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Old 06-19-2008, 10:44 PM #65
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Yeah, I mean , if DX would sell one of these, premade for around 40 bucks, there would be alot of people who would insta-buy it. :P


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Yes, i think there is some money to be made here *hint* Maybe ill email DX. I Asked them about blue right after the first shipment of the dildas were deivered, and a few weeks later..."Poof" there they were, blue freikin lasers. Maybe they'll do the same for these ghetto yellows?
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I don't doubt that the manufacturer of the host pointer could make this with little problem as an original manufacture item you would go about it in a different way rather than the add-on that I have done....I wonder whether they will try?

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How does rog8811 make it look so easy? Because there is no way it is. The orthoscopic surgeon strikes again!
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It is because I didn't photograph myself banging of my head on the bench in frustration.....or record the expletives that erupted from my workshop at times

Some thoughts for other prospective builders:-
You do not need to turn down the front end of the pointer, this became obvious to me after my design change on the optics.
Try and source a flashlight with a removable front end that will fit the front of the pointer, use that as the holder for the optics. There is always more than one way to skin a cat............

Any one of you can do it, take your time, doing a small bit of gluing and leaving it to dry before moving on to the next bit is the secret. It is worth the effort .

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Default Re: Yellow pointer *Beam shots added*

Yeah they will probably be allot different, probably allot better. not saying that yours isn't freakin Awesome! cuz it is. But you'll get a better product when you have a team of engineers. Anyone know who the manufacturer is??
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Why the hell isnt this thread getiing allot more attention!? has this been done brfore in a pointer? people should be all over this!!!
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Not as far as I am aware.

I bet if it was in the buy sell trade section (not that it will be) it would get some interest

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i mean, this should be takin off like the damn dorcy jr. mod! C'mon its a yellow laser damn it!!! sorry, i just want one, it'll take 3 weeks to get here, i hate shipping.
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The batteries I bought for this are well in date but they last no time at all, I am going to try a 10440 and a spacer, with a diode in it to drop the extra voltage, it may or may not last longer but is at least rechargable.

I do wonder whether to try with 3.7v but I am aware that the DX greens are usually quite sensitive to over voltage.

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D'oh!
I did a review of this laser pointer on DX....it was meant to link to this thread, somehow I managed to attach the wrong link.... I have e-mailed them to see if they will change it
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are the mw's in the lasers a perfect match of power for each other to create that beam?
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are the mw's in the lasers a perfect match of power for each other to create that beam?
With fresh batteries the green is a little strong, you get a very green but still obvious yellow. Once the batteries have had a bit of use it gets better and as the batteries fade it turns more to orange.


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i wish i had one but i have 0.000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000 00000001 diy skills.
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Sweet job.
Is there any DX glue that you recommend for mounting the filters? or something else
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I messaged dx, i have a query i sent in about a month ago. I explained to them about this yellow pointer, they said they will contact the manufacturer for me.( i don't know how truthful that is but im trying because this pointer is sweet)
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