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    For sale : 501B lasers with copper heatsink from $80

    I snagged a 2.4W 445nm in 501B casing... This thing is incredible. Great beam, and solid host. Thanks, Blord!
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    FINAL SALE: LPM, 532nm, 520nm DIODE!!!!!!!

    PM'd about that lovely green SAIK.
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    New noob!

    I probably live pretty close to you -- I'm right near the King-Snohomish county line. Right on! (Also it just occurred to me that my profile says Bellevue because I was at work when I created it, and didn't think about it. heh.)
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    New noob!

    Hello, LPF folks. I've been lurking on here for a while and reading, but only recently made an account to post for myself -- wanted to read up a bit on lasers in general first, and see how the forum generally operates. I'm a mid-20s programmer in Washington, US and have always had some...
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    Laser trap (beam terminator)

    Thanks for the terms and the links -- I'm eager to try anodizing razorblades for a beam dump. I would imagine that'd make for quite the little rig! Also, the goggles I have right now are fairly cheap, and somewhere between the two pictures you linked, Eudaimonium. I just purchased two pair of...
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    Laser trap (beam terminator)

    I'm having some trouble finding information on this... I've got a 2.4w 445nm laser, and even with proper goggles on, the endpoint of the beam is pretty bright -- I'd like to keep that under control when working on a table with a clamp to secure the laser. I'd like to build a contraption to...