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Box from the website includes 4 batteries and charger. * If its the whole set $33 PPD, then count me in too.*

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Box from the website includes 4 batteries and charger. * If its the whole set $33 PPD, then count me in too.*

Nope, $33 for just the light.

Add $6-7 for the full set.

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I’m tempted, but I just bought a Nitefire SRK clone and a Skyray Kung.

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sorry, i did not think anyone would be interested in the cells or charger

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OK guys… let’s try not to chase our tails too much here. Its been established that cells and charger are not included, and custom orders are not possible.

Honestly, the cells and charger probly suck anyhow.

I think this started as a feeler, but now its gotten pretty firm. The supplier has answered most, if not all, of our questions. We know where they stand.

The only question left to ask is to yourself: do you want a $33 (shipped) 4*18650 / 3*xml SRK competitor? Or not?

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Correction: No one SHOULD be interested in those cells or the charger.

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Correction: No one SHOULD be interested in those cells or the charger.

Bingo

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lol, exactly. thats why i did not want it included. 

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and it did start out as a feeler, but we were half way to the 50 piece mark after one day, and in the past two days we have been able to work out most of the details. all that i think is left to do is make sure that the shipping is tracked, paypal is accepted, and a neat orderly way to keep track of all orders made from the group buy.

 

edit: and i am already on the search for the next group buy. got my eye on 3 companies, and 6 different flashlights i am considering for the next group buy Wink

but i wont get ahead of myself quite yet. i will probably start it after the items from this one start to get delivered 

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a neat orderly way to keep track of all orders made from the group buy.

Ugh. Good luck with that…

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find out about DOA/fault products/warranties. these are first run so you never know, plus ChinaPost isnt always careful with packages

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i want to say they will warranty the flashlight for 1 year, but i cant seem to find it right now... let me look a little deeper

 

edit: i have found it HERE

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link brings you to the top of the page……..

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link brings me right to her post...  its post 214 of this thread 

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Links to posts don’t work too well if members have different posts per page option.

Post numbers are much more useful. Smile

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yeah, brings me to #351 ( i have 50 post/page)

can you ask if we’d have to pay return postage or even both way postage because if thats the case then the warranty is useless. we’d pay more to send the light back and pay for a replacement then we would for the original light. i sent a laser back to HK once and it ran me $18 for a freakin 501b sized laser! that was cheapest way to ship too!

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she did state they had a twelve month warranty, at this price it would cost more to ship back than to just mod for much more output tbh.

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My thoughts too, but the warranty is there for those concerned 

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Livinloud wrote:
find out about DOA/fault products/warranties. these are first run so you never know, plus ChinaPost isnt always careful with packages

That person from Supfire said 1 year warranty earlier.

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That person from Supfire said 1 year warranty earlier.

apparently missed the 5 other comments before yours and my 2 replies to those comments but thanks

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Warranty for anyone in the US would be irrelevant.  It will cost you over $40 to ship back tracked.

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Livinloud wrote:
ohaya wrote:
That person from Supfire said 1 year warranty earlier.

apparently missed the 5 other comments before yours and my 2 replies to those comments but thanks

Saw that after I posted Smile

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I am still in for 1 around $35 shipped.  

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eebowler wrote:
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I’m probably misunderstanding something, but 2.5A per LED, seems quite high, for a multi LED light.  What are the SRK’s pulling?  IIRC it was ~5.5A.

This driver would be pulling at least 7.5A… which is great, if that’s the case, but it would suck to find out that the driver is actually just 2.5A.

Also, any other option for LED, or strictly only XMLT6?

If LEDs are in series, each LED would get the same current ie, 2.5A and at approximately 700lumens per XM-L at 2.5A, the claim of 2000lumens sounds correct.

So theoretically do you guys think this will be brighter than a SRK? And compared with some of the good “Kung” versions that a few of you have received?

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SB, my guess is around the same as an SRK or Kung. My intentions is to mod it. I think it looks better than the SRK.

Pulsar, I think payment should go directly to their PP address and not through you. I know it was not suggested anywhere that it would go through you, but I wanted to state that just in case. Any issues people have will be dealt with to the person they pay. It should be them.

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I am comfused if it is brighter than the SRK, also I have no idea how to mode this :~ Yes it is more beautiful and cheaper but is it brighter?

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sb56637 wrote:
sb56637 wrote:
eebowler wrote:
infinitusequitas wrote:

I'm probably misunderstanding something, but 2.5A per LED, seems quite high, for a multi LED light.  What are the SRK's pulling?  IIRC it was ~5.5A.

This driver would be pulling at least 7.5A... which is great, if that's the case, but it would suck to find out that the driver is actually just 2.5A.

Also, any other option for LED, or strictly only XMLT6?

If LEDs are in series, each LED would get the same current ie, 2.5A and at approximately 700lumens per XM-L at 2.5A, the claim of 2000lumens sounds correct.
So theoretically do you guys think this will be brighter than a SRK? And compared with some of the good "Kung" versions that a few of you have received?
Bumpity bump.

At 2.5A, xmlt6 should put out around 800 lumens.  Given about ~15% loss due to reflector, and lens, 2000 lumens stands right on the mark.  There is a thread on another forum with LED efficiency results, and that's where I'm getting the 800 number.

If it's actually 700, than it won't be as bright as a king.

It really comes down to the question of the driver.

I expect this light will match, or slightly surpass the standard SRK.

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@pulsar
could you confirm about the chinese letter on the light?i prefer there is none since i don’t understand it.
and since it will shipped with CN post i hope they handle it with care,i’ve seen a video how they treat a package really bad by throwing them and such Sad

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In order to answer all these questions about current, driver size, heatsinking, fit and finish, durability, quality, and ultimately a comparison against the SRK, I strongly vouch for the’s review. :bigsmile:

If DHL does its job well, we might get the light in the’s hands within a week, and meanwhile we can be processing the PP payments. Just my idea. Smile

Thank you the very much for volunteering to review the light!

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Thanks for the answers about the SRK vs. M6 potential brightness.

It looks like the SRK is definitely all over the board for current draw. Here the reviewer got 7.5A whereas in this thread they measured between 6.63A and 5.35A. So I guess it’s hard to predict how bright this new M6 will be in comparison. Like markito said a few posts above, I also wouldn’t mod this if I bought it, so out the box brightness is all I would get.

It appears that the SRK can be used with less than 4 batteries if desired (because they are in a parallel circuit). So the same goes for the M6, correct?

Another question: How much parasitic drain would the M6 pull on the switch when turned off, and is lockout possible?

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