WowTac A4 "Thrower" // Full Review

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robo819 wrote:
OK Wolfdog……….

I have done a few test between trips out to the pit…..lol

I am not sure if this Turbo step down has 2 different timers or if it has the first “timed” step down and then goes on a thermal step down.

The initial step down after letting the light cool stays at the 4 1/2 minute mark but , when you go right back to Turbo mode without letting the light cool down , it stepped down the next three times bumping right back into Turbo at 90 seconds , with the temperature on the outside of the head at hottest point being at the 134 F mark.

Thanks for all of your efforts,,,,I hope you enjoy your dinner! Thumbs Up

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It was found and was mentioned earlier in this thread by Muto , but I was hesitant to go ahead and post it out right in the thread myself , because I thought maybe a typ-O had been made or possibly a mistake on the price of the A4 on the Wowtac / Amazon store site.

It DOES look like the price will stay at the $39.95 , at least for the time being on the Amazon store site.
That is $10.00 less than the A4 originally was selling for on the Amazon or Wowtac site.

In my opinion that makes the A4 a pretty good deal to get this really good quality smallish thrower.

Here is the link again for the A4 on the Amazon / Wowtac store site…………

https://www.amazon.com/Ultra-Thrower-Flashlight-Hunting-Fishing-Included...

EDIT: Amazon Also shows “FREE” shipping on the A4.

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Thanks for the tips KawiBoy…………..

For those who might not have the tools or the knowledge to get the A4 apart and need or want to use shorter cells there is another more simple fix that can be used………..(mine is firmly glued where the base of the head comes apart)

Just take a slightly smaller spring , turn it upside down and put the small end on top of the original spring and solder those together and it should work fine.

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Maxtoch M24 Sniper / Maxtoch 2X Shooter (2016 factory dedomed) , 2X - XHP 70.2 / Maxtoch Xsword / M1 Archer *** ### ThruNite // Archer 2A V3 / Ti4T / TN4A HI / TH10 / TH20 / C2 Mini / TC12 V2 / T01 /  , neutron 2C V3 , TC20 / Catapult V6 / TC15 / TC15 CE *** ###  Olight // H2R Nova , S10R III / S30R III / H1 Nova / H1 R Nova / X7 Marauder , PL Mini ,  M2R warrior //// Orca T11 / Nitecore EC20 / BLF A6 / Custom Convoy C8 / Lixada Triple 3800LM / Lixada 1000LM / LuxStone X30 / Manker E02 / Manker E14 II /  ### Thorfire /// PF03PF04 , Upgraded PF04 , C8 , S-50 ,  VG-10 , VG25 , C8s , BL30 , TK4A  , S1 , VG15 S  , TK 18 //// ##WowTac// A4 , A1 (original) , A2 headlamp , A3 //// Acebeam L16 /// Massdrop (Lumintop) Brass EDC

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Wanted to resurrect this thread. For all intents and purpose this light is a Catapult V6 with a different battery configuration. I have since bought a couple more of these and modified them with a 4000k and 3000k LED from Arrow.com. The warmer tints tend to blend the artifacts that the bezel produces from the notches and makes this light fabulous. I will try and post some pics of the different beam shots soon. Arrow.com has super fast shipping (2 days in Conus) and their prices are extremely competitive.

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Thanks for the pics, any recollection what the driver diameter is?

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Does anybody know what happened to the Wowtac A4? They seem to have been unavailable for months at all sites. I was fortunate enough to have purchased one from Amazon when I first saw a review, but since that time they just seem to have disappeared. I keep checking, I’d like to pick up one for my brother-in-law and one for a friend, but I just don’t see them anywhere. If you know what happened to them, or where to purchase one, please let me know. Thanks.

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I’ve also been curious as to why it disappeared from the market.

Technical problems? Liability concerns over using two cells? Manufacturing cost/profit margin? Hurting Catapult sales? Just didn’t sell as well as expected?

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