GB Clone Offically "SOLD OUT" 10/21/18 XPL HI 1300LM Focusing AKA Cometa 2016

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I checked everywhere. But the only shops i could find such o-rings are shops for Business customers.
And they do not sell only a few to a privat person. But please let me know if someone finds a source for square o-rings.

New LuckySun D80 looking good so far http://budgetlightforum.com/node/66255

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X3 wrote:
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Oh BTW I got the 2 free 18650…
Yeah no surprise…


Don’t use them :

“Protection” circuit failed in my Nitecore LR30 as soon as I put it in… saw some smoke so I threw it outside !
The battery flew out of the lantern, 20sec later a hissing with some smoke appears and 2sec later BOOM !
First time with Li-ion failing, thankfully I saw enough videos to know how it ends…
I wanted to film it but my toddler was a bit anxious seeing it so I chose to reassure him rather than collecting internet karma.


Holy crap !?
So these crappy low capacity cells explode when you have a short circuit??
Then i will get rid of them immediately.
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They was send as a “Gift” this is the reason

Yes… Very nice gift, Banggood.. Thumbs UpFacepalm
Imagine having a warehouse full of these… Crying

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The O rings closest in size I found are these:
https://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/LUJX-R-10pcs-Sealing-Flat-Gaske...
They may be to big with 22×28×2 mm, but the O rings with the correct size are only round:
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/White-Silicon-1-5mm-Thickness-19-20-21-2...

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Skylight this is not a bad find! But the OD to ID ratio is not right!
The OD of the light at the finning area is 36,7mm. So a 37mm OD o-ring would fit perfect and prevent ratteling. The main problem is, the finn spacing is 1,2mm but they are 1,7mm deep. This is the reason why it is not working with a round o-ring. Maybe if you use 2 flexible silicone o-rings ontop of each other.
But almost every flexible flat o-ring with a OD 28-37mm should fit, aslong the ID is ~3,5mm smaller than the OD.
A 1,2mm wide o.ring will fit perfectly but if you have one with a smaller OD (~28-33mm) you could get a 1,5mm one to fit (should fit after streching it to 33,3mm ID).
My main problem is to find one with this OD to ID ratio.

And it seems that now all Cometas are sold. The EU Warehouse is also showing Sold Out now.

New LuckySun D80 looking good so far http://budgetlightforum.com/node/66255

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My Cometa from Cinese warehouse has arrived yesterday. Party I have got to admit that I imagined the light much worse but if you compare it to cheap Cinese zoomies the quality is quite a few levels above. Already the anodising is different, a nice smooth black instead of the usual glossy black. Maybe I will get some O rings too or just let the zoom rattle as long as it is not the whole head coming of. It seems that they have solved the problems with this light now, just don’t forget to put the plastic washer in and the light will be save to use.

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Thanks for Find these O-rings.
tomorrow will check well, now i’m tired.
Guys remember, my flat square Ring fit perfect for zoom.
Not too lose and not too hard when rotate head
measures 28 × 24,5 × 1,2/1,5 mm thick.

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Good news,I have contact AE seller that can customize size of square O rings
for fix Cometa Zoom
Price is a bit hight(8 usd 10 pcs shipped with track number) but said discount for large quantity.
So we can do a group buy? Big Smile

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Alen wrote:
Good news,I have contact AE seller that can customize size of square O rings
for fix Cometa Zoom
Price is a bit hight(8 usd 10 pcs) but said discount for large quantity.
So we can do a group buy? Big Smile
Sounds like a plan….. Wink

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yes a good option,but don’t know procedure.
For get a discount asked the seller if can produce like 100 pcs (10 pcs for each of us)
Sent to different addresses
But said discount only if a single buyer get more than 10 pcs

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I got my own too! Finally after waiting for so many months.

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Alen wrote:
Good news,I have contact AE seller that can customize size of square O rings for fix Cometa Zoom Price is a bit hight(8 usd 10 pcs shipped with track number) but said discount for large quantity. So we can do a group buy? Big Smile

Is that $8 each for 10 pieces (total $80), or is it $8 for 10 pieces (total $8). If the latter, that sounds like an excellent price for anything custom.

