EDIT: Thorfire VG10
Thanks to vwpieces for reminding me of this thread
that is an amazing price for a really good brand/quality/light model.
Does it have low voltage safety? I am looking for something I can let someone have that does not understand lion.
Didn’t buy the VG10, as I already have 2, but did buy this 54W Tronsmart Quick Charge 2.0 4-Port USB Car Charger;http://slickdeals.net/f/8519581-4-port-tronsmart-quick-charge-2-0-54w-us...
At $8 can’t beat it, looks just like the Blitzwolf one from HKJ reviewed recently here http://budgetlightforum.com/node/44998
Added Slickdeals to my Bookmarks Bar, heaven help my budget
Thanks Dusty for the heads up!
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I can“t see the light only deal for $14.49 only the bundle deal for $23.49 with cell & charger ?
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Anyone have a code for the thorfire c8?
That’s a great price for a light of this quality. From the looks and other ThorFire’s I own, it’s comparable to the Crelant’s in quality, but on this VG10, it’s missing the side switch. Still, great deal. Might just have to order one…
The JM07’s ended up being the real deal – great quality, outstanding discount.
Tom, I would agree with you regarding the VG-10. I own one of them and for people who are not really wanting to work on a light to improve it, there is really very little that needs improving. I would like to see a little higher high, but for the average person looking for a good light and not having a pile of 18650’s the runtime is more important. My VG-10 is always in my truck, it has a good mix of flood and throw and does not over heat if left on high for to long. I own more Thorfire lights at the moment than any other brand and so far they are all stock, other than LED choices. The TG-06 begs for either 219b’s or c’s and the version one begs for a warmer XP-G2.
I think Thorfire is the real deal! It feels to me like they have, in part, listened to comments here and from other people who are serious about lights and decided to build good products. I did get in for one of the 07’s and it should be here on Wednesday, I am looking forward to it. The 26650 lights to me feel and perform more like the Mag lights that I grew up on and that have influenced me in several ways, from my tint preferences to the diameter of the tube to the beam profile that I like. Not sure yet if I will feel the urge to mod the 07 or not, if I do it will get a good piggy backed FET+1 driver and Star momentary. I might even make a real contact board for it, don’t like stripping factory drivers unless they are junk.
Convoy S2+, 6*7135, XM-L2 3D, 10 degree TIR, PilotDog lighted tailcap.
Convoy S2+, H17F, XM-L2 4C, lighted tailcap
Really like the VG10, moonlight is usefull and it shines decent on high.
Today the S50 arrived, like the VG10 finish is top notch and quality feel.
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Thanks for the heads up… It looks a lot like the convoy M2.
My latest reviews: Massdrop Brass AAA, DQG Tiny 26650 III, Thrunite TC12 V2, Xiaomi Power Bank 2, Blitzwolf LT5 Pro Lantern, Olight H1 Nova
Is it better than a olight s30 or equal to?
will34 wrote: Thanks for the heads up… It looks a lot like the convoy M2.
My thoughts exactly.
JakeDjanitor wrote: Is it better than a olight s30 or equal to?
at 6x 3x the price it should
But what makes it so much better in your opinion?
The Miller wrote: at 6x the price it should But what makes it so much better in your opinion?
For starters: Better interface, Very nice mode spacing, side button, no problem fitting protected/unprotected batteries, etc, etc
Thorfire are good, but no match (yet) for Olight.
No issue fitting longer and thicker cells, some that do not fit a Convoy C8 fit the VG10 without a problem.
The forward clicking seems to be an issue for some, I like it other haye it.
Side switches are also personal I have found them easier to accidentally turn a light on and for that reason I do not carry them in a pocket or hanging on a clip inside my pocket.
As for spacing, the VG10 seems nicely spaced from moon, low med to high looks no extra mode is needed or like there is a gap between two modes or two modes too close to each other.
So it seems some things are really just subjective here, and well just as important
Thorfire lights are more or less built from an existing platform, much like when we buy a host and add driver/led. Olight in the other hand are built inside out, each component is made to work specifically in a certain model, and the flashlight is designed as a whole. A more dedicated R&D often results in an overall better product.
I have one already and I love it. The battery that comes with it is protected FYI.
At that price it will be hard not to justify buying another one!
Dang, my ThorFire collection keeps growing!
keengeorge wrote: The Miller wrote: at 6x the price it should
But what makes it so much better in your opinion?For starters: Better interface, Very nice mode spacing, side button, no problem fitting protected/unprotected batteries, etc, etcThorfire are good, but no match (yet) for Olight. Best Regards,George
The Miller wrote: at 6x the price it should
But what makes it so much better in your opinion?
Thanks guys. I will pass for now. I have an s-30 and s2+. I suppose I don’t need it hahaha
I appreciate the help. I’m sure my wife will appreciate me not buying another light too
Olight’s have been a nightmare for me – glue and then more glue – what have they got to hide? I’m not impressed with Olight’s at all: mod unfriendly, thin cheap materials. This VG10 is more a classic over-built sort of light – lots of mass. Olight’s like the S30 are the extreme opposite.
Have the Thorfire VG10 and several Roche F8 but none are handy. Aren’t they the same light, just rebadged.
Here is a review I did on mine.
Tailcap readings start at 3:22 Teardown and stills of that start at 3:53. Beamshot stills at 6:28 and the outside shining around (cheap video camera) starts at around 7:10
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Maxtoch M24 Sniper / Maxtoch 2X Shooter (2016 factory dedomed) /// ### ThruNite // Archer 2A V3 /TN4A HI / TH10 / TH20 / C2 Mini / TC12 V2 / T01 / MCC-4S /// ### Olight // S10R III / S30R III / H1 Nova / H1 R Nova / X7 Marauder //// Orca T11 / Nitecore EC20 / BLF A6 / Custom Convoy C8 / Lixada Triple 3800LM / Lixada 1000LM / LuxStone X30 /Small Sun ZY-T43 / Warsun X60 ////////Thorfire /// PF03 , PF04 , Upgraded PF04 , C8 , S-50 , VG-10 , VG25 , C8s , BL30 , S1 ////
southland wrote: Have the Thorfire VG10 and several Roche F8 but none are handy. Aren't they the same light, just rebadged.
Yes - there is nothing unique about the ThorFire lights. The ThorFire JM07 is/was the Shadow JM07. Better still, this UltraFire: lightscastle.com/product/ultrafire-sh-f8, commented on here: http://budgetlightforum.com/node/23261. But still, the UltraFire was $23 when in stock.
For Olights, when a manufacturer consistently Loctite's the bezel on, this means you can't replace the LED for tint replacement or upgrading, or even if the glass if broken it can't be replaced. It's unserviceable by normal means, a throw-away design.
For $14.49 this light is a deal, IIRC the Roche F8 was about $21 on special. Too bad I’m not a prime member, $7 shipping kills the deal and I don’t want to buy 4 to get free shipping.
Mine is sweet!! matches my $10 JM07!
Got mine today. Very pleased. This and the jm07 were killer deals
Got mine a couple days ago, I’m looking at it as a host so seeing the threaded driver retaining ring instead of the expected pressed in version was a huge bonus. The addition of DD + 1 driver and XM-L2 3D should improve things.
Got mine today. It's just about identical to a Convoy M2 - probably this light came first though. Nice quality, excellent finish, no marks, nicks, or scratchs. Mine came with a holster, and spare parts including an extra AR lens -- nice!
In some ways I like this VG10 better than the M2 - SMO reflector, heavier SS on the bezel, adds the cigar grip. They are the same size, same design, same heat sink fins.
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