FS: -----Solid COPPER MT-G2 Heat Sinks----!! Direct solder bond capable!

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FS: -----Solid COPPER MT-G2 Heat Sinks----!! Direct solder bond capable!

Hi all,


I am having a batch of solid copper heat sinks made for use with Cree MT-G2 in a Maglite. These sinks will be machined/milled from solid 1-1/2" Tellurium copper rod.

Here is an aluminum copper hybrid one I had made before. This picture is just for reference, so you can see what it looks like, the batch for sale will be solid copper NO aluminum.



As you can see there is a milled pocket to assist with centering the LED.


The pedistal is .500 tall for a variety of reasons.

1. Most important is that the emitter can be reflow SOLDERED DIRECTLY TO THE SINK and you can still then get you soldering iron under it to solder on the wires.

2. The added height makes it possible to use this with large deep reflectors that have been bored to 16mm like the Fivemega throwmaster and the 3" heads. This will reach the emitter high enough to get full focus.



Here is what it looks like in a thowmaster head.





The only other variance in the sinks from the one in the picture besides being of solid copper and not a hybrid is there will NOT be a set screw in the sink, they be a snug but not tight fit in a mag neck and a dab of epoxy will be needed to secure them.


Using this direct bond system you can easily push the MT-G2 emitter to a full 6000ma with a 6V led. That is DOUBLE what they are rated for. That is the equivalent of FOUR XM-L2 emitters worth of current in ONE SINGLE DIE!!!!!
Literally THOUSANDS of lumens from a single emitter. With this we are nearly creeping up on incan bulb capability.



Prices are as follows.

1pc........$74.50
2pc........$68.40 each
3pc........$64.90 each
5+pc......$52.25 each

NEW PRICE BRACKET ADJUSTMENTS

1pc........$68.50
2pc........$63.32 each
3pc........$55.90 each
5+pc......$49.25 each


If you would like to have a drilled tapped hole and a set screw added (same hex as maglite) the cost is $15. World wide shipping is FREE!


Please post your order here followed by immediate payment. If you have not paid when the order is placed you will NOT be getting any heat sinks. I will be holding the thread open for ONE WEEK before ordering the batch!

Please also MAKE A NOTE IN PAYPAL. Please leave your BLF handle and how many sinks you want. <----- This is important so please don't forget.



PP address is vesture_of_blood(@)hotmail.com



Thanks everyone, and happy modding.

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Edited by: vestureofblood on 10/24/2014 - 17:11
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1. Bigchelis x 2

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Can someone verify if my pictures in the OP are visible?

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pics look great

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Thanks dthrckt,  sometimes when I just cut/paste them and dont use the icon in the comment box they show up for me, but no one else can see them...LOL

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I’m tempted but currently have to many projects going and to little $$$

Good luck!

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> possible to use this with large deep reflectors that have been bored

Is the boring required to use this? Or will stock M@g heads work?

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Nice work. I wish you all the best on your venture. You may want to change this piece.

Please leave your CPF handle.

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hank wrote:
> possible to use this with large deep reflectors that have been bored Is the boring required to use this? Or will stock M@g heads work?



Yes, these will work with the stock maglite reflector.   The larger FM heads just have a small opening.

 

 

MRsDNF wrote:

Nice work. I wish you all the best on your venture. You may want to change this piece.

Please leave your CPF handle.

Wink




LOL!   Nice snag.    Thats nuts how 2 little letters can get you in so much trouble Innocent

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To the uninitiated could you clarify which maglight these are suitable for, is this a drop-in + driver sort of thing, do you retain focusing, how does the heat pass outward onto the shell? I have a few other questions but well I don’t know what they are yet!

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Sure aoeu, I'd be glad to.

These are a DIY part meaning you will have to put the emitter and driver in yourself.    

They fit any of the newer D cell maglite tubes.  

The heat is transferred to the body from the sink to the neck of the light.  

Yes the light will still be focusable.    The sink can slide up and down inside the neck for use with various size heads, and focus is changed by threading the head up and down.   For a standard mag reflector focus will be near the base of the reflector and for the big heads made for incan use its been my experience that they typically focus up higher in the head ( hence the longer pedestal).

