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Tritium Question

Hi All,
Is there a master list someplace with all flashlights milled for adding tritium tubes? Thanks!

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I personally don’t know of one and don’t know of one I have ever seen.
The way I search for trit slot lights is just google image.
https://www.google.com/search?q=flashlight+trit+slot&source=lnms&tbm=isc...

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I haven’t seen any such list either. Google is ‘okay’ but it doesn’t always indicate which lights are stock and which are modified. A dual list would be the best 1. stock lights 2. modified / aftermarket parts

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How do you get a tiritium tube to stay in the flashlight?

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Special UV cured optical glue.

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passive101 wrote:
How do you get a tiritium tube to stay in the flashlight?

Adhesive. Norland 61 is the popular (and best) choice. Its an optical adhesive developed for adhering optics into binoculars and scopes and camera lenses and the like. Its crystal clear, slightly flexible and absolutely will not yellow over time.

As for the list of milled lights, I can’t imagine that would be something anyone would want to undertake. There’s a lot of those types of lights out there, and folks who have custom-milled their own. If there’s something specific with tritium you’re hunting let us know and maybe we can help you find something that fits your ask.

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emarkd wrote:
There’s a lot of those types of lights out there, and folks who have custom-milled their own. If there’s something specific with tritium you’re hunting let us know and maybe we can help you find something that fits your ask.

Good question. I could probably live with a Reylight LAN, but would prefer something with an 18650 battery. I also really liked the Haikelite SC26, that would have been perfect if the groves had been deeper so the tubes were flush. Not looking for a crazy amount of tubes, just enough to find it at night and looking to spend under a 100. Thanks for any help!