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BLF GT battery tube coupler interest thread

Bringing this topic to its own post.

I’m looking into having a local machine shop make battery tube couplers to be able to run 3 battery carriers for the BLF GT. At this point, this is strictly to gauge interest for now. Once I actually receive my BLF GT in the next batch and take measurements, I can have the couplers made. Price will depend on quantity made, so the more I make the cheaper it will be.

This will be for the coupler only at this time. Buying another battery carrier from Lumintop will be up to you.

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Astrolux MF01 XP-G3
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Emisar D4 XP-L HI CW
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I’m good with that.think it would be cool.

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Interested. But where can I find the shorty tube for sale?

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Interested, depending on price.

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Interested. But where can I find the shorty tube for sale?

Neal’s Deals , but $5 less when they post ‘bundle price’ instructions.

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Yeeeeas ,I’m in.

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I’m interested

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I already ordered the short tube, interested in the coupler if offered in similar color and reasonable price.

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Can you buy the shorty tube and a third carrier? I didn’t see that offered.

Triple tube, triple carrier, that would be epic! Heavy, but epic.

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keithd wrote:
Can you buy the shorty tube and a third carrier? I didn’t see that offered.

Triple tube, triple carrier, that would be epic! Heavy, but epic.

I should probably ask Texas Ace to ask Neal that question if a third carrier would be am available option.

Ultrafire C12 XHP70 2S 18650 Mtn Elec 6V Zener mod driver (super donut beam!)
Ultrafire C12 XPL-HI BLF-A6 FET driver
Convoy L6 Mtn Elec D4 UI driver, XHP70.2
Utorch UT02 NW
BLF Q8
BLF A6 NW
BLF GT
Skilhunt H03 NW
Astrolux MF02 NW
Astrolux MF01 XP-G3
Sofirn SF14
Sofirn SP32A
Emisar D4 XP-L HI CW
SK68 knockoff
Mini Mag Lite 2X AAA
Convoy M1 build (4X XPL 3V MCPCB, Mnt Elec FET driver)
-- COMING SOON --
Astrolux MF04

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What would be the purpose of a third carrier? I can’t even use up the batteries in two carriers in one night. Adding an additional pound+ of weight doesn’t sound appealing to me. The thing already weighs over 5lbs

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AlexGT wrote:
I already ordered the short tube, interested in the coupler if offered in similar color and reasonable price.

Have I missed this? Where did you order it?

Cheers
Nico

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RobertB wrote:
What would be the purpose of a third carrier? I can’t even use up the batteries in two carriers in one night. Adding an additional pound+ of weight doesn’t sound appealing to me. The thing already “weighs over 5lbs”:https://i.imgur.com/tZXEayd.jpg

Then It would be a big mistake for you to order one, if it’s too heavy for you then you’d be better off just using a shorty tube & one carrier.
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I would be interested if the third carrier is available.

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Triple tube, triple carrier, that would be epic! Heavy, but epic.

+1

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RobertB wrote:
What would be the purpose of a third carrier? I can’t even use up the batteries in two carriers in one night. Adding an additional pound+ of weight doesn’t sound appealing to me. The thing already “weighs over 5lbs”:https://i.imgur.com/tZXEayd.jpg

You never know when you might need to give a T-Rex a beat down.

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To each his own maybe heavy but I still think it would be cool.and this thread is for those that r interested not for complaining.

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+1

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Nicolaas wrote:
AlexGT wrote:
I already ordered the short tube, interested in the coupler if offered in similar color and reasonable price.

Have I missed this? Where did you order it?

Cheers
Nico


Hi Nico, it was in the GT modding thread I believe, I ordered one but should have noticed you too:
https://m4dm4x.com/giggles-mighty-blf-gt-3-2-2/

link to djozz tests 

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Nev wrote:
RobertB wrote:
What would be the purpose of a third carrier? I can’t even use up the batteries in two carriers in one night. Adding an additional pound+ of weight doesn’t sound appealing to me. The thing already “weighs over 5lbs”:https://i.imgur.com/tZXEayd.jpg
Then It would be a big mistake for you to order one, if it’s too heavy for you then you’d be better off just using a shorty tube & one carrier.

The normal two carrier tube is plenty to beat you over the head with.. of runtime

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RobertB wrote:
Nev wrote:
RobertB wrote:
What would be the purpose of a third carrier? I can’t even use up the batteries in two carriers in one night. Adding an additional pound+ of weight doesn’t sound appealing to me. The thing already “weighs over 5lbs”:https://i.imgur.com/tZXEayd.jpg
Then It would be a big mistake for you to order one, if it’s too heavy for you then you’d be better off just using a shorty tube & one carrier.

