*BLF LT1 Lantern Project) (updated Nov,17,2020)

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Sorry. It was a typo. Cl30R is what I meant.

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saypat wrote:
First go to the spreadsheet link and verify your BLF name, and then send yourself a PM. I think sending everyone a practice PM, may cause a lot of confusion IMHO.



when I click on spreadsheet link I get “Page Not Found”.[/quote]

I didn’t post that link but this is the correct link to the Interest list by name file and this is the link to the Interest list by entry number file.

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Kevin Z wrote:
I Just joined to get one of these if it’s not to late , I would like 3 if that’s ok.

It’s not too late and I added you for 3. You’ll see this reflected in next Sunday’s updates to post #1 and the linked files.
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Can it hurt to go +2 and hit an even 10?
I’m going to assume the window to redeem these group buy codes will span at least 2-3 paychecks….
(yes, that means go +2 and hit an even 10)

DIY LT1 battery wrap image. "PDF on Google Drive":https://drive.google.com/open?id=1IHIEOi1NXu868IYNCzIM7D2Ulpxchmww

Fresh Sanyo NCR18650GAs already wrapped "for sale HERE":http://budgetlightforum.com/node/69120 if you like.

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sueli428 wrote:
What is the story with the “Batch 2” (with firmware corrections)?
What was corrected or changed and how does a person know which one to get or which one they will be getting?

Also I can’t use aliexpress. It doesn’t work on my computer. Where else can I buy one?

The firmware updates are relatively minor and I bet that for most people they would never know the difference. I bet that most people will just set the tint to what they like and then ramp/step to the level of brightest that they need at that moment in time.

There will also be other options besides AlieExpress so I wouldn’t worry about that.

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amishbill wrote:
Can it hurt to go +2 and hit an even 10?
I’m going to assume the window to redeem these group buy codes will span at least 2-3 paychecks….
(yes, that means go +2 and hit an even 10)

It can’t hurt to go even more than 2! Plus……10 puts you into a tie for the most LT’s with 2 others. Sure you don’t want to order another 5 or so Crazy
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51 additions today and the day still has 6 hours to run. Up to 2,620 at the moment Cash

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Interested in 1. This IS open to new members, correct? I browse here and on r/flashlight, but just joined. Thanks!

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Please up my quantity to 2.

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SIGShooter wrote:
….It can’t hurt to go even more than 2! Plus……10 puts you into a tie for the most LT’s with 2 others. Sure you don’t want to order another 5 or so Crazy

Good Sir,

I humbly implore you to have a modicum of mercy upon me, for I have just ordered another 100 batteries to wrap and have no more nickels to rub for warmth. Hat

DIY LT1 battery wrap image. "PDF on Google Drive":https://drive.google.com/open?id=1IHIEOi1NXu868IYNCzIM7D2Ulpxchmww

Fresh Sanyo NCR18650GAs already wrapped "for sale HERE":http://budgetlightforum.com/node/69120 if you like.

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if its not too late, i would like to add two more to my order for a total of 3. entry #2295

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Please add me for 4 more (total of 10). Currently at 1357, 1358, 1637, 1638, 2342, 2343

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amishbill wrote:
SIGShooter wrote:
….It can’t hurt to go even more than 2! Plus……10 puts you into a tie for the most LT’s with 2 others. Sure you don’t want to order another 5 or so Crazy

Good Sir,

I humbly implore you to have a modicum of mercy upon me, for I have just ordered another 100 batteries to wrap and have no more nickels to rub for warmth. Hat

I’m just trying to save you from a life-time of regrets when you’re constantly thinking about…..what might have been!
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belgarath wrote:
Please add me for 4 more (total of 10). Currently at 1357, 1358, 1637, 1638, 2342, 2343
Congrats! You’re now tied for the lead in number of lanterns desired Smile
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Williamskw86 wrote:
Interested in 1. This IS open to new members, correct? I browse here and on r/flashlight, but just joined. Thanks!
It’s open to one and all as long as they have an active BLF account Smile
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can you use flat top or button top? or just button top cells?

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For anyone asking or thinking if it’s too late add 1 or more lanterns…the answer is no. We’ll continue to add to the interest list until Sofirn says no more and they haven’t given any indication of doing that.

Everyone who is in my database will receive a PM as long as their user name is correct in one of the files linked to in post #1.

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I’d also like to get a second lantern, for a total of 2. Thanks.

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liquidrazer wrote:
can you use flat top or button top? or just button top cells?

With one very specific exception, button top only.

DIY LT1 battery wrap image. "PDF on Google Drive":https://drive.google.com/open?id=1IHIEOi1NXu868IYNCzIM7D2Ulpxchmww

Fresh Sanyo NCR18650GAs already wrapped "for sale HERE":http://budgetlightforum.com/node/69120 if you like.

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1 for me

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SIGShooter wrote:
amishbill wrote:
SIGShooter wrote:
….It can’t hurt to go even more than 2! Plus……10 puts you into a tie for the most LT’s with 2 others. Sure you don’t want to order another 5 or so Crazy

Good Sir,

I humbly implore you to have a modicum of mercy upon me, for I have just ordered another 100 batteries to wrap and have no more nickels to rub for warmth. Hat

I’m just trying to save you from a life-time of regrets when you’re constantly thinking about…..what might have been!

