[♛ FreemeGB] Fireflies E07 7* Nichia/ SST20/ XP-L HI Emitters 21700 Flashlight Group Buy -【 New Copper+Titanium 】

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FYI – Banggood just changed the expected in stock date from 3rd March to 8th March….oh and I dont see a button anymore anywhere to cancel order….I could have sworn the WAS one.

oh come on Sad the emitter i bought said feb 28… is this a joke dates just keep change and change.. ? i really dont want to wait 20+ days a few days i dont mind but week after week u start to lose interest when they dont have any stock why make a GB then? perhaps they dont build many units each week and didnt expect sales to so high maybe i dont know.. ?

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FYI – Banggood just changed the expected in stock date from 3rd March to 8th March….oh and I dont see a button anymore anywhere to cancel order….I could have sworn the WAS one.

Yeah the only way to cancel your order is through email or through live chat. They’ve advised me before that in order to cancel they must first advise their shipping department and then once the shipping department confirms it’s cancelled on their end they can cancel it.

The process takes two days from the point you finally talk to someone in customer service

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Yep – sounds like them. Had one order ‘auto-canceled’ by them on 2/22…still waiting for my money back after 5 messages to them…at least they have written back I guess…. Linda said in the next 24hours 48 hours ago and hopefully today – yesterday. Chinese New Year brought a new Banggood – even worse than before.

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@freeme: interested in a banggood code, thanks

@all: Do you know which XPL HI version is used for the NW?

On Banggood, it says:
7x XPL HI V2 NW 5000K

On the FF shop, it says:
XPL Hi V3 3A 5000K Neutral White (+$20.00)

Can I expect the V3 or V2 version of the NW?

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@freeme: interested in a banggood code, thanks

@all: Do you know which XPL HI version is used for the NW?

On Banggood, it says:
7x XPL HI V2 NW 5000K

On the FF shop, it says:
XPL Hi V3 3A 5000K Neutral White (+$20.00)

Can I expect the V3 or V2 version of the NW?

According to post #399 it’ll be the V2.
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On ff shop they seem do have either version depending on the day. Finally they got the version I want in the color I want, but now the only aux leds are ice blue. Want purple. Seems like I never win.

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On ff shop they seem do have either version depending on the day. Finally they got the version I want in the color I want, but now the only aux leds are ice blue. Want purple. Seems like I never win.

i thought aux leds are only purple in this light?

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hm banggood is really having serious issues stocking up the fireflies models, just checked again my model that i ordered, its postponed again even more,, a few days ago said march 8 now,

Processing time:Expected on March 12, 2019

Sad i ordered feb 19 should have bought from Neal instead maybe,,, Facepalm

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Maybe the new ones will have the bugs worked out.

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Maybe the new ones will have the bugs worked out.

I hope so, but I will wait for someone to release the white smoke before ordering.
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I received mine from Neil on Saturday. Beautiful light!!!
I ordered the 6500K version, grey, with purple accent lights.
As far as I can tell, the machining on the body has been adjusted – no sharp edges at all. The misplaced screw in the driver was corrected, and the carolco lens sits perfectly in the four holes designed for its legs WITHOUT one having to be broken off, lol.

I haven’t tried removing the driver to see the condition of the mating between the driver and the pill, but from what I can see through the 4 lens positioning holes, the driver is flush up against the pill and there is thermal paste showing in each of the holes. So maybe they camfered the edge of the driver to allow better seating?

Anyway, wonderful light! Exactly what I was looking for in regards to size, output, style and interface.
Good job, fireflies!

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Good to hear that . Getting close to ordering one.

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WastedNihilist wrote:
On ff shop they seem do have either version depending on the day. Finally they got the version I want in the color I want, but now the only aux leds are ice blue. Want purple. Seems like I never win.

i thought aux leds are only purple in this light?


The aux led on the switch is only purple. But the one’s on the head are blue, purple, or red. Hard choice if you ask me.
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WastedNihilist wrote:
mortuus wrote:
WastedNihilist wrote:
On ff shop they seem do have either version depending on the day. Finally they got the version I want in the color I want, but now the only aux leds are ice blue. Want purple. Seems like I never win.

i thought aux leds are only purple in this light?


The aux led on the switch is only purple. But the one’s on the head are blue, purple, or red. Hard choice if you ask me.

Fireflies site lists only “Ice Blue Aux LEDS

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mortuus wrote:
WastedNihilist wrote:
On ff shop they seem do have either version depending on the day. Finally they got the version I want in the color I want, but now the only aux leds are ice blue. Want purple. Seems like I never win.

i thought aux leds are only purple in this light?


The aux led on the switch is only purple. But the one’s on the head are blue, purple, or red. Hard choice if you ask me.

