SOLD - Old-Lumens Red 3AA Mini-Mag with XM-L T6 - SOLD

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SOLD - Old-Lumens Red 3AA Mini-Mag with XM-L T6 - SOLD

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Up for sale is a 3AA Mini-Maglite. Well, it's actually two of the 2AA modded to make a 3AA. I started out with two Red Minis and cut both barrels, so that I could get 3AA NiMHs in. I used the same method that I use on all of my cut downs, to put the barrels together. I added my copper heat sink and an XM-L T6. I am not sure of the flavor, it looks like about 600K-6500K, but I can't swear to it. I put in a 30 degree TIR optic and did a little polishing here and there.

3aaa

 

3aab

 

3aac

Body Seam

 

3aad

 

3aae

The lip on the bezel has been flattened, to hold the TIR better.

 

3aaf

The second head

 

3aag

The second head now becomes the holder for tail standing & Display.

 

 

Beam Shots - All shots are ISO 100, F:2.7 Daylight WB. The shutter speeds are noted beneath each photo.

 

b1

1/8 of a second

 

b2

1/4 of a second

 

b3

1/2 of a second

 

b4

1 second

 

b5

1 second - this is a total flooder, no visible hot spot, all flood.

 

b6

1 second

 

bc1

Control shot - 1 second

 

west

Same place - 1 second

 

 

bc2

Control shot - 1 second

 

east

Same place - 1 second

 

 

As you can see, this thing is very bright with 3 NiMHs. I am guesstimating a conservative 600 lumens+.

The light gets Hot - It gets Hot Fast. In 30 seconds, the head is warm. In a minute the head is hot and the body is warm. In under 5 minutes, (closer to 4), it's too hot to leave on. It scares me...Tongue Out

I measured the amp draw at the tail cap at 3.1 amps, with 3 eneloops. The warmer it gets, the brighter it gets.

 SOLD

Price is $45 USD CONUS, $50 USD International

Payment is PayPal NEW PAYPAL ADDRESS!!!  oldlumens (insert the @ sign here) gmail.com

 

First person posting "I'll take it", followed by a payment and a PM to me, with your name and addy, gets the light.

 

Good luck,

Justin

 

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Edited by: Old-Lumens on 12/16/2012 - 00:55
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This one looks awesome! 3xAA NiMH DD should kick ask. Nice use of the 2nd head too.

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Finally!!! Here in time! I’ll take it!

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FMcamaroZ28 wrote:
Finally!!! Here in time! I'll take it!
Well, you got it!

Thank You.

I will ship Monday.

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Sweet build as always!

Wish had a small portion of you skills available for rent and teachings
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Wouldn’t it be easier to build the same light from one of the older 3AA LED Mags rather than cutting down a 2AA?

Without lamps, there’d be no light.

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Another nice light. Very clean.

Three Tanna leaves to give him life, nine to give him movement. But what if he eats the whole bag?

Scott

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StorminMatt wrote:
Wouldn't it be easier to build the same light from one of the older 3AA LED Mags rather than cutting down a 2AA?
I would imagine it would, if you had one that was like new, or if you could find one that was like new, from ebay, that didn't cost more than two of the new AA incans.

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Got the light yesterday. This thing is awesome. Top quality work O-L!

Looking forward to owning more of your lights!

Thanks!

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If you're happy, I'm happy. Glad you like it.

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