August 3, 2012 AT 1:00 am

Flickr Pool Friday – USGI Flashlight Charger


Nathon Pryor made this awesome flashlight charger enclosure for his MintyBoost! Build notes on his site.

This old USGI flashlight gets a new lease on life by using its batteries to charge up my phone. I modified the tail cap to fit an Adafruit MintyBoost circuit in. It still functions as a flashlight, too. It might be useful for camping trips and emergencies, but mostly I did it because it’s cool.

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