Review: Trustfire Mini-01

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Alright guys since you guys asked for it. Update on the group buy situation!!!

i’ve talked to the supplier on ali express and strike a deal!!!’

*if you buy 2 pieces it’ll be 26$
Coupon code: 15noorder20120614 – coupon $5 for orders larger than $25 can be used on Aliexpress.com but only once per account.
If you found some other good deal post here or create new topic.

TOTAL = 21 $ for 2 did i get everyone a good deal as promised ? just sign up new account :)* Party

vu Tran(2012-7-14 10:7:14)
even 12 i think u’ll get alot of buyers from the forum
Mandy Li(2012-07-13 17:38:20)
freee shpping for 10usd ?
Mandy Li(2012-07-13 17:38:25)

vu Tran(2012-7-14 10:10:22)
lol dunno whats best deal u can do ? min order 2 for 25$ alli express -5$ discount = 20$ Smile everyone happy!
vu Tran(2012-7-14 10:11:7)
even if u sell 2 for 30$ u’ll get buyers i reckon Smile lol
vu Tran(2012-7-14 10:11:41)
try it with 100 units if it sells fast u’ll be suprise mayb you’ll sell thousands
Mandy Li(2012-07-13 17:41:50)
1 minite let me see the bottom pric for you
Mandy Li(2012-07-13 17:41:58)
ok?
Mandy Li(2012-07-13 17:42:01)
ask boss
vu Tran(2012-7-14 10:12:8)
sure
vu Tran(2012-7-14 10:12:42)
you guys shoudl support the forum i think alot of business through there yes! Smile
Mandy Li(2012-07-13 17:49:54)
for 100unies
Mandy Li(2012-07-13 17:50:01)
13USD /pc
Mandy Li(2012-07-13 17:50:09)
Including shipoping
Mandy Li(2012-07-13 17:50:12)
is our bottom price
Mandy Li(2012-07-13 17:56:24)
u there?
vu Tran(2012-7-14 10:30:4)
yes
vu Tran(2012-7-14 10:30:19)
when can you get it in stock by ? i’ll let everyone know
Mandy Li(2012-07-13 18:01:25)
in stock now
Mandy Li(2012-07-13 18:01:29)

vu Tran(2012-7-14 10:32:1)
thanks can u add item to your website i’ll get people to start buying Smile thehe
Mandy Li(2012-07-13 18:02:10)
ok

weird i just get addicted to flashlight like in a blink of an eye.

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So the price is 13 USD including shipping? How do I get it? 

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just wait they’ll update their price accordingly.

weird i just get addicted to flashlight like in a blink of an eye.

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Nice work, Attitude! Give us a link to it when it’s ready for us, please? Thanks! Smile

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MattSPL wrote:

Good stuff Smile
What charger are you using?
I’m using an Xtar mp2 on the 3v setting. Seems to be a nice charger.
I had an Ultrafire WF138A, but it was faulty.

Cheers
Matt

Hey buddy,

Yeah looks like I might need a charger aswell.. right now I use mostly 18650 batteries that I use in that cheap ‘mobile power box’ with the mini-usb slot to charge from mains. I also have the ML-102 from intl-outdoor which is nice but I think I forgot to buy the aluminium spacers for it to charge 14500 (for my sipik sk68 clone), 16340, etc. Will see if Hank can’t throw those in my next order.

Your charger looks good based on reviews. Might look into that.

Take care,

Alex

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alex21 wrote:
MattSPL wrote:

Good stuff Smile
What charger are you using?
I’m using an Xtar mp2 on the 3v setting. Seems to be a nice charger.
I had an Ultrafire WF138A, but it was faulty.

Cheers
Matt

Hey buddy,

Yeah looks like I might need a charger aswell.. right now I use mostly 18650 batteries that I use in that cheap ‘mobile power box’ with the mini-usb slot to charge from mains. I also have the ML-102 from intl-outdoor which is nice but I think I forgot to buy the aluminium spacers for it to charge 14500 (for my sipik sk68 clone), 16340, etc. Will see if Hank can’t throw those in my next order.

