FW3A, a TLF/BLF EDC flashlight - SST-20 available, coupon codes public

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teacher wrote:
ToyKeeper posted:…………. Flying Luminosity posted:xevious posted:

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I don’t know what we’ll actually get, but I’m liking these darker and more vivid purples people made.

…..

The burning question is……. which one is closest to the ‘Gold Standard’???
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Barney Purple

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Pick any purple shade you want .. just give me THIS one!

!drab!

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timbo114 wrote:
Pick any purple shade you want .. just give me THIS one!

I’m with you timbo114….. Thumbs Up

The TK Purple one is a given… I hope.

I like the Blue too. But the more I look at that Army Green/Dark Olive the more I like it.

I would be most happy if in addition to the FW3A-TK they did both the Blue & the Army Green. Thumbs Up . Why not, it will just be more sales. Wink

But… it ain’t my call. Time will tell…..

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Any news about the LH351D version?

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Yep let TK decide which shade to go with, then I’ll buy one for my old girl

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Once you have the “Army Green” one next to a bronze colored flashlight does the green become more apparent. But definitely not your usual medium green. I’d call it more of a Greenish Bronze, or “Olive Drab Metallic”. The Zebralight is meant to be Olive Drab, but you can see there’s comparatively more of a bronze-green in the FW3A.

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Yeah… whatever it’s called, I really like the FW3A ‘Army Green’. Thumbs Up

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Only 1 thing could make the ‘green’ better … if it was absolutely FLAT matte and grippy, like a cerakote!
MMM MMM good!

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For those of you discussing how the white is done, I assume it's just the same as Lumintop's white Tool AA 2.0. So clearly they're already doing white coating, whether that's a powdercoat or anodization or what I have no idea.

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Scallywag wrote:

For those of you discussing how the white is done, I assume it’s just the same as Lumintop’s white Tool AA 2.0. So clearly they’re already doing white coating, whether that’s a powdercoat or anodization or what I have no idea.


Definitely not powder coating.
Someone with the white Tool AA said the threads were conductive. Typically, anodizing is not conductive so this tells me Lumintop (technically the company that does their anodizing) is doing something unique to get this color. I’m curious to know how it’s achieved, but no big deal. I don’t want to go too off topic.

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TK,
Has it been determined that the Samsung L351DH emitter is not going to happen for this light?

Edit* LH351D
stupid keypad!@#$

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TK, Has it been determined that the Samsung L351DH …

Nothing has been determined about LH351D.

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JasonWW wrote:
I don’t want to go too off topic.

Isn’t that why we are here Big Smile
I heard that to get a white anodising (this is the unicorn in anodising) a special ceramic coating is used. It should be harder than hard anodising, but it does not seal of the aluminium fully. Maybe this is why the threads were conductive.

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Will the Copper FW3A come with the SST-20 at some point?

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Will the Copper FW3A come with the SST-20 at some point?

I believe I read about a month. I just hope it has high bin (no green) and latest Anduril. That would make me buy a second FW3A.

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I am still checking to cancel the SST20 if the 219C comes back up, but it doesn't seem to want to come back. I will probably end up modding it if it is too green.

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New Tool looks great, but it is not pure white and the anodization is matte/rough Smile

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maba wrote:
New Tool looks great, but it is not pure white and the anodization is matte/rough Smile

Same as the silver/white M43, IRRC it has to do with the particle size of the anodizing powder varying between the different colors. It catches dirt extremely quick and is a pita to get it clean. But looks great while new, almost like a sandblasted finish.

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maba wrote:
New Tool looks great, but it is not pure white and the anodization is matte/rough Smile

This tool’s finish reminds me the former FW3A bead blasted by Fritz. Oops

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Still like the original design…

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Yep… then it got all BLF’D-UP! Facepalm

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maba wrote:
New Tool looks great, but it is not pure white and the anodization is matte/rough Smile



I wonder if they are doing an acid etch in order to get the white die on there.

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I like my white D4.

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timbo114 wrote:
Pick any purple shade you want .. just give me THIS one!

!drab!

Thumbs Up +1 on the Desert Tan or Army
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A smooth powder coat would be cool

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To buy the copper version or not….

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The copper SST20 is now up.

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FW3C copper SST20 verison available to order now

FW3A Nichia 219c also available to order

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Neal wrote:
FW3C copper SST20 verison available to order now

FW3A Nichia 219c also available to order

Awesome. Thanks, Neal. Do you expect a TiCu version in the near future?

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