[PART 2] Official BLF GT Group Buy thread. Closed, but Public sales open!

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Please add me to the list

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Please add me to the list

Sadly the list is closed but the public sale should be going live any day now and I think I have talked Lumintop into a better price then they were planning on ($325) as well.

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Any thoght about this kind of tracking number Wp******** where can i track it. I send to neal that i need DHL or ARAMEX and he sayed LT will use ARAMEX and payed extra for that.

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shan6oob wrote:
Any thoght about this kind of tracking number Wp******** where can i track it. I send to neal that i need DHL or ARAMEX and he sayed LT will use ARAMEX and payed extra for that.

Send Neal a message about this. I am not sure when your order was shipped but there was a lot of confusion in the orders shipped before CNY and several other mistakes were made.

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Texas_Ace wrote:
shan6oob wrote:
Any thoght about this kind of tracking number Wp******** where can i track it. I send to neal that i need DHL or ARAMEX and he sayed LT will use ARAMEX and payed extra for that.

Send Neal a message about this. I am not sure when your order was shipped but there was a lot of confusion in the orders shipped before CNY and several other mistakes were made.

thank you TA i talked with neal about it i paid extra fees last week and neal confirm that my light shipped last few days but i need to track this kind of numbers .

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shan6oob wrote:
Texas_Ace wrote:
shan6oob wrote:
Any thoght about this kind of tracking number Wp******** where can i track it. I send to neal that i need DHL or ARAMEX and he sayed LT will use ARAMEX and payed extra for that.

Send Neal a message about this. I am not sure when your order was shipped but there was a lot of confusion in the orders shipped before CNY and several other mistakes were made.

thank you TA i talked with neal about it i paid extra fees last week and neal confirm that my light shipped last few days but i need to track this kind of numbers .

You have tried one of the following Android Apps?

17TRACK,
TRACK24,
TrackChecker Mobile

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Neal should be able to tell you where to track them.

I don’t even try to track China packages for at least a month anymore, too much hassle and generally doesn’t have any good information anyways.

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Kingjohn wrote:
shan6oob wrote:
Texas_Ace wrote:
shan6oob wrote:
Any thoght about this kind of tracking number Wp******** where can i track it. I send to neal that i need DHL or ARAMEX and he sayed LT will use ARAMEX and payed extra for that.

Send Neal a message about this. I am not sure when your order was shipped but there was a lot of confusion in the orders shipped before CNY and several other mistakes were made.

thank you TA i talked with neal about it i paid extra fees last week and neal confirm that my light shipped last few days but i need to track this kind of numbers .

You have tried one of the following Android Apps?

17TRACK,
TRACK24,
TrackChecker Mobile

Thank you track24 work with the number

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Texas_Ace wrote:
Neal should be able to tell you where to track them.

I don’t even try to track China packages for at least a month anymore, too much hassle and generally doesn’t have any good information anyways.

I thoght maybe it some cheap service from premiume carrier like DHL but no its shown as register mail. so i paid extra fees for express then LT use register mail!! i am so mad after waiting 4months now this happen.

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shan6oob wrote:
Texas_Ace wrote:
Neal should be able to tell you where to track them.

I don’t even try to track China packages for at least a month anymore, too much hassle and generally doesn’t have any good information anyways.

I thoght maybe it some cheap service from premiume carrier like DHL but no its shown as register mail. so i paid extra fees for express then LT use register mail!! i am so mad after waiting 4months now this happen.

Talk to Neal. The shipping system is very complicated and has to go through about 4 places before someone actually prints a label. It is easy for things to be lost along the way.

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Good to know. Thanks TA. I changed my GT to go Turbo in single fast click, so I’m worried a bit. I checked wall shot last night at moonlight mode, still fully lit.

I have been using my light for months in that mode and it works fine. This was just a weak LED.

And I have been waiting for months for the rear part and batteries, that guy Mr Neal don’t give a s**t about consumer care and never answer emails or PM.

Only concerned about selling, last time I bought the short tube and ask him if it is possible for also a endcap, so I can finally use my GT head.

But what do you think….no, nothing noppes hear from this Mr Neal.

What a shame (sorry guys, no offence to the GT team)

Package not moved since 11/02/2018 (58 days)…waiting patient for full refund Tired

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Neal had been out of contact for over a month during CNY and the following weeks. Try contacting him now, he is responding much better now.

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Finally, it arrived
This morning it was delivered to my home
When I arrived to home and saw it, a giggle was drawn on my face

When I opened the box, the giggle began to disappear
The tailcap was loose and could move freely inside the box to hit the other parts
When checking the tailcap there were three small dings without the anodizing
The giggle was lost

Luckily, the other parts are unmarked

The reflector is slightly OP, do not like

Knowing beforehand that the 35Es that I bought had not been shipped with the GT, I had prepared 4 NCR18650GA for testing

NCR18650GA do not make contact due to polarity protection system

I won’t be able to prove it today

Tomorrow I’ll see what I do

With everything I’ve been waiting for and what I’ve been happened, I had hoping for a perfect GT.
That was not so
There are no giggles until now.

