- Jul 30, 2010
The reason why i did not post that one was because i dint buy that specific SKU#.Same thing with extension tube included for a little less. I'm buying this to build me one of these.
DealExtreme: $13.55 UltraFire Cree C3 Flashlight with 2xAA Extension Tube Bundle
Awesome.! The only tip i can give you is have patients when make the heatsink. Try drilling as much as you can off with a bit and then do the rest with a Dremel to make it a nice tight fit.Parts ordered for this build yesterday! I'll be drilling a hole then using either our RotoZip (dremel) or my router to make the hole the right size. Thanks for the bit size info, KernelPanic.
Any other hints or tricks I should know about before I start this build, lazeerer?
I just got a new soldering iron and multimeter as well... I'm very excited to build this!
Thanks. I guarantee you that the Heatsink does a Awesome job keeping the Diode cool and by this i mean this laser does not get hot or barely warm to the touch after an expended period of time. I have had the laser on past 5 minutes and the Heatsink/Host is barley warm to the touch at 100mW. So in my conclusion, there is no duty cycle. Witch i love.Great!!!!! I might order the parts to make one of this. thanks a lot for posting. btw, is that heatsink enough to cool the diode ?
Sounds good, I'll do exactly thatAwesome.! The only tip i can give you is have patients when make the heatsink. Try drilling as much as you can off with a bit and then do the rest with a Dremel to make it a nice tight fit.