FW3A, a TLF/BLF EDC flashlight

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Be happy and hope for the best.

Or stick your fingers in your ears and say la la la until you go to sleep.

Are you in this game still, because I’m not, there is only so much messing about, up with which I am not prepared to put ?

Are you on the list for this one, I took a quick look but didn’t see you.

PS: what is it with all the knives in your signature ? I mean, really, it’s actually quite offensive. Think about that.

All meant kindly, but really, get a grip.

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Tom Tom wrote:
Be happy and hope for the best.

Or stick your fingers in your ears and say la la la until you go to sleep.

Are you in this game still, because I’m not, there is only so much messing about, up with which I am not prepared to put ?

Are you on the list for this one, I took a quick look but didn’t see you.

PS: what is it with all the knives in your signature ? I mean, really, it’s actually quite offensive. Think about that.

All meant kindly, but really, get a grip.

Just roll around in glitter and be happy

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Tom Tom wrote:
Be happy and hope for the best.

Or stick your fingers in your ears and say la la la until you go to sleep.

Are you in this game still, because I’m not, there is only so much messing about, up with which I am not prepared to put ?

Are you on the list for this one, I took a quick look but didn’t see you.

PS: what is it with all the knives in your signature ? I mean, really, it’s actually quite offensive. Think about that.

All meant kindly, but really, get a grip.

Yes, he his! Twice!
http://budgetlightforum.com/comment/1245554#comment-1245554
http://budgetlightforum.com/comment/1308299#comment-1308299

Sorry to mess in this, but to avoid any further unnecessary discussion and more posts that will distract from what is / will be important anytime soon – so I hope Party – let’s just stop this cat fight conversation that will lead us to nowhere!!

Those who wanna be on the list, have that right; those who don’t have that right too! But’s let’s not start a freakin’ argument all over again because of the delay of this – soon to be – incredible flashlight!!

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Tom Tom wrote:
Be happy and hope for the best.

Or stick your fingers in your ears and say la la la until you go to sleep.

Are you in this game still, because I’m not, there is only so much messing about, up with which I am not prepared to put ?

Are you on the list for this one, I took a quick look but didn’t see you.

PS: what is it with all the knives in your signature ? I mean, really, it’s actually quite offensive. Think about that.

All meant kindly, but really, get a grip.

Lol, if you are offended by knives, you must be rendered speechless by gasp a hunting rifle. Anyway, as for pulling out, I might or might not. If it’s any good when it finally comes out in 3000 years, I might act on my interest. If not, I won’t.

No need to pull out as yet, although I would be incredibly interested to see just what has been going on that has taken up all the time it would take to either post some impressions of the latest prototype or to send one of them to someone who would be happy to, like someone who has had a previous version for awhile, has been active on this thread…

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shirnask wrote:

Just roll around in glitter and be happy

It doesn’t stick to me, and messes up the sheets.

Perhaps I should try some other fixative, I could be glorious….

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Tom Tom wrote:
shirnask wrote:

Just roll around in glitter and be happy

It doesn’t stick to me, and messes up the sheets.

Perhaps I should try some other fixative, I could be glorious….


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Lol, if you are offended by knives, you must be rendered speechless by gasp a hunting rifle.

You could not imagine how wrong you are about that. But we don’t talk about these things in public.

Those who do, generally get crucified, but if it promotes their you tube and other outlets, they just don’t care. Happened this week with Larysa Switlyk in the UK. She’s taking a two week break from media until the opprobrium dies down.

I disapprove of what she does, by the way, it is unnecessary.

Meanwhile I’ll carrying on doing what I do and not talking about it.

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DavidEF wrote:
Tom Tom wrote:
shirnask wrote:

Just roll around in glitter and be happy

It doesn’t stick to me, and messes up the sheets.

Perhaps I should try some other fixative, I could be glorious….


!{width:90%}http://img07.deviantart.net/c2b6/i/2016/343/7/9/tamatoa_by_rexoll-dar2l3...!

Haha, Tamatoa was the first thing I thought of as well.
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I unsubscribed to this thread months ago because of the fighting over tints and emitters. Now I see Lord Of The Onion Rings has got it all fired up over something that nobody has even paid for yet. Genius.

Vaporware? Maybe. Might be worth the wait though. Guess we shall see.

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FWIW, Neal is trying to make this happen quickly. If I understand correctly, things are just waiting on Fritz to make some minor host adjustments and then I think it’s supposed to be ready for production.

It’s just a bit difficult to get in touch with Fritz lately. Last I heard, he kinda just stopped in the middle of a

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Tom Tom wrote:
spaceminions wrote:

Lol, if you are offended by knives, you must be rendered speechless by gasp a hunting rifle.

