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grins O.L. 2019 contest entry machine made

I have been wanting to have a go at something like Old Lumens build but smaller i dont have all the reflectors yet.but I do have
MT09 driver
21700 batteries for 2s3p
xhp70.2 6500k with 32mm MCPCB
1 reflector D=65mm x 63mm
BLF GT lens

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Wow, MT09R on steroids? Way cool. Thumbs Up

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Now THAT is a heatsink lol! Can’t wait to see how it all comes along! Thumbs Up

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Wow! This looks promising. Crazy

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Nice, I love seeing the raw materials laid out. Thumbs Up

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This looks like one to watch!
What’s the reflector from?

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Nice, I love seeing the raw materials laid out. Thumbs Up

+1 . Nice start

 

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You chose wisely. Thumbs Up This is a Home Run. You have our ears up ! Smile

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Cheers will be interesting to see how it turns out. When i say plan it really means I buy the parts and materials then work out how they go together. Kaidomain reflectors I chose these because they will be a close fit for the GT lens but I will have to take the thread off the top to get them to fit properly.

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This will be a true Monster light. Whats the reflectors your using?

 

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Cool another Aussie, What part of the Hunter are you from? My girlfriends parents live around Morriset on lake mac.

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Could not make up my mind with reflectors so i ended up buying a few different ones. At first i was thinking xhp35 with a smaller reflector, then thought osram and a little bigger, then i thought about bigger ones with sbt-90 but they were expensive and didnt want to screw up. In the end i took the middle ground and went with 64.5mm kaidomain reflectors for a test run. I will probably build the smaller reflector before i cut the ones i want to use although i have 5 on order. These are the one i have

But i will use these they are nice size for the BLF GT lens

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Im in Cessnock wine country

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Today was a work picnic day. I am waiting for more reflectors so I started the battery tube. First thing was to extend a drill bit.

Seems to work ok 1 down 2 to go. Hopefully the other end looks ok.

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Nice start. What lathe do you have?

 

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Hafco AL320 haha i had no idea what i was doing when I got it and i have done a bit of damage to it. Should have got one with an enclosed gearbox it is a pain changing gears. In the new year I will get a new one this one i will keep for roughing out, cleaning up welds as i do a fair bit of work with stainless.
I got the battery tube drilled will need a bit of file work and sanding and i only had one f#%/$up. Not as clean as some i have seen Wink but not bad for first go with a 4 jaw chuck.

I have samsung 40ts but there is no nipple for series so i made the tube long enough for Acebeam 21700. should i buy another 3 acebeam or use magnets on the 40Ts? 40Ts will give me 105amp the Acebeams 60amp.

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Add a blob of solder to the positive terminal of each 40T. Cheap, safe, low-resistance solution. If you fancy you may solder some better buttons but this is good enough.

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Battery contact




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Wow. Super cool. Looks like it’s coming right along.

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Thanks, its a bit rough but the battery tube internals are done.

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Woohoo battery tube is done except for something that I have problems with, square threads made some convoy tubes once havent been able to get it right since.
Cutting thread on the toob




Turning battery cap


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Now its beerOclock thanks to everyone involved, cheers

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lathes are fun. Looks like a good time Smile

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Looking good grin. Nice work on the threads. What pitch are you using?

 

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Im watching this one closely. Thanks for sharing and I hope all goes well!

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1.25mm pitch probably should have used 1mm, that is what most commercial lights use on battery tubes.

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Coming along nicely! Beer

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Nice project, grin! Looks good sofar!

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