Originally Posted by ThunderCactus
what if one were to import it, reduce the output to class 1 and measured by a reputable source?
because you can reduce the output of most lasers.
Had a similar discussion a while ago - everyone just "Nah" for numerous reasons ("HOW DO WE REALLY KNOW?!?!?!?!")
Your best solution is to either
A) Buy that real shit
B) Buy a Class 1 diode from a reputable source, with paperwork, and potentially build your own shit... And then find additional ways to document it because your homebrew laser will come under additional scrutiny come game time.