New flashlight: The "torpedo" flashlight

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New flashlight: The "torpedo" flashlight

Today intl-outdoor has added these "rarities" to their new arrival list

 

1) The torpedo AA flashlight, with "customizable" LED 25,73$

http://www.intl-outdoor.com/torpedo-aa-250-lm-flashlight-p-294.html


You can choose between

xpe r4 LED (250 lumens)

xpg r5 LED (280 lumens)

Upgrade to xpgr5 is only 0,99$. Both seems to accept AA or 14500, regulated to 800-1000mA on the highest mode. They are 3 mode and seems to have square threads

 

2) The torpedo AA flashlight EMPTY body (no led, but I dont know if has or not has driver) 19,95$

http://www.intl-outdoor.com/torpedo-aa-flashlight-host-p-295.html

 

Maybe it includes a driver board...

 

Not much any more info.......

 

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Ric at www.CNQualitygoods.com has them as well.

http://wardogsmakingithome.org/index.html

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Thanks for the info! even cheaper!

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Here's the link for the search-fu challenged :

http://www.cnqualitygoods.com/goods.php?id=1333

 

fran82 wrote:
2) The torpedo AA flashlight EMPTY body (no led, but I dont know if has or not has driver) 19,95$

http://www.intl-outdoor.com/torpedo-aa-flashlight-host-p-295.html

 

Maybe it includes a driver board...

 

It appears to have a PCB that fits in the pill, but no driver.

http://wardogsmakingithome.org/index.html

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Looks like an AA version of the N-light B10.  I've always loved those lights and that's not a bad price for a good looking copy.

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fran82 wrote:

Thanks for the info! even cheaper!

Possibly not.  CQG may not include shipping charges and if not then I-O will be much cheaper.
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Chicago X wrote:

Here's the link for the search-fu challenged :

http://www.cnqualitygoods.com/goods.php?id=1333

 

fran82 wrote:
2) The torpedo AA flashlight EMPTY body (no led, but I dont know if has or not has driver) 19,95$

http://www.intl-outdoor.com/torpedo-aa-flashlight-host-p-295.html

 

Maybe it includes a driver board...

 

It appears to have a PCB that fits in the pill, but no driver.

That PCB looks to be for the switch.  That host gives new meaning to DIY.  The only thing you don't have to do yourself is mill & anodize the body and grind your own lens. Never saw a kit before this where even the switch had to be soldered onto it's PCB.  LOL!
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I stand corrected.  It definitely looks like the switch PCB.

JohnnyMac wrote:

That PCB looks to be for the switch.  That host gives new meaning to DIY.  The only thing you don't have to do yourself is mill & anodize the body and grind your own lens. Never saw a kit before this where even the switch had to be soldered onto it's PCB.  LOL!

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Chicago X wrote:

I stand corrected.  It definitely looks like the switch PCB.

JohnnyMac wrote:

That PCB looks to be for the switch.  That host gives new meaning to DIY.  The only thing you don't have to do yourself is mill & anodize the body and grind your own lens. Never saw a kit before this where even the switch had to be soldered onto it's PCB.  LOL!

No worries...I stand corrected so often my feet hurt! Wink

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i wonder what dia driver board will fit that pill?

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You could always buy the complete light, then IMMEDIATELY dismantle it and tell us.  Smile

please?

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i wonder what dia driver board will fit that pill?

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JohnnyMac wrote:

Possibly not.  CQG may not include shipping charges and if not then I-O will be much cheaper.

CNQG shipping is $1.83 only.   So see which one is more "regular" to you and you want to build a rapport with.  Smile

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2100 wrote:

JohnnyMac wrote:

Possibly not.  CQG may not include shipping charges and if not then I-O will be much cheaper.

CNQG shipping is $1.83 only.  .....

$1.83 unregistered and $4 registered.

I've been told that orders at Intl-outdoor that are over $20  are shipped with registered post.

 

 

 

 

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I noticed this driver...

http://www.intl-outdoor.com/amc71354-5mode-circuit-board-nanjg-101aka1-p...

Looks like the usual suspect for a decent price but lacks stars to bridge for mode selections. Anyone have experience how to make it hi-med-lo?

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They're gonna send you a green redcat with a black LED.

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Budgeteer wrote:

I noticed this driver...

http://www.intl-outdoor.com/amc71354-5mode-circuit-board-nanjg-101aka1-p...

Looks like the usual suspect for a decent price but lacks stars to bridge for mode selections. Anyone have experience how to make it hi-med-lo?

Yes, it can be done if you solder the bottom right two pins on the Atmel chip. It will become High Med Low only

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Hikelite wrote:

$1.83 unregistered and $4 registered.

I've been told that orders at Intl-outdoor that are over $20  are shipped with registered post.

 

Yeah....well i guess no worries if you are a regular with Ric, just do it unregistered.

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thanks! I noticed on kd are cheaper at 2,6usd each if bought in 5pack, but good to know. Smile

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Budgeteer wrote:

thanks! I noticed on kd are cheaper at 2,6usd each if bought in 5pack, but good to know. Smile

You mean their pack of 5 with 13.99? 

Divided by 5 that's $2.79 , yeah cheaper with $0.098, but cheaper indeed. 

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Hikelite wrote:

Budgeteer wrote:

thanks! I noticed on kd are cheaper at 2,6usd each if bought in 5pack, but good to know. Smile

You mean their pack of 5 with 13.99? 

Divided by 5 that's $2.79 , yeah cheaper with $0.098, but cheaper indeed. 

this:

http://www.kaidomain.com/product/details.S009486

13,04/5 = 2,608 usd a piece. Smile

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Budgeteer wrote:

Hikelite wrote:

Budgeteer wrote:

thanks! I noticed on kd are cheaper at 2,6usd each if bought in 5pack, but good to know. Smile

You mean their pack of 5 with 13.99? 

Divided by 5 that's $2.79 , yeah cheaper with $0.098, but cheaper indeed. 

this:

http://www.kaidomain.com/product/details.S009486

13,04/5 = 2,608 usd a piece. Smile

Different drivers Smile take a closer look. 4x1735 vs 3x7135

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Arrghh! Alright. Smile

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The Torpedo is on my shortlist for an AA/14500 EDC flashlight:

It's roughly the same price at IOS or CQG after shipping. Both sites seem to list the same specs but there's a few missing: Run time on High and Lumens on Low. Does anyone have this quirky little light?

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More important to me is the beam pattern. These days, I prefer all-throw or all-flood; compromises make me sad. I can't imagine the Torpedo could outthrow my XTAR WK26 (each running a 14500). But I'd love to be proven wrong.