Which name for the *BLF Ultimate Lantern*

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How bout just BLF and one of the Lantern sketches. Everyone will still call it the BLF Lantern.

Thats keeping it simple.

I like simple! And I like that lighthouse looking lantern sketch you came up with too!

Its a sketch of the V2 prototype BLF lantern Smile

I know it is, but with the out-stretched beams it kind of resembles a lighthouse to me. Cool looking!

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I like this idea. Assuming they’d mess around with the font.

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Here is a rendering of a logo engraving i thought of recently, what is your thoughts?



This one is really great! Maybe BLF LT instead of SARLantern (nothing against the name in particular, it’s just a little long for my taste).
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Rough idea, based on RobertB’s post, but with “Lantern” added, since most voters seem to want that. What do you think?

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Shouldn’t we first fix the name, then locking how much space is for a logo and the decide the logo?

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nice, but if the logo is placed on the head, i guess it is only around 10 mm high.

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Shouldn’t we first fix the name, then locking how much space is for a logo and the decide the logo?

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nice, but if the logo is placed on the head, i guess it is only around 10 mm high.


Yeah, the word “Lantern” might be too small there, but it can be fixed if it is decided to use this name/logo. I used a perspective tool to make that text, and it stretches the “BLF” and squishes the “Lantern”. The fix is to start with the “BLF” squished and the “Lantern” stretched out, so when the perspective tool is done, it still looks even. Once that is fixed, then making it 10mm high will not be a problem.

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Maybe I’m too late to chime in but I much much prefer BLF Campfire (without the ‘Lantern’) to keep it simple, marketable and easy to understand. BLF Lantern doesn’t roll off the tongue naturally, the two L’s are a bit cumbersome.

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Pezo wrote:
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Here is a rendering of a logo engraving i thought of recently, what is your thoughts?



This one is really great! Maybe BLF LT instead of SARLantern (nothing against the name in particular, it’s just a little long for my taste).

If this ended up being the final name, I’d say put the logo in between SAR and Lantern. That way it would be more centered, and the rays could be equal length.
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Too late for the vote but BLF*L1 is Simple with naming ease for future models
*=logo

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Too late for the vote but BLF*L1 is Simple with naming ease for future models *=logo

I also like BLF L1, with the lantern logo added.

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As suggested by some other members, keeping the name-string short & simple will keep costs down maybe, and going with BLF L1 keeps the name as a model designation & on que with past BLF project names, ( Q8, A6, GT, etc.) also L1 keeps the lantern open for future updated models, ( L2, L3, etc.)
so here is the name with the lantern image logo and beam graphic that many have expressed they like. Even though this name was not added to Angerdan’s poll, it seems to combine the popular voted longer name abbreviation (BLF Lantern) with a model number (1) while keeping the name string simple, short, and aligned to past BLF light projects.

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I like it……. did you consider what it would look like if you centered the Lantern?
BLF*L1 ……. then the ‘rays’ would cover the whole campsite

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I like the name “BLF L8” suggested on the other thread. Short and simple and hints to similarly with BLF Q8.

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I like the name "BLF L8" suggested on the other thread. Short and simple and hints to similarly with BLF Q8.

BLF Late?

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I like the name “BLF L8” suggested on the other thread. Short and simple and hints to similarly with BLF Q8.


BLF Late?


It’s getting late, let’s turn on BLF L8 Smile
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This looks great, my only preference would be to make it LT1, since if it is just L1, it is going to get confusing when we get to the L2 and L6, which everyone knows already as Convoy.

Beam me up!

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This looks great, my only preference would be to make it LT1, since if it is just L1, it is going to get confusing when we get to the L2 and L6, which everyone knows already as Convoy.

That’s a good idea…. BLF * LT1 …. with the Lantern Logo in the center maybe? I think we are getting close!

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Here you go. I like this design, and feel this should be the final Lantern name & logo.

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I like it! Let’s go with it!

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I like it! Let’s go with it!

I think so too. its finalized.

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Great logo, two suggestions though: to my eye, the version with two lightbeams instead of three is less noisy/less crowded. Second, and this is really a matter of taste, I like it better with the lantern off to the side instead of centered.

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DBSAR wrote:
Here you go. I like this design, and feel this should be the final Lantern name & logo. !{height:351px; width:1000px}https://i.imgur.com/Z6YUbKE.jpg !

PERFECT!!

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DBSAR wrote:
Here you go. I like this design, and feel this should be the final Lantern name & logo. !{height:351px; width:1000px}https://i.imgur.com/Z6YUbKE.jpg !
I like that a lot. I like the three beams better than two. If I had to offer any suggestions, it would be to lower the middle beam so it was more even between the other two. That’s just not picking though.
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DBSAR wrote:
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I like it! Let’s go with it!

I think so too. its finalized.

Awesome! Great job Smile

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me likey

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It looks good.

Also nitpicking, but the B looks wider and thicker/bolder than the rest of the letters.

My vote would be for the letters to be wider than tall to be in proportion to the logo more like the profile in post 78 just not as bold. Also agree on the beams being spaced more evenly.

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I like the centered lantern and overall look of the logo. Smile

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add 2 more light beams from the center of the lantern logo. Make it downward fire so it won’t have glare when I admire the lantern logo. LOL.

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