Your charger looks good based on reviews. Might look into that.

Take care,

Alex

That ML-102 looks good. I hadn’t seen those before. I have an Xtar mp1 for my 18650’s but it only charges at 500mA. Your ML-102 will charge at 1000mA from the mains. I could do with that for faster charging.

Cheers
Matt

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I’m in for 2, please up date the final tag
I live in Vietnam, right next to China so consider shipping will be the same to Us right?

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That ML-102 looks good. I hadn’t seen those before.
click me

Thanks for that. Looks very good, and i like the voltage display mod too.

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Matt

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My Yezl 16340’s arrived today to try in the Mini-01 Smile
They are protected cells with 3.2A max discharge. They are 3-4mm longer than the LifeP04’s, so a tighter fit in the Mini-01, making operating it a little stiffer due to the pressure from the spring. A mod to the spring might help ease of use.
The result is seriously impressive. This little light is SO BRIGHT now, and becomes a hand warmer very quickly.
I don’t have any measuring equipment, but it seems as bright as a 600 lumen light i have :bigsmile:

Has anybody tried an IMR 16340 in this light yet?

Cheers
Matt

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im in for two as well. so what type of battery is everybody using ? i only have a pair of eXtremeBeam 16340 1000 mah 3.7v.

will these work fine or are these low quality cells?

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attitude wrote:
Alright guys since you guys asked for it. Update on the group buy situation!!!

i’ve talked to the supplier on ali express and strike a deal!!!’

*if you buy 2 pieces it’ll be 26$
Coupon code: 15noorder20120614 – coupon $5 for orders larger than $25 can be used on Aliexpress.com but only once per account.
If you found some other good deal post here or create new topic.

TOTAL = 21 $ for 2 did i get everyone a good deal as promised ? just sign up new account :)* Party

Post back with a link when you get it. Cheapest I see is still 16.22 ea.

Thanks for the legwork on this!

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Thanks a lot for joining, tungsten2k.  Welcome to the show!

Best0270

tungsten2k

I used to live in San Jose.  If you don't mind me asking, which part of the San Francisco Bay Area are you from?

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Thanks a lot for joining, tungsten2k.  Welcome to the show!

I used to live in San Jose.  If you don’t mind me asking, which part of the San Francisco Bay Area are you from

Thanks- I live at the top of Mt. San Bruno above the Cow Palace in Daly City. I’ve lived all around the bay, including several addresses in San Jose… weather is nice down there, but night life leaves much to be desired.

One nice thing about San Jose is that all outdoor lighting in the Eastern area is required to use Low Pressure Sodium lighting in order to limit light pollution from affecting the Hamilton Observatory; that means that your high-power lights (and lasers) will show up even brighter Wink

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update apologies she said the boss said they wont make any more for 13$ now… Crying

how ever i did found this deal if u live in same states as someone mayb can do group buy even cheaper!!

http://www.aliexpress.com/product-fm/565947642-Mail-Free-10Pcs-MINI-01-Flashlight-CREE-T6-3-Mode-LED-Flashlight-300-LM-Mini-Camping-wholesalers.html

weird i just get addicted to flashlight like in a blink of an eye.

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would someone like to show some beam shots of their tiny monster. maybe do some side by sides…

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Here’s a beamshot of my Mini-01 running on a 3.2v LifeP04. Ill try a beamshot using a 3.7v 16340 later and see if the difference comes through in the photo’s.

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Nice one, Matt! Steve

Cheapest is $16.22? I think easylightbuy has it for $15.05 with free shipping anywhere.

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alex21 wrote:
Nice one, Matt! Steve

Cheapest is $16.22? I think easylightbuy has it for $15.05 with free shipping anywhere.


I confirm the 15.05 + free shipping at easylightbuy.com.
Should somebody contact them and ask for an offer?

