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Copper S2+ limited edition

Some of you have heard about or seen pictures of the small batch of pure copper Convoy S2+. There are only about 50 in total so I suggested Simon limit it to 1 or 2 per person so that more BLF members have a chance to own one of these. After talking with Simon if these sell quickly he will have another batch made so that no BLF member has to miss out. These are expensive to produce and Simon is not making much of a profit on these so the standard 15% BLF discount does not apply this time.
Here is the link to purchase:
https://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/copper-convoy-S2-pls-note-LED-a...

When purchasing you must specify which emitter you want. The usual XML2 tints and XPL-HI tints available in all of Convoys S2+ lineup is available as well as the old 3/5 driver which can be used with the lighted switch for an extra few dollars. The much better (IMHO) Biscotti driver would be my personal choice but it does not work with the lighted switch. Don’t forget to specify smooth or OP reflector as well. Lots of nice configurations available. Get them while they last!

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Wow, looks very nice!

I’d rather use my flashlight around the house than turn on the lights.

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Thanks. Ordered one XPL NW + Biscoti. Thumbs Up
(forgot to specify OP reflector…)

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patmurris wrote:
Thanks. Ordered one XPL NW + Biscoti. Thumbs Up
(forgot to specify OP reflector…)

Nice! That’s exactly what I’m going for. I think the combination of the OP reflector and XPL-HI will give a nice flood/throw balance. I’m going for 7135×8 too. That big chunk of copper will handle the heat much better than its aluminum brethren. Cool
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OP reflector looks like a good idea…I forgot about that when ordering but I’m sure I will find one in my parts collection Smile

Any idea what color switch cover would look good?
White doesn’t look the best imho…

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It’s a raw copper or copper alloy?

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How heavy is it gonna be?
There are not many information on the AE page…

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Ordered, but I forgot to include my specs in my order… Maybe Simon would be good enough to make it a host for me. I’ll have to message him.

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I think this is his second batch. I bought one as a host when he still had some of his previous very limited batch and it was just under $40 shipped. I haven’t received it yet.

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vinte77 wrote:
Ordered, but I forgot to include my specs in my order… Maybe Simon would be good enough to make it a host for me. I’ll have to message him.

What is the best way to reach Simon? Is he an active member here or can I only contact him via Aliexpress?

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I contacted Simon at his Aliexpress store. He said he don’t post on BLF and CPF because it is very difficult for his internet to connect to these sites.

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Could not find any “comments” or “notes” area’s. Pity.

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FlashTom wrote:
vinte77 wrote:
Ordered, but I forgot to include my specs in my order… Maybe Simon would be good enough to make it a host for me. I’ll have to message him.

What is the best way to reach Simon? Is he an active member here or can I only contact him via Aliexpress?

Just message Simon directly on aliexpress. You can go to his store and use the contact seller function. If you already have a completed transaction, just give Simon the sales ID number.

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Could not find any “comments” or “notes” area’s. Pity.

During the ordering process there is a small text box below the item list you can use to leave a message to the merchant.
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So I had mentioned in the other colors thread that I thought this was just bare copper but I was wrong. It does have a coating to protect the copper finish and prevent tarnishing. That led to a very long conversation between Simon and I about copper and my preference for the natural patina vs. others preference for a more “new” copper look. We don’t know if whatever coating they apply will be enough to break conductivity at the tail with a half turn for a mechanical lockout. I would not count on it being a thick enough coating to be relied on for blocking conductivity though. As for some of the questions asked…

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Any idea what color switch cover would look good?

That is very much dependent on your opinion but if I didn’t like the translucent color I think I’d probably go with black for dramatic contrast instead of something closer to copper color. I think orange or green would look awful but again that’s just my opinion

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It’s a raw copper or copper alloy?

No, it’s fully cooked. Silly
I’m fairly certain this is pure 100% copper and not an alloy but I have to confirm.

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How heavy is it gonna be?

Approximately very…very heavy. In other words, I don’t know but I asked Simon to provide the host weight and will post it here when I know.

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What is the best way to reach Simon? Is he an active member here or can I only contact him via Aliexpress?

As SKV89 said it is very difficult for Simon to view or post here due to the firewall in his country. Oops That is why I act as his officially unofficial representative here. Beer
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SKV89 wrote:
I contacted Simon at his Aliexpress store. He said he don’t post on BLF and CPF because it is very difficult for his internet to connect to these sites.
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FlashTom wrote:
vinte77 wrote:
Ordered, but I forgot to include my specs in my order… Maybe Simon would be good enough to make it a host for me. I’ll have to message him.

What is the best way to reach Simon? Is he an active member here or can I only contact him via Aliexpress?

Just message Simon directly on aliexpress. You can go to his store and use the contact seller function. If you already have a completed transaction, just give Simon the sales ID number.

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Henk4U2 wrote:
Could not find any “comments” or “notes” area’s. Pity.
During the ordering process there is a small text box below the item list you can use to leave a message to the merchant.

Thanks a lot! Thumbs Up

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Isn’t all this quoting and thanking quite a lot? Big Smile
I don’t always have the time to respond properly but I do as much as I can and I love it. It’s part of what makes BLF such an awesome forum. Kind/helpful/thoughtful people. Thumbs Up

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You are absolutely right. Sorry for jamming the thread with all these quotes. Big Smile

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J-Dub74 wrote:
That is very much dependent on your opinion but if I didn’t like the translucent color I think I’d probably go with black for dramatic contrast instead of something closer to copper color. I think orange or green would look awful but again that’s just my opinion

Black is good idea Smile

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I’m just guessing but its probably a cooper alloy of C145 Tellurium. Easier to machine, longer tool life while machining, stronger, cheaper and close to the same properties as pure cooper. Just a guess though. Thumbs Up

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Really awesome looking! Love

I'm with vinte77, I would be interested in it as a host and stick an XHP50 emitter inside.

Is the pill made from brass or is it made of copper? 

 

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Barkuti wrote:
Is the pill made from brass or is it made of copper

Pictures show it is brass.

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That’s mine ordered. More than half sold already!

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0K, quick question with regards to the above mentioned lighted tailcap. Related info for the version Simon uses here? Would it work with an H1-A driver?

 

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I imagine it will be a decent pocket anchor. It’s gonna be heavy. I have copper AA lights that weigh as much if not more so than a aluminum 18650 light. Copper 18650 S2+ I bet will tip the scales at at least 5 kilos. Big Smile

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Together with a copper pill from kiriba-ru, this should enable triple emitters to maintain high output for very longer periods.

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SKV89 wrote:
Together with a copper pill from kiriba-ru, this should enable triple emitters to maintain high output for very longer periods.
Now there’s a thought!

Even with the stock brass pill, I expect this to do very nicely indeed with the 7135×8 Biscotti driver I opted for Smile

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I got one a couple weeks ago.. Just weighed it, 175 grams or so
It is pinker than I would think, so some alloy?
I ordered #2 last week…
I though SMO and OP would be nice

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Sorry if this has been discussed in one of the multiple S2 modding thread, i can’t find a clear answer: is the A6 driver compatible with the S2+ and does the switch need replacement (the A6 driver needs a high amp forward clicky if i’m not mistaken)?

Essentially I’d like to turn this copper S2 into a copper A6…

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justanotherguy wrote:
I got one a couple weeks ago.. Just weighed it, 175 grams or so…

Is that with pill and battery?

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