Good Sir,

How Dare You lump me with the common rabble. Were my resources not stretched as thin as an Alms House orphan, I’d give your list a well and thorough seeing-to!

Beer

DIY LT1 battery wrap image. "PDF on Google Drive":https://drive.google.com/open?id=1IHIEOi1NXu868IYNCzIM7D2Ulpxchmww

Fresh Sanyo NCR18650GAs already wrapped "for sale HERE":http://budgetlightforum.com/node/69120 if you like.

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Please put me down for one more, for a total of two. Thanks

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Hey SIGShooter, would you put me on the list for 2 more please? Total of 4…Thanks

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I am down for one with batteries.

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2 more for me plese, making 3 total. Number 1646 on the master list

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This thread is very long and there’s a temptation to NOT read Post #1 before asking answered questions or posting inaccurate information, so enjoy Beer :

===================== Answers =================

2019-10-09 02:09 UTC

THANK YOU for your interest in the LT1. See first post for major updates from DBSAR.

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1. Group Buy is OPEN as of the timestamp of this post so no need to ask. Closure will be announced in thread title and post #1 along with other major updates from LT1 creator DBSAR.

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2. Light without batteries is announced at $49.99 USD. Light with 4 Sofirn 3000mAh 18650’s is $62.99 USD. Ignore prices on any existing item pages.

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3. This is an INTEREST LIST only and you are not committed to buying ANY lights by being on the Group Buy list. You simply MUST be on the list to be offered one or more Group Buy offer codes and instructions for purchase.

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4. When the sale goes live, those on the Group Buy list will eventually receive a Private Message with the link and details that they need to place their order(s). The codes are likely to to be unique for each lantern, so get on the Group Buy list for as many as you MIGHT want.

1 request = 1 entry on GB list = 1 LT1 offer code
7 requests = 7 entries on GB list = 7 LT1 offer codes

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5. GET ADDED to Group Buy list with simple post saying “1 for me” or something similarly obvious. If you want 3 lights, ask for 3 to get added to the list three times. If you’ve made prior requests, then please include how many TOTAL lights you want. This avoids confusion as people are asking for more lanterns and then finding out that they’ve already requested all that they want.

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6. DO NOT tells us whether you want the light with batteries or in particular colors. All available options for this Group Buy will be selectable when purchasing.

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7. SIGShooter is managing a list with thousands of entries and posts updates every Sunday evening, so new requests WILL NOT appear on the list until then. If you posted and don’t see an immediate response, DON’T WORRY, as SIG is doing a superb job. If you don’t see your name on Sunday evening’s updated list in post #1 or the spreadsheet, then feel free to make another post requesting X lights.

To determine if you are on the list for the correct number of LT1’s, go to Post #1 or Spreadsheet and search for your username.

Please use the search feature in your browser or in the spreadsheet app to find/highlight your username.

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8. When updated list does come out, check for your username and DOUBLE-CHECK that:

  • Your username is spelled correctly in the list.
  • PMs (Private Messages) are enabled in your BLF account settings. Send yourself a test PM to make sure.

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9. LT1 accepts FOUR 18650 li-ion button-top cells, though it can operate on ONE, TWO, or THREE cells at a reduced runtime.

  • Protected cells will work, but are NOT necessary.
  • Flat-top cells MAY work if the positive terminal STICKS OUT above the wrapper.
  • High-current cells are NOT necessary for this light, so high capacity cells are preferrable to allow the longest runtimes.

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Please let me know if I have made mistakes in this post. I plan to update this post somewhat regularly as needed. This thread is growing very rapidly and will ultimately explode, so forgive me when I miss a few hundred pages. If you hate me for doing this, then please politely ask me to stop.


Thanks for putting everything down so concisely!
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SIGShooter wrote:
seven7seven wrote:
So excited for these lanterns – awesome work!!

1) If purchased with the Sofirn cells – will it be able to be shipped overseas fine (I know there are issues shipping lithium batteries)?

2) Are the Sofirn cells best suited for muggles (myself included…!) or are there other cells I should buy – if so which exact ones should I buy, please? ‘

I am here in the US this week so if Sofirn’s aren’t going to work out then I need to buy others here now.

Thank you!!

The Sofirn cells that you can optionally buy with the lantern seem like a good deal to me. Since they’re button tops they should work just fine.

Thanks. Do you think protected cells would be a better idea for muggles, though?

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Hi!
Id like to add 1 more to my request, for a total of 2 lanterns. Thanks!

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Put me down for 1 more, please. (Total of 2)

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seven7seven wrote:
Thanks. Do you think protected cells would be a better idea for muggles, though?

As long as a cell is not inserted backwards, unprotected seem to be favored. Since it can be charged without removing the batteries, a trustworthy muggle can be told to never open it up. For a oppositional muggle, protected might be called for. But this is just one opinion.

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