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Old 01-12-2009, 04:32 AM #1
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Hey,

My uncle has a lathe and is willing to make me any kind of host...I wanted to know if anyone has any ideas for custom hosts...a couple things I wanted to have in the build :

1) key switch at the end
2) fit aixiz module at the top (w/ set screw )
3) using a 14500 battery ( or another if your plans are different)

Tell me your ideas....

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All my custom hosts start with a set of rough sketches, if it will need a lot of accurate machining I do scale drawings, your uncle will find following drawings far easier than just spoken ideas.

Your first task is to either buy all of the items you want to fit inside (or data sheets with dimensioned drawings). At that stage I start laying all the bits out on the bench to get an idea of lengths and diameters.

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Ok thanks...nice white laser btw
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What keyswitch can I use? I'm aiming for a host that is about an inch wide but has a hole through the middle fit for 2 14500 batteries and a rkcstr driver... I heard there is a good one from Maplin...anyone have the link?
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