WTB: Jetbeam RRT01 – Any place to buy it?! + [RRT01 2019 discussion]

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jon_slider wrote:
Very sorry for your loss of a D10, really happy for you to have a TCR-1 to enjoy.

When I got my TCR-1 the dial was not smooth, it took a lot of massage and lubricant to get it to feel buttery smooth (without disassembly).

Some of my RRT-01 were also not smooth, but after disassembly and lubricating with Nyogel 767a they became a joy to use.

The feel of a smooth the ring with no grittyness, nor excessively easy to turn, transforms the experience from apparent low quality, to feeling like a High Quality instrument.

The convenience of operation of the Jetbeam Rotaries have spoiled me. I still use a couple clicky lights (one set to 0.02 lumens for bathroom visits, and one that turns on at 20 lumens for brief illumination needs on my desk, but I have greatly slowed my accumulation of lights with buttons.

For me, the RRT-01 has been a game changer… not sure why, but I seem to have accumulated more than one.. lol!

I agree this thread is full of a wealth of info. Thanks to all who participate and contribute.

Thanks, and more thanks, you have helped make this a one stop shop for JB rotary info. This is a easy, intuitive, and depending on one’s age, very familiar UI.
I spent a lot of years with the D10, but perhaps the loss was for the best. It wasn’t hard to overshoot a desired level with the D10 , due to ramping speed. And at it’s lowest level, on a minimal battery charge, the PWM was easily seen.
The clip was broken off of this TCR1, I still have to deal with drilling out the sheared machine screws and tapping new threads. I’ve got a original, McGizmo clip to fit. Then it’s on to led selection. I like so many different emitters and kelvins, it’s gonna be hard to find a middle of the road emitter and matching reflector.
Such a cool design, cant help but think of Spinal Tap Wink

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Cayenne wrote:
I like so many different emitters and kelvins, it’s gonna be hard to find a middle of the road emitter and matching reflector.

there are links in this thread to consolidate the reflector options that moderator007 researched for us

they work with the 219b options I enjoy
my personal general purpose grail is the sw45k and that link also lists a source for those
along with other parts useful in a TCR-1, including an XP compatible mcpcb, the driver that has a Strobe option, and a shorter clip. (though I respect your choice of a McGizmo option)

(I was not in USA in my youth, and missed the Spinal Tap experience. Thanks for supporting and contributing to this Stepless Rotary conversation. Smile )

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Thanks Jon, traveling due to work right now, layovers give me time to go over all the options. It is a really useful design, from theater seating to menu reading, poorly lit parking garages,etc.
And it carries easily, even without a clip. That and the current crop of 18350 is easily more capable than the 14500 cells I was using before. Although I would always like to have a option of running AA in a pinch. Looking through older google images, it looks like it may lego with the the discontinued JB “DD” series (digital display). I actually have a AA version of that light. Curious as heck now if that light body will actually work on the TCR1 head, without exposed threads and o-ring.I won’t know till I return home this weekend.

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I hope your DD AA lego works
there are a couple good pics of one here
http://www.aushunteronline.com.au/spotlights/torches-accessories/jetbeam...

that vendor also has NOS Original RRT-01’s
some of them have strobe too (eye 10 driver overlap)

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Still working through jet lag and fatique. Got the broken pocket clip screws sorted and retapped.
Also tried the JB DDA10 and it is confirmed. Maybe a little homely, but fully seated, and fully functional. Threads seat and o-ring is completely engaged. I tend to collect and keep red led display items, such as old Texas Instruments calculators and TIF Instruments digital ammeters.
Never have imagined a future Lego from this DDA10.

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Cayenne wrote:
… JB DDA10 and it is confirmed. Maybe a little homely, but fully seated, and fully functional. Threads seat and o-ring is completely engaged.



welcome home, so glad you got the clip sorted

and thanks for sharing your TCR-1 (and original RRT-01), 18650 Lego success!

here is a recent lego of mine (pic is a link)

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Thanks!
And that’s a righteous looking SWM Lego!

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Sapphire Crystal fit report

shirnask wrote:
RRT-01 LENS

thanks shirnask… here are a few other measurements

I tested some 20 × 1.5 mm sapphire crystals for fit in an Eye10 and V10a
The glass on the Eye10 measured 20 × 1.4mm
The glass on the V10a measured 20.1 × 0.9mm

I bought this:
mingswear sapphire
20×1.5mm and confirmed the dimension is accurate
https://www.ebay.com/itm/1-5mm-Thick-Flat-Sapphire-Watch-Glass-16mm-to-5...
That Crystal fits the Eye10 nicely!

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v10a glass measures 20.1 × 0.9
the 1.5 mm Crystal is too thick and slightly exposes the O ring for the bezel

so this is a thinner alternative:
1mm thick sapphire
https://www.ebay.com/itm/1-0mm-Thick-16-44-5mm-Flat-Sapphire-Watch-Glass...

I have not checked the glass dimensions on a V11r, nor V10r, but I would guess they are similar to the V10a

fwiw about sapphire

the bling is cool, the scratch resistance is cool, and it is shiny!

light transmission on my meter
the thin V10a glass had a 1% light loss
the thick sapphire had a 2% light loss, I can live with that.
(ymmv, this is on my meter, etc)

Sooo… is Sapphire stronger? Way!

