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    I'm not generally much for lanyards and beads, but that middle one is very nice
    ... is the archimedes peak

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    Love the beads, always a nice accent!!!
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    Trinity.


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    Beautitrioful!!!!!

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    Very new to this whole thing but making baby steps and all that... Ordered mine the other day... yeah I'm excited Love the tricked out torches everyone has!

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    Just finished working on two McGizmos, a Sundrop (with DatiLED XP-L light enginge) and a RPM Haiku Lego (with DatiLED XP-L HI light enginge). Both heat coloured and stonewashed but the Haiku got a Blair´s Death Hot Sauce treamtment :-) which gives it the nice bluish patina finish.





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    beautifully done Eric!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eric242 View Post
    Just finished working on two McGizmos, a Sundrop (with DatiLED XP-L light enginge) and a RPM Haiku Lego (with DatiLED XP-L HI light enginge). Both heat coloured and stonewashed but the Haiku got a Blair´s Death Hot Sauce treamtment :-) which gives it the nice bluish patina finish.
    Those look great but how durable are the finishes and are they something we can do ourselves at home without getting burned?
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    Quote Originally Posted by xdayv View Post
    beautifully done Eric!
    Thanks Dave

    I don´´t know what actually is different from anodizing titantium but I think heat colouring, at least to the temperatures I do, appears to more durable than anodizing. I use a torch that provides a 1500 degrees celsius flame (so burning yourself should be easy Kaichu ) and judging from the colour I guess I heat the titanium up to something between 500 and 600 degrees. Stonewashing is done in a 1L widemouth nalgene bottle with sharp stones of diffferent sizes. Takes about half an hour to get results that tumblers need quite a few hours to achive. The hot sauce (Blair´s Original Death) is applied to the titanium surface, than burned with the torch for a few minutes until it is just black. When I put it into cold water to cool it down, the black stuff flakes off and leaves the blueish surface behind. And I guess if that what you see is what stays on after a few minutes of stonewashing it should be durable. Also, heatcolouring and stonewashing can alsway be redone.

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    McGizmo 119V HIVE Mule and its friend the Maratac AAA Copper.

    Maverick Workshop recently made some lanyard beads out of turbo glow material which is handy for finding your flashlight in the dark!




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    Nice beads!
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    Quote Originally Posted by RedLED View Post
    Nice beads!
    Agreed, very nice. Just looked and they do orange too, which is a bonus. GiTD beads are less likely to scratch the torch or damage the lens than tritium beads or lanterns (IMO)

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    Wait did you say ORANGE!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by RedLED View Post
    Wait did you say ORANGE!!!
    Check this out, my good man:

    https://maverickworkshop.com/t/turbo-glow-beads

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    Thank you, Thenikjones!
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    LS20 is one of the most aesthetically pleasing lights ever made IMO. All these years later and it is as modern and beautiful as it ever was.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nbp View Post
    LS20 is one of the most aesthetically pleasing lights ever made IMO. All these years later and it is as modern and beautiful as it ever was.
    I couldn’t agree more and the 27 complements it so well.

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    I think I would (slightly) prefer the LS27, but never had one. Do like my LS20 though ....
    ... is the archimedes peak

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    Quote Originally Posted by archimedes View Post
    I think I would (slightly) prefer the LS27, but never had one. Do like my LS20 though ....
    This is certainly a revelation of sorts! Arch, you never had an LS27? Wow!
    Well if you ever wanna check one out let me know.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dirty wage guy View Post
    This is certainly a revelation of sorts! Arch, you never had an LS27? Wow!
    Well if you ever wanna check one out let me know.
    Yes, one of the very few torches I've wanted yet never tried.

    For years, a DaFAB LS27.8 was one of my grails ....

    http://www.candlepowerforums.com/vb/...-update-LS27-8

    Like a GTC flipper, just never happened
    ... is the archimedes peak

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    To get us back on-topic, it took me ages to finally track down one of these ...



    ... is the archimedes peak

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    Never seen that one before Arch! What're the details? Is that the retaining ring peeking through the head?

    Quote Originally Posted by archimedes View Post
    To get us back on-topic, it took me ages to finally track down one of these ...




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    Quote Originally Posted by ninemm View Post
    Never seen that one before Arch! What're the details? Is that the retaining ring peeking through the head?
    PD Mule, and that is the O-ring (if you are referring to the blue part) , thanks
    ... is the archimedes peak

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    Quote Originally Posted by archimedes View Post
    To get us back on-topic, it took me ages to finally track down one of these ...
    I agree. The timing was always wrong for me when one of these came up.
    "It's not rocket surgery"

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    Here is my McGizmo Haiku XP-L(HI)! Such a great light. I love the XP-Ls. Great color and good throw.


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