FW3A, a TLF/BLF EDC flashlight

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Thanks! I forgot to tell but I assume that you know : I am John(Ion in native) and I am flashoholic.

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Please put me down for 2 of these beauties … Many Thanks.

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joechina wrote:
Thanks The Miller!

Could you add in the OP where the size is mentioned: “This is as small as a SK68” ?

Many know how pocketable a SK68 is and an now the FW3A with the power of a 18650 Smile

It’s really that small? I might have to get another for a back up then. That’s really small for a 18650.

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Yeah great idea Joechina!

Will update list later!

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@cabfrank
No it isn’t. Evil
my SK68: 93.6 × 26.0 mm
FW3A: 94.8 × 25.5 mm

But I hope you get the idea Cool

Plenty of light and the runtime of a 18650 AND Narsil

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I do. Really close, and for a triple, with 18650, pretty amazing. Thanks for the reference to help visualize it.

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thanks

DavidEF wrote:
rizky_p wrote:
anyone know how many lumens this flashlight will pump out, or how hard it is going to be driven?
http://budgetlightforum.com/comment/1156936#comment-1156936
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i believe i would like one of these lights, please.

thank you.

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Welcome to BLF!

Will update list later!

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Another small update, the light I built is working by now and provides another good proof of concept:

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Woohoo
Looking great, though small in size not in progress!
Sweet!

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Nice work fritz. Thumbs Up

 

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Looks great!

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Looks awesome!!!! Party

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Looks awesome, good and great!

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I’m in for one.

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The only thing left is for Fritz to send that working sample over here and let me get readings and pictures… Big SmileBig SmileBig Smile

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Yes
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will update list later (ha did I got you Dale Big Smile )

It is pretty awesome that this light is based on an actual lathe build beauty!
First prototype not from China but designed and build in Germany!
If I wasn’t involved this mere fact would be something to spark my interest for sure Wink
Sorry US people but “made in the USA” does not ring high quality here in Europe. Made in France/Italy neither. But designed and made in Germany is considered a sign of real quality.
Japan and Germany , both say quality nowadays but German means expensive. So cool the FW3A is designed in Germany!

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I’m interested!
If not to late, I’d like to sign up for one FW3A please Thumbs Up

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After a loooong reading and a loooong thought about this, I guess I cannot miss this opportunity! 2017 is the flashlight year for me Big Smile
The price is the one mentioned in the OP, right?

The Miller, please put my name for 1 flashlight.

Thanks and..really nice work! Thanks to all involved Wink

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Nice you made a thorough decision Wink
Will update the list later Smile

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Something came up, please withdraw my request. Thanks.

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My suggestion is to just wait until it’s ready for you to buy then decide if you have the funds. No need to take your name off the list. Your not committing to buy anything. Who knows, maybe you’ll have the money when its ready. Thumbs Up

Unless of course the thing that came up is a big deal, like your going to prison for a few years. Then yeah, you might not want to buy it then. Lol

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Hey, put me down for a second one. This is a no-mod, well maybe emitters, great light and is a good size and has good firmware.

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Yeah Jason, this is kind of what I would write too
Sure Matt

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Please add me to the list for one as well.

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Please add me to the list for a second one.

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Put me down for one

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the Miller, I used to believe in the quality of German engineering as well, and then I bought a Volkswagen Turbo Diesel. Sick

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