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So Unabomber from Nabisco posted this in a candlepower forum and I thought it would be cool for you Gunatics.

This could be the making of a serious weapon light!


200 lumens for $60!
Here is what you do:
Surefire G2 $30
Surefire AN14 $6
Surefire B65 $4
Surefire P91 $20
Surefire G2Z bezel (optional)

Swap out the bezels. Pyrex is better insurance against the added heat, but not totally necessary I suppose. Put in your P91. Add the extender to your G2 body. Drop in 3 123 batteries. Saw off the appropriate amount of B65 to make a custom spacer. Put on Tail cap. Enjoy 200 lumens of power!












if you didnt want to buy the surefire C3 ($139) or P3 ($79) plus the $25 P91 lamp assembly
 

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Whats a B65?
 

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DaButtKraken said:
Whats a B65?
technically its a Z29

here is a better parts price list from http://www.tacticalsupply.com/

1 x Battery Spacer (Z29)*** $6.00
1 x Battery Adapter (AN14-BK)*** $8.00
1 x Lamp/Reflector (P91)*** $27.00
1 x G2 Nitrolon*** - Color: G2 - Black $36.00
 

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ORCA said:
That's pretty ingenius. I would wonder if you kept extending it to 12 or 15 or 18volt, if the xenon bulb would just "pop" ;P
Probably. Surefire doesn't make the small bulb format beyond 9 volts. The higher voltage lights use a differently shaped bulb and reflector pattern.
 

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Nice - I was wondering HTF you were suposed to cut a battery.

If you have converted your 6P, Z2, or C2 to a rechargeable flashlight with the KR2-BK kit, and wish -- or need -- to temporarily use 123A lithium batteries instead of the rechargeable B65 battery, you'll need to drop a Z29 into the flashlight in order to take up the extra space left when the B65 is removed. The Z29 is actually a solid piece of machined aluminum that acts as a simple conductor.
 

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DaButtKraken said:
Nice - I was wondering HTF you were suposed to cut a battery.

its surefire "magic" - you cant do that with just "any" flashlight!

because its a surefire you CAN cut the battery! LOL
 

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MrMcCrackin said:
DaButtKraken said:
Nice - I was wondering HTF you were suposed to cut a battery.

its surefire "magic" - you cant do that with just "any" flashlight!

because its a surefire you CAN cut the battery! LOL

Any pics of the difference in the brightness?
 

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DaButtKraken said:
MrMcCrackin said:
DaButtKraken said:
Nice - I was wondering HTF you were suposed to cut a battery.

its surefire "magic" - you cant do that with just "any" flashlight!

because its a surefire you CAN cut the battery! LOL

Any pics of the difference in the brightness?

nope - i am sure i might be able to dig some up

i was testing an M6 - 250 lumens and a C2 - 65 lumens at the range - though they are not the same reflector the difference in brightness was intense! The M6 got hot as hell too!

btw - i checked and SW had all the parts in stock for about the same price as internet cost.
 

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I will try this and post pictures here. I hope the G2Z bezel isnt required because I dont have one lying around. You guys sure the P91 lamp assembly will fit the G2 bezel?
 

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update: Im still going to try this mod. I ordered the parts a couple of weeks ago. I got an email from Surefire that one or more of my parts is on backorder. Here are a couple of my before pics (for the part that I already have, the G2).



Stock G2

 

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I might need to do this with either my G2 or my ancient-school 6P.

Actually, it would make quite the gift for a friend I have in mind.
 

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just ordered some more goodies from Surefire to create some more magic!

AN14-BK = Battery Adapter for G2 - $8.00
Z19 = Pyrex lens kit for G2 - $3.00
P90 Lamp/Reflector = 105 lumen for 60 min - $25.00
P91 Lamp/Reflector = 200 lumen for 20 min - $27.00
A12 = Battery Adapter for weapon light - $32.00
Z29 = Battery Spacer - $6.36
SF12-BB = Box of 12 Surefire 123A Lithium Batteries - $21.00



look for some updates with comparison of:

Inova T3 - 85 lumen LED
Surefire C2 - 105 lumen incandescent
Surefire G2 - 200 lumen incandescent
 

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Balbino said:
I will try this and post pictures here. I hope the G2Z bezel isnt required because I dont have one lying around. You guys sure the P91 lamp assembly will fit the G2 bezel?


u dont need the G2 bezel - just upgrade to the Z19 Pyrex lens

and yes the P91 will fit in the G2

the difference from the P60 and P91 is voltage not size
 

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MrMcCrackin said:
just ordered some more goodies from Surefire to create some more magic!

AN14-BK = Battery Adapter for G2 - $8.00
Z19 = Pyrex lens kit for G2 - $3.00
P90 Lamp/Reflector = 105 lumen for 60 min - $25.00
P91 Lamp/Reflector = 200 lumen for 20 min - $27.00
A12 = Battery Adapter for weapon light - $32.00
Z29 = Battery Spacer - $6.36
SF12-BB = Box of 12 Surefire 123A Lithium Batteries - $21.00



look for some updates with comparison of:

Inova T3 - 85 lumen LED
Surefire C2 - 105 lumen incandescent
Surefire G2 - 200 lumen incandescent


ok - so i also ordered a "tactical" bezel and strobe tail cap!

i will have some extra pieces left over to almost make a complete flashlight to boot!
 

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MrMcCrackin said:
just ordered some more goodies from Surefire to create some more magic!

AN14-BK = Battery Adapter for G2 - $8.00
Z19 = Pyrex lens kit for G2 - $3.00
P90 Lamp/Reflector = 105 lumen for 60 min - $25.00
P91 Lamp/Reflector = 200 lumen for 20 min - $27.00
A12 = Battery Adapter for weapon light - $32.00
Z29 = Battery Spacer - $6.36
SF12-BB = Box of 12 Surefire 123A Lithium Batteries - $21.00



look for some updates with comparison of:

Inova T3 - 85 lumen LED
Surefire C2 - 105 lumen incandescent
Surefire G2 - 200 lumen incandescent
Not to mention you also ordered parts for me too, because you freakin' rock!
 

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got an email late yesterday - some of the surefire sheet is on back order

but they didnt tell me what shipped and what didnt - i logged into the surefire site and there isnt a way to find out either :mad:


but the other stuff i ordered a day later arrived yesterday! :lol:


waiting on the lamp assembles for the test
 

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lamp assembles are in!!!!!



ok this may sound a little strange - but you can visually tell the difference from the 85 lumen InovaT3 and the 105 lumen C2

however its very difficult to capture the 20 lumen difference with a camera


the best thing i can tell you is the extra 20 lumens is totally worth it, especially when you illuminate the ceiling to view the entire room


here is the modified C2:











here is the standard C2 next to an Inova T3


 

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DaButtKraken said:
Not to mention you also ordered parts for me too, because you freakin' rock!

the missing part is your dummy battery spacer Z29 - on back order
 
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