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DX 33% off
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OMG!!!!!!! Veeeeery interesting

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Hrvoje wrote:

Nice Smile

http://www.dealextreme.com/products.dx/category.1317

 

Hrvoje

Doesn't work for me on the Skyray..

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The banner says that the promotion starts on September 19th, so we probably have to wait a few more hours.
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Thanks for the heads up. There's some nice stuff there.

HK is 8 hours ahead of GMT/UTC so at 16:01 GMT (11:01 EST) all should be well.

 

The numbers from my light tests are always to be found here.

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0ApkFM37n_QnRdDU5MDNzOURjYllmZHI...

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NICE!!

Looks like I will have to place an order for that P60 host.

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Hmm, still not working. I guess the promo won't start before 00:00 GMT. Reasonable, since it ends Sep. 26th 23:59 GMT. Another eight hours to kill Smile
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Wow an awesome deal. If it actually works, I'm in for a few.

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I'm already making my wishlist Smile

 

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The 502Ds are not something I'd normally consider but at a third off...

 

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Can some say which of the lights are good?

Are they trying to get rid of rubbish stock?

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how2 wrote:

Can some say which of the lights are good?

Are they trying to get rid of rubbish stock?

I like the Skyray's and they get good reviews. The 5 mode MTE P7 looks ok. If you like one buy it. Even if its a dud you can change the driver or led and still be on a winnerCool

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Which is the best p7? I'm getting the warm mc-e, and the 501b xp-g (and probably the skyray xp-g).

 

I'm also thinking abou the stainless c3 since a user reported new ones are 98mm but with ez900, or aurora sh-035?

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SOB!!!  i just bought a few flashlights. ima cancel that order!!!!

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Nice tip Hrvoje! Thanks a lot.

I also wonder if they are trying to get rid of junk stock....

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I also wonder if they are trying to get rid of junk stock....

Some of it, maybe. Like C7, the comments say the recent ones are crappy. But some are quite popular lights with no such comments, so, not sure.

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... but they take "up to 33%" literally, the lamps I wanted to order are reduced only 3-8%. Disappointing.
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Yeah, BULLSHIT.

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a waste of time....

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Dissapointing, hey DX get the promotion and penetr*** it in your a**!!!!

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Well, to be fair, they only said "Save Up to" in really misleading english capitalization and put it on the front page; it's us who got excited and wished it was something it wasn't. But, they don't actually list the price of the lights, so it's pretty worthless all around, especially the poor publicity it provides them. I mean, shit, at least cut more than $1 off the xenon light or the pointless green and blue lights.

 

This is why Walmart makes BILLIONS a year even with regular sales, and DX is still some podunk HK business.

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Only the skyray AA was reduced accordingly. I have one and it is ok. The rest is better in bulk i guess...

Throughly disappointed. I hoped at least for a few good p60 hosts for 6-7$

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Have we not seen it before: Promotion and couponcodes in capital letters, and what we save are a few cents.

Bullshit.

Cheap quality is good - Expensive crap isn´t

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With the discount you get:

Skyray R4: $21.14 -> $19.95       5.6%

Ultrafire Stainless C3: $13.95 -> $13.20 5.4%

MTE SF-15 P7: $28.75 -> $27.26     5.2%

Trustfire R5-A3 (AA XP-G): $18.11 -> $17.51   3.3%

Ultrafire 504B R2: $14.91 -> $14.16      5.0%

Uniquefire S10: $12.98 -> $12.53  3.5%

Aurora SH-035: $13.40 -> $12.95   3.4%

Ultrafire 502B Warm MC-E: $22.40 -> $21.95     2.0%

Ultrafire 501B 1-mode XP-G: $14.94 -> $14.19      5.0%

Ultrafire 501B 5-mode XP-G: $17.19 -> $16.22      5.6%

Nothing close to 33%, but something is better than nothing, I guess.

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brted wrote:

With the discount you get:

Skyray R4: $21.14 -> $19.95       5.6%

Ultrafire Stainless C3: $13.95 -> $13.20 5.4%

MTE SF-15 P7: $28.75 -> $27.26     5.2%

Trustfire R5-A3 (AA XP-G): $18.11 -> $17.51   3.3%

Ultrafire 504B R2: $14.91 -> $14.16      5.0%

Uniquefire S10: $12.98 -> $12.53  3.5%

Aurora SH-035: $13.40 -> $12.95   3.4%

Ultrafire 502B Warm MC-E: $22.40 -> $21.95     2.0%

Ultrafire 501B 1-mode XP-G: $14.94 -> $14.19      5.0%

Ultrafire 501B 5-mode XP-G: $17.19 -> $16.22      5.6%

Nothing close to 33%, but something is better than nothing, I guess.

