Ultrafire ZF7370 and ZF7371 at KD

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Ultrafire ZF7370 and ZF7371 at KD

Finally Ultrafire ZF series selector ring lights (JETBeam copies) at KD for not so bad prices compared to eBay and

the others.

 

ZF7371 (Raptor RRT-2 copy) at eBay:

http://cgi.ebay.com/Ultrafire-ZF7371-3-Watt-CREE-LED-5Mode-Flashlight-To...

ZF7371 at KD:

http://www.kaidomain.com/ProductDetails.aspx?ProductId=10607

 

ZF7370 (Raptor RRT-1 copy) at Qualitychinagoods:

http://www.qualitychinagoods.com/ultrafire-5mode-lumens-cree-flashlightf...

ZF7370 at KD:

http://www.kaidomain.com/ProductDetails.aspx?ProductId=10606

 

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Thanks for the tip Hrvoje!

Just a quick heads up tip, I noticed on the QCG page for the ZF7370 that it says, Can not work with 18650 protected battery

 

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sb56637 wrote:

Thanks for the tip Hrvoje!

Just a quick heads up tip, I noticed on the QCG page for the ZF7370 that it says, Can not work with 18650 protected battery

 

 

It's either a very tight fit - may take a 17670 in that case, or it draws too much current. I'd guess, since it is intended to be used with 2xCR123 that the tube is too narrow to take an 18650. Or it actually needs more than 4V to emit light.Pity it's a Q3 emitter and not an R2 or better.

 

The numbers from my light tests are always to be found here.

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0ApkFM37n_QnRdDU5MDNzOURjYllmZHI...

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These at KD are stated as Q5. However, the best way to figure out is to order one Smile

 

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Hrvoje wrote:

These at KD are stated as Q5. However, the best way to figure out is to order one Smile

 

Hrvoje

We appreciate you taking one for the team...let us know how youi like itWink

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While waiting for my ZF7371 from KD (which price, BTW, raised from $33,67 to $35,46), I found a nice review on German MesserForum.net

http://www.messerforum.net/showthread.php?t=85110

The best thing is that 18650 cell could be used as well. All in all, looks like a good flashlight for that price.

 

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After long waiting, I canceled order from KD and eventually ordered ZF7371 from here:

http://www.shenzhen-wholesale.com/ultrafire-zf-7371-cree-q5-led-aluminum...

I paid $7.38 for shipping to Croatia, and the package arrived 2 weeks later.

I agree with everything said in the review on MesserForum.net. The beam is really nice, without any rings, thanks to heavely textured reflector.

However, I figured out that I can improve a few things. First, I replaced the original glass lens (31.4 mm diameter) with 30 mm AR coated one from KD. To prevent loose fit, I added another o-ring. When the bezel is tighten, this o-ring fills the gap between the body and the lens, and gives an additional water tightness.

Another modification is stailess steel ring (made from M22 bolt), which purpose is to prevent rolling on a flat surface, and enable using of the lanyard.

The ring is glued in place with a high quality UHU ENDFEST 300 epoxy.

I also painted red dot on the selector ring, to improve visibility.

Interesting, my specimen is without Ultrafire name and the model designation. Finish appears to be HA-III.

 

http://img97.imageshack.us/img97/1659/comparationf.jpg

http://img827.imageshack.us/img827/2692/zf7371.jpg

http://img257.imageshack.us/img257/626/zf73711.jpg

http://img524.imageshack.us/img524/781/zf7371ring.jpg

http://img253.imageshack.us/img253/691/zf7371ring1.jpg

http://img515.imageshack.us/img515/9660/zf7371ring3.jpg

http://img830.imageshack.us/img830/4841/zf73713.jpg

http://img689.imageshack.us/img689/7408/zf73712.jpg

http://img710.imageshack.us/img710/2617/zf7371reddot.jpg

 

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