[BLF special edition light] new Sofirn AAA twisty with two tints of high CRI Yuji leds for 6 dollar

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defloyd77 wrote:
Another DIY idea for those who don’t want a magnet and/or tritium, fill the holes with glow in the dark epoxy. I have never done it myself, but have seen people do it on flashlights and other various EDC gadgets.

People make GITD epoxy? Genius!

Do you have a link to a good product, by any chance?

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defloyd77 wrote:
Another DIY idea for those who don’t want a magnet and/or tritium, fill the holes with glow in the dark epoxy. I have never done it myself, but have seen people do it on flashlights and other various EDC gadgets.

People make GITD epoxy? Genius!

Do you have a link to a good product, by any chance?


I’ve never done it, but I’m guessing it would involve just mixing GITD powder into a two-part epoxy mixture. I think I remember reading before that the ‘right’ way to mix in pigments of any kind is to mix them thoroughly into the base resin, or “Part A”, then mix the hardener, “Part B” into it.
Here’s a really impressive GITD powder that even responds to heat.

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word to the wise, from your friendly hijack monitor

I invite USAll to remember to stay on topic, so Sofirn does not think were just a bunch of random talkers

ON topic: new Sofirn AAA twisty

Off topic: glow powder Wink
I know, it was about the holes in the AAA twisty, but really it has zero to do with what Sofirn needs to know to start printing Light Bodies!

Lets not do what the FW3B thread did… just random talk to fill time while nothing gets done

I think its time for a prototype Sofirn RoachLight.. they got the tube right, the clip right, the tail right, and the LED right.. Now pot it and shoot it.. I bet it stays lit..

and Im glad gurdygurds is here to help drop, drag and throw one around.. I bet it stays lit during that too

how hard can it be to pot an LED into a tube with a battery inside.. lets GitErDone

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Let’s not forget that the Klarus Mi02, which is a blatant E01 clone that survived many torture tests on CPF, was ceremoniously tossed off of a 3 story parking garage along with my E01 and DIED upon impact while the E01 giggled and continued to function like ain’t nuttin happened. It might be tougher than one thinks to equal the toughness of The Toughest.

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I got notice that the “engineers dont’ think it will help with parabolic reflector. Would be better to keep the E01 reflector design”

That does not sound like they did much experimenting, but since here on the forum the opinions about the reflector shape varied anyway I will not stress them anymore about it.

(bypassing opinions, I will do some experimenting myself at some point so that at least afterwards I can tell the world that I was right about it WinkSilly )

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djozz wrote:
I got notice that the “engineers dont’ think it will help with parabolic reflector. Would be better to keep the E01 reflector design”

That does not sound like they did much experimenting, but since here on the forum the opinions about the reflector shape varied anyway I will not stress them anymore about it.

(bypassing opinions, I will do some experimenting myself at some point so that at least afterwards I can tell the world that I was right about it WinkSilly )

Come to think of it, the reflector design in that first render of theirs would be an even bigger/deeper lint trap than the E01.

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I think the tail should be simple, no magnet, as that doesn’t interact well with many other keychain items, trait slot is good but not necessary. Pocket clip for sure, even as an optional accessory.
In regards to the reflector… in a 5 mm light the reflector usually doesn’t do a whole lot. The led has a lens molded into it, this makes the most difference. The conical, brushed aluminum of the e01 is probably the easiest to machine and therefore cheapest.
Spend money on knuckling if anything.

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Hey guys! Thanks to the 26 people who have already responded to the survey. If you haven’t taken it, here is the link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SH8J7BS

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That is a from a few minutes ago:

BLF D 80 LT and Longer D80 Tubes for Sale http://budgetlightforum.com/node/62463

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Thanks Docc, 29 responses already gives a picture. Let’s run the poll for one more day and end it together with TheShadowGuy’s poll for the complete picture.

Could you post the link once more so that people do not have search for it?
Edit:link is already below

link to djozz tests 

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rost333 wrote:
Hi, I’m in for 2×3200k.

Hi, I’m now in for 4×3200k instead of 2×3200k from post 565, thank you

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TheShadowGuy wrote:
While the Noir/Djozz tailcap seems popular, I know there were a number of people against the idea of having magnet hole/trit hole, so I want to make sure they can be heard and counted.

