I present you with Giggles, the most hardcore BLF thrower in the World.

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Drool yes
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Giggle Never

Cheers David

I agree.

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Del has measured it a few times and got a best reading of 1.1Mcd on the prototype reflector IIRC.

Wow! No wonder it looks like an alien transport beam when shined upwards in humid conditions!

Yep, there was no trickery involved with the beamshots, it really looks like that (more or less depending on how much the camera freaked out).

It kinda sucked cause I had a longer distance beamshot I wanted to try but the beam itself washed out the target too much to be any good.

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Simply awesome!

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dr_giggles

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Thanks for the review TA, and all the pics…. seeing it alone it looks pretty normal, but seeing it next to an L6 it’s just ridiculous!

Wonder if we could find one of the NBA guys and have him show the GT with those extra large hands… then sit it down next to a beer or something of known proportion. That’d be a neat mind trick.

Well done light, looks they’re pulling it off to a “T”!

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Raccoon City, that looks eerily like my surgeon… (shivers)

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Raccoon City, that looks eerily like my surgeon... (shivers)

:D

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TA, you have rendered me speechless. This is not easy to do. Congrats I tip my hat to you!

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TA, you have rendered me speechless. This is not easy to do. Congrats I tip my hat to you!

I feel good about this accomplishment.

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TA my man, can you post a few photos of how it looks in the hand? Both for reference and just for fun? Big Smile

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TA my man, can you post a few photos of how it looks in the hand? Both for reference and just for fun? Big Smile

I would but I just sent my light off to a member to do a review on, so giggles has left the building for the moment.

You will most likely get what you want when that review is done though.

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TA my man, can you post a few photos of how it looks in the hand? Both for reference and just for fun? Big Smile

I would but I just sent my light off to a member to do a review on, so giggles has left the building for the moment.

You will most likely get what you want when that review is done though.


Lovely! Thumbs Up

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so is the board copper? that grey always makes me think of the aluminum ones

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I want to engrave this logo on the side like you did…

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joel95ex wrote:
so is the board copper? that grey always makes me think of the aluminum ones

The mcpcb is most assuredly DTP copper. A VERY nice mcpcb for sure. Heavy, flat and solid.

The gray laser engraving is the aluminum body, the light body is aluminum, copper would be insanely heavy and super silly expensive, like $1000.

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AlexGT wrote:
I want to engrave this logo on the side like you did…

!https://i.imgur.com/nYpqZRg.png!

Interesting design, could look good. Obiously it could not have the colors if it is engraved but I suppose you could have it printed on the light as well. Lots of places do that but printing doesn’t last as long.

In fact places like Fastsigns and other made to order sign shops might be able to do laser engraving locally now days, they say they can print on anything.

It is worth checking into for anyone that wants to get their own light engraved. I will include the text I used for engraving below for anyone to copy.

Here is the Giggles Text that I used in a few different formats. Personally I would stretch it out another mm or 2 to fill out the flat area but otherwise I think it works great.

Giggles Text For Engraving

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yes i’m on the first list and saw the specs but i always freak out when i see a light with the led on a grey board. thank you

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When I saw this post, I thought “CRAP! Yet another light to buy.”
When I realized I was already on the list, I thought, “CRAP, one less light to buy!” Big Smile

Keep safe in all the crazy weather, TA and the rest of the BLF ohana in Texas!

People say I’m a flashaholic like it’s a bad thing…

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MaxToch makes some really nice DTP copper MCPCB’s, and they are white to grey in color of the masking that is on top. Don’t see where the color has anything to do with it.

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MaxToch makes some really nice DTP copper MCPCB’s, and they are white to grey in color of the masking that is on top. Don’t see where the color has anything to do with it.

no big deal, relax. just double-checking. like i said, i’ve seen many aluminum ones that same color.

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MaxToch makes some really nice DTP copper MCPCB’s, and they are white to grey in color of the masking that is on top. Don’t see where the color has anything to do with it.

no big deal, relax. just double-checking. like i said, i’ve seen many aluminum ones that same color.

It’s ok. The masking on the mcpcb can be a whole array of colors. We are used to seeing red simply due to that being what we have seen the most around here. White and other colors are usually cheaper though so thats why you generally see these colors on production lights. Plus white will not cause any funny tint shifts if for some reason it is exposed.

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Awesome light, but too expensive for me… Crying

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Sorry, I do not want to de-rail the extensive BLF-GT thread of The Miller any further but I would like you to know that:

Not only is the Giggles thread on the other forum closed, what you already knew, but now it is also removed.
Some members on the other forum are discussing this in the giggles thread
They are also discussing when the discussion about it will be removed (I could not bring myself to add a smiley).

