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Old 05-02-2010, 08:12 PM #1
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Default Calling all Rayfoss FGB Owners

I'm having a bit of trouble choosing a 200mW green laser. I've narrowed it down to Rayfoss models FLX or FGB, FMK is ruled out as I don't have that much to spend. I've also ruled out waterproof lasers as well because I've heard that they have sub-par beams due to the water residue on the waterproof lens. I was wondering If anyone who had the FGB model could shed some light on it as I can't find a review of it here, and was wondering if it was worth the extra 65$ over the FLX.


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Default Re: Need Help Choosing a Laser

If your already planning on spending about 200$, or even close to 300$ with FMK why don't you just throw in a little more cash and get something from CNI? I know rayfoss is good, but for an 350$ total you can get a 200mw green laser from CNI.
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FMK is ruled out as I don't have that much to spend.
I'm not getting the FMK or even considering it as I only have just over 200$ to spend, which allows me to get the FGB. CNI is out of my range.(sadly)
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Hmm well there's plenty of reviews on the FLX, but I couldn't find any on the FGB, sorry.
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Default Re: Need Help Choosing a Laser

Ya that's why I created this thread, to see if anyone who had it, would be able to recommend it or not.
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Default Re: Calling all Rayfoss FGB Owners

FYI I have a FLX ($150) inbound the States due this week.
Can post a quick review w/pics if would help you.
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Default Re: Calling all Rayfoss FGB Owners

Thanks but it wouldn't really help me, I have all the info I need on the FLX and I'm looking for info on the FGB. Thanks anyways. You can still post a review though, other members would appreciate it.
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Default Re: Calling all Rayfoss FGB Owners

I e-mailed Faona and just got an reply now, here it is:

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Hello!

Re.RF532-200mW-FGB and RF532-200mW-FLX
Size and weight of -FGB is almost dobled than -FLX and the heat dispensation structure is better than -FLX.
Power output of -FGB 200mw is the minimum power output the peack can reach 275mW around.
Package of -FGB is also in a higher quality.

Any further questions please feel free let us know!

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i am considering to buy this laser.... that to you think? maybe it is moddable to higher power... changing the mA .... like the 350mw brothers
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i bought FMK version. ( the same as skylasers)... and i am waiting it to my home
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I have the FGB. I love it.
I also did a review of it...
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