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Old 12-07-2009, 09:01 PM #1
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Default Host idea.

Has anyone ever used this host, DealExtreme: $9.90 Ultrafire WF-501B Philips Luxeon K2 White LED Flashlight (1*18650/2*CR123A), before? If so, is it good? If not, does anybody think it would work?
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They're all probably okay hosts, but what makes one "good" is if there are custom heatsinks fitted for them so they conduct heat better. So unless you're going to mill yourself a heatsink for that, you might want to look around at the other flashlight builds available.
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Yeah, it looks alright, the 18650 battery would work well with a flexdrive; you would just need to find someone that can make a suitable heatsink for it.
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yeah, i was looking into it becaus it was the cheapest host i could find that would work for a rkcstr driver, with two cr123a batteries. I wonder how much it would cost to get jayrob or someone to make a heatsink for it?
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Flaminpyro will do custom heatsinks for you, both copper and aluminum.
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Looks like the one I'm selling.

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I can make heatsinks also.
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Its heavy for its size with the sink and battery, but had really good thermal conductivity. Plus you can either use 1 Hi-Power Sanyo 18650 cell, or 2 CR123s. I'd recommend it. The only reason I sold mine was I needed the money, and I didnt really need another PHR.
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T-J- did you REALLY need the money?? I once had *** with an ugly girl beause she would pay me and I needed the money----LOL----J/K---I did not really need the money-- :-) --hak
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LOL. I used to fish my money back out of the hookers pants pocket while she was doing her business =0)
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yeah, i was looking into it becaus it was the cheapest host i could find that would work for a rkcstr driver, with two cr123a batteries. I wonder how much it would cost to get jayrob or someone to make a heatsink for it?
I would charge $23 dollars for the heatsink, but I would need the host to get the heatsink design.

You can telll by the pictures on DX that it will be a good light to mod, because of how the head comes apart and stuff...

I've got a similar kit shown here:
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probably 15.00-20.00 for aluminum heat sink. I would also need the host to be able to make it. I don't do copper!
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