Put me down for 3X of the copper VG10 3rd that are hieght of M2 but with proper ring
Also 3X of the X7 copper
and 2X of the copper X6 in the SS/CU style
remember my last order where I wanted another X6 to fit the Astrolux S2? Well that S2 has the same internal design as the SS/CU. Normal X6 does not sit into the emitter shelf but rests on the upper shelf. Normally I would bbe OK with it but the upper shelf of the S2 is still anodized, not clean machining.
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I will ask you to take few measures of your vg10 to specify ring dimensions.
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I was lucky enough to get 2 prototype spacers recently and figured I would give a quick review.
First was the C8 spacer. Being a prototype there was a slight error in the height of the spacer but this was the machine shop error, kiriba-ru measurements were spot on what it should be and will obviously be fixed before production.
The spacer is great, VERY heavy in copper. In this case I would go with an aluminum version if it was offered myself. It puts a lot of weight in the head with copper and is just not needed unless you are trying to run 3x XP-L2’s or something.
The convoy C8 will make a great host for it but it also worked great in my cheap C8 hosts as well as long as they had a 20mm solid pill (which you can order from fast tech if yours doesn’t). I was not able to actually build a light due to not having a spare MCPCB or optic and wanting to put the one I used for testing back in the X6.
That said there are a few advantages of the C8, first it is larger, so it will have more heat shedding ability. It also has a larger head which means that the optic will not be shrouded and you should get a bit higher OTF lumens. It also gives you the ability to use cheap C8 hosts you have laying around as the base for a triple build if you desire.
The downside compared to the X6/X7 is that it is larger, duh. lol
I have an F13 spacer but have not got a host to test it in yet.
The other prototype I just got done building yesterday is the VG-10 quad spacer. There are several different versions of the VG-10 out now, I have a “V2” version.
The spacer fit perfectly, perfect size and height. The glass just compresses the optic as it should, it is nice and centered ect. It doesn’t even need a centering ring.
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I built it as a photo light and it is perfect for that, around 2200 lumens of the most amazing tint I have ever seen. and I have seen a lot of nice tints.
I give it on my V2 VG-10!
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I am gonna need some vg10 spacers too.
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zeremefico wrote: I am gonna need some vg10 spacers too.
Will you produce spacer for version 3 ( groupbuy version) ?
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Yes, I will make quad kits for all 4 versions, but in limited quantities (as many as blfers need and 1pc each else)
I will take one spacer for V3 , aluminum please . I’ll probably message (today or tomorrow) you for some other items too .
aluminum? I will think about it. It can be just $1 cheaper than Cu. Are you sure?
I was thinking about weight to be honest , but if you can’t make it in alu , i will probably buy cu .
Weight in Cu is 50gr, in Alu 17gr.
The VG-10 with a copper spacer is pretty nice weight wise, a little head heavy but nothing that you would notice unless looking for it. It needs the cooling help of the copper as well.
Now the C8 spacer on the other hand I would want aluminum for sure. It is 4x the size.
Well it turned out that I was trying to use the VG-10 brass ring upside down, flipping it over makes it work much better, go figure lol.
In fact it makes the light better then it was from the factory as it now has a place for an o-ring around the glass! Thus the light would now be water-resistance / proof!
Finally got around to my f13 triple with xpl-2 v5 4k with MTN fet+7135 guppydrive.
I broke the 3000 lumen barrier. Clicked out at 3070 on turbo.
Thanks so much. The spacer was beautiful and a snug fit!
C8 spacers in stock.
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kiriba-ru wrote: zeremefico wrote: I am gonna need some vg10 spacers too.
But this way you need to specify your version: http://budgetlightforum.com/comment/1098043#comment-1098043
I dont have any tpad quads, I dont have any simple and cheap ways to get them, I dont like their design and price. If I could I would like to make other quad pcbs.
Yes I have tons of 10622 optics.
Hi Kriba Ru
I am thinking of building my first S2+ triple, and need a copper spacer
Could you give me an indication of the price including shipping to The Netherlands?
Hey, I got the 2 copper pills for the brinyte b158. Both pills are just as you described, thanks
I received my second order and it looks just as good as the first (which is looked and worked great). Haven’t built any of them yet, as I’ve been short on time, and I’m trying to decide how best to use them. Looking forward to it soon though.
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