The BLF GT70 "Giggle Monster" is here! 7,500lumens, 1,500m throw! Group buy Closed!

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Fill form for conversion kit, 2 battery carriers.

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Down for a conversion kit. The whole light is WAY too out of my price range compared to the original GT price, not that that is anyones fault that the original price was so good…

I would be down for at least 4x reflectors depending on price. I would even like 4x factory seconds if they would offer them cheap enough.

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Lumintop should make just a complete head available so we can use our existing carriers and tubes. That would help keep the cost down a bit.

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Interested in one conversion kit and one spare lens

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Filled form for (1) GiggleMonster , NW 4000K 80CRI , 2 spare carriers, set of 30QS , possibly spare reflector and lens...

Thanks for this, just in time for my bday !

 

 

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RobertB wrote:
Lumintop should make just a complete head available so we can use our existing carriers and tubes. That would help keep the cost down a bit.

I was thinking of just the lower head, the light engine. Then your not paying for the expensive reflector, etc… and the shipping box would be much smaller and lighter.

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Ya, great idea by Jason. If lower head is one of the option it would be great. User can just switch between XHP35 and XHP70.2, save the time of desoldering and soldering.

cool i'll see you when you get there

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JasonWW wrote:
I was thinking of just the lower head, the light engine. Then your not paying for the expensive reflector, etc… and the shipping box would be much smaller and lighter.

+1 Thumbs Up

You are a flashaholic if you are forced to come out of the closet, to make room for more flashlights.

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TA, here are a couple of reflector pictures that you can use in the Google form.


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I’m in for:
1x BLF GT70 Giggle Monster
with NW emitter, 2 spare carriers, one spare lens and maybe a set of 30QS and a spare reflector
Thank you for this great opportunity!

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Interested in Flashlight or Kit.
Separate Driver would be Interesting too.
4000K is the best for me.

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Interested in the conversion kit.

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klrman wrote:


btw, are  you joking about being a NASA research contractor?  I never know who’s pulling my leg around here 

You can search the old thread for NASA and you find a few interesting posts.

The one with the measurements is this one
http://budgetlightforum.com/comment/1292046#comment-1292046

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interested in neutral tint 70.2 kit Big Smile

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Don’t want a GT70, but want one battery carrier and lens.

The low mode should be lower.

Reviews: Efan IMR18350 700mAh 10.5A, <a href="http://

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Interested in NW complete flashlight. But only if it delivers the promised lumen. This thing needs to be insane! Crazy

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Ok, just a few questions:

The throw claimed is with the de-domed LED, but the led will come dome-on, as I understand it. What would be the throw of the GT70 stock, as it comes from the factory?

The driver used would be fet+1+15, instead of the original buck driver. Is that correct?

Thanks.

FWIW, I think the claimed throw, candela, and lumens should be given as it comes from the factory, not user-modded. Making a note of the expected throw after dedoming is great, but is not how the light comes stock.

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JasonWW wrote:
RobertB wrote:
Lumintop should make just a complete head available so we can use our existing carriers and tubes. That would help keep the cost down a bit.

I was thinking of just the lower head, the light engine. Then your not paying for the expensive reflector, etc… and the shipping box would be much smaller and lighter.

This.
It would be perfect of they can offer the light engine with a xhp70.2.

Actually, the reason the head consist of 2 part is partly due to upgradeability. Not only for modding purposes.
Creating a easy and, hopefully much economically, way to upgrade the light with newer or different LEDs.

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kaybi wrote:
Ok, just a few questions:

The throw claimed is with the de-domed LED, but the led will come dome-on, as I understand it. What would be the throw of the GT70 stock, as it comes from the factory?

The driver used would be fet+1+15, instead of the original buck driver. Is that correct?

Thanks.

FWIW, I think the claimed throw, candela, and lumens should be given as it comes from the factory, not user-modded. Making a note of the expected throw after dedoming is great, but is not how the light comes stock.

Would be cool if they would make a dedome option from factory. I mean Acebeam also does it on the K65.

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2 x battery carriers and lenses.

Nice work guys. Thumbs Up

 

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Filled the form for a neutral mod kit.
Or the lower head light engine if turning out to be that way.

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I have been using the short tubes on my GTs. Those of us with short and long tubes could make use of spare parts if we were able to buy: 1.Complete head 2.Tailcap 3. Battery Carrier

I would imagine quite a few of us have GTs already with both battery configurations and would like to have a lower cost alternative to make 2 complete lights.

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kaybi wrote:
Ok, just a few questions:

The throw claimed is with the de-domed LED, but the led will come dome-on, as I understand it. What would be the throw of the GT70 stock, as it comes from the factory?

The driver used would be fet+1+15, instead of the original buck driver. Is that correct?

Thanks.

FWIW, I think the claimed throw, candela, and lumens should be given as it comes from the factory, not user-modded. Making a note of the expected throw after dedoming is great, but is not how the light comes stock.


Keep in mind that Lumintop has not built this light yet, so there’s not even a prototype to get measurements from (AFAIK). There are only the several modified GT’s that TA has built and measured.

I have asked TA what specs we should post for the dome-on led. When he wakes up, this info will be updated along with a driver amp draw. It currently says 2.5A @ 12v, but that is a carry over from the original GT spec. The new version should be closer to 7A to 9A range. Plus it might vary based on whether one or two carriers are used.

Before he sliced the dome off he was getting around 1100m to 1200m throw iirc. I can’t remember if that was with all springs bypassed or not.

Dont worry, these specs will be updated soon.

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Form filled out and submitted.

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LichtAn wrote:
Would be cool if they would make a dedome option from factory. I mean Acebeam also does it on the K65.
Here is what TA said about it on another thread.
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JasonWW wrote:
If they do a driver and emitter, then it really would be an easy swap. Now I am getting interested. I wonder if they can slice the dome too.

I am not sure I would trust them to slice the dome. It is not something easily done on a production line.

It is a simple mod for people to do themselves, though.

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I’d like to go in for two:

one neutral white
one cool white (could not indicate separate color temp on form)
Also 4x extra carriers
No lenses, conversion kits, or reflectors.

Thanks!

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lawallac wrote:
I have been using the short tubes on my GTs. Those of us with short and long tubes could make use of spare parts if we were able to buy: 1.Complete head 2.Tailcap 3. Battery Carrier

I would imagine quite a few of us have GTs already with both battery configurations and would like to have a lower cost alternative to make 2 complete lights.


A complete head could very well cost 90% of the total lights price. So would you really save any money?

I don’t know the exact number but the cost of the head is by far the most expensive part.

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I am in for 1
NW
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1 x BLF GT70, CW

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Filled out the form for 1 conversion kit, thanks TA.

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