Little Nellie goes to the beauty shop (and meets a companion!)

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Little Nellie goes to the beauty shop (and meets a companion!)

Remember Little Nellie? With the Saik 305 host? She needed a makeover, so we went to the beauty parlor, and she met a companion: (LN on the left)

Had to redo the business end. The red ring is nothing more than a piece of red wire insulation. Added the right color "tint stripe." Silver for cool and gold for neutral/warm. Added nonskid tape to sides.

Got my Int'l. Outdoor order today. Those blue tailcap boots look great IMO:

Little Nellie's companion is a 5000K neutral done up in the same electrical configuration as all of my mods. (3X slaved 8X7135 boards, anywhere I can stuff 'em!) Reflectors are from DX.

Any polishing on both lights is done with graduating grades of sandpaper and steel wool finished up with Mother's Mag polish.

Look, Ma!! 32650!

Battery was stripped of outer coating, tube done the po' white trash way-by hand. Lathes are for the rich. Notice that a Solarforce switch with all parts will screw right in, had to add one loop of a P60 spring under the ring so it would tighten. Made a clear plastic insulating disk from a salad container. Shortened the spring, soldered a resistance braid, and added a copper anti-chew/contact washer.

Another mod I did coupla months ago. It's a lot of work to post pics... shoot, get them on to the computer, photoshop, upload to Photobucket and post here. That's why I don't do this often! But I had to show these two girls off! Kiss

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BTW, here's the real Little Nellie:

I had been watching Bond when I did the first light and somehow the name just fit, since both Bond's machine and LN have such an attitude!

Enjoy!

Rich

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Beautiful...

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Hot, hot, hot. 

I like the sisters a LOT !!!

Any peeks up her skirt?

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Now THAT'S how to turn a sow's ear into a silk purse!!  Very nice! 8)

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BTW, love those blue tail caps!  I actually placed an order for those this past Friday from Ric.  Happy so see they look as great as I hoped. Smile

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Chicago X wrote:

Hot, hot, hot. 

I like the sisters a LOT !!!

Any peeks up her skirt?

+1 for all the above!
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Chicago X wrote:

Hot, hot, hot. 

I like the sisters a LOT !!!

Any peeks up her skirt?

Now that's not nice! Embarassed <g> That'd be a major pain... I don't wanna take anything apart that's already together-got enough dirty-dust problems here. (Just went into hock for a new furnace and air.)

BTW, I had a local glass shop cut some lenses for these. Anyone that's had these knows the original guts are junk, especially the lens. Cost: $1.00.

Pimping lights out is what I love the most. Hate metalwork though.

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dorpmuller wrote:

Chicago X wrote:

Hot, hot, hot. 

I like the sisters a LOT !!!

Any peeks up her skirt?

Now that's not nice! Embarassed <g> That'd be a major pain... I don't wanna take anything apart that's already together-got enough dirty-dust problems here. (Just went into hock for a new furnace and air.)

BTW, I had a local glass shop cut some lenses for these. Anyone that's had these knows the original guts are junk, especially the lens. Cost: $1.00.

Pimping lights out is what I love the most. Hate metalwork though.

Rich

Rich

How about you leave her top on and just pull down her panties so we can see the driver at the end of the battery tube? You must have the driver contact flush with the sink in order to fit a 32650, no?
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Very nice work again.

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Really, really nice looking lights.

I agree with C X and JohnnyMac though, you need to 'dribble off them Bobby Brooks'. (apologies to JCM)

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Rich,

Got to learn to love photos, otherwise how do I learn?

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Beautiful twins you got there and they both fit in the back seat of a '57 chevy too!!

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Beautiful!! I like the blue switch and the polished alu!!

Now my Saik looks so ugly!!

Congratulations!!! Laughing

 

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For some reason I really like the 3xAA fatty lights, hence I've got 2 Saiks sitting here awaiting reworking.  Just need to find the inspiration.  Think I'll be sticking to the AAs though.  Maybe.

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dorpmuller, beautiful job!  Love everything you did.  The anti-slip grips look great too.  Looks like the same stuff I used on my DRY flashlight.

Richie