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OK, here is the pretty much completed arsenal as of now. I have (1) more coming in – the Wildtrail WT90 sbt90 thrower. After that, i will probably be halting purchases until something awesome and new comes along that i really “NEED” lol. Or, a used K75 comes along that is $200 or less LOL, that i would buy today if available. Anyway.. about the lights, some notes:


-I just remembered – i have a copper FT03s packed away i forgot to take out for the picture


-All the aux LEDs are set to blue or magenta because i set them to monitor battery life


-The 5 smaller lights that are all the same (bottom left) are Xeno E03’s with different emitters (sst40 5000k, xml 5000k, osram NM1 blue, osram NM1 red, sst20 2700k)


-the GT mini has an sbt90.2 in it, i installed


-all of the convoys have different emitters (of course)


-the sc31 pro has a xpl-hi 4000k, i installed


-the astrolux mf02s is the sbt90.2 version


-the K1’s are= CULPM1, XHP35 4000k, sbt90.2


-The astrolux C8 has a Green osram PM1, i installed


-Yes, i only have 1 headlamp (sofirn sp40), but i have about 4 more cheapies kicking around the house.


-The most carried / used = KR4 Ti/Cu, KR4 Black/Ti, d4v2 gray w/ amber switch, FireFlies e07x pro (blue body) w/ sst20 5000k, xeno e03 2700k. Almost All get used though


thats it!



 


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Awesome collection. After your Wildtrail WT90 sbt90 thrower arrives, it could be set on center stage with the rest looking at it from the audience. Wink
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thanks Zoulas!

 

richbuff- thank you! I know.. it pained me to sell them but it was in an effort to buy these. I will probably, stupidly, over the next 6 months buy back half of what I sold in new full (sale) prices. Lesson learned, either way in my situation it'll take time to buy what I want. Like the k75 .. lol. No more selling lights to buy other lights unless I just don't want the lights anymore. Which wasn't really the case..

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Artiet59 wrote:

OK, here is the pretty much completed arsenal as of now. I have (1) more coming in - the Wildtrail WT90 sbt90 thrower. After that, i will probably be halting purchases until something awesome and new comes along that i really "NEED" lol. Or, a used K75 comes along that is $200 or less LOL, that i would buy today if available. Anyway.. about the lights, some notes:

-I just remembered - i have a copper FT03s packed away i forgot to take out for the picture

-All the aux LEDs are set to blue or magenta because i set them to monitor battery life

-The 5 smaller lights that are all the same (bottom left) are Xeno E03's with different emitters (sst40 5000k, xml 5000k, osram NM1 blue, osram NM1 red, sst20 2700k)

-the GT mini has an sbt90.2 in it, i installed

-all of the convoys have different emitters (of course)

-the sc31 pro has a xpl-hi 4000k, i installed

-the astrolux mf02s is the sbt90.2 version

-the K1's are= CULPM1, XHP35 4000k, sbt90.2

-The astrolux C8 has a Green osram PM1, i installed

-Yes, i only have 1 headlamp (sofirn sp40), but i have about 4 more cheapies kicking around the house.

-The most carried / used = KR4 Ti/Cu, KR4 Black/Ti, d4v2 gray w/ amber switch, FireFlies e07x pro (blue body) w/ sst20 5000k, xeno e03 2700k. Almost All get used though

thats it!

 

. Awesome collection. After your Wildtrail WT90 sbt90 thrower arrives, it could be set on center stage with the rest looking at it from the audience. Wink .

haha, yes I love that. thanks cncman! Yes and I forgot the copper ft03s, that'll look nice with the WT90 too. I appreciate the nice words man!

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Hi nice collection. What are the lights in the first row left with what looks like finger holds thanks

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Jimo wrote:
Hi nice collection. What are the lights in the first row left with what looks like finger holds thanks

 

 

thanks Boaz! and yes he is correct, they are xeno E03 like he showed in his picture. What looks like fingerhold are clips I ordered from Kaidoman in search of a proper fitting clip, plus they chrome and black clips help me distinguish the ones with colored LEDS and not colored leds. 
 

