Group Buy for the GearBest Ultrafire F13 - Closed?

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ohaya wrote:
I just got the F13 I ordered on 5/9, acceptance 5/15, so about 14 days elapsed days.

I like the light, but a couple of issues I had:

- On the F13, the bezel ring was loose… like almost coming off. I guess that most here would consider a loose bezel ring as a good thing though :)…

- I also ordered an S55, which came in the same package…. Guess what? The bezel ring was completely off, and the lens and O-ring had fallen out also. Luckily, I found them on the counter where I had opened the package.

So, overall, the lights were ok, but I don’t understand why they were kind of falling apart.

Hello ohaya,

Very sorry about this, can you just send an email to our support center? They will keep track of your problem, thanks.

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ohaya wrote:
I just got the F13 I ordered on 5/9, acceptance 5/15, so about 14 days elapsed days.

I like the light, but a couple of issues I had:

- On the F13, the bezel ring was loose… like almost coming off. I guess that most here would consider a loose bezel ring as a good thing though :)…

- I also ordered an S55, which came in the same package…. Guess what? The bezel ring was completely off, and the lens and O-ring had fallen out also. Luckily, I found them on the counter where I had opened the package.

So, overall, the lights were ok, but I don’t understand why they were kind of falling apart.

Hello ohaya,

Very sorry about this, can you just send an email to our support center? They will keep track of your problem, thanks.

Hi,

I appreciate the offer, but as I described, I was able to re-assemble bot the F13 and the S55 lights, so I’m ok.

Also, as described, time-in-transit was pretty good from you all to the U.S., although I think that the number of days to actually ship (5/9 to 5/15) could have been better. I can’t complain about that though, as I have another 2 orders from other vendors that were made BEFORE my GB order, that still haven’t arrived :)!

Thanks,
Jim

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Dear BLF members,

We have our CS here to offer special support to all BLF users, if you have any questions for orders, tracking numbers and shipping, please kindly pm this account: CSgearbest. This account is GB customer service for BLF members and all others tooWe take your satisfaction seriously.
We provide a professional, dedicated service for every single customer regardless of order size.

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I ordered with tracking number, But Gearbest didn’t send it with it.

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I hope I will get it soon Sad

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How many people have gotten there’s, this is one of the slowest orders to date for me, still not come

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gouldy wrote:
How many people have gotten there's, this is one of the slowest orders to date for me, still not come

You must have some pretty quick delivery luck. I would not be surprised if mine were another four weeks if they have been shipped. Maybe I'll move in next door to you. Smile

 

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I still didn’t get mine .. can’t track them either Flat Stare
This is probably the last I’m going to order from them.. Ebay is much faster Silly

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Have not received mine either. Not sure when to expect them though

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I ordered mine on 5/9.

Acceptance on 5/15 (so it took them 5 or 6 calendar days to ship)

Delivered 5/23 (east coast USA)

My order only had this light and an S55 in it.

I think that Gearbest opened up a customer support thread here on BLF. Have you posted there, or PM’ed them?

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ordered first day of promotion and have not seen the lights yet

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captq wrote:
ordered first day of promotion and have not seen the lights yet

Hi,

Maybe post on their CS thread:

http://budgetlightforum.com/node/31749

or, PM them?

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I ordered mine on 5/16, it hasn’t arrived.
An earlier order placed 4/20 arrived yesterday.
So I figure maybe three more weeks.

Tracking says: SGNRPX update on: 05/19/2014 15:50:16 PM PST
Delivery estimate: . Exact time depends on courier.

Tracking detail says “Not found” and when I refresh the page, it says
i 8 Message Query Error Invalid query .7 GInfo 8.0 ÿ

What, me worry?

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I have received two about a week ago. I put kong 26650’s in both. A little less than stellar. I have not spent any time with them at all. Hope there’s a good easy mod. (edit) I bought the tracking number.

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Due to the Chinese Dragon boat festival, our CS and shipping department will be closed from June 1st to Jun 3th (inclusive). And the post offices will not be shipping packages during these time too.

During the festival period, you will still able to place orders on our website. We will have operators and staff on duty for every department, and Live Chat will still be available during 6:00am to 9:30 pm (China Time GMT +8 Hours).

Please note that your tickets, emails and orders will experience a slight delay as courier companies will also be affected by the public holiday. Processing time and the delivery time for exports will also be disrupted.

Normal service will resume on June 4th, 2014.We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause and ask for your kind understanding and patience.

Thank you for your kind support.

Gearbest.com

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I’ll file a claim with Paypal and then just forget it.

I lived and worked in Asia long enough to know better.

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I received my two lights yesterday. I’m unsure, but my local post office may have had them for quite some time. It was either the GB order or an IOS order they held unnecessarily, I forgot which Sad

Anyway, mine had XM-L and the normal lackluster driver / wiring. The shelf is shallower than an MCPCB. I got confused and thought these needed 20mm drivers, but they actually use 22mm drivers. The driver is retained with a threaded aluminum ring.

All in all I got what I expected and am happy.

