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So I guess that if you read on and got until here you probably want to know how I did this? Just read further and look as the ...
Here I marked the position of the flashlight on the elastic band so I know where to sew the Velcro.
Markings on the elastic strap and the Velcro strips I used.
Fixing the Velcro to the edge of the elastic strap with a sewing pin so it will not move while I sew it to the band. Next to ...
Checked that the sewed Velcro fits to the length of the elastic strap and fixed the Velcro on top of the place where the flashlight will be held.
The two sewed Velcros. The one at the edge of the elastic strap and the other on top of where the flashlight will be held.
After that I just checked that the length of the elastic band and the positioning of the Velcro were correct. Pay attention that at this point only one ...
I fixed with a sewing pin the loop that grabs the flashlight in place. That way it is much easier to sew the loop without anything moving
After sewing the loop out of the elastic band I just pushed the flashlight through it. I had to make sure I sewed the loop tightly enough so ...
Now I had to sew two more Velcro pieces to the elastic band. The reason for that was attaching the other arm of the attaching elastic band to ...
Now the piece of Velcro attached to the elastic strip on the bottom of the elastic strip can be seen (mentioned in "1.").
Now the other "arm" of the attaching elastic strip is attached to the Velcro above the flashlight. This is the last stage. Take a look at "Step 4" ...
Here you can see how both arms of the elastic band are "hugging" the LED flashlight. Those two loops with actually hold the helmet structure so the flashlight ...
So how does this looks like attached to my helmet you ask? The final series of pictures will demonstrate that. Put both strap arms through the main venting ...
Put both strap arms through the main venting opening. Viewed from within the helmet.
Wrap one arm of the elastic strap around one of the helmet's beam and push it through the side venting opening. Viewed from within the helmet.
The strap is now run in the helmet's side ventilation opening.
The strap is now attached to the Velcro mounted on the flashlight strap's loop. Take notice that another piece of Velcro is attached to the strap's arm from ...
The other strap's arm is run in the venting opening. Can be seen with its Velcro surface.
The second arm is now attached to the Velcro on the flashlight's loop. I am done here, now only need to wait for darkness to fall!
The helmet with the UniqueFire S10 CREE attached to it.
Just to complete the picture I have here the measurements of the elastic strap.
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