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Old 11-14-2008, 08:22 PM #1
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Default Kryton Groove Focus and Metal Shutter Mod

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I'm back again with another mod to my precious kryton, but this time I have given it a metal shutter/focus knob! THis is good because focusing the Krytons can be a bit annoying, as your fingers often obstruct the beam, 'tis not the case anymore!

How it works:

Twist the whole thing to adjust the focus, or the end to open/close the shutter.

How I did it:

I got the head off a DX 200mW baton style green laser, I then discarded the rear focus half and kept the aperture shutter half, next, I glued in a glass Aixiz lens to where the beam would exit (it's obvious when you see it). The lens holds the module on the head! Presto!

Additionaly, I found the battery cap from the DX laser fits on the Kryton too!

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Default Re: Kryton Groove Focus and Metal Shutter Mod

I like the key switch in the back. I read about it in the review of the Kryton Groove. Is there a tutorial on swapping (installing) that instead of the clicky?

But, imho the chunk on the front takes away from the clean lines of the original host. (To each his own)
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I like the key switch in the back. I read about it in the review of the Kryton Groove. Is there a tutorial on swapping (installing) that instead of the clicky?

But, imho the chunk on the front takes away from the clean lines of the original host. (To each his own)
I know, the looks are changed somewhat.
It's pretty self explanatory, but I can write up a tutorial on my website.
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