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I'd be all over the titanium if it was the same color as the prototype

But this production sample of titanium??? 

 

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I’d be all over the titanium if it was the same color as the prototype

But this production sample of titanium??? 

 


same here… something got lost in translation at the finishing process…
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Yeah, just pm:d Ric about changing my order to a black one, didn’t order one in gold! Sad

They grey one looked really nice, really like the color of my BLF A8 too…

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I’m guessing the original silver sample was painted or powdercoated. it doesn’t look like anodize. The finished product is definitely ano. It’s too bad they could not (or did not) match the prototype colour. I would have been tempted to add one to my order.

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The gold is weird, was definitely looking forward to the grey but oh well. Two of my three nice lights are black so something different to use will be nice.

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Both colors are nice!

I’m still searching for the info which specifies the material the lens is made of … is that anti-reflective glass or some sort of scratch-resistant plastic?

The first post in this thread states:
“Reflector: Glass optics lens”

It looks like a normal plastic TIR lens in the photo.

Saw that but then djozz says here that it’s plastic so now I’m not so sure because the material is not specified on the sales page.

The golden version is swank but I suspect it would be even hotter with a twist ring set full of cubic zirconias (and an XM-L2 warm white emitter).

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I really dislike mode memory. My memory is not that big and to also remember what mode my flashlight FHS was in last time would take up too much of my valuable memory space.

LOL!  Same here.  Give me a light that starts in low and has no memory everythime for an EDC.  Only with an outdoor monster would I consider starting in high.

THIS.

Looks like I’m the minority, but I, for one, am happy about the goldish color. (The original gray was good too.) Have a strange thing with gold lately. White is my absolute favorite though.

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dont tell me your one of them ones with a white car and gold rims Silly

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Hi,

I have a question, but I’m relatively new here, so please don’t beat me up, but aren’t the Skyray Kings available in gold, and aren’t people liking that? Or does everybody dislike the gold Skyray Kings also?

Just curious…

Thanks,
Jim

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Pulsar wrote:
dont tell me your one of them ones with a white car and gold rims :p

No, gold car and white rims Tongue Out

 

ohaya wrote:
Hi, I have a question, but I'm relatively new here, so please don't beat me up, but aren't the Skyray Kings available in gold, and aren't people liking that? Or does everybody dislike the gold Skyray Kings also? Just curious... Thanks, Jim

I like "gold/light brown" SRK.

 

EDIT: and ordered that weird colored titanium (anything but black is +++)

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ohaya wrote:
Hi,

I have a question, but I’m relatively new here, so please don’t beat me up, but aren’t the Skyray Kings available in gold, and aren’t people liking that? Or does everybody dislike the gold Skyray Kings also?

Just curious…

Thanks,
Jim


its all a matter of taste. the SRK was only available in gold when it first came out.
personally, i would not buy anything gold unless absolutely necessary

edit: i agree on the black lights… lately i prefer grey/titanium colored lights. with blue boots to be exact Wink

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JohnnyMac wrote:

djozz wrote:

I really dislike mode memory. My memory is not that big and to also remember what mode my flashlight FHS was in last time would take up too much of my valuable memory space.

LOL!  Same here.  Give me a light that starts in low and has no memory everythime for an EDC.  Only with an outdoor monster would I consider starting in high.

Having memory wouldn’t mean it’d start in high though. Lets face if it you use low 99% of the time like you guys seem to claim. Then with memory it’d start on low at least 99% of the time as that’d have been the mode you’d used.
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ohaya wrote:
Hi,

I have a question, but I’m relatively new here, so please don’t beat me up, but aren’t the Skyray Kings available in gold, and aren’t people liking that? Or does everybody dislike the gold Skyray Kings also?

Just curious…

Thanks,
Jim


its all a matter of taste. the SRK was only available in gold when it first came out.
personally, i would not buy anything gold unless absolutely necessary

edit: i agree on the black lights… lately i prefer grey/titanium colored lights. with blue boots to be exact Wink

Hi,

Ok, thanks for the explanation. I thought that it’d because something like the gold color ones would get dirty too easily or something.

