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offroadfreak8582

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Re: FS: Offroad 3W+ GITD kryton build!

@. Ryan

Dont be jealous! Yours is just as sweet!

@KRAZNBOY

Yeah i get lucky pretty often BUT these aren't all the diodes i have had. I have had less efficient ones like yourself aswell. And i also get a random dead diode sometimes..

Greetings :beer:
 



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Re: FS: Offroad 3W+ GITD kryton build!

Got the laser pretty quickly in 8 days. :)

Just a few pics:


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Re: FS: Offroad 3W+ GITD kryton build!

Awesome pictures! :beer: so i assume the 18350's fitted no problem :)

Sweet! :beer: (must spread love :( )
 

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Re: FS: Offroad 3W+ GITD kryton build!

Thanks!

Yup, 2x 18350's were no problem. :)
 

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Re: FS: Offroad 3W+ GITD kryton build!

Hey Offroad,

Really nice work. Is there a special technique for getting the GITD epoxy into the grooves cleanly, without making a mess?

I know Moh used to use acetone to wipe off the excess epoxy when he made his GITD focus rings, but I don't know if you used a similar technique here.

What's the trick to it?
 

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Re: FS: Offroad 3W+ GITD kryton build!

Hello andrew,

I have gotten this question earlier via pm but it is a very good question.

For this i mix fast drying epoxy and the GITD powder. The epoxy then dries within 1 minute.

I use a toothpick to transfer the epoxy into the grooves :) there is no real trick to it. I just make sure i dont put too much epoxy in the grooves and then smeer it out!

I do it one groove at a time. And yes sometimes i fail. Then i redo it. :beer:

Greetings,,
 

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Re: FS: Offroad 3W+ GITD kryton build!

Ahh, a toothpick. Awesome. I figured you had to do them one at a time, but if the epoxy dries in 1 minute, it's probably not that bad.

I'd like to try this on a kryton that I stripped and hand-polished, as it's hard to polish/clean inside the grooves, so they don't look that great. This will cover them nicely.

Thanks for the info! :beer:
 
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offroadfreak8582

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Re: FS: Offroad 3W+ GITD kryton build!

Good luck and let me kno how it turned out!

There was a time i tried three times before i was satisfied. But now i am getting good at it :p

Greetings,

Robin
 

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Re: FS: Offroad 3W+ GITD kryton build!

Here are some pictures of how i place the driver.

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The ground for the driver comes from the hosts head. Where i drill a small hole and solder a ground lead in.

Greetings, :beer:
 

SKeeZ

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Re: FS: Offroad 3W+ GITD kryton build!

Awesome laser! +rep
 

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Re: FS: Offroad 3W+ GITD kryton build!

These look fantastic! Good job! I hope your sales go well! I would love one, but unfortunately, iPhone 5S is right around the corner.
 

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Re: FS: Offroad 3W+ GITD kryton build!

These are so sexy. Did you strip the anodizing off yourself? Also, if I were to send you all the parts, how much would it run me to have you make something like the laser sold here?
 

offroadfreak8582

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Re: FS: Offroad 3W+ GITD kryton build!

Hey wannaburnstuff. I did not strip of the annodizing. I only stripped it of on area's that need to contact. Like the switch, pill, inner tube threads. I like this finishing and with the annodizing mostly still there is protects the alluminum very well.

Also what parts would you send? (host, diode, driver, copper, lens, contact, board? etc.)

Keep in mind that shipping also stacks up. :beer:

greetings, :beer:
 
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Re: FS: Offroad 3W+ GITD kryton build!

Ooooh awesome build. Would it be possible to ship the head separately from the body, or even better, ship the diode separately? (stupid customs).
 

offroadfreak8582

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Re: FS: Offroad 3W+ GITD kryton build!

Yes that would be possible. But i would use another type of shipping. Via letter post.. And you would need to solder the leads together yourself. Then screw the head on. Rest i can do for you.

Greetings!
 

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Re: FS: Offroad 3W+ GITD kryton build!

Ah damn I didn't think about the fact that you are in the netherlands. Shite.
 




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