for the offer mate but that’s ok, this set is just going in the camping bag Thumbs Up
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Great mod CRX! Mind blowing as usual.

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This makes the nitecore LR12 look like a toy! Amazing craftsmanship and creativity.

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You continue to amaze me. Not only do you come up with these cool ideas, but you have the skills to bring them to life.

That QTC material is pretty cool stuff. This should be a perfect application for it because I believe its very efficient, perfect for when you want to be very conservative with your batteries out camping.

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the amazing crx Shocked Thumbs Up