Maybe it’s a sign of “new-bishness”, but I kind of like the gold. I would have preferred the grayish color originally posted, but gold is ok with me.

Funny thing though, when I saw that side-by-side picture, I pre-ordered a black one (already had pre-ordered the titanium one), so maybe, subconsciously, I don’t like the gold color or something :)…

Jm

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Either that or you just like them both lol…

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Pulsar wrote:
dont tell me your one of them ones with a white car and gold rims Silly

Gold on white can work, but nah… I have pearl white OZs on my blue/blurple ’03 GTI. Black centered BBS LM reps with polished lips & bolts on my black ’08 GTI.

LOVE black cars. Just have too many black flashlights. I like some lighter colors. Makes it easier for me to keep them all straight, and easier to see in low light.

Also LOVE some of the more tacticool flat/satin finish tan/sand/coyote/OD lights like Sunwaymans and others, but they are a bit spendy for me.

and yeah……. back on topic: looking forward to adding this tiny 18650 to the collection! Smile

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Pulsar wrote:
dont tell me your one of them ones with a white car and gold rims Silly

Gold on white can work, but nah… I have pearl white OZs on my blue/blurple ’03 GTI. Black centered BBS LM reps with polished lips & bolts on my black ’08 GTI.

LOVE black cars. Just have too many black flashlights. I like some lighter colors. Makes it easier for me to keep them all straight, and easier to see in low light.

Also LOVE some of the more tacticool flat/satin finish tan/sand/coyote/OD lights like Sunwaymans and others, but they are a bit spendy for me.

and yeah……. back on topic: looking forward to adding this tiny 18650 to the collection! Smile


i like that, i like that alot. would like to see the 03 too Silly
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i like that, i like that alot. would like to see the 03 too Silly

Not the best shots, but you gets the drift.

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Yep. The calipers are neon pink! It’s wifeys. Smile

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Wifey wanna trade for an 08 xterra? Haha… My fiance would probably kill me…

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hahaha no can do bro. Wifey would definitely kill my ass!

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Haterade, you sir on one classy mofo. If you condone a gold DQG then so do I ;P

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It’s still in the pre-order stage, link in OP.

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ok, despite moaning about the mode order I have actually order one.

However despite the PayPal payment completing successfully, when it redirected me back to their website it said payment failed… is this normal? I’ve not bought from these guys before.

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Chicken Drumstick wrote:
ok, despite moaning about the mode order I have actually order one. However despite the PayPal payment completing successfully, when it redirected me back to their website it said payment failed... is this normal? I've not bought from these guys before.

Yes, happened to me several times with cnqg. It will be fine, they got it Smile

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djozz wrote:

Chicken Drumstick wrote:
ok, despite moaning about the mode order I have actually order one. However despite the PayPal payment completing successfully, when it redirected me back to their website it said payment failed… is this normal? I’ve not bought from these guys before.

Yes, happened to me several times with cnqg. It will be fine, they got it Smile


Thanks. Good to know.
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Chicken Drumstick wrote:
djozz wrote:

Chicken Drumstick wrote:
ok, despite moaning about the mode order I have actually order one. However despite the PayPal payment completing successfully, when it redirected me back to their website it said payment failed… is this normal? I’ve not bought from these guys before.

Yes, happened to me several times with cnqg. It will be fine, they got it Smile

Thanks. Good to know.

You should be able to check your order history either at their website, or you can also look in your Paypal history.

Jim

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Size: (listed in OP)…………………91mm(Length)*26mm(head diameter)*24.5mm(tube diameter)

Size: (listed on FF website)……….90mm(Length)*25mm(head diameter)*22mm(tube diameter)

Which size is correct?

Forgive me if this has already been covered here, I read this whole thread twice and don’t recall seeing it, (but with nearly 300 posts I guess I could have missed it)

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the op was a prototype… who knows what changed since though. color for one

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Pulsar wrote:
the op was a prototype… who knows what changed since though. color for one

Look like the production model has shrunk a bit over the OP. That makes it even more compact for EDC. Hopefully there’s no reduction in output though!365 out of 500 left at pre-order price and 5 days more to go!

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If I could pre order one from the original post, I would… But the two offerings now do nothing for me.

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