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#41 mdilucca

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Posted 14 June 2007 - 10:28 PM

I'm sitting on about 150 of the finger lights... $1 each, minimum of six, plus Priority Mail shipping.


Hey John, bring some lights when you come to Victoria, I'd love to try them :rolleyes:

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Posted 10 August 2007 - 01:39 AM

Any chance of getting pictures of either the finger lights or the ones from Walgreen's I've searched for both and the people that work there are starting to look at me with call 911 eyes.

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Posted 10 August 2007 - 07:27 AM

Like I said, I've got a bunch of these. ;)

Email me.

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Posted 10 August 2007 - 07:28 AM

Hay John, could you bring some of these to WSIKF? I'd love to get some there.

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Posted 10 August 2007 - 09:32 AM

I'll have quite a few (200?) with me at WSIKF.

$1 each, 12 for $10.

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Posted 10 August 2007 - 10:11 AM

awesome. I'll have to get some. Then I can do the night fly!!!! YAY

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Posted 13 August 2007 - 12:43 AM

Like I said, I've got a bunch of these. ;)

Email me.



e-mail set to kitelife addy :kid_smartass:
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Posted 13 August 2007 - 10:21 AM

Email received, will reply today... Big pile of email after being gone for the weekend. ;)

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Posted 15 August 2007 - 01:34 PM

Jim's lights went out via Priority Mail yesterday, I'm sure he'll post back with his thoughts. ;)

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Posted 15 August 2007 - 01:44 PM

Jim's lights went out via Priority Mail yesterday, I'm sure he'll post back with his thoughts. ;)


Well for starters how about Sweeeeeeeet :w00t:
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Posted 16 August 2007 - 11:54 AM

Take a look at http://www.bodylighting.com/

I just ordered some finger lights from them. as well as a couple other lights I want to try out and will post results later. I ordered a couple of the magentic blinkies to see if they will sit nicely in the lower tips where the weights an be placed on the B-series. As well as some of the Hair lites to see how they look on the lower tips as well as streamers kinda.

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Posted 16 August 2007 - 11:58 AM

Problem I've had with the magnetics, they eventually go sailing off... The lights are easy to find in the dark, but the metal/magnet backing is not.

Yowtch, $3 apiece on the finger lights? Too much.

Let me know how the hair lights look!

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Posted 16 August 2007 - 12:09 PM

I'm not gonna bother e-mailing you John, I'll just get 'em from you in pearson on Monday or tuesday.

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Posted 16 August 2007 - 12:37 PM

Cool. ;)

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Posted 16 August 2007 - 01:22 PM

Problem I've had with the magnetics, they eventually go sailing off... The lights are easy to find in the dark, but the metal/magnet backing is not.

Yowtch, $3 apiece on the finger lights? Too much.

Let me know how the hair lights look!



I am not planning to actually use the magnet backing, I am hoping they may fit snuggly into the weight pocket in the B Series.

And yeah - the price i pay for the convenience of getting everything from one location without having to hunt around to much, Lazy Tax.

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Posted 16 August 2007 - 01:59 PM

I'm confused, there is no "weight pocket" on the B-Series... The weights insert into the vertical spars, under the end caps.

Can you describe the pockets you mentioned above?

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Posted 16 August 2007 - 03:23 PM

I'm confused, there is no "weight pocket" on the B-Series... The weights insert into the vertical spars, under the end caps.

Can you describe the pockets you mentioned above?


OH... shows how much i pay attention. I had thought the weights sat in a pocket at the tips, where the bungie cord ties in. I didnt pay a whole lot of attention to the weights when I got my B series, just set them aside. actually I was just telling Watty that I havent had a chance to look at the DvD yet either. Guess I will have to come up with another use for the magnet flashers ;)

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Posted 16 August 2007 - 03:36 PM

Guess I will have to come up with another use for the magnet flashers ;)


I used those magnet ones for awhile and yes they can fall off with sudden moves and stops, what I ended up doing was using them on the leading edge I slip the magnet inside the material then you can stick the light on and drag it into position, when your done setting them up stuff some tissue paper in the ends around the rod so if the lights do fall off the magnets won't slide and fall out.

It works and the flashers do look cool, but after awhile it gets annoying hence why I'm trying something new.
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Posted 17 August 2007 - 08:44 PM

Jim's lights went out via Priority Mail yesterday, I'm sure he'll post back with his thoughts. ;)


Got the lights this afternoon, these are pretty cool I like them.

So of course I had to test them out tonight they work awesome, I need to find where I can buy these in bulk as they seem to be disposable after all 3 watch batteries are probably more expensive then just buying another one.

What I did find is that they fit on the end caps perfect they are very light weight, only thing I did different was used narrow Velcro cord wraps instead of the elastic band it works out perfect and whats even nicer is after you cinch it down to the end cap you can wrap the tag end around the whole light and back to itself and it stops the slide switch from turning off in dramatic dive stops :kid_smartass:

These finger lights are really cool I'm not sure how long the battery life is I did fly them for 4 hours tonight on the SUL and they are still bright and blinking nicely. and when they do die I think I'll rip them apart after I get a few I'm going to try something with them and a aaa battery for a higher wind application.

Thanks John :sign_kitelife: these were really fun and much less hectic then the magnet versions.

LOL, I actually feel like going back out and flying again at 12:45 am lmao I'm such a kid. hmm you know what no work tomorrow I think I will :kid_devlish:
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Posted 18 August 2007 - 06:37 AM

LOL, I actually feel like going back out and flying again at 12:45 am lmao I'm such a kid. hmm you know what no work tomorrow I think I will :kid_devlish:

Ah, you're starting to sound like an iQuad member... We'll be sitting around at 1 or 2 am and get a bug up our tail to go fly, pretty much no matter where we are. :)

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