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anyone else think this would be a good host?
http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.13537
personally idk i just think it would look kool, now my having no money and no DIY experience i really wouldn't know


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anyone else think this would be a good host?
http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.13537
personally idk i just think it would look kool, now my having no money and no DIY experience i really wouldn't know


The heat sinking is a bit of a pain. *There is no "lip" to hold anything in place.

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i see, what kind of a laser do you have in the host?
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i see, what kind of a laser do you have in the host?
That one was a 405nm diode(PHR) in an AixiZ module, driven by a flexdrive powered by (IIRC) a single 17670. *The module and heat sink material was set into the host with thermal epoxy.

I agree. I think it is one of my coolest builds to date. I only made one of them.

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yea i saw the flashlight on DX and i thought how cool it would be. is the flashlight sturdy?
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yea i saw the flashlight on DX and i thought how cool it would be. is the flashlight sturdy?
Yes. As a flashlight it is very bright. The only weird thing is that it has a cheap compass as the button for the tail clicky. I replaced it with a rubber clicky cover when I built this.

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what other DX flashlight hosts do you have?
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my first laser is almost done but im using a Sportsman .5 Watt Aluminum LED Flashlight made by raovac (about 8bucks) i replaced the 3 triple a batterys with 2 3v energizer lithiums. still waiting for a module

p.s took 3 trys and 3 diodes to finaly make one work :P. hope to make a bluray one soon with the second one i got in the double pack
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my first laser is almost done but im using a Sportsman .5 Watt Aluminum LED Flashlight made by raovac (about 8bucks) i replaced the 3 triple a batterys with 2 3v energizer lithiums. still waiting for a module

p.s took 3 trys and 3 diodes to finaly make one work :P. hope to make a bluray one soon with the second one i got in the double pack

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I just sold a matched set (red and violet) made from these. *They are pretty sweet.

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