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WTH?

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Why are laser overspec, and not underspec?

How the hell do you get overpowered lasers?


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WTH?

http://laserpointerforums.com/f39/ne...ere-50256.html

Why are laser overspec, and not underspec?

How the hell do you get overpowered lasers?
For Cheep Lasers... Like that

Buy from him.

Buy from IQS on EBAY

Buy from Generic on Amazon
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Default Re: Overspec lasers?

But why would a cheapy laser be more powerful?

And what causes them t be overspec?

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WTH?

http://laserpointerforums.com/f39/ne...ere-50256.html

Why are laser overspec, and not underspec?

How the hell do you get overpowered lasers?


What would you like better?
1 Gallon of gas for $3.38 or 2 Gallons for $3.38?

If i paid for a 5mw i wouldn't want it to be 2mw.
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But why would a cheapy laser be more powerful?

And what causes them t be overspec?
The people making the laser set them to run that way. And Do Not Pot mod your lasers. Ever

Why is it bothering you so much?
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If i paid for a 5mw i wouldn't want it to be 2mw.
I know what you are saying, but what causes them to be overspec?


Wouldn't a cheapy greenie be underspec rather that overspec?
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I know what you are saying, but what causes them to be overspec?


Wouldn't a cheapy greenie be underspec rather that overspec?
There are junk ones if you want but the ones listed about you will get a good laser for a really good price. It's from China
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The people making the laser set them to run that way. And Do Not Pot mod your lasers. Ever

Why is it bothering you so much?
It's not bothering me but, I would presume them to be underspec.

I havent bought a laser, so I have no laser to pot mod anyway.
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If I bought something like this I'd expect it to be underspec. not overspec!

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Can you get stuff off Amazon?

I don't think you can get the ones on the forum imported or not, I have no clue about if that is or isn't possible
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I don't think you can get the ones on the forum imported or not, I have no clue about if that is or isn't possible
Anything over 1mW is illegal to sell, I buy modules, or DIY kits. Or buy the parts and make them.
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