BLF Kronos X6/X5 GB - Group Buy now closed.

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Hm, I'm picturing the copper finned section in the black ano aluminium light and vice versa Love

Will all dimensions be the same for copper/ss and aluminium? Can we lego?

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djozz wrote:

Hm, I’m picturing the copper finned section in the black ano aluminium light and vice versa Love

Will all dimensions be the same for copper/ss and aluminium? Can we lego?


That is the plan. You should be able to mix and match Smile

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These have a metal switch on the rear?

That is the plan. Smile

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This GB is pure genius. Heck, put me down for a second SS/Cu set in NW please.

Hey Babe, check out my new light!!

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My GF keeps telling me I don’t need any more flashlights…

Never mind, time to think about christmas(for myself), +one SS/Cu set in NW
for me please!
Edit: 5A tint would be preferred. But anything 3+A/D will be fine, 80+ CRI would be awesome,
B/C sometimes gives greenish tints.

thanks for the time you all put in there.

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Another question for the 14500 version: is it going to have one of the common (Omten) switches?

I ask this because I have several small diameter lights with switches that carry the current through the internal switch spring (which adds to the resistance and the spring dies from too much current)

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Put me down for 1 set of the $45 deal. CW

 

 

 

 

 
 
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Omg. These samples look AWESOME!

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Goal for Aluminum set is 100…we are at 99!!!

Goal for Stainless Steel and Copper is 200…we are at 100…half the way there and we haven’t seen a complete sample yet!!!

I have no doubt that we will hit our goals here!

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Gunga wrote:
Omg. These samples look AWESOME!

Just wait until you see the next round of pics Party

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1 set of (Al) NW for me, but CW if we get XP-L HI Glasses

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After seeing the samples I might have to sign up for a second set.

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twin towers wrote:
if you get CPF involved, will you engrave CPF on it, or leave it with no engraving at all ?

F#%k CPF

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twin towers wrote:
if you get CPF involved, will you engrave CPF on it, or leave it with no engraving at all ?

F#%k CPF

Fork CPF? Silly Somehow I believe if we hand these over CPF guys they will just buy to collect and won’t truly appreciate all the hard work behind these lights.

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will34 wrote:
lionheart_2281 wrote:
twin towers wrote:
if you get CPF involved, will you engrave CPF on it, or leave it with no engraving at all ?
F#%k CPF...
Fork CPF? Silly Somehow I believe if we hand these over CPF guys they will just buy to collect and won't truly appreciate all the hard work behind these lights.

Frankly, it does not matter. I could care less if they polished them and stored them in an air tight display case or even ran them over with trucks. Tongue Out

What I am after is numbers - and big numbers at that. You see I am very surprised that we have only hit 200 sets (400 lights). I actually thought we would see 4 to 5 times that amount, especially given the rare nature of the Stainless X6 and Copper K6-14500, even the Aluminum K6-14500, and how many people never got the X6-SE the last go around.

It's the simple things that we take for granted that cost us the most

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Bugsy -Krono,

I’m not buying into the SS/CU set specifically because of the Stainless Steel X6.

I’m in for the AL set, but how about an AL/CU set also?

That, I could go for!

No extra tooling, just extra sales!

Thanks,
-Chuck

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What he said.

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chuckhov wrote:
Bugsy -Krono,

I’m not buying into the SS/CU set specifically because of the Stainless Steel X6.

I’m in for the AL set, but how about an AL/CU set also?

That, I could go for!

No extra tooling, just extra sales!

Thanks,
-Chuck

I’d prefer that option too. The thermal properties of SS scare me a little.

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Copperhead wrote:
chuckhov wrote:
I’m not buying into the SS/CU set specifically because of the Stainless Steel X6.

I’d prefer that option too. The thermal properties of SS scare me a little.

Well, if we can work out the details, there’s still a chance of making the heat sink section out of copper on the stainless steel version. This way you’d get good thermal properties in addition to the nearly-indestructible steel body.

I can’t promise anything, but doing it that way would be pretty cool. Some lights already do this, like the Sinner Ti XC; can you imagine what it would be like to have this on the X6? Smile

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ToyKeeper wrote:
Well, if we can work out the details, there’s still a chance of making the heat sink section out of copper on the stainless steel version. This way you’d get good thermal properties in addition to the nearly-indestructible steel body.