I bought all 5 from a member who is a dealer of them for a great price. Here's the link, doesn't look like any are left, but the guy who runs this website is a really great person / dealer to work with: https://budgetlightforum.com/node/76391. I swapped the leds out of 4 of them. But they came stock as a 14500 light with an xml-2 led! So basically I realized bc I had no idea, it's like in today's standards a 14500 light coming stock with a sst40! They are awesomely made, and I used them often. I have red, blue, 2700k, and 5000k leds I have installed, along with Simons Convoy drivers because the only downfall of the original e03 is the UI - which is medium, low, high. Now I have the 12 mode selectable in some of them. Well 2 of them have the convoy driver, I still need to buy more . I started with 2 to make sure swapping the driver would work. It does

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Boaz wrote:

Xeno E03 tiger 

 

Review: Xeno E03 XM-L (Pic heavy, beamshots) | BudgetLightForum.com

wow! Just realized the date of that review lol. I did find out after buying them and researching them some that they were a big deal, 8-10 years ago. And they still are a big deal, because I have had people buy me i5t whatever lights, and the e03 is so much better. Especially with the driver replaced and any LED you want in it. There's room for emitters ranging from osram 3030's up to sst40. I still am planning a 3v xhp50 for the last one I have modded yet. That or an osram cslpm1.

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Thanks for the info it is very helpful, Jim

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The sbt90.2 collection Smile

 Head sizes (in order)

40mm

50mm

69mm

72mm

84mm

100mm

next: K75

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Is that a GTMini on the far right?

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BOO5TED wrote:
Is that a GTMini on the far right?

yea it is, picked up the sbt90.2 from simons alix store and put in a couple weeks ago. It's a gt mini pro. So it has the op reflector but also the higher amp (I'm pretty sure 9amp-ish) driver. 

it isn't a laser beam, but really nice beam and throws farther than my ft03 xhp50 lol. 

I call it the gt90 mini. Lol

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Nice, I’ve got a mini pro but modded with a SST40 by Vinh.

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Cool, I thought about that too, sst40 seems like a good fit. Or the new sft40 . I had the osram CULPM1 in it before the sbt90, it was really good too. Threw a little further but half or less lumens . But it was still good. Only problem with going to the sbt90 is you can't go back, beacuse I reamed the reflector opening

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True, I love my X9L just would rather a side switch. Thinking about send it back to him to throw the SBT90.2 in it. I’ve got a couple other lights I kinda want to send him to emitter swaps on.

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BOO5TED wrote:
True, I love my X9L just would rather a side switch. Thinking about send it back to him to throw the SBT90.2 in it. I've got a couple other lights I kinda want to send him to emitter swaps on.

 

I agree, i love the x9L too, its mix of throw, spill, and carry-ability is unparalleled if you ask me - there is nothing else like it. the sbt90 gt mini definitely throws further but (in my experience, with my gt mini) it is not as bright as the x9l. It has to be the driver differences (im running the molicel p26a in the gt mini sbt90). also my gt mini has the OP reflector. I was using it last night because we talked about it lol, and i remembered how nice and smooth the beam transitions are. but of course i lose some throw as the trade off. 

Id say send it in to Vinh, because it is really fun to have a small side switch light with the sbt90.2, the gt mini is such a fantastic & aesthetically pleasing hosts IMO. its definitely one of my top "I'd never sell it" lights.

 

And probably because i'm using the stock driver and its not Super Bright, it doesn't get HOT really fast either. I bet its in the mid 3000's lumen, not 4500 lumen like other sbt90 throwers that have higher amp drivers. but its good because the heat is manageable.

