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    The thread that will never die!

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    Count me in as well!

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    I'm in can't wait for this to happen looking for some older Alpha parts.

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    "Be still and know that I am God." Psalm 46:10

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    Just realized this had migrated to page two. Can't have that now, can we???

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    Dangit Greg, I thought maybe Don had posted something! Don't do that to me!
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    Just reheating my popcorn, man... sorry!

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    Quote Originally Posted by nbp View Post
    Dangit Greg, I thought maybe Don had posted something! Don't do that to me!
    lmao

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    Annual bump, just for NBP...

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    Only been waiting like 6 years! I'm overdue for a new-old McGizmo. Been spending all my money on Sebenzas lately. Haha
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    What, wait...this isn't going to happen?? You mean I have been sitting here pressing F5 for no reason for the last few years?? I wore out 16 keyboards so far!
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    I guess when and if Don is ready. Not a moment sooner. I know I'm not alone in keeping a candle lit waiting, though.

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    ... is the archimedes peak

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    I'm pretty sure he doesn't have any excess prototypes left to sell. His offerings have been pretty stable for the past few years, and LED technology has matured to the point that it's no longer necessary to test a dozen different emitters to select the best one for a given flashlight.

    I do remember how much fun it was when I first got into custom lights, though. It was my first foray into high-end personal gear, and my first foray into a hobbyist community. I scored a Ti PD-S with a prototype emitter in the last auction Don ever did. I still have it.

    Thinking back on that time takes me to a good place in my mind, before I was constantly worrying about money, before I lived alone for a couple years while my girlfriend lived hours away (which turned out to be disastrous to my mental health), before I developed an anxiety disorder, before I spent hours every day feeling lightheaded, back when I was much more confident about my decisions. Among other things, when I bought a high-end custom flashlight, I could be absolutely certain that I had gotten the best product the market had to offer; as much fun as my RC hobby is now, it always leaves me second-guessing whether I'd have been happier with Vehicle Y instead of Vehicle X -- so to shut up the voices, I end up buying both, and then selling one for a massive loss.

    It's funny, I used to think the money I spent on custom flashlights was prohibitively expensive. RC puts it into a very favorable perspective.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nbp View Post
    Only been waiting like 6 years! I'm overdue for a new-old McGizmo. Been spending all my money on Sebenzas lately. Haha
    Agreed! Bought a few Sebbies myself. I miss Don's garage sales.

    I'm overdue for a new McGizmo purchase as well.
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