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I also took the clip off, and on, and off, and again i.i.r.c. without visible damage.

Btw, i just took mine apart by unscrewing the bezel, and i find a nice glass lens, an aluminium reflector, a g.t.i.d. O-ring, a (looks like) teflon washer, XP-E on tiny (8mm?) alu MPCB, and a tiny brass pill with a tiny driver.
A spring pushes the pill forward.

Sorry, didn’t take pictures..

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Jerommel wrote:
I also took the clip off, and on, and off, and again i.i.r.c. without visible damage. Btw, i just took mine apart by unscrewing the bezel, and i find a nice glass lens, an aluminium reflector, a g.t.i.d. O-ring, a (looks like) teflon washer, XP-E on tiny (8mm?) alu MPCB, and a tiny brass pill with a tiny driver. A spring pushes the pill forward.

Thanks for confirming my findings. Smile

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Sorry, didn't take pictures..

I did (see post #53)

 

 

Some measurements:
- pill diameter 10.8mm
- star diameter 7.8mm
- driver diameter 10.1mm
- emitter wires: short (almost stripped them by lifting the driver Smile)
- driver cavity depth 4.0mm (3.0 + 1.0mm PCB)
- pill is solid, quite thin though

Some more photos of the pill:

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Ah, missed that..
Thanks for the pics.

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Jerommel wrote:
I also took the clip off, and on, and off, and again i.i.r.c. without visible damage. Btw, i just took mine apart by unscrewing the bezel, and i find a nice glass lens, an aluminium reflector, a g.t.i.d. O-ring, a (looks like) teflon washer, XP-E on tiny (8mm?) alu MPCB, and a tiny brass pill with a tiny driver. A spring pushes the pill forward. Sorry, didn't take pictures..

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7. GITD bezel O-ring?

Clear O-ring. Not GITD.


So, is it GITD or not? Or whatever g.t.i.d. is? Laughing

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Jerommel wrote:
I also took the clip off, and on, and off, and again i.i.r.c. without visible damage. Btw, i just took mine apart by unscrewing the bezel, and i find a nice glass lens, an aluminium reflector, a g.t.i.d. O-ring, a (looks like) teflon washer, XP-E on tiny (8mm?) alu MPCB, and a tiny brass pill with a tiny driver. A spring pushes the pill forward. Sorry, didn’t take pictures..

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7. GITD bezel O-ring?

Clear O-ring. Not GITD.


So, is it GITD or not? Or whatever g.t.i.d. is? Laughing

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Gj wrote:

Jerommel wrote:
I also took the clip off, and on, and off, and again i.i.r.c. without visible damage. Btw, i just took mine apart by unscrewing the bezel, and i find a nice glass lens, an aluminium reflector, a g.t.i.d. O-ring, a (looks like) teflon washer, XP-E on tiny (8mm?) alu MPCB, and a tiny brass pill with a tiny driver. A spring pushes the pill forward. Sorry, didn't take pictures..

_the_ wrote:

7. GITD bezel O-ring?

Clear O-ring. Not GITD.


So, is it GITD or not? Or whatever g.t.i.d. is? Laughing

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=GTID

BOT: Mine doesn't glow at all.

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Thanks again.

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@gearbest

How long is the processing? My order is still pending under processing.

Order No.:W1407102226414145

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Mine does glow, a little.. I have seen better, or maybe too little light hits it, dunno…
I got it from dealsmachine when it was on special offer.
Another CW (i suppose) from DX on the way and two NW of this deal.
(ordered seperately because the coupon only worked for 1 item at a time)

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Ordered 2x NW + 2x CW. 8)

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Just ordered 2 NW.
Thanks =the=!

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Hope these come better packaged than the X3 GB lights

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Livinloud wrote:
Hope these come better packaged than the X3 GB lights

Do tell.

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Hope these come better packaged than the X3 GB lights
Do tell.

