Hi Sofirn, is it similar to thorfire s50?

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Hi Sofirn, is it similar to thorfire s50?

Hello, I have seen this model I found similar to a nice price, it seems to be sofirn new brand of nice budget, regards!

https://es.aliexpress.com/store/product/Value-Set-High-Power-LED-Flashlight-Cree-2200-Lumens-5-Modes-Self-defense-Tactical-Flashlight-linternas/2933049_32804167346.html?spm=a219c.12010612.0.0.jj5u06

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I don’t have that model but the Sofirn I have is a very good light and the performance matches the advertised figures.

That looks like a good price to me.

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Received a Sofirn and it feels and looks good!
I saw a ~$22 sofirn version of the TK4A
Very temped for it would be the cheapest light of this size, the others are double in price, so would be a winner for sure if good.

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Here is the charger that I received with my Sofirn SF36…it’s branded Thorfire, while the 18650 battery is wrapped with a Sofirn branded heatshrink

I believe their is only one manufacturer, since the boxes, accessories, drivers are identical and design are really similar.

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Hi, if it seems very similar, sofirn and its batteries have good reviews, good price / quality ratio, it looks like a solid flashlight, thanks for your opinions, regards!
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X3 wrote:
Here is the charger that I received with my Sofirn SF36…it’s branded Thorfire, while the 18650 battery is wrapped with a Sofirn branded heatshrink

I believe their is only one manufacturer, since the boxes, accessories, drivers are identical and design are really similar.

What a shame! It is a long story and so complex!!!
Few hours ago, Wildcat emailed that he found out a thorfire charger are matched in our SP31 parcel. And now another one—-SF36 get a thorfire charger. It is a horrible. But we did made mistake when the charger’s manufacturer sent 2000pcs of 18650 USB charger in April. Today we checked every piece of USB charger left in our warehouse, these are “the rest 976 pic are Thorfire chargers”!
We have contacted Thorfire’s manger Barry about this and both sides will negotiate about the compensation fee. And charger manufacturer also will make compensation to us. And we also like to do refund for our testers or customers if you did not want the charger, so please feel free to contact us.

Honestly speaking, words as gun. But I 1000% sure that “Sofirn is the only brand which belongs to a manufacturer” and have none of relation with Thorfire directly.

1, If thorfire was just a different name of Sofirn, I guess that my boss would be crazily joy. As we all known, it is become harder and harder to establish a new brand. 3 years,5 years,10 years or even longer to make customers know it, right? The info shows that the thorfire is also 4 years old and your guys love it and even order Q8 from thorfire, right? Yes, we wish sofirn were thorfire from this aspect.

2, No manufacturers can manufacture all material by themselves. For example, we purchase aluminum, bases, CREE LEDs, clips, batteries and O-rings, ect. from other manufactures except flashlights. It is industrial chain. For example, we ordered clips from a first-class clip manufacturer who offers clips for Fenix and Nitecore. We order 18650 or nimh batteries from a battery manufacturer who offers batteries for EBL… I made sure that Sofirn order the similar 18650 charger from one manufacturer who always offered good service and products.

3, We would like to offer affordable and quality products for customers like Convoy or even Fenix. Innovation and high quality stands solidly behind Sofirn. Hope all friends can focus on the products and welcome to get your good feedbacks and suggestions to assist us to get better.

Thank you so much and have a good time in Forum.

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There is no shame in being associated with Thorfire Smile
It is clear a lot of the Sofirn and Thorfire flashlights come from the same OEM, again no problem, lots of brands are made in much less factories then there are brands.
Some of the really unique Thorfire lights are also to be found under Sofirns name, and that is really cool.
I also see lights that are not in Thorfires line up but are sold under other names, again fine.
You need to remove the word “Cree” from the title of this and from the specifications list of this and this

If you are going for a Q8 under your name, name it SQ2 (give yourself some room for the Q4 and Q16 (SQ1 and SQ4 respectively Smile ) )

This is your light I find most interesting:
https://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/Powerful-LED-flashlight-Cree-XPL-1100lm-Torcia-High-Powered-Flashlight-Torch-AA-14500-with-Light-Indicator/2933049_32796254593.html
I have the exactly same looking Thorfire TK4A and this is a very nice light, yours is cheaper.

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There are no complaints, their products seem very good and pleasant, continue like this, in the right way, regards!
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coupon 1/10, 2/25
https://ru.aliexpress.com/store/2933049

Tracy Wan—-Sofirn][quote=-X3- wrote:

2, No manufacturers can manufacture all material by themselves. For example, we purchase aluminum, bases, CREE LEDs, clips, batteries and O-rings, ect. from other manufactures except flashlights. It is industrial chain. For example, we ordered clips from a first-class clip manufacturer who offers clips for Fenix and Nitecore. We order 18650 or nimh batteries from a battery manufacturer who offers batteries for EBL… I made sure that Sofirn order the similar 18650 charger from one manufacturer who always offered good service and products.

3, We would like to offer affordable and quality products for customers like Convoy or even Fenix. Innovation and high quality stands solidly behind Sofirn. Hope all friends can focus on the products and welcome to get your good feedbacks and suggestions to assist us to get better.

Thank you so much and have a good time in Forum.

This is absolutely the right approach to business. There is not much left at all. Correct the description for flashlights where this is certainly not true. A flashlight with 13 LEDs of the CREE can not cost so cheaply.
+100500 to The Miller Thumbs Up
You want to get the TRUST of the buyers. And do not get a dispute.
IMHO such flashlights – the lot of cheap fakes on which not to make a Brand for yourself.

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Amazing variety of stuff available from Sofirn official store, and at quite good prices: https://www.aliexpress.com/store/2933049

I requested HKJ review their low-cost AA and AAA NiMH cells
(are they LSD chemistry cells?)

and their very inexpensive 8-cell NiMH charger

(does the charger handle odd numbers of cells, or only charge 2, 4, 6, or 8 in pairs?)
(does the charger shut off when cells are full, or trickle charge (which I recall is bad for LSD cells))

I’d love to have some NiMH chargers that I can leave plugged in until the earthquake happens, so I have a lot of fully charged cells to share out to the neighbors.