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Oh oh, he has a keyboard! Shocked
Run for your lives Evil

(and take a flashlight with you Silly )

[REVIEWS] AMUTORCH: S3 / S3 vs 219c / AM30 / AX1 / VG10 /// SOFIRN: SF14 & SP10A / SP32A / SP10B /// NITEFOX: UT20 / ES10K / K3 /// ODEPRO: KL52 / B108 /// ACEBEAM: H20 /// BLITZWOLF: BW-ET1 /// DQG: AA Slim Ti /// HC-LIGHTS: SS AAA /// XTAR: PB2 Charger /// OLIGHT: M2R Warrior /// WUBEN: TO10R / E05 / T70 / E10 /// ON THE ROAD: M1 / i3 / M3 Pro /// ROVYVON: A2 & A5R / E300S / A8 /// KLARUS: XT1C /// LUMINTOP: Tool AA V2.0 & Tool 25

Tricks: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 /// TIR Lenses:1 / 2 /// Others: Biscotti 3 & 1*7135 / Triple TIR & XP-G2 ///// My Collection ///// My Review's Blog (PT)

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Bump.

 

djozz quotes, "it came with chinese lettering that is chinese to me".

                      "My man mousehole needs one too"

old4570 said "I'm not an expert , so don't suffer from any such technical restrictions".

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Bumpity-bump, MRsDNF. I’m mentally sorting through the 2 or 3 ideas I came up with. The one that seems most likely to come out on top seems to involve more assorted wood pieces than metal. LOL

I will open a build thread when I decide which way to go.

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Careful FMC. That guy’s trouble! Crazy

But then here comes Johann…

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Hmmm… hmm… Flat Stare
I entered once in 2014, 1x AAA angle light, and i hardly finished, that is, the light worked for about an hour, and then a short circuit developed, and the tiny TIR dedomed a 219B for the second time…
I still have the parts somewhere.. Facepalm
The build thread has no more pictures…

I was gonna join the scratch build contest again, but can’t think of anything special and / or doable..
So i might join, but only when i have a good idea.

2Q19

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I’ve had stuff rattling around my head since seeing this thread. I’m starting to hone down my idea. Won’t be anything ground breaking but once I collect enough parts to make a start I’ll open a thread Davie

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We have 1st build thread live! Go and check it out here! Good job gchart!

Ps. I noticed Jack has got a keyboard. Facepalm Bad things may happen. Hopefully Mr. Admin is awake and will ban him if/when needed.. Silly

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We have 1st build thread live! Go and check it out here! Good job gchart!

Ps. I noticed Jack has got a keyboard. Facepalm Bad things may happen. Hopefully Mr. Admin is awake and will ban him if/when needed.. Silly

FMC is a lightbuilder and an entertainer Big Smile

Let’s see what happens when he pushes the button Evil

[REVIEWS] AMUTORCH: S3 / S3 vs 219c / AM30 / AX1 / VG10 /// SOFIRN: SF14 & SP10A / SP32A / SP10B /// NITEFOX: UT20 / ES10K / K3 /// ODEPRO: KL52 / B108 /// ACEBEAM: H20 /// BLITZWOLF: BW-ET1 /// DQG: AA Slim Ti /// HC-LIGHTS: SS AAA /// XTAR: PB2 Charger /// OLIGHT: M2R Warrior /// WUBEN: TO10R / E05 / T70 / E10 /// ON THE ROAD: M1 / i3 / M3 Pro /// ROVYVON: A2 & A5R / E300S / A8 /// KLARUS: XT1C /// LUMINTOP: Tool AA V2.0 & Tool 25

Tricks: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 /// TIR Lenses:1 / 2 /// Others: Biscotti 3 & 1*7135 / Triple TIR & XP-G2 ///// My Collection ///// My Review's Blog (PT)

GIVEAWAY: 1

 

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I’m sure Jack will fill FMC’s head with ideas.

 

djozz quotes, "it came with chinese lettering that is chinese to me".

                      "My man mousehole needs one too"

old4570 said "I'm not an expert , so don't suffer from any such technical restrictions".

Old-Lumens. Highly admired and cherished member of Budget Light Forum. 11.5.2011 - 20.12.16. RIP.

 

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Going to have to miss this one again this year due to the financial mess left from my ex.. These build contests are a lot of fun!
I still use my to past contest entries while camping and traveling.

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1st Machine Made competitor joined! Please welcome Flashy Mike: http://budgetlightforum.com/node/62383

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At the very least I have to post in here, right? So, perhaps I will make an attempt to find my brain and see if there’s still something rattling around in there by way of ideas for an entry…

… I’ll be back.

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You have shown us all here that you have more than rattles in your brain Dale. Your one of the wiz’s with all things flashlights here? Thumbs Up Beer

 

djozz quotes, "it came with chinese lettering that is chinese to me".