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Sweet product for an great emitter and great host.

Wish my dedomed MT-G2's looked like yours in that picture.  Mine always look fugly.

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Hi,

I just sent paypal for 2 of your Heatsinks for Maglite size D.

Thank you,
bigC

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Funny how a ridiculed idea becomes a must have product Wink

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Hi all,

 

I now have a total of 8 sinks sold which uses the whole first stick of copper.    This puts the sale in a new price bracket!      

New pricing is included in red in the OP.     Everyone who prepaid is being refunded accordingly.

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@ nightspy: What do you mean ridiculed? Several members had done it long time before that graphic was posted. Match, O-L, 18sixfifty, IaA4wheeler and yours truly comes to mind just off the top of my head. It is just that it is a helluva lot of trouble for... nothing really when we can now buy sinkpads and noctigons and whatnot. No offence meant. Just maybe I don't get what you are driving at here. Match has a build here that predates that post by some 2 years with that exact idea carried out. Just saying. 

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Nothing other than people saying it wasn’t worth it yet here it is. Certainly not claiming first art in any way.

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I'd say it just goes to show ya that if you talk about it long enough it will happen Smile    

On that note I think I will start talking about a 10K lumen emitter with 200+ Cri that draws 250ma at 1.2V <--------    Wooo hooooo

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NightSpy wrote:

Funny how a ridiculed idea becomes a must have product Wink

Since I'm the only person in this thread that posted here before the above quote and also posted in your linked thread, I guess you're referring to me. If I made you feel ridiculed, I truly apologize.  I felt you had a good concept and asked good questions that we do not yet know the answers to yet. If you look at my MT-G2 builds, you will see they are all direct mounts similar to your concept and VOB's product here.  So I'm walking the walk, not just talking the talk.
 
I mounted them direct mostly to get the emitters higher into the reflector for focus purposes.  I hoped that there would also be a thermal benefit.  As I said in your thread, I don't think enough testing has been done to determine if that is the case or not.
 
VOB's product here provides a pedestal which can be very handy in a Mag build.  The material he is using sure sounds like a good material for tall pedestal situation.
 
I don't see any conflict from what I said in your thread and what I have said here. If there is, I certainly didn't intend it and again apologize if I said anything to make you feel ridiculed.  You're clearly a bright guy and I have nothing but respect for you.
 
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I certainly didn’t single you out either, 4 wlr… the overall tone of the thread turned pretty much “why?”, and I just thought it interesting that someone went to the trouble to show why. Most prominent is the fact that the wires remain below the emitter which has been a significant discussion topic on a lot of Noctigon threads where reflectors were problematic with the wire pad location.

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Cool.  Was just worried something came across different than I intended.  Yeah, I agree. I wasn't too crazy about the tone and direction your thread was being taken either.

Well, speaking of respecting threads.  Let's let VOB sell some of his product here.  It's the kind of thing I would make for myself as I'm just too stubbornly DYI.   But I can say with certainty, it wouldn't look nearly as good.

Best wishes on your sales VOB.  Your creation looks real good.

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The copper to LED bonding is an amazing method to use when building high wattage builds.

Arguably one of the best flashlight builders Lamdalights himself mass produced this copper to LED bonding years ago, but it was something only he and a few like Milky were doing successfully. Now, with this heatsink it appears possible for the average folk to be able to attempt this feat too. For me at least when I try it, the LED acts like a drunk on Ice Skates…very hard to get it centered and bonded to copper.

On a side note I had a first generation Lamdalights SST-90 with 20mm PVC and then had him do copper to LED direct bonding and the OTF lumens increased by at least 25%, especially at the 3 minute mark. If I recall correctly it was 1200 vs. 1700 OTF at 3min from same SST-90.

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Ok, things are "shaping up" around here. I have the slugs all cut and turned, I will be sending them off for the final portion of mill work tomorrow.

 

 

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Sweet. Smile Sexy even.

 

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Were making progress gents.     Should be shipping orders within the next couple days.

 

 

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