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Sorry but from phone is hard.
first price $8 for 10 pcs (total $8)
now seller say $7 for 10 pcs (total $7)

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Alen wrote:
Sorry but from phone is hard. first price $8 for 10 pcs (total $8) now seller say $7 for 10 pcs (total $7)

Count me in!

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my was just an Idea,don’t know how make group buy

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Alen wrote:
my was just an Idea,don’t know how make group buy

Are you able to share the vendor? I can order on my own.

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This is the seller able for customize Ring size.
https://it.aliexpress.com/item/LUJX-R-10-pz-di-Tenuta-Piatto-Guarnizione...
You need talking with him for Customize measure as I do.
Please don’t change measure,
Right size good for my sample : 28 MM OD – 24.5 MM ID – 1,3 MM H, Flat-Square profile (silicone)

Try ask him for discount quantity

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Mine came in day before yesterday; what a great light for $15.
Wish I had bought more !!!

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Sorry to bother you guys with absolute noob questions here.

I don’t know anything about flashlights or modding or whatever. I can put a battery in and turn the light on, that’s about the extent of my knowledge. I only signed on here because I received a faulty BLF A6 and tried to look for a fix.

Still I’m getting the “Cometa” as a throw-in “gift” from banggood. Now I don’t know what to do with it after reading this thread and watching a warning video on youtube.

I only have 1 Samsung 18650 Q30 battery. Is that a suitable battery for this light?

What would you do if you were me with this light, if “working on it” in whatever shape or form is not an option?

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“Gift”? I would definitely “pay it forward” and send it to me. LOL

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beachdrifter wrote:
Sorry to bother you guys with absolute noob questions here.

I don’t know anything about flashlights or modding or whatever. I can put a battery in and turn the light on, that’s about the extent of my knowledge. I only signed on here because I received a faulty BLF A6 and tried to look for a fix.

Still I’m getting the “Cometa” as a throw-in “gift” from banggood. Now I don’t know what to do with it after reading this thread and watching a warning video on youtube.

I only have 1 Samsung 18650 Q30 battery. Is that a suitable battery for this light?

What would you do if you were me with this light, if “working on it” in whatever shape or form is not an option?

Either use your 18650 battery or buy you a 26650 battery and use your Cometa.

As long as the washer that comes with it is around the driver spring there is very little chance of anything going wrong.
I have several Cometas & they all work just fine. You’ll enjoy using yours. Wink

If you need further help with the “washer around the driver spring part”, or anything else concerning the Cometa; send me a PM & I’ll send you very simple but detailed instructions complete with pictures. Thumbs Up

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Thank you so much!!! Thumbs Up That’s very kind of you!

I always thought my English was good enough for everything I read, but the BLF forum has proven me wrong!

This was a bit of a rollercoaster. First I think, how nice of banggood to send me this gift! Then I come away from a warning video with the feeling they’re trying to kill me! Then I find a laundry list of things to go through here and don’t understand a single point of it.

Then I head back to the banggood site to read this note: “Note:Please attention the battery head,don’t use too big of the battery positive head.”

I have no idea what that means, either!

This has been quite the experience! Wink

I’ll pm you as soon as the light arrives! Thanks again!

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My pleasure beachdrifter, glad to do it. Thumbs Up

I can only imagine what you are experiencing with the language difference. I bet it has been an “experience”. Wink

Do be sure to PM when your light arrives. I’ll send the instructions with pictures and we’ll get your Cometa fixed up. Then you’ll be good to go to use & enjoy it.. Thumbs Up .. Smile

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Thanks again!

I just noticed this is the “deal alert” part of the forum (went here directly through a google search), so why don’t I add the one I accidentally stumbled into?

If you order the BLF A6 from bangood from the EU (UK) warehouse right now, you get the Cometa thrown in as a free gift! If some of you guys thought the Cometa for $15 was a fantastic deal, how about getting the BLF A6 + the Cometa for $18,90?

https://www.banggood.com/BLF-A6-XPL-1600LM-7-4modes-EDC-LED-Flashlight-p...

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