Q6/Q8 logo/marking what should we propose to Thorfire?

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Q6/Q8 logo/marking what should we propose to Thorfire?
A
21% (31 votes)
B
12% (18 votes)
C
6% (9 votes)
D
30% (46 votes)
E
31% (47 votes)
Total votes: 151
Edited by: The Miller on 04/28/2016 - 08:45
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Thanks Will34

Please choose

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There’s not a lot of votes yet but three are close.

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So to be clear, this is exactly how it would like on the flashlight? Black = Ano, White = etching/engraving?

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That is the idea.
But atm “exactly” is a bit tricky Wink

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I don’t see Millerfire as a choice.

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White part being engraved is the idea, but it can be the other way around too. Once the logo style is selected I can improve on the details!

I’m not a fan of the thorfire logo but I think it looks best being in the middle, kind of resemble the original SKR.

Hope you like the design and not too “fancy” for this light… Smile

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Hmmmmm….


Keepin’ the “B” in BLF

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It sounds like the XM LEDs won’t really be suitable for flashlight use. Pity…

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Option D on one side of the tube & SUPER FLOODER on the other side Smile

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keltex78 wrote:

Yep pretty much…

Quick question: would you guys prefer the engraving without the thorfire logo? (Just out of curiosity, not my call anyways.)

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Abqjohnny wrote:
I don’t see Millerfire as a choice.

How about Miller Lite?

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MG wrote:
How about Miller Lite?

Lol, pretty sure there’s going to be a trademark issue with that name. But then again we’re having them made in China, so it probably wouldn’t matter much.

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Trademarks only apply within the same industry. It’s why nissan.com is owned legally by a computer company, even though there’s a large car company with the same name. I could even sell a line of mattresses called Nissan, without infringing on the trademarks of the other two. So, unless the beer company makes flashlights, “Miller Lite” is probably fair game.

Anyway, I like logos B and E, in that order. It’s too bad BLF doesn’t have a ranked voting system to express full preferences.

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Well no problem with a BLFBARRYTOMEDJOZZMSDNFTHEMILLER branding I think, let me get a trademark for this swell sounding name Wink

Without the Thorfire logo?
looks kind of … boring but I must say, is should have been in the options for sure.

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booooo keep the eye of sauron!

I think ‘B’ is easily the best, I’m shocked it’s losing

E would be my second choice.

Either way I probably won’t be in on this groupbuy, I’m getting bitter that all you peasants can so easily attain the treasures that us modders have previously had to ourselves CrazyWink

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pilotdog68 wrote:
booooo keep the eye of sauron!

I think ‘B’ is easily the best, I’m shocked it’s losing

E would be my second choice.

Either way I probably won’t be in on this groupbuy, I’m getting bitter that all you peasants can so easily attain the treasures that us modders have previously had to ourselves CrazyWink


No we newbies were getting bitter that every time the SRK comes up our hopes for a hefty light are smashed by veterans who remember the quality ones.
Somebody needs to put XHPs or whatever in them Wink
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The Miller wrote:
No we newbies were getting bitter that every time the SRK comes up our hopes for a hefty light are smashed by veterans who remember the quality ones.

Hey, don’t look at me! I’ve never even owned an SRK. I just recently got my M6. I wonder if this 4-up reflector would fit in that… hmmm

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Either c or d

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BLFFIRE

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bella-headlight wrote:
Option D on one side of the tube & SUPER FLOODER on the other side Smile

Sure why not?

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heheh, I am happy this is not part of the poll Wink like it as clean as possible
1 logo hmm ok since it seems all flashlights need a logo and I understand a manufacterer likes its name on it (and having BLF on it is a cool engraving I do like on a light) but no specs or anything else, what if somebody mods it into a super thrower? that text would be out of place Silly

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pilotdog68 wrote:
booooo keep the eye of sauron! Either way I probably won’t be in on this groupbuy, I’m getting bitter that all you peasants can so easily attain the treasures that us modders have previously had to ourselves CrazyWink

Well phooey on you (JK)

I had already planned a SRK build and had began acquiring components when Miller got this rolling, so I figure I’ll do both. What allowed Miller to race past me was that I slowed in order to find the best host since there’s so little current info on them. The old recommended hosts have been ‘Chinafied’ into lesser beings than they once were so I’m hoping the Thorfire will prove to be that host I’ve be seeking. I’ll know when I get my hands on the BLF Q8, and then I’ll have to be sure my build does even better Crazy

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I’d prefer a balanced logo with some degree of symetry to the text like d or e. I would probably buy two, one to keep as-is and one to decapitate for use with a 3 1/2” (88.9mm) head, quad xhp-50s, and extension tube. I understand how inclusion of the manufacturer’s logo might appeal on that end but a un-corporate-tied logo might make it more distinctive. Something like an eight pointed star to represent the quad cell, quad emitter design. The Q8 could actually become a distinct product line. Good thing there’s little threat of legal action over the planned Audi Q8.

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I prefer the larger Thorfire logo of choice ‘B’ where it is a white outline and black fill, but I also prefer the white text on black background. I know ‘E’ is white text on black and it has the larger logo, but the logo on that one is black outline and white fill. Then the outline is lost to the background, which is also black. Ultimately, I chose ‘D’ but if I could have the logo from ‘B’ on the ‘E’ choice of white text on black, I’d rather see that. Anybody understand me?

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I get you, but on E it didn’t look good with an extra white outline… What can be done is to keep E, and reverse the color of the logo so it’s black fill white outline while keeping the separation with the border, haven’t tried that one yet but once the logo style is chosen I will make several versions of it; these are not final versions, many details need to be corrected and I’m waiting for a high res logo from Thorfire as well.

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Like all the ideas.
That 8-pointed star instead of Thorfire logo, nice idea.

Barry is going to discus our wishlist with the engineers this week, because well that is slightly more important then a logo Wink

We have not even asked for a high Res logo, will do tomorrow. (And tonight I am going to hack and slice in kolourpaint to see how A D and E look with that 8 pointed star instead of the Thorfire logo.

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I would like (1) Q8 and (1) extra battery tube/tail cap please!! Steve I voted for “E” looks like a Club patch!!

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KawiBoy1428 wrote:
I would like (1) Q8 and (1) extra battery tube/tail cap please!! Steve

Wrong topic Wink
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The Miller wrote:
KawiBoy1428 wrote:
I would like (1) Q8 and (1) extra battery tube/tail cap please!! Steve

Wrong topic Wink

Oh man, sorry Facepalm got to many windows open, he heee! Big Smile

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How about “BLF FE” I will put it next to my BLF TE, which I like very much by the way.
Flooder edition and thrower edition. Cant wait to see them side by side.

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The Miller wrote:
Like all the ideas.
That 8-pointed star instead of Thorfire logo, nice idea.

Barry is going to discus our wishlist with the engineers this week, because well that is slightly more important then a logo Wink

We have not even asked for a high Res logo, will do tomorrow. (And tonight I am going to hack and slice in kolourpaint to see how A D and E look with that 8 pointed star instead of the Thorfire logo.


Uh… an 8-pointed star? WHY? :/

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