Flashlight, at National Geographic

marinemaster

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Surefire 6P body takes 103 seconds to make

Very interesting documenatary on the natgeotv channel about flashlights and batteries. They showed how they make a SF 6P body from a solid aluminium rod. Looked like the rods were about 20 feet or more long. Then they use a German milling machine to do all the operations to finish a 6P body. Very, very interesting documentary.
 

1996alnl

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Re: Surefire 6P body takes 103 seconds to make

Now that's what i call good entertainment.

Take care
 

RichM

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ON now at directv National Geographic channel.
Man Made: The Flashlight

http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/series/man-made/3070/Videos#tab-Overview

The human eye is a powerful tool, but its completely dependent on light. It was
the invention of the humble flashlight that enabled humans a safe and portable
means of shedding light on the dark corners of the world. The Flashlight takes
us on a journey from the time when fire was the only means of illuminating the
night, to the high-tech manufacturing of the most powerful flashlights today.
 

Zim

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Re: Surefire 6P body takes 103 seconds to make

What was the channel it was on?? I wonder if my cable carrier gets it...
 

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Re: Surefire 6P body takes 103 seconds to make

Isn't this the History of The Flashlight? Some CPFers are featured in it.
 

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download?:shrug:

I don't think theres going to be a rerun:(

its a 45 minute show, featuring more about surefire than mag et al.
I have a copy of it, 525mb, .wmv
I guess I could host it on rapidshare...in 200 mb parts :ohgeez:
 
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download?:shrug:

I don't think theres going to be a rerun:(

its a 45 minute show, featuring more about surefire than mag et al.
I have a copy of it, 525mb, .wmv
I guess I could host it on rapidshare...in 200 mb parts :ohgeez:

Could you compress it a little with windows movie maker? I do that with my youtube vids... film them, edit them down to 10 minutes and then compress them down to ~45M for uploading on youtube.

:popcorn:
 

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I can't seem to get it to work on google video nor rapidshare:green:

I keep getting this "connection reset" message in the middle of the upload. tried it all night and it still hangs:shakehead
 
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