Astrolux MF01-20K 20000 lumens mod

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Astrolux MF01-20K 20000 lumens mod

Hi!
I made an MF01 mod. Here are the basic info and see the video for more details.

Leds: 18x Samsung LH351D 5000K 90 CRI
Driver: Haikelite MT09R TA FET
MCPCB: Modded from 6S3P to 2S9P led wiring
Springs: Stock but 20 AWG wire bypasses in carrier and 18 AWG bypass on driver
Output: 20130 lumens
Intensity: 61200 cd

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Thank you ! Especially for hungarian answer Big Smile
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Whoa! I’ve got a Lexel driver coming, so that’s good as it is, and hope to do an LH351D swap at some stage. But damn that’s impressive!

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great mod!

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Great build and video. That is one very hot flashlight. CoolBeer

cool i'll see you when you get there

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Thank you ! Big Smile

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Very nice.  Congrats on a true beast.

How hard was your light to open?  I have a couple of the 2nd gen MF01's and I haven't been able to get the bezels to budge.  Thinking about making a wooden jig to hold the bottom of the head and than going to town on the bezel with a large pipe wrench.  Probably will scratch/gouge the bezel, but that can be fixed.  Any advice you may have would be appreciated.

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ImA4Wheelr wrote:

Very nice.  Congrats on a true beast.


How hard was your light to open?  I have a couple of the 2nd gen MF01’s and I haven’t been able to get the bezels to budge.  Thinking about making a wooden jig to hold the bottom of the head and than going to town on the bezel with a large pipe wrench.  Probably will scratch/gouge the bezel, but that can be fixed.  Any advice you may have would be appreciated.


I used two strap wrenches like this:

https://www.supercheapauto.com.au/p/toolpro-toolpro-oil-filter-wrench—...

Can’t remember if that’s the exact size – but used them to put force on opening. Eventually felt it slip and then away I went. Took some time afterwards to clean the threadlocker from the threads with isopropyl alcohol and some fine tweezers.

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Hmmm, sounds promising.  I tried several different strap wrenches, but not an oil filter wrench.  Thanks oweban Smile

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No worries! I still had to put a decent amount of force into it, but it worked well.

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I wrapped head in kapton tape. Putted in a vice between two wood blocks with the side flat surfaces. Used hot air gun to heat bezel and used some wood clamps to untwist it.

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 ^

Thank you.  Having trouble picturing the wood clamp.  Seems like it would just slip off the bezel.  Did you kapton tape the bezel too?

 

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ImA4Wheelr wrote:

 ^


Thank you.  Having trouble picturing the wood clamp.  Seems like it would just slip off the bezel.  Did you kapton tape the bezel too?


 


No the clamp has plastic grips.