You are a flashaholic if you are forced to come out of the closet, to make room for more flashlights.

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Henk4U2 wrote:
Sorry, I do not want to de-rail the extensive BLF-GT thread of The Miller any further but I would like you to know that:

Not only is the Giggles thread on the other forum closed, what you already knew, but now it is also removed.
Some members on the other forum are discussing this in the giggles thread
They are also discussing when the discussion about it will be removed (I could not bring myself to add a smiley).

Interesting, already closed.

For the record, I have not and will not make a penny off the sale of these lights. The only compensation I am getting for my work on the GT (along with the rest of the team) is a free GT to keep. Turns out it looks like I will end up with the prototype to keep as well. So I have no reason at all to care about how many sell except for an improved relationship with lumintop.

I did indeed PM Bullseyebill, I was waiting for a reply but now that the thread is removed I guess that answers my question.

Basically the between the lines explanation is that they can’t stand the idea of CPF members creating an account on BLF in order to sign up for the light. Which I can’t totally fault them for considering they are a for profit website. It doesn’t make sense to send people to an alternative website.

He did say that if a GB thread was opened on CPF then the thread could remain open but Miller doesn’t have time to deal with that with the Q8 just going live along with the GT and FW3 all going on already.

If things slow down and Miller has time it is possible we could open a GB thread on CPF for it and try again. Or if a CPF member wanted to volunteer to maintain a GB list on CPF you could contact miller about it, it is possible we could work it out that way but it is up to Miller since that is his department.

The end result is that it is their site, I will abide by their rules. I hold no hard feelings, just disappointment.

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Just stick around here, we got cold beer and good company all day long Thumbs Up Cool Beer

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you are right, i was CPF member first when im searching for some reviews, their review is great and clear, i have to admit that
but when i want to go higher, deeper in flashlight, i move to here
take some time to get used to this forum, but now i feeeel great to be here

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Texas_Ace wrote:
Henk4U2 wrote:
Sorry, I do not want to de-rail the extensive BLF-GT thread of The Miller any further but I would like you to know that:

Not only is the Giggles thread on the other forum closed, what you already knew, but now it is also removed.
Some members on the other forum are discussing this in the giggles thread
They are also discussing when the discussion about it will be removed (I could not bring myself to add a smiley).

Interesting, already closed.

For the record, I have not and will not make a penny off the sale of these lights. The only compensation I am getting for my work on the GT (along with the rest of the team) is a free GT to keep. Turns out it looks like I will end up with the prototype to keep as well. So I have no reason at all to care about how many sell except for an improved relationship with lumintop.

I did indeed PM Bullseyebill, I was waiting for a reply but now that the thread is removed I guess that answers my question.

Well (maybe) except by some newcomers nobody here even plays with the thought that you (all) are being paid for all your hard work. But to outsiders it is maybe a strange concept that a small group of people work hard in order to give a large group of people some nice moments with their hobby. For which the large group is very gratefull, at least I am Thumbs Up

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First gut reaction when TA send me the PMs: “Let Vin buy them at full retail tweak focus a little, add a dedomed XHP35HD so they can buy what we make for $120-$160 with a Vin seal of approval for $500-$700” Big Smile
But that is not fair, their house, their rules, simple as that.
So if a better down payment method then PMs with Paypal info can be found and the BLF PMs for the $111 price are send I see no reason not to offer it up there for the $150

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Henk4U2 wrote:
Texas_Ace wrote:
Henk4U2 wrote:
Sorry, I do not want to de-rail the extensive BLF-GT thread of The Miller any further but I would like you to know that: Not only is the Giggles thread on the other forum closed, what you already knew, but now it is also removed. Some members on the other forum are discussing this in the giggles thread They are also discussing when the discussion about it will be removed (I could not bring myself to add a smiley).
Interesting, already closed. For the record, I have not and will not make a penny off the sale of these lights. The only compensation I am getting for my work on the GT (along with the rest of the team) is a free GT to keep. Turns out it looks like I will end up with the prototype to keep as well. So I have no reason at all to care about how many sell except for an improved relationship with lumintop. I did indeed PM Bullseyebill, I was waiting for a reply but now that the thread is removed I guess that answers my question.
Well (maybe) except by some newcomers nobody here even plays with the thought that you (all) are being paid for all your hard work. But to outsiders it is maybe a strange concept that a small group of people work hard in order to give a large group of people some nice moments with their hobby. For which the large group is very gratefull, at least I am Thumbs Up

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