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Postby subter » Jun 29, 2007 11:52 am

I'm not sure how much the batteries are in this puppy but I'm going to give this project a shot over the weekend. I'll post my results: http://www.metacafe.com/watch/581888/10_police_flashlight_hack/ If anyone else makes one please let me know how it works for you.
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Postby CaveGimp » Jun 29, 2007 11:56 am

This was mentioned on another post, http://forums.caves.org/viewtopic.php?t=4484&highlight=

I have modded several lights this way. Its pretty bright, but as mentioned int heother thread, I'm not sure how long the bulb will last being overdirven as it is. Its a nice cheap way to get a small bright spotting light to point out formations in a cave. Buyt he batteries online, much cheaper, e-mail me if you want to know of some good sites. tooleyg@cox.net. At Wal-Mart the batteries are about 2 for $10, so it would be $15 in batteries for this mod.
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Postby gillip » Jun 29, 2007 12:34 pm

If you need CR123, check out the Surfire Brand. I was getting them at Sportsmans Warehouse for about $4 for 2. They seemed to perform well. I think they lasted about as long as the Duracells.
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