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    SWM V10R Ti+ control ring question

    I have a V10R Ti+ that I like quite a bit overall - the only issue I have is the control ring has a little bit less resistance than I'd like - I can bump it in normal use and change levels. I'd like to add a bit of resistance to the feel but have no idea how it is attached and what, if...
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    Sunwayman V10R Ti+ aka the nature of expectations

    I've been on a bit of a hiatus from the hobby - other stuff primarily camping/backpacking with my son have taken a front row seat (along with cycling and some other fun and games, plus just plain old real life). Anyway - I've been EDCing mostly an Arc6 (with a K2 TVOD emitter) and an HDS era...
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    What I'm looking for... but can't find...

    I've been poring over the Custom BST and can't seem to find a particular setup I've been searching for. I have a bored 6PL that I'd like to up the ante. So a P60 dropin for Surefire - would like a triple emitter setup - ideally 5000k or so - that runs on one lithium ion 18650 and has a...
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    Two weekends in the woods ...

    So I spent a weekend at a cabin with my daughter and her Y Guides Tribe, and a weekend tent camping with my son and his Scout Pack. Not surprisingly, I took along a few lights! I always find it interesting to be challenged with what I pick to take when I know I'll be in the dark and really...
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    The fourth stage of flasholism - becoming a "tint head"?

    I admit I've not paid much attention to tint once I/we moved past 5mm angry blue LED's to the Luxeon lottery (which I generally won and had no cat urine green lights so I just accepted tint as one variable that was by and large uncontrolled). So I haven't paid much attention to tint really -...
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    Dedicated bike versus flashlight/twofish

    I'm an old CPFer but new to bike lights (having gotten a new road bike and started up riding again after a years and years layoff). Due to scheduling issues I find myself during the week riding at least two mornings in the dark - suburban roads some with OK light and some not so much. On the...
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    Ice Storm - Power Outage lessons and observations

    We've had some fairly significant weather, particularly for the southeast, including some decent ice accumulations. Our power lines are all underground so we don't have many outages, but did get a couple hours without power last night and it was a good opportunity to put some lights and plans...
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    My experiment with non-AW RCR123's

    I picked up a few Ultrafire RCR123's to use with my new Incendio when I ordered from battery junction as I did not have extra AW cells not already in dedicated lights. I figured there would be little difference - but I have noted that the Ultrafire cells do behave differently. At first I...
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    Lumapower Incendio V3+ - first impressions

    I received my Incendio V3+ yesterday and have had a short period to use it and get a feel for what it brings to the table. As background, this is only my second Lumapower light, the first being a rather old two stage Lux1 AA (model eludes me) that my son still uses to this day. Not eye...
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    Stymied - P60 drop in SST50, P7 or MCE

    Since my highest power drop in for my 6P (bored for 18650 and McClickie tailcap mod) is a 1.2A Q5 3SD from Dereelight - which overall has been a great drop in - I'd like to get something with a bit more oomph for that body (and move the Q5 back to the CL1H body as my by the back door and check...
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    Sold/Expired WTB: low force spring for McE2S/McGizmo etc...

    If anyone has one spare low force spring for the McE2S/McGizmo lights they'd be willing to part with I'd be much obliged! I just sourced a McE2S and I like the light but it is a thumb breaker particularly in a Aleph trim tailcap :ooo:
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    Potential ice storm here in the Queen City

    So I've been charging up batteries and collecting other necessary items (like gas for the generator!) ... ugh. This is one time I hope I DON"T have to use my lights... :candle:
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    So... what to get for my 6PL (bored) body?

    I just received my 6PL body back from an 18650 bore job anda a McClickie upgrade ... but now have to decide on a new drop in! I currently have a Dereelight 2SM Q5 that is on my CL1H body that my wife uses to check on the dogs (simple UI - twist head for high, other way for low and a clickie)...
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    Flaky Z57 - will McClickie fit?

    I know I can put a McClickie into an Aleph tailcap with boot and that will screw onto my eseries lights, but given the relative newness of the Z57 is it possible to simply replace the switch in the stock z57 with just the McClickie switch? I've looked (i.e. searched) and can't seem to find...
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    Creemator/Acorn driver sensitivity?

    I have a recently acquired Creemator with the Acorn 1.3 driver and it is a pretty amazing little light. However, I've noticed that it is finicky about clicky bodies. On the VG FB1 body it came with it works fine but there is a very slight waiver in output just before the microswitch latches...
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    What is/who makes the best clickie?

    I like a clickie interface but it appears to historically be a weak link in some great flashlights - whether it is the notorious Kroll back in the Arc LS days, the Arc4 sort of switch switch, Surefires clickie issues, Vital Gear FB body micro switches, Ra Clickie original run switches, etc... it...
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    Aleph body question

    As I understand it the Aleph bodies are compatible with E series heads, does the compatibility extend to tailcaps as well (i.e. will a Z57 fit an Aleph _x123 body)?
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    Surefires - sort of addicting...

    I don't have a collection worthy of the c/e series addicts threads, but having recently dipped my toes into the Surefire waters I have to admit that they do have "something" about them that is kind of addicting. I started with a 6PL - partly to use as a host for a drop in I'm considering (I...
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    L1 Cree upgrade/update options

    I picked up an L1 Cree recently intending it to complement my E1L by providing more output and a RCR123 option in that general size class. Low and behold I must have a overachieving E1L but based on my rather unscientific ceiling bounce test with an old light meter they appear to have about the...
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    6PL/17670 Issues - help?

    I have enjoyed my 6PL and have experimented with a couple different drop ins as well as the stock P60L and on primaries have been quite pleased. I have tried a Dereelight 3SD (runs only on one li-ion) and the P60L on a 17670 from AW I had around to use in my HDS tube and it does not run well...
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