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    Default CWF Dragon Driver mod

    I purchased some of Charles Wiggins Dragon Drivers. Put it in a torch that I made last year. It works quite will, and using the secondary XQE LEDs is fun!

    Finished project

    The driver, sitting upside down in the pill so I could solder the leads

    *edit, added a photo of the business end.
    Last edited by DrafterDan; 04-16-2018 at 11:53 AM.
    Have torch, will travel.

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    Very cool!!! I like

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    Nice looking light! What battery does it take?
    It looks like you used a punch to secure the driver board to the pill. Do you have any tips for doing this? It seems a lot better than the difficult task of soldering to a "heat sink"!
    Thanks, CPF!

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    Hi Ladd,
    I've done the solder-to-pill many times, I always worry about damaging the components on the driver. This does work well, but I have a lot of hammer time in my life, so I'm quite accurate. I made the pill, so the tolerances were just where they needed to be.

    I just purchased some efest 16340 unprotected for this one. My design was to make it as skinny as possible. My next version is going to be 18350 based.
    Have torch, will travel.

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    How did you get the driver?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ma tumba View Post
    How did you get the driver?
    You can send a message to Charles Wiggins on Facebook and he'll get back to you.
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