Not much to tell that isnt on the other GB thread. Packages shipped with THIN single layer of bubble wrap “tapped” to the host, no padding at all, thin boxes crushing due to no padding, over anodizing threads causing connection issues, connection issues causing HORRIBLE driver whining, loose/bad cut threads, oversized battery tube causing battery rattle, packages NOT shipping even with the 5 day promise, invalid tracking, etc……

Now add to this GB and MY current issues. Purchased last Monday (7/11), shipping notice on Friday (7/14), tracking still not working and when I just checked again I got this message “NOT RECOGNIZED”……..so did I get a BS tracking code just to fake the shipment? Honestly GB could have a 95% success rate with the ‘dreamcharger’ but they arent doing so well with the XintD or this GB, IMO. It could be that only people with issues are speaking up but I havent seen many “success” posts.

Just check the order page on GB and I have various contradicting messages. Tracking bar on the top is at “pending”, order status is listed as “shipped out”, no tracking number on the page and also received a “shipped” email last Friday as stated above. So which one is it? Not hard to have everything coordinate, thing that erks me is that one the SAME PAGE, it shows contradicting info. Its like really? Cant even get the same page to agree with your info????? Just not great IMO. I’m hoping its due to large volume and I do end up getting my package without issues but I’m not holding my breath anymore

Only time will tell but I’d like to know about my tracking and shipment

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Livinloud wrote:
cpfdaniel wrote:
Livinloud wrote:
Hope these come better packaged than the X3 GB lights
Do tell.

Not much to tell that isnt on the other GB thread. Packages shipped with THIN single layer of bubble wrap “tapped” to the host, no padding at all, thin boxes crushing due to no padding, over anodizing threads causing connection issues, connection issues causing HORRIBLE driver whining, loose/bad cut threads, oversized battery tube causing battery rattle, packages NOT shipping even with the 5 day promise, invalid tracking, etc……

Now add to this GB and MY current issues. Purchased last Monday (7/11), shipping notice on Friday (7/14), tracking still not working and when I just checked again I got this message “NOT RECOGNIZED”……..so did I get a BS tracking code just to fake the shipment? Honestly GB could have a 95% success rate with the ‘dreamcharger’ but they arent doing so well with the XintD or this GB, IMO. It could be that only people with issues are speaking up but I havent seen many “success” posts.

Just check the order page on GB and I have various contradicting messages. Tracking bar on the top is at “pending”, order status is listed as “shipped out”, no tracking number on the page and also received a “shipped” email last Friday as stated above. So which one is it? Not hard to have everything coordinate, thing that erks me is that one the SAME PAGE, it shows contradicting info. Its like really? Cant even get the same page to agree with your info????? Just not great IMO. I’m hoping its due to large volume and I do end up getting my package without issues but I’m not holding my breath anymore

Only time will tell but I’d like to know about my tracking and shipment

FYI Gearbest doesn’t give free tracking unless the order is $40, so if you only ordered one X3, you will not get a working tracking number…

BLF

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Livinloud wrote:
cpfdaniel wrote:
Livinloud wrote:
Hope these come better packaged than the X3 GB lights
Do tell.

Not much to tell that isnt on the other GB thread. Packages shipped with THIN single layer of bubble wrap “tapped” to the host, no padding at all, thin boxes crushing due to no padding, over anodizing threads causing connection issues, connection issues causing HORRIBLE driver whining, loose/bad cut threads, oversized battery tube causing battery rattle, packages NOT shipping even with the 5 day promise, invalid tracking, etc……

Now add to this GB and MY current issues. Purchased last Monday (7/11), shipping notice on Friday (7/14), tracking still not working and when I just checked again I got this message “NOT RECOGNIZED”……..so did I get a BS tracking code just to fake the shipment? Honestly GB could have a 95% success rate with the ‘dreamcharger’ but they arent doing so well with the XintD or this GB, IMO. It could be that only people with issues are speaking up but I havent seen many “success” posts.

Just check the order page on GB and I have various contradicting messages. Tracking bar on the top is at “pending”, order status is listed as “shipped out”, no tracking number on the page and also received a “shipped” email last Friday as stated above. So which one is it? Not hard to have everything coordinate, thing that erks me is that one the SAME PAGE, it shows contradicting info. Its like really? Cant even get the same page to agree with your info????? Just not great IMO. I’m hoping its due to large volume and I do end up getting my package without issues but I’m not holding my breath anymore

Only time will tell but I’d like to know about my tracking and shipment

Dear Livinloud, Thanks for your ordering from us. We wish to apologize for any inconvenience.Can you please tell us your order number? We will help you to check clearly and reply to you quickly.Thanks for your support.

