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

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Do you have a preliminary weight of the light?

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I’m in for one!!!

But why no XP-l!?

' Lumen est omen '

Hope is no option!

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The XP-L doesn’t fit under unmodified Carclo triple optics.

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With triple channel and the high lumens the chosen LEDs give it would run too hot to handle on turbo yet should be able to give nice output for a longer period on lower modes, its Narsil so a perfect brightness is easy to set Wink

Just look at the sizes here:

Not a lot of room for cut outs for Fritz trits
The switch assembly will have a rubber dome beneath the metal switch to press to insure the best waterproofing. I see modders having a go at adapting that for a trit if they want to.

This is a small elegant light

Will update list later.

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tocirahl wrote:
Do you have a preliminary weight of the light?

Around 55 grams/ 2 ounces excluding the battery.

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Throw me on this list! I really like the looks of this one!

EDC rotation:
FW1A, LH351D 4000k (second favorite)
FW3A, LH351D 3500k
FW3A, SST20 FD2 4000k
FW3A, Nichia 4000k sw40 r9080 (favorite light!)
FW3A, Cree XP-L Hi 5A3
Emisar D4V2, SST20 4000k
S2+, XM-L2 T6 4C

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In for one, please!
Thanks

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This project came along at just the right time. I have been pondering a triple and was either going with the Astrolux s41 or a Jaxman E2L, but this one with Narsil and the machinist’s touch looks to be an even better choice. I’m excited about this.

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Forgot that the s41 is a quad…

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Yes Cawi, fully aware… I built the first X5 Quad at over 3000 lumens. (How do I know it was the first? Because it was done on a prototype. Wink ) Also built the first Triple and Quad X6. Something about a small high powered light… Big Smile

My MecArmy PT16 is making 3400 lumens as a quad. Ramping. Just Gotta Love It! Big Smile lol

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Yes please. SUPER interested. If Simon doesn’t get around to releasing that Clear anodized S2+ host, I may not need it anymore…

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Definitely in for one!

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In for one please

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Looks nice & clean. Pls put me down for one. thx

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Interested! Please add me to the list

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I_like_lamb wrote:
Id be really keen if there was to be a Nichia 219C 4000k triple emitter version:

http://www.mtnelectronics.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id...

Would that be possible?


hmm, choice of LEDs is not planned, adds complexity.
But reflowing isn’t all that hard, I did it with a SRK on gas stove in a jiffy and would not call myself a real modder.
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wow, a couple of hours in BLF 80 / TLF 83 total 163
that is really fast, I did expect this clean design and cool features like rear e switch to be recieved positive but this is gong really really hard. awesome!

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Looks awesome!

Sign me up for one! Big Smile

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The Miller wrote:
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Stittville Ed wrote:
“No Soup For You”

I know who said that Facepalm


Don’t know who said it but sure not right I missed you Stittville, will correct it next time list gets updated, sorry.

Thanks for putting me in the “Top Ten” Smile

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DB Custom wrote:
djozz points at my initial thought, anyone realize how hot this will get and how fast it will do it? I’ll wager that on a good cell, in Turbo, you won’t be able to hold it in 20 seconds. Wink (Thermal step down not inclusive, it won’t run long in Turbo in other words, not long at all)

The heat would be a “Plus Feature” during the winter in the North East……….

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2 please…….. Smile

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One please.
Thank you.

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The Miller wrote:
I_like_lamb wrote:
Id be really keen if there was to be a Nichia 219C 4000k triple emitter version:

http://www.mtnelectronics.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id...

Would that be possible?


hmm, choice of LEDs is not planned, adds complexity.
But reflowing isn’t all that hard, I did it with a SRK on gas stove in a jiffy and would not call myself a real modder.

Looks great, would it be possible as an option to exclude mcpcb/emitters for $8-10 less? Perhaps for a limited first run batch since many of us on TLF/BLF are so particular with our choice of color temp/cri/output/etc..

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k-wong wrote:
[…] Looks great, would it be possible as an option to exclude mcpcb/emitters for $8-10 less? Perhaps for a limited first run batch since many of us on TLF/BLF are so particular with our choice of color temp/cri/output/etc..

I highly doubt that the LEDs and the mcpcb cost the manufacturer $8 – $10.

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Please put me down for 1, I have been wanting a multi emitter light for a while now.

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How quick has this thread grown. Just got here and its 118 posts long. How could I miss out on this. Yes please. One for me. Smile

 

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I’m in for 1

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One please

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