#GB27 DQG Tiny 26650 III 7x XP-G2 CW/ NW 2500LM Group Buy - ACTIVE

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If you unscrew the tail cap slightly you will have lockout, provided the foam is in place. It puts a spring action against the cell, pushing it away from the positive contact for just that purpose. It also helps to prevent rattle.

Alright that makes perfect sense, especially the slightly for lock out, now that explains to me that actually I might have been having issues and didn’t realize it, like having to back the head off quit a bit it seemed to shut the light off and also a lot of slack in the threads where that foam piece would also help to keep a bit of tension on the head, depending which light, Thanks Dale
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I’ve been playing a bit with my gray NW those last nights.

Waow! What a little light that can! Pure flood though, but still reaches out quite a bit by shear power.

I can’t help but compare it to my first SRK clone, a Fandyfire UV-S5 triple XML rated 2000-2200 lumens. That was three years ago as i was just discovering the wonders of modern led flashlights (and only had half a dozen cheap ones). When i ignited this xml trio for the first time i was really blown away… And now, three years latter, i have the same output (even a bit more) in a package almost half the size with four modes instead of two. No hidden strobe though.

I struggled a bit with the UI. Single click, double, triple, long press… As someone mentioned, the operation manual is printed on the cardboard box. You have to look for it so small it is. Once used to it, it proves rather convenient. Will i remember all those clicks and long press tricks in a month? They should have printed a quick reminder on the light body!

I’m also worried about the switch resilience to so many actions. From the picts and comments it seems rather cheap and weak… It would be a shame if such a nice (and not so cheap) light would fail because of it.

Thanks for this deal Freeme!

Looking forward three years in the future… Same output in a 16340 format? EvilSickParty

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Hi freeme,
How much is this thing after code?

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Not sure why you would need to mechanically lock out this light. The button is low profile and needs a good amt of pressure to activate it. Even if turbo is activated, it knocks down to hi in 90 secs, and with a 0.012 mA parasitic drain, it would take about 38 years to drain a 4000 mAh cell.

Edit: I'm sure there's still a good reason for lockout to prevent activation. Suppose could still occur, just harder to get it to happen. Also gives you that piece of mind.

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Man, I feel like I’m the only one who hasn’t received my light yet. I guess I’m just being impatient. Sad

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I haven’t gotten mine yet eaither Dwantink. Ordered it on the 8th of Dec.

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FREEME,,,, You are so awesome, WOW That is a deal.. Thank you for sending PM
This has to be the best deal all year,
Just looked back at my BG orders and this is actually a better price than what I paid for the DQG 4th Tiny 18650
If I hadn’t used a coupon with the 18650 the price would have been.. Guess.. ha ha LOLThumbs Up ,
Thanks again… G.

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Got my grey nw today!! Man this thing really is tiny for a 26650 light, It’s awesome. Although, it is not as bright as my blf A6 in 5A tint is substantially brighter. So to verify, to get to turbo you just hold the button down?

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When torch is off hold the button down to get go straight to turbo if its turned on then a quick double press will activate turbo.

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Dwantink wrote:
Got my grey nw today!! Man this thing really is tiny for a 26650 light, It's awesome. Although, it is not as bright as my blf A6 in 5A tint is substantially brighter. So to verify, to get to turbo you just hold the button down?

Yes, hold down from OFF. Bright may have a couple meanings. If you mean distance - yes, the A6 probably out throws the Tiny 26650, but in total light output (i.e. lumens), the Tiny 26650 should easily beat the A6. At best, the A6 5A is maybe 1,300-1,500 lumens while the Tiny 26650 should be right there in the 2,500 range as spec'd and as I measured in Turbo mode. Maybe you are comparing hi mode to a max mode of the A6? If so, the Tiny is about 900 lumens in hi, so isn't as bright.

 

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Ordered NW black, thanks Freeme appreciate your efforts.

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My grey NW arrived yesterday.  Very pleased, and amazed at how tiny it is!  Barely larger than the Basen 4500mah cell I'm running it on.

Will be ordering a black CW today!  Thank you freeme!!

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Mine holds at over 900 lumens on hi for more than 2 hours of pretty much straight running. Nothing else can do this near it's size I know of.

I'm really lik'n this light the more I use and carry it. Just might go for the switch change to activate it easier, and I find the triple click to lo annoying. Think if I swap the 2.4 ohm (lo mode) with the 750 ohm (med mode), I could get 1 click to lo, 2 clicks to hi, 3 clicks to med, then the modes would cycle hi-med-lo, which isn't all that bad.

Hhmmm. Also might try stacking on the 0.3 ohm resistor to boost turbo, but not too crazy - maybe try a 0.75 on top of it.

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I’d like to see price, thx freeme

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You’re right Tom E, I took them both outside right now and wow. This thing is awesome I love it!! I also really like the gtd oring under the optic!! Thanks Freeme!!

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hi guys! what 26650 battery can you recommend for this high performing light for maximum output?

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freeme.
Please send me the purchase code for the DQG Tiny 26650.

Thanks

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Got mine today (the order that wasn’t cancelled). These things are impressive from stock. I have some of the previous version, one or two that I modified. Waiting for nightfall but it looks like this version’s driver is much more powerful. The head gets hotter faster, overall output is higher as well as throw.

At least that’s what it looks like to my eyes in the day…

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I still get the old “Your item has been processed through a facility in HANGZHOU EMS, CHINA at 9:48 pm on December 27, 2016.”

