HaikeLite MT03 & MT07 Group-buy Closed

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It took me 9 months —- several emails and lots of PMs— A final small shipment from RMM—- Lee finally came through with my replacement parts to fix my 2 lights

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Ya, Chops, that was a mess, I sent one last email to Alvin or Lee whoever it was and I was ticked off and then I just gave up.
A month later I got a huge box delivered by DHL with 2 MT03’s and 2 MT07’s and they were flawless, completely redesigned, they were absolutely a jaw dropping surprise, if anything they are men of their word albeit way way slow at it, but I ended up as happy as a clam that’s for sure and perhaps an understatement really.

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Ya, Chops, that was a mess, I sent one last email to Alvin or Lee whoever it was and I was ticked off and then I just gave up. A month later I got a huge box delivered by DHL with 2 MT03’s and 2 MT07’s and they were flawless, completely redesigned, they were absolutely a jaw dropping surprise, if anything they are men of their word albeit way way slow at it, but I ended up as happy as a clam that’s for sure and perhaps an understatement really.

Yeah—I wish I would of pressed for new lights—-I converted my MT03 to 2S2P with the new driver—in some ways better—in some ways not so much— Max output is around 1000 lumens more but mode 4 is a little less—with the old driver mode 4 camped out at 3400 lumens till the cows came home—— my MT07 is awaiting a fet driver one of these days

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Yes in the very end it all worked out somehow, that was beyond a doubt the weirdest GB I’ve ever been involved in and I sure learned a lesson, like don’t get into a GB that is handled by the manufacturer and one with no experience at all.

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Ya, Chops, that was a mess, I sent one last email to Alvin or Lee whoever it was and I was ticked off and then I just gave up. A month later I got a huge box delivered by DHL with 2 MT03’s and 2 MT07’s and they were flawless, completely redesigned, they were absolutely a jaw dropping surprise, if anything they are men of their word albeit way way slow at it, but I ended up as happy as a clam that’s for sure and perhaps an understatement really.

That’s really good to hear man. I finally got a Haikelite as well: two MT02 in silver. One was DOA, and the other turned out to activate LVP at 3.7V… ugh… Got a new driver, but still need to replace it. For the money it just is worth it. Easy driver replacement really makes it worth getting a Haikelite. I mean, who else makes a 3P 18650 single XHP35 light for this money with this beauty?
Got my eyes on a silver MT03 now… and perhaps the MT07S…

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I have the new MT07S SMO on the way and have the MT02 XHP35, they are putting out some real decent lights now.
And if you find those codes they are almost a steal, the quality is over the top for the price, paid I think $27 for the MT02 XHP35, it’s a good mod light and their ano is excellent.
And to think that I really thought they didn’t have a chance in the light industry, boy was I wrong, I’ve never seen a company come out with so many variations of lights like Haike did in less than one year, amazing.
A really rough start though but I guess no quit in them that’s for sure.

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From zero to hero (ok, there are still issues). Oh absolutely, I couldn’t have imagined this either. They must work their butts off… Makes me wonder what on earth Imalent is doing…

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I also finally got the replacement 2s2p MT03 after many PM’s and a very long wait. The performance is definitely good, but the overall experience has dampened my enthusiasm for their products.

KuoH

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I’ve had the spare parts for my original MT03 sitting on the shelf for months now – has anyone a walk through for changing things out? I admit I hate ther driver though – cannot understand why you have to cycle through the turbo mode to get back to low.

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I got in my SMO reflector today for the MT07. Nice bump in throw from 296 kcd to 368 kcd, this is fully modded, sliced dome XHP70.2 P2.

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A bit surprised why Haikelite hasn’t made an XHP35 HI version of the MT07…

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Curious what the throw would be with XHP70 shaved dome with OP reflector—- Fet driver

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chops728 wrote:
Curious what the throw would be with XHP70 shaved dome with OP reflector--- Fet driver

I got 296 kcd, but a shaved XHP70.2 FET based driver.

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Tom E wrote:

chops728 wrote:
Curious what the throw would be with XHP70 shaved dome with OP reflector—- Fet driver

I got 296 kcd, but a shaved XHP70.2 FET based driver.

Thanks

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MT07 Price, please?

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T18 wrote:
Ya, Chops, that was a mess, I sent one last email to Alvin or Lee whoever it was and I was ticked off and then I just gave up. A month later I got a huge box delivered by DHL with 2 MT03’s and 2 MT07’s and they were flawless, completely redesigned, they were absolutely a jaw dropping surprise, if anything they are men of their word albeit way way slow at it, but I ended up as happy as a clam that’s for sure and perhaps an understatement really.

That’s really good to hear man. I finally got a Haikelite as well: two MT02 in silver. One was DOA, and the other turned out to activate LVP at 3.7V… ugh… Got a new driver, but still need to replace it. For the money it just is worth it. Easy driver replacement really makes it worth getting a Haikelite. I mean, who else makes a 3P 18650 single XHP35 light for this money with this beauty?
Got my eyes on a silver MT03 now… and perhaps the MT07S…

For the record: Did the driver swap for the MT02, and the new driver is busted as well; light just flashes a couple of times before doing nothing when tightening the battery tube. Haikelite fail rate 3 out of 3. Facepalm

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That’s very bad 100% failure rate.

cool i'll see you when you get there

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hIKARInoob wrote:
T18 wrote:
Ya, Chops, that was a mess, I sent one last email to Alvin or Lee whoever it was and I was ticked off and then I just gave up. A month later I got a huge box delivered by DHL with 2 MT03’s and 2 MT07’s and they were flawless, completely redesigned, they were absolutely a jaw dropping surprise, if anything they are men of their word albeit way way slow at it, but I ended up as happy as a clam that’s for sure and perhaps an understatement really.

That’s really good to hear man. I finally got a Haikelite as well: two MT02 in silver. One was DOA, and the other turned out to activate LVP at 3.7V… ugh… Got a new driver, but still need to replace it. For the money it just is worth it. Easy driver replacement really makes it worth getting a Haikelite. I mean, who else makes a 3P 18650 single XHP35 light for this money with this beauty?
Got my eyes on a silver MT03 now… and perhaps the MT07S…

For the record: Did the driver swap for the MT02, and the new driver is busted as well; light just flashes a couple of times before doing nothing when tightening the battery tube. Haikelite fail rate 3 out of 3. Facepalm

I didnt think they were actually sending anything.
The last communication I had from them was asking me to end my PP dispute as they were just waiting on a new run of production before sending me a replacement light.
No light and no further responses.

It (MT03) does work at least but it’s not as bright as my Q8, so possibly just over half of it’s claimed output?

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Shur wrote:
I didnt think they were actually sending anything.
The last communication I had from them was asking me to end my PP dispute as they were just waiting on a new run of production before sending me a replacement light.
No light and no further responses.

It (MT03) does work at least but it’s not as bright as my Q8, so possibly just over half of it’s claimed output?

I got it from Banggood. I arranged new driver via Banggood. Banggood is contacting Haikelite to find a solution to my problem. So far Banggood has been pleasant to deal with.

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