GB Clone Offically "SOLD OUT" 10/21/18 XPL HI 1300LM Focusing AKA Cometa 2016

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GB Clone Offically "SOLD OUT" 10/21/18 XPL HI 1300LM Focusing AKA Cometa 2016

Happened to be scanning BG for some deals and saw they are still trying to get rid of the Cometa’s.
If your familiar then you know this light has the potential to be dangerous but with that said it’s also an easy fix to keep the light from shorting out your cell.
“Cometa $15.99”

Edit 9.22 Saturday: I guess it was a good thing to post this even though it showed sold out then BG put up some more and then those would sell out, and I’d bet it was from everyone from this thread, crazy deal,
I was sitting here thinking about BG adding that 26650, so a light and a cell $15.99, then it dawned on me how I’ve seen BG do things before and so I followed my link and once at BG I copied and pasted the XHL HI 1300LM Focusing and it took me to a main page where I found some more Cometa’s but not in a packaged deal just as I thought, just the light, so at the time of my updating this post there is/was 50-3B’s and 21-1A’s, Same price just no cell. Here’s the New Link: Cometa’s

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Shame it’s sold out, at that price I’d have grabbed one!

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Ya, I dropped a 3B in my cart, then wrote this post knowing the lens and the driver cost more than the entire light and it’s a good mod light if you know about the short possibilities, I was in the first GB for this disaster of a light, but overall at $16 that was a steal but I think I actually bought the last one, I went back to finish checking out and decided I’d get another one and they were then all sold out, what a bummer, and sort of embarrassing.

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looking forward to seeing if any fixes have been put in place…. I purchased one also.

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Grabbed one too, yesterday. 1A tint was already gone then.
Comes with a nice 26650 plus 2 cheap 18650s.
Hope the lens is AR coated like in the pictures.

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Ordered one , awesome .

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I think these have been sitting around forever or since 2016, I wonder if the other side of the bezel still says Cometa, probably,
I’ve seen them trying to sell these before over the last few years at BG but at $50+ or so, this price was to good to not hurry back here and sound the darn cheap alarm, it’s a $50 light all day.
Manker who originally cloned this light for CPF Italia and from copying the original Jaxman Z1 claiming in the GB that these Cometa’s were built in authentic Z1 hosts, it was all BS, their were a lot of angry people on both sides of this planet.
Manker and BG split after this light I was told and it was over this cloning deal, so Manker would have had to made any changes or fixes, so you can be sure that same issue with the driver spring laying over and touching the body causing your cell to possibly vent is still their.
Also meant to say I got a 1A tint, the 3B’s were already sold out, I must have actually bought the last one.. ? Beats me but sorry for the false alarm..

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Strange, because the 1A tint was gone before i clicked the final buy button, but there were still 12 3Bs in stock.
Maybe we can exchange the emitters by mail? LOL

Yeah, the huge “2016” printed on the bezel sucks a little i.m.o. but this deal for € 13 and change was to good to let go.
I’m sorry for the people who paid good money for this light when it was new and gave them a lot of problems, and now seeing this enormous price drop.

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Hahaha i remember well all about this light and Manker! lol I’m going to buy one cause i scratched of the AR coated on my original lens and the lens itself is probably worth this much.

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I don’t know what’s going on at BG but I just went to take another look and there was 1- 1A and 9 – 3B’s so I ordered the 1A and a 3B and went to PP to pay and decided I didn’t want those cells so I clicked to cancel the cells, or so I thought and it canceled my entire order, so sooner or later that 1A is going to show backup for sale I guess.
They must have restocked or something or I wouldn’t have put Sold Out, oh boy …

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Lol i had 1-1A and a 3B in cart and i was looking at smaller cells the 26320s and then the 1A sold out so i got 2 of the 2B.

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O, i see, so they found another dusty box somewhere in a corner of the warehouse.. Smile

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I bought one as well.3B tint

Can someone point me towards the fixing of the problem in this light ???

PS : I have no modding capabilities or the tools

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4 more “BACK IN STOCK “

The guys who missed out can still grab one.

Let’s hope this message helps

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Now 3

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Ha Ha Ha, wow, it is all of us right here that is buying them up that I can almost be sure of, just looked at there’s like 5 3B’s left, I must have snatched that 1A right out from under you EveryDay, but then I screwed myself by not looking closer at what I was canceling while at PP as I mentioned so if you keep watching that 1A should show backup. haha.. what a crazy deal and yep more dusty boxes will probably show up and BG is wondering what’s going on with all the sales all of a sudden ..

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Yes, Praveendk when you get it I’ll tell you what the problem was or really anyone who was in on that will know, there’s fix threads around here somewhere but still it’s not all that hard and doesn’t really take any mod skills IMO.

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There were 2 and when I added one to my cart and want to buy it says out of stock Sad

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OK, which one of you scoundrels bought the last light, it now says SOLD OUT AGAIN .. ha ha

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I never modded mine till a few months ago and it was fine stock some had issues and others didn’t.
The issues where a metal anodized disc holds the LED in place but the anodizing was getting scraped of and causing issues. Easy fix just place some electrical tape over the led wires.
My one was fine i think it really depends on the solder job done if it had sharp joints. Other issue was some 26650 would short out between positive battery terminal and the ground in the battery tube same fix as above. Electrical tape or a plastic insulator or any none conductive material to separate the two.

Apparently these issues have been fixed.

I modded my Cometa with a dedomed XPG2 and it does over 300kcd.

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Thanks T18 and everydaysurvivalgear…

Yes.. it’s us…the forum members buying them out.

I will wait for mine to arrive and see if there is any problem.

Am guessing they’d add some more in stock again.

Let’s see

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Yes… They are back in stock
1A …21 pieces
3B …50+ pieces

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Got one in 3A Smile

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That was quick… In just 2 hours …. LoL

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What is difference between 1A and 3 B please.

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mmalive wrote:
What is difference between 1A and 3 B please.

The difference is the led Tint/color temperature

1A is cool white
3B is Neural white.

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Banggood has this issue when it is last few or last unit. I requested refund multiple times in the past due to that.

cool i'll see you when you get there

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Grabbed one while I can. Whilst its not what the cometa was meant to be as originally promised it’s still a lot of light for that price!

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Alen wrote:
and you was refounded?

Yes, I waited two weeks or so but still back ordered.

cool i'll see you when you get there

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Backorder here as well. Grrrrrr.

How did you request refund? I used the contact us option in the order page.

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Not sure about the details now, I remembered Banggood offered other products as replacement, but I rejected them. I waited because it was good deal, at the end had to give up and request refund.

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