I can’t promise anything, but doing it that way would be pretty cool. Some lights already do this, like the Sinner Ti XC; can you imagine what it would be like to have this on the X6? Smile

My bank account does fear that option, I should instantly go offline for at least half a year to avoid disaster… Big Smile
But meh whatever. Lets see how this plays out.

I’ve posted a link to TLF a few hours ago since this GB was not mentioned there yet. I’d expect for a group of people to join in the next couple of days.

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ToyKeeper wrote:
Well, if we can work out the details, there’s still a chance of making the heat sink section out of copper on the stainless steel version. This way you’d get good thermal properties in addition to the nearly-indestructible steel body.

I can’t promise anything, but doing it that way would be pretty cool. Some lights already do this, like the Sinner Ti XC; can you imagine what it would be like to have this on the X6? Smile

That would be the best of all solutions, stunning and practical.
You guys are going to have make it happen. Smile

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Copperhead wrote:
ToyKeeper wrote:
Well, if we can work out the details, there’s still a chance of making the heat sink section out of copper on the stainless steel version. This way you’d get good thermal properties in addition to the nearly-indestructible steel body.

I can’t promise anything, but doing it that way would be pretty cool. Some lights already do this, like the Sinner Ti XC; can you imagine what it would be like to have this on the X6? Smile

That would be the best of all solutions, stunning and practical.
You guys are going to have make it happen. Smile

The only thing that would make that better is if the head was made to fit the 32mm triples without a spacer.

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^ +1…

Will there be a spacer for the SS X6 to take a 32mm triple?

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After looking at the photo in the first post closer, it is obviously Photoshoped. They still look good though.

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Copperhead wrote:
ToyKeeper wrote:
Well, if we can work out the details, there’s still a chance of making the heat sink section out of copper on the stainless steel version. This way you’d get good thermal properties in addition to the nearly-indestructible steel body.

I can’t promise anything, but doing it that way would be pretty cool. Some lights already do this, like the Sinner Ti XC; can you imagine what it would be like to have this on the X6? Smile

That would be the best of all solutions, stunning and practical.
You guys are going to have make it happen. Smile

Copper finned section on SS is the plan Smile

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Stainless and copper? Wow!!! If that could happen with Wight’s driver with your firm ware TK, that could be the best light of 2016!! Might be tough to pull off though. The possibility is making my head swim. Each group buy just keeps getting better and better. With cooperative manufacturers, the future is very bright indeed. My hat is off to all the people involved in the latest group buys, where we have input in the design since Krono’s first Eagle Eye X6-SE GB. One last thought though, these new style group buys are product projects which are going to take time to get to the finish line. They are NOT the old style group buys where you buy a preexisting light for cheap. These new style group buys are going to take time, if you want a light that is right. You can’t rush perfection. Cheers to the BLF teams who make this happen, and cheers to the manufacturers who work with us, and cheers to all the buyers whose money spins the gears!!!

Hey Babe, check out my new light!!

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Copperhead wrote:
mizjif wrote:
I would LOVE a Cu version in 18650 size one day Love

So would I. Is there any chance this could happen?


Perhaps…on v3…perhaps :bigsmile:

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Maybe towards the end of this project, the XP-L Hi’s will be more readily available. Just saying

Hey Babe, check out my new light!!

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XP-L HI?

I’m sure that Olight has a Large order in, so Cree will just have to Make More… For US!

I hope…

-Chuck

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ToyKeeper wrote:
Copperhead wrote:
chuckhov wrote:
I’m not buying into the SS/CU set specifically because of the Stainless Steel X6.

I’d prefer that option too. The thermal properties of SS scare me a little.

Well, if we can work out the details, there’s still a chance of making the heat sink section out of copper on the stainless steel version. This way you’d get good thermal properties in addition to the nearly-indestructible steel body.

I can’t promise anything, but doing it that way would be pretty cool. Some lights already do this, like the Sinner Ti XC; can you imagine what it would be like to have this on the X6? Smile

This is the kind of option I’m hoping for too, if it works well to radiate the heat? Not exactly keen on a SS light running at such high A, I’ll probably be likely to burn up the LED

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