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Question Lasers 101?

Hi all, I'm new to the forums and to laser pointers in general. I was hoping that someone here could point me in the direction of a good resource for learning the terminology and basics of laser pointer assembly? For example: I don't know what a "pot" is and I don't know what basic components make up a laser pointer. I'd like to make my own laser pointers but don't know where to begin.

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Sams laser FAQ is good.
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Reading it now, looks to be just what I need. Thank you!
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I am obviously overlooking this but I've looked and looked. Can you point me to this? Thank you.
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I am obviously overlooking this but I've looked and looked. Can you point me to this? Thank you.
Pretty sure this is what you're looking for, I found it in about 2 seconds by using the search bar here on the forum and suggest you associate yourself with the search bar, posting in months old threads and asking about things that are easy to find is frowned upon here.

http://laserpointerforums.com/f45/so...ers-30682.html
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Pretty sure this is what you're looking for, I found it in about 2 seconds by using the search bar here on the forum and suggest you associate yourself with the search bar, posting in months old threads and asking about things that are easy to find is frowned upon here.

http://laserpointerforums.com/f45/so...ers-30682.html
Hey woodofcville - nice attempt to try make me look stupid but you were wrong. Get a life dude. This thread was / is 34 days old and was on the second page. You expect someone to start a new one?

And for your self righteous know all self - here is SAM's FAQs: Sam's Laser FAQ - Preface, Introduction, What is a Laser?, Safety

It's not even on this site.

I would imagine being a dick has got to be frowned upon around here also.
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Eh, I tried to help, you can take the search bar advice with you though, for free.
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Hey woodofcville - nice attempt to try make me look stupid but you were wrong. Get a life dude. This thread was / is 34 days old and was on the second page. You expect someone to start a new one?

And for your self righteous know all self - here is SAM's FAQs: Sam's Laser FAQ - Preface, Introduction, What is a Laser?, Safety

It's not even on this site.

I would imagine being a dick has got to be frowned upon around here also.
Hey, calm down

You could easily find the FAQ thread by looking into stickies...

And did you even try to google sams laser fag?

No need to bump old thread...

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And for your self righteous know all self - here is SAM's FAQs: Sam's Laser FAQ - Preface, Introduction, What is a Laser?, Safety

It's not even on this site.

I would imagine being a dick has got to be frowned upon around here also.
Chill, my man.

Why not try heading on over to the Welcome section and try introducing yourself.
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lol, guys... Bumping a thread with three messages in it isn't so bad. That has to be on par with using yesterday's dishes without washing them first..
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Pretty sure I don't want to google that with the safe filter off

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