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Old Lumens Hand Made Tribute Light


I received some parts from a giveaway by leroycp a few days ago and as I stated in that thread, I have made a light and dedicated it to Old Lumens.

I have used brass tubing, copper bar, hand tools and used a couple of his methods to make it, most notably the tail switch locking piece. He did seem to like my work with brass so I would hope this light might be to his liking too.
Cree XHP70 N2 1A Emitter
ARC glass
Forward clicky tail switch
Tritium vial in metal switch
Brass & copper construction
Powered by 2 × 14500 cells
Felt lined battery tube
Zener modded 3A 105c nanjg driver *

Length – 170 mm
Width – 20 mm
Weight – 190 grams (with cells)
High – 2000lm
Mid – 540lm
Low – 80lm

The Pill

Switch Assembly

The Body of the Light

Finished

Edited by: CRX on 05/07/2018 - 14:48
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Very special
I hope Justin approves it as much or more then me!

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Really nice work Thumbs Up

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Very nice light in honor of Justin. Does it get very hot?

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A very classy looking light!

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Theres no doubt in my mind that OL would love this light and also leroycp with what you have used his parts in.
I reckon its a bit of all right myself. Smile

 

djozz quotes, "it came with chinese lettering that is chinese to me".

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Great work. As always its an awe watching your mods.

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Great work, how do you find the time to make all these lights?
A. retired
B. college student on break
C. rich, don’t have to work
D. lazy, don’t want to work
E. complete addiction to lights, make lights when you should be sleeping

Just a joke but I don’t see where you have all the time to make these nice lights.

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DavidEF wrote:
Very nice light in honor of Justin. Does it get very hot?

On high mode it does get very hot after around 3 minutes and you definitely get the feeling to kick it down a notch but on medium it’s within comfortable tolerances to hold continually here, where it’s not exactly the tropics.

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southland wrote:
Great work, how do you find the time to make all these lights?

I am just super efficient Big Smile
I like to only work around 6-8 months of the year to make enough for lots of time off.
What is life if you’re working all the time is my philosophy. Making things is one of my meditations.

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Great philosophy, I would do the same thing if I did not have to worry about health insurance, super expensive here unless you have a full time job.

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Indeed, although I have only read about it, scary system to have.

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At this rate of producing masterpieces you’ll have to open a museum soon, i’d totally visit that.

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Old lumens would be proud of you.

great job yet again..

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Real hand made beauty Thumbs Up

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southland wrote:
Great work, how do you find the time to make all these lights?
A. retired
B. college student on break
C. rich, don’t have to work
D. lazy, don’t want to work
E. complete addiction to lights, make lights when you should be sleeping

Just a joke but I don’t see where you have all the time to make these nice lights.

F. all of the above
G. other

No seriously CRX, your work gives me a tiny bit of a manic depression.
One side of me wants to make things that are as beautiful as you do,
the other side of me tells me it would be easier to build a stairway to heaven.

You are a flashaholic if you are forced to come out of the closet, to make room for more flashlights.

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Stevi.,

You’ve knocked out something with so much elegance there. Very nice. Very nice indeed.

You still need to sort out a little signature logo though I reckon.

ATB,

Paul

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Beautiful! Thanks so much for sharing your beautiful work CRX, it never fails to impress. Old Lumens would be very impressed as well.

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Thanks Thumbs Up

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Nice tribute, efficient or not there’s a lot of work in that package.

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Henk4U2 wrote:
No seriously CRX, your work gives me a tiny bit of a manic depression. One side of me wants to make things that are as beautiful as you do, the other side of me tells me it would be easier to build a stairway to heaven.

Maybe this will help you with that Wink

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This was of course a giveaway thread for the light which was unannounced as I wanted it to go to a member who genuinely commented on it. Thanks guys Thumbs Up

Henk4U2, let me know if you would like the light sent to you.

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CRX wrote:

This was of course a giveaway thread for the light which was unannounced as I wanted it to go to a member who genuinely commented on it. Thanks guys Thumbs Up

Henk4U2, let me know if you would like the light sent to you.

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What a cool gesture.

Well done Henk.

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I believe OL would love it even more now after a nice gesture like that Thumbs Up

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Wow, this is some surprise!
Sorry for letting you wait so long for my response, but I was really a bit depressed.
On the picture below you see the best part of the harvest of my endeavours of last week.
It did not matter if they came fresh out of the box or from another light. They all went poof.

Your announcement of having won your outrageous beautiful light sure ended this depression.
But then I needed some time to calm down. Wink
Yes, I feel very honored to receive such an awesome light. Thank you very much for this GAW!

EDIT: the image in this post was messed up by BhotoPhucket, so I moved it to Imgur.

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Thats very generous of you CRX and it could not have gone to a better home or bigger fan.
Now I can say that your as bad, sorry I mean as mad as me. If you dont know why it doesn’t matter as I do know. Smile

 

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Old-Lumens. Highly admired and cherished member of Budget Light Forum. 11.5.2011 - 20.12.16. RIP.

 

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Nice, slick move.

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Way cool! Beautiful light and I love the stealth giveaway. Nicely done on all fronts. Thumbs Up

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Very nice, all the way around. Wink

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congrats henk
and thanks crx

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