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

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Hello JasonWW Is there a timetable? When will the third group be shipped ? Paid on 04 April.
Did you say April 4th? Do you mean April 18th? Please clarify.
Oh Sorry I meant the 18.04, somehow I have problems with the website, I can not answer normally only quote works and then I quoted the wrong one.

Help i can not answer normally, only quote works not Save and Preview…

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gtxxl wrote:
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Hello JasonWW Is there a timetable? When will the third group be shipped ? Paid on 04 April.
Did you say April 4th? Do you mean April 18th? Please clarify.
Oh Sorry I meant the 18.04, somehow I have problems with the website, I can not answer normally only quote works and then I quoted the wrong one.

Help i can not answer normally, only quote works not Save and Preview…

That is a good question, I would contact the admin with the link on the left hand side of the page about that.

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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.

I can’t wait to see what you come up with.

I have had a few requests for Anduril on the MT09R’s I have been modding but I have never tried it myself yet. Is there a setup in the firmware for 2s and 4S lights? I think I am using the Q8 pinout, whatever the default FET+1 pinout in narsil is.

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I’m confused on how the shipping thing works, once I get my pm I pay the fee then what are the next steps? I’d appreciate the help (I’m number 1508 so I should be in the next batch)

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mikelights wrote:
I’m confused on how the shipping thing works, once I get my pm I pay the fee then what are the next steps? I’d appreciate the help (I’m number 1508 so I should be in the next batch)

Once you get your PM it will give you all the instructions. It will basically give you the website and the password to the order page. Then you can add the items you want into your cart, such as the GT and maybe the carry bag or the short battery tube or batteries, etc… Then the payment is done through PayPal.

Since you are in the US it will automatically be shipped through DHL with no extra shipping fees. So once it leaves lumintop you would get it within 3 to 5 days most likely. (This is what it was in previous US orders)

I am guessing you did not watch the video in post #1? If you go to 1:35 you can see the ordering and checkout process.

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Today, two BLF GTs arrived:

They’re a bit ridiculous though, at least inside of a city where there simply isn’t enough room for a mile-long beam. So here’s another shot of the twins next to some more practical lights:

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Thanks for clairifying it

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BLF GTTN42TG06SEmisar D4GT MiniS70STM36EDC-C4BLF Q8W30

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Would Samsung 30Qs be a good battery to use with this light?

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Chargers:

Opus BT-C3100MiBoxer C4-12MiBoxer C8Folomov A1

Flashlights:

BLF GTTN42TG06SEmisar D4GT MiniS70STM36EDC-C4BLF Q8W30

Custom Builds

XPL-HI C8, Aspheric XHP-70OSLON D1S

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ToyKeeper wrote:
Today, two BLF GTs arrived:

They’re a bit ridiculous though, at least inside of a city where there simply isn’t enough room for a mile-long beam. So here’s another shot of the twins next to some more practical lights:

I knew they were big, but holy cow, thats absurd LOL.
Hoping to go up on Skyline Pkwy by Enger tower and light up the grain elevators by the harbor when it shows up Big Smile

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30Q’s will be more than enough, but 35E seem to be the recommended cell for longer run time. This light doesn’t need the high amp supply as the light is only drawing 2.5A.

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

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

Sweet! I’ve been wondering when you would finally get your GT.

My fingers are crossed that Andúril and the GT play nicely without giving you much trouble.

I need lightning mode to harass my friend who lives a block away. Party

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wintermute76 wrote:
ToyKeeper wrote:
Today, two BLF GTs arrived:

They’re a bit ridiculous though, at least inside of a city where there simply isn’t enough room for a mile-long beam. So here’s another shot of the twins next to some more practical lights:

I knew they were big, but holy cow, thats absurd LOL.
Hoping to go up on Skyline Pkwy by Anger tower and light up the grain elevators by the harbor when it shows up Big Smile

Wait for a night when we have a 2000-3000 foot ceiling, and shine it due east. I should be able to see it from Ashland. Better yet, when mine shows up, we’ll have to try and converge them over Iron River. They’ll think the world is coming to an end. Shocked

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So is the shipping version of this light warm or cool white and what is the candela roughly because I knew it changed through the build process as far as I know

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Olight -S1R -I3E EOS -S mini brass -S2A -X7R -S mini copper Sofirn -SP33 Nitecore -TM06S Thrunite  -TN42 -TN40 ThorFire -S70S -TG06S -TK05 Manker -Mk34 Noctigon Emisar -Meteor M43 -Emisar D4 -Emisar D1 -Emisar D1S -Emisar D18 -Emisar D4S Rofis -TR31 Lumintop -BLF GT -GT Mini -IYP365 -Tool AA 2.0 -FW3C Acebeam -X80GTvn -W30 Imalent -R90C -MS18 FireFlies -E07 Brass Reylight -Pineapple 

 

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Chargers:

Opus BT-C3100MiBoxer C4-12MiBoxer C8Folomov A1

Flashlights:

BLF GTTN42TG06SEmisar D4GT MiniS70STM36EDC-C4BLF Q8W30

Custom Builds

XPL-HI C8, Aspheric XHP-70OSLON D1S

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Group buy versions are shipping with a 4,000k XHP35.

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mikelights wrote:
So is the shipping version of this light warm or cool white and what is the candela roughly because I knew it changed through the build process as far as I know

They are generally tested between 1Mcd and 1.2Mcd. I just took a reading last night and got 1.1Mcd

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Ok, here are the results of my testing with the Dr Meter LX1330B lux meter and the XHP70.2 GT.

These readings are at 10m, outside.

First the stock GT for a reference point.

– 1.1 Mcd for a total of 2100m of throw

Next up is the XHP70.2 80cri GT with dome on

– 560 Kcd for a total of 1500m of throw with over 9,000 lumens!

Lastly the XHP70.2 80cri GT with sliced dome

– 750 Kcd for a total of 1725m of throw with over 9,000 lumens!

So needless to say I am pretty happy with the results. A P2 bin XHP70.2 could most likely get a bit more then this but I didn’t have any on hand when I put these together.

Here are some very crude beam shots that kind of show the difference.

Dome on > Dome sliced > Stock GT

Stock GT:

XHP70.2 sliced Dome GT

XHP70.2 dome on GT

I am officially listing both of these lights for sale and I can swap the LED to something else if someone wanted.

I will post a thread for them later when I have some time. PM me if interested. They will not be cheap sadly, this is one of the only ways I am making money off this project and I need the money.

I could only get 4 of these prototype mcpcb’s so I can’t make anymore of these unless they put it into production down the line. Which they are still not giving me a straight answer, hopefully these results will bring them around.

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That sliced dome xp70.2 output and throw is awesome! Is that simply an emitter/mcpcb swap running the stock driver?

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I’m kinda digging the dome on version myself. I like the more floody, Q8 on steroids output.

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That sliced dome xp70.2 output and throw is awesome! Is that simply an emitter/mcpcb swap running the stock driver?

It also has a custom TA driver to get the extra output over the stock buck driver and custom centering ring.

It gives you an extra ~2000-2500 lumens with the TA driver.

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I’m kinda digging the dome on version myself. I like the more floody, Q8 on steroids output.

Yeah, I am having a real hard time deciding which one I like better myself, every time I think I have decided I try the other one and I realized I have not decided lol.

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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

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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.

It is very sad if you read such ill-conceived statements. LM lost only 1.2% of sent flashlights, which is presented as the way to bankruptcy of the company. Do not be funny. No company will go bankrupt by losing 1.2% of its revenues. People who have not got flashlights so far lose 100% of their money. This is over 80 times more than LM and so far no one wrote that he was sorry about it. Let’s be attacked like inferior users. Like users who want to cheat, rob LM and maybe even BLF. We are supposed to sit quietly and do not complain because LM is losing a lot of money through us !!!! Larger nonsense is probably said only during election campaigns. So far, I’m losing $ 114, which is a lot of my monthly expenses. But reading the posts on the forum I’m suspected to make LM bankrupt !!!
Nobody from the Team wrote that LM was guilty wrong securing packages that someone led to the flooding of parcels which was repeatedly shown in the pictures of users who got packages. Written are opinions that the fault lies on the side of eg Polish post which lost the parcel. Someone from the Team suggested to make a list of countries to which parcels should not be sent because they are lost. Make a mistake before you write similar nonsense. Thinking does not hurt.


You did not understand what I said at all. Please read it again. If it still does make sense, please ignore it. I can not make it any clearer.

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maybe just stop worrying about the financial condition of LM

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Jimmy007 wrote:
maybe just stop worrying about the financial condition of LM

I’m guessing it is too big a language barrier. Sorry.

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For you for sure

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maybe he has colleagues only in LM

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Can you take this discussion through PMs please? i really dont want the thread to be closed again..

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Why? Are you afraid of the nasty truth of how some people are waiting for their flashlights?

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Touchofred wrote:
Can you take this discussion through PMs please? i really dont want the thread to be closed again..

We bought GT through this group buy so this is our common problem.

Private messages have not solved our problems