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BLF Ti: Update the switch

Took out the switch from EE-X6,and it works perfectly with BLF Ti. So I got some more,but they don't fit again. Checked with EE,they told me it's another production,with smaller threads,which will fall out if in the BLF Ti. While the old ones work. If you have X6, pls try it.

I will buy some switches set from them. So you can update the BLF Ti.

If you're interested,pls sign up. Counting will end in 2 days. I will get some more for the late birds,but not too many.

Price:2.5$/set.  Parcel Tracking:add 1.5$.

 

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Can I get 3 please?

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Gunga wrote:
Can I get 3 please?

Sure. You might get more if you need it on other lights.

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Only have 2 of these lights! Dunno if I have anything else that fits these.

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Yes, I'd like one update switch set please Smile  thanks for the effort making the switch better!

(shall I PP the $2.5 now?)

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2sets please.

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I ask 2 units.
In this what I got, the thread on the switch is too small and I can push it my finger through the casing.

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I’ll take 2 sets too.

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Put me down for one set please.

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One for me please and thanks.

 

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What exactly is the issue with the switch. My host is now in New York so I might have it in 3-4 days. Large/small omtens with pcb from RMM are cheap so why do I need a $2.50 switch? Is the switch retainer wrong? Somebody please post a pic?

Three Tanna leaves to give him life, nine to give him movement. But what if he eats the whole bag?

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Rufusbduck wrote:
What exactly is the issue with the switch. My host is now in New York so I might have it in 3-4 days. Large/small omtens with pcb from RMM are cheap so why do I need a $2.50 switch? Is the switch retainer wrong? Somebody please post a pic?

I'm not sure I understand your question RBD. Have you got enough spares? You'll have to tell me the secret.Laughing

 

djozz quotes, "it came with chinese lettering that is chinese to me".

                      "My man mousehole needs one too"

old4570 said "I'm not an expert , so don't suffer from any such technical restrictions".

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I’m sure I’m supposed to laugh so here I am rotflmao but why I ask? Spares? I already have plenty of things that don’t go together, switches included. I just would like to know what the problem is with the one that comes with it since I can’t yet see it for myself.

Three Tanna leaves to give him life, nine to give him movement. But what if he eats the whole bag?

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Four please. PayPal incoming. Thanks!

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Rufusbduck wrote:
I’m sure I’m supposed to laugh so here I am rotflmao but why I ask? Spares? I already have plenty of things that don’t go together, switches included. I just would like to know what the problem is with the one that comes with it since I can’t yet see it for myself.

Same here. I’d like to know also?

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2 sets for me please, Rey. Smile

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It could work, problem is high resistance spring, and it cant take too much heat.

Take it easy, decide whether to update it or not, after you receive it.

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I think the X6 switch can take more amps than the one with the Ti and can be easily modded for even less resistance.

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Rufusbduck wrote:
What exactly is the issue with the switch. My host is now in New York so I might have it in 3-4 days. Large/small omtens with pcb from RMM are cheap so why do I need a $2.50 switch? Is the switch retainer wrong? Somebody please post a pic?

The quality of the delivered switch is a bit doubtful and can not be improved (very thin spring that I could not bypass). This switch housing has its own threading so there is no retaining ring included. A replacement with a standard-Omten-on-17mmboard works fine provided there is a retaining ring for it with correct threading. I don't have one of those with correct threading spare so that is why I'm interested in the switch-set, not because of the switch (I have some), but because of the ring.

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Thanks Jos, so the new switch would be an upgrade but the retainer is needed to complete the upgrade and is why one would get the convoy set. Correct?

Three Tanna leaves to give him life, nine to give him movement. But what if he eats the whole bag?

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Rufusbduck wrote:
Thanks Jos, so the new switch would be an upgrade but the retainer is needed to complete the upgrade and is why one would get the convoy set. Correct?

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PayPal the same as the one we sent the light money to?

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Rey what’s your PayPal? I know it’s listed elsewhere but might as well put it in the op here too.

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Count me in for one upgrade switch Please!

Rey, I will wait until you mention when and how to make the Paypal payment! for this part.
I don’t want to jump to conclusions.

Just received my BLF Ti yesterday in the mail. Very pleasant surprise!

Thanks!

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2 set for me, thanks.

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djozz wrote:
The quality of the delivered switch is a bit doubtful and can not be improved (very thin spring that I could not bypass). This switch housing has its own threading so there is no retaining ring included. A replacement with a standard-Omten-on-17mmboard works fine provided there is a retaining ring for it with correct threading. I don’t have one of those with correct threading spare so that is why I’m interested in the switch-set, not because of the switch (I have some), but because of the ring.

I don’t suppose it’s possible to get just the ring?

Any idea if other hosts might come with a compatible ring? I have some Convoy S-series lights where I only use the head (for firmware testing), and could use the tail parts in other lights.

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ToyKeeper wrote:
djozz wrote:
The quality of the delivered switch is a bit doubtful and can not be improved (very thin spring that I could not bypass). This switch housing has its own threading so there is no retaining ring included. A replacement with a standard-Omten-on-17mmboard works fine provided there is a retaining ring for it with correct threading. I don’t have one of those with correct threading spare so that is why I’m interested in the switch-set, not because of the switch (I have some), but because of the ring.

I don’t suppose it’s possible to get just the ring?

Any idea if other hosts might come with a compatible ring? I have some Convoy S-series lights where I only use the head (for firmware testing), and could use the tail parts in other lights.

The Convoy S series seems to have slightly differing threads from the BLF Ti, except for the S7. Not everybody is having trouble with the switches. All of mine are fine, albeit with the weaknesses noted above. And the more competent replacement from Rey is only $2.50.

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FWIW I tried both the S2 and S7 rings in the Reylight. Both are much too large in diameter.

Good thought though. Something out there other than the original X6 probably fits.

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Sorry, paypal will be updated in OP.

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Payment sent for two switches. Thanks.

 

djozz quotes, "it came with chinese lettering that is chinese to me".

                      "My man mousehole needs one too"

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My Light’s been delivered and kudos, Rey. Nice job. I see the issue with the switch. Can you put me down for one? Also, mine came without the rubber button, do you have any the right size?

I have one of the first batch BLF EE X6 and the retainer and switch fit nicely and should work fine as long as there’s a proper sized disc over the switch for the rubber button to seal to.

Three Tanna leaves to give him life, nine to give him movement. But what if he eats the whole bag?

Scott

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