WTS: Sofirn loot boxes / half-price variety packs

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Lux-Perpetua wrote:

The only place where you might find this information is on the Amazon page.

That might be the only place it’s needed. Generally, the more mainstream the shop, the lower the ratio of buyers who are connoisseurs. And a lot of people don’t read manuals. So a big store like Amazon is probably one of the best places to put extra info about basic things like battery covers.

But it could help to put a card about it into the box… similar to the card in the FW3A box about opening the front instead of the back.

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Do you have any lights that don’t work because the driver or leds are broken? If yes, I would be interested to get some as hosts for modding.

By the way, did you ever get an international shipping quote? Maybe fewer lights and less weight would be feasible?

I’m putting together a post with details about the remaining stock. It just takes a while because I have to check a bunch of lights again, move things around to make coherent sets, etc.

About international shipping, it really heavily depends on where it’s going to. And I’m not sure how batteries would work; it may be necessary to ship without any batteries.

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TK, any chance of getting multiples of just one model? In my case I’m interested in 21700 C8F.

If you want a whole box of SP36 or SP32A V2.0, I can definitely help with that. Smile

Ok, a box of SP36 sounds good.

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Yeah, way too many buyers won’t read the manual… especially Sofirn’s, since you dang near need a microscope to see that tiny writing. A separate piece of paper or card stock with large print would work, though. “WARNING! Blah blah blah…”

Caleb, good choice. I definitely like my SP36.

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I was putting together the SP36 boxes today, and noticed something in the USPS requirements for li-ion batteries… maximum of 8 cells per package.

Originally I was planning to make an “A stock” box with all the accessories and batteries, and a “B stock” box where items aren’t in perfect condition… but it doesn’t look like they allow so many cells in one box. Think it’s worth trying anyway, or would it be better to put half of the cells in one box and half in the other?

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Okay, here’s what’s still available:

Variety packs

Box A: $100 + shipping

  1. SF14 V2.0
  2. SC31 w/ battery
  3. SP32A V2.0 w/ battery+charger
  4. SP31 V2.0
  5. SP33 w/ battery+charger
  6. Q8 w/ Anduril

Box B: $100 + shipping

  1. SF14 V2.0 w/ battery+charger
  2. SC31 w/ battery
  3. SP32A w/ battery+charger
  4. SP31 V2.0
  5. C8F
  6. Q8 w/ Anduril

After those two, there are no more AA / 14500 lights left, so the next two have a second soda-can light instead:

Box C: $120 + shipping

  1. SC31 w/ battery
  2. SP32A V2.0
  3. SP32A V2.0 w/ charger
  4. C8F
  5. Q8 w/ Anduril
  6. SP36 w/ batteries

Box D: $120 + shipping

  1. SC31 w/ battery
  2. SP32A V2.0 w/ battery+charger
  3. SP32A V2.0
  4. C8F (no box or instructions)
  5. Q8 w/ Anduril
  6. SP36 w/ batteries

… and that’s it for the variety packs. The rest are mostly just one model.

Single model packs

Box E: $60 + shipping

  1. SC31 w/ battery (tail scratched a little)
  2. SC31 w/ battery
  3. SC31 w/ battery
  4. SC31 w/ battery
  5. SC31 w/ battery (missing manual)
  6. SC31 w/ battery

Box F: $100 + shipping

  1. SP32A V2.0
  2. SP32A V2.0
  3. SP32A V2.0
  4. SP32A V2.0
  5. SP32A V2.0
  6. SP32A V2.0
  7. SP32A V2.0 gold edition
  8. SP32A V2.0 gold edition w/ battery+charger

Box G: TBD (six SP36 lights in like-new condition, four of which include batteries)

Box H: TBD (eight SP36 lights in incomplete condition)

Leftovers

… and some items which have damage or otherwise aren’t up to par:

Box J1: TBD (items which have issues but still at least turn on)

  • SP32A V2.0
  • SP32A V2.0
  • SC31
  • SP31 V2.0
  • SF14 V2.0
  • SP10A V2.0

Box J2: free + shipping (items which are damaged or incomplete or otherwise have issues bad enough to not turn on)

  • SP32A V2.0
  • SC31
  • SP31 V2.0
  • SP31 V2.0
  • SP33

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PM sent for SP36 box. Batteries not needed.

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Is there any way to disable memory mode on the SP32a?
I’m really tempted by the box-o-32s, but I’m rather cranky about having mode memory on by default.

PM’d on Box E – sc31

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Is there any way to disable memory mode on the SP32a?

No, it doesn’t have a way to turn off memory. It’s always a single click to turn the light on at the last-used brightness, double-click to go to the highest level, or hold for a few seconds to switch to the other UI style.

It has two UI styles — ramping and a discrete mode group. In ramping, it’s click for on/off, hold to change brightness, double click for high, or triple click for strobe. In the mode group, it’s mostly the same except it uses click to change levels and hold to turn off.

So I configured them to use the ramping UI.

