The 6th Annual BLF / Old Lumens Scratch Made Light Contest

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Y’all are killin me! LOL

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Y’all’s math is horrible though. Side by side 14500’s take up almost 30mm of space, these are only 29.8mm wide. 4× 14500 would need a much fatter piece. Nice try though. But of course the 40mm length also isn’t compatible with 50mm long cells. Oh well.

BUT, David is onto something, which I’ve already been laying out. A Quad with a copper engine, 16340 cell powering an LED4Power 4A driver in constant current, with the copper/brass as the body and caps of the Titanium damascus top and bottom. Wink I REALLY want it to be a side switch, that would solve some space problems, but don’t know if I can pull that off and sure don’t want to mess up this gorgeous piece of Mokume Gane trying… probably heat color the Titanium a rich blue to oppose the orange of the copper. Should be interesting…

Doesn’t have to be mega powerful, the 80 CRI Samsung LH351D’s at 5000K should suffice to make a nice beam profile and decent color, but I’ll look into that aspect more later as TK is telling me the Carclo optics don’t play all that nicely with her Samsungs.

Jewelry grade light, haven’t done that before! lol

(Hmmmm, 4×10440….. )

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Y’all’s math is horrible though. Side by side 14500’s take up almost 30mm of space, these are only 29.8mm wide. 4× 14500 would need a much fatter piece. Nice try though. But of course the 40mm length also isn’t compatible with 50mm long cells. Oh well.

BUT, David is onto something, which I’ve already been laying out. A Quad with a copper engine, 16340 cell powering an LED4Power 4A driver in constant current, with the copper/brass as the body and caps of the Titanium damascus top and bottom. Wink I REALLY want it to be a side switch, that would solve some space problems, but don’t know if I can pull that off and sure don’t want to mess up this gorgeous piece of Mokume Gane trying… probably heat color the Titanium a rich blue to oppose the orange of the copper. Should be interesting…

Doesn’t have to be mega powerful, the 80 CRI Samsung LH351D’s at 5000K should suffice to make a nice beam profile and decent color, but I’ll look into that aspect more later as TK is telling me the Carclo optics don’t play all that nicely with her Samsungs.

Jewelry grade light, haven’t done that before! lol

(Hmmmm, 4×10440….. )


Oh yeah! This is gonna be awesome to watch! Party

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That’s some gorgeous metal. I can’t wait to see what you come up with, Dale!

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