yup it's me again ;)D

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    hello folks i just got done with the new battery packs for my shoe mount flashes.
    i love these!!! it's around 1lb and this sucker last's aaaaalllll day!!!!
    ok here's the skinny. go to home depot and get

    1 replacement battery for emergency lighting
    6V 6.4ah sealed lead acid rechargeable -$16.00
    husky phone and tool pouch --------------$4.98
    6FT of 14 Gage wire------------------------$3.00
    and some one way plugs 3 to a package-$2.98
    1 box of slide on terminal clips------------$1.98

    Total ----------------------------------------$28.94 + tax







    here's a link to more shots of mine Visit My Website

    here is a you tube on it.
    diy battery pack you tube



    rick
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    Cool! Can you show what's going on inside the flash?


    “Try and penetrate with our limited means the secrets of nature and you will find that,
    behind all the discernible concatenations, there remains something subtle, intangible and inexplicable.
    Veneration for this force beyond anything that we can comprehend is my religion.”
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    hey Dane i just soldered the wires strait to the springs. i'll see if i can get a pic up letter.




    rick
    JUST BE NICE THATS ALL.
    Richard Olson
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    Great idea Rick... I realize they'll work all day! What are you using to recharge 'em?
    Rob
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    What kind of flashes are you using?


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