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Old 10-14-2010, 05:10 PM #1
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Checked the site this morning and they show in stock. Just ordered up 6 more. Don't know how long they will last. If you have been waiting I would jump on it.

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are they good for 445 builds?
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I just wanna know which is better, flexdrive or microboost?
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Depends on your application. Define your version of "better".
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for a 1w xj-140 18650 build
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For anything over 1A you want a flexdrive.
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OK thanks, will go get one now!
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just orderd 4! damn u DTR haha
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What can I say I am a Flex Hog. I currently only have five left on hand. That wont last me long.


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that's why i love zencart stores like modwerx, HTD, stonetek, LSP, and rkcstr. They all show the quantity left....
Personally i would say that flex drives are better. they certainly make the build easier with being able to just bend the case pin onto the negative pin instead of keeping it isolated and running an extra wire to the - input.
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So that's why they were sold out, because of jackasses like you guys who buy a bunch for the hell of it! I had to use a micro boost instead for my latest 445nm build!

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I had been holding out and holding out for flex's for some builds. The day after I order a microboost the flex's were back in stock lol ugh. It will however be just fine for a 12x.
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^ Microboost was designed for the 12x! A Flexdrive may actually struggle so don't feel bad in the slightest. For your build, it's perfect.

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Hmmm... Dual Flexdrive power???? More efficient, easier to heatsink, 3A???!!!!!!!!! (I'm aware a single 18650 will likely just commit suicide when trying to draw that much current to supply 3A, and the diode would go poof but it's nice to know I could probably kill one if I wanted! )

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