This survey will be open for the weekend and I will present final results on Monday. If you are interested in buying one of these lights, please take this survey as soon as possible or forever hold your peace.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SH8J7BS

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I hope it is ok that i setup a new servey. I hope most people are ok with the Noir/djozz Tailcap Design.
The servey is only about the trit and magnet hole.

https://www.surveymonkey.de/r/WNK8C7N

link to djozz tests 

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I just found this I would be interested in 2*3200 and 1*5600.
Thank you.

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Let’s not forget that the Klarus Mi02, which is a blatant E01 clone that survived many torture tests on CPF, was ceremoniously tossed off of a 3 story parking garage along with my E01 and DIED upon impact while the E01 giggled and continued to function like ain’t nuttin happened. It might be tougher than one thinks to equal the toughness of The Toughest.

As much as I enjoyed reading your torture test adventures, it should be noted that using a single light of each type isn’t statistically significant. Smile

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Interested

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Interested in six (6) neutral white. Thank you.

I am already on the list for the 6 above.

Please put me down for two (2) more. Please make them both 3200K.

Thank you….

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AWESOME I WANT IN!

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Lots of page here, but I just heard about it. I saw in the original post an unbelievably low price; can anybody clarify what the projected pricing is? Assuming something reasonable count me in for two- do I just sign up to the google doc?

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buck91 wrote:
Lots of page here, but I just heard about it. I saw in the original post an unbelievably low price; can anybody clarify what the projected pricing is? Assuming something reasonable count me in for two- do I just sign up to the google doc?

The projected price is 6 dollars. If you are wanting 2, just post on here if you want 3200K or 5600K and how may of each.

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At $6 I’m in for two of each 3200k and 5600k!!

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AWESOME I WANT IN!

2 3200k pls

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please put me down for 4 more, so total of 6 Smile Will do 4 at 3200k, 2 at 5600k

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I am in for two of the 5600K

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Interested in one 5600K. Thanks.

Just discovered this wonderful addiction.

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The list is updated through post 685 (GreenLights). Total is now up to 496 lights.

Shortcut to the Interest List.

Hoosh wrote:
Also, I’d like to up my interest to 4 × 3200 instead of just 2. Thumbs Up
defloyd77 wrote:
I’d like to add 1 5600K to my name please.
TheOnlyDocc wrote:
And please add me for another one in CW (total 2)
huey18 wrote:
Can you modify my interest for 1 3200K and 1 5600K? Thanks.
rost333 wrote:
Hi, I’m now in for 4×3200k instead of 2×3200k from post 565, thank you

teacher wrote:
I am already on the list for the 6 above.

Please put me down for two (2) more. Please make them both 3200K.

Just noting that I have recorded these updates. Thanks.

Noctiluco wrote:
I have to rectify my post #228, because probably I will take five or six of this amazing lights, warm and neutral, perhaps 4 + 2 or 5 + 1 Smile

FYI, I’m counting quantities by the minimum interest stated, so I have you updated for 4+1 at the moment.

buck91 wrote:
Lots of page here, but I just heard about it. I saw in the original post an unbelievably low price; can anybody clarify what the projected pricing is? Assuming something reasonable count me in for two- do I just sign up to the google doc?

Based on your follow up post, I have you for 2 of each. We’ll find out actual purchase details from Sofirn once they’re ready.

Hopefully slowtechstef has time to update the first page soon, but in the meantime, I will try to keep crucial details in the post with the current list on page 10.

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Tejasandre wrote:
Interested

Clarifying
2 5600
2 3200
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And here are the Monday morning results:

BLF D 80 LT and Longer D80 Tubes for Sale http://budgetlightforum.com/node/62463

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Thanks Docc!

Assuming that the 38 respondents are representative of the about 250 people from the interest list (there is no other possibility than to do that) it sounds like I will ask for the magnet hole and for no trit hole (I will have to find another use for the three trits that I still have).

Let’s wait for the results of the other poll and see if those agree with these.

link to djozz tests 

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Why no trit slot? The majority says i do not care. Only 1/3 says no.

BLF D 80 LT and Longer D80 Tubes for Sale http://budgetlightforum.com/node/62463

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TheOnlyDocc wrote:
Why no trit slot? The majority says i do not care. Only 1/3 says no.

And less than 1/3 says yes. Or do I interpret it wrong?

link to djozz tests 

“I used to think that top environmental problems were biodiversity loss, ecosystem collapse and climate change. I thought that thirty years of good science could address these problems. I was wrong. The top environmental problems are selfishness, greed and apathy, and to deal with these we need a cultural and spiritual transformation. And we scientists don’t know how to do that.”   (Gus Speth)

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