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Anyone have both so we can see the difference between the NW and CW version? I have the NW, which is warm on lower settings and looks good on turbo but may also get the CW if it’s 5700k range. Thanks!

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I feel your pain Dale, I’m usually one of the last to receive a light due to my location. Kinda odd really since Aus is closer to china than US.

Anyway I did some testing of current tonight, sorry no lux or output measurements. The stock standard version 2 that I initially used for some reason would not go into turbo after the first time so I went to the second and last stock DQG26650 I had available. Test is not super accurate as I used the power supply to give me the numbers. It was all visual so give or take 0.1a and 2seconds. Input voltage set at 4v. I used an IR temp gun on the outside of the head at 60 seconds also (all of the heads were uncomfortable to hold at 60 seconds… according to me)

The Line up -

  1. new model
  2. 4x xpl hi 2s2p original driver with turbo resistor bridged
  3. version 2 completely stock
  4. part 2 version 2 completely stock
  5. 4x xhp35 4p (I think neutral tint)

New
Low – 0.06a
Med – 0.57a
High – 1.78a
Turbo – 6.6a
Turbo at 30s – 6.15a
Turbo at 60s – 5.50a
Temp at 60s – 53 degrees C

Mod 1 – 4x xpl hi (2s2p), Driver has turbo resistor bridged
Low – 0.01a
Med – 0.15a
High – 0.62a
Turbo – 7.02a
Turbo at 30s – 5.80a
Turbo at 60s – 5.41a
Temp at 60s – 53 degrees C

Old version (v2?) completely stock
Low – 0.01a
Med – 0.28a
High – 1.14a
Turbo – 4.90
Turbo at 30s – 4.63a
Turbo at 60s – 4.47a

Mod 2 – 4x xhp35 hi (parallel), driver has turbo resistor bridged
Low – 0.01a
Med – 0.33a
High – 1.40a
Turbo – 5.32a
Turbo at 30s – 4.76a
Turbo at 60s – 4.53a

After doing this test I tried to resolder the jumper on the mod 2 turbo. When i retested the results were the same.

I was wondering if the driver draws more power when it’s boosting less…?? If the new driver is like that… Crazy

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Ordered a gray CW on 12 Jan-2017

Thanks for the code freeme

Update 13 Jan:
Friday- tools ordered w/light order show shipped today.
But the DQG light showed “back order”
Friday 13th!

Update 17 Jan:
Banggood sent eMail that the DQG had shipped!

Update 20 Jan:
Banggood status indicates the DQG departed Hong Kong today.

Update 21 Jan:
Arrived at LOS ANGELES , Custom clearance processing.——LCJ – UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
2017/1/20 3:24:28

Update 24 Jan:
Custom clearance completed——LCJ – UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
2017/1/20 10:50:40

Update 24 Jan:
Arrived at FedEx location——FEDEX SMARTPOST LOS ANGELES, CA
2017/1/23 15:36:04

Update 24 Jan:
1/24/2017 – Tuesday
3:41 am Departed FedEx location FEDEX SMARTPOST LOS ANGELES, CA

Update 25 Jan:
1/24/2017 – Tuesday
10:25 pm In transit BOWIE, AZ

Update 25 Jan:
1/25/2017 – Wednesday
1:19 pm In transit MIDLAND, TX

Update 26 Jan:
1/25/2017 – Wednesday
9:49 pm Arrived at FedEx location FEDEX SMARTPOST DALLAS, TX

Update 27 Jan:
1/26/2017 – Thursday
11:00 pm Shipment information sent to U.S. Postal Service
10:21 pm Departed FedEx location FEDEX SMARTPOST DALLAS, TX

Update 28 Jan:
At U.S. Postal Service facility——NEW BOSTON, TX
2017/1/27 12:20:00

Update 28 Jan:
Received the light today!

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Got mine today. Love it. Ui is not so bad. Wish turbo was in the mode sequence though. And if it actually had memory instead of always starting on medium, this light would have been one of my top purchase for a stock light! I’m diggin the glow in the dark inside the bezel too!

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whopist wrote:
Ordered a gray CW on 12 Jan-2017 Thanks for the code freeme Update 13 Jan: Friday- tools ordered w/light order show shipped today. But the DQG light showed "back order" Friday 13th! Update 17 Jan: Banggood sent eMail that the DQG had shipped!
Sounds like D.Q.G Tiny 26650 has been well received by all the buyers so far. Innocent

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Got mine today. Love it. Ui is not so bad. Wish turbo was in the mode sequence though. And if it actually had memory instead of always starting on medium, this light would have been one of my top purchase for a stock light! I'm diggin the glow in the dark inside the bezel too!
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Just got my CW sample today, runtimes and review are on the way but so far I’m really impressed by the size and performance!

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tracking still shows mine in transit, still saying it left China on Dec 27.

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Got my nw yesterday. Sweet light, nice knurling.
Will not work on a LiitoKala or a Kong but it works on a Efest Purple.
Very nice throw also….diggin it:)

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chooma wrote:
Got my nw yesterday. Sweet light, nice knurling. Will not work on a LiitoKala or a Kong but it works on a Efest Purple. Very nice throw also….diggin it:)

Add a solder blob to flat tops Smile

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chooma wrote:
ill not work on a LiitoKala or a Kong but it works on a Efest Purple.
Mine works with Liitokala but needs some more force when tightening the tailcap.
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Thanks for the tip on solder blob.
I guess i should finally buy an iron.

Im a little fearful to overtighten it.

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