 

The most expensive in the category that DX selected, the one which costs 45 dollars, has a 33% discount (only that unit)

Dissapointing in general aspects, yesterday I was happy doing my christmas gift list... but now.......

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Huh, maybe LumaPower is not so bad deal for 30 bucks...

 

http://www.candlepowerforums.com/vb/showthread.php?t=179065

 

Hrvoje

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Unless I made a mistake this is the complete list at the current time:

 

 

Product Name Original price Price after discount Percentage discount
Ultrafire C3 Stainless Steel Cree Q5-WC 5-Mode 190-Lumen Memory LED Flashlight (1*AA/1*14500)  13.95 13.2 5.4
UltraFire WF-501B SSC-P7-CSXO 3-Mode 900-Lumen Memory LED Flashlight with Strap (1*18650/1*17670)  20.68 19.93 3.6
C30 Flood-to-Throw Zooming Glass Optics Cree P4-WC 100-Lumen LED Flashlight with Strap (3*AAA)  9.52 9.22 3.2
MTE SF-15 SSC P7-D-SXO 5-Mode Memory 900-Lumen LED Flashlight (1*18650)  28.75 27.26 5.2
9 LED Flashlight 20000mcd 2-pack LYCKEBY  5.88 5.81 1.2
MTE SSC P7 900-Lumen 2-Mode LED Flashlight (18650)  27.03 26.28 2.8
UltraFire WF-606A Cree Q5-WC 230-Lumen LED Flashlight with Extension Tube (1*CR2/2*AA)  18.12 17.37 4.1
TrustFire S-A2 Cree XPC-WC-Q5 3-Mode 230-Lumen LED Flashlight (1*AA/1*14500)  12.7 12.33 2.9
UltraFire WF-501B Cree XPE-WCR5 320-Lumen LED Flashlight with Strap (1*18650/2*16340)  14.94 14.19 5.0
TrustFire R5-A3 Cree XP-E-R5 3-Mode 230-Lumen Memory LED Flashlight (1*AA/1*14500)  18.11 17.51 3.3
Ultrafire WF-008 Recoil Thrower Cree Q5-WC 230-Lumen LED Flashlight (1*18650/2*CR123A)  23.32 19.59 16.0
SKYRAY S-R5 Cree XPE-R4 5-Mode 320-Lumen Memory LED Flashlight (1*18650/2*16340)  21.14 19.95 5.6
TrustFire Z1 Cree XP-E-Q5 3-Mode 280-Lumen Memory LED Flashlight (1*CR123A/1*16340)  17.5 16.23 7.3
UltraFire WF-502B Cree R2-WC 5-Mode Memory 250-Lumen LED Flashlight with Clip (1*18650/2*CR123A)  15.8 15.35 2.8
SKYRAY S-A1 Cree XPE-Q3 5-Mode 160-Lumen Memory LED Flashlight (1*AA/1*14500)  13.25 9.52 28.2
UltraFire WF-501B 3W UV 395~400nm LED Flashlight with Clip (1*18650/2*CR123A)  15.23 14.93 2.0
Super Fire 14V Wf501D CR123A With Gun Mount MAKTA  17.51 16.76 4.3
UltraFire U4-MCU Cree Q5-WC 3-Mode 230-Lumen LED Versatile Flashlight (CR123A/18650/18500/AAA)  21.14 20.39 3.5
X2000 Flood-to-Throw Zooming Glass Optics Cree P4-WC LED Flashlight (1*CR123A)  12.56 11.07 11.9
TrustFire P7-F16 SSC P7-WC 3-Mode 900-Lumen LED Flashlight with Strap (1*18650)  33.78 30.05 11.0
Ultrafire 602C Q5 5-Mode LED Flashlight (CR123A)  12.83 12.08 5.8
Ultrafire C3 Cree Q5 5-Mode LED Flashlight with Extension (1.5V~4.2V)  15.65 14.9 4.8
OEM Car Cigarette Lighter Socket Rechargeable 0.5W 28-Lumen Mini LED Flashlight  7.94 7.64 3.8
Ultrafire MCU-C7s Cree Q5-WC 3-Mode 230-Lumen Memory LED Flashlight (1*CR123A)  12.31 11.41 7.3
Uniquefire S10 Cree R2-WC 220-Lumen LED Flashlight - Grey (1*AA/1*14500) 0  12.98 12.53 3.5
Ultrafire WF-501B Philips Luxeon K2 Blue LED Flashlight (1*18650/2*CR123A)  9.9 9.7 2.0
Ultrafire WF-502D 3W Cree Flashlight with Clip (2x18650 / 2x17670)  20.1 18.61 7.4
SuperFire Flashlight 9V BLACK BENNO  9.71 8.96 7.7
Ultrafire C2 3W Cree 2xCR123A 1x18650 Flashlight Black CREE  17.19 16.44 4.4
UltraFire WF-606A Cree Q2-WC LED Flashlight with Extension Tube (2*AA/1*CR2)  21.31 20.56 3.5
Ultrafire WF-501B Philips Luxeon K2 Green LED Flashlight (1*18650/2*CR123A)  9.9 9.7 2.0
