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    Meet the Skull, 2x XML/Regina

    During the winter and with the birth of the Lflex, I decided to try to design a light that would look good as well as work well.

    After looking for hours and hours on beamshots, I decided on a double Regina. Connectors are from Binder. Slightly large, but IP68 and not bayonet. I like the idea of the light disconnecting before my neck in case of a crash.

    It has worked fine so far.

    the weight of the light with helmet mount is 91 grams.

    what do you think?

    Lars
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    Haha I like it!

    But.. where are the beamshots? Also, I've been thinking of using those connectors so it would be nice to see how (big) they look with the battery connected.

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    That Rocks!!

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    now with beamshots

    [jsl], I went out to get some beamshots.

    there are 4 coke cans at 10, 20, 30 and 40m in a not too straight line. The last of the houses is @80m. There is a slight uphill slope.

    the first is a control. I just couldn't wait till it went all dark..
    the second is the light at bar height at 2500 mA
    the third is with a bar and a helmet @2500mA (I made 5 of them )

    last is a picture with the connector attached. When I first saw the connector in real life it looked huge, but I have grown used to it.

    Actually I would like to get a slightly larger switch, without going to the 16mm diameter of the most common ones. any ideas?

    I tried it this weekend at a 24 hour relay, the reason for the lower current. It works very well on singletrack as helmet mount.
    My brother borrowed a bar mounted skull, and combined with a XRE Achesalot triple it was enough for him and for escorting a couple of unfortunate souls, whose lights gave up mid-track. his didn't


    I will do a more comprehensive write-up this weekend.

    Lars
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    Very nice and unique, like it a lot.

    The wife noticed in the first picture that the skull has hairy arms

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    I like it, would be nicer if you could get a cleaner seal on the white silicone though? In the beamshot, what is the dark shadow on the left? Landform?

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    Somewhere I have seen Mr Skulls brother with the big eyes .....





    Scary things with hairy arms and glowing eyes out there in the dark woods ...

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    Nice machining, was that all done manually?


    Any shots of the inside of the housing?

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    I love the alien look.
    Great Job!

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    Hi, supernice!!!!!!!

    Greetings - Saludos

    msxtr
    Warning!!! my english is very very bad, sorry.

    Easy DIY led light1
    Easy DIY led light2

    The Beast!!!

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    nice job!
    notes etc...
    style 1+
    connector, like those, just not for helmet,...
    for me, still trying to figure out where to put 1 or 2 drivers + dimmer,
    as you give me ideas, asymmetric , might be a plus.
    as usual, just ignore my rambling.
    add some glow in the dark front o-rings, paint the nose, enjoy, very cool.
    should probably dig out my Frankenstein, proto's, sell them as collectors items.

    and need some tips, for ehm, affordable, cnc, mill, router, lathe, argh only one, but need them all,...
    tips, welcome
    cheers, Rob

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    Very tidy - did you CNC it - and is the Lflex inside?

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    Real nice job Lars. Am I right in thinking you are using the 720 series Binder connectors and are you happy with them ?

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