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Old 01-30-08, 12:25 PM
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Originally Posted by smacmillin View Post
I'm going to build my own tail light using a Luxeon III red-orange LED driven at 1,200 mA with a 6 x 24 degree optic. I believe that this will be far brighter and with a wider field of view than most commercially available tail light
Sounds like a good plan. Seems to me that oval optics are the way to go to be seen on the road.

Fill us in on all the details when you do it. This DIY Dinotte style looks like one of the easier DIY options. I may try that for next winter, with whatever improved emitters are available then.
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