[PART 1] Official BLF GT Group Buy thread. Group buy officially closed! Lights shipping.

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afaik that Wholesale price ($165) is meant for shops and resellers usually...

i know Lumintop delivered to Sky Lumen (bussines client) and asked him to sell for 265...

 

this groubuy is way behind timeplan (for a lot reasons) and Luminto has to pay bills....

they agreed to wait with public sales until the GB has ended
now one could ask: 

  • ended, as in closing the subscription list to get the nice price?
  • ended, as sent the original 555 (or the extended 1000? 1500?)

I can understand they need to sell whats on stock.
But i also see its frustrating to see other people get theirs first (at least you can smile knowing you paid much less)



All people who have paid should have their light on the way now.
the remaining people get the good price and it looks like the witing time between payment and shipping the light will be very short Smile

as soon as Neal has his PayPal back the groubuy can make a big step to its finish line. Smile

 

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You sure about that? lol

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M4D M4X wrote:

afaik that Wholesale price ($165) is meant for shops and resellers usually…

i know Lumintop delivered to Sky Lumen (bussines client) and asked him to sell for 265…


 


this groubuy is way behind timeplan (for a lot reasons) and Luminto has to pay bills….


they agreed to wait with public sales until the GB has ended
now one could ask: 



  • ended, as in closing the subscription list to get the nice price?

  • ended, as sent the original 555 (or the extended 1000? 1500?)


I can understand they need to sell whats on stock.
But i also see its frustrating to see other people get theirs first (at least you can smile knowing you paid much less)




All people who have paid should have their light on the way now.
the remaining people get the good price and it looks like the witing time between payment and shipping the light will be very short Smile

as soon as Neal has his PayPal back the groubuy can make a big step to its finish line. Smile


 

Hi Martín,regarding “ all people who have paid,should have their light on the way”…..the tracking number of the GT sent on 7th of february it still shows “preregistered,pending of deposit” and nothing happens, is my light shipped? Why doesnt show any changes in all this time? Why in all these weeks i cannot receive a proper answer if the light have been really shiped or not? How many other weeks i need to wait? I have paid the light on 2th of december,i understand i deserve an explanation that never arrives and nobody is willing to give me

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Neal wants me to pay another $ 45 for the shipment.
I do not know what to do.

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Silent_Star wrote:
Neal wants me to pay another $ 45 for the shipment.
I do not know what to do.

How can you pay more if his paypal is locked and cant accept payments?
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M4D M4X wrote:
All people who have paid should have their light on the way now.

I hope so

Nothing is known about mine and for now Neal’s answers are unacceptable,
You received a copy of the last one that he sent

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Silent_Star wrote:
Neal wants me to pay another $ 45 for the shipment. I do not know what to do.

So, not all the people who have paid have their light on the way

PS. Before this, have you already paid for the shipment?

Sorry for my bad English (gogole transtorla)

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M4D M4X wrote:

afaik that Wholesale price ($165) is meant for shops and resellers usually…

i know Lumintop delivered to Sky Lumen (bussines client) and asked him to sell for 265…


 


this groubuy is way behind timeplan (for a lot reasons) and Luminto has to pay bills….


they agreed to wait with public sales until the GB has ended
now one could ask: 



  • ended, as in closing the subscription list to get the nice price?

  • ended, as sent the original 555 (or the extended 1000? 1500?)


I can understand they need to sell whats on stock.
But i also see its frustrating to see other people get theirs first (at least you can smile knowing you paid much less)




All people who have paid should have their light on the way now.
the remaining people get the good price and it looks like the witing time between payment and shipping the light will be very short Smile

as soon as Neal has his PayPal back the groubuy can make a big step to its finish line. Smile


 

“This groubuy is way behind timeplan (for a lot reasons) and Luminto has to pay bills….”“”

Do you think the “lot of reasons” are we ,the members of BLF who made the payment more then 4 months ago (in my case) and have no clue when/if i am ever going to get the light ; the same thing like cells bought through m4dm4x site on 17th of december and payed shipping separately so I would have them before the GT arrives and at this moment i Haven gotten nothing? Please,name the lots of reasons as I don’t mind at all…..

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Silent_Star wrote:
Neal wants me to pay another $ 45 for the shipment.
I do not know what to do.

Texas_Ace said that the people who already paid in the first 2 groups where going to have their shipping charges covered (even those people in remote locations). I think you can pay an extra shipping fee for a faster delivery if you want.

You are in Tel-Aviv and are listed for registered mail. It’s possible the $45 shipping fee is to switch to DHL (or equivalent fast shipper in your region). So this should be an option, not mandatory.

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With quite a few damaged parcels lately, i think buyer have to bear the extra cost of shipping via DHL or bear the risk of damaged parcel via unknown shipper. It’s fair to everyone. It’s DHL setting the price and earn the shipping money, not Neal nor Lumintop.
Another option is request refund now and forget about it.

cool i'll see you when you get there

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JasonWW wrote:
Silent_Star wrote:
Neal wants me to pay another $ 45 for the shipment.
I do not know what to do.

Texas_Ace said that the people who already paid in the first 2 groups where going to have their shipping charges covered (even those people in remote locations). I think you can pay an extra shipping fee for a faster delivery if you want.

You are in Tel-Aviv and are listed for registered mail. It’s possible the $45 shipping fee is to switch to DHL (or equivalent fast shipper in your region). So this should be an option, not mandatory.


Mine was 25$ extra for TNT shipping.

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I read rumor of upcoming BLF project, 2 million cd, smaller than GT. Anyone confirm?

