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

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Ok I am part of the 3rd batch and ordered my GT on the 19th my question is when you order the extra batteries are they shipping these separately or with the light? Thanks

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Ok I am part of the 3rd batch and ordered my GT on the 19th my question is when you order the extra batteries are they shipping these separately or with the light? Thanks

They will be shipping inside the light.

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I’ve ordered mine without battery’s to avoid any complications with shipping , but I was wondering how to order 8 ×35E’s by themselves because that option seems to have gone.

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Nev wrote:
I’ve ordered mine without battery’s to avoid any complications with shipping , but I was wondering how to order 8 ×35E’s by themselves because that option seems to have gone.

Yes, Neals deals has been taken offline until the GT batch is finished.

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I want another GT as I requested two originally.

How do I order mine now?

I never got an email or a message.

My number on the list is 1443.

Am I the right number to buy a second GT now?

Thanks guys for any help.

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Nope. Group 4. Next month.

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How far did I miss out by?

Others signed up to be members many times to get more lights.

I did the right thing, stupid me.

I am not impressed!

I will order a GT from Skylumen.

At least it will have a good looking Cool White 6500k LED installed as many buyers here would have wanted to have that option.

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I’m sorry to yet again post about this same case. This is just only place where I get response. I have sent pm and email to Neal, filled new survey and no-one have responded.

Tube and batteries are missing. Head I received in destroyed package long time ago.

I post this again to ask is there something else to do? You guys talk about some Leo dude. Is there some public email address to him? I have never even received tracking number, so I have no clue was that package even shipped or are they now tracing this package also.

Some response is not too much asked, I think.

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kahvitahra wrote:
I’m sorry to yet again post about this same case. This is just only place where I get response. I have sent pm and email to Neal, filled new survey and no-one have responded.

Tube and batteries are missing. Head I received in destroyed package long time ago.

I post this again to ask is there something else to do? You guys talk about some Leo dude. Is there some public email address to him? I have never even received tracking number, so I have no clue was that package even shipped or are they now tracing this package also.

Some response is not too much asked, I think.

I sent you a PM with the contact information for the guy that is running package traces on the missing packages. If you do not get a response from him let me know.

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Far Thrower wrote:
How far did I miss out by?

Others signed up to be members many times to get more lights.

I did the right thing, stupid me.

I am not impressed!

I do not understand?

We are going in order on the list, it is everyone up you 1425 this batch and the next batch will be everyone else.

It is just simply not your turn yet.

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Thanks for the quick reply Texas_Ace

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Far Thrower wrote:
How far did I miss out by?
1443?? I ‘think’ this group went up to 1425 (that number has been mentioned more than once as of late [as was 1450 to begin with] . )

Sooooo that would mean you missed the cutoff by about 18.

That means you will be getting a PM when Group #4 goes live in May (most likely).
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EDIT: … OH….. nevermind, I see you decided to order from another source.
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I will order a GT from Skylumen.
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teacher wrote:
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I am in 3rd batch paid and forgot my numbers. Any info how to get it? Thanks.
You list numbers? They are in post 5 of the OP, simply use CTRL + F to search for your user name.
Yep.. post #5.. http://budgetlightforum.com/comment/1295375#comment-1295375

You are numbers 1392 & 1517.

Thanks for info.
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Far Thrower wrote:
I want another GT as I requested two originally.

How do I order mine now?

I never got an email or a message.

My number on the list is 1443.

Am I the right number to buy a second GT now?#1425

Thanks guys for any help.

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I’m assuming it wasn’t 1450 as I believe I hold that spot and have received no correspondence (which isn’t a problem. No rush here).

PMs went out for lights through #1425.

Next round of GTs will start with light #1426.

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For this 3rd batch of lights going out will they be emailing the tracking information out? Just curious as I ordered it on 4-19-18 and I know they said about 3 weeks. Thanks

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great job Neal


Nice for the guys who bought a GT, hope they will get them at the end….

Still it hurts to see this…knowing there are several members from the early first batch that did not recieved the GT until now.
No concrete answer or info…. except ‘ we are trying to locate your pakkage’
Maybe they should solve the problems first for this persons before the new mass marketing ($$$$$)

This is not the way you treat senior members who are real flashlight aholics, just my 2cts

grts
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Nice for the guys who bought a GT, hope they will get them at the end….

Still it hurts to see this…nowing there are several members from the early first batch that did not recieved the GT until now.
No concrete answer or info…. except ‘ we are trying to locate your pakkage’
Maybe they should solve the problems first for this persons before the new mass marketing ($$$$$)

This is not the way you treat senior members who are real flashlight aholics, just my 2cts

grts
thommy

Yeah.
75 days since sending my lights….
Still didn’t recived.

Messeage sended from Neal week ago :
“hello
the courier still in checking the packages
if they confirmed can’t find
then lumintop will resend.

in this time pls also contact the local office and customs if it is in there”

When they confirmed that the packages are lost?
How long takes to check that they have package or not.

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You think they should stop everything else until they find those lights lost in shipping? Or are you saying they should be sending them new lights as well?

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thommy wrote:

Still it hurts to see this…knowing there are several members from the early first batch that did not recieved the GT until now.
No concrete answer or info…. except ‘ we are trying to locate your pakkage’
Maybe they should solve the problems first for this persons before the new mass marketing ($$$$$)

This is not the way you treat senior members who are real flashlight aholics, just my 2cts

grts
thommy


I think the problem list has been shrunk down to roughly 10 people that still have shipping problems/lost packages. The other 840 are fine. This means about 1.2% of the buyers still have not got their light.

There is a good chance 1.2% of the boxes you see in that picture above could get lost as well. This is just reality.

It sucks being in that small group, but how long do you want to wait before shipping out this next big batch of lights? A month? That is not very fair to these 375 people. It’s also not fair to Lumintop who need this influx of money. They can’t make a product and have it sit in a warehouse, it needs to get sold. This is how companies keep from going bankrupt. Producing and selling.

All the BLF team and the Lumintop people can do is be as fair as possible. Nothing is 100% fair, it is all a compromise.

It is also not a matter of treating “senior members” any special way. Everyone is treated the same.

I hope we can get that list of 10 people down to zero very soon.

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I also think that if this was a group buy with $30 lights with free shipping, Lumintop probably wouldn’t be SO hesitant to resend a light that they thought was missing. Unfortunately these GT lights are very expensive and the shipping is also very expensive so they ARE hesitant to send out replacements until they can confirm it’s lost. I think we can all understand this. It’s quite possible some packages are just delayed.

As TA mentioned, the shipping process from China is very convoluted with them having to use forwarding companies and such. I certainly don’t understand it.

I still have faith that if the package trace shows its truly missing and not just delayed, Lumintop will send out a replacement light. They are not out to screw anyone over and they care about their customers.

I just wish the time frames were shorter and the communication better. Thumbs Up

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Yes, if the package trace comes back as a lost package they will reship them for sure (or in a rare case possibly refund if it is determined that shipping to that country is not possible).

They have already lost several thousand dollars on returned shipments, damaged / lost lights and the entire project at this point is still at a net loss for lumintop (with the latest sales it is possible they are just no breaking even).

It is pretty easy to understand why they are not just going to toss lights in the mail. That said, it is getting to the point of it being long enough for many of these people and they just need to accept they are lost and reship.

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Precision777 wrote:
For this 3rd batch of lights going out will they be emailing the tracking information out? Just curious as I ordered it on 4-19-18 and I know they said about 3 weeks. Thanks

It is unknown at this point, in the past the packages were delivered before Neal even got the tracking numbers back through all the links int he chain.

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Uh-oh. A GT showed up at my door today. Nothing good can come of this. Silly

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After I’ve had a chance to test it outside in the dark, I’ll see if I can port some firmware to it.

… but I don’t plan to take it apart until I’ve had some giggles.

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Uh-oh. A GT showed up at my door today. Nothing good can come of this. Silly

Was it shipped last week or this week as part of the current round of orders?

Or is this a much older order that has finally been delivered to your micro-asteroid in space? Lol

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Precision777 wrote:
For this 3rd batch of lights going out will they be emailing the tracking information out? Just curious as I ordered it on 4-19-18 and I know they said about 3 weeks. Thanks

It is unknown at this point, in the past the packages were delivered before Neal even got the tracking numbers back through all the links int he chain.

Ok Roger that!

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Trustfire T1, 3800, 11,000
Sunjack & Sunjack Mini
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Lumintop SD mini and ODL20C
Rofis MR70, TR15, and RC1
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Texas_Ace wrote:
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I want one too, hope they don’t price gouge us…

I think the price is fair, $10 if purchased with a GT, $15 if purchased separately.

Today I got the short tube for the BLF GT. ( bought separately )
Two sealing rings are mounted ! Thumbs Up
She was sent from Germany.
Thank you Neal & M4D M4X & Texas_Ace and all the Users who have given their time for this project, also The Miller not forgotten. Thumbs Up

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What a big short tube. Facepalm

cool i'll see you when you get there

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I haven’t received mine yet… Sad

gtxxl wrote:
Texas_Ace wrote:
AlexGT wrote:
I want one too, hope they don’t price gouge us…

I think the price is fair, $10 if purchased with a GT, $15 if purchased separately.

Today I got the short tube for the BLF GT.
She was sent from Germany.
Thank you Neal & M4D M4X & Texas_Ace Thumbs Up

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