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Tiny Brass Copy

Here is a copy (sort of) of CRX’s tiny brass flashlight. Mine is 8.8 mm diameter by 16.5 mm long. I used CRX help when it came to ‘how the heck do you wire this up’. And I included a sketch of how I wired up this one. I also used help from Here . Again for help in wiring it up. I saw CRX’s little light from 2017 and just had to try to make one of my own. It is really only a conversation starter. It is powered by three button batteries (#377). Friction between the inner and outer tube keeps the light on when you push it together. You simply pull it ‘apart’ to turn in off.

Here are the pictures.

Best Regards,
Mike

Edited by: mpaar on 05/15/2019 - 13:19
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I want to see it! Big Smile
Have you uploaded the images to a hosting site like imgur or equivalent?
Here’s a tutorial thread on posting pictures.
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/56178

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It’s cute! I like it. Are you going to polish the outside tube to a shine?

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I am trying to get the photos to show up. And yes, I will polish it to a nicer shine.

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Album:
https://imgur.com/a/AKDnu04

In order to make it show up:
For each image in the album:
1. Left click on the image to zoom in
2. Right click on the zoomed in image, “Copy Image Location”
3. You have image url in the clipboard, follow How to post images on BLF to add it to a post

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Add this code: {width:xx%} to the image URLs in your post, between the ! and the http, changing the xx% to some number up to 100%. The number you choose is relative to the size of the page here at BLF, not the size of the original picture.

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You're getting there Thumbs Up

 

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DavidEF,

A huge thank you for that sizing info!

mike

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Mine definitely needs a polish.

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So, I am off to the kitchen table to polish the little guy up. Thanks for the comments and have a great day.

mikeyp

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Very cool 

Nichia!

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Wow, awesome build.

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Will there be a blf edition?

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Awesome, I love this tiny light, in size of a bullet…
IMHO, a project worth launching BLF edition. Although simple, but soooo useful.

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very nice!

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1stein wrote:
Awesome, I love this tiny light, in size of a bullet…
IMHO, a project worth launching BLF edition. Although simple, but soooo useful.

10180 variant with keychain attachment? I’m in!
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Thank you folks for the comments! And I am still polishing. And I think CRX took a photo of his tiny light resting inside a 10180 light. CRX – What size are your images when you put them three across?

mike

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I make up composite images and resize them before uploading them to imgur using Photoscape.

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CRX,

Thank you Sir!

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Nice work mpaar. SmileBeer

 

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Here are a few pictures of the polished light.



Mike

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And thanks to everyone for their help in ‘wiring the thing’ and getting the pictures to show up.

Best Regards,
mike

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Pretty! Love

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