PD, Tomorrow I will take and post photos of dings on tailcap

Sorry for my bad English (gogole transtorla)

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g_sintornillos wrote:

The tailcap was loose and could move freely inside the box to hit the other parts.

Was this in the single, big DHL style box? The packing is so tight in that box it’s hard to believe it would be loose. There is only a little room in between the top and bottom foam pieces.

If it was in the 2 piece registered shipping boxes the battery tube and tail cap are wrapped in bubble wrap and put in a box just big enough to fit it in.

This is the first report I’ve heard of a tail cap being loose in a box.

How do you think it happened?

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Possible custom officer tested it to make sure it is a flashlight?

cool i'll see you when you get there

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DENGOH wrote:
Possible custom officer tested it to make sure it is a flashlight?

Yes, I was thinking this as well, this is quite possible if the customs are as strict as he says they are.

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Ya, they could have assembled it and found that their D size batteries could not power GT up. Facepalm

cool i'll see you when you get there

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Customs can be a nightmare. Here too… Angry

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g_sintornillos wrote:

The reflector is slightly OP, do not like

Looking now rested and with a more open mind
It doesn’t seem to be so rough, is not bad
Texas_Ace wrote:
DENGOH wrote:
Possible custom officer tested it to make sure it is a flashlight?

Yes, I was thinking this as well, this is quite possible if the customs are as strict as he says they are.


Doubtless
After carefully checking the outside of the box, under a pile of stickers (labels, tapes, pieces of nylon in different colours and prints), a tape with the inscription “FedEx OPENED BY CUSTOMS” appears.
There’s also some traces of a piece of nylon with traces of the DHL logo on it.

I can assure you that it was not opened by the Uruguayan customs because there is a whole bureaucracy set up by law
1 – Customs retains the package
2 – The recipient is notified
3 – Must be opened in the presence of the recipient or a designated representative in writing
4 – Customs closes the package with its own tape in the presence of the recipient or representative
5 – Customs (if applicable) and storage fees are paid
6 – Against the receipt of the fees the package is delivered

Because of the depth of that tape, I think it was at the customs office of departure

g_sintornillos wrote:

NCR18650GA do not make contact due to polarity protection system

Tonight I’ll test it with the 30Q of the Q8
These make contact

See you later

Sorry for my bad English (gogole transtorla)

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Yeah, that would explain it, it is not like lumintop to leave the tailcap loose, they know it would just cause damage. Customs is a royal pain.

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Hi,

Is that “future round” aka third round of GB coming anytime soon?

Official list says we can expect PM’s coming out in mid-end January 2018. I haven’t received anything. I understand that at this point it’s better not to promise anything, but can we expect to receive that PM before the end of April?

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Juusto wrote:
Hi,

Is that “future round” aka third round of GB coming anytime soon?

Official list says we can expect PM’s coming out in mid-end January 2018. I haven’t received anything. I understand that at this point it’s better not to promise anything, but can we expect to receive that PM before the end of April?

Yes, We wanted to send them out last week but had some technical issues that caused a delay with the PM’s.

They should be going out any day now. The public sales will open at the same time.

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In other news I just got done distributing the Donations from the first rounds of the GB to the team now that Neals paypal account is working again.

We ended up with around $875 of user donations for the first rounds.

I speak for the whole team when I say thank you!

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Excellent! I’m definitely getting excited to finally have this beast of a light on order soon!

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Texas_Ace wrote:
In other news I just got done distributing the Donations from the first rounds of the GB to the team now that Neals paypal account is working again. We ended up with around $875 of user donations for the first rounds. *I speak for the whole team when I say thank you!*

It nothing in relation to all the hard work you guys did, thanks again! 

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When comes the news, that the 3 group can buy the lamp?

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gtxxl wrote:
When is the news, that the 3 group can buy the lamp?
Check out post # 594.

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teacher wrote:
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When is the news, that the 3 group can buy the lamp?
Check out post # 594.

Thank you teacher I have overlooked it, although I read this thread every day Innocent

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Juusto wrote:

Official list says we can expect PM’s coming out in mid-end January 2018.

Where do you see that?
You might be quoting something that was posted back in December. All the current info is in post #1 of this thread.

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JasonWW wrote:
Juusto wrote:
Official list says we can expect PM’s coming out in mid-end January 2018.
Where do you see that? You might be quoting something that was posted back in December. All the current info is in post #1 of this thread.

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