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List of budget hosts

Johnyz

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Recently, I was doing a research about all the available "budget" hosts. I thought it would be nice, if I shared what I found. If you know about any more, please tell me and I will add them right away. Shipping is valid for U.S., overseas may need to add some extra funds.

Mohrenberg's Blue Hotlights Kit



  • Side clicky
  • Accepts either 22600, 18500 or three 10440
  • Plenty of space for driver (button support can be hollowed out)
  • $15 + shipping


OdicForce Focusing Laser Host



  • "Direct press" heatsink
  • Accepts either two CR2, 15270 or single 14500
  • Entire head rotates to focus
  • Pretty much the same host as new style dilda
  • £8.99 + shipping


Ray J Neal's Guidesman



  • Massive heatsink
  • Accepts single 18650, 22650, 22600 or three 10440
  • Polished heatsink face available for $5 extra
  • Special driver heatsink available for $5 extra
  • $22 + $3 shipping


Ray J Neal's Compact 14500



  • Accepts single 14500
  • Flush heatsink (easier focus) available for $3
  • $15 shipped


Ray J Neal's 22600



  • Accepts single 22600, 18650 or triple 10440
  • Optional GITD sleeve (?)
  • $25 shipped


Dealextreme DIY Cree + Survivallaser Heatsink




  • Accepts either single 18650 or two 16340
  • Pretty much the same as Jayrob 18650 black
  • Copper heatsink available for $10 more
  • $26.90 + shipping for aluminum heatsink


Jayrob Pen Host



  • Similar to Leadlight
  • Very tiny build, not recommended for the first time
  • Accepts two AAA or two 10440
  • Side momentary switch
  • Available in black or chrome
  • $11 + $3 shipping
 
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alf638

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Great thread, this is very useful. I had never actually seen that pen host before, I might have to get one.
+1 for a really good thread.
 




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