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I made this light out of a Nitecore Tube and some aluminium box section.

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XP-G2 S4 2B emitter
GITD inset
USB Rechargeable
Magnetic
Electronic switch

Max – 60lm

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Woah, awesome! Does it have the innards of the Tube with an LED swap? Love the glow-in-the-dark tape idea!

Slow is smooth; smooth is fast.

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I like it a lot. I need one!

How long will it take for you to make 300 for the group buy? Smile

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unknown00101 wrote:
I like it a lot. I need one!

How long will it take for you to make 300 for the group buy? Smile


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that is very cool.

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YAFMFCRX (Yet Another Fantastic Mod From CRX) will be my new introduction post for all your creations ^^
No pics of the internal ?

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You either have good eyesight or small assistants.

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Would you believe I commented in the what did you mod today thread before I saw this. How tinny. Good stuff CRX. Can we get a peek inside?

 

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Thanks for the comments guys Thumbs Up

dhvl1357 wrote:
Does it have the innards of the Tube with an LED swap?

Yeah it has the internals of the tube, rearranged a bit so it still has two modes & ramping, with an XP-G2 S4 2B emitter. It looks like it’s de-domed but that’s because it’s encased in UV glue.

unknown00101 wrote:
I like it a lot. I need one!

How long will it take for you to make 300 for the group buy? Smile

About a year… LOL

Rufusbduck wrote:
You either have good eyesight or small assistants.

Both Wink

X3 wrote:
No pics of the internal ?
MRsDNF wrote:
Can we get a peek inside?

Guess i should have taken some pics of that but i wasn’t sure if i was going to show this one.
It’s fully potted so not much chance now either, sorry.
Forgot to take current measurements again too.

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Great mod again!

I have done mods in which the leds are cast in polyester resin, but upon hardening it shrinks a bit and detaches from the dome of the led leaving an ugly bubble. Does this stuff (Norland?) not do that?

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Thanks.
I didn’t use norland, can’t get it for a reasonable price here so i use cheap stuff, it shrinks too but i found the trick is to do it in layers if you’re filling something like that.
Just a thin layer over the LED, harden then apply more. Don’t touch the surface in between applications.
Not as good as 61 but acceptable.

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Would this work ?

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thanks for the explanation! With UV-hardening it is easy to do many layers of course, the polyester I used would take many hours per layer. Do you have the type and brand of the resin?, I’m interested and I may be able to get it over here.

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X3 wrote:
Would this work ?

That’s the stuff i used, it’s ok but needs to be polished up after setting.
I give it a clean with lighter fluid then polish with a soft cloth.
It’s not suitable for very thick layers though and no acetone.
It can be softened and removed with a jet flame lighter.

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Very nice CRX! Looks are on point!

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Do you have a public album which aggregate all your mods by chance ?

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Thats a nice comprehensive list CRX. I should of started something like that five years ago. I notice you have one column missing, the one with the costs in it. LOL

 

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Yeah i don’t like to think about that one or the man-hours one or the one with all the lights that have come & gone LOL

I only have that table because i’m always forgetting what’s what, getting old i guess…

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I have the same type of sheet^^
Really useful to keep track of your emitters

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Damn you, now my mind is wondering…..Nice.
What battery are you running in there ?

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Wow that sure is tiny. It appeared bigger until I saw it in your fingers. Looks like it would be great table light!

I’d rather use my flashlight around the house than turn on the lights.

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crz6662 wrote:
Damn you, now my mind is wondering…..Nice. What battery are you running in there ?

I think I just used the battery & circuit board from the tube.

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NeutralFan wrote:
Wow that sure is tiny. It appeared bigger until I saw it in your fingers. Looks like it would be great table light!

Yeah it’s quite handy with the magnets, I keep it stuck to the fridge door Smile