Still fine, still on a break. One day I’ll catch up with you folks! previous wight catchup Wink
list of my drivers & variants (A17DD, FET+1 stuff, WIP stuff, etc)

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Ordered last May 10.
No info where my order is till now…

Low mode and long runtime lover…

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Ordered 16.05, not a sign of it yet. The progress bar is stuck at pending though.

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ive ordered 4 things from fasttech since i placed the gearbest order, batteries as well, and all 4 have come, the battery order was over a week later than the gearbest order as well, as i said earlier in the thread, its been one of the slowest orders for me, if it doesn’t come in the next 5 business days i wont use them again, why wait twice as long as fasttech and banggood
i know some people this is a usual time to wait but all my stuff comes within 14 days of pressing the order button

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gouldy wrote:
ive ordered 4 things from fasttech since i placed the gearbest order, batteries as well, and all 4 have come, the battery order was over a week later than the gearbest order as well, as i said earlier in the thread, its been one of the slowest orders for me, if it doesn’t come in the next 5 business days i wont use them again, why wait twice as long as fasttech and banggood
i know some people this is a usual time to wait but all my stuff comes within 14 days of pressing the order button

I’m in the UK too and can’t say I always get stuff sooner. That said, I too ordered batteries from FastTech and a drop in from DX after ordering from Gearbest (5/9), of which both of the other orders have been delivered, but no sign off the group buy item.

Not overly fussed, will give it the rest of this week and then raise a PayPal dispute.

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So, what part of this light is actually going to be worth keeping, and what parts will need to be replaced?
If I’ve got to order mod bits from, well, anywhere else, I might as well get started on that part.
Then they’ll be here when the flashlight eventually arrives.

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How far do you want to go?
20mm direct-copper MCPCB
XM-L2
22mm driver
Thick wires
Thermal interface material (grease / glue / epoxy)
Optional added mass behind the ledge

I need to drop Mattaus a line about 22mm 7135 PCBs. His 20mm is nice, a tweaked version of that should do well here.

Still fine, still on a break. One day I’ll catch up with you folks! previous wight catchup Wink
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ordered 2 thanks

BLF Community Battery Pull Thread http://budgetlightforum.com/node/32720

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strongest2004 wrote:
Ordered last May 10. No info where my order is till now…

Hello strongest2004,

Sorry for this problem, could you please pm me your order number, I will keep track of it, thanks.

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cpfdaniel wrote:
Ordered 16.05, not a sign of it yet. The progress bar is stuck at pending though.

Hello cpfdaniel,

Very sorry for what happened to your order, would you like to pm me with your order number? Thanks.

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gouldy wrote:
ive ordered 4 things from fasttech since i placed the gearbest order, batteries as well, and all 4 have come, the battery order was over a week later than the gearbest order as well, as i said earlier in the thread, its been one of the slowest orders for me, if it doesn’t come in the next 5 business days i wont use them again, why wait twice as long as fasttech and banggood i know some people this is a usual time to wait but all my stuff comes within 14 days of pressing the order button

Sorry for this happening, could you pm me your order number? I will look into this right away, thanks.
But I think I should tell you the truth, once the package shipped out, we(vendors) can’t control the shipping time, it’s the
logistics who helm the shipping boat. What we can do is to use a better and faster shipping boat to serve our customers. Would you mind my asking which post fasttech and banggood shipped for your packages? We will try our best to add the faster post on our shipping list.Thanks.

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Chicken Drumstick wrote:
gouldy wrote:
ive ordered 4 things from fasttech since i placed the gearbest order, batteries as well, and all 4 have come, the battery order was over a week later than the gearbest order as well, as i said earlier in the thread, its been one of the slowest orders for me, if it doesn’t come in the next 5 business days i wont use them again, why wait twice as long as fasttech and banggood
i know some people this is a usual time to wait but all my stuff comes within 14 days of pressing the order button

I’m in the UK too and can’t say I always get stuff sooner. That said, I too ordered batteries from FastTech and a drop in from DX after ordering from Gearbest (5/9), of which both of the other orders have been delivered, but no sign off the group buy item.

Not overly fussed, will give it the rest of this week and then raise a PayPal dispute.

I’m really sorry for this problem, could you please let me know which post DX shipped your package? I don’t want to offend you, I just want to know a faster post way that can serve better to our customers, but if you think this is not ok for you, please forgive my unintentionally offending. Thanks.

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gearbest wrote:
strongest2004 wrote:
Ordered last May 10. No info where my order is till now…

Hello strongest2004,

Sorry for this problem, could you please pm me your order number, I will keep track of it, thanks.

It’s WW1405090932288077.
Kindly advise once you tracked it’s current location.

Thanks

Low mode and long runtime lover…

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Got mine in today

Interesting…runs great with a 18650 in the adapter

Not really digging the next mode memory…bleh

Modding time…well once I get thru with the rest of my other flashlights and testing the 15mm SK68 drivers and whatnot

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I haven’t received mine yet. I have a noctigon star with a XML2 and a Driver that I purchased from IOS for a P20…will it fit?

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