DIY: The Ultimate Headlamp (Or Practically Anywhere Lamp)

Chad

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LIGHTBULB MOMENT:
Inspiration comes at the most random times, and in the most random of places.  At the 2017 SEMA show, I was talking to the crew at Baja Designs when I noticed that one of the guys had built a battery powered Squadron light, and it got me thinking.  What if I could take a small Baja Designs light like the S2 Pro, and 3D-print a mount for it that would make the light work with the GoPro ecosystem of mounts?

This way I could mount the light on my helmet, or any place a GoPro mount could be used, including the magnetic mounts we covered in our meet the maker series of articles.  The S2 Pro’s 2,450 Lumens of light mounted on a helmet, bike, or in any dark place...
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I’ve been doing this with cheap Chinese lights for a few years. Bought an S2Pro yesterday. I have some aluminum mounts that I machined to mate with the GoPro. I hope I can use these. Great idea and write up.
 
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