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Old 06-17-2012, 02:01 AM   #23
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Originally Posted by fizzout View Post

Anyhow, I wanted to warn everyone that optics for XML are not readily interchangeable. However, the XML LEDs from LEDGroupBuy fit perfectly with the optics, as they had opposite side soldering pads that matched the optics.
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so i received my LEDS from Rapidled.com and the optics from ledgroupbuy.com only to learn this lesson the hard way! The cut outs don't match the pads of the stars... guess i'm going to have to use the soldering iron to melt the plastic around the holes
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