New Big Head Side Switch Thrower (maybe Host for modding)

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no email yet from them,any other source ?

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no email yet from them,any other source ?

No luck finding anything here. Would it help if more of us contacted fasttech or lightmalls to request it?

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i would think so, even if they gave us info on where else to buy ?

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Well I’ve also sent an email to Fasttech now. Fingers crossed.

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No email from them either. I so wanted to have this waiting for me, but, if I don’t find it from another source or they don’t contact me within the next week or so, then I don’t think I will have the time for this. I really, REALLY, will be very busy when I get back home.

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Received a reply from them just now. US$22 shipping to Australia. Sent them payment via PayPal for two of them.

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Rod911 wrote:
Received a reply from them just now. US$22 shipping to Australia. Sent them payment via PayPal for two of them.

Sorry for asking a dumb question here, US$22 is the shipping itself, or flashlight + shipping = US$22?

Also did they confirm with you if the head diameter (75mm) is correct?

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bibihang][quote=Rod911 wrote:
Sorry for asking a dumb question here, US$22 is the shipping itself, or flashlight + shipping = US$22?

Also did they confirm with you if the head diameter (75mm) is correct?

Shipping was US$22, plus the cost of the light, around US$72 in total as I bought two lights. I never asked the size of the head. I am hoping that the description is accurate. It will be shipped via Singapore Post with tracking.

edit: with the batteries in parallel, does that mean that the working voltage is 4.2V?

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Got a reply too, $12 shipping. Seems reasonable.
I’ve asked them to confirm if the reflector is aluminium and the lens is glass.
Payment via paypal.

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edit: with the batteries in parallel, does that mean that the working voltage is 4.2V?

Yes just like a single cell light but with 3x the capacity/runtime

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Rod911][quote=bibihang wrote:
Rod911 wrote:
Sorry for asking a dumb question here, US$22 is the shipping itself, or flashlight + shipping = US$22?

Also did they confirm with you if the head diameter (75mm) is correct?

Shipping was US$22, plus the cost of the light, around US$72 in total as I bought two lights. I never asked the size of the head. I am hoping that the description is accurate. It will be shipped via Singapore Post with tracking.

edit: with the batteries in parallel, does that mean that the working voltage is 4.2V?

Hi Rod,

That’s interesting; I placed an order on the weekend for the 1st light via the Shenzhen Wholesale web site, but it seemed kind of dodgy the way the payment takes place, so I decided not to go through with it.

Anyway, they sent me an email today;

“Hello dear friend,

Good day ! Thanks for your order.

I will ready the goods.

About your order i have calculated the price ,you need to pay for US$37.58 in total,US$12.4 product cost +US$25.18 shipping cost.

Please payment via our Paypal account zyobm@yahoo.com

I will send the goods by Singapore registered mail.

Thanks

Best regard

Jacky

sales”

I had already sent an email to cancel the order. The original payment choices were either Western Union, or some other mob who I have never heard of – there was no paypal option, or no VISA option, even though they showed the VISA logo at the bottom of the main page…

Too dodgy for me – hopefully LightsCastle will get them in after a bit of interest in their thread , or another vendor.

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Like seen early in this thread, I request it to WB. I also posted about it in the Lightscastle thread. And I sent a PM to BG. All vendors answered quickly, either in the weekend or early on Monday. 

Hopefully someone will be able get it. Smile

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Got a reply too, $12 shipping. Seems reasonable.

Thanks.

25,18+12$= 37,18$. Not too bad, assuming quality is decent.

 

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Thanks you all for update Wink

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I’d love to buy this.. but I’d need to pay +15eur for WU :-/
if some other seller gets it, I’ll buy in an instance

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I’d love to buy this.. but I’d need to pay +15eur for WU :-/ if some other seller gets it, I’ll buy in an instance

No paypal?

Edit: Sent the paypal funds so now I wait. Will definitely report on it when I get it.
Looking at the photos closely, I’m pretty sure the reflector is plastic but we can hope.

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there wasn’t an option in checkout to select paypal, maybe when they send email with shipping info?

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janko.hrasko wrote:
there wasn’t an option in checkout to select paypal, maybe when they send email with shipping info?

I think that’s the only way to it works, when you complete the checkout it just sends an email and they get back to you with a order confirmation and paypal request. Not very professional but hey, if you can’t wait for this light then it may be worth risking it too. Smile

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Interesting light, let us know how you like it!

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my boss said he buy one for me on his next big order that should be next week Smile
so I don’t have to deal with SZ or WU after all

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The reflector looks like plastic, but imho it isn’t a big problem. You dont have to mess with insulation.
Maybe it is gonna exile the tn31/k40/x6 etc from the throne of throw for quarter investment?

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The reflector looks like plastic, but imho it isn’t a big problem. You dont have to mess with insulation. Maybe it is gonna exile the tn31/k40/x6 etc from the throne of throw for quarter investment?

Good point, the only plastic reflectors I’ve seen have been from really cheap crap lights. If it’s a good quality surface and produces a nice beam profile I guess I wouldn’t care either way.

And if it does suck there’s always the possibility of sticking one of those 64mm aspheric lenses in there instead Smile

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Anyone noticed that it went up to 40$ wiith free shipping?

I have similar small suns with metal and plastic reflectors, and the metal have only about 4-5%increase in kCd than the plastic

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Anyone noticed that it went up to 40$ wiith free shipping?

I have similar small suns with metal and plastic reflectors, and the metal have only about 4-5%increase in kCd than the plastic

“Hello Linus,
Have a nice day !
The reflector cup material is Aluminum Alloy,and the lens is acrylic .
Thanks
Best regard
Jacky”

Take that for what it’s worth but hopefully that’s correct. Seems a bit strange to skimp on the lens and not the reflector but I dunno Silly
I guess we won’t know for sure until the first ones start arriving in our mailboxes…

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http://www.aliexpress.com/item/3-Modes-Aluminum-Alloy-CREE-L2-LED-Flashlight-Free-Shipping/1482303253.html

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led4power wrote:
http://www.aliexpress.com/item/3-Modes-Aluminum-Alloy-CREE-L2-LED-Flashlight-Free-Shipping/1482303253.html

Good find, those high res pictures leave me with little doubt that the reflector in that sample is plastic.
Let’s see what is in the one that I actually get, received shipping confirmation today.

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Update 22/11/2013
Now available @KD
http://www.kaidomain.com/product/details.S022823

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So close to buying this – KD specs say AL reflector…. interesting to see what Linus ends up with.

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I cannot wait to see a tear down of this light. The UI sounds like an SRK, and if it is, it shouldn’t be too difficult in modding it to get more power out of it.

Confirmed I will be back home on 18 December. I am expecting two of these lights along a plethora of lights, bit and pieces to be waiting for me, ready to play with. I know I am late to modding month, but I will give it a crack in earnest cum December!

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FmC wrote:
So close to buying this - KD specs say AL reflector.... interesting to see what Linus ends up with.

Someone should.  You guys have been talking about and trying to buy this light for weeks, but it doesn't look like anyone has successfully completed an order.

It won't be me though.  My modding queue is way too full.  I'm actually considering sending some lights to v54.

The low mode should be lower.

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I did manage to order it from SW after all.. my tracking number suggests it left SG on 18.11.
I will report what’s inside when I get it of course (maybe next week?)

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Just caved & ordered from KD – was hoping for a more reputable supplier, but at least they use PayPal.

…..Order Status: Back-ordered Flat Stare

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