PROTOTYPE 3 arriving 5 of 7 now!! The Q8, a BLF premium edition SRK type monster flashlight

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yes, count me in for one with an extension tube.

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…how about a design that allows “SRK drop-ins”, same as P60 for SRKs?

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I don’t suppose a 3x xpl-hi version would be favored by anyone?

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Tecmo wrote:
I don’t suppose a 3x xpl-hi version would be favored by anyone?

+1

Not a fan of 219c

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Add me to the list please!

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At that price you can put me in the list.

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I would definitely buy one (currently number 17 on the list with a question mark) for the price if the result is a real flooder with a usable turbo of min 4000 or more lumens without a forced stepdown or burning your fingers after 10 seconds …

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Please add me to the list

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Please add me to the list . Thank you

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Please add me to the list thank you very much!!

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Now we have a team spreading the globe, nice!

And first contact with Thorfire is made. We send the initial demands but the rep here was not aware what a SRK is.
In the huge pile of text send, was a mention if maybe a choice of three emitters could be made (XP-L Hi in two tints and Nicha 219C.
We are discussing LEDs and well XP-L Hi just blasts out the most and that is what a SRK is all about.
So in this stage, nothing is clear.

But it is enervating to have started this group buy and see the responses!

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Even if no 219c version, just a high cri of anything is cool with me. 4 xpl’s fet driven, can we expect about 1300 lumen per emitter?

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tru3s1lv3r wrote:
Even if no 219c version, just a high cri of anything is cool with me. 4 xpl’s fet driven, can we expect about 1300 lumen per emitter?

yes, assuming that the light is well done, which is what the aim is.

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I am in.
If I may, I suggest adding a decent diffuser.

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Evilc wrote:

If I may, I suggest adding a decent diffuser.

+1
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I love my SRKs. Please add me for one more.

And how about deleting the “Quality Lanyard” ? Does any body use one with an SRK?

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Please count me in! My first preference is the SRK with 219c, but I’d also take one with a XP-L Hi in a neutral tint.

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4000 Lumens from soda can light?

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Well with the right construction 1300 lumens x4 is the idea (but does that make 5200?).

Evilc wrote:
I am in. If I may, I suggest adding a decent diffuser.

Let me recycle the post I just placed in “what you got today”
Ordered a diffuser for a DSL flash
It looked like I could mod it to fit a SRK and make it useable as camping/table light.
It came today
And, no modding needed, it fits over the Uniquefire 1401 and SRK as it is.

It comes with three pieces to use at the top, a hard plastic shiney and two soft plastic, white and orange.

I think I will spray paint the orange silver to have more light out of the sides and get rid of this:


(lol at the blue tint the LBs in the SRK it is put on gives it)

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zelee wrote:
4000 Lumens from soda can light?

My M6 (SRK style) with three XM-L2 U3 2A's does 5000 lumens smile. I would expect less from a high CRI 4 LED SRK. 2A tint is considered cool white.

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zelee wrote:
4000 Lumens from soda can light?

My M6 (SRK style) with three XM-L2 U3 2A’s does 5000 lumens smile. I would expect less from a high CRI 4 LED SRK. 2A tint is considered cool white.

wow 5000 lumens? how fast it get hot?
all of my flashlight wont touch more than 3000 lumens at best because it will be to hot to handle

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I would definately be in for the DavidEF’s AA Mini SRK on XPLs.

Since I have a perfectly usable “old” UV-S5, I’ll see were this goes.

5000+ lumen would make it a nice light for the pricepoint though..

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The amazement about the UV-S5 is what got me into thiss mess by the way. .
Guess this groupbuy is gonna make a lot of folks lose a lot of money and spare time. Big SmileBeer

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I’m in as long the price range holds and the emitter color is not cw

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+1 on dropping the lanyard (never use these on large lights anyway) and adding a simple clip-on diffuser and/or a detachable grip like on the Roche M170

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I’m in.

You may get more participants if there was option to choose between nichia or xml2/xpl or my personal choice xplHI.

I think more people will opt for the more lumens and throw versus the tint of nichia.

Just a thought. Maybe shoot it out there miller.

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