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I wonder if that actually works, or if it’s like one of those “push button to cross street” buttons that aren’t connected to anything, but make you feel better pushing it.

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$8.64

Royace Led Flashlight Small Flashlights,3 in 1 Led Rechargeable Flashlights High Lumens,Tactical Light for Home,Camping, IP65


Oooh! That is so worth it for the “tail electric shock” alone. Smile Thank you!
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I had to order one. I am a total sucka... Hop'n can disassemble it easy enough. Perfect for Anduril, 3 LED w/tint mixing.

58 reviews, 94% 5 star - must be good! cool

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The PCB the spring is mounted on is definitely glued, just not sure if still might be possible to remove it.


I don’t like magnets in my lights either.

Which is why I swapped my EDC-18’s tailcap for one from an Emisar D4. The threads are the same, though I did need to insert a bit of wire at the bottom of the tailcap to get a good connection.

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flightless22 wrote:

$8.64

Royace Led Flashlight Small Flashlights,3 in 1 Led Rechargeable Flashlights High Lumens,Tactical Light for Home,Camping, IP65


On top everything else, this flashlight is “wawterproof” and has a mind of its own!
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This small flashlight is wawterproof ,which decides that you can use it…
LOL The Q&A’s are so obviously made by posers. I wonder what the actual lumens will be….

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From a review it has low voltage warning. Hope we get BLF input about this light, especially “tail electric shock.”

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This is all typical translation issues: gears are modes, beads/bulbs are LED's, copper is brass, on and on...

There's things to expect here: sharp bare threads (no easy lockout), probably less lumens than claimed, lucky if they are CREE LED's as claimed. Just the unique 3 LED setup intrigues me, though I've seen them before. Also looks like the switch has AUX LED's and should be an e-switch, so hopefully can be modded to Anduril.

That front bezel though looks like a lumen/kcd loser. It's way too big and deep, taking away from the width of the reflector.

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flightless22 wrote:

$8.64

Royace Led Flashlight Small Flashlights,3 in 1 Led Rechargeable Flashlights High Lumens,Tactical Light for Home,Camping, IP65


“Tail Electric Shock”? … does that mean it has a stungun built into the tail? Or is that just what happens if you accidentally touch the tail while it’s in your pocket. Evil
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I didn’t order this but I noticed when Amazon has slow shipping for COVID you can sometimes go into your order after it’s placed and “change shipping speed”. For me it basically made thing come with no delay

Nope, doesn’t work. Amazon is the only retailer i know whos gotten worse at shipping over the years (probably so prime is better)
Still staring at 2.5 week delivery estimates.
Heres a fun riddle. I ordered from the same seller 1 item a week after the first.

Will they force a non prime member to wait more just cuz?
Or will they save themselves money & ship them both together??
Tune in this week for the exciting results Smile

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I also had very good luck by clicking the shipping speed upgrade. Basically turned Prime back into Prime.

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carmantl wrote:
I also had very good luck by clicking the shipping speed upgrade. Basically turned Prime back into Prime.

It worked for me too and was with a flashlight. The heads up was most appreciated, especially after numerous recent multi-week waits.

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I didn’t have good luck with that feature! I changed it right after placing an order. It was previously supposed to arrive on the 12th, and changing it made the date the 13th. That was the second time I tried it. The first time the original delivery date was the 9th, and using that feature changed the delivery date to the 12th.

The low mode should be lower.

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jp9mm wrote:
Nope, doesn’t work. Amazon is the only retailer i know whos gotten worse at shipping over the years (probably so prime is better) Still staring at 2.5 week delivery estimates.

Yeh, used to be a few days of a wait (vs immediate via prime), but now they sit on the order for almost 2wks before it moves at all.

And then it’s practically overnighted by UPS/FedEx… Facepalm

jp9mm wrote:
Heres a fun riddle. I ordered from the same seller 1 item a week after the first.

Will they force a non prime member to wait more just cuz?
Or will they save themselves money & ship them both together??
Tune in this week for the exciting results Smile

Both, likely.

In that almost 2wks time, I’ve had as many as 4 orders thrown into the same box, which is pretty much their intent, to “bundle” what they can. Ie, they don’t know if you’ll order anything tomorrow or the day after, so they’ll sit on it for a week or two to find out.

And if there’d be little difference between prime and free (ie, a few days, vs 2wks), more people would opt out of prime.

