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Old 06-07-2011, 06:43 PM #1
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Default Buying: High powered red. Never owned one.

And I've been a member here almost two years. I think it's time to fix that. ><

I've been working with optics with my PHR-in-an-AixiZ-module build, but the beam is just too faint to even begin to work with easily.

I'd love to purchase one to use. I'd like it to have a clicky switch for continuous on (and hopefully a pretty respectable duty cycle). I'd also like it to have a closed-can diode if at all possible, since I'm going to be swapping optics a lot. Power is a consideration, but isn't huge; I'd like 100mW or more, but most of the builds floating around are.

Anyone have something like this around that they'd like to sell?

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Default Re: Buying: High powered red. Never owned one.

Labby or pointer? You never mentioned....
So you'd like a member built rather than a Dealextreme or O-like?

Your budget?

Why don't just build one yourself?
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So you'd like a member built rather than a Dealextreme or O-like?
Either way really. I need something that will take an AixiZ lens mount.

On average, a member build will be better. Hence, this thread.

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Up to a few hundred bucks. Money's less of an issue, I just need to acquire something.

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This project is already a side project. I don't want the necessary equipment to be a side project too.

Yo dog, I heard you like side projects...

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Default Re: Buying: High powered red. Never owned one.

Hey Trevor,

This may not be what you're looking for, and I didn't really think I would ever sell it, and I may also be asking more than your budget for a red - but I just spent money I shouldn't have on a yellow, so I thought I would put the offer out there:
The beautiful work of Ray J Neal

It's the guy on the right (in the beamshot). A beautiful host that Ray J Neal prepared for me. My big caveat is that I wouldn't sell this guy for under $125 - and you can get comparably powered reds for half that.

Anyway, tis what it is.
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Default Re: Buying: High powered red. Never owned one.

I could build you one in a Hotlight, problem is that I only have LOC's on hand. Let me know if you're willing to accept this offer. Thanks!
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Default Re: Buying: High powered red. Never owned one.

Crap, should have updated this thread. Going to get an LCC module from a member.

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I've got a 400mW direct driven lpc
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And I've been a member here almost two years. I think it's time to fix that. ><

I've been working with optics with my PHR-in-an-AixiZ-module build, but the beam is just too faint to even begin to work with easily.

I'd love to purchase one to use. I'd like it to have a clicky switch for continuous on (and hopefully a pretty respectable duty cycle). I'd also like it to have a closed-can diode if at all possible, since I'm going to be swapping optics a lot. Power is a consideration, but isn't huge; I'd like 100mW or more, but most of the builds floating around are.

Anyone have something like this around that they'd like to sell?

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If I didnt not read this with my own eyes I would not believe it. Is this some kind of code or something? Did someone hack your account? HUH? How can you not own a high power laser??? PHR? You're kidding right. April 1st was 2 months ago.
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If I didnt not read this with my own eyes I would not believe it. Is this some kind of code or something? Did someone hack your account? HUH? How can you not own a high power laser??? PHR? You're kidding right. April 1st was 2 months ago.
Err, high powered red.

The 1.5W 532nm Viasho system was nice while I had it...

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