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Just ordered one from easylightbuy too. Looking forward to seeing it in a month or so Smile
Last order took 11 days with CN post, previous order placed May 20 arrived 9days later. That one used HK post. Quick deliveries to Sweden I think Smile

Still haven’t received mine. Easylightbuy gave me a tracking number which shows it hasn’t left China. I mentioned this to Jacky, their sales rep, who checked with China Post, and said it was on its way. That was a fortnight ago. He promised to send another if I don’t get it in 35 days, but that is looking increasingly unlikely.

Not sure what to do – even if another is sent after 35 days, I won’t get it within the 45 day Paypal dispute period.

Any thoughts?

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And of course, it arrives the next day Smile

Nice light, heavier than I thought, but threads need a good clean & greasing. I’m a happy bunny again.

Now, where’s that Klarus MiX6 Au from Dino that was allegedly sent on the 6th????

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And of course, it arrives the next day Smile

Good to hear, ordered mine yesterday J)

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And of course, it arrives the next day Smile

Nice light, heavier than I thought, but threads need a good clean & greasing. I’m a happy bunny again.

Now, where’s that Klarus MiX6 Au from Dino that was allegedly sent on the 6th????

Good to hear it arrived.

I found that once cleaned and greased the threads were great with no battery installed, but i think the pressure from the spring is pushing the cell into the head and causing friction on the threads as they turn, so the operation still isn’t as smooth as i’d like. Pushing the head into the body as you turn helps.

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Same?? Or not?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/TrustFire-LED-Mini-01-CREE-XM-L-T6-3-Mode-280lm-flashlight-torch1-CR123A-battery-/160852279111?pt=US_Flashlights&hash=item25738aff47

Lennart

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Looks the same but chances are you will just receive a coin. Silly

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Lennart wrote:
Same?? Or not?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/TrustFire-LED-Mini-01-CREE-XM-L-T6-3-Mode-280lm-flashlight-torch1-CR123A-battery-/160852279111?pt=US_Flashlights&hash=item25738aff47

Lennart

I think its the same light.
I’ve seen them listed from 280 lumens upto 1000 lumens.

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Lennart wrote:
Same?? Or not?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/TrustFire-LED-Mini-01-CREE-XM-L-T6-3-Mode-280lm-flashlight-torch1-CR123A-battery-/160852279111?pt=US_Flashlights&hash=item25738aff47

Lennart

I bought one 2 days ago. The seller has good feedback. I’m willing to take the chance at that price. We’ll know in 3-4 weeks of it’s the same or not. I was just about to come here to tell you guys about this seller. I bet the price doesn’t stay this low for very long.

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Lennart wrote:
Same?? Or not?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/TrustFire-LED-Mini-01-CREE-XM-L-T6-3-Mode-280lm-flashlight-torch1-CR123A-battery-/160852279111?pt=US_Flashlights&hash=item25738aff47

Lennart

I bought one 2 days ago. The seller has good feedback. I’m willing to take the chance at that price. We’ll know in 3-4 weeks of it’s the same or not. I was just about to come here to tell you guys about this seller. I bet the price doesn’t stay this low for very long.

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Lennart wrote:
Same?? Or not?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/TrustFire-LED-Mini-01-CREE-XM-L-T6-3-Mode-280lm-flashlight-torch1-CR123A-battery-/160852279111?pt=US_Flashlights&hash=item25738aff47

Lennart

I bought one 2 days ago. The seller has good feedback. I’m willing to take the chance at that price. We’ll know in 3-4 weeks of it’s the same or not. I was just about to come here to tell you guys about this seller. I bet the price doesn’t stay this low for very long.

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darn, i was gonna buy one too. he removed it from his listing already

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blueb8llz wrote:
darn, i was gonna buy one too. he removed it from his listing already

I got mine from here . Took a long time, but don’t think that was the sellers fault – they did ship it pretty quickly. Lots of geographic restrictions (no Germany??), arranged non alphabetically to make it a pain to look through.

The light came in a clam shell package, with a CR123. Only $9.03AU. Oh, and it’s 3 mode – H-L-Strobe, not 5 in description title (description in body of sellers details correct).

Edit>> Sorry, I’m confused – I’m taking about different light (C3, AA). I’ll take my medication and have a lie down. Well, it is warm in London today.

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