I have zero interest in amazon video or amazon music or any other “services” they offer except for free/fast shipping. I was tempted at first, when it was like 30bux/yr then later even like 50bux/year. No idea what it is now, but that other stuff is what you’re paying for. No thanx.

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leaftye wrote:
I didn’t have good luck with that feature! I changed it right after placing an order. It was previously supposed to arrive on the 12th, and changing it made the date the 13th. That was the second time I tried it. The first time the original delivery date was the 9th, and using that feature changed the delivery date to the 12th.

Wellp, the button does only say [change shipping speed]. It says nothing about getting it sooner!

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I ordered a Wowtac A5, I changed the shipping speed and received it the following day. I also ordered my mother a floor buffer for mothers day (lame i know) when I changed the speed it pushed it out a day. For next 2 days I tried again with the same result and have now pushed it out 3 additional days. It appears to only work on certain items. So DON’T keep clicking the button like I did…. I guess my mother will be getting her buffer for fathers day this year.

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I changed the sipping speed on a couple of orders. Then Amazon adjusted the arrival date to be further away then where It was originally .

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richbuff said “Sometimes, I feel depressed about my spirit having been cast down to the hostile surface of this one-star planet, without my asking God first, and without God asking me first. I have found that a brief burst of maximum light from what is currently the smallest size flashlight per power makes it all ok/fine for a while, until the next time I feel the need to repeat.”

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Bwana wrote:
I changed the sipping speed on a couple of orders. Then Amazon adjusted the arrival date to be further away then where It was originally .

I will try changing the sipping speed on my drink. Silly

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Up late watching riots I mean protests while browsing lights. Noticed Wowtac W1 is $19.99 and ZeroAir 15% coupon works too. Check out that review for code.

This is a nice solid little light. I am gonna get a second one.

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Move over Imalant MS18…I just saw two flashlights on ebay, 1 is 990,000 lumens, and another that is 58 million lumens on wish. It’s on ebay and wish, so it has to be true. The 58 million lumen one is only 16 dollars and is charged by usb. That’s right Kmart shoppers, 58 million lumens in a light charged by that 5 volt usb connection.

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sarge12 wrote:
Move over Imalant MS18…I just saw two flashlights on ebay, 1 is 990,000 lumens, and another that is 58 million lumens on wish. It’s on ebay and wish, so it has to be true. The 58 million lumen one is only 16 dollars and is charged by usb. That’s right Kmart shoppers, 58 million lumens in a light charged by that 5 volt usb connection.

WOW! You got a link?
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Just kidding Wink
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What they don’t tell ya is that the 990,000lm is when the included CrapFire cell goes supernova.

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I wonder how many lumens a house fire is
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I wonder how many lumens a house fire is ?

That van in Phila. last night around 10:30 pm looked like about 650,000 but all flood.
Good run time too, nice warm tint with blend.

We all own part if it, cause we sure as heck will be paying for it.

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I dont own this light but I have owned a few wowtac’s and they’re decent. I just saw the deal while surfing. Might interest some and it might not but seems from the description to be a nice 18650 light for the money, comes out to be about $24 bucks with the 20% off coupon for a wowtac A6 using a sst40 cool white.
https://www.amazon.com/WOWTAC-A5-3650-recargable-superbrillante/dp/B081J...

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I’m on a penlight kick, ordered the A7P for work, pretty nice! 2 levels only, tint isn’t bad enough to swap emitter. No memory. Bought it for $11, went on sale for $7.99 the next day!
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07J4Y3FLZ/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_...

Saw that the A3N went on sale for $12.99 so I grabbed one for home use, can’t comment on it yet as it won’t be here until tomorrow or so.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0746CD4VC/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_...

The A7P head threads are a little on the loose side but it doesn’t require wrenching it on to work. Button is stiff enough to resist accidental activation. TIR lens is kinda throwy, may sand it down for more spill. Doesn’t have a moonlight which is fine for work. The low level is bright enough to cover most lighting needs in an already well-lit environment, high mode is plenty bright but will burn through batteries. Eneloop work fine in this.

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I like the A3 with Nichia. It’s cheaper and slightly smaller than a few others, it resets to low (about 3-5 lumens) after a few seconds and there’s no PWM in any modes. Mine is labeled as A3 but it has Nichia 219c.

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Speaking of penlights. Wurkkos WK01 is $12.99 The description is way off. One of the reviews say Moonlight-High-Low with memory that resets. Looks like Sofirn SF02. Easy to do led swap.

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