The normal two carrier tube is plenty to beat you over the head with.. of runtime

You’d be incorrect. There is no kill like extreme overkill.

I mean, come on! Did you not dream a long time ago of having one of those 6D police Maglites? The only purpose of that many D cells was to use as a police baton.

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keithd wrote:

You’d be incorrect. There is no kill like extreme overkill.

I mean, come on! Did you not dream a long time ago of having one of those 6D police Maglites? The only purpose of that many D cells was to use as a police baton.

Lol, had a cop buddy of mine that had one of those.

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Seems Neal is not selling the battery carriers by themselves yet. Hopefully by the time I get my BLF GT and can get something made to fit, the carriers will be available. Not giving up hope yet! Maybe Neal will even decide to offer a coupler. I don’t care where it comes from I just want a mega extreme overkill flashlight lol

Ultrafire C12 XHP70 2S 18650 Mtn Elec 6V Zener mod driver (super donut beam!)
Ultrafire C12 XPL-HI BLF-A6 FET driver
Convoy L6 Mtn Elec D4 UI driver, XHP70.2
Utorch UT02 NW
BLF Q8
BLF A6 NW
BLF GT
Skilhunt H03 NW
Astrolux MF02 NW
Astrolux MF01 XP-G3
Sofirn SF14
Sofirn SP32A
Emisar D4 XP-L HI CW
SK68 knockoff
Mini Mag Lite 2X AAA
Convoy M1 build (4X XPL 3V MCPCB, Mnt Elec FET driver)
-- COMING SOON --
Astrolux MF04

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Additional long tubes (2-carrier) would be nice, as well, if the carriers and couplers become available. I wonder who would build the longest flashlight? Cool

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2 couplers, 3 long tubes, this sucker could be like a baseball bat!

Ultrafire C12 XHP70 2S 18650 Mtn Elec 6V Zener mod driver (super donut beam!)
Ultrafire C12 XPL-HI BLF-A6 FET driver
Convoy L6 Mtn Elec D4 UI driver, XHP70.2
Utorch UT02 NW
BLF Q8
BLF A6 NW
BLF GT
Skilhunt H03 NW
Astrolux MF02 NW
Astrolux MF01 XP-G3
Sofirn SF14
Sofirn SP32A
Emisar D4 XP-L HI CW
SK68 knockoff
Mini Mag Lite 2X AAA
Convoy M1 build (4X XPL 3V MCPCB, Mnt Elec FET driver)
-- COMING SOON --
Astrolux MF04

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I’m interested, but I was also searching for battery holders since they apparently won’t be available, and I ran across this

https://www.fenix-store.com/fenix-tk75rk-runtime-kit

I wonder if it’s compatible?

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azj wrote:
I’m interested, but I was also searching for battery holders since they apparently won’t be available, and I ran across this

https://www.fenix-store.com/fenix-tk75rk-runtime-kit

I wonder if it’s compatible?

It is not compatible
Fenix is 2S2P
GT is 4S

Sorry for my bad English (gogole transtorla)

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g_sintornillos wrote:
It is not compatible Fenix is 2S2P GT is 4S

Well shoot. I found another carrier/holder only on banggood – Astrolux, but I’m pretty sure it’s also 2S2P. The description says it’s 8.4V and can use either 2 or 4 batteries, so no go. I guess the GT is special Smile

Edit: adding link – just notice that it says “under restocking” and “coming soon” though

https://www.banggood.com/4x-18650-Replacement-Battery-Holder-for-Astrolu...

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The Astrolux carrier can be bypassed to be 4s. Lexel also offers new PCBs for the carrier to make it 4S. If the carrier fits and makes contact correctly it might work.

Ultrafire C12 XHP70 2S 18650 Mtn Elec 6V Zener mod driver (super donut beam!)
Ultrafire C12 XPL-HI BLF-A6 FET driver
Convoy L6 Mtn Elec D4 UI driver, XHP70.2
Utorch UT02 NW
BLF Q8
BLF A6 NW
BLF GT
Skilhunt H03 NW
Astrolux MF02 NW
Astrolux MF01 XP-G3
Sofirn SF14
Sofirn SP32A
Emisar D4 XP-L HI CW
SK68 knockoff
Mini Mag Lite 2X AAA
Convoy M1 build (4X XPL 3V MCPCB, Mnt Elec FET driver)
-- COMING SOON --
Astrolux MF04

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Interested if someone can find a carrier

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