Your Favorite Modified Flashlight

325addict

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My favorite modified flashlights are all incans. I simply don't like LED flashlights. The one that's my pride is the Megalennium 3S 18650... by FiveMega, indeed. Second must be again a FM construction: the M*g 2.5D, taking either 4 pieces 18650 in a 2S/2P configuration or 2 of those chunky 32650s. Add a metal reflector, a glass lens and a Tad Customs PR bulb drawing 1.2 Amps at 7.2V and you have a VERY usable light indeed. Number 3: the Surefire E1e, simply modified with a Lumens Factory 50 Lumen bulb. I now also modified it with a Lumens Factory smooth bezel, as the standard bezel ate its way through many trousers' pockets!
 

richbuff

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My favorite modified light is the MS18 with V54 engraving that passed through Vinhs' hands for his tuning, adjusting and modification.
 

Fireclaw18

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My favorite flashlight is usually whatever I just modded.

Currently it is the sideswitch light above (pictured next to a Lumintop FWAA for scale):

It is a Zebralight SC52w, modded with:
* Driver replaced with Mountain 15mm DD (FET+1) with Anduril firmware
* Emitter replaced with filed down 20mm triple Noctigon with 3x SST-20 95 CRI FD2 bin.
* Reflector replaced with filed down Carclo 10507 optic
* Added a few strips of Talon Grip tape on the outside of the battery tube.
* Replaced stock clip with deep-carry titanium clip.
 

fivemega

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You guys have nice flashlights.

Any other favorite modified flashlight that you have or had?
 

tx101

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Fivemega 3 x 18650 3S Megalenium.
LED Zeppelin MZXR-7 with 4 x McR19XR reflectors and 3 x aspherical lens
 

tx101

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I still love Maglite mods ... D cell and C cell incans converted to LED.
I have Magmods with P7s, multi emitter mods with Cree XREs, K2 TFFC (remember those) and XPGs.
Back then custom parts and machining where readily avaliable, re-machined hosts, hard anodizing. Now nothing :(
I am now down to my last 2 LED heatsinks, both for a D cell. One is already taken with a Nicha 519 I am planning.
 

sween1911

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Too many to choose from. I love my Gladiusesss.. Gladiuii? The Blackhawk Gladius is very special to me as I figured out on my own how to retrofit a P60 reflector and upgraded LED and have done a bunch for other people.
 
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