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This is only GT Group Buy thread with more then 19k posts,dont really need other issues to fill up more this thread,hope you don’t mind

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arficus wrote:
I read rumor of upcoming BLF project, 2 million cd, smaller than GT. Anyone confirm?
Hmmmm….??? Where did you read about it?

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teacher wrote:
arficus wrote:
I read rumor of upcoming BLF project, 2 million cd, smaller than GT. Anyone confirm?
Hmmmm….??? Where did you read about it?

I would like to see a lantern type thrower project with a bigger reflector…

Something like this…

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That would be neat…. Thumbs Up

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hmm, i sent an email to Neal, no reply, still no tracking code

Forgot my pen

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raccoon city wrote:

Post 19,000!

(at the moment)

You sure about that? lol

At the moment, it was post #19,000.

I am sure about that.  ;)

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arficus wrote:
I read rumor of upcoming BLF project, 2 million cd, smaller than GT. Anyone confirm?

I think you can already get that type of light. It would probably use a tiny little 400 lumen led, I can’t remember the name, and create an extremely focused little hot spot. Or you could build an aspheric thrower. The Lance of Ra is 2.6mcd. Again, tiny little focused hot spot so these are not like a practical everyday use type of light. They are quite specialized.

The GT already falls into a small market segment with its super long distance. A 2mcd light would be in an even smaller market segment. I know I am not interested in such a light.

But no, I gave not heard of such a blf project.

Btw, here is a list of the longest throwing flashlights.
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/55467
Maxabeam, 52mcd, wow.

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Is there by any chance a group buy happening anytime soon again?

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sacrileizei wrote:
Is there by any chance a group buy happening anytime soon again?

No, just retail sales. I’m sure there will be some discount codes, so not full retail prices.

My Convoy L6 thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, Narsil v1.2 ramping firmware (old), lighted side switch and cut down SMO reflector. Lots of amp draws on stock driver as well. 

My Supfire L5-S thread with XHP70.2, 26350 cells (4,100 lumen!), Texas Avenger FET driver, NarsilM v1.0 ramping firmware and lighted side switch. My mini L6! 

9 NarsilM user videos for BLF Q8, GT, GT Mini and ROT66

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raccoon city wrote:

RobertB wrote:
raccoon city wrote:

Post 19,000!


(at the moment)


You sure about that? lol

At the moment, it was post #19,000.


I am sure about that.  ;)


Wonder who was my squirrel? Just kidding. Cool
Why people delete post?

cool i'll see you when you get there

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Not that I have received any tracking number for my GT, anyone sends their GT to Vinh to be modded into CFT90 beast? I wonder how much it cost if send him our own GT? Vinh is selling USD675 for complete light though. Vinh himself is still impressed with his own mod. That is one badass self endorsement that everyone believes and it is selling like hot cakes now.

If you send in your light the cost is $490 shipped (If you live in the USA).


Thanks. Many are sending him their lights. I think it is worthy, the led alone is USD125.
5000+lumens at 1.6+Mcd is crazy.

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Yes, I remember what TA said.
Perhaps, Nial has his own opinion about this.
From the short message of Neal I can not understand this:

_“ship to Israel is expensive, can u pay the difference of shipping. $45
Regards” _

I’m in the first group.
All payments were made on time.
I bought another 8 batteries for the flashlight.
I bought a bag and a lantern cover from Neal.
Now Neal wants another $ 45.
I feel trapped.

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Pulsar wrote:
Silent_Star wrote:
Neal wants me to pay another $ 45 for the shipment. I do not know what to do.
How can you pay more if his paypal is locked and cant accept payments?

I have no idea(((

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Silent_Star wrote:
Yes, I remember what TA said.
Perhaps, Nial has his own opinion about this.
From the short message of Neal I can not understand this:

_“ship to Israel is expensive, can u pay the difference of shipping. $45
Regards” _

I’m in the first group.
All payments were made on time.
I bought another 8 batteries for the flashlight.
I bought a bag and a lantern cover from Neal.
Now Neal wants another $ 45.
I feel trapped.


TA should be back on the forum later today. Let’s see what he has to say.

My Convoy L6 thread with XHP70.2, Texas Avenger FET driver, Narsil v1.2 ramping firmware (old), lighted side switch and cut down SMO reflector. Lots of amp draws on stock driver as well. 

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I hope he can help me.
By the way, I choose a registered shipping with no batteries.
I start as a buyer in internet in 2005.
PayPal – eBay
Aliexpress
Banggood
Gearbest
US shops
Japan shops
Europa shops
Never nobody do not ask me about extra for shipping.

That’s why such a request made me confused.
I have vague suspicions that the sender simply does not know where Israel is.)))

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I paid extra for the shipment to make things easier but, according to the latest official data, it was delivered to someone more than two months ago in Dayton, OH – USA because “it seems they change to send to US because the expensive shipping fees to Uruguay”

PS. TA was informed at the time, more than two weeks ago, but still has not gotten anything from Neal

Sorry for my bad English (gogole transtorla)

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g_sintornillos wrote:
I paid extra for the shipment to make things easier but, according to the latest official data, it was delivered to someone more than two months ago in Dayton, OH – USA because “it seems they change to send to US because the expensive shipping fees to Uruguay”

PS. TA was informed at the time, more than two weeks ago, but still has not gotten anything from Neal


I remember someone received extra GT and highlighted here in this thread. Could it be yours? Or Neal has given you a wrong tracking number.

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This is getting ridiculous, g_sintornillos paid extra for shipping and they still told him that it was expensive to send it to Uruguay?! What the hell, just get your money and forget it dude.

I asked Neal if my light is sent already. If i do not get reply today i will open PayPal dispute.

They had my money for almost 4 months not including the first deposit ( 8 months or so on that one) and i still haven’t received anything, not even single message after few sent emails to Neal.

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