You could not imagine how wrong you are about that. But we don’t talk about these things in public.

Those who do, generally get crucified, but if it promotes their you tube and other outlets, they just don’t care. Happened this week with Larysa Switlyk in the UK. She’s taking a two week break from media until the opprobrium dies down.

I disapprove of what she does, by the way, it is unnecessary.

Meanwhile I’ll carrying on doing what I do and not talking about it.

“We don’t talk about these things in public”? Well, if it weren’t seeming likely to go too far off topic, we might talk about the idea that killing something to eat is shameful compared to having someone else do it for you, or that it’s not as humane overall compared to how modern meat is farmed. But I think i’d best not fan any potential flames that aren’t just about the actual light. If you do have a reply, maybe another thread or PM? I’d probably better be off, but I’ll check back.

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“It’s just a bit difficult to get in touch with Fritz lately. Last I heard, he kinda just stopped in the middle of a”

BM?

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BM?

No thanks, I already had a bowel movement today. Smile

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Oh well, wherever and whenever there is Tom Tom, you can bet your bottom dollar it’s just a matter of time, and posts, that things are going to get messy, as he stirs the pot the wrong way.

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i’m interested in on, thanks!

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I’m 35 now, I wonder if I’ll have this light in my collection before I die :?:
Hmmmm…… Depends on when you die. Your not planning on checking out early are you Wink

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Did you move recently, or have you lived there since before everyone else discovered that rather unique piece of property?

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spaceminions wrote:

(snip)…….I would be incredibly interested to see just what has been going on that has taken up all the time it would take to either post some impressions of the latest prototype or to send one of them to someone who would be happy to, like someone who has had a previous version for awhile, has been active on this thread
Thumbs Up …. Amen to that, send one to her!!

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_…… the idea that killing something to eat is shameful compared to having someone else do it for you, or that it’s not as humane overall compared to how modern meat is farmed. _(snip)
Thumbs Up ….. Funny how that works isn’t it?? The irony is overwhelming….. Facepalm

Don’t pity the fawn… at least he has a chance to live free. Wink

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With all due respect to the team in charge of this project… the project management on this one is shit.
Why don’t you send the prototype to TK instead of a ghost ?
How one doesn’t have an ounce of respect to not crash by this thread and give us his impression about the last proto ?
I know we’re on the Internet and human interactions are somewhat biased, but would you let thousand of people in the silence while YOU can finally enjoy a nearly finished product that they are waiting for ?
Come on, it takes 5min to snap a couple of pix and share your overall impressions about it !

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/\ . +500 . This no feedback stuff is somewhat ridiculous. TK should have received a Prototype no doubt. Thumbs Up

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Come on, it takes 5min to snap a couple of pix and share your overall impressions about it !

This. Even thinking about cancelling.

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It seems some here are not equipped for the stress, waiting, etc.. associated with a Group Buy/project light.

My suggestion is to forget about this project and maybe buy it retail if you still want it.

You will be much happier.

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X3 wrote:
Come on, it takes 5min to snap a couple of pix and share your overall impressions about it !

This. Even thinking about cancelling.


I thought I was the only one… except for Tom Tom.
He might have some rude words and acting a bit like a troll, I get what he says.
I mean, it’s been more than a year now… it’s supposed to be a novelty item and will be obsolete before we’ll be able to buy it Facepalm
How does Emisar launch such quality lights 4 times a year and Lumintop doesn’t manage to finish this simple project ?
Do not throw mechanical arguments to my face and re-type things like “ther’s some tight tolerances, and they have to find a way to insulate the inner tube…” come on, it’s just basic mechanics…
I’m a prototype engineer, it’s my job to test and try new techs… so quit the bullsh*t and make it done.

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If this project has a happy ending, I will own a fantastic beautiful little light.
If not, I have the thought that it may have cost me a bit of a dream, but certainly no money.
Don’t rush things. Better safe than sorry. One Cometa is enough.

If this project just keeps on moving forward, chances are that it will be finished in my lifetime. Party

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JasonWW wrote:
It seems some here are not equipped for the stress, waiting, etc.. associated with a Group Buy/project light.

My suggestion is to forget about this project and maybe buy it retail if you still want it.

You will be much happier.

+1

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The FW3A seems to have been put on the back burner while Lumintop focused on a lot of their other projects. S#!+ Stuff happens. ¯\_(ツ)_/ ¯

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Lumintop has been super busy this last year. They’ve released the GT, the GT70, GT Mini, ODF30, ODF30C, OC20L, Tool AA v2, plus some more I can’t remember. So they have been busy.
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Lumintop is waiting on Fritz, they’re ready to produce the light with a minor adjustment to a dimension.

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