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Thumbs Up Thanks for the update. I think I will pick up a few.
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shirnask wrote:
I think I will pick up a few.

me too Smile

and btw, the Eye10 w the Sapphire lens above, has one of the kaidomain reflectors that moderator007 found for us..

I have not confirmed, but have high confidence the 20×1.5mm sapphire lens is going to work in the Original RRT-01 too.

links to reflectors and other parts used to mod the Original RRT-01 are archived in this thread:

Time to MoD the Jetbeam RRT-01

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Great job Jonathan, much appreciated!

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Now we got a source for sapphire crystal lenses. Thanks for the link.
The V10R, V11R should be the same as the V10a. They all have the same head diameter. Thumbs Up

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They all have the same head diameter. Thumbs Up

yes
I just have not personally verified if the lens thickness is the same in each Sunway V model

there seems to be variation in the 1.4mm thickness of my Eye10 lens and shirnask’s 1.62mm Original RRT-01. But this is not a problem because the kaidomain reflector sits a little higher than stock, in the Original RRT-01..

I see no downside to the 1.5mm Sapphire lenses in regard to fitting Original Jetbeams modded w Kaidomain reflectors.

Cheap Bling!

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Testing unconventional trit locations

daytime trit photo tip
shine a UV light on them when photographing

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side story

last night I dropped a bag with 6 of those tiny trits on the floor
when I picked up the bag, it had dumped them all out.
I could not see them on the floor.. at all
until
I used the UV light, and easily found them all Smile

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for those that followed, or are considering following, my recommendation for Sapphire lenses.. please read this update, and consider an alternative

Archibald Tuttle wrote:
Try this fellow for sapphire, if he doesn’t have what you need, he will more than likely recommend a source. I just used his lenses for a NiteCore mod last year, very happy. Be cautious of crystal thickness and also of replacements with rounded edges

Thanks for the coaching

I just ordered from the person you linked to
I got Four of these 1.5 × 20 (for RRT-01)
https://www.ebay.com/itm/1-5mm-Thick-Flat-Sapphire-Watch-Glass-16mm-50mm...

plus Three of these 1× 20mm (for Sunwayman rotaries)
https://www.ebay.com/itm/132318897999

I ordered from your source, because the ones I bought already, do have rounded edges.
Update
Correction! see next post.. there is NO problem..

I have not done a dunk test, so I dont know if there is a problem with the O ring fittment.. but Im grateful you suggested a link for lenses that do not have rounded edges…

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good news and more good news

I received some 20 mm x 1 mm sapphire lenses, and they fit perfectly in my V10a, and I suspect in other Sunwayman rotaries.

btw, when I removed the 20×1.5 mm sapphire, that works in RRT-01, I looked more closely with magnification, and both lenses have equally flat edges. So, false alarm, the 20×1.5 that I recommended earlier does NOT have rounded edges. So Both sources of 20 × 1.5 mm lenses mentioned are good, and though they come from different vendors, they are the same brand. Win Win!

And the 20 × 1mm source is an excellent fit, for Sunwayman rotaries (disclaimer, Im guessing they are the same in the V10a, as in the V11r and V10r and V10r Ti.)

You can see in this pic of the V10a head (on a V11r body), with the 20×1mm sapphire installed, that the bezel fits very nice and close with no excessive gap

Bling Bling!:-)

btw, sapphire is much stronger than glass in every way, it is way more than just bling

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Ordered one for my V11R. Thanks! Beer

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Folks, have you seen new RRT0?

 

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Interesting. Any more pics / specs / info?

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pol77 wrote:
Interesting. Any more pics / specs / info?

 

Nothing. Go to FB and check for Jetbeam Flash Light

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id30209 wrote:

Folks, have you seen new RRT0?




Sweet Love

Meanwhile I’m playing with “my” 18650 version (not a clean fit, but Sofirn SP32 battery tube screws well onto the RRT01 head) Thumbs Up

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id30209 wrote:
Folks, have you seen new RRT0?

thanks for the heads up
wow, Two tube adapters allow 16340/18350, 14500/18500, and 18650!!!!

multi fuel to the Max!
and trit slots Smile

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what is the driver ?.
same as RRT01?.
issues?.

thanks.

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Great thread, now I want an RRT01 again, not to mention the Ti version (whatever that was).

I am not a collector.

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If the battery tube fits the 2019 head, it would make a nice replacement. Does it? Will it be sold seperately? Little chance I guess.

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Unheard wrote:
2019 head

It does look like the 2020 model uses the 2019 head and 2019 body,
with an added tail switch and trit ready switch bezel,
using the longer version pocket clip.
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I’d say it’s not a trit groove but a keychain holes... 

Not sure... 

They still didn’t announce any info except photos.

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Looks like it just barely doesn’t tail stand but I guess we’ll see. Huge pet peeve for me to “almost” tail stand but not. Silly

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I guess it has a tailswitch, right?
Looking throught the lanyard holes seems to protrude a tailcap…

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id30209 wrote:
I’d say it’s not a trit groove but a keychain holes
I agree, was dreaming of trits..
contactcr wrote:
tail stand

I hope its just the angle of the photo that shows the button and makes you worry (needlessly, I hope)

the whole point of the bezel is to allow tailstanding.. and trits.. lol
I dont need no stinking lanyard hole next to my button

lanyard users can still rely on the holes in the clip..

Im going to hold on to the dream, Tail Standing and Trits! Smile

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Thanks. I’ll probably get one

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