Would you pay $4.50 for a stainless steel C8 bezel by Convoy?

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Litefighter wrote:
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Polish brand-new stainless steel C8 bezel by convoy. Left is thorfire c8s, right convoy c8.

Swap Thorfire’s improved C8S tail cap onto the Convoy and you’d have my ideal C8. Fantastic work as always, Tim. Thumbs Up

One of these days I might just buy a Thorfire for the tail cap, as silly as that may be.


Thank Litefighter! But the thorfire c8s tail cap will not fit convoy c8, it will not screw all the way down. Convoy c8 tail cap fit thorfire c8s.
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Henk4U2 wrote:
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Polish brand-new stainless steel C8 bezel by convoy. Left is thorfire c8s, right convoy c8.

What type/brand of polish compound do you use?
I built a simple contraption to fit the bezel on a power-drill, but using Brasso hardly made any difference with the original.


I use Mothers Mag & Aluminum Polish from Walmart. I polish a couple times.
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I got mine. Putted it on my grey C8 with TA driver, XP-L2 led and lighted tailcap. Full modded 3V emitter C8. Big Smile


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ZozzV6 wrote:
I got mine. Putted it on my grey C8 with TA driver, XP-L2 led and lighted tailcap. Full modded 3V emitter C8. Big Smile


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SWEET!
I love the way it looks on the grey C8. Definitely my favorite C8 color with the SS bezel. Thumbs Up
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Let me ask you all a question. Well, by “all” I mean all that have already received the new stainless bezel. Do you think the edges are too sharp? I may do a poll about this. Personally I’d like to see the sharp corners knocked off. Not enough to change the look just so that it’s not so sharp in hand or pocket. Simon asked me to get the overall BLF consensus since some people do like sharp corners. Please comment if you already have one.

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I like the sharp corners . If I don’t want the sharp corners then i’ll put the old bezel on it.

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I like it with sharp edges. IMO it is not so sharp that it could be a problem.

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I also like the bezel just as it is now Thumbs Up

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Interesting. That’s not quite what I expected to hear. It looks like I may be in the minority here. Smile

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I don’t like the sharp edges. Will try smooth them off with a diamond file, or just put the original one back.

14 Oct 2017 Smoothed all sharp edges – much better

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I like the edges the way they are atm.

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Got one in recently, put it on a grey Convoy C8, it looks really sweet. Cool

Yeah, the edges are a little sharp, i would have preferred them to be rounded off a little.

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Jerommel wrote:
Got one in recently, put it on a grey Convoy C8, it looks really sweet. Cool

Yeah, the edges are a little sharp, i would have preferred them to be rounded off a little.


I’m with you but it seems there is enough mixed feelings on this that maybe I should do a poll. I don’t dislike the new bezel by any means, I just think the sharpness detracts from the quality feel a bit. The rounding that I’m talking about would not really even be visible. It would not change the look or style at all. The only difference would be in how it feels when you run your finger over the corner. You’d still know you’re feeling a corner, it just wouldn’t catch on your skin…
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One for me on way from FT https://www.fasttech.com/p/7991100

Sorry for my bad English (gogole transtorla)

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I just got my bezel from simon. Realy like the look and feel of the C8 with it.

About the edges atleast my bezel is rounded somewhat on the top edges, but the low parts have been machined last and have not got any rounding on them.
If he just adds that last step of rounding off the low parts the same as the top it would be perfect!

Edit: I am only talking about the outer edge roundness Smile

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Would any additional machining impact the price? My unit doesn’t seem overly sharp but I wouldn’t mind refinement.

I’m more interested in those enhanced tail caps I’ve seen mentioned. Wink

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I think they are way too sharp. I love the love though.

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I received two of them from Simon.

Although i don’t have access to my C8s i tried one on a cheap Ultrafire C8 clone i bought last year from GB and it fits. It looks good but i agree about the sharp edges.

Nice fit and finish.

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I don’t find the edges too sharp at all.

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Got mine - I'd have to say they are too sharp for my taste. A C8 can still be pocketed and those edges can fray materials etc. Not that bad though to sand them down, so I'l be doing that. Overall though it's very nice!!

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g_sintornillos wrote:
One for me on way from FT https://www.fasttech.com/p/7991100

Did you like this one? I am thinking of ordering 1 for my C8F.

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Does it also fit the M21A?

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hey Zozz, I see you put in the OP reflector as well. I was thinking about doing the same thing to mine. Could I trouble you for a beam shot?

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I would buy one

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withoutink wrote:
I would buy one

They are available for a while, from Banggood to Simon (the official owner of Convoy) his AE store.

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cyclops wrote:
g_sintornillos wrote:
One for me on way from FT https://www.fasttech.com/p/7991100

Did you like this one? I am thinking of ordering 1 for my C8F.

My C8F with the bezel of FT

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