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Boaz wrote:
If you vote for me ..I promise a chicken in every pot … 20 acres and a mule …. free 18650’s and a BLF Q8

Make it fried chicken in a box, 25 acres, no mule, 4× 30Q’s, and the BLF Q8, and I’ll vote fer ya RIGHT NOW!

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Sorry for being a noob, but do these adhere to the inside or outside of the lens? If inside, how do you remove the lens? If outside, how do you measure the size and how do you accurately cut out a perfect circle to cover the lens?

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Dc fix has adhesive so you can stick it on either side of the lens ..inside or outside . -How do you get a light apart ?? Depends on the light . -How to cut a circle the size of the lens ?? You can use a battery,a coin or a socket the size of the lens trace it and cut it out carefully ..Then peel and stick .

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How does the adhesive hold up over the long term, to repeated operation in high/turbo modes?

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I would like to try some but have some questions:
What colors do the DC-Fix come in? Does it make CW more neutral/warm?
Does it have any affect on CRI?

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That's a good question

 

-What colors do the DC-Fix come in? >>There is no color to it .

-Does it make CW more neutral/warm? >> It might seem that way since it blends all the colors you're seeing in the beam . I just received a 7$ Convoy S2+ with a 1A tint.just a normal CW tint but when I started looking at the beam on a white wall hunt i realized the center was fairly yellow and the spill had a bunch of purple to it ...No matter how much you think maybe it doesn't matter to you ,i still think it distracts you and can be somewhat irritating .With  just a bit of diffuser film the beam becomes much nicer .

 

Does it have any affect on CRI?  >> NO It simply scatters the light that is there .same as a orange peel reflector doesn't change the cri . it just smooths out the beam  and does a better job blending the colors into a uniform hue .

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I received the DC-Fix from Boaz. He ships quickly!

I tested it on about a dozen flashlights already and it works amazingly. I am a big fan of flood lights and don’t like discernable hotspots so DC-Fix does the trick here. The results were very satisfying.

I did numerous ceiling bounce and wall bounce comparisons before and after and the lumen lost ranges anywhere from 18% to 2%. The inconsistency really depends on how wide it increases the spill because the larger the spill, the less of the light bounces back to the camera. I think the only way accurately test lumen lost is to use an integrating sphere.

Now my question is how do I remove it if I ever wanted to?

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Boaz wrote:
If you vote for me ..I promise a chicken in every pot … 20 acres and a mule …. free 18650’s and a BLF Q8

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I think you could win on just promising to getting rid of all the bans and red tape associated with shipping li-ions. Crown
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Nicely done informative post MascaratumB Thumbs Up

I just ordered some to try out on a few lights that could use a bit of something.
I’m optimistic that it may help me to get more use out of them.

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MascaratumB, very nicely done. Thanks for your effort putting this together! From my own experiements, I like DC-Fix the most. I just don’t know of a good way to remove it after I apply it to the outside of the lens because most flashlight bezels cannot be removed.

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     Thorfire TK4A

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Before  on medium

 

 after  medium

( better target.) 

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MascaratumB I really appreciate all your efforts here .

 I have no idea why your camera was overcompensating ? or why your beamshots weren't showing what visually you were seeing . l picked the Thorfire TK4Aone of my uglier green tinted XPL-2 with a smooth reflector with a bunch of throw to show on a white wall how dramatic the change is from before and after adding a single sheet of diffuser film

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Boaz wrote:

MascaratumB I really appreciate all your efforts here .


 I have no idea why your camera was overcompensating ? or why your beamshots weren’t showing what visually you were seeing . l picked the Thorfire TK4Aone of my uglier green tinted XPL-2 with a smooth reflector with a bunch of throw to show on a white wall how dramatic the change is from before and after adding a single sheet of diffuser film

Hey, sorry Boaz! I really had a big trouble with the cellphone as I mentioned so that’s the thing, my photos were not showing what the diffusers really make in “naked eye” perception!

I wanna say sorry to all the members that saw it and thought that it was a “nice” thing, but it was not! After Boaz pictures I realized that, we’ve been talking through PM and then came my decision to delete the threads!

I hope I can to better beamshots to really show what these diffusers can make Wink

Again, sorry for this situation and I hope you (all) understand! I wouldn’t fail if I wasn’t human Wink
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Received DC-Fix from Boaz today. It was applied to two Maglites; ML300LX and ML50LX.  Fortunately, it's easy to unscrew the top of Maglites, so the DC-Fix was applied to the inside of the lens.

 

Beamshots are from the ML300LX:

 

As you can see, this vastly softens the Maglite beam. Note that I turned this photo into black & white, as it was almost impossible to get the color tint the same as it looked to the naked eye, and wasn't important anyway.

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And the final product. Our recent snow here in Oregon was good for something.

 

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Been a little busy, but my prize from the giveaway arrived a couple weeks ago. I am looking forward to trying it out.

Thanks Boaz!

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Boaz wrote:

     Thorfire TK4A

Before 

After 

 

 

 

I was pretty excited to see that this diffuser film KILLED the green on these thorfire lights. pretty impressive . 

sadly when I tried it on some funky green NW ut01 lights it didn't work ..So on some tints it will knock out green ..In every light it will blend all color in the beam .

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Pm sent for an order. Or is you paypal posted somewhere I am not looking?

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Was thinking of getting some just for s&g, but was curious… does it just blend the beam, or actually make it floodier?

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It does both .

On really ugly beams like xpg-3 with a poorly adapted reflector you can have a crazy amount of yellow in the hotspot and a silly amount of purple in the corona .and it just blends it all together and makes a much much better tint. I’m guessing that the greatest impact is just because of the proper mixing of all the colors .

- One of my worst lights had a Big Black Hole right in the center of the hot spot , as well as crazy rings in the beam and the same yellow hot spot and a purple halo . Pretty cool to see a really nasty beam turn out buttery smooth and the color go from bad to very acceptable

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One thing I like about diffuser film is it softens up the edges of the beam.Where an aspherical lens zoomed out into full flood has a distinct edge that separates light from darkness. I used to think I liked that dramatic cut off of light and now I think it just draws my eye to it. The softer edge allows me to look where I want and doesn’t force my eye .Sounds silly but I think it’s true .

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Got mine in mail today. Took about 15 minutes to put on. I put on wrong stuff first. Wasn’t paying attention.

Easy if you can get the lens off. Got photos I can email if anyone wants to post them.

Edit, I have imgur. loosing my mind

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Before


After

I cut larger piece then needed, peeled, laid sticky side up. Placed lens on side. Trimmed around outer edge.
The paper is to prevent finger prints.


Finished cutting

Lens back in, I put fix on inside, don’t think it matter with this light as there is 2 O-rings.

Taking it out for a dog walk after a trip to walmart to look for some grip tape.

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What makes this DC fix film better than other frosted window film?

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Shipped to your door for a few bucks.
Great customer service.
You can feel good about yourself, knowing your supporting a enthusiast.

This thread is full of testimonies. Why spend money on something that might not work as good?

Its fun to wait for something in the mail

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