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here are 20 of them:

there are about 10 more spread around different rooms in the house and in the car

here are some of the details:

AAA Thrunite Ti3 (3 total)
AAA Maratac (3 total)
AAA Tool (3 total)
Novatac (2 total)
Utorch S1 Mini (3 total)
Jetbeam Rotary (7 total)
Sunwayman Rotary (4 total)

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lights I bought multiples and resold, keeping only one for myself (and do not intend to buy more):

Sofirn C01
Nitecore EX11.2
Tool AA
Thrunite T10T
Olight i3e

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Lights I only have one of, and would buy another if I could:

Nitecore D10
Olight i3s

.

Lights I bought, but would not buy again:

HDS Rotary
Eagletac D25A
Mecarmy PT16

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my lights with High CRI LEDs:

Ten 219b 4500k 9080 sw45k

one 219b 3000k 9080,

one 219b 3500k 9080,

one 219c 4000k,

one LH351d 5000k,

one LH351d 3500k

one XP-G 3200k

one E21a 2000k

one 5600k yuji

two XP-E2 Red (660nm and 730nm)

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Low CRI, pending modding:

four XM-L2 Cool White

two XP-G Cool White

WTB Novatac Pocket Clip

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Nice collection j_s. What case are you using there if I may ask, and did it come with the pick and pull foam?

..and no freeloading…

Just what I have handy on the shelf:

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TIFisher wrote:
Nice collection j_s. What case are you using there if I may ask, and did it come with the pick and pull foam?

..and no freeloading…

Just what I have handy on the shelf:


thank you
Nice lineup you have also Smile
Nice decoys too Thumbs Up

It is a Pelican 1075 and yes, comes with the foam
a few more storage case ideas here

my 1075 case is nice and flat, but it has no handle.. I would prefer if it did.. but cases with handles cost extra… Wink

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Thats a nice light case.

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Jon slider, nice collection! Over never given those jet beams much thought, I've never tried a rotary so don't know what it's like.

 

I looked up some of the lights you said would like to buy and others you bought and would never buy again. 

the mecarmy pt16 looks so cool, can I ask what you didn't like about it so much? Was it the, what I assume would be, bad battery life? Or is that not the case?

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I have been looking at the Sofirn sf22 that light looks cool. Does anyone know anything about it.

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Artiet59 wrote:
the mecarmy pt16 looks so cool, can I ask what you didn’t like about it
there are pros and cons, mostly based on personal taste and use pattern

pros
good UI, click on, click off, no memory, always starts at low of 5 lumens, shortcuts to max and strobe. No PWM, no flicker.

tailstands, has anti roll flats on head, built in charger, accepts both 18350 and 16340

PT18 and PT16 have interchangeable heads and bodies

cons
Phat, floody, sideswitch, no sublumen, spiky tail

personal preferences (Jetbeam Rotary is my Grail)

Rotary UI
No sideswitch
Single LED
Titanium
High CRI
Screw on Pocket Clip

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Facepalm Big Smile

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8 months later…

Also, a Boruit D25 and Skilhunt H04F RC NW on it’s way Big Smile

And again 9 months further
I think I have a problem… Facepalm

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An acebeam h40, lumintop hl3a, manker e02 II and an ultrafire mc12 on it´s way

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I think I see your problem……. you only have one head!

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Facepalm Big Smile

Overload wrote:
Overload wrote:
Overload wrote:

8 months later…

Also, a Boruit D25 and Skilhunt H04F RC NW on it’s way Big Smile

And again 9 months further
I think I have a problem… Facepalm

20201225-215003

An acebeam h40, lumintop hl3a, manker e02 II and an ultrafire mc12 on it´s way

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jon_slider wrote:
here are 20 of them:

there are about 10 more spread around different rooms in the house and in the car

here are some of the details:

AAA Thrunite Ti3 (3 total)
AAA Maratac (3 total)
AAA Tool (3 total)
Novatac (2 total)
Utorch S1 Mini (3 total)
Jetbeam Rotary (7 total)
Sunwayman Rotary (4 total)

.

lights I bought multiples and resold, keeping only one for myself (and do not intend to buy more):

Sofirn C01
Nitecore EX11.2
Tool AA
Thrunite T10T
Olight i3e

.

