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Old 09-22-2007, 09:44 PM #17
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Default Re: It just won't burn!!!!!! SenKat GB in a torch

Yeah - My room is on fire - literally - and next doors cat is *NOT* happy


*Just kidding*
But on a serious note: I REALLY feel that I need some goggles - I just don't want my eyes to burn out like the matches.

Are the sport ones from Nova Lasers the best?

Does anyone know any good suppliers in the UK?

I will post pics tomorrow - you'll have to put up with my crappy phone pics as I don't currently have a digi cam.


I crammed everything into a Maglite solitare equivalent. 2x AAA battery powered. There was actually NO space what so ever - I milled a slot into the plastic clip where the +ve battery contact was and hid a resistor in there, and hollowed out a pocket for the capacitor below the reflector.

The lens sticks out a little, but nothing too bad. I recon that the total build length (from battery contacts to lens) is 20mm, the rest is 90mm of battery!


I'm planning what to do next with it!....


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Default Re: It just won't burn!!!!!! SenKat GB in a torch

I take it 2.2 Ohms worked..... ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D


LOL


Nova doesn't sell glasses for reds.....

As much as I hate myself for saying this...
Wicked Lasers Lasershades......

Ewwww...now I've got a bad taste in my mouth.....

Their Lasershades are Pretty good...but better lasers can be found...and I'm being kind...

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Default Re: It just won't burn!!!!!! SenKat GB in a torch

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I take it 2.2 Ohms worked..... ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D


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Aye - 2.4 (all I had!) did the trick - *

Sorry.... (just excited!)

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Default Re: It just won't burn!!!!!! SenKat GB in a torch

Great! Now get these and you will be good to go:

http://www.wickedlasers.com/lasers/R...des-49-11.html

Many of us have them and they are perfect. Other shades are so dark you can't even see the dot!

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Default Re: It just won't burn!!!!!! SenKat GB in a torch

OK, but I thought WL were bad? Aren't NOVA supposed to be better?
Anyway, I'll probably get those, or the elite, as they look better. Are they good to get?

Anyone have a code for money off or points for you to build up? I don't know if they run that system like NOVA do, but I'll be ordering in the next week, and if I can't help anyone out by giving them wicked bucks or something, it's the least I can do!
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Default Re: It just won't burn!!!!!! SenKat GB in a torch

It doesn't matter how they look...performance matters. If you get the elites you will not be able to see the dot! The lasershades I posted the link to are what you want.. Wicked does sell a few good things but I would not buy one of their lasers. >
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Cheers! The "lab specs" it is then!

Again, thanks for all you help!


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No problem Dan...you can now have fun... ;D
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I just can't understand all negativity toward Wicked Lasers. :-? Are they really that horrible?
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great that you got it going! have fun and don't burn your eyes out!
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Cheers! The "lab specs" it is then!

Again, thanks for all you help!


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Since i posted this I noticed this thread:

http://www.laserpointerforums.com/fo...num=1190512177

If you haven't ordered yet you might want to wait to see how this deal pans out.
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