Review Of Nitecore TM16GT

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Well, yeah, there’s that. Nitecore likes to glue the snot out of em. Red Loctite even. PITA.

Dale

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I’d love my TM16GT to be pushing 7000 lumens with whatever increase in throw that gives. I smile at the 1km throw that this has already, any extra would be superb.

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chrisc wrote:
I’d love my TM16GT to be pushing 7000 lumens with whatever increase in throw that gives. I smile at the 1km throw that this has already, any extra would be superb.
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I’ve told about the glued light to the friend who can mode this according to Dale,and he answered that it is very difficult to take off the glue,so I forget this for the moment.
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I have no evidence, but I suspect there is a design rule used by Nitecore:

- For every micro ampere of parasitic drain use one drop of Loctite.

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hIKARInoob wrote:
I have no evidence, but I suspect there is a design rule used by Nitecore:

- For every micro ampere of parasitic drain use one drop of Loctite.

hahaha i don’t think so , even my mh20 has a good amount of loctite

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They do NOT want you going inside!

I’ve gotta find my notes or measure it all over again, can’t remember what it was doing… I do remember it was a chore to get inside, and I remember making 4 26mm Max Toch mcpcb’s fit on the shelf for the XHP-35’s, but I’ve taken enough readings of other lights that the numbers just get all scrambled. Getting old.

Just came in from the shop after making a Ti spacer for my home made Ti/Cu Quad EDC, it now takes a larger 18500 with 50% more capacity than the 18350 and is rated for 50% higher amperage as well. It was making 2300 lumens on the half cell, hoping to see 3000 on the 18500. Tiny Monster, hah! Nitecore doesn’t even know…!

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giorgoskok wrote:
hIKARInoob wrote:
I have no evidence, but I suspect there is a design rule used by Nitecore:

- For every micro ampere of parasitic drain use one drop of Loctite.

hahaha i don’t think so , even my mh20 has a good amount of loctite

Yesss, and Nitecore truly apologises for that stupid low drain value; their engineers are baffled. They’ll make sure it won’t happen again.

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Not sure what you’re talking about, the MH20GT has a cell storage life of 6 months with the beacon on and a year with it off.

Edit: My Bad, that’s 12 months with the beacon on and 24 months with it off, not much to complain about there!

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