FW3A, a TLF/BLF EDC flashlight

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pepinfaxera wrote:
Are lists of stakeholders still needed? I continue to update the list page 71

If you are willing to continue, it would be very helpful.

pepinfaxera wrote:
http://budgetlightforum.com/comment/1120877#comment-1120877 = Rick . ( -Rick- ) Post 131

Thanks! Updated.

I have only three names now which do not match, and one is confirmed as a deleted account.

I’m still adding the code to handle cancellations, so there are still several lines in your list which are not merged into post #4 yet.

BTW, the format I’m using is simple. One request per line, and lines are either a sign-up or a cancellation:

+    name    http://link-to-signup
-    name    http://link-to-cancellation

A script reads this to produce the list in post #4.

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Can I ask what output level the strobe modes work at? Ramp ceiling level?

It’s configured to strobe at the highest regulated level, about 1000 lumens. This is about as high as it can go in strobe mode without overheating.


Excellent, a good design decision. Looking forward to adjustable strobes!
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pepinfaxera wrote:
http://budgetlightforum.com/comment/1128889#comment-1128889 Post 446, page 15

Man Without Shadow

http://budgetlightforum.com/comment/1120528#comment-1120528 Page 1, Post 17

http://budgetlightforum.com/comment/1136457#comment-1136457 Page 21, Post 603

Petroleum Lante……. ( Petroleum Lantern Guy )

Thanks again! I’ve updated my list and script so it can find these two, and more generally so that it can match names which are longer than what BLF displays in the post header.

I think everyone is now accounted for.

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Interested +1

You are number No. 811 on: Interest list updated by pepinfaxera, View page 71, ,
http://budgetlightforum.com/comment/1255477#comment-1255477 ,

How many lanterns do you want in total? . . . …x… units? .

One is fine. I thought that I had enetered this, but didn’t find my name on list. Now I see it there, thanks!

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O. K.
Here I continue, I continue.
once every 7 days.
Greetings and thanks.

pepinfaxera

Sorry for my bad English
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ToyKeeper wrote:
For now, I’m making a thing to verify each name matches someone who posted in the thread. That should help. It may also help with matching up requests to the posts where they were made.

Edit: It found 23 name errors and I fixed all but 4. I don’t see posts in this thread from:

  • ManWithoutShadow
  • Petroleum Lantern Guy
  • Rick
  • Throw me in to darkness …

It looks like the posts or accounts may have been deleted.

I think “Man Without Shadow” has spaces in between the words, if that matters Here you go http://budgetlightforum.com/user/22767

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RobertB wrote:
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Edit: I fixed all but 4. I don’t see posts in this thread from:
  • ManWithoutShadow

I think “Man Without Shadow” has spaces in between the words, if that matters Here you go http://budgetlightforum.com/user/22767

View: http://budgetlightforum.com/comment/1303485#comment-1303485 .

Sorry for my bad English
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pepinfaxera wrote:
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ToyKeeper wrote:
Edit: I fixed all but 4. I don’t see posts in this thread from:
  • ManWithoutShadow

I think “Man Without Shadow” has spaces in between the words, if that matters Here you go http://budgetlightforum.com/user/22767

View: http://budgetlightforum.com/comment/1303485#comment-1303485 .

Oops, I guess I skipped through a few of the posts. Thanks

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ToyKeeper wrote:
For now, I’m making a thing to verify each name matches someone who posted in the thread. That should help. It may also help with matching up requests to the posts where they were made.

Edit: It found 23 name errors and I fixed all but 4. I don’t see posts in this thread from:

  • ManWithoutShadow
  • Petroleum Lantern Guy
  • Rick
  • Throw me in to darkness …

It looks like the posts or accounts may have been deleted.

I had to add spaces to my name “Man Without Shadow”

When I'm spending mony foolishly, I like to do it wi$ely...

I have all the flashlights I need, but not as many as I want...

 

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How about a member called “- Rick -”? Without the spaces. I can’t make it any closer, or it will be Rick-crossed-out.

Reminds me of the “good” old days with DOS & SHMBO. The smallest error results in a “command unknown” respons.

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

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How about a member called “- Rick -”? Without the spaces. I can’t make it any closer, or it will be Rick-crossed-out.