                      "My man mousehole needs one too"

old4570 said "I'm not an expert , so don't suffer from any such technical restrictions".

Old-Lumens. Highly admired and cherished member of Budget Light Forum. 11.5.2011 - 20.12.16. RIP.

 

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Thank you Steve, but the past year has been difficult and the past month has been brutal. Rattles may soon well be all I have left…

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DB Custom wrote:
Thank you Steve, but the past year has been difficult and the past month has been brutal. Rattles may soon well be all I have left…

That sounds bad. I hope everything works out okay for you. Crying

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Lanterns are popular this year, first three entries….

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Well, if it makes you feel any better, I WON’T be building a lantern. Wink

I’m thinking of making a thrower, using the 200mm condenser lens from Edmund Optics, maybe with the focusing aspheric I removed from a Canon ultra wide angle lens. Just have to figure out if I can make the 4-jaw chuck work on the lathe and what materials I need to get as compared to what I have on hand. Haven’t decided on emitter, thinking about the SBT-70 for it’s round die. That would, of course, reduce throw considerably but would give a fantastic pattern and possibly 2000 lumens from a 3V emitter. I can’t see much over a mile anyway…

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Sounds amazing Dale. I hope I have internet access OS. Thumbs Up

 

djozz quotes, "it came with chinese lettering that is chinese to me".

                      "My man mousehole needs one too"

old4570 said "I'm not an expert , so don't suffer from any such technical restrictions".

Old-Lumens. Highly admired and cherished member of Budget Light Forum. 11.5.2011 - 20.12.16. RIP.

 

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hope we see some realy nice builds again this year.
unsure at this stage if I will enter anything.
all the best to all

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[REVIEWS] AMUTORCH: S3 / S3 vs 219c / AM30 / AX1 / VG10 /// SOFIRN: SF14 & SP10A / SP32A / SP10B /// NITEFOX: UT20 / ES10K / K3 /// ODEPRO: KL52 / B108 /// ACEBEAM: H20 /// BLITZWOLF: BW-ET1 /// DQG: AA Slim Ti /// HC-LIGHTS: SS AAA /// XTAR: PB2 Charger /// OLIGHT: M2R Warrior /// WUBEN: TO10R / E05 / T70 / E10 /// ON THE ROAD: M1 / i3 / M3 Pro /// ROVYVON: A2 & A5R / E300S / A8 /// KLARUS: XT1C /// LUMINTOP: Tool AA V2.0 & Tool 25

Tricks: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 /// TIR Lenses:1 / 2 /// Others: Biscotti 3 & 1*7135 / Triple TIR & XP-G2 ///// My Collection ///// My Review's Blog (PT)

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And another BUMP. Smile

2Q19

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Too many things going bump in the night around here! Dang near shot my monitor! Silly

Oh, and uh, a friend gave me some bits and pieces, absolutely gorgeous bits and pieces, that may have me going a different direction in this build. Wink

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See what my friend gave me….

Mokume Gane and Titanium Damascus, both about 30mm x 40 mm. So, a new challenge is born… what to make with these 2 gorgeous pieces of exotic bar stock?

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Oh wow! Love

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Well, those are pretty… What can you make out of two 30mm x 40mm pieces? They’re a bit short and wide for most flashlight shapes.

Could be a set of ten keychain-sized 10180 lights, or maybe combined for a 26350 thrower, or maybe split up for three 14500 lights.

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Could make the Timascus into a head and tail, and the Mokume-gane the mid-section, adding a portion of pure copper for the pill. Quad-bore the Mokume-gane for 4×14500 in series and make the light a triple or quad XHP-35 mini-powerhouse!

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Or just a 30000 lumens camping lantern …

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Or just a 30000 lumens camping lantern …

Big Smile That would be something Dale’s style Cool
Those are some pretty nice pieces! I don’t know what you’ll do, but I’m sure it will be classy!

Good luck! Looking forward to see your thread as well Thumbs Up

[REVIEWS] AMUTORCH: S3 / S3 vs 219c / AM30 / AX1 / VG10 /// SOFIRN: SF14 & SP10A / SP32A / SP10B /// NITEFOX: UT20 / ES10K / K3 /// ODEPRO: KL52 / B108 /// ACEBEAM: H20 /// BLITZWOLF: BW-ET1 /// DQG: AA Slim Ti /// HC-LIGHTS: SS AAA /// XTAR: PB2 Charger /// OLIGHT: M2R Warrior /// WUBEN: TO10R / E05 / T70 / E10 /// ON THE ROAD: M1 / i3 / M3 Pro /// ROVYVON: A2 & A5R / E300S / A8 /// KLARUS: XT1C /// LUMINTOP: Tool AA V2.0 & Tool 25

Tricks: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 /// TIR Lenses:1 / 2 /// Others: Biscotti 3 & 1*7135 / Triple TIR & XP-G2 ///// My Collection ///// My Review's Blog (PT)

GIVEAWAY: 1

 

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