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Forum: Commuting 09-18-11, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,559
Posted By varuscelli
Hey, Zero_Enigma. It's been a LONG time since...

Hey, Zero_Enigma. It's been a LONG time since I've posted, too. I've graduated up to a much brighter set of lights than the old Fenix L2D's that I used to use all the time. Sorry for off topic --...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-18-11, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,313
Posted By varuscelli
Ha! I wish I could afford a second one to test...

Ha! I wish I could afford a second one to test the quad-spot theory.

In any case, two of these would light the heck out of whatever road or path i was traveling.
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-18-11, 12:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,313
Posted By varuscelli
I'm experimenting with lowering the XT20 light...

I'm experimenting with lowering the XT20 light setup by making the spacebars parallel to, but slightly lower than, the handlebar. I'm using a lockblock on the handlebar now to secure one end of the...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-06-11, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,313
Posted By varuscelli
Coupling the XT20 with a ZebraLight SC600 made...

Coupling the XT20 with a ZebraLight SC600 made for an interesting combo. I had half a spacebar available and thought it would make a good spot for a backup light...or one to use simultaneously with...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-04-11, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,313
Posted By varuscelli
Here's another oddity about the design/build of...

Here's another oddity about the design/build of the Klarus XT20 in that Klarus seems to have made the decision to sell a mixed reflector version (smooth on one side and orange peel on the other). I...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 09-04-11, 01:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,313
Posted By varuscelli
Klarus XT20 Dual Head Flashlight Mounted as Bike Light

I haven't posted in a while, but playing with this new Klarus XT20 that I got from GoingGear to use as a bike light has me wanting to share a bit. This is supposedly a 1200 lumen light (as stated by...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 11-08-08, 09:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,427
Posted By varuscelli
Are you sure you're locking the lever in the...

Are you sure you're locking the lever in the correct position? This pump locks with the lever up instead of lever down. If you're pressing the lever down, you're not locking it in place. That...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-20-08, 09:37 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,575
Posted By varuscelli
Can't you just yodel them out of the way? :p

Can't you just yodel them out of the way? :p
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-20-08, 09:08 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,575
Posted By varuscelli
Nice photo, Nick. But...you should consider not...

Nice photo, Nick. But...you should consider not posting images quite so large (1500 pixels is way wider than needed). It fouls up the viewing of the rest of the thread for those of us using smaller...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-13-08, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By varuscelli
Fenix Tactical also sells them, but they...

Fenix Tactical also sells them, but they erroneously call them Bikeblocks. That, or they really are selling Bikeblocks but showing photos of Lockblocks.

I should know...they borrowed a half...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-13-08, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By varuscelli
You can also likely order them (and other TwoFish...

You can also likely order them (and other TwoFish products) from Boomer Direct (http://www.boomerdirect.shoppingcartsplus.com/page/page/1719053.htm).

They're more expensive there than from...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-11-08, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By varuscelli
I've never used this myself, but know of many...

I've never used this myself, but know of many others who have. If you have a camera that does not have certain functions that CHDK can provide, I don't think it would hurt at all to give it a try.
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-11-08, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By varuscelli
I'm not very fond of digital zoom, either. But,...

I'm not very fond of digital zoom, either. But, in many digital point and shoot cameras you can turn off the digital zoom via the menu settings so that you're left with only the real optical zoom. ...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-10-08, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By varuscelli
There are certain sites like NewEgg.com where you...

There are certain sites like NewEgg.com where you can narrow your camera search results based on battery type if you use their advanced search options.

Here's a list of current NewEgg-offered...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-10-08, 11:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,397
Posted By varuscelli
It looks like you're probably going to need to...

It looks like you're probably going to need to visit one of the other threads on different styles of helmet mounts. There are several in this forum . . . and there are also threads on the same topic...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-09-08, 09:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,397
Posted By varuscelli
This one would be a good candidate for a TwoFish...

This one would be a good candidate for a TwoFish Lockblock toward the front on the middle (gray) bridge. You'd be able to tilt the lockblock back however far you need it (before cinching it down...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-09-08, 08:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,900
Posted By varuscelli
cyccommute, you often have well-though-out and...

cyccommute, you often have well-though-out and solid things to say. In this case, you're speaking in ignorance.
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-08-08, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By varuscelli
Nonsense...I can fit another eight to ten lights...

Nonsense...I can fit another eight to ten lights up there before I start feeling the pinch... :p

I'm not sure if you've seen this page before, but if not, you can pick up some interesting ideas...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-08-08, 08:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,900
Posted By varuscelli
Here's one way to get 600 lumens...but you need...

Here's one way to get 600 lumens...but you need some pretty strong neck muscles to keep your head from slumping to one side. :p

http://www.ruscelli.com/images/Flashlights/080930-003a.jpg
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-08-08, 12:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,397
Posted By varuscelli
Well, that's a good question. I haven't tried...

Well, that's a good question. I haven't tried that myself on a bike with the brake cable beneath the top tube, so I don't know if it would interfere with the cable or not. On my bike, the cables...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-08-08, 11:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,397
Posted By varuscelli
This thread is more about using these kinds of...

This thread is more about using these kinds of mounts for helmet lights, but I'm sure someone can try to answer your question if you can phrase it a bit more clearly. I'm just not quite sure I'm...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-07-08, 03:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,209
Posted By varuscelli
Depending on how much extra space you need, and...

Depending on how much extra space you need, and what your desired budget range is, here's another option using two Viewpoint Spacebars side by side. Two of these give you about the same extra...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-07-08, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,209
Posted By varuscelli
The only thing I don't like about the Nitto Lamp...

The only thing I don't like about the Nitto Lamp Holders is the price at close to $50 (not exactly cheap when compared to other similar devices, but one of the best looking in its class).

Take a...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-06-08, 09:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,209
Posted By varuscelli
I don't know if this would work for you in the...

I don't know if this would work for you in the configuration you are describing (or close to it), but I've always liked the looks of the Nitto Lamp Holder. I don't own one...but I'd like to. ;)
...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-06-08, 11:20 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,575
Posted By varuscelli
Yeah, you certainly wouldn't want the dog to leap...

Yeah, you certainly wouldn't want the dog to leap up and snatch it off the bike before you had a chance to unsheathe it... :p

That kind of thing can be sooooo annoying. :D
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