FW3A, a TLF/BLF EDC flashlight - SST-20 available, coupon codes public

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Will be possible to choose left silver color flashlight without bunny logo and when if somebody know ?

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yanya wrote:
Will be possible to choose left silver color flashlight without bunny logo and when if somebody know ?

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yanya wrote:
Will be possible to choose left silver color flashlight without bunny logo and when if somebody know ?

Nope. The silver thing didn’t go well. After several anodizing attempts failed, the idea was cancelled.

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teacher and ToyKeeper,
thx for your answers

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However…

If you really want the bare aluminum silver color, it probably isn’t hard to get. You can soak the light in Greased Lightning for several hours to remove the anodizing.

Before attempting this I suggest checking all o-rings and removing the battery though. You do not want the Greased Lightning to get inside.

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ToyKeeper wrote:
Paul321 wrote:
Well this maybe my first mod, I just have to find a suitable MCPCB, any suggestions?
Since you're in the US, I'd suggest a Mtn triple from MtnElectronics.com. They come with a variety of different emitters already soldered on; just pick your favorite type.
Since I don't have the breadth of personal experience I figure I'd ask:I noticed Mtn. Electronics has a Nichia 219c 90+ cri 4000k board, that looks like it might fit,  

 

How does the 219c compare to the sst-20 of the tint that's going to be included?

  
both seem to be well spoken of and I'm tempted to give in to my impatience and to try making the swap...

(I'm waiting for the sst-20 version  ATM)

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For everyone interested about the shipping, Neal just sent me a message that my order (i’m 1603 on this list or 1200 on TK’s) will be shipped after 8th of May and that he ran out of 7A option…

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id30209 wrote:
For everyone interested about the shipping, Neal just sent me a message that my order (i’m 1603 on this list or 1200 on TK’s) will be shipped after 8th of May and that he ran out of 7A option…

I ordered a 7a light also, but did not get a message, strange.

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I have asked him cause i have 2 other orders also.

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swiftblade13 wrote:
I noticed Mtn. Electronics has a Nichia 219c 90+ cri 4000k board, that looks like it might fit

It will. The 219C has been popular for other triple builds. It has similar output to the SST-20 and less throw than either the XP-L HI or SST-20, but more throw than the LH351D. 219Cs can sometimes be a little green, but I would describe the 4000K 219Cs I’ve bought from mtn in the past as looking nicer than 4000K SST-20s, especially at low output.

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7A are not on stock

they will be shipped starting 8th of May

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I am no. 882, 883 on the interest list. Still nothing in inbox or am I doing something wrong¿.

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http://budgetlightforum.com/comment/1495285#comment-1495285

your PM feature is disabled, like mine was! Enable it and get in touch with the team, please.

Thanks.

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Sorry for being a bit slow, but how do I do that. Is being logget in not enough.

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Go to MY ACCOUNT on the left, then EDIT, then under PRIVATE MESSAGES you should ENABLE them.
Don’t forget to hit SAVE afterwards.

Then you should contact the team from this thread with a PM.

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Thanks for your help, Paradise.

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zak.wilson wrote:
swiftblade13 wrote:
I noticed Mtn. Electronics has a Nichia 219c 90+ cri 4000k board, that looks like it might fit

It will. The 219C has been popular for other triple builds. It has similar output to the SST-20 and less throw than either the XP-L HI or SST-20, but more throw than the LH351D. 219Cs can sometimes be a little green, but I would describe the 4000K 219Cs I’ve bought from mtn in the past as looking nicer than 4000K SST-20s, especially at low output.

You can also use clear narrow optics with 219C’s (and LH351D) and get a pretty good beam where as the SST-20 looks like some starburst and the XP-L HI only slightly less bad.

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Garth wrote:
Sorry for being a bit slow, but how do I do that. Is being logged in not enough.

Normally when you create an account at BLF the PM system is on by default. I assumed you turned it off in your settings. If you didn’t turn it off then maybe it got turned off automatically somehow. It’s strange.

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Thanks for your help, Paradise.

I think it's an awesome coincidence that one of the three people with PMs turned off ended up helping one of the other two Flat Stare

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I memorized the names TK gave us and I was blown away that out of thousands of PMs, only 3 people had the feature switched off. That must be one of the only forums where this many users have a PM feature (as stated before, it is switched on by default) and also actively use it.

Since I am new here I actually switched the feature off and didn’t know why I would need it, completely forgot about the code from this thread.

Now we have to contact our friend “USA” and make sure he/she gets the code somehow. This light has to be in every hand globally.

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Nice!

Just checked my DHL tracking number (I paid for expedited shipping to CA).

It’s out for delivery!!! A day earlier than expected. Cool

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Mine is in London atm, so I expect some UK members getting theirs soon as well. (I went for free shipping)

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No notice on my orders. Seems to be odd since I was 391

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No word on my tracking number. I think I ordered mine early too. It’s ok. I’ve been relatively patient these past two years so a few weeks more won’t kill me.

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I don’t think Neal knows what number you are, he just see someone ordering. Some of us ordered directly after getting the PM some not, there is no way for him to know what number you are.

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SpAwN wrote:
I don’t think Neal knows what number you are, he just see someone ordering. Some of us ordered directly after getting the PM some not, there is no way for him to know what number you are.

Right, I could not imagine trying to send him the numbers to match up. That would make no sense. My point was that I was earlier in line for ordering given my number here at BLF. So would think I would have a shipping notification earlier than someone who received their code after me.

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Tixx…. did you choose Free shipping or pay for DHL??

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teacher wrote:
Tixx…. did you choose Free shipping or pay for DHL??

Probably just chose Free Shipping. Is it all DHL people getting theirs?
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Seeing how some users are already reporting their packages being delivered, I’m led to believe that there is some domestic supply on-hand of the FW3A. Otherwise, it would seem like the slow-boat from China received an engine upgrade.

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