Here are a couple beam shots of the would have been perfect beam shots, but will be in a few weeks.
Thousand Watt Halogen bulb competes with the three quarter full moon.
Thousand Watt Halogen bulb competes with the three quarter full moon. The beam widens quickly as the reflector has blistered so badly, most of the reflector is no longer effective in making a tightly focused beam.
Beam as seen from a few feet away
Beam as seen from a few feet away. Light on white blossoms over exposes camera
Beam as seen from a few hundred feet away
Beam as seen from a few hundred feet away, shining away from us.
Beam from half a block distance
Here you can see the 1000 watt halogen beam as seen from half a block away. Light is aimed away from us.
Well, as I scrap parts of this searchlight and make it better, the beam will become more like the other shots of the NightHawk.