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Here's my new TrustFire X6

 

 

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Somebody’s got addiction issues!

Next on my list too.

Very nice display Smile

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Beautiful..

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Boro wrote:
Somebody’s got addiction issues!

Next on my list too.

Very nice display Smile

Thank you!! And yes I do…. :bigsmile:

 

 

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Nice! Much bigger than the rest of yours. Wink What do you think of it and are you planning on modding it?

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Nice! Much bigger than the rest of yours. Wink What do you think of it and are you planning on modding it?

I really like it, it throws great. I am thinking about having it modded but I will wait awhile.

 

 

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Also, can you give us an indication of how well it throws stock?
Eg 7G5V2w/coll head > x6 > stl v2 > 7G5V2

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Nice! Much bigger than the rest of yours. Wink What do you think of it and are you planning on modding it?

I really like it, it throws great. I am thinking about having it modded but I will wait awhile.

Do you have a lux meter? Mine tops out around 50kcd so I have been having trouble getting a reliable reading. 

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Also, can you give us an indication of how well it throws stock? Eg 7G5V2w/coll head > x6 > stl v2 > 7G5V2

The 7G5V2w/coll head will out throw it…. and the stl-v2 is a tie..

 

 

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Nice! Much bigger than the rest of yours. Wink What do you think of it and are you planning on modding it?

I really like it, it throws great. I am thinking about having it modded but I will wait awhile.

Do you have a lux meter? Mine tops out around 50kcd so I have been having trouble getting a reliable reading. 

I don’t but that sounds about right by the looks of how it throws against the stl-v2

 

 

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And the lumen output I hope is much brighter than the stl-v2 right?

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Mine has been modded with a 9 amp driver and does better than my STL-V2, so I'm sure there is an improvement. I'm just not sure how much. 

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Rikr - Nice purchase. I just recieved my X6 a few days ago. Its a

beast of a torch without powering it up. Its certainly a great thrower

even underdriven and that's in part to the salad bowl like reflector.

Im in no rush to recieve the two drivers that are on the way. A 9amp

from KD and purpose built driver with potentiator rated 10A min

 

The only thing bigger is my TrustFire DF003.

 


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Rikr – Nice purchase. I just recieved my X6 a few days ago. Its a

beast of a torch without powering it up. Its certainly a great thrower

even underdriven and that’s in part to the salad bowl like reflector.

Im in no rush to recieve the two drivers that are on the way. A 9amp

from KD and purpose built driver with potentiator rated 10A min

 

The only thing bigger is my TrustFire DF003.

I just retested the STL-V2 and the X6 and the X6 throws further… I have a tower that’s 600 feet away and the X6 lights it up. It wasn’t dark enough the first time I tested them. I’m very happy now!!

 

 

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600 feet = 200 yards = 182 meters

> Are you sure the STL-V2 can’t light up a tower 200 yards away? Wait for it to get darker still!

EDIT: oh wait, the X6 does throw further. But I’m also interested to see how far it will throw. possibly up to 400 yards?

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Slewflash wrote:
600 feet = 200 yards = 182 meters

> Are you sure the STL-V2 can’t light up a tower 200 yards away? Wait for it to get darker still!

EDIT: oh wait, the X6 does throw further. But I’m also interested to see how far it will throw. possibly up to 400 yards?

It further than that, cause yes the STL-V2 can throw 200yards, so I would guess it’s 350-400 yards away

EDIT: I just google earth it and it is 776 feet = 258 yards

 

 

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Can you take an underexposed picture of both hotspots next to each other on a wall? That’s another way of comparing hotspot intensity

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Awesome collection rikr!  

 

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Awesome collection rikr!  

 


Thank you… Smile

 

 

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Can you take an underexposed picture of both hotspots next to each other on a wall? That’s another way of comparing hotspot intensity

The X6 is on the left in every picture.

Focal=3.1
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It kind of looks brighter, but if you could do it perhaps on a darker surface and putting the lights further back it would help. Thanks

BTW is the spill brighter than the STL-V2 also?

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Slewflash wrote:
It kind of looks brighter, but if you could do it perhaps on a darker surface and putting the lights further back it would help. Thanks

BTW is the spill brighter than the STL-V2 also?

I already put everything up, sorry…..

The lights were 8’-9’ away from the wall.

 

 

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That’s okay then, thanks for the pics. They bettered my understanding of the X6 Smile

When I get mine I’m going to test the crap out of it. Get every single piece of information out of it. Then we can decide if it’s good enough for everyone to get Big Smile

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That’s okay then, thanks for the pics. They bettered my understanding of the X6 Smile

What’s your thoughts of it?

 

 

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Well my thoughts are that it’s big, bright and has adequate fins to cool it at 9 amps.
I’ll test out everything in it’s stock 6.5 amp form while I wait for everything else to arrive, then after I mod it I’ll test it again.

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everyone?

Its terrible light. Its smaller than i had hoped , has a rattle can finish, and the only mode is beacon mode…

lol..X6 is the bomb.

 


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everyone?

Its terrible light. Its smaller than i had hoped , has a rattle can finish, and the only mode is beacon mode…

lol..X6 is the bomb.

What’s a rattle can finish? When you say beacon mode is the only mode, you mean that every few seconds is flashes?
And saying ‘X6 is the bomb’ means that the x6 is good. I am confused as to what you are trying to say.

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Looks great! Can't wait for mine to arrive.

[KD 9A driver is also waiting for it to arrive]

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I have had the X6 for eighteen months now and still love it. It is very bright, throws great and has great flood too. The build quality is outstanding and the metal-work is the best I have seen – even compared with the SureFire UB3T! Saying that would probably be considered sacrilege over on CPF where anything ****Fire other than SureFire seems to be regarded as outright junk. No doubt this USED to be somewhat true and maybe still is in some cases, but not with the X6. The X6 is a great light and it is NOT a copy of some other light.

It would be good to see more TrustFire lights of the X6 quality. I don’t think the X100 is in that league.

It is also worth looking at the reviews of the X6 on DX where there did appear to be some early problems (now long overcome) and the review by FX-32 here. Also, for those who may not know, a spare parts set can be had from Manafont and DX has spare reflectors and switches.

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Can somebody post the link of KD 9A driver?

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