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Amen!! Thumbs Up .. Beer

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! IMG-0775-1!

glowy!
ring of glow tape inside the head
very easy

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wle wrote:
https://flic.kr/p/2eJWzM5

can;t seem to post it for some reason

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@ wle

Is that a Glow Gasket thing from Neal??

What color?

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what are u using to make it glow?

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I am using a piece of gitd tape. All around the inner wall of the head.

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that was what i did, just cut a ribbon from glow in the dark tape, about 3-4mm wide, kind of hard to get it straight inside the head, but you can do it with tweezers

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it’s SUPER bright, right next to the leds, it is probably making 2-5 lumens for a few sec after the light goes out

this is that same GITD tape from aliexpress i got about 5 months ago

still looking for things to do with it, it is still impressive

and i have a ring around the body of it too, but that doesn;t get charged by the LEDs so it is not as impressive or bright

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@ wle

Is that a Glow Gasket thing from Neal??

What color?

it is just basic green glow in the dark tape from aliexpress
you can get 1/2 x about 20 feet for about $3

i cut the ribbon and stuck it inside the head
green is the brightest GITD color
it isn;t as blue as my pic shows, that is white balance from the camera being fooled i assume

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Thanks wle… it looks good! Beer

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Control, lowest mode, charged glow disc.

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CRX wrote:

Control, lowest mode, charged glow disc.


yup
prob 5 lumens
what is a glow disc though?

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teacher wrote:
Thanks wle… it looks good! Beer

SO easy too

5 min

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wle wrote:
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Control, lowest mode, charged glow disc.


yup
prob 5 lumens
what is a glow disc though?

wle


You can buy them from Neals shop but I’ve been making some of my own.

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Ok, another revision…  Wink

Sorry about being overly critical. I’m picky about more things than I should be.

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those are fun, glow tape is CHEAP and fast. Smile

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Ok, another revision…  Wink

Sorry about being overly critical. I’m picky about more things than I should be.


No that was great, always good to have someone else’s input, especially the creator of the thing.
I do these for myself and maybe help everybody who’s interested in some way too Thumbs Up

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those are fun, glow tape is CHEAP and fast. Smile

wle


True.

I added a strip of the glow tape to the clip groove too.

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Ok, another revision…  Wink


Sorry about being overly critical. I’m picky about more things than I should be.
Maybe… you just can’t help it. . Innocent

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wle wrote:
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@ wle

Is that a Glow Gasket thing from Neal??

What color?

it is just basic green glow in the dark tape from aliexpress
you can get 1/2 x about 20 feet for about $3

i cut the ribbon and stuck it inside the head
green is the brightest GITD color
it isn;t as blue as my pic shows, that is white balance from the camera being fooled i assume

wle


Cool! Thanks for the tip. Going to try that too.

@CRX — nice move on the thin GITD for the clip groove. I’m pretty happy with the top one. Also have a thin one on the body, but might take it off (looks a little busy).

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I thought there would be enough space for the tape to go under the tailcap by about 3mm or so but the tape I have is just a little too thick, thinner tapes might do this.

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Maybe… you just can’t help it. . Innocent

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Big Smile … Hey, it is what it is… many women are much more detailed than many men. No need to be sorry for that. Smile

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I also found very poor thermal compound application on mine so I lightly sanded the bottom of the mcpcb and replaced the white crap with AS5.

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Luxeon V2’s in 5000k, my favorite emitter behind TIR optics.

I also found very poor thermal compound application on mine so I lightly sanded the bottom of the mcpcb and replaced the white crap with AS5.

How’s the beam compared to XP-L HI?

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I just ordered a stick of Titanium off Flea-Bay to do the same thing… Thumbs Up

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TK wrote:
I haven’t tried a SST-20 FA3 yet though. I might like that one.
I think that you do not like it because it is still a very clean white with nothing rosy in it. It is not green by itself but looks “green” next to the high CRI 4000K 219B, and even next to a (70CRI) 4000K Luxeon V.

Did you measure the tint on the Luxeon V. Sounds like this will look similar to 5A or 5D tint. How does output compare to xpl?

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