Lumintop Tool AAA Keychain Flashlight Review

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Lumintop Tool AAA Keychain Flashlight Review

Hi all,

Here is a great piece of AAA power!


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If you have a AAA light you love please feel free to share it with us!
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https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01DJ3FK2C
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Use coupon code: LUMINTO2 for 20% off.

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Hi VOB,

Nice video. Well Done. Music good but not intrusive.

Just recently discovered these Lumintop Tool’s myself, so I agree with your comments about instantly having an affinity, and the Quality feel about them.

Could be the start of another collecting / using category, as no AAA lights bought before these.

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Nice vid vestureofblood. You did excellent job describing this light. I used to carry the Streamlight microstream exclusively and then I switched to the Inova XS AAA, but now im hooked on Lumintop Tool its just as good as the designer brands. Love it.

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I just ordered my first one today. I look forward to it.

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Nice job as always VOB.
I will add: Knurling is top notch. Also same manufacture as Maratac’s. All great lights. Check out the Copper version too. Super fine EDC

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Nice rappin’ review Smile

I hate the tailswitch on these an that they cannot tail stand.

However, the Reylight Ti version is one of my favorite flashlights.

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BazzH wrote:
Nice rappin’ review Smile

I hate the tailswitch on these an that they cannot tail stand.
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If I’ve got a torch that won’t tail stand, I just stand it in a small glass or jar

Nice review, gifted mine but liked it so much I bought 3 copper ones

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dw911 wrote:
BazzH wrote:
Nice rappin’ review Smile

I hate the tailswitch on these an that they cannot tail stand.
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If I’ve got a torch that won’t tail stand, I just stand it in a small glass or jar

Nice review, gifted mine but liked it so much I bought 3 copper ones

OK, y’all convinced me. just bought the regular on BG, if only to compare it to the Relight version I love Big Smile . Thanks for helping to spend my money peeps Evil

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I recently swapped the LED in one of these to the 219C and it is even better. With a 10440 it makes about 500 lumens and a great tint. Much nicer then the stock XP-G2.

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Your video mentioned a magnetic non-clicky tail cap, where do I find that? The product listing on the usual suspect websites (GB, BG) didn’t mention it being included.

Edit: nevermind, I now see the Amazon link in the video description.

Code doesn’t seem to work though?

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Received my new Tool tonight after seeing lots of great reviews. Unfortunately, the light may be smarter than I am as I cannot make it come on. Tried both the supplied battery (after removing the tab that protects it from coming on during transit) and a spare Duracell. Just to make sure, I tried one of my new batch of Eneloops that came in today with the light. Nada.

Tried using a paper clip to check connection between the tailcap and the battery. Nothing, but I may not have hit the right spot. Both Duracells measure 1.5x V while the new Eneloop shows 1.3+ V.

I’m open to suggestions. Really hoping that it isn’t DOA.

Joe

ETA: Also tried the magnetic tailcap but no love. Still new to the quality flashlight world so appreciate any help..

ETA 2: Think I figured it out. It’s working now but I think I’ll need to invest in some white lithium grease if that’s what everyone is using for the threads (I’m going to do a search now). I’m really pleased with the output, just as everyone stated!

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joemap wrote:
Received my new Tool tonight after seeing lots of great reviews. Unfortunately, the light may be smarter than I am as I cannot make it come on. Tried both the supplied battery (after removing the tab that protects it from coming on during transit) and a spare Duracell. Just to make sure, I tried one of my new batch of Eneloops that came in today with the light. Nada.

Tried using a paper clip to check connection between the tailcap and the battery. Nothing, but I may not have hit the right spot. Both Duracells measure 1.5x V while the new Eneloop shows 1.3+ V.

I’m open to suggestions. Really hoping that it isn’t DOA.

Joe

ETA: Also tried the magnetic tailcap but no love. Still new to the quality flashlight world so appreciate any help..

ETA 2: Think I figured it out. It’s working now but I think I’ll need to invest in some white lithium grease if that’s what everyone is using for the threads (I’m going to do a search now). I’m really pleased with the output, just as everyone stated!

Try to see what you need here: http://www.candlepowerforums.com/vb/showthread.php?126645-Comprehensive-...

It’s on another forum but gave everything you need to know about lube and grease.

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I received my light 2 days ago. this thing is really well machined. Smooth threading and I love the feel of it. It is really a good light. I can’t wait to see the Hugsby lights I ordered to compare the two.

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Has anyone gotten the code to work on Amazon? It doesn’t work for me.

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The only code I know of is for GearBest.

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The video OP posted mentions a 20% coupon code in the description of the vid, and provides a direct Amazon link (I’m not going to post it, you’ve got to go to Youtube and give OP some views if you want it Silly ).

But it didn’t work for me. OP, can you update us?

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The ReyLight Ti has an electronic tail switch that works via a capacitor on the pcb of the tail. When you first put in a cell it takes a couple of minutes for the capacitor to charge so there’s a delay before the light works properly. I really like the size and style of this light!

As a teaser, there is a brass model about to be released with the electronic tail switch. It’s a very beautiful gold, classy, will make an excellent executive or ladies EDC. Wink Don’t ask, I can’t say more til it’s time for review…

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sac02 wrote:
Has anyone gotten the code to work on Amazon? It doesn’t work for me.

Sorry everyone, I didn’t realize there were updates in this thread (must have deleted the notification to email).

I just messaged the seller to get the coupon code fixed I will post it as soon as possible.

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If your LuminTop Tool has the e-switch clicky, you have to allow it some time to charge the capacitor before it will function correctly. This is a very unique light, I don’t know of anyone else that uses this approach.

(The e-switch clicky is flush to the tail cap, with a SS button.)

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Interesting. What would be the advantage of such a design?

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I think in this case it is a matter of size constraints. An e-switch is much smaller than a mechanical clicky, so this most likely keeps size as minimalistic as possible and still allows tail standing.

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I got the new code for the 20% off. Its posted in the OP Smile

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DB Custom wrote:
The ReyLight Ti has an electronic tail switch that works via a capacitor on the pcb of the tail. When you first put in a cell it takes a couple of minutes for the capacitor to charge so there’s a delay before the light works properly. I really like the size and style of this light!

For some of us it look a little more than a few minutes, so be patient.

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Currently $19.90 at Amazon.com.

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I got mine from GB using code TOOLNY it was $9.99. Received it in less than2 weeks from China. I Am amazed at the quality of this light. Great little light for those moments you just need a bit of light.

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The link in the OP has a magnetic non-clicky tailcap that I couldn’t find on the Chinese websites, it was worth the extra few bucks to me.

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You are correct, mine does not have the flat end or the magnetic feature. They are both useful items if you need those features. For my use it wasn’t necessary.

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You can buy different tailcap on ebay or aliexpress.

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Good to know

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Is it strange that this tiny $20 light with only 110 lumens has become my most favorite light! It’s so small, light and versatile and the brightness is perfect for 90% of tasks. I want 10 more to keep 1 everywhere!