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    Help kl4 mods

    I have 2 l4's and I want to mod one of the kl4 heads I like the stock "wall of light" but I need it to be brighter, what would you suggest?
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    I suggest something like this!

    3 X Seouls in a KL4.




    Last edited by DaFABRICATA; 01-26-2008 at 05:45 PM.
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    Default Re: kl4 mods

    Just upgraded to a P4 or K2-T emitter makes it quite a bit brighter, you can keep the stock reflector.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Groundhog66 View Post
    Just upgraded to a P4 or K2-T emitter makes it quite a bit brighter, you can keep the stock reflector.
    But make sure you only use a single 123 since the L4 uses a boost converter. Using 2x123's will probably smoke the LED and/or circuit. A single 17670 will probably work (maybe overdrive it a bit) but it will be bright.

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    Default Re: kl4 mods

    the K2-T sounds like a good fit, the dimensions are the same as the V if I'm not mistaking, what about runtime? and if I do a cree are the dimensions the same as the V? next, what if I completly redone the entire head? what driver and led would be sufficient and should I change out the reflector to a joker 20?
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    Default Re: kl4 mods

    I would say do a driver/emitter swap with a Seoul, with a Cree you would likely lose the wall of light due to it's rather narrow emitting pattern.
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    Default Re: kl4 mods

    DaFABRICATA, who did the 3 x Seoul mod?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cat View Post
    DaFABRICATA, who did the 3 x Seoul mod?

    ???

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    Quote Originally Posted by lumafist View Post
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    Dafabricata did that mod himself. It's much more impressive in person. The KL4 was always a wall of light. His is more like the great wall of China

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    Yes, I did the mod myself. It only took me a few hours to complete.
    It is exactly a huge wall of light!
    I liked the fact that I could illuminate an entire room evenly. The flood is great and it inspired me to build another light using 4 bare Seouls and one with a reflector for a defined hotspot in a KL2. Heres a link....
    http://www.candlepowerforums.com/vb/...d.php?t=191410
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    Default Re: kl4 mods

    DF, I love that KL4!

    Question??? This will sound dumb but I am serious. How do I find where in the heck this thread is posted? I clicked into it as the latest post in CPF Custom Builders and Modders butt but if I click into CPF Custom Modders and Builders this Kl4 thread does not exist??? This is what I see at the top of my screen.....

    CandlePowerForums > Custom & Modified > CPF Custom Builders and Modders > kl4 mods Reply to Thread

    I have never seen Kl4 as a sub category under CPF Custom Builders and Modders Is there a secret CPF I don`t know about cause ya`ll are hiding it from kenster? Can`t blame ya! Hehe!

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    Nevermind but by the lack of threads and posts I believe I am not the only one that didn`t know about this existing.
    Last edited by kenster; 03-09-2008 at 11:07 AM.

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    Default Re: kl4 mods

    Check here http://www.candlepowerforums.com/vb/...d.php?t=168222 for the KL4 triple seoul.
    The link works but a lot of pics are gone
    Last edited by 1wrx7; 03-09-2008 at 11:11 AM.

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    Default Re: kl4 mods

    Quote Originally Posted by 1wrx7 View Post
    Dafabricata did that mod himself. It's much more impressive in person. The KL4 was always a wall of light. His is more like the great wall of China

    thanks for swift answering......

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    Quote Originally Posted by DaFABRICATA View Post
    Yes, I did the mod myself. It only took me a few hours to complete.
    It is exactly a huge wall of light!
    I liked the fact that I could illuminate an entire room evenly. The flood is great and it inspired me to build another light using 4 bare Seouls and one with a reflector for a defined hotspot in a KL2. Heres a link....
    http://www.candlepowerforums.com/vb/...d.php?t=191410

    Great work!! (as if that was a secret....)

    the CF on the KL2 looks like a killer to fabricate....

    Thanks!
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    Edit: read about the CF..
    Last edited by lumafist; 03-09-2008 at 12:25 PM. Reason: read the other thread not so fast.....)

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