FW3A, a TLF/BLF EDC flashlight - SST-20 available, coupon codes public

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hanson405 wrote:
In for LH351D!

for now dont count that its possible to source those emitters, i would like the light with that emitter aswell but it seems it will probably be sst20 unless we hear something else…

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I would like LH351D as well. But what do you guys think about the 3000K SST-20? It has a lot less green in it.

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KevinZA1988 wrote:
I would like LH351D as well. But what do you guys think about the 3000K SST-20? It has a lot less green in it.

i could live with that, even under 3000k i would take if possible but i doubt it..

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KevinZA1988 wrote:
But what do you guys think about the 3000K SST-20? It has a lot less green in it.

This is a photo of an SST20 3000k, 95cri Nightwatch Seeker NS22 that I posted in this thread HERE :

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It is a great light! really small but powerful as a 18650 light!

I didn’t read through the thread, how is the heat sink?

Look at the pictures and informations in the first posts and you will see the heat sink: http://budgetlightforum.com/node/54239
The flashlight will get hot realy quick, of cause.

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I’d be interested in 1 with whichever high CRI option ends up being made.

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I’d like to be put on the list for one with the XP-L emitters, please. Thanks!

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Today’s development:

The XP-L HI and SST-20 will go first in production.

Which specific version (of the SST20), that will come later guys.

In the meantime, it’s QingMing festival in China today Friday, plus Saturday and Sunday, you know what that means, so Beer till next week.

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tatasal wrote:
Today’s development:

The XP-L HI and SST-20 will go first in production.

Which specific version (of the SST20), that will come later guys.

In the meantime, it’s QingMing festival in China today Friday, plus Saturday and Sunday, you know what that means, so Beer till next week.

great news! Smile

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tatasal wrote:
Today’s development:

The XP-L HI and SST-20 will go first in production.

Which specific version (of the SST20), that will come later guys.

In the meantime, it’s QingMing festival in China today Friday, plus Saturday and Sunday, you know what that means, so Beer till next week.

great news! Smile

Most probably the 4000k, 95cri SST-20 is the expected choice.

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tatasal wrote:
mortuus wrote:
tatasal wrote:
Today’s development:

The XP-L HI and SST-20 will go first in production.

Which specific version (of the SST20), that will come later guys.

In the meantime, it’s QingMing festival in China today Friday, plus Saturday and Sunday, you know what that means, so Beer till next week.

great news! Smile

Most probably the 4000k, 95cri SST-20 is the expected choice.

Good to hear. Hopefully whoever is doing the sourcing can locate FA1 or FA4 tint bin (FD1 or FD4 also works).

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Please add my name to the list for 1 light… Thanks

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tatasal wrote:
Today’s development:

The XP-L HI and SST-20 will go first in production.

Which specific version (of the SST20), that will come later guys.

In the meantime, it’s QingMing festival in China today Friday, plus Saturday and Sunday, you know what that means, so Beer till next week.

Thanks. You get a lot more detailed news than I do. Like, when asking for updates a month ago, all I got was “it is fit”. And then we asked again this week, and got a response yesterday: “the optics arrived”. I really can’t get a lot of info out of 3-word responses. Figuring out what’s going on is a bit like playing a game of “20 questions“ with a maximum of one question per day.

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prototype 4

Sorry for my poor english.

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count me in for 1 unit xplhi

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from tlf translated it sounds neal and fw3a team are really passion about this light.

**In the BLF unfortunately small talk mixes extremely with useful information.

I sent Neal 5 questions yesterday with questions, no question was left unanswered for more than 15 minutes.
ToyKeeper is also at full throttle. Last week, the manual in German language finished. Here was a user from the TLF over weeks intensively with Toykeeper and me by mail and Facebook in contact.

The team FW3A and Neal are definitely 100% with passion. : Thumbsup:

I have access to the communication between Neal and Toykeeper and can say without their commitment the project FW3A would not have come about. Of course, there are always problems, but it was always found a good solution to fix these problems.

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@ mortuus…. Is your above post a “Copy & Paste” of a post on TLF??

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ToyKeeper wrote:

Thanks. You get a lot more detailed news than I do. Like, when asking for updates a month ago, all I got was “it is fit”. And then we asked again this week, and got a response yesterday: “the optics arrived”. I really can’t get a lot of info out of 3-word responses. Figuring out what’s going on is a bit like playing a game of “20 questions“ with a maximum of one question per day.
Your effort is deeply appreciated TK. Thumbs Up
I can ‘only imagine’ how frustrating this must be for you. Facepalm

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steel_1024 wrote:
prototype 4


As usual steel_1024…. ‘Fantastic Pictures’!! Thank you…… . Thumbs Up

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Put me down for 1 with SST20’s. Thanks.

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@ mortuus…. Is your above post a “Copy & Paste” of a post on TLF??

Think of not. TLF is 100% German.

You are a flashaholic if you are forced to come out of the closet, to make room for more flashlights.

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mortuus wrote:
from tlf translated it sounds neal and fw3a team are really passion about this light.
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Henk4U2 wrote:
teacher wrote:
@ mortuus…. Is your above post a “Copy & Paste” of a post on TLF??
Think of not. TLF is 100% German.
Oh, OK…. my bad. Facepalm It’s a “translation” of a TLF post. Thumbs Up

Thank you Henk4U2…. Beer

@ Tally-ho …. Thank you also. Beer

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steel_1024 wrote:

prototype 4


@ steel_1024, tatasal, ToyKeeper, or ‘anyone’ who might know: Is this “prototype 4” the latest one?
As in made in the last few days?

Is it going to be sent to a few ‘Key People’ for testing before final production begins.

Just curious, thanks in advance for any answers. Thumbs Up

It looks great btw…. Beer

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teacher wrote:
Is this “prototype 4” the latest one? As in made in the last few days?

I’m kinda wondering the same thing.

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ToyKeeper wrote:
teacher wrote:
Is this “prototype 4” the latest one?
As in made in the last few days?
I’m kinda wondering the same thing.
Sadly, I’m not surprised.

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It is fit.

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CRX wrote:
It is fit.

Indeed it is…

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CRX wrote:
It is fit.

Fit is good.
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I would like 1 more.
That makes 3 total, XPL, 351 and SST.

Thx

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