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another e700 add on build

Post by jax13 » 09 Sep 2015, 20:48

not a ground breaking build by any stretch of the imagination but in a bid to make my build lighter and quicker to switch between rifles compared to my old rail based add on i feel i've achieved it pretty well.

my intention was to make a build that was modular so that it can take any power source and any monitor / dvr but at the same time eliminating any gaffer tape or unsightly adaptor stacks to bridge between rca & bnc connections.

also, I prefer my monitor to be side mounted down the scope rather than on top as I feel it is a more natural shooting position (it is on a weaver mount attached to a fig8 illuminator mount next to the front scope mount. with that said, I'm pretty happy with the unit itself as it is nice and clean and performs as any e700 build should while cutting about half the weight from my old setup.



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I aim to shave down the knurled parts of the rear cap slightly and scotchbrite it to take the gloss finish from the surfaces

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Re: another e700 add on build

Post by nealh » 09 Sep 2015, 22:25

Nice clean build. :wave: :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
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Re: another e700 add on build

Post by jeffo » 09 Sep 2015, 22:55

very nice

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Re: another e700 add on build

Post by some bloke » 10 Sep 2015, 05:56

Yup - compact and clean build. :thumbup:
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Re: another e700 add on build

Post by Torchwood » 10 Sep 2015, 06:48

Nice build there Cam. :thumbup: looks tidy and functional. Well done. Now you need to build a monitor box. Looking forward to it ;)

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Re: another e700 add on build

Post by jax13 » 10 Sep 2015, 08:33

no monitor build needed!

the ability to use either the 3.5" or 5" screen or a dvr and just jack the power from next to the av feed gives me the flexibility to use whatever is at hand, likewise the power source.

(i am currently fettling a twin 18650 box to attach to a weaver for attaching to the rail on the dsa to eliminate the need for a stock pouch)

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Re: another e700 add on build

Post by blueeyes » 10 Sep 2015, 09:10

Very neat and tidy :thumbup:

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Re: another e700 add on build

Post by Ooops » 03 Mar 2016, 09:04

jax13 wrote: i am currently fettling a twin 18650 box to attach to a weaver for attaching to the rail on the dsa to eliminate the need for a stock pouch
Hi Jax, I was just wondering what you came up with for mounting the twin 18650 box to weaver.
I'd also like to see how you side mounted your monitor / DVR
TIA
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Re: another e700 add on build

Post by jax13 » 03 Mar 2016, 13:33

Jethro wrote:
jax13 wrote: i am currently fettling a twin 18650 box to attach to a weaver for attaching to the rail on the dsa to eliminate the need for a stock pouch
Hi Jax, I was just wondering what you came up with for mounting the twin 18650 box to weaver.
I'd also like to see how you side mounted your monitor / DVR
TIA
I didn't bother in the end as I went with the 501d torch mod someone posted to make a torpedo. Essentially screw a rat tail plug into the torch body instead of the led head and cut the switch off in place of a dc plug. Stick it in a scope ring and it's done! (There is a thread about it on here but can't remember who originally posted it)

Monitor mount is simple, hot glue a Tom Tom mount to your screen in place of the normal mount with a scope ring lower glued / screwed to the other side then I'm using a 45 degree Weaver adaptor on my scope mounted Weaver rail (that the ir is attached to) and have the monitor on the back of this.

If I get chance tonight or tomorrow I'll rig it up and post some pics for you.

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Re: another e700 add on build

Post by Ooops » 03 Mar 2016, 16:24

jax13 wrote: I went with the 501d torch mod someone posted to make a torpedo.
:thumbup: many thanks, I've read it.
jax13 wrote:Monitor mount is simple ..... If I get chance tonight or tomorrow I'll rig it up and post some pics for you.
That'd be great, thank a lot.
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