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Ah, see your points. But an anodized A6 used daily and tossed in a tool box would also show myriad scratches and scrapes and most of the surface ano would be rubbed off. I’ve seen those lights pretty often. Of course a good ano hardens the surface and extends the life of the item which is the entire point. You can get a Military Type III hard anodize without adding the dye to color it, may not be as shiny as it could have been in the raw but it will look much like it did before the ano process. The machining lines can plainly be seen and felt in the L2 done this way. I tested it because of this thread and with the light on, a simple 1/16th turn of the tail cap kills the light, it’s anodized all right…. just can’t tell it by looking at it.

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I’m looking forward to this jumbo pocket rocket.

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Me too.

On paper (and in pics) it looks like an edc light to beat. Large capacity potential, lots of power available (more than we would most likely need), excellent UI, reasonable size and lots of choices in emitters. It’ll be my new year’s present to myself for sure.

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We talked Simon into clear anodizing the L2 straight off the machines, you can easily see and feel the machine marks but it’s anodized and you can do the tail lock-out. Looks like it’s bare or raw, but it’s anodized. Sitting next to my own scratch made lights it looks just like the bare aluminum.

Hmmm… Does Simon have these as a host in his AE shop?

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Convoy Silver L2

The first picture, looked at enlarged, you can see the broaching lines where the longitudinal slot was cut in the head. This clearly shows it’s not bead blasted which would remove all those lines. The circumferential lines from the cutting tool on the lathe are also there, can be seen and felt with a fingernail.

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Simon is always great about working with us on customization, he will probably adjust price accordingly to sell you a host, just ask.

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you can see the broaching lines where the longitudinal slot was cut in the head. This clearly shows it’s not bead blasted which would remove all those lines. The circumferential lines from the cutting tool on the lathe are also there, can be seen and felt with a fingernail.

This is how one of mine looks close-up:

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Um, that’s a C8, it’s bead blasted as far as I know. I’m talking about the special run of non blasted L2’s Simon did.

The machining signature looks much more pronounced at full macro of course, but these show there’s no demarkation from bead blasting. It IS anodized, just difficult to see it even at this level.

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Click to view full resolution in a new window. Sorry for the file size. Blushing

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The matte tan looks great with the SS bezel!

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Are those purple or pink main aux LEDs? Also are there only 6 aux LED up front? I felt like there would be more. Or it’s just the angle.

Nokoff..still Made in China 山寨主義

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Looks like 6 purple and 6 blue aux leds on front. I quite look the tan matte.

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That TIR cups are small. Sad

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Wow Agro, 3,000 posts.
Congratulations Party

You are a flashaholic if you are forced to come out of the closet, to make room for more flashlights.

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I didn’t notice. Smile Thanks.

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That grey one looks particularly nice.

The small TIR cups should be nice for giving it a floody beam. That’s one of the things I like about the ROT66; it’s not super-throwy like most lights its size.

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They are like 9 mm in diameter. That would make them smaller than Carclo by (very roughly!) 20%.

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They are like 9 mm in diameter. That would make them smaller than Carclo by (very roughly!) 20%.

Yeah, they could have used a smaller diameter head with the same size optics..

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The blue and pink aux-leds look way too disco to me, the E07 is an elegant light, IMO it would suit faint single-colour aux-leds best, my favorite would be 650nm deep red Love

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The blue and pink aux-leds look way too disco to me, the E07 is an elegant light, IMO it would suit faint single-colour aux-leds best, my favorite would be 650nm deep red Love

I second that. Love
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Wow!

I love the looks of the grey one. It looks like it means business for sure. They all look great and Fireflies really nailed the job of making it stand out in the looks department.

I really want to see some pics or clips of it in action. Alongside a D4S would be really helpful.

It’s a good time to be interested in flashlights!

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I personally realllllly like the color choices, on the rare occasions I build a lighted switch I use the blue and hot pink combination.

These look awesome and have an epicness about them straight away. Big Smile Nicely done!

Edit: Given a choice of these 3 colors for the body, the grey one does it for me. Wink

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E07 comes the final products, 3 colors option




Official store:

www.ff-light.com

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And these will be ready to purchase, when?

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Now!

I’m just waiting for a coupon now.

My very own high current Beryllium Copper springs Gen 3:
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/67401
Liitokala Aliexpress Stores Battery Fraud: http://budgetlightforum.com/node/60547

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Yeah yeah, I was about to order when I realized I have yet to receive ANY information on the PL47 I ordered over a week ago. Nada zip zilch. So, eggs and one basket being considered… waiting.

Edit: Actually, PayPal transaction was completed on Nov 10, 2018… nearing 3 weeks ago. Never got any kind of order confirmation or anything.

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Huh strange.

I receive my shipping notification a while back.

I think Fireflies got a bit overwhelmed with the popularity of the light, and is building them in batches.

My very own high current Beryllium Copper springs Gen 3:
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/67401
Liitokala Aliexpress Stores Battery Fraud: http://budgetlightforum.com/node/60547

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Can it be ordered without any glue?

Is there any way to update the firmware if we have the tools? Pins on the driver or a way to remove the driver to flash it? (I guess the aux board would have to be de-soldered too)

Also interested in a coupon and expected ship time Smile

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Jerommel wrote:
Agro wrote:
They are like 9 mm in diameter. That would make them smaller than Carclo by (very roughly!) 20%.
Yeah, they could have used a smaller diameter head with the same size optics..

Yeah, definitely

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