*BLF LT1 Lantern Project* (Awaiting for updates on Colored versions)

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Hydro dip is a process in which the paint pattern is floated on the surface and the product is dipped. The paint pattern adheres when the product is removed. That’s it in a rough nutshell.

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Hydro dip is a process in which the paint pattern is floated on the surface and the product is dipped. The paint pattern adheres when the product is removed. That’s it in a rough nutshell.

I have some hydro dip kits here if anyone is interested. I have several different patterns, colors…

I will make a list of what I have and post in a bit. All new high quality kits and half price. I need them out of my garage.

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It’s actually a film, not a paint, although there is a base paint. The film is inked IIRC. Any 3D object can be done as long as you can immerse it in water.

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Hydro Dip info link

wow that is intriguing! Thumbs Up

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Just curious, who have used their first bought LT1 lantern now in a power outage, on camping, or any emergency needing a long-running, great tint, high CRI, 360-degree light source where no electricity is available?

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I am using the last bought (from the first batch) tonight, as our power went out for a couple hours.

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I was hoping I could post the 10,000th post, but I can't get them all.  :THUMBS-UP:

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Ha, well I got 10,002, so there. It’s easy to win when your goal is arbitrary Silly .

I’m aware that Coleman used many greens over the decades and my own definition was likely formed in the 80’s as I was around a number of Colemans then (and still have one in great condition), but for me “Coleman Green” means something like the lantern at top-right.


Note: Photo credit to DBSAR

I’d like to put a proper bail handle on the LT1 when I get it. I realize that it’s not needed to avoid burns as is the case with gas lanterns, but I expect my hand to fit into the handle and that “innie” bail on the LT1, though nice for many reasons, including packaging, is not what I want.

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DBSAR wrote:
I am using the last bought (from the first batch) tonight, as our power went out for a couple hours.
Lucky you! Party

My first lantern was shipped a week ago, and I just ordered a second one for a friend.

My folding silicone bowls arrived today. I got one white and one yellow from this eBay listing. Shipping was 30 days to the US.

I’m excited to convert them into LT1 shades when my lantern arrives!

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DBSAR wrote:

WE HAVE REACHED 10000 POSTSBig Smile


Congrats!


I was hoping I could post the 10,000th post, but I can’t get them all.  alt=:" />

But you have the 10000st answer

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No second code for me at 1597. I have 5 additional reservations. Are we to buy all remaining lanterns with the next code or is it still one per code?
Please wait patienly. I will send you a code which can order multiple LT1 lanterns in one order.
Thank you. I want to be sure that I am following the process correctly by not ordering more than I am supposed to. Example: My first 2 of 7 reservations are 1596 and 1597 I have already ordered 1596. Is the next code for my second reservation going to be for only 1597 and then I will wait until the 3rd round for reservations 2101, 2102 & 2103? And then wait for the fourth round for reservations 2926 & 2927? Plenty of patience on my end just would like to know how it will proceed.
You can order all this time with one code. Don’t need to wait.
Wait, we can order all our remaining lights once we receive the second code? Is that what that comment means?

Yes Big Smile
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Coscar wrote:
Its showing ‘currently unavailable’ (no batteries)@ Amazon.com …… U.S.

You can find lantern without batteries now
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First code, ordered. Currently shipping.

Second code, ordered. No movement yet.

Read: You can order all this time with one code. Don’t need to wait. Wait, we can order all our remaining lights once we receive the second code? Is that what that comment means? Yes Big Smile Tried second code again to order the remainder of the lights I expressed interest in, doesn’t work.

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Hi BLFers and Sofirn Fans!

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Wait, we can order all our remaining lights once we receive the second code? Is that what that comment means?

Yes that is correct. There doesn’t seem to be a limit to one this time. I ordered my remaining reservations.

Well I got my 2nd code a few days ago and ordered my 2nd of 5 lanterns.
I just tried it for a 3rd and it did not work

I think Sofirn means that you can order say, 3 lanterns using that code in one order. But I would guess it is still a single use code, if that makes sense.

You may have to PM Sofirn for a new code if that one has stopped working, I have found them very quick to reply (taking into account the timezone difference).

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OMG!! I see the lantern in green and gold here!! Big Smile

https://sofirnlight.com/products/prototype-of-lt1?variant=31489758068796

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Are y’all going to be adding any other colors? Is it just green and gold or should I wait?

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I received a code.. But an not going to use it… Should I pm sofirn back, or just let it go?

anyone in NE ILLinois into get togethers?

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bluewanderer wrote:
Are y’all going to be adding any other colors? Is it just green and gold or should I wait?

Those are prototypes with color test bodies. They are not the production colors we are all waiting for. At that price, I’m waiting for real production units at the GB price.

DIY LT1 battery wrap image. "PDF on Google Drive":https://drive.google.com/open?id=1IHIEOi1NXu868IYNCzIM7D2Ulpxchmww

Fresh Sanyo NCR18650GAs already wrapped "for sale HERE":http://budgetlightforum.com/node/69120 if you like.

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Got the LT1 just now.

Default 5×7135 configuration resulted in:
355 lm at WW
463 lm at CW

Tint and CRI measured directly in front of the LT1, but the results aren’t meaningfully different integrated, which means the diffuser is doing its job

Cool white

Warm white

3 modes in the middle

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Den should add a link to that excellent data in the first post. Thanks for the measurements maukka!

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amishbill wrote:
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Are y’all going to be adding any other colors? Is it just green and gold or should I wait?
Those are prototypes with color test bodies. They are not the production colors we are all waiting for. At that price, I’m waiting for real production units at the GB price.

But you never know – in years to come those prototypes might fetch a fortune on the collectors market!

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maukka wrote:
Got the LT1 just now.

Default 5×7135 configuration resulted in:
355 lm at WW
463 lm at CW

Tint and CRI measured directly in front of the LT1, but the results aren’t meaningfully different integrated, which means the diffuser is doing its job

Great testing on the tints & CRI maukka Thumbs Up Thumbs Up I will add a link to this post number on the main OP.

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Just curious, who have used their first bought LT1 lantern now in a power outage, on camping, or any emergency needing a long-running, great tint, high CRI, 360-degree light source where no electricity is available?

I have used mine every night since receiving. Mostly on level 2. I somehow made it in the 1st shipment even though I was a little past 500 on the list.

So somewhere around a month of use and charged it only twice if remembering correctly.

Been living in my van since last divorce. Will buy another place some day but it’s a great feeling for now not having all the bill’s and upkeep to pay for.

Loving the LT1 adjustable tint and ease of charging. Deciding to order my others now or wait for other color and upgraded firmware later.

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With no batteries connected the buck converter on mine makes a horrible screechy noise on input voltages higher than 5V. On stepped level 2/5 it makes it at 5V as well. With batteries in and charging, there’s no noise.

Doesn’t really work for running from a 12V source without batteries then.

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Sounds like coil wine, the inductor is then resonating at a high frequency.

Only solution (I think) is to replace the inductor.. (or the driver obviously)

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