Lights I only have one of, and would buy another if I could:

Nitecore D10
Olight i3s

.

Lights I bought, but would not buy again:

HDS Rotary
Eagletac D25A
Mecarmy PT16

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my lights with High CRI LEDs:

Ten 219b 4500k 9080 sw45k

one 219b 3000k 9080,

one 219b 3500k 9080,

one 219c 4000k,

one LH351d 5000k,

one LH351d 3500k

one XP-G 3200k

one E21a 2000k

one 5600k yuji

two XP-E2 Red (660nm and 730nm)

.

Low CRI, pending modding:

four XM-L2 Cool White

two XP-G Cool White

Now this is a person who takes light collecting seriously.

I would love to have an HDS Rotary but only if someone gave me one.

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This is my current collection
Convoy S3
Convoy L2
Courui D01 (modded with XP-L HI V3-1A)
Foursevens Mini MkII Titanium (with neutral white XM-L2 U3)
Haikelite HT35
JETBeam Jet-III Pro I.B.S. (modded with XR-E Q3-5A)
Klarus Mini One Ti
Lumintop Tool AA 2.0
Maglite MiniMag 2AA green (my very first flashlight)
Maglite 2D black (modded with XHP50.2 J4-5A and 2.8A 'Der Wichtel'-driver, 3 modes, bikelight-mod)
Maglite 2D pewter (modded with XM-L2 T3-7A3 and 2.8A 'Der Wichtel'-driver)
Nitecore EX10 (modded with XR-E Q3-5A, blue trit, clip)
Nitecore NU05
Nitecore NU25
Nitecore VCL10
Reylight Pineapple Mini Titanium (polished with ice-blue trit)
Sunwayman G25C (modded with XM-L2 T6-4C)
Thrunite Archer A1 (modded with XP-L HI U6-5A3)
Thrunite Ti Hi (modded with XP-E2 N4 620nm)

The lights I sold/gave away
Astrolux S41S
Crelant V4A
Fenix E01
Fenix E11
Fenix L1T
Fitorch P20R (modded with XP-L2 V4-3C)
Foursevens Preon ReVO Stainless Steel
Foursevens Quark MiNi 123 warm
JETBeam BC20-GT
JETBeam E10R
JETBeam Jet-IIM
Klarus H1A Aluminium
Lumintop EDC05C
Lumintop EDC21
Lumintop Tool Ti (with Nichia 219BT)
Maglite 2C black (modded with XP-E2 4000K at 1.4 A and aspherical lens)
Maglite 2D blue (modded with XR-E R2, aspherical lens and custom stainless steel bezel)
Maglite 3D jade (modded with XP-G R4-5B1)
Maglite 3D silver (hotwire-mod)
Maglite 6D black
Maglite MiniMag 2AA black (with Terralux Q5 dropin)
Nitecore D11
Nitecore D20 (modded with XR-E Q3-5A)
Nitecore EA45S (modded with XP-L HI U6-5A3)
Nitecore EZ 123w
Nitecore EZ CR2w
Nitecore MT10A
Nitecore TINI
Nitecore Tube
Olight i1 EOS Stainless Steel
Olight i3E EOS
Olight S05 Active
Olight S05S Active
Oligth S15
Spark SD52 (modded with XM-L2 3C)
Thrunite TiKey (modded with Cree 5mm WP-tint)
Thrunite Ti5T
Thrunite TN12
Tiablo A10

rayman

My Lights (current EDC: Reylight Pineapple Mini Titanium)

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Sofirn SP36 BLF
Sofirn BLF LT1
Zebralight sc600w mk iv
Zebralight sc600w mk iv plus
Zebralight h600fc mk iv

A small collection but it’s quickly growing.

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