CRX FlashLighter

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CRX FlashLighter

I had one of those electronic zippo arc lighters that I ruined the lipo battery on by drilling it Blushing (Don’t ask) and my last piece of carbon fibre tube that I had to do something with so I made this flashlight with the arc lighter unit in the tail using the lighter bits and my K18 Smile

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I was surprised to see that the dual arc pulls around 3.5A from the efest 18350 cell, caught myself a couple of times during the building LOL

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Nichia 219C D320 5000K on sinkpad
ARC glass
Ultratac K18 driver
Dual side switches, illuminated
USB rechargeable
Carbon fibre body
JB Weld potted

High – 300lm
Med – 80lm
Low – 8lm

Length – 121mm
Width – 22mm
Weight – 62 grams

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Careful pocketing that EDC! Shocked

Great build. I’ve not owned an Electronic ARC lighter. I need to look into that.

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Yeah, I’ve made the lighter button quite stiff to operate Smile

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nice, as always!
But indeed a bit dangerous to pocket (lucky you it is just too sweet to not be seen in a pocket Wink )

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Arc lighters… remembers me when, as kids, we used those to zap arcade machines for free credits Blushing and other effects. Of course, they started to improve the machines' groundings.

 

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Stevi….

This looks gorgeous but somehow a bit illegal…… Big Smile

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Yeah I accidentally made a high powered version once, but then immediately destroyed it of course…
(after the numbness went away) LOL

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That’s a really nice looking light, just make sure when in your pocket to keep it well away from your ‘gentlemen’s region’ Shocked Big Smile