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    Dec 13, 2012, 9:33 PM - Re: ESB Gaunlet greeblie help #51

    Intriguing... any idea on a timeline, asok? I have a set of gaunts I'm working on right now, and at the very least I'd like to have the actual switch from this pocket light.
  2. Dec 14, 2012, 1:05 AM - Re: ESB Gaunlet greeblie help #52

    I was at work when the auction ended..i had a snipe set up, but it apparently wasnt enough :/ Lost by 2 pounds...One day i will get one...*sigh*
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    Dec 14, 2012, 9:48 AM - Re: ESB Gaunlet greeblie help #53

    Quote Necronaut said: View Post
    Intriguing... any idea on a timeline, asok? I have a set of gaunts I'm working on right now, and at the very least I'd like to have the actual switch from this pocket light.
    No clue yet. It will just depend on when it gets to me.
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    Dec 14, 2012, 4:01 PM - Re: ESB Gaunlet greeblie help #54

    Ok guys I've got the everyday light will get some pics of it and also have the switch part moulded next week.
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    Dec 15, 2012, 12:05 AM - Re: ESB Gaunlet greeblie help #55

    Quote boba trooper said: View Post
    Ok guys I've got the everyday light will get some pics of it and also have the switch part moulded next week.
    Congrats for the purchase! Can't wait to see the images! Could you do some measurements too, to confirm my values from post #14 and #19? Thanks!
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    Dec 15, 2012, 1:34 AM - Re: ESB Gaunlet greeblie help #56

    Can't wait to see it!!
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    Dec 17, 2012, 5:01 AM - Re: ESB Gaunlet greeblie help #57

    Ok guys here are pics of this everready mini light as a whole and taken apart abit ready for me to mold the button, the measurements on post 14 by ral are pretty much on the button, there perfect so you can go off them or some of the ones Ive taken, anyhow here they are if anyone needs anymore let me know.

    Cheers

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    Dec 17, 2012, 5:17 AM - Re: ESB Gaunlet greeblie help #58

    Thanks so much for the images and the measurements! My measurements were based on the image provided from the Ever Ready Catalog and the overall length might also include the light bulb:

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    I will correct those measurements when I get home.
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    Dec 17, 2012, 9:28 AM - Re: ESB Gaunlet greeblie help #59

    Here is the image with the Ever Ready Minilight's measurements:

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    A huge thanks (again) to boba trooper!
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    Dec 17, 2012, 10:05 AM - Re: ESB Gaunlet greeblie help #60

    That is great! Once I get mine in the next week, I will have copies for anybody in the US.
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    Dec 17, 2012, 11:06 AM - Re: ESB Gaunlet greeblie help #61

    Very cool, and thanks to everyone for sharing their finds!

    Now the next question... was this used as part of the gauntlet shape at the front, or did they just use the guts & light inside and the button on the outside?
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    Dec 17, 2012, 11:36 AM - Re: ESB Gaunlet greeblie help #62

    Quote Necronaut said: View Post
    Now the next question... was this used as part of the gauntlet shape at the front, or did they just use the guts & light inside and the button on the outside?
    It is possible that they used the whole mini torch and build that part of the gauntlet around it:

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    Dec 17, 2012, 1:20 PM - Re: ESB Gaunlet greeblie help #63

    That is what I think. If it's supposed to be functional like the one in the supertrooper gauntlet it needs the batteries, and keeping the rest of the torch built in sounds like an easy solution to keep the batteries built in.
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    Dec 17, 2012, 3:15 PM - Re: ESB Gaunlet greeblie help #64

    Quote RafalFett said: View Post
    It is possible that they used the whole mini torch and build that part of the gauntlet around it:

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    I'm with Raf on this one. That's my theory as well
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    Dec 24, 2012, 10:17 PM - Re: ESB Gaunlet greeblie help #65

    Ive always thought of it as the whole torch in the gauntlet ...the recess at the front looks to me to be a rectangular opening cut into the vac of the gauntlet with the torch face behind it ... the bulb would be masked off and the recessed torch front painted ...thats what I think we see at the front...(my theory )...
    the torch could be mounted on velcro with the switch sticking through the side panel ?...this leaves easy access to batteries and a self contained unit in the gauntlet ... after all 'why fix what isnt broke?'
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    Jan 5, 2013, 7:55 AM - Re: ESB Gaunlet greeblie help #66

    Im Working on a set of gauntlets at the moment so will build a platform to hold the light in and see how it goes will, let you all know how I get on with it and also if anyone needs just the button part, as soon as I have molded it I will send a few out if people want one.
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    Jan 5, 2013, 11:24 AM - Re: ESB Gaunlet greeblie help #67

    I should have mine in 2 weeks. :/ Won the auction on Dec 14 and he says that it will ship today.
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    Jan 5, 2013, 12:35 PM - Re: ESB Gaunlet greeblie help #68

    Is the button a 'slide' switch, or a push-button on the flashlight?
  19. Jan 5, 2013, 7:17 PM - Re: ESB Gaunlet greeblie help #69

    Quote Necronaut said: View Post
    Is the button a 'slide' switch, or a push-button on the flashlight?
    Slide switch. It slides very little though. I remember having one of those flashlights when i was a wee ladd lol
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    Jan 5, 2013, 7:42 PM - Re: ESB Gaunlet greeblie help #70

    Thanks!
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    Jan 22, 2013, 5:25 AM - Re: ESB Gaunlet greeblie help #71

    I have worked on these files for a while now... and almost drive me crazy. Most of the parts are based on estimations and guess work using the images posted by boba trooper (a huge thanks for him!) and although I didn't posted measurements, I provided a mm and an inch ruler to help you in printing the image at the right percentage. I did a test print using the Windows Picture And Fax Viewer program (for Windows users) with the 'Full Page Fax Print' option, resulting a perfect 1:1 page (sadly I'm not sure about the LTR format). But I guess it depends on the printer settings too...

    Here are the files in A4 and Letter formats:
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    If there are areas that needs tweaking or resizing, just let me know and I will do the necessary adjustments.


    Have fun!
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    Jan 23, 2013, 9:11 PM - Re: ESB Gaunlet greeblie help #72

    fantastic, simply remarkable.
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    Jan 24, 2013, 7:45 AM - Re: ESB Gaunlet greeblie help #73

    Awesome.......
  24. Mar 9, 2013, 5:44 PM - Re: ESB Gaunlet greeblie help #74

    Anyone got one of these yet and or had any luck finding any on the web?
  25. Mar 9, 2013, 7:55 PM - Re: ESB Gaunlet greeblie help #75

    I ALMOST got one on the bay...lost it by $1!! ugh...maybe next time. Im trying to get my hands on one to rig up in my gauntlet

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