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Free way to brighten the LED (appears brighter)

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  1. Tanner S Hyde

    Tanner S Hyde Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Dec 25, 2009
  2. TheRealZero

    TheRealZero Full Member ECF Veteran

    Jul 28, 2009
    Very clever. A thumbs up to you sir!
  3. The Mosh

    The Mosh Moved On

    Jan 5, 2010
    kansas city
    This one works great on manual batteries, but it makes autos harder to draw from.
  4. River

    River Super Member ECF Veteran

    Nov 11, 2009
    Independence, KY USA
    the ones on my 510 are pretty bright anyway, I use them to get around the house with all the lights out all the time.
  5. PaganPaul

    PaganPaul Full Member ECF Veteran

    Apr 21, 2009
    Washington, DC
    And I thought I was the only one to do that at night! Great minds think alike...
  6. Tanner S Hyde

    Tanner S Hyde Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Dec 25, 2009
    yea they make killer mini lights, last foooooorever with no atty on em:)
  7. NatureBoy

    NatureBoy Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jan 21, 2010
    Ventura, CA
    I want to make mine dimmer, or I should say more evenly distributed... the blue LEDs on the Revolver Elite look great, almost have a UV quality to them, it's diffused.. whereas the Sidesho LEDs tend to be a bit sparkly, and you can see where the LED is inside the tip.

    I was wishing I could replace the plastic tips to the ones like on the Elites.

    This kinda works in a similar way by diffusing the light, neat trick.
  8. Tiger

    Tiger Super Member ECF Veteran

    What a great idea, never thought of doing that. But it should only be done with manual batt not auto.
  9. Uncle Pennybags

    Uncle Pennybags Super Member ECF Veteran

    Nov 24, 2009
    Gainesville, GA
    I can't see the vid where im at. Can somone please explain what's in the vid. Thanks
  10. Thyestean

    Thyestean Vaping Master ECF Veteran

    Oct 29, 2009
    Upstate NY
    I used to do that with one of my old devices. It wasn't to make the led brighter though it was just because it made it easy to find the caps again when I was ready to set my PV down lol With sound activated batteries though it will set them off if you tap that cap on anything.

    He put one of the carto "condoms" over the LED light end of his battery to make the light brighter.
  11. Tanner S Hyde

    Tanner S Hyde Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Dec 25, 2009
    Simply slide the silicone condom from a cart (KR carts best) part of the way onto the "lit" end of a PV, leaving some sticking out. The light from the LED makes the whole thing glow and it's much more visible from the first person and creates a larger more even looking light :)
  12. mrjaguar

    mrjaguar Moved On ECF Veteran

    Jan 2, 2010
    simi valley, ca
    greensmokes sells these little rubber things that are like cart condoms, but they have a hole in the end, in exactly the right place for the hole on the carto, so they work awesome (and you can put the PV in your teeth without fear or breaking something) these work well on the end with an auto battery, they have a hole, so no problems with hard draw n so forth.
  13. Tanner S Hyde

    Tanner S Hyde Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Dec 25, 2009
    Mr. Jag, Good find!
    Imma have to get some of those, when I put a closed cap on my auto it makes it stay on a bit after I stop drawing...
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