Another Convoy S2+?

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Another Convoy S2+?

So I’m thinking about ordering one more final Convoy S2+. Currently have one in Sand XPL-HI with 8×7135 as well as one in Grey SST20 with 8×7135. Love the ano on the sand light and love the light on the SST20. Thinking about doing a lower output “all purpose” S2+ in a brighter ano like red or orange (easier to find). I plan to go with the SST20 again along with OP reflect. With the Biscotti setup, I’m am trying to decide how many chips to go with. Of course, brighter is better on max but I have found that the moonlight (0.1 * 2800ma = 280ma) is just way brighter than I need on low.

How badly will I kill max output of the SST20 running 4× 7135 (0.1 * 1400ma)? Will going from 280ma to 140ma make a significant difference in moonlight? I’d like something that would not kill night adapted vision, wont wake tent mates and would maximize utility if I ran off 1xCR123 in an emergency (already tested the 8×7135 which WILL function off a single primary though I don’t know for how long).

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I’d go with the 4×7135 SST-20 2700k Convoy S2+.

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My favorite Convoy S2+ is a custom triple, but once I got my FW3A, I quit using the S2+ triple.

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FYI, Best way to get a super low moon is to change out the driver. Moonlight special or H17Fx have amazingly low moon modes.

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I’d like powder coated GITD please

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raccoon city wrote:

My favorite Convoy S2+ is a custom triple, but once I got my FW3A, I quit using the S2+ triple.

Oh I didn’t know you were from palm desert, I used to live in Fontana. Now VA

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trailhunter wrote:

Oh I didn't know you were from palm desert, I used to live in Fontana. Now VA

Yep, and I go to Loma Linda University for my dental work.

Plus, we love to eat at Golden Corral in San Bernadino, not far from Fontana.  :BEER:

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raccoon city wrote:

trailhunter wrote:

Oh I didn’t know you were from palm desert, I used to live in Fontana. Now VA


Yep, and I go to Loma Linda University for my dental work.


Plus, we love to eat at Golden Corral in San Bernadino, not far from Fontana.  alt=:" />

Ah ya the one that just opened a couple years ago off the 10? We have one out here, place is always packed:)

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e1000 wrote:
FYI, Best way to get a super low moon is to change out the driver. Moonlight special or H17Fx have amazingly low moon modes.

If I switch the driver I’d want something which could accept 1xCR123, 2xCR123 or 1×18650. Do any of those offer that?

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buck91 wrote:
e1000 wrote:
FYI, Best way to get a super low moon is to change out the driver. Moonlight special or H17Fx have amazingly low moon modes.

If I switch the driver I’d want something which could accept 1xCR123, 2xCR123 or 1×18650. Do any of those offer that?

1xCR123 and 1×18650 would work fine. 2xCR123 I would say is in-advisable. It may work for a bit, but I believe putting 6v through a single 7135 makes them fail quickly, which is what you’d be doing in moonlight or other low modes. Just my opinion.