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    Fenix l2D as rear blink?

    Is it possible to paint or add a red glass to the fenix l2D and use it as a tail light on strobe mode? How would it compare to the Dinotte 140 ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by veggie_lover View Post
    Is it possible to paint or add a red glass to the fenix l2D and use it as a tail light on strobe mode? How would it compare to the Dinotte 140 ?
    The strobe rate is very fast. I wouldn't recommend it. The DiNotte is civilized, the Fenix's strobe is intended to disorient. Power output of the Fenix L2D Q5 after installing the red filter is considerably lower than a DiNotte 140, too.

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    Are any flashlight manufacturers building a red LED version? From what I am reading, adding a red filter is not good. What you need is a red LED to begin with . This would be a lot cheaper than the Dinotte 140.

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    Quote Originally Posted by veggie_lover View Post
    Are any flashlight manufacturers building a red LED version? From what I am reading, adding a red filter is not good. What you need is a red LED to begin with . This would be a lot cheaper than the Dinotte 140.
    Yep, Mini Mag lights can be modified....

    http://www.brightguy.com/products/Mi...Lambertian.php

    http://www.brightguy.com/products/Co...Flashlight.php
    Flying an airplane is really very simple...Push the stick forward, the house gets big. Pull the stick back, the house gets small. Keep holding the stick back, the house gets big again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bicycleflyer View Post
    The Coast tactical flashlight has a 12Hz strobe. I have a flashlight with a 12Hz strobe and it's not a friendly thing to use on people.

    That Mini-M*g mod looks interesting, 40 lumens is about what a DiNotte does on its lowest mode (pic), and that still mops the floor with a Swerve or SuperFlash on steady-burn (pic, same camera settings). But no flashing option is mentioned there


    Bigger picture: those who want DiNotte 140-like power for less money could consider getting a Whelen TIR3, which is about $50, and hitch it up to a battery pack of your own (9.6V-15V should be ok). I have the similar Nova BULL and it's easily a match for the DiNotte.

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