BLF Kronos X6/X5 GB - Group Buy now closed.

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Putting my name on the list, is that a commitment to buy??
With this group buy I’m not very sure of which set yet.

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kronological wrote:
Keep in mind that these lights will be Serial Numbered…so… +*the sooner you get you name on the list, the lower the S/N you will receive!*+ krono updated in OP

13 is an unlucky number for some people. If mizjif and djozz would prefer my number, I'd be happy to swap places and take the unlucky 13... Innocent

In my background culture 13 has a rabbinical significance...

Would you be willing to do that for us guys?

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Nice my serial number coincides with my age Silly

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Is an X6R out of the question instead of the X6?This would be the excuse to get one.

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I’m in for one Al NW set

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Can I get it matched to the serial number of my aluminum set?

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I am in for 1 SS/Cu NW. If possible, would like to be #33. Thanks.

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Man I’m drooling over this, especially if they can be mixed SS/Cu as per Dale’s post.

Anybody offer to buy one at full price then sell it to me for $40?

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I'm in for another premium pair please.

But only if this makes me number 31 in the list! Wink

With the additional two (mattlward & abang.tegak) before me it should be...

Hirsh

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Please one set SS/Cu NW. Thanks

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SS/Cu NW one set. Thanks

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ahirshy wrote:

I’m in for another premium pair please.

But only if this makes me number 31 in the list! Wink

With the additional two (mattlward & abang.tegak) before me it should be…

Hirsh

13 is an unlucky number for some people, so I guess 31 should be the opposite? Wink

Nice….

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Please add me to the list.

1)SS/Cu NW

1)Al CW

Thanks
Slow

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I’m in for one AL set in NW (hopefully in an A or D tint…I HATE Green!)

Way Too Much Heat for SS – On the other hand I would like to add my voice to Dale’s here about the possible CU/SS or CU/Al hybrids.

Have to wait and see if this will be done though, so just the AL set for me now.

XP-L “Hi”?… Only if there’s no Green…. Really, really Hate that DD Green:-(

Hey – Thanks Kronos!!!
-Chuck

OH – and Please keep the head of the K6 in the same “proportion” as the X6 – IE… NO Full size X6 head on the smaller body! – Thanks!

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Put me down for 3 sets in WW, all SS/Cu.

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Put me down for a HA3 set also in NW please.
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I’m in for one Al CW set

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And I’m in for one SS/Cu set in WW. Thanks!

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Add 1 more ss/cu set for me and 1 HAIII set

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Kronos,

Looking through the list of names I see people After me listed, but not mine.

I was post #74 – Did you miss me?

Thank you,
-Chuck

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chuckhov wrote:
Kronos,

Looking through the list of names I see people After me listed, but not mine.

I was post #74 – Did you miss me?

Thank you,
-Chuck

You are #24 on the Al list…am I missing something?

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Billy X wrote:
Is an X6R out of the question instead of the X6?This would be the excuse to get one.

Sorry…just the X6.

No one, after lighting a lamp, puts it away in a cellar nor under a basket, but on the lampstand, so that those who enter may see the light.

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chuckhov wrote:
Kronos,

Looking through the list of names I see people After me listed, but not mine.

I was post #74 – Did you miss me?

Thank you,
-Chuck

You are #24 on the Al list…am I missing something?

No, I’m missing something:-(

Very sorry – I am not used to there being two lists.

Sorry to bother!
-Chuck

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UliBär wrote:
Even better would be a HighCRI selection (at least) for the Cu-Edc, something like the Nichia 219C hotrod driven. Wink

This option would only be meaningful if we could get a lens without AR coating.

Also, the Nichia 219 has nowhere near the output of XP-L. It might get 500-600 lumens instead of 1400-1600, so probably not a great option. But I’d still love a non-AR lens for XP-L, to make the neutral white tint look white instead of green.

… any chance we can get plain glass lenses instead of AR-coated? Smile

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ahirshy wrote:
kronological wrote:
Keep in mind that these lights will be Serial Numbered…so… +*the sooner you get you name on the list, the lower the S/N you will receive!*

13 is an unlucky number for some people. If mizjif and djozz would prefer my number, I’d be happy to swap places and take the unlucky 13…

Hah, I was too late; I was hoping I had signed up early enough to get 13. Smile

However, 17’s not bad.

Maybe I should post-snipe so I can get #42, if I’m not already too late. ;P

krono, you opened a whole new can of worms by assigning serial numbers to individual people. I’m glad I don’t have to deal with that logistical nightmare!

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chuckhov wrote:
I’m in for one AL set in NW (hopefully in an A or D tint…I HATE Green!)

XP-L “Hi”?… Only if there’s no Green…. Really, really Hate that DD Green:-(

The B/C tints aren’t really all that green. Usually it’s the AR lens coating which makes the beam look green, and the A/D tints are red enough to partially compensate for the lens tint. If you have green-ish lights you don’t like, try removing the lens to see how it looks, or replace the lens with a plain/bare glass one.

AR coating increases overall output, but it also changes the tint and sends out some frequencies out at a different angle like a prism. The easiest way to check this is by looking for a blue ring around the outer edge of the spill beam, or checking if things reflected in the lens during the day have different colors than usual.

This pic shows the double-sided AR coating on the BLF X6. It’s reflecting white sunlight coming in between window blinds (through a mesh screen), but the reflection looks blue. The AR coating is visible on both sides of the lens:

While the light is on, the edge of the beam looks something like this (but this shot is an EagleTac D25A w/ N219B):

If I take the lens out and put it on a white cloth, it looks green (this lens was from an Olight S10 before they fixed the AR green issue). AR coated on the left, cheap plain glass on the right:

I tried this same thing on the BLF X6 lens, and results were similar but not as severe. So, it has a better tint than the old Olight S10 did, but it still gets a small green shift regardless of what emitter is inside.

BTW, to see the blue reflections, simply view the lens from the correct angle with a light source visible in the reflection. The required angle is the same as the blue halo shown in the second picture.

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Kronos - many many thanks for getting this thing going!

The stainless and copper sets are going to be epic!!! With the utmost respect to the custom light makers...these sets are going to be steal. A single custom non-aluminum host will cost more than one of these sets...and these are two complete working lights. Come to think of it...any custom host can run more than a complete SS/Cu set.

Anyway you slice it these will make great gifts but my fist SS/Cu set is for me! I will probably add more before the list closes. Thank you again!!!

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Krono, on the second list switch me with Pregulla, so I’ll be number 22 on both lists. He is cool with it thank you very much.

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Add me for another AL set, CW please!

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You guys are killin’ me! And so will the other half when she finds out… But put me down for one of each (ss/cu and alu) in NW. Possibly more if payment doesn’t come due at the same time as the other GB’s!

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