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well I had been having a bit of trouble seeing my pin in my scope. I did some checking and the LP system looks very nice but I don't have that kind of money laying around. But what I did have was the parts need to build something like it. so after a hour or two, here is the finished light system I made for my scope. It has less the $10.00 in parts not counting the 9 volt battery. I am hoping this will help me see the pin when I am shooting. Here are a few photo's of it finished and installed on my sure-loc. it has quick disconnects so I can take it apart in stored it back in the case when I am not shooting.

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pin with no light
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Pin with the system turned on
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the on/off switch has a LED as well so it easy to check that you dont leave it on and kill the battery
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If this is something you are interested in let me know and I will do a how to for this LED system.
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I did one and used a volume type switch to regulate the light. It worked great being able to adjust the amount of light on it. You can buy those at Radio Shack for a few bucks.
 

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I'd be interested to know too. Would be a fun project for my sons and I to do.

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I am going to build another one tomorrow. I will do a complete step by step with photo's and material list of what you will need to build this system. I will post it as soon as I have it finished. I am glad to see that their are some people that I might be able to help out with this. A very nice man told me once that, "this is about archers helping other archers". I am glad to do so. I will PM each of you that have showed interest in a how to as soon as it's posted.
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great Job I like the disconnect in the cable. On the one I made It connects to the bulb and you it's a bit challenging to disconnect. Because of that I ended up mounting the battery directly to the sight bar. so when I remove the sight the battery and light all come off as a single piece. Having the connecter in wire makes it more flexible allowing for more battery mounting choices. Here is the link to the other thread that shows wiring diagram...
http://www.archerytalk.com/vb/showthread.php?t=1321957
 

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Count me in. What a great project. I'm old enough that this really could help me (not to mention the lighting at our range is pretty bad) :)
 
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