OEM Car Cigarette Lighter Socket Rechargeable 0.5W 28-Lumen Mini LED Flashlight (Gold)  8.14 7.54 7.4
Akoray K-103 Cree Q4-WC 130-Lumen LED Flashlight (1*AAA)  13.71 12.96 5.5
UltraFire WF-016 SSC-P7 5-Mode 800-Lumen LED Flashlight with Assault Crown (1*18650)  31.06 30.61 1.4
UltraFire A3 Cree Q5-WC 100-Lumen LED Flashlight (1*AAA/1*10440)  15.71 14.22 9.5
UltraFire WF502B MC-E Warm White LED Flashlight with Clip (1*18650/2*16340)  22.4 21.95 2.0
Lions S-A7 Cree XP-E Q4 140LM White LED Flashlight with Strap (1*AAA/1*10440)  9.8 9.05 7.7
Aurora SH-035 Cree XPE-WD-Q5 5-Mode 220-Lumen Memory LED Flashlight (1*AA/1*14500)  13.4 12.95 3.4
UltraFire C3 Cree Q5-WC 190-Lumen LED Flashlight with Extension Tube (1*AA/1*14500)  13.9 13.3 4.3
Eastward YJ YJ-M2 Cree Q5-WC 3-Mode 230-Lumen LED Flashlight with Clip (1*18650)  28 25.76 8.0
Mini Cree Q3-WC 160-Lumen LED Flashlight with Strap (1*123A/1*16340)  12.3 11.55 6.1
SuperBrigkt Cree Q5-WC 180-Lumen LED Flashlight with Strap (1*123A/1*16340)  12.7 11.66 8.2
UltraFire M10 Cree R2-WC 230-Lumen LED Flashlight - Grey (1*AA/1*14500)  15.4 14.65 4.9
LumaPower D-mini Cree Q2 Flashlight with Spare Parts Kit (CR123A)  45 30.07 33.2
TrustFire F22 Stainless Steel Cree XP-ER2-WC 5-Mode 220-Lumen Memory LED Flashlight (1*AA/1*14500) 0  22.85 21.66 5.2
Ultrafire WF-500 Cree LED Flashlight  31.63 31 2.0
UltraFire WF-501B Cree XPE-WCR5 5-Mode 320-Lumen Memory LED Flashlight with Strap (1*18650/2*16340)  17.19 16.22 5.6
UltraFire 504B HA-III Cree R2-WC 5-Mode 220-Lumen LED Flashlight (1*18650)  14.91 14.16 5.0
  0.01 0.01 0.0
  838.84 778.79 7.2
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Tanks brted and Nil Einne for doing these lists. That took more patience than I had today. The lights that i didn't already have and actually interested me didn't seem that good a deal. I sort of fancied a WF-502D but not at those prices. Had they genuinely offered anything like 30% I'd probably have spent quite a bit.

 

The new C3s are actually quite good - I got one just a couple of days ago and it is much better than the old ones.

 

Definitely a fail for me.

 

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I uploaded my spreadsheet to Google Docs as it may be more convenient to view https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0As3RCFSpBNgrdC1IY0gyQU14eTBiS0N...

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Many many thanks Nil Einne. Very good job. 

Cheap quality is good - Expensive crap isn´t

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Thanks for that excellent report Nil Einne. Also thanks to brted!
I think this has left egg on the faces of those that manage DX by creating lots of animosity from potential customers. It should come as no surprise though. We've seen this type before with another Chinese vendor that visits us here frequently and produces next to nothing. I just love wasting my time on false expectations and unanswered questions. To date, his company hasn’t received a single American penny from me because of his extremely poor customer service.
For those looking for deals in general, there are many forums that list them. My favorite is www.slickdeals,net Speaking of that forum, here's what users (representative of a good cross section of regular - i.e.: "non-flashaholic" people think about this 33% off deal and the cheap Chinese manufacturers/dealers in general.

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