Rating: sbflashlights.com

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Rating: sbflashlights.com

http://sbflashlights.com

 
Pros:

  • Good site organization. Generally sorted by Manufacturer, but also features Budget, Clearance, Specials sections.
  • Decent selection of flashlights, generally good quality items.
  • Decent accessories selection, including batteries & chargers.
  • Good post-sales customer support.
  • Competitive, if a little high prices.
  • Often carries new or emerging flashlight brands.
  • 30 Day return policy for defects.
  • Fast shipping (3-5 days ConUS).
  • Free shipping on purchases over $50 (ConUS), at cost for Intl.
  • Offers BLF discount: SBBLF for 5% off purchase price.
  • Site is run by BLF user Jake25.
  • Offers customized versions and 'own brand' models.

 
Cons:

  • Limited manufacturer selection - much smaller than many mega-retailers.
  • Limited product shots.
  • Prices slightly higher than most mega-retailiers for comparable items.
Edited by: sb56637 on 10/17/2015 - 15:28
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After talking it over with sb56637, I noticed we didn't have a review posted for Sbflashlights, so based on my experience, I give them a recommend rating. Please feel free to chime in and let me know if I missed anything.

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I purchased a Spark headlamp from sbf and it was shipped quickly. Shipping cost was very reasonable. I would recommend them.

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sbflashlights carries high quality stuff, ships fast, and has competitive prices and reliable service.  I just ordered a charger and got it fast and in perfect shape.  Every order I've done there has been an enjoyable transaction.

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Most of my SF lights and dropins are from Jason......nice guy and customer service is superb.

With Darkness, there will always be Light.

 

 

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youtube videos by him

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+1 for sbflashlights - ordered a few lights in the past and all came on time and packaged appropriately.

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I started this thread and have been surprised there hasn't been more feedback. For ConUS buyers, they seem like an ideal outfit. Glad to see some more positive responses. I have been very happy with my experiences with them.

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Jason is going to be carrying an Nlight soon that has modes we like, he is working on the UI now so hopefully it will be on the site soon.

With Darkness, there will always be Light.

 

 

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kreisler wrote:

youtube videos by him

 

I did a cpf thread on this back in the day. Sbflashlightguy is not the same guy that runs sbflashlight.com

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duro wrote:
I did a cpf thread on this back in the day. Sbflashlightguy is not the same guy that runs sbflashlight.com

Not sure about that dude but Jason (sbflashlights.com) is known here (and other forums) as Jake25

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Purchased a spark headlamp and wp2 charger from Jason. I missed the thanksgiving deal he had going but he worked with me and gave me the same discount. fast email replies.

03/04/16 

 

8 lives left

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duro wrote:
I did a cpf thread on this back in the day. Sbflashlightguy is not the same guy that runs sbflashlight.com

OIC good to know thanks!

didnt know it before Smile

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Just got a couple of Solarforce dropins. Ordered Feb 29th, in mailbox by the 2nd. Sure is refreshing after using the "Air Mail" from Hong Kong. They must be using zeppelins for air mail from China. 

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Welcome to BLF, roadrunner!

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I ordered a Thrunite T30 from this sale http://budgetlightforum.com/node/10343 on May 24th, and it was delivered May 26th...what an incredible light and incredible service.  This thing has the lowest low I've ever seen, you can stare at the emitter.  This is an amazing light for the price of some okay P60 hosts (about $36 shipped US) - get one if you're even thinking about it.  Thanks for the great offer!

Dave

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ordered a Crelant V9CS off sb on Sept 26..got to me in Canada by the 5th..super fast shipping and email response time..was willing to help with a specific request..would shop with sb again in a heartbeat! thanks!

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BetweenRides wrote:

http://sbflashlights.com

 
Pros:

  • Good site organization. Generally sorted by Manufacturer, but also features Budget, Clearance, Specials sections.
  • Decent selection of flashlights, generally good quality items.
  • Decent accessories selection, including batteries & chargers.
  • Good post-sales customer support.
  • Competitive, if a little high prices.
  • Often carries new or emerging flashlight brands.
  • 30 Day return policy for defects.
  • Fast shipping (3-5 days ConUS).
  • Free shipping on purchases over $50 (ConUS), at cost for Intl.

 
Cons:

  • Limited manufacturer selection – much smaller than most mega-retailers.
  • Lists manufacturer’s specs, sometimes inconsistent
  • Limited product shots.
  • Prices slightly higher than most mega-retailiers for comparable items.

Regarding the cons, I doubt there should even be any. SBFlashlights is quickly growing and is bringing in many new models. The price may be slightly higher then some other major retailers but there is a HUGE difference. You get fast shipping with superior client service. Specs are better than other major retailers I’ve seen lately.

SBFlashlights has my vote as one of the top 3 in overall.

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Just ordered the 7G2CS and 7G5CS with collimator head from SB. Order placed around 3:30PM ET and shipped the same day.

Great service. Had it to my door in 2.5 days. Items were well packed and arrived just as expected. I had a question and PM’d Jake25 and he responded in an hour.

Will definitely shop here again. A+

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highly recommended Smile

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Sbflashlights is at the top of my list of U.S. retailers. ALL good experiences.

Thier ain’t no bones in a hot dog. F. York

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Ive ordered from them many times and always get great service, fast shipping and 100 percent satisfied.

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I ordered my xtar charger from him. Only drawback I see is the website doesn’t appear mobile friendly but will definitely b placing more orders from him.

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Top notch seller!

I recommend highly.

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Bought a Spark headlamp and Xtar charger. Very fast shipping, will buy from again Smile

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Highly Recommended !

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Prices are a bit high, but service and support are excellent Smile

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Highly recommended Smile

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Fast, friendly service in delivering my L11C and then following-up with an emailed version of the owner’s manual from SB.

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Same experience here. Very fine dealer.

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Jason from sbflashlights posted company was going out of business recently. I purchased a few older lights and paypal him. No replies or response after payment made. Completely fell off planet. Should I be concerned? I will wait a week then take it further up with paypal disputes.