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Old 11-13-2011, 05:57 AM #1
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Smile Looking to buy a yellow laser, need some advice.

So I'm seriously gonna take the plunge and drop the 400$+ for a 5mw here in the next few months. My question to those of you who know is: which yellow? 589nm or 593nm? All my options are about the same price, and I have three I am considering.

1st, a Spartan 589;Orange Handheld Laser --- 589nm Laser ----- Spartan Series Lasers :: Handheld Lasers :: Dragon Lasers

2nd, a Rigel-6; https://www.laserglow.com/GRI#

3rd, the WL 589, which is a "collector series" and apparently does not have a link, however there's a post or two with photos of it in action floating around here somewhere.

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Default Re: Looking to buy a yellow laser, need some advice.

589 is more yellow, 593 is more "amber" . I would go fora a CNI groupbuy if they still do those.
EDIT: Rigel's price also looks fair.

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I saw the Rigel's recent price drop to 400$ for the 2-9mw version. I think that will be the one... But what about the stability issues everyone talks about in 593nm?
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3rd, the WL 589, which is a "collector series" and apparently does not have a link, however there's a post or two with photos of it in action floating around here somewhere.

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Dont buy the WL for sure. It wont work. Buy the rigel !
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Yeah WL was a last resort option in this case, just a consideration since it seems only two laser companies sell orange/yellow at a non-highway robbery price. I'm leaning towards the Rigel 6, as long as it's stable it's more milliwatts for your $.
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Bud, buy the Rigel-6 594nm "the most beautiful wavelength".

Do not buy the E2 589nm Underspect laser or Spartan 589nm.

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Okay, Rigel it is then. If the price stays where it's at now I should have a Rigel-6 in a month or so.
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I'm sure Laserglow will back up their warranty if there's any issue. I've heard great things about LG.
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G Fourty could I please get a link to your FS thread? I looked for it but can't seem to find it. :/

Edit: found the thread, sorry but that's more than I'd be willing to pay for a secondhand 5mW 589nm, especially now that I'm probably going for 593.5nm. Thanks for your suggestion though, and good luck with your sale. It's a very nice laser.
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Default Re: Looking to buy a yellow laser, need some advice.

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Originally Posted by Woodofcville View Post
So I'm seriously gonna take the plunge and drop the 400$+ for a 5mw here in the next few months. My question to those of you who know is: which yellow? 589nm or 593nm? All my options are about the same price, and I have three I am considering.

1st, a Spartan 589;Orange Handheld Laser --- 589nm Laser ----- Spartan Series Lasers :: Handheld Lasers :: Dragon Lasers

2nd, a Rigel-6; https://www.laserglow.com/GRI#

3rd, the WL 589, which is a "collector series" and apparently does not have a link, however there's a post or two with photos of it in action floating around here somewhere.

Any advice is much appreciated, thanks-
Save up some more money and get yourself a very close to yellow laser. green yellow laser pointer at 561nm, green laser pointer pen
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