A video review of the Astrolux SS and the Astrolux SC flashlights, from Banggood.

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A video review of the Astrolux SS and the Astrolux SC flashlights, from Banggood.

A video review of the Astrolux SS and the Astrolux SC flashlights, from Banggood.

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I received two flashlights from Banggood. They are the Astrolux SS and SC flashlights. They are not the BLF special lights, just the plain?? Astrolux brand.

The 2 part review is done. Not much of a review, but it gives the basics.

 

I plan on tearing down these lights and show the results here, as well as beam shots. I do not know if I will mod them or not. They are absolutely beautiful stock and I can't see a reason to mess with them. Instead I just want to go use them.

Hey, there's a first for everything.

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The second half of the review shows some of the tear down. I didn't want to strip them down. They are so nice, I just couldn't do it, LOL.

 

Beam shots in the next post.

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The BLF Modding Links Thread 

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Edited by: Old-Lumens on 05/03/2016 - 23:52
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Beam shots...

Each set has the Stainless first, then the Copper second

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That's all. Two unique lights that are definitely worth having.

Thanks to Banggood for sending the lights.

 

Giveaway? Not a chance!... Well... maybe, I don't know.

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Those are just go enjoy them kind of lights right there… Nice teaser….

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G'Day Justin, smile

 

Superb review by newly renamed Timeless-Lumens aka O-L.  wink

Looking forwards to Part 2.

 

WOW O-L lights are coming. Count me in Please.  smile laughing

 

Thank you Very Much,

George

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Greetings & Salutations Justin, smile

 

Great 2nd Video & beamshots.

I would love to see you improving/modding both. I would learn a great deal. wink

 

Thank you Very Much,

George

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keengeorge wrote:

Greetings & Salutations Justin, smile

 

Great 2nd Video & beamshots.

I would love to see you improving/modding both. I would learn a great deal. wink

 

Thank you Very Much,

George

Thank you. These lights are so nice, I just can't bring myself to work on 'em. I did polish the copper light and the copper head of the stainless light. I used #0000 steel wool with Mother's aluminum mag polish and they look great polished, but that's about all I will do with them.

 

Thanks

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I want one! But

My SS, that I bought on April 10th

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Apr 22, 2016 22:14 Unable to deliver – received by PostNL in damaged condition

I sent email to cservice (on April 25th and May 2nd) and they answered

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Dear xxxxxxxxxxx,

Thanks for your email.

About your order 1xxxxxx8, the ship date is 2016/4/13. Don’t worry about it. Your parcel is on the way to your country and it will be arrived in 7-25 business days but not includes weekend. I hope you will receive you parcel as soon as possible.

You can check the information with the number RS4xxxxxxx0NL by this link:http://www.17track.net/en/track?nums=RS4xxxxxxx0NL&fc=0

Best wishes,

xxxxx

and

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Dear xxxxxxxxxxx,

Thanks for your reply.

For your order 1xxxxxx8,the ship date need 7-25 business days and not included weekend as the Standard Shipping method.
Could you please wait for it with patience? Maybe it has not updated in time.Don’t worry about it,we will be responsbile for your parcel.

Best wishes,

xxxxx

Today

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22-04-2016 22:14 Unable to deliver – received by PostNL in damaged condition

but they are very stubborn

Will I have to wait 4 or 5 months? If it arrives

Is Banggood competing for the prize AVOID?

Sorry for my bad English (gogole transtorla)

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Hopefully something very exciting in the future???
Ooooh!

Thanks for the reviews!

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Nice review! BTW, the reflector on the Cu light is stuck on the O-ring. I had mine but i dropped the bezel and the reflector popped right off. Its not threaded to the bezel but its threaded to the head…

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I’ve been super impressed with my Manker T01. It’s been running on Windyfire IMRs. I’ve really gotten to like the 14500 size lights for their compact size and output. So I ordered 3 of the SCs. Two of them are the higher K tint and one of the lower. Won’t have them for awhile. What tint are these? Really like the review. Great video, always have enjoyed your videos- it’s like having Sam Elliot narrate a flashlight review.

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They look fantastic.

That’s the first thing I do with most product’s I buy if I can, take them to bit’s to see how well they’re made and to just understand how they’ve been designed and constructed.

Yes, I’ll be looking out for th3 O-L light’s! Smile

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Great review, and really nicely designed flashlights. I’ve not done much modifying flashlights other than using drop in LED Cree Bulbs into old Beaten up Surefire or anything else 8 years ago Just to show people how Great LED Bulbs worked. Thanks for the Great Reviews, and when I get Wi-Fi back at the House I’ll be watching all the Video’s about upgrading LED Flashlights that I can..

Thanks for sharing your knowledge with us All, or this Newbie anyway…

Eric

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Is it possible to use the astrolux S2 with a normal protected 18650 like a green eagtac?
I want to use this light as a everyday light around the house with muggle mode turned on. Is the muggle mode permanent? Will the eagtac fit and can i still turn on moonlight mode in combination with muggle mode?

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I have received the SS.Money well spent.After I admired it for a while,I put in it a 30Q,and measured it with my luxmeter.
I measured 1190lux at 7.35m,with the battery at 4.05V,which is veery good for this light.When put in the algorithm,I saw almost 65,000Cd.
Happy. Cool

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Sorry for necroposting but why is the tailcap not lighted uniformly?
Seems they changed the tailcap from 2 leds to just 1

https://www.banggood.com/Astrolux-SCSS-BLF-X5×6-Flashlight-Lighting-Switch-For-DIY-p-1102279.html?rmmds=search

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rayman007 wrote:
why is the tailcap not lighted uniformly?
Seems they changed the tailcap from 2 leds to just 1

https://www.banggood.com/Astrolux-SCSS-BLF-X5×6-Flashlight-Lighting-Switch-For-DIY-p-1102279.html?rmmds=search

Yes, this is true. Those lights from the group buy shipped with just a single LED on the tail board. Its not hard to add a second though, if you wanted to “fix” yours. Later production of these lights may have two already though, I’m not sure.

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good review, that ss stainless steel is so damn cool and heavy looking, just a tad expensive for me right now to buy.. it looks like awesome with the lighted tailcap.

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