The GT, Proto V2 arrived!, the BLF special giga thrower

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tk 61 left, tn 42 right
tree at 100 feet or so

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It is a trade off
A small die LED would certainly give more throw
A big quad die led would certainly give more lumens
In our opinion the XHP35HI is best for a good thrower (and when Thrunite and Niwalker agree it is pretty clear the way to go Wink )

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Nice beamshots no doubt!

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The Miller wrote:
Nice beamshots no doubt!

ty sir Thumbs Up
forgot to say, all these are modded
tn40 = 470 k lux
tk 61 = 500 k lux
tn42 = 775 k lux

so if you figure the gt is going to hopefully be 1.2 mill lux give or take
thats 400 k lux or more, over the tn42
might set that tree on fire if im not careful when i do beam shots Crazy

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I’m interested in one please.

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BrianK wrote:

If the other half is really brain dead, claim that a C8 grew?

LOL, I’m afraid that’s not going to pull it off..

Nice to see the head can be unscrewed. I’ll wait and see if I can make an easily swappable MCPCB or Pill incl. driver once I lay my hands on it. But it’s pretty nice as it is right now. Although WAY too huge ofcourse Silly

I agree to get the max throw out of this thing with XHP35, just for the throw numbers of the whole project. Modding it thereafter with XHP70 should be easy enough (and very tempting!)

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yes will update list later

wall shots, troubled driver, kicking in LVP all the time, stills from the video showing the issue so nowhere nearly as bright as it can be run when issues ar resolved. Also note in proto a HD and not a HI XHP35 is used. I just tried to ake screenshots for the hotspot already looks pretty tight, good for a first proto and with such huge reflector

Ang this is thus also a XHP35HD not the HI yet

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Wow, finally beamshots! Apart from the beam, the rest of the flashlight looks very nice too! High quality!

-Air cooled 4x XHP50.2: http://budgetlightforum.com/node/56829
-SkyRay King 4x XPL HI, TN40 clone: http://budgetlightforum.com/node/55195
-XHP70.2 Maglite 2D: http://budgetlightforum.com/node/54791
-SkyRay King 7x XML2, TIR, 8x 18650: http://budgetlightforum.com/node/54886

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beautiful tint! not far from full scale production then i suppose?

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Ok, can you please put me on the backup list ? I have no use for this light at all, but can’t resist.

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Yes will update list later

OP updated (including topic title) with
http://budgetlightforum.com/comment/1155307#comment-1155307
from proto with lots of things to be corrected, on low modes and with XHP35HD instead of HI, but still they are the first wall beamshots

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Isn’t that technically a floor beamshot Wink

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Sledgestone wrote:
Isn’t that technically a floor beamshot Wink

Mwah. Not sure. It is a French beamshot. People there sometimes put wall-paper on their ceilings Silly

I always think long and hard before I say something really stupid.

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Henk4U2 wrote:
Sledgestone wrote:
Isn’t that technically a floor beamshot Wink

Mwah. Not sure. It is a French beamshot. People there sometimes put wall-paper on their ceilings Silly

French from China??

Might be the floor of Great Wall.. Big Smile

Very strange that LVP kicks in with buck driver, my assume that battery carrier might be a problem…

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wow, at this rate the GT will be in our hands ooner than the Q8. Lumintop sure goes fast with this one.

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A little birdy told me that protos could be being sent out for inspection soon…..

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NikolaS wrote:
Henk4U2 wrote:
Sledgestone wrote:
Isn’t that technically a floor beamshot Wink

Mwah. Not sure. It is a French beamshot. People there sometimes put wall-paper on their ceilings Silly

French from China??

Might be the floor of Great Wall.. Big Smile

Very strange that LVP kicks in with buck driver, my assume that battery carrier might be a problem…

The driver issues turned out to be a simple issue with the wrong firmware version being used, I figured it was something like that. A very easy mistake to make and very simple to fix.

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dekozn wrote:
wow, at this rate the GT will be in our hands ooner than the Q8. Lumintop sure goes fast with this one.

Yes, Lumintop and Neal have been a joy to work with, at this rate it just might beat the Q8.

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It will be tripod-mountable i believe? Thought i’d read something like that.

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R10500 wrote:
It will be tripod-mountable i believe? Thought i’d read something like that.

Yup.
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Yep tripod hole is there

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Cool! Due to the size it’ll be the first crew served flashlight in history; someone to carry the tripod and another to carry the light.

( ex-military will get it, maybe. I apologize for the way my mind works. I still can’t quite get over the massiveness of it.)

For those not wanting to lug a tripod and the light there’s always this idea: http://powerpictures.crystalgraphics.com/photos/view/cg1p77428059c/maxim...

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You could use one of these

Type, price and quality vary but just search Ebay and you can get one for about us$12 or less.

Cheers David

Nothing to see here folks, move along...BLF GT proto

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Beautiful prototype, it seems that this project is going really fast!

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Thank you for the update Cool

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I hope The Miller will post some beamshots when it gets dark

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Ha I wish I had it
It is in China at Lumintop
And we just received an email from Neal saying:

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I am with the lumintop boss on the mountain to test the BLF GT

I think there is a pic in the email but need to open it on the PC to see it, could be a very nice pic!
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Indeed there are some nice beamshots in the email, very nice indeed. It also has the XHP35 HI LED now as well:

I am getting very excited Love

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The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools. --Herbert Spencer , English Philosopher (1820-1903)

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My LED Test series - XP-L2 V5  - Nichia 219C 90+ CRILatticebright "XM-L"XHP35 & PWM efficiency - XHP50 - XP-L V5 - XM-L2 U2 - XP-G3 S5  - XP-L HI V2 - Oslon Square & direct comparison to Djozz tests - Nichia 319A - Nichia 219B 9080 CRI - Nichia 219C D320 - Nichia 229AT - XHP70.2 P2 - XHP50.2 J4 - Samsung IH351D

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Wow! Smile

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