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Can you see it?

OK, what's different in this pic? C'mon, you can see it, can't ya? What is it?

OK, those of you who notice my brainless posts all over this forum know two things about me - 1.) I sell too many flashlights for no good reason, and 2.) i like pocket clips, and I try to make them, alter them, and rework them. And theres your first hint. Go! 

 

(I just spent an hour in the workshop with a Dremel and this is exciting for me, so just play along Smile

 

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Nice pocket clips!

I don't use pocket clips on flashlights, but I do for my knives and I appreciate a nice one.

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I like it. A lot of customization.

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If you shined a UV flashlight on them i might Wink

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The sides of the clips are polished. Really nice!

without your hint I’d have said the chair and folder to the right is gone and there’s more on the shelf to the left.

Smile, you cannot kill them all.

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i like reversible clips that will mount on the brim of a hat.

i like the deep carry clips that you made.

The difference is there are 4 deep carry and 2 shallow.

Now i used to think that i was cool,
drivin' around on fossil fuel,
until i saw what i was doin',
was drivin' down the road to ruin. --JT

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What are those lights?

Edit— First light seams like a thicker K4

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Those are very neat clips Thumbs Up

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Is it just me, or do all those lights “posed” like that look like Lego Daleks? LOL

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PE R S P E C T I V E.

 I agree, nice clips.

I go through fazes where clips are handy and/or annoying.

Usual due to the clothes I am wearing.

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kennybobby wrote:
i like reversible clips that will mount on the brim of a hat. i like the deep carry clips that you made. The difference is there are 4 deep carry and 2 shallow.

 

ok, you got the closest , or maybe you got it. Smile

I fitted the KR4 Noctigon deep carry clip to the new E07x FireFlies light (the navy blue one). the hour in the shop was grinding away with a dremel type tool the inside diameter until it fit over the threads of the E07x. Luckily the tail threads are not anodized so there is still an electrical contact even though it only fits OK.

I appreciate everyone taking a look Smile and the good feedback . And yea, they do have a Letgo look to em your right lol.

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rexdog wrote:

PE R S P E C T I V E.

 I agree, nice clips.

I go through fazes where clips are handy and/or annoying.

Usual due to the clothes I am wearing.

I do agree with that, as much as I like them I HATE when they get snagged on stuff or don't fit over the material like they should

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raccoon city wrote:

Nice pocket clips!

I don't use pocket clips on flashlights, but I do for my knives and I appreciate a nice one.

thanks RC ! 

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Unheard wrote:
The sides of the clips are polished. Really nice! without your hint I'd have said the chair and folder to the right is gone and there's more on the shelf to the left.

haha I didn't even think about the chair placement and that stuff on the side, nice catch!

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i was so focused on the clips that i didn’t realize that it was just 2 different lights and not 6, now it is obvious that you put a deep carry from the shorter lights onto a taller light, which had the useless shorty clip.

i’ve had short clips break right at the bend—there’s just not enough metal there to flex as needed. The extra loop of the deep carry spreads the flex over 2 bends and is a much better design.

Now i used to think that i was cool,
drivin' around on fossil fuel,
until i saw what i was doin',
was drivin' down the road to ruin. --JT

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kennybobby wrote:
 ... which had the useless shorty clip.

 

thats what i'm talking about! lol, i totally agree. FireFlies made a really nice design with the "captured clip" and everything but just fell short (imo) with not having a deep carry option..

 

kennybobby wrote:
i've had short clips break right at the bend--there's just not enough metal there to flex as needed. The extra loop of the deep carry spreads the flex over 2 bends and is a much better design.

 

i have never liked those thin clips either, they come stock on the fw3a series. I a trying to modify one of these clips for the fw X9L, but i dont think the diameter is going to work. I really wish there was a deep carry option for the fw21 pro and X9L.. 

Check out some of my new lights (picture heavy) and quick first impressions of them here: https://budgetlightforum.com/node/77180