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crffish

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Re: Buy> McGizmo Haiku... ( Haiku owners please post pictures here as well for drooli

Precisionworks,

Those trit slots look great!
 

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Re: Buy> McGizmo Haiku... ( Haiku owners please post pictures here as well for drooli

What size are the trits you used?
Those are 1.5x5mm.

These are 2x6mm:

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Re: Buy> McGizmo Haiku... ( Haiku owners please post pictures here as well for drooli

Precisionworks,

That is so cool! The only thing that would make it better is if you could cut ninjas in half with it.

~ Chance
 

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crffish & Chauncey,

Thank you both for your kind words. The Haiku is a canvas that's just waiting for a trit or two ... or even 16 :)
 

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Re: Buy> McGizmo Haiku... ( Haiku owners please post pictures here as well for drooli

Wow these definetely look bright !

Do you know how much "meat" is left at the tail section ? There is a internal groove that holds the rubber boot retaining o-ring.
Or does the tritium slots fall in the treaded section that holds the switch ?
 

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Re: Buy> McGizmo Haiku... ( Haiku owners please post pictures here as well for drooli

... do you think that you could put trits in the fins like the v10r?http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/141/4v10rwithtrits.jpg/
The short answer is no. The reason is that the "head fin" section of the V10R is detachable & that allows easy access for the drill bit. The Haiku head is solid & there's no way I can see to do that operation without totally redesigning the head into three parts - something that's not likely to happen
 

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Re: Buy> McGizmo Haiku... ( Haiku owners please post pictures here as well for drooli

Do you know how much "meat" is left at the tail section ? There is a internal groove that holds the rubber boot retaining o-ring. Or do the tritium slots fall in the threaded section that holds the switch ?

Like most lights there are places on the Haiku where slots are fine & quite a few places that they aren't suitable. The tail image shows that the slots are just slightly rearward of the area that is drilled & tapped for the pocket clip screws:

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Go any farther forward & the slot will open into the groove for the O-ring & boot. The thickness at the tail is substantial, about 0.150" (3.81 mm) so milling a 2mm deep slot leaves lots of metal. You can still throw your Haiku out of an airplane & it will survive :devil:

2mm slots in the head are more difficult as there are lots of internal cuts to consider. Notice how the slots are located as far to the back of the head as possible:

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Go the tiniest bit farther forward & the slot will open into a bored out area.
 

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Re: Buy> McGizmo Haiku... ( Haiku owners please post pictures here as well for drooli

My Haiku, after it came back from PrecisionWorks to have some slots milled and UKMidnite to get anodised. The trits were waiting at home, just as the new high CRI light engine... :devil:

When I took the pics (quite in a hurry, sorry...), the head was unfortunately not yet aligned correctly, that has been fixed now!

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Re: Buy> McGizmo Haiku... ( Haiku owners please post pictures here as well for drooli

My Haiku! The only different from original is the clip. I use scotch brite to polish it to glossy finish.
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Re: Buy> McGizmo Haiku... ( Haiku owners please post pictures here as well for drooli

My Haiku, after it came back from PrecisionWorks to have some slots milled and UKMidnite to get anodised. The trits were waiting at home, just as the new high CRI light engine... :devil:

When I took the pics (quite in a hurry, sorry...), the head was unfortunately not yet aligned correctly, that has been fixed now!

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Ok, that is just plain awesome. :bow:

I would be soooo curious to know what Don thinks of a light that has been dolled up like this. :popcorn:
 
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