I was approached by someone who had a cateye Tripleshot and the batteries were fubared it was looking a bit battered and he wanted to know if it could be made brighter ..
Well I think He will be pleased with the end result
stripped out all the internals with a view to putting in 3 XRE leds and using the existing driver with a new battery . then it struck me there may be a better way though more costly the plan was for 2 triple 20 mm boards and the carclo 20 mm narrow triple optic and use the centre section for the maxflex and switch
so a couple of 20 mm ish slugs were turned and forced in with some thermal paste the plan was an interference fit and boy is it tight it took quite a bit of force with the vice to get the slugs in
Next was to machine out the centre a bit to take the maxflex that is tight and only half a mm of wall is left .
then a small block was glued on to the maxflex ready for glueing in the cateye .
then I decided to do away with the stupid frosted cateye lens cover so used it as a template to cut one from 2 mm lexan sheet using the trusty Dremel .
Then it is just a case of wiring it all up and glueing in the maxflex
the triple stars are thermal pasted to the slugs
Job done the switch in the front is supprisingly easy to operate and looks cool to me anyways .
He just needs a 14,8 volt battery and will have the brightes cateye but does in now become a double shot
Total time to do the mod 5 hours easily achieveable with a dremel and soldering iron
the lathe helped for the slugs
beam shots when it gets dark .
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