Is this the crispest XML hotspot you've ever seen?

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Is this the crispest XML hotspot you've ever seen?

I've often thought Brinyte missed a trick by not producing an XM-L version of their D8.

Then I came across this XM-L modded D8.   And it seems the D8 has a hefty solid brass pill.Smile    But it was the beamshots that got to me.   The hotspot is so damn crisp.  I've never seen an XM-L hotspot so clearly defined.

Then I found that UltraOK have the D8 at an almost reasonable price for such a solid host.

Boy am I tempted.........Laughing

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Make sure you can swap driver/emitter in that light, some of those are a pain to get the old stuff out.

BTW, my Palight (C8) has a very similar hotspot, but it is an XP-G

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I have a 2-cell pre-production version of that light (sterile) that is my favorite XM-L thrower.  It has kept my 'need' for a 7G5 or Catapult to a minimum.

When I finish my homemade thrower, I'll take some beamshots of it, this one, and a few popular ones for reference.

The most accurate and descriptive words I could use to describe this light are:

"Ungh - me likey!"

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trooplewis wrote:

Make sure you can swap driver/emitter in that light, some of those are a pain to get the old stuff out.

BTW, my Palight (C8) has a very similar hotspot, but it is an XP-G

Laughing  Yes.  Looking at the mod on CPF it looks like he had to chisel the old driver out.....lol

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Maybe I'm missing something, but by the size of the door and distance in the pics you linked, I don't see any major difference from a stock C8 XM-L ...  Smile

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I think TK35 has a beam like this.

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This is not a "crispy" hotspot. It's just a crappy camera.

The reflector in this light is similiar to Tiablo A10 / Solarforce MPP-1 / Thrunite Catapult (in overall dimensions). It's OK, throws good, but nothing to drool at.