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My “Loot Box” arrived a couple of hours ago. The lights are essentially just brand new lights. All mine are 100% in appearance & working order. A handful of batteries that are the same. All very well & securely packed, delivered promptly from ‘God’s Country’ to Alabama. Beer

Thank you TK. Smile . Thumbs Up

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If anyone should be sick and tired of using magnifying glasses to read the manuals, you can conveniently download and reprint them from my sharepoint.

 

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1e1IWuBMaDQu-YjuigGpMwdUPErdUrMhe

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Lux-Perpetua wrote:

If anyone should be sick and tired of using magnifying glasses to read the manuals, you can conveniently download and reprint them from my sharepoint.


 


https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1e1IWuBMaDQu-YjuigGpMwdUPErdUrMhe

Thanks Lux-Perpetua!! Beer

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Lux-Perpetua wrote:

If anyone should be sick and tired of using magnifying glasses to read the manuals, you can conveniently download and reprint them from my sharepoint.


 


https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1e1IWuBMaDQu-YjuigGpMwdUPErdUrMhe


YES!
I’m tired of having to use the zoom on my phone camera to read the fuzzy microprint they call a manual!

Thanks!

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delivered promptly from ‘God’s Country’ to Alabama. Beer

What? I thought Alabama was God’s Country.

My space rock isn’t even really a country… it’s more like an extra-remote vacation home.

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Just a few boxes left. I updated the OP with the details.

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ToyKeeper wrote:
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delivered promptly from ‘God’s Country’ to Alabama. Beer
What? I thought Alabama was God’s Country.

My space rock isn’t even really a country… it’s more like an extra-remote vacation home.

Smile . You thought right… It surely is. Thumbs Up
But after spending two summers, years ago; traveling around & exploring many of the more remote areas in the general vicinity of your “space rock”…. I can honestly say it is “God’s Country” too. Just a different slice than Alabama. Smile

I loved it…..

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delivered promptly from ‘God’s Country’ to Alabama. Beer

What? I thought Alabama was God’s Country.

My space rock isn’t even really a country… it’s more like an extra-remote vacation home.


“Space rock”…. uh, do you happen to have one of those cool monolithic dome homes? That’s the closest thing to a space rock I can think of.
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Rexlion wrote:
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delivered promptly from ‘God’s Country’ to Alabama. Beer

What? I thought Alabama was God’s Country.

My space rock isn’t even really a country… it’s more like an extra-remote vacation home.


“Space rock”…. uh, do you happen to have one of those cool monolithic dome homes? That’s the closest thing to a space rock I can think of.

It’s a running “joke” about ToyKeeper being a celestial goddess or “minor deity” and living in space.

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New user. Would love the J2 box.

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Rexlion wrote:

“Space rock”…. uh, … ?





It’s an affectionate term for my moon, where I live.

The full address is listed in the “Location” field on my posts.

… down to the left where I’m pointing.


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It’s a running “joke”


It may be a joke to you, mister, but I take my life very seriously.

Hrrrmph. Humans these days.



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I’m putting together a post with details about the remaining stock. It just takes a while because I have to check a bunch of lights again, move things around to make coherent sets, etc.

About international shipping, it really heavily depends on where it’s going to. And I’m not sure how batteries would work; it may be necessary to ship without any batteries.

I didn’t even know Sofirn made lasers. Silly

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Thank you TK for the wonderful box of goodies that showed up on my door step today! Basically all brand new torches, worth every penny and then some!

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The Waiting…
… Maybe if I order another box the first one will get here sooner…

Cool
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I thought the Pony Express was pulling up this morning, but it was just a deer in the back yard.

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rofl…. Wink

Just thinking of buying another must have worked. Overnight my tracking went from Friday by 8pm to Wednesday (today) by 8pm.

Now to get batteries…

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“Space rock”…. uh, … ?





It’s an affectionate term for my moon, where I live.

The full address is listed in the “Location” field on my posts.

… down to the left where I’m pointing.


Oh, I see. And you just beam down in the transporter to mail those boxes! Cool Easy peasy.
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My box landed. I’m impressed with most of them, but those god awful coronas and blue spill ruins one or two of them. I’m wondering about the C8f though. The tailcap had a spring bypass. Is that stock? Are you sure none of these has the “ tk touch “ on them?

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My box landed. I’m impressed with most of them, but those god awful coronas and blue spill ruins one or two of them. I’m wondering about the C8f though. The tailcap had a spring bypass. Is that stock? Are you sure none of these has the “ tk touch “ on them?
The ‘spring bypasses’ are stock on the C8F & technically TK did “touch” them… I would have to assume.

But she did say none of them had “The TK Touch”. Wink

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aginthelaw wrote:
those god awful coronas

Yeah, that’s an issue with pretty much any XP-G3 / XP-L2 light, and I’ve already sent a few messages about the issue. It’s the reason why BLF lights are still using older emitters, or switching to other LED brands.

aginthelaw wrote:
the C8f though. The tailcap had a spring bypass. Is that stock?

Oddly enough, that’s stock. It was designed that way because of feedback from this forum. Smile

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