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Old 02-24-06, 11:51 PM   #1
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Green laser pointers

I really need one of those and i know they can be a bit expensive.
Does anyone know here were i could purchase one other than the internet for now? Like maybe at some big chain store perhaps.
I have a $100 bill from Christmas, so if I have to use that to buy it, am i able to purchase a Visa gift card from Wachovia? Im 15, so i dont know if i have to be 16 or 18.
Haha thats funny, I just read Taerom sumbit that post on reading about those lasers. I was just reading about them too 15 minutes ago. LOL
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Old 02-24-06, 11:59 PM   #2
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What do you need a green laser pointer for?
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Old 02-25-06, 12:01 AM   #3
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Old 02-25-06, 12:07 AM   #4
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Hmmmm, sounds like EJ is up to no good Gonna try to blind some airplane pilots or something?
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Old 02-25-06, 12:13 AM   #5
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Heh ya caught me!

lol no way.. Its something for astronomy class.
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Old 02-25-06, 12:13 AM   #6
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Taken from Wikipedia

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Presentation laser pointers for business use in late 2005 were typically priced as follows:

Red : 670nm : $10
Red : 650nm : $15
Red : 635nm : $40
Green : 532nm : $59
Yellow : 594nm : $200
Blue : 473nm : $1000
If you have some spare money and want to be pimp, go for that Blue laser!
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Old 02-25-06, 12:29 AM   #7
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yeah ill be the coolest kid on the block8)
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Old 02-25-06, 03:07 AM   #8
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My cousin has a green laser pointer, points 20km, its absolutley amazing. You can see the beam in the air! I think its legal...
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Old 02-26-06, 11:16 AM   #9
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Yeah those green ones are way more expensive then your avrg 10 dollar red one, or green imitation. My physics teacher has one he ordered through the school and it was 199$
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Old 02-26-06, 11:32 AM   #10
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Yikes the one I want is only 70=O
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The difference in price for those green laser pointers is the quality of the laser diode, as in how long it lasts before it blows.

Being in with amateur astronomy, everyone and their dog has one of these for pointing out things in the sky (well they are useful). The cheap ones don't last very long. You get what you pay for.
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What do you mean?
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You basically need one of these, they overdrive them or something to make them much more powerful than the normal green ones.

I think there's a video on that site of them burning stuff with one of them.
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I really need one of those and i know they can be a bit expensive.
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What does a 15 year old kid REALLY NEED a laser pointer for?!

I think you will get bored of that device real quick unless you are going to enjoy it with the assistance of some delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol.

Waste of money if you ask me, go out and buy some stuff for your bike.
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Old 02-26-06, 01:21 PM   #15
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What does a 15 year old kid REALLY NEED a laser pointer for?!
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Its something for astronomy class.
Makes sense to me.
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Old 02-26-06, 01:24 PM   #16
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What does a 15 year old kid REALLY NEED a laser pointer for?!

I think you will get bored of that device real quick
I'm sure the OP reserves his right to get bored. Powerful green lasers are actually pretty cool, and surprisingly entertaining.
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So powerful you may reach the dark side of the moon.
Woah thats awesome them LOL.

Ouch $159.00 I could buy a new decent crankset for that.

You know, the $100 ones seems like a good price for one that goes 6 miles.

Cool link
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Old 02-26-06, 01:32 PM   #18
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Makes sense to me.
oops, didnt see that post. My bad
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Yeah, the videos on that site were pretty cool!
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Does anyone know here were i could purchase one other than the internet for now? Like maybe at some big chain store perhaps.
You got a couple of Fry's around you.
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YES i do! I forgot about that place, theres one right on 635. Ill check it out thanks.
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