Custom Brass Everyday Carry.

vestureofblood

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Hi all,

Just finished up the video on my made from scratch EDC, please let me know what you think.

 
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Dont like it, i love it Matt................amazing work there:cool: and tbh there is nothing to not love. The design is real nice to the eye, detail but not fussy, nor boring if makes sense. Perfect balance , the triple is a real nice touch one end, along with the cu pressed into the tail at the other.

Can I ask why you chose brass, say over copper or any other metal.

Real nice solid looking light there, i cant reach from here Matt, but give yourself a big pat on the back for me:twothumbs

The video is awesome too, speeded up perfectly...........really top stuff all round, video and your machining .

We need more , different flavours:D maybe 18350 or 18500 flavours:poke:
 
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The video is totally awesome, even if I wasn't interested in lights its fascinating to watch the process. Nice form factor on the finished product too. Well done!!
 
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I have to say that it looks absolutely awesome! As far as looking like something from a shipwreck, maybe it will look more the part once it patinas a little? You could engrave a compass star into the tail, or some other older nautical symbol. I do like how the head/LE fits compared into the body. Often, on other lights I've seen, the mail/female threads are reversed. The way you have it is unique. And it looks like using it onehanded should work well.
 
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Great build and it really does look like something that could've been made in the last century....except the LED's:)
Thanks for sharing the build video, I love watching raw material turning into flashlights!
 
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I can't believe that was freehanded! Amazing result and your videos continue to amaze with how easy you make things look.
 
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Amazing looking light and one any true flashaholic would be proud to carry!
 
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I'll take it! ...... crap, maybe I'm a bit premature....lol. Great video and great looking light..How does one get on the list!
 
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Nice work! It looks like the lathe and shop I use to work at. I never got to make cool flashlights though! I spent most of my time programming and running a CNC mill.
 
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Thanks you all so much for the comments!


Can I ask why you chose brass, say over copper or any other metal.

I like the color of brass the best. Other than acetal there is nothing easier to machine than brass either.


You could engrave a compass star into the tail, or some other older nautical symbol.

Some engraving or stamping is actually a pretty good idea. Thanks.

I'll take it! ...... crap, maybe I'm a bit premature....lol. Great video and great looking light..How does one get on the list!

Mmmmm No list. This is a one of a kind for sure. I will be putting it up for sale soon though.
 
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First, One of the best videos I've seen in a darn long time. Good video, audio and narration.

Nice light size and execution.

Changes? 18500 body, knurling on the raised portions of the body and a thin raised knurl ring on the head somewhere.

Two Thumbs Up!

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I agree, the most interesting video I've seen about the making of a flashlight.

And the light is beautiful.

You, sir, are an artist.
 
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Thanks again for the feedback all.
 
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Fyi. The link takes you back to the build thread, instead of the sales thread. Great light, great pics. Glws!:)
 
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This was just awesome to watch. Congrats to the maker on an exceptional piece of art and to the buyer who clearly appreciated it from the start.
 
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Do you take requests for building custom lights? I'm sure a lot of people would be willing to dish out for them... XD
 
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Do you take requests for building custom lights? I'm sure a lot of people would be willing to dish out for them... XD

Yes, I have made them upon request a few times. If you have a project in particular you would like to discuss you can email me. [email protected]
 

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