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1 neutral white.
I ordered one.
Too bad it doesn’t have some sort of shape to it. But their dimension is 1.2 cm., the only light I have seen thinner (though longer) than the Maglight Solitaire. Looks like they used the advantage of the steel’s strength.

Flashlight designers should look at lighthouses and pottery.
这些谁设计的手电筒应该看灯塔,以及在陶器。

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bummer, protected led lenser 10440 does not fit on it Sad
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Will buy!

I'm switching my BLF account into LumenZilla. Thanks!

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breinrules wrote:
bummer, protected led lenser 10440 does not fit on it Sad

How do you know the Led Lenser 10440’s are protected?

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!http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/06/423e00b1d08cc42e338cbe8229ea6...! !http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/06/975d67c876f7389d5ae6271c08efb...! im not sure if you can see it bit there is a strip like bulge in it's side. hmm, are you thinking protected 10440 never existed edit: posting pic in opera mini is really a chore. anyone care to help?
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breinrules wrote:
anyone care to help?

Sure. Here we go..

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Wow.

Protected 10440’s you don’t see everyday. I guess Led Lenser’s are torches for non flashaholics though.

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Any ‘reviews’ on this flashlight?

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http://budgetlightforum.com/node/24847
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DINODIRECTSCAM COMPANY. DO NOT BUY
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/11324?page=2#comment-254983

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I just ordered 8. Xmas gifts are going to be bright this year.

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chenko wrote:
I just ordered 8. Xmas gifts are going to be bright this year.

Agree, just got my second order of 7 lights in for just that purpose. Wink
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MountainKing wrote:
Any ‘reviews’ on this flashlight?

Review-

Works well, nice looking body. Stick a cell in the end, screw tail on, press button and you have light, its single mode only with about 35Lm on NiMH.

Sorry, couldnt resist. Not trying to be a dick or anything just joking around a little. There just isnt a lot to review for a $5 flashlight, it works well and based off the number’s sold in the GB its well liked. Also a reasonable mod host if you want to do a tiny 10440 build (better than the original S1 in that regard- solid pill and screw on bezel). My ONLY complaint is the reverse clicky, a single mode light like this should have a forward clicky.

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Cereal_killer wrote:
MountainKing wrote:
Any ‘reviews’ on this flashlight?

Review-

Works well, nice looking body. Stick a cell in the end, screw tail on, press button and you have light, its single mode only with about 35Lm on NiMH.

Sorry, couldnt resist. Not trying to be a dick or anything just joking around a little. There just isnt a lot to review for a $5 flashlight, it works well and based off the number’s sold in the GB its well liked. Also a reasonable mod host if you want to do a tiny 10440 build (better than the original S1 in that regard- solid pill and screw on bezel). My ONLY complaint is the reverse clicky, a single mode light like this should have a forward clicky.

That ‘review’ was perfect. Not many budget reviews going on BLF nowadays. Losing its soul Smile

Never ever forget and forgive. Niwal**er new kid on the block trying to act tough.
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/24847
Do not support this brand.

DINODIRECTSCAM COMPANY. DO NOT BUY
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/11324?page=2#comment-254983

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I got 3 more CW. Unfortunately, 2/3 have logos… :_(

I don’t want to gift the ones with logos so I will probably be giving them away here on BLF.

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Looks like FastTech is selling a very similar light but with higher output and Romisen brand: https://www.fasttech.com/products/1601/10000622/1946201-romisen-rc-3007-...

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All visible parts look identical with the exception of the metal cap on the button, which looks slightly longer than the SingFire. The brass-colored insert is deeper in the tailcap, which would give a bit more room for making a hole to mount a ring, as Romisen did with the 3008 UV

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Finally got my NW version which i ordered on October 31st. Shipping speed wasn’t bad although the most glaring issue is that the light doesn’t work. |( The black wire from the driver is completely disconnected from the LED. It looks like the wire was too short in the first place and someone was miraculously able to solder one single measly hair-thin metal strip to the LED. It may have worked for a short time but most likely came apart while in transit. I have put in a ticket to Gearbest so we’ll see what they say.

Here’s the issue

11/17/2014 9:04EST—EDIT: Gearbest replied saying they are going to ship a replacement out to me. I gotta say that was a really fast reply time!! It only took 3 hours!! :bigsmile: :bigsmile:

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chenko wrote:
Looks like FastTech is selling a very similar light but with higher output and Romisen brand: https://www.fasttech.com/products/1601/10000622/1946201-romisen-rc-3007-...
I got one of them. It seems to have the same LED as the GB. The body appears to be the same too. My romisen sample has a slightly larger gap between the tailcap and body and the sensor on my romisen is slightly more off-center than my GB samples. The output appears to be roughly the same – if anything, the GB has higher output. I’ll be giving it away in the coming weeks.

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What 10440 do you use in your Ti3? I just bought one and I’m interested in the increased output.

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just received another one yesterday and it was Singfire branded. Previous 6 or 8 were unbranded.

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will a efest 10440 work with this light without adding a solder blob?
anyone have est. lumens on a 10440?

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Not optimal host for high output. Thin stainless steel.

Flashlight designers should look at lighthouses and pottery.
这些谁设计的手电筒应该看灯塔,以及在陶器。

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blueb8llz wrote:
will a efest 10440 work with this light without adding a solder blob? anyone have est. lumens on a 10440?

It will as there is springs on both ends. About 300 lumens on high I guess, wouldn’t run it for more than 2 mins

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Ok I will try one thank you

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JW980 wrote:
OK - the switch can be pushed out of the tailcap by pushing firmly on the button. It's a snug fit but, not too tight. The button is solid, so it won't be easily damaged by pushing on it (unless you ding or scratch it with a metal object). I used a wooden skewer. There's a soft metal ring with four tiny tabs on the body of the switch that provide electrical contact with the I.D. of the tailcap. I had to "raise" these tabs slightly by lifting with a knife edge to get good contact after having removed the switch. Not sure what forward clickie could be found and made to work in this light. The aforementioned switch from the Coast light was too large in diameter. I just prefer the silent momentary operation that a forward clikie provides. It's still a nice light as-is for the price... JW

hey there, do you have pics on how to open the tail cap? I dont understand the instructions clearly and i need to open the tailcap of my light because its broken.

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Sorry no pics, but here’s some alternate instructions:
-start with the tailcap on the flashlight but with no battery inside
-push really hard on the button to force the switch out the tailcap
Your thumb is probably too wide to push the switch, so use an object that won’t scratch the button, like a narrow wood or plastic stick.

Note, that you might not need to fully remove the switch to fix your light, just slide it out a little bit. On these lights it is possible for the switch to slide too far into the tailcap so that the clicky mechanism doesn’t have enough room to properly open and close.

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Wow. Thanks for the tip! Finally fixed it. This light gets another year in my pocket Big Smile

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