Reminds me of the “good” old days with DOS & SHMBO. The smallest error results in a “command unknown” respons.

http://budgetlightforum.com/comment/1120877#comment-1120877

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Henk4U2 wrote:

How about a member called “- Rick -”? Without the spaces. I can’t make it any closer, or it will be Rick-crossed-out.


Reminds me of the “good” old days with DOS & SHMBO. The smallest error results in a “command unknown” respons.



http://budgetlightforum.com/comment/1120877#comment-1120877

Thank you!
Go to bed!

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

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Hello! ToyKeeper, could you please add me to the list for 2 of these. Thanks!

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1 please

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DB Custom wrote:
Fritz made it, people loved it, the idea was born to make it available… first a small batch then a production run. But all along, the idea was…

“For a lot of us mere mortals, seeing the cool things machinists make on their lathe is just a dream.
Hence the finish of the FW3A will be clear anodisation, no sanding/beadblasting before anodisation.
The idea is to give all the chance to have a light looking like it came of a lathe with the protection of anodisation.”

Agreed. I will take whatever comes for $30, but my real preference is the original raw finish, showing precision manufacture. Ideally with true deep HA3 mil spec ano, greenish but un-dyed, but that could cost. Bead blast and cheap (edit) clear or dyed ano. not my thing, covers up a multitude of sins and is weak, easily scratched, best taken off and polished to bare alloy. It’s what many are used to, but the real deal is quite different.

The taper on the head looks good to me, comfortable, and maybe adds a tiny bit of extra thermal mass.

I withdraw my doubts about the thin-walled co-ax tubes (assuming a decent strong heat-treated alloy is specified), tail e-switch etc. these are what makes it special and unique. Well done Fritz. And the team.

Now Lumintop, do this justice please.

I can wait until it is right.

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Im in for one of these. Seems like a neat light to add to my collection. Anduril in a nice, clean triple EDC sounds awesome.

The clear ano will be really nice too.

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Looks cool! I’m in for one if not too late.

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I like the bead blasted version better.
You get also a better anodisation. Without, the ano tend to chip off on sharp edges. Blasting remove burrs and rounds edges a bit. It covers also scratches.
A skilled machinist deburrs his stuff. With the automated machining stations and no blasting we maybe get sharp edges?

However the FW3A has a clear ano you wil see a worn ano barely.

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how left until we can purchase the light?

sorry i have not follow this thread last several months Innocent

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Nicolicous wrote:
how left until we can purchase the light?

sorry i have not follow this thread last several months Innocent

It will probably take a while to be able to do that mate! The project has not fully advanced, some details are still to decide! Let’s cross the fingers Wink

@ FW3A Team, I sent “you” a PM Wink

Will be looking for your reply whenever it is possible!! Thanks in advance!! Cool

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@ FW3A Team, I sent “you” a PM

I don’t think anyone actually checks that… or even logs in at all, except on rare occasions to post progress updates or edit the top post. It may get used more later, but for now it’s mostly a placeholder.

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Interest list updated.

It also handles cancellations now, and has had known cancellations applied. Request numbers may have shifted.


- TK

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Just stumbled here. Interested.

I didn’t read every page.

What is the IP rating expected to be?

And will there be a 18350 body?

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There is no IP rating specified,
but front lens and head has an o-ring. The switch IMHO has a membrane.

No short tube planned at the moment.

I think this lamp is worth buying of the user interface alone.

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In for 2

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@ FW3A Team, I sent “you” a PM

I don’t think anyone actually checks that… or even logs in at all, except on rare occasions to post progress updates or edit the top post. It may get used more later, but for now it’s mostly a placeholder.

Thanks TK for the answer! I also thought that but still, I tried !
Shall I PM Fritz or and “individual” member to place my questions, then?

Thank you Thumbs Up

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interested if not too late….

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Have payment method been determined yet? Will be Paypal / Western Union only again?

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I’m just curious, not sure if this has been answered.

The FW3A main selling point seems to be the driver firmware (Anduril?).

But I was wondering if there’s an approximate CRI value for the 3x XP-G3s?

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d_t_a wrote:
I’m just curious, not sure if this has been answered.

The FW3A main selling point seems to be the driver firmware (Anduril?).

But I was wondering if there’s an approximate CRI value for the 3x XP-G3s?


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