Please feel free to contact GearBest Customer Service http://support.gearbest.com/

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jopat wrote:
@gearbest

How long is the processing? My order is still pending under processing.

Order No.:W1407102226414145

Dear jopat, Thanks for your ordering with us. Because of the large orders shipments, we have sent out our first stock. Now we stock up and we will send out the rest of the orders in 2 days. Thank you very much for your kind understanding and support.

Best Regards
Gearbest.com

Please feel free to contact GearBest Customer Service http://support.gearbest.com/

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I got a working tracking number and I ordered only one. That was the deal. Tracking now shows it arrived in my country.

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cpfdaniel wrote:
I got a working tracking number and I ordered only one. That was the deal. Tracking now shows it arrived in my country.
It wasn’t part of the deal. The groupbuy specifically said tracking wasn’t included.

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dangerous wrote:
cpfdaniel wrote:
I got a working tracking number and I ordered only one. That was the deal. Tracking now shows it arrived in my country.
It wasn’t part of the deal. The groupbuy specifically said tracking wasn’t included.

Must have forgotten I paid for tracking then Tired

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CSgearbest wrote:
jopat wrote:
@gearbest

How long is the processing? My order is still pending under processing.

Order No.:W1407102226414145

Dear jopat, Thanks for your ordering with us. Because of the large orders shipments, we have sent out our first stock. Now we stock up and we will send out the rest of the orders in 2 days. Thank you very much for your kind understanding and support.

Best Regards
Gearbest.com


Status now shows shipped. Thank you!
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Might be getting the two GBs confused. Pretty sure tracking was included with the X3 even at thelower price but thats another thread.

If tracking wasnt included with this deal then that doesn’t explain why the heck I got an email from GB INCLUDING a tracking number associated with THIS deal. If anything that just adds to the confusion.

@GearBest, ill PM you my order info after work. Sounds like its just a simple mix up or I am not understanding the location of various info on the email. No real worries, as long as it arrives ill behappy. Not like HK Post tracking works anyways, they are horrible at that stuff.

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The XintD groupbuy specifically said tracking was not included. This groupbuy makes no mention of tracking. I ordered both groupbuys. I didn’t get tracking from either. I’m in the USA. If you are in another country, tracking might be free.

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I also was confused after I got the email, because the reference number begins with HK and I first thought it is a tracking number.

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Please note that your reference number is HK14011636247123. Please keep this number safe and secure in case you need to refer to it later.

You can use this number to check the shipping progress and location of the package on . Please note that there may be an initial delay when the shipping company logs the shipment on their system before the package information appears online.

The package should normally take 12-25 business days for normal country to arrive (approximately). However, please understand this is an estimate. The shipping speed is outside our control and is dependent on the courier company.

But it is only a reference number which is not trackable.
Tracking for a 6$ light is unnecessary.

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I just logged onto GB.  Mine lights have shipped and have tracking numbers.  The numbers aren't working yet. 

EDIT: Fixed typo (bolded).

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ImA4Wheelr wrote:

I just logged onto GB.  Mine lights have shipped and have tracking numbers.  The numbers are working yet. 


Yeah for me too. They changed something in the Matrix Big Smile

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Werner wrote:
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It isn’t a registered mail number.

If anything can go wrong, it will.
Matter will be damaged in direct proportion to its value.

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Why use a reference number in the same format as HKPost tracking? Better yet, why use a reference number? Isnt our order number reference enough??????

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Opened up the two XinTD X3's just now, came today - perfect, outstanding condition - no different than my IOS X3 bought long ago. It has the most stout 18650 converter I ever gotten or saw. yes, the AA carrier is the cheap kind, and weird they soldered a copper-like spring on top of the Qlite driver spring, and I can confirm with certainty they do not have an AR lens. Typical bubble wrap bag in a avg thickness box, but maybe because there were two in one envelope, they survived better - dunno.

I hope these AAA lights are packed and arrive as well as the XinTD's did. Smile

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cpfdaniel wrote:
ImA4Wheelr wrote:

I just logged onto GB.  Mine lights have shipped and have tracking numbers.  The numbers are working yet. 


Yeah for me too. They changed something in the Matrix Big Smile

Hahahahaha :bigsmile: .

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