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Old 12-16-2010, 07:31 AM #1
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Hello. I am totally new here. I am also totally new to lasers. I honestly know nothing about them really. The guides on LPF are to confusing for me.
Anyway... I want to buy a complete guide. Not one of those text files but a video covering really all you need to know. You can pm with a price and what you would cover in the vid. Thanks
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talk to styrothepyro and goninanbl00d they styro has videos and goninanbl00d had an easy to read guide
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Also, i suppose you have to specify what is your interests ..... laser safety ? ..... DIY ? ..... lab styles ? ..... handhelds ? ..... specific models or mods, or kits assembly ? ..... i think it's impossible to make a video guide that cover anything, but is also probable that some guides that covers some of the fields already exists .....


Also, sorry, why "buy" ? ..... as far as i know, if peoples here have guides, they post them for free, usually (except, ofcourse, if someone have to produce a tailored guide specifically made for personal requests, but til now, i've seen nothing similar) .....
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what do you want the video on, if i can find some supplies i will make a youtube video
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I want to know about making it. So diy. And the reason I want to pay, is because I want an detailed one. Also some talking to the person via instant message. and talking to them one on one. I want to know how to connect a driver to the build and really all of diy'ing. Like what does a pot do?

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With a bit of searching this forum most of your questions will be answered with good detail.
The search function is quite handy.
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Howdy and welcom to the forum there is plenty of info in the search box, hope you find what you are looking for.
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It's cool that you want to DYI.....but please check out the safety section first (if you haven't already).
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Welcome to LPF. You will find everything you need to know to be safe and build a quality laser here. Many of the sellers of kits will be more than willing to help you understand the how and why to assemble a kit.
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ahh yes. Well then. I would like to buy a COMPLETE KIT. With ALL the parts needed.
And thanks for the welcome
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When I was new, I also got a little lost with information overkill. I spent a lot of time with cold feet, felling unsure as if I was ready or not. I kept reading, and re reading all the different guides.
What you need to do is buy a kit from flaminpyro or jayrob, pick a guide and go for it. Once you get all the parts and have a actual host in your hands. It all becomes much clearer then trying to piece all the parts together in your head, or by just looking at pictures in a guide.

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Go for a red or phr diode nice and cheap.
Use a host that takes a 18650 cell. They have plenty of room for first timers.
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Would anyone be willing to compile a shopping list for all the parts i need?
And also tell me a little about how to setup a driver to the diode?

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