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    Hi all,

    I really had a very small role to play in this light member mcbrat sent me the body and head and requested a light engine/adapter to mate the 2 other parts. So I guess this is the "mcbrat special"










    This is such a wonderful light. It feels like a million bucks in your hand. Looks like some 1800s early 1900s steam punk and has all the power and feel of a 2016 super light. What more could a guy ask for.


    Thanks again Mick for giving me the opportunity to hold such a work of art in my flashaholic hands.
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    Whoa! It has a Classy look too. The Turbo Brass Mac Daddy.
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    Now that's a chunk of brass. Drool!
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    Oooh, that looks pretty cool. From the looks of it, it looks like it has awesome throw.

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    That's a gorgeous light!
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    Quote Originally Posted by vestureofblood View Post
    Hi all,

    ...

    This is such a wonderful light. It feels like a million bucks in your hand. Looks like some 1800s early 1900s steam punk and has all the power and feel of a 2016 super light. What more could a guy ask for.


    Thanks again Mick for giving me the opportunity to hold such a work of art in my flashaholic hands.
    this is precisely why I love the Mac lights. the feel in the hand is just incredible.

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    Amazing work. Well done.

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    Congrats mcbrat/VOB. That is one special light!
    Thanks, CPF!

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    That is one gorgeous chunk of brass! Congrats Mick and beautiful work as always Matt! Is that a high amp clicky I detect in there? And are those available for purchase??

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    For those wondering about the head, it's a Mr. Bulk Big Bulkhead head meant for a brass lion cub light.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Exeter354 View Post
    That is one gorgeous chunk of brass! Congrats Mick and beautiful work as always Matt! Is that a high amp clicky I detect in there? And are those available for purchase??
    the blue board you see is the driver board (with tall spring) on the battery side of the driver/LED section .
    The body and switch is stock Mac, and the head is stock Mr. Bulk.

    so now I can just switch heads. the standard EDC head, or the Turbo Head. just need to do a Tri head to complete the set

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    Quote Originally Posted by mcbrat View Post
    the blue board you see is the driver board (with tall spring) on the battery side of the driver/LED section .
    The body and switch is stock Mac, and the head is stock Mr. Bulk.

    so now I can just switch heads. the standard EDC head, or the Turbo Head. just need to do a Tri head to complete the set
    Ah yes, I see that now. The driver and spring had the look of one of those badass high amp clickys...but of course, it's on the wrong end...silly me.

    That is one terrific light and gives you some great options!

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    Thanks all. I really enjoyed this project. Brass is a nice break from the daily grind.
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    Just coming back to look again. And got to thinking, that has to be one of the best Mac legos, and we will call it a Mac lego, I have ever seen. Great eye for this one. Good job.
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    Image links are not showing for me. Any chance getting that fixed?
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    they work for me on both mobile and laptop

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    Now they work fine! Yay.
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    Great inspirational pictures -- what eye candy!
    Thanks, CPF!

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    A "Bulked" up Mac! Excellent idea there Mick!

    I suspect "Mr Bulk" would approve.

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    Beautiful , I am looking at the body and thinking modern , looking at the head and thinking 1900's. If I could think of a name, the centurion fits the bill for me...........light of the century .

    Amazing work!

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    Wow!!

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    Stupendous!!!...
    In one word like in thousand...

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    This is why I love flashlights. Endless possibilities. So cool!!

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    Like a boss.

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