Do you know why Neal’s Gadgets is the only red ones I think?

I think I’d like red

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Thank you FREEME!

Used the GroupBuy code to grab one from NG!

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nokoff wrote:
WastedNihilist wrote:
mortuus wrote:
WastedNihilist wrote:
On ff shop they seem do have either version depending on the day. Finally they got the version I want in the color I want, but now the only aux leds are ice blue. Want purple. Seems like I never win.

i thought aux leds are only purple in this light?


The aux led on the switch is only purple. But the one’s on the head are blue, purple, or red. Hard choice if you ask me.

Do you know why Neal’s Gadgets is the only red ones I think?

I think I’d like red

By far the color I like least is purple. However, the lighted switch only comes in purple and having different aux leds would just bother me way to much…. So I chose purple Facepalm

Red would be cool but Red has the lowest output of any color which is why I would’ve chosen blue or yellow. It’s actually surprising there’s no photos of the different aux led colors anywhere on the web

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Lol I take it back. In searching for photos of the aux led colors I did find a HQ pic of the purple aux leds in the raw aluminum finish.

It looks amazing!

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Does neal have the clear in the picture in stock? im waiting for banggood to cancel my light there and i rather buy from neal instead…

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It bugs me more that the switch LEDs are crooked. They’re crooked I think on all six of my FireFlies lights. The E07 is close, but still very noticeable.

I wouldn’t mind red with purple. I don’t get how Neal has ones that Fireflies doesn’t list on his own site or has ever even mentioned.

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By far the color I like least is purple. However, the lighted switch only comes in purple and having different aux leds would just bother me way to much…. So I chose purple Facepalm Red would be cool but Red has the lowest output of any color which is why I would’ve chosen blue or yellow. It’s actually surprising there’s no photos of the different aux led colors anywhere on the web

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Does neal have the clear in the picture in stock? im waiting for banggood to cancel my light there and i rather buy from neal instead…

Neals site doesn’t have an in stock/backorder status anywhere.

I do know from past experience he responds to emails within 24 hours typically.

More important for you though: good luck getting BG to cancel your order. They tried to tell me in the past it’s a multi stage process between customer service, shipping and then back to customer service. They suggested the process only takes about 3 days which in BG time should be 5

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It bugs me more that the switch LEDs are crooked. They’re crooked I think on all six of my FireFlies lights. The E07 is close, but still very noticeable.

I wouldn’t mind red with purple. I don’t get how Neal has ones that Fireflies doesn’t list on his own site or has ever even mentioned.

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By far the color I like least is purple. However, the lighted switch only comes in purple and having different aux leds would just bother me way to much…. So I chose purple Facepalm Red would be cool but Red has the lowest output of any color which is why I would’ve chosen blue or yellow. It’s actually surprising there’s no photos of the different aux led colors anywhere on the web

I have pondered the same thing but Fireflies website appears pretty low budget to me. My guess is that it’s just not worth it to them to make the changes and add the options. BG doesn’t even mention anything about the aux LEDs being an option.

A website made by a flashaholic for flashaholics is likely the only reason us consumers are given the options we want. Neal’s the man! Cool

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they did actually cancel it, got a follow upreply from someone, and i look now my order it says split up and the item in stock is sent now even.. so guess it worked, now waiting for the refund on paypal tho which says can take up to 72hours.

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they did actually cancel it, got a follow upreply from someone, and i look now my order it says split up and the item in stock is sent now even.. so guess it worked, now waiting for the refund on paypal tho which says can take up to 72hours.

Beauty. Did you get the PM code from freeME for the nealsgadget code? If not, I can forward it to you

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the code is in post 1 no to neals ?

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the code is in post 1 no to neals ?

Correct, didn’t realize it was the same. Thought that because the PM code for BG is the actual pre-order price and it’s the cheapest. That code isn’t listed anywhere and must be requested. Thought the neals one would be the same

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I communicated w/FF and left a standing order for a clear ano w/blue switch and matching aux leds. Didn’t get a lot of positive vibes…butt I can dream!

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I communicated w/FF and left a standing order for a clear ano w/blue switch and matching aux leds. Didn’t get a lot of positive vibes…butt I can dream!

hm explain ?

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He wasn’t receptive to offering anything other than purple in the switch leds. Sad

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so using 40t cells isnt a good idea for the sst20 ? i have a pair of those on its way and vapcell 20A… i mean there arent lots of options for high drains, usually they are 35A or 20 or something ? seems weird the light can go bad if using a higher rating then 20 ? using 10A cells would that work for highest mode sst20 nw without early stepdowns because 10A only ?

i missed this info Crying

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