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shirnask wrote:
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Btw, about that lanyard ring attachment — any info on it?

lanyard ring

Will this fit on the FW21?

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CM2010 wrote:
shirnask wrote:
xevious wrote:


Btw, about that lanyard ring attachment — any info on it?

lanyard ring

Will this fit on the FW21?

No, the diameters are too different

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shirnask wrote:
CM2010 wrote:
shirnask wrote:
xevious wrote:


Btw, about that lanyard ring attachment — any info on it?

lanyard ring

Will this fit on the FW21?

No, the diameters are too different

Thanks for answering.

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I have a spare Lux-RC 371D light engine and I want to use it in my FW3Ti.
My current obstacle is to find/create a contact board with the battery because I have to remove its stock driver.

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Hi all. I know this is an old thread but I would love to buy the white anodized FW3A. Does anyone know where I can get it?

I’m looking to combine it with red GITD gasket. I think it’ll be a killer combo.

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I didn’t know there was a white anodized one.

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cabfrank wrote:
I didn’t know there was a white anodized one.

I don’t think there is.

The Emisar D4 was made in white, but I don’t think the FW3A ever was.

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Firelight2 wrote:
cabfrank wrote:
I didn’t know there was a white anodized one.

I don’t think there is.

The Emisar D4 was made in white, but I don’t think the FW3A ever was.

I would not mind owning a panda white fw3a Big Smile

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Firelight2][quote=cabfrank wrote:

…The Emisar D4 was made in white, but I don’t think the FW3A ever was.

Wait, what?! The D4 was??

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Zerosvn wrote:
Hi all. I know this is an old thread but I would love to buy the white anodized FW3A. Does anyone know where I can get it?

I’m looking to combine it with red GITD gasket. I think it’ll be a killer combo.

By “white,” do you mean bare aluminum with oxidation or an anodizing that actually dyes the metal white? By a quick Google search, it seems dyeing anodized aluminum white is not possible, rather the anodized metal is allowed to oxidize, giving a whitish silver finish to the bare metal.

I stripped the anodizing of this originally mint green Olight and then lightly buffed the surface. As you can see, the finish is the bare aluminum in a matte silver color. Prior to buffing, the aluminum did have patches of white. Perhaps sealing in the white oxidation would give it a true matte white look.

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Current Collection:

Before BLF helped me see the high CRI light: Inova X5 | Maratac Titanium Inspection AAAx2 XP-G2

After BLF helped me see the high CRI light: Wowtac A2S NW | FW3A SST-20 4000K + 18350 tube | Noctigon KR4 Ti/Cu E21A 4500K + 18350 tube | Thrunite Ti3 NW | Wurkkos FC11 x2 | FW3 CuTi XPL-HI 5000K + 18350 tube | Olight I1R EOS (de-anodized) | Reylight Pineapple Mini Copper Nichia 219B | Fireflies SS AAA Nichia 219B SW45k D220 | Reylight LAN Ti Nichia 219C + tritium | Astrolux S41 Stainless Nichia 219C | Convoy S2+ -Orange- 7135x8 T6-3B | Reylight Titanium Pineapple Mini x2 | SkyLumen LEPvn | Convoy S2+ Grey SST-20 4000k 

FW3T SST-20 4000K (lost/stolen?)

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Artiet59 wrote:
Wait, what?! The D4 was??

Looking at archived photos of the D4, it looks like the “white” was a clear anodized aluminum.

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Current Collection:

Before BLF helped me see the high CRI light: Inova X5 | Maratac Titanium Inspection AAAx2 XP-G2

After BLF helped me see the high CRI light: Wowtac A2S NW | FW3A SST-20 4000K + 18350 tube | Noctigon KR4 Ti/Cu E21A 4500K + 18350 tube | Thrunite Ti3 NW | Wurkkos FC11 x2 | FW3 CuTi XPL-HI 5000K + 18350 tube | Olight I1R EOS (de-anodized) | Reylight Pineapple Mini Copper Nichia 219B | Fireflies SS AAA Nichia 219B SW45k D220 | Reylight LAN Ti Nichia 219C + tritium | Astrolux S41 Stainless Nichia 219C | Convoy S2+ -Orange- 7135x8 T6-3B | Reylight Titanium Pineapple Mini x2 | SkyLumen LEPvn | Convoy S2+ Grey SST-20 4000k 

FW3T SST-20 4000K (lost/stolen?)

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Bead blast?

Most of the white looking stuff is that chalky powder coat I think

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Hrmm…I was thinking more along the line of the chalk white of the Tool AA. Similar to what kawiboy posted. That and red aux led Mmm…delicious.
Apparently red GITD isn’t very bright.

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Does anyone happen to have one of the #36 o-rings laying around they don’t need? I did the o-ring mod on all but one of my FWs, I ran out of them! It’s not that they’re expensive, my OCD will give me a lot of trouble if I buy a pack of 10 and leave 9 lying around. Would be nice to just get the one I need, I can PayPal you the cost of a stamp and envelope! If not, no worries….

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I have a pack with 7 remaining. Just PM me your address.

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Current Collection:

Before BLF helped me see the high CRI light: Inova X5 | Maratac Titanium Inspection AAAx2 XP-G2

After BLF helped me see the high CRI light: Wowtac A2S NW | FW3A SST-20 4000K + 18350 tube | Noctigon KR4 Ti/Cu E21A 4500K + 18350 tube | Thrunite Ti3 NW | Wurkkos FC11 x2 | FW3 CuTi XPL-HI 5000K + 18350 tube | Olight I1R EOS (de-anodized) | Reylight Pineapple Mini Copper Nichia 219B | Fireflies SS AAA Nichia 219B SW45k D220 | Reylight LAN Ti Nichia 219C + tritium | Astrolux S41 Stainless Nichia 219C | Convoy S2+ -Orange- 7135x8 T6-3B | Reylight Titanium Pineapple Mini x2 | SkyLumen LEPvn | Convoy S2+ Grey SST-20 4000k 

FW3T SST-20 4000K (lost/stolen?)

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Okay, another question… does anyone happen to have an FW3A 18650 (yes 18650) body laying around? I have a mod-fodder FW3A that I got with 18350 and 18500 tubes, but no 18650 tube, and I’d gladly purchase yours. Send me a PM if so!

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