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I ordered some S2 copper spacers from your eBay site.
I’ll take some aluminum X6 spacers when you start making them.

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Can the BLF X5 Carclo quad copper spacer be used to make a triple? What size MCPCB would be needed for the triple, or quad?

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Can the BLF X5 Carclo quad copper spacer be used to make a triple? What size MCPCB would be needed for the triple, or quad?

20mm quad mcpcb will fit. http://budgetlightforum.com/node/43188
Triple won`t looks good (to small optics size in such head), but triple and quad optics are same height so triple convertion can be also maken.

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I’d like 2 ×5 and one x6 if they’re still available.

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Will you sell the X5/X6 spacers on ebay too?

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Not sure. X6 more yes than no, X5 much more no than yes.
X6 is available for sale as host at many sites, I have some cute-3 optics, spacer is sufficient cheap. The only problem is XP32 mcpcb that need to be sanded in diameter. So both variants (spacer and set) may be sold on ebay.
X5 light is still rare, it doesn`t sold as host, complete lights are to expensive, we still don`t have quad pcb, copper spacer with second part (tube) would be more expensive.

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Just got my spacers. Sent same day is I ordered, received 9 days later (Sweden). That’s rather fast, thanks.
I did a test mount and the “#3 Copper spacer for Carclo triple Convoy S2+/S3” works nicely in the pill-less S3.

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I’m interested too in X5 quad…

Will you produce it ?

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i have mine now (i was away a week)

nice done, but needs some finishing (for me;))

and i found a dent which have to be grinded away….

i also have not put it in the lightnow to see how it fits

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nice to know now… :/

not sure if i like that.
btw
the dent affects the upper edge – so its not flat any more.

i will post pictures when the work is in progress

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As I remember, I have sent you the first one that was on photo. If both flat surfaces look frosted, this means that I have tried to polish them. There can be some defects that are lower that main plane, but I don`t think that there can be defects that are out from plane.
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Neverless, if you will measure that temperature difference between pcb and spacer (soldered together) with spacer “as is” is several degrees higher than with ideal polished spacer, I will refund you $1 for each degree Celsius.

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Do you have any of those copper X6 spacers left? I don’t worry too much about perfect as I sand and lap all my spacers and MCPCBs anyway.
Ive got four more X6 in the mail so I’d like four or more aluminum X6 spacers as soon as possible.

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No copper left, aluminium will be available in two weeks.
What height do you prefer?

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kiriba-ru wrote:
No copper left, aluminium will be available in two weeks.
What height do you prefer?

Hmm. I haven’t measure the ones I have, but tall enough that the glass lens wouldn’t be required with Ledil triple and quad cute optics.
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Ok, you need 10.6mm height if you are going to use tir without stock glass.

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Afraid I’ve not received my X6 spacer. Ordered 7th March.

Tracking seems to have stopped on the 14th March.

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Refunded.

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kiriba-ru wrote:
Refunded.

Appreciated. Smile

Although there was no need to do it straight away. Just wondering if anyone had experienced the same sort of shipping times?

If the spacer turns up, I’ll let you know and resend the money to you. I don’t expect to get things for nothing.

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Previous year I`ve got lots of bad experience with russian post. Usually, if smth went wrong and there was no tracking update for more than 3 weeks at any stage, this meant that parcel is lost and it is not big probability to find it out.
This year smth have changed: lots of parcels have very strange way (two imports, two exports, two custom clearance, three times moving between two moscow airports and etc.), but now this is normal (russian post staff sais so) and many of this ways bring the parcel where it is necessary.
If your tracking have not refreshed for a month – contact me and I`ll make refund.

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Received my S2+ spacers (pills) today… They are well machined and the shelf is pretty thick, would direct drive a triple XPL HI with confidence.

Observations:
-I’d like an even thicker shelf, driver room is way too tall for the drivers we use. Extra copper is always welcomed, but some people might prefer the lighter weight.
-Packaging must be improved, like wrapping them in protective foam or cardboard and tape. My driver retaining lip was beat up, but nothing that I couldn’t fix myself.

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Spacers don’t have driver place or retaining lip. You have recieved pills.
Packaging is already little improved, now I’m using yellow bubble envelopes for most applications, sometimes thin foamed PE is added. Not sure this is the best way, still trying to find out most safety and lowest weight packaging.
Thick lip looks bad even if it doesn’t beated up. Thinking about returning to solder design, searching for low-temperature solder to make driver installation easier.
Next pills will have much better threads and thicker shelf.
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Hi kiriba-ru
I received the spacers a few days ago. They seem well machined and without any damage. After polishing the S2+ type a little I started to convert my BLF A6 into a DD Nichia 219c triple. Your spacer fitted a little bit better then the mountain electronics S2+ spacer I had on hand, so I used the Russian one.
I’m very happy with the precision of your work, it seems to help with heat dissipation.
The only thing I had to do was widen the center hole a little,
‘cause I used AWG18 cables and didn’t have thinner ones at hand.

And all of a sudden I love the A6. Particularly as a 18350 shorty!

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WolfA wrote:
Hi kiriba-ru
I received the spacers a few days ago. They seem well machined and without any damage. After polishing the S2+ type a little I started to convert my BLF A6 into a DD Nichia 219c triple. Your spacer fitted a little bit better then the mountain electronics S2+ spacer I had on hand, so I used the Russian one.
I’m very happy with the precision of your work, it seems to help with heat dissipation.
The only thing I had to do was widen the center hole a little,
‘cause I used AWG18 cables and didn’t have thinner ones at hand.

And all of a sudden I love the A6. Particularly as a 18350 shorty!

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I received my copper x6 spacer (the shorter one to fit a lens on top of the optics). I installed it and I had to dremel the lower part of the spacer so that it would fit into the light perfectly. I’ll post a picture later when I get a chance.

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Thanks for your feedback vinte77. My X6 host has about 21.4mm pcb place diameter, spacer lower part was about 21.0mm. Seems that host dimentions may differs a little.
There is some delay in production (machine tools are to busy), hope X6 Al spacers, more Convoy spacers and pills will be ready till end of April.

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I will definitely take a copper S2+ full pill for a triple when they are finished.

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Do we have any news on the X6 aluminum spacers ?

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If everything goes good, more convoy spacers, single and triple pills, X6 Al spacers, X5 quad kits will be ready in 1-2 weeks.

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Good news, your solid copper pills are great.

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