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Alternatives to Lumintop tool

I lost my lumintop tool keychain flashlight, and I’d like to know if there are any other similar flashlights out there.
What I like about tool: AAA battery, button action (not twist), high CRI led, few modes (single on/off mode would be even better).

I’d buy the tool again but can’t find the copper version anywhere at a reasonable price

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Hey!
3 lights come to my mind in the AAA range:
1) Olight I3T EOS – 2 modes, forward clicky switch (for momentary ON feature), Cool White emitter
2) BLF-348 – 1 mode, High CRI, Neutral White
3) Folomov C1- Tail E-switch, several output levels, High CRI

But I’m sure there are other options out there Thumbs Up

[REVIEWS] AMUTORCH: S3 / S3 vs 219c / AM30 / AX1 / VG10 /// SOFIRN: SF14 + SP10A / SP32A / SP10B /// NITEFOX: UT20 / ES10K / K3 /// ODEPRO: KL52 / B108 /// ACEBEAM: H20 / TK16 /// BLITZWOLF: BW-ET1 /// DQG: AA Slim Ti /// HC-LIGHTS: SS AAA /// XTAR: PB2 Charger /// OLIGHT: M2R Warrior /// WUBEN: TO10R / E05 / T70 / E10 /// ON THE ROAD: M1 / i3 / M3 Pro /// ROVYVON: A2 + A5R / E300S / A8 /// KLARUS: XT1C /// LUMINTOP: Tool AA V2.0 + Tool 25 /// LIVARNOLUX: 314791 /// SKILHUNT: M150

Tricks: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 /// TIR Lenses: 1 / 2 /// Others: Biscotti 3 + 1*7135 / Triple TIR w/ XP-G2 ///// My Collection ///// My Review's Blog (PT)

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Aider/Ultratac A7

Look for a vipon sale for 6bux a pop or so, load up.

 

Hmm, scratch the high-cri part, though.

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BLF-348 would be awesome but it looks its discontinued Sad

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kat wrote:
BLF-348 would be awesome but it looks its discontinued Sad

Take a look here: https://uk.gearbest.com/348-flashlight-_gear/ Wink

[REVIEWS] AMUTORCH: S3 / S3 vs 219c / AM30 / AX1 / VG10 /// SOFIRN: SF14 + SP10A / SP32A / SP10B /// NITEFOX: UT20 / ES10K / K3 /// ODEPRO: KL52 / B108 /// ACEBEAM: H20 / TK16 /// BLITZWOLF: BW-ET1 /// DQG: AA Slim Ti /// HC-LIGHTS: SS AAA /// XTAR: PB2 Charger /// OLIGHT: M2R Warrior /// WUBEN: TO10R / E05 / T70 / E10 /// ON THE ROAD: M1 / i3 / M3 Pro /// ROVYVON: A2 + A5R / E300S / A8 /// KLARUS: XT1C /// LUMINTOP: Tool AA V2.0 + Tool 25 /// LIVARNOLUX: 314791 /// SKILHUNT: M150

Tricks: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 /// TIR Lenses: 1 / 2 /// Others: Biscotti 3 + 1*7135 / Triple TIR w/ XP-G2 ///// My Collection ///// My Review's Blog (PT)

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ordered. thanks Big Smile

is singfire the same as BLF, but different LED ?

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kat wrote:
ordered. thanks Big Smile

is singfire the same as BLF, but different LED ?


Yup, different LED, cool white! If you like better colour rendition it would be better to order one of the others, with Nichia led inside!

[REVIEWS] AMUTORCH: S3 / S3 vs 219c / AM30 / AX1 / VG10 /// SOFIRN: SF14 + SP10A / SP32A / SP10B /// NITEFOX: UT20 / ES10K / K3 /// ODEPRO: KL52 / B108 /// ACEBEAM: H20 / TK16 /// BLITZWOLF: BW-ET1 /// DQG: AA Slim Ti /// HC-LIGHTS: SS AAA /// XTAR: PB2 Charger /// OLIGHT: M2R Warrior /// WUBEN: TO10R / E05 / T70 / E10 /// ON THE ROAD: M1 / i3 / M3 Pro /// ROVYVON: A2 + A5R / E300S / A8 /// KLARUS: XT1C /// LUMINTOP: Tool AA V2.0 + Tool 25 /// LIVARNOLUX: 314791 /// SKILHUNT: M150

Tricks: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 /// TIR Lenses: 1 / 2 /// Others: Biscotti 3 + 1*7135 / Triple TIR w/ XP-G2 ///// My Collection ///// My Review's Blog (PT)

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I’m gonna have to get me one of those BLF 348’s. Here a lot of good things about them. I recently received a Wuben E01 and it is very similar to the tool. Nice light – especially after I added the DC-Fix.

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kat wrote:
copper tool

https://www.massdrop.com/buy/massdrop-copper-aaa-pocket-flashlight
uses 219c and eSwitch, not 219b w rubber clicky

this titanium version claims to use 219b, I think it might be true, but have not confirmed
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Lumintop-TOOL-Ti-Titanium-AAA-80Lumen-Nichia-219BT-LED-Flashlight-Gift-Pack/232181378390

I do like the folomov LED very much, middle, but to turn off I have to press and hold, I hate the UI.. Im carrying one though, because it is so small, and powerful

the Tool UI is better, click on, click off, and it has a keyring attachment, the Folomov does not. I dont mind, cause I like my light by itself, not on my keys.. ymmv

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What’s the one next to the Fenix?
The one in the middle looks awesome, but if the UI sucks and accepts only rechargeable battery, it’s off my list.

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kat wrote:
What’s the one next to the Fenix?

I believe it is a Maratac copper! With Nichia inside Wink

[REVIEWS] AMUTORCH: S3 / S3 vs 219c / AM30 / AX1 / VG10 /// SOFIRN: SF14 + SP10A / SP32A / SP10B /// NITEFOX: UT20 / ES10K / K3 /// ODEPRO: KL52 / B108 /// ACEBEAM: H20 / TK16 /// BLITZWOLF: BW-ET1 /// DQG: AA Slim Ti /// HC-LIGHTS: SS AAA /// XTAR: PB2 Charger /// OLIGHT: M2R Warrior /// WUBEN: TO10R / E05 / T70 / E10 /// ON THE ROAD: M1 / i3 / M3 Pro /// ROVYVON: A2 + A5R / E300S / A8 /// KLARUS: XT1C /// LUMINTOP: Tool AA V2.0 + Tool 25 /// LIVARNOLUX: 314791 /// SKILHUNT: M150

Tricks: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 /// TIR Lenses: 1 / 2 /// Others: Biscotti 3 + 1*7135 / Triple TIR w/ XP-G2 ///// My Collection ///// My Review's Blog (PT)

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MascaratumB wrote:
I believe it is a Maratac copper! With Nichia inside Wink

yes Smile
it is a twisty w 3 modes and the LED on the latest model is 219c,
mode sequence is MLH, same sequence as the Ti Tool I linked above

fwiw the Massdrop Copper Tool is LMH

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You can also consider Clemence’s modded Jetbeam