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    Default CPF-NW 2012 Fall GTG (Greater Seattle Area)

    September 29, 2012

    20245 SE 192nd St
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    Hi all, who's interested in getting together in September, perhaps the 22nd or 29th? Is the barn available either weekend?

    I've been talking to someone who may want to bring some interesting new things (pre-production lights) to show off.
    Last edited by electromage; 08-27-2012 at 03:22 AM.

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    I'll show.. and bring my lights.

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    sounds good
    Finally seeing the light - going back to incans!!!!

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    Sounds good. I will check on the barn today. Will check both dates. Any preferences?

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    Any date is good for me.
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    Either of those dates is fine for me. I'll actually bring my collection this time. I think I only had 4-5 lights last time

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    Got the barn scheduled for September 29th.

    Time to get planning!

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    The 29th it is! Looking forward as always. Now if I could just put something together to show and tell..
    If your future's not bright enough, you need more light!

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    Did anyone bring firearms last time (besides CC)? I got there late so I wasn't sure if interest increased or decreased from last fall.

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    I'll show, still rather new to the flashaholic fever so I only will have 2 lights to bring... hope that's ok... But I have a crap ton of knives.

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    Did anyone contact Mike@PTS. Without him and his wife's participation this will be a slow get together. They are the, glue,
    the power that makes it all happen. And they have great prices on their merchandise.
    Dave
    Last edited by dwminer; 08-27-2012 at 10:42 PM.

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    working on expanding my collection before this happens, with this coming up it gives me a reason to pull the trigger on a few toys

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    Quote Originally Posted by Karasu View Post
    working on expanding my collection before this happens, with this coming up it gives me a reason to pull the trigger on a few toys
    That's always fun, but don't worry about impressing anyone We're all there to have a good time. You might even want to save up some cash in case you see something there you like. Mike from PTS Flashlights is usually there.

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    I think I can make the 29th.


    I saw igNITEor's Death Ray at Burning Man this year, though I didn't run into him. That beast really shines (Hah!) out in the desert with no trees or clouds to get in the way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Karasu View Post
    I'll show, still rather new to the flashaholic fever so I only will have 2 lights to bring... hope that's ok... But I have a crap ton of knives.
    Luckily, the flashaholic and knife addict population has a large overlap. At the meetup this spring, I spent as much time looking at sharp things as at bright things.

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    Has anyone gotten a hold of Mike@PTS? He rarely answers his phone, but I just sent him a text. I don't think he's on the forums much.

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    I talked to Mike's wife Julie today. They will be there.

    Make sure everyone knows.

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    I will have hamburgers and hot dogs for the potluck.

    Someone want to organize other contributions?

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    This sounds like fun.

    Is this "The Barn"? If not, move the placemark to where it should be. Then I'll set the map to read-only.

    Thanks!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Photon View Post
    This sounds like fun.

    Is this "The Barn"? If not, move the placemark to where it should be. Then I'll set the map to read-only.

    Thanks!
    That's correct.

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    Wonder if some of the guys in Vancouver would want to make the drive down
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    This sounds cool. I don't post here a lot, but I browse the forums regularly. I will be free then and I can bring a few lights (one or two home made if I can get them working) and a couple of knives (It sounds like all are welcome?) How big of gathering do these usually get? (wondering how much to bring for the mentioned pot luck?

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    29th Sounds cool. I think I can make the drive up there again. I'll bring the much better focused NightHawk and maybe something I haven't built yet, but may??? I have a new killer design using many off the shelf parts that should make an incredibly bright, thin focused beam. Ready this time or next Spring.$$$ ???


    Beam from the "Better-Focused-Night-Hawk" Could be seen over 7 miles, but I got scared before driving further to see beam, turned around and drove back home Fast, and shut the thing off!


    Beam could be seen seven miles away!
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    Quote Originally Posted by LightSward View Post


    Beam from the "Better-Focused-Night-Hawk" Could be seen over 7 miles, but I got scared before driving further to see beam, turned around and drove back home Fast, and shut the thing off!

    Beam could be seen seven miles away!
    Did you get a call?

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    Quote Originally Posted by electromage View Post
    Did you get a call?
    No calls this time.

    Many individuals, photo takers, numerous cars, and just before light shutdown, police showed up, flashed his lights for a second, but drove off after I shut the NightHawk down. Overall, no problems...just made me nervous.

    Several friends having parties in slightly remote, hard to find areas, with many invited, out of town guest driving in at night, have asked to use the NightHawk as a homing beacon.

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    shari...i will post a notice at work if you will send it...g

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    Quote Originally Posted by yowzer View Post
    I think I can make the 29th.


    I saw igNITEor's Death Ray at Burning Man this year, though I didn't run into him. That beast really shines (Hah!) out in the desert with no trees or clouds to get in the way.
    You did? Well that's good to hear! Do you remember what night that was? Was pimping the Death Ray for another department as well.
    Gonna try to make the GT.
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    Will still try and make it to the 'Get together'. $$$$<no tengo

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    Quote Originally Posted by IgNITEor View Post
    You did? Well that's good to hear! Do you remember what night that was? Was pimping the Death Ray for another department as well.
    Gonna try to make the GT.
    Sunday, in the Fire command post area at the Temple burn. Think I saw it off in the distance before the Man burnt as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yowzer View Post
    Sunday, in the Fire command post area at the Temple burn. Think I saw it off in the distance before the Man burnt as well.
    Ah yes, the awesome dudes and dudette's in the yellow shirts! We do the "safety beacon" vertical beam for the ESD Fire Command to get upfront seating on the edge of the inner circle. This year we tried to filter the Death Ray with a green gel. However, with all the green lasers flashing around, it didn't have the desired effect with regards to the Incident Command color we we're trying to achieve. Maybe yellow next year .
    Next year, if you're interested, please ask one of the Ranger's guarding the yellow tape to come find me so I can have you sit with us and toast the moment!

    Sadly, the drive motors for the filter and lens functions on the Death Ray have almost completely failed! For the last burn on Sunday (Temple Burn) I couldn't shift out of wide angle. Still gave the safety and silver suit teams enough of a reference beam to locate the fire command post. We are in the process of requisitioning the Gate & Perimeter department for some parts $upport. I have my eye on the used GSS-14 with a refurbished VSS-1 in the crate listed on ebay

    I may be able to get the Death Ray functional for our GT. I have the complete service manual to help me make it worse than it already is.

    If anybody has yet to see the GSS-14 Jeep version, it is truly the bad ass of all the 2.2 kW Varo Inc. xenon's.
    And this puppy come's with the super long tower cord!
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