FW3A, a TLF/BLF EDC flashlight

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dealgrabber2002 wrote:
Hello, I requested to be on the list for one on 1/7/19 but do not see my name. I just want to make sure I am in with this awesome group buy.
Give it some time. The list has not been updated yet. You should be in there when it is. Thumbs Up

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Give it some time. The list has not been updated yet. You should be in there when it is. Thumbs Up

Thanks!

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teacher wrote:
Give it some time. The list has not been updated yet. You should be in there when it is. Thumbs Up
Thanks!
My pleasure. Smile … It will be listed here when it updates again. When that is posted, double check to make sure your on the list then.

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I would like 1 please.

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Two please.

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In for one please

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This light looks very nice. I am interested in getting one.

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I’m in too, please. Both led options

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Jan. 23, 2019 update:




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Shocked it’s alive! Is it me or is this significantly lighter than the previous version? Is this the final colour?
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Just what the doctor ordered!
Take one, and if you are not feeling better, take one more.

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Nice, Nice. Thank you for the eye candy Thumbs Up

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Looks pretty sweet!  :BEER:

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It can be hard to tell how dark a shade of grey is in a photograph. If it helps at all, here’s how it looks in the packaging. This pic is from Neal:

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TK, I hope that one is for you to make the “final” test and your magic with the FW Thumbs Up

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Thanks TK. Looks the same then, just a difference in lighting. Thumbs Up

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Oh now thats a nice comparison. Its like D4 sized while being more practical and tail e-switch. Cant wait for this to come to prod.

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Wow, so excited, that looks brilliant for what I need it for, can’t wait to have it in my hand, many thanks for the update

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Looking good!! Thanks to all for the updates & pics. Thumbs Up

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I’m on the list for one light currently. I’d like to add 2 more, so total of 3 lights.

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Nice comparison photo!

Is there a preferred method of polishing frosty optics?

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hodor wrote:
Nice comparison photo!

Is there a preferred method of polishing frosty optics?


There’s no magic, just use finer and finer sand paper, I’d start with 1000 grit and go up to 7000, end with plain copier paper for the mirror finish. Try not to touch the reflector cups while sanding, if they got scratched/fingerprinted you will loose light.
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Ah glad I asked, I would have polished everything! Are the reflector cups the areas in the red circles?


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No.
I think for good polishing you need to take out the optic. Then put the sand paper on a very flat surface and sand the optic on the sand paper. Once taken out you are in danger of touching the back side which should stay extremely clean and preferably never touched at all.

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Gotcha, thanks!

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Is it only coming with the frosted optics? I remember seeing a few posts about Carclo options for this so I may just order a different for it at some point.

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nick779 wrote:
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Oh now thats a nice comparison. Its like D4 sized while being more practical and tail e-switch. Cant wait for this to come to prod.

That looks like a D4S (dwarfs the FW3A) in the comparison photo.

I’ve got a thrower, a flooder, and an EDC too. Still looking for a bigger thrower, flooder, and a new EDC, give or take a few. I’m a flashaholic.

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Is it only coming with the frosted optics? I remember seeing a few posts about Carclo options for this so I may just order a different for it at some point.

I believe so. If I remember correctly, the normal un-polished version produces an ugly beam but is throwier. A frosted one looks nicer and can be polished to give a bit more throw while still maintaining a pretty beam.

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