DQG Hobi XHP50 Mod

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DQG Hobi XHP50 Mod

Another ridiculous but fun build Wink

XHP50 J4 3C on 10mm sinkpad
10mm MTN driver, potted
Polished brass sleeved head
Forward magnetic clicky tail switch
Titanium & brass body
Graphite trim
2× 10180 or 2 × 10250 cells (with extension pieces)
Brightness to size ratio – Severe

Weight – 18g (with cells)
Length – 54mm
3A max current on high mode

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Full titanium 2 × 10250 with brass lined sections version

Max – 1400lm
cd – 460
Throw – 43m

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Momentary side switch version

Max – 1400lm
cd – 460
Throw – 43m

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Edited by: CRX on 05/06/2017 - 06:47
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XHP50 in titanium & brass body? A hottest flshlight too, may be.

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It’s actually fine on low & medium modes and 100% drains the cells so fast it barely has time to heat up LOL It’s brilliant for what it is intended, brief illumination of a large close range area from a tiny package, hence the mule setup & forward clicky.

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Awsome build there!! Big Smile

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That looks sweet! great job Smile
Do you sell these lights you build?
Not that I have money to buy one, but just curious Silly

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Enderman wrote:
That looks sweet! great job Smile Do you sell these lights you build? Not that I have money to buy one, but just curious Silly
Smile Thanks.

I doubt people would want to pay what it actually costs, interesting now you mention it. I don’t usually but i’ll roughly add this one up…

DQG Hobi Ti – £35
Ti extension – £7
Brass extension – £5
Brass tube – £3
Glass – £1
Sinkpad £2
XHP50 – £5
MTN driver – £10
Graphite £1
Resin – £1
Sil wire & switch -£1
10180 cells – £4
Labour – £60 (my cheapest rate is £30pH)

So this little gem would cost at least £135 or $168 for me to build & sell to someone while not exactly getting rich during the process Steve

Did you miss my giveaway ? That light would be nearer £400 to make and sell Oops

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MRsDNF wrote:
Facepalm Evil Beer What can I say?

Speak your mind mate Big Smile

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CRX wrote:
Smile Thanks.

I doubt people would want to pay what it actually costs, interesting now you mention it. I don’t usually but i’ll roughly add this one up…

DQG Hobi Ti – £35
Ti extension – £7
Brass extension – £5
Brass tube – £3
Glass – £1
Sinkpad £2
XHP50 – £5
Graphite £1
Resin – £1
Sil wire & switch -£1
10180 cells – £4
Labour – £60 (my cheapest rate is £30pH)

So this little gem would cost at least £125 or $156 for me to build & sell to someone while not exactly getting rich during the process Steve

Did you miss my giveaway ? That light would be nearer £400 to make and sell Oops

Hey, one day I might have $200+ to spend on a custom micro light, I’ll keep you in mind Wink

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Cool, you will of course receive the BLF mates rate discount Wink

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CRX wrote:
Did you miss my giveaway ? That light would be nearer £400 to make and sell Oops
Shocked So glad I didn’t miss it my friend! Party
The flashlights you build are awesome, but I’m sure it’s not only flashlight DIYs you’re doing a GREAT job. It’s not only the way you build them, but your creative/artistic/original ideas you have! Thumbs Up

I’m sure there are always gonna be people willing to pay good money for very handmade special stuff like flashlights. I might not be one of them (yet Silly ), but I hope sometime I’ll have enough money for one more of your creations (receiving the BLF mates rate discount of course LOL ).

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100% drains the cells so fast it barely has time to heat up LOL

excellent idea for heat dissipation!

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Hey Pat Big Smile yeah, i’ve got a couple spare 10250 MBI nukes that i want to use with it but i’m waiting on extension pieces arriving.
Really impressed with the XHP50, my first one – much better than the dedomed MT-G2 i had in this previously.

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Very discreet switch mate. Thumbs Up

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Yeah, it’s made from a 3mm drill bit Wink

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Annnd one more stupidly brilliant mod from you Facepalm
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I need you to drop in and give me lessons. Theres a cold drink waiting. Smile

 

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I’ve got to ask, what do you think the lumen output is?

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MRsDNF wrote:
I need you to drop in and give me lessons. Theres a cold drink waiting. Smile

I’ll stop by when i’m in the area, thanks Smile

aremihc wrote:
I’ve got to ask, what do you think the lumen output is?

Set to 3 mode i get 10, 400 and 1400 CRX lumens at start up Wink

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I actually like this setup better than the original Hobi LOL Does it die out quickly on the 10lm mode?

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Jack Kellar wrote:
Does it die out quickly on the 10lm mode?

I ran it for three hours last night which took the cell voltage down to 3.5v

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CRX wrote:
Jack Kellar wrote:
Does it die out quickly on the 10lm mode?

I ran it for three hours last night which took the cell voltage down to 3.5v


So some 6 hours is a safe bet. I kinda expected more out of a 14500, but I suppose this setup is not exactly gunning for efficiency Big Smile

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14500? LOL

It’s a 6v LED so needs two cells in series.
There are two 10250 90mAh MBI Nukes powering this light.
I reckon it was just about done at the 3hr mark, might have got another half hour out of it, lasted longer than I expected.

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Derp Sick Of course it’s two 10250’s in series, I was thinking of that silver no-name you put an MT-G2 on.

Still, 3 hours of light for such tiny batteries is even more amazing, so especially good job on that one Party