[PART 2] Official BLF GT Group Buy thread. Closed, but Public sales open!

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Yes I realized that TA after I made my comment, AS usual, so that’s why I edited it out, I don’t want to start any confusion or have others upset or feeling ripped off or something other. I generally try to keep my opinions to myself, but I slipped up.. Sorry and thank you for the explanation, makes perfect sense.

No problem, most people are not aware of the back end side of retail and things like that (prices being higher at lumintop direct vs banggood) are easy to mis-understand.

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I just talked to Neal and he said that they have fixed the rest of the issues when I got on to them pretty hard about a month ago about fixing them.

I never heard anything else about the issues so I assumed they were indeed taken care of.

Anyone that still has an open issue with the GT, please let me know.


What?

Are you refering to these people?

GT:
sp5it – got damaged head, still waiting on response for replacement 
zelee – got damaged head, still waiting on response for replacement
FreeMagenta – First GT lost, replacement GT status unknown
Bruno28 – waiting for replacement reflector 
VRT – recieved battery tube, but not head. No updates
Tete – recieved battery tube, but not head. No updates
Jimmy007 – first GT lost, no word on replacement 
k125bw – waiting on replacement battery carriers
Dustynell – light not shipped due to address issues 
Chito – got damaged head, no other details mentioned
Northcentralpositronics – missing tail cap

I have not heard anything about these issues. I assume they are all still unresolved.

VRT, Dustynell and FreeMagenta never answered my PM so I don’t know about them.

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JasonWW wrote:
Texas_Ace wrote:

I just talked to Neal and he said that they have fixed the rest of the issues when I got on to them pretty hard about a month ago about fixing them.

I never heard anything else about the issues so I assumed they were indeed taken care of.

Anyone that still has an open issue with the GT, please let me know.


What?

Are you refering to these people?

GT:
sp5it – got damaged head, still waiting on response for replacement 
zelee – got damaged head, still waiting on response for replacement
FreeMagenta – First GT lost, replacement GT status unknown
Bruno28 – waiting for replacement reflector 
VRT – recieved battery tube, but not head. No updates
Tete – recieved battery tube, but not head. No updates
Jimmy007 – first GT lost, no word on replacement 
k125bw – waiting on replacement battery carriers
Dustynell – light not shipped due to address issues 
Chito – got damaged head, no other details mentioned
Northcentralpositronics – missing tail cap

I have not heard anything about these issues. I assume they are all still unresolved.

VRT and Tete never answered my PM so I don’t know about them.

Yes, those people, supposedly they fixed these issues. I will send him the list and get an update on the specific issues though.

Anyone that still has issues please post here to let us know if they have been fixed please.

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I’ll PM these people again.

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JasonWW wrote:
I’ll PM these people again.

Thanks, that works as well. Now that I am reminded about this I am quite curious on what the status of these are. The boss was fighting me pretty hard but Leo and Neal said they would try to do everything they could to get them taken care of anyways.

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The 115$US GB price must have not helped them at all in this case. In fact, they must have had some losses with the light since it costs a lot to ship.

Had the GB price been 150$US from the start, maybe there wouldn’t be backlash from Lumintop at all.

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The 115$US GB price must have not helped them at all in this case. In fact, they must have had some losses with the light since it costs a lot to ship.

Had the GB price been 150$US from the start, maybe there wouldn’t be backlash from Lumintop at all.

Probably true. But they agreed to the deal & they should either fix the problem or refund all the money.
This borders on ridiculous . Nope, this is ridiculous.

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BlueSwordM wrote:
The 115$US GB price must have not helped them at all in this case. In fact, they must have had some losses with the light since it costs a lot to ship.

Had the GB price been 150$US from the start, maybe there wouldn’t be backlash from Lumintop at all.

You are 100% correct.

From what I have gathered, after all was said and done, they lost money on the $115 lights in a big way and didn’t break even until the final batch of lights in the group buy. There were jobs hanging on the line for a few months if things did not improve and the boss was NOT happy, which was understandable considering the amount of money on the line.

They seriously underestimated the shipping costs for the lights along with the reflector issues and other unexpected issues upping the cost of the light much more then expected as well.

All that said, it does not excuse them for not taking care of these issues, I have been very vocal on that, these issues should of been taken care of months ago and it makes no sense in the big picture to not fix these (fairly minor in the big picture) issues.

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Yep. I’m not justifying, just explaining the problem Thumbs Up

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/\ … Understood. . Thumbs Up

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Northcentralpositronics said he got his replacement tail cap. So he is off the list. We are back to 10.

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UPDATED LIST with those RESOLVED

JasonWW wrote:

GT:
sp5it – got damaged head, still waiting on response for replacement 
zelee – got damaged head, still waiting on response for replacement
FreeMagenta – First GT lost, replacement GT status unknown
Bruno28 – waiting for replacement reflector 
VRT – recieved battery tube, but not head. No updates
Tete – recieved battery tube, but not head. No updates
Jimmy007 – first GT lost, no word on replacement 
k125bw – waiting on replacement battery carriers
Dustynell – light not shipped due to address issues 
Chito – got damaged head, no other details mentioned
Northcentralpositronics – missing tail cap / RESOLVED

I have not heard anything about these issues. I assume they are all still unresolved.

VRT, Dustynell and FreeMagenta never answered my PM so I don’t know about them.

You never know how a horse will pull until you hook him up to a heavy load./"Bear" Bryant 

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Think everything will be explained. Neal was contacted to me. Thanks.

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Update: my issue solved. Neal explained everything. Case closed.

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UPDATED LIST with those RESOLVED

JasonWW wrote:

GT:
sp5it – got damaged head, waiting on replacement response / PENDING
zelee – got damaged head, still waiting on response for replacement
FreeMagenta – First GT lost, replacement GT status unknown
Bruno28 – waiting for replacement reflector 
VRT – recieved battery tube, but not head. No updates / RESOLVED
Tete – recieved battery tube, but not head. No updates
Jimmy007 – first GT lost, no word on replacement / RESOLVED
k125bw – waiting on replacement battery carriers
Dustynell – light not shipped due to address issues 
Chito – got damaged head, no other details mentioned
Northcentralpositronics – missing tail cap / RESOLVED

I have not heard anything about these issues. I assume they are all still unresolved.

VRT, Dustynell and FreeMagenta never answered my PM so I don’t know about them.

You never know how a horse will pull until you hook him up to a heavy load./"Bear" Bryant 

 .................................. "Slow is Smooth, Smooth is Fast" ...................................

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teacher wrote:
UPDATED LIST with those RESOLVED

I always delete the resolved issues.

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Sp5it says he sent his head back to lumintop for repairs. We will find out the results later.

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JasonWW wrote:
teacher wrote:
UPDATED LIST with those RESOLVED
I always delete the resolved issues.
Different strokes for different folks. Smile . I would rather see the progress that is being made with a line thru the name and a big RESOLVED beside it. . Thumbs Up

…….
I’ll take your name as author off the next UPDATE if you wish. I was just trying to give you credit….. Beer

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Maliblue recieved his missing light in July.

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I just heard back from VRT. They sent a replacement head, so everything is okay there. Thumbs Up

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  • UPDATED LIST with those RESOLVED

People with BLF GT problems ‘unresolved’ by LT.

sp5it – got damaged head, waiting on replacement response / PENDING
zelee – got damaged head, still waiting on response for replacement
FreeMagenta – First GT lost, replacement GT status / RESOLVED
Bruno28 – waiting for replacement reflector 
VRT – recieved battery tube, but not head. No updates / RESOLVED
Tete – recieved battery tube, but not head. No updates
Jimmy007 – first GT lost, no word on replacement / RESOLVED
k125bw – waiting on replacement battery carriers
Dustynell – light not shipped due to address issues 
Chito – got damaged head, no other details mentioned
Northcentralpositronics – missing tail cap / RESOLVED

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(list provided by JasonWW)

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I heard from FreeMagenta, he got his replacement light.

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/\ .. Thumbs Up . Post #2333 edited to show FreeMagenta as RESOLVED

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teacher wrote:
UPDATED LIST with those RESOLVED

JasonWW wrote:

GT:
sp5it – got damaged head, waiting on replacement response / PENDING
zelee – got damaged head, still waiting on response for replacement
FreeMagenta – First GT lost, replacement GT status unknown
Bruno28 – waiting for replacement reflector 
VRT – recieved battery tube, but not head. No updates / RESOLVED
Tete – recieved battery tube, but not head. No updates
Jimmy007 – first GT lost, no word on replacement / RESOLVED
k125bw – waiting on replacement battery carriers
Dustynell – light not shipped due to address issues 
Chito – got damaged head, no other details mentioned
Northcentralpositronics – missing tail cap / RESOLVED

I have not heard anything about these issues. I assume they are all still unresolved.

VRT, Dustynell and FreeMagenta never answered my PM so I don’t know about them.

Hi,

I have paid (158,22$) BLF GT 11.12.2017. I have got that batterytube, but still missing the headpart of flashlight. I have sent message to marketing lumintop and also leo lumintop. Nobody never ever aswered…

My place of orderlist is [920]

First and also last blf group buy for me…

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Toppe wrote:
Hi,

I have paid BLF GT 11.12.2017. I have got that batterytube, but still missing the headpart of flashlight. I have sent message to marketing lumintop and also leo lumintop. Nobody never ever aswered…

My place of orderlist is [920]

First and also last blf group buy for me…

I am very sorry to hear this, I just let Leo and Neal know about this although I do not expect to hear back from them until after the holiday.

I would try sending leo@lumintop.com another email about this now, he has a bit more leverage over things then he used to after I got pretty upset with the boss a few months ago.

I think the boss is trying to keep someone between himself and me lol.

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  • UPDATED LIST with those RESOLVED

People with BLF GT problems ‘unresolved’ by LT.

sp5it – got damaged head, waiting on replacement response / PENDING
zelee – got damaged head, still waiting on response for replacement
FreeMagenta – First GT lost, replacement GT status / RESOLVED
Bruno28 – waiting for replacement reflector 
VRT – recieved battery tube, but not head. No updates / RESOLVED
Tete – recieved battery tube, but not head. No updates
Jimmy007 – first GT lost, no word on replacement / RESOLVED
k125bw – waiting on replacement battery carriers
Dustynell – light not shipped due to address issues 
Chito – got damaged head, no other details mentioned
Northcentralpositronics – missing tail cap / RESOLVED
Toppe – never received head
.
(list provided by JasonWW)

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Tete got a replacement head for his light. He paid the difference for a GT70 head and just now recieved it. That’s one more to cross off the list.

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IS there a group buy for the 70.2 variant? Couldn’t find a link anywhere..
Looking at that or the mf04

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Yes, there was a group buy for the GT70 but it is closed now. You can order it from Nealsdeals though for the same price.

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Yes, there was a group buy for the GT70 but it is closed now. You can order it from Nealsdeals though for the same price.
Thank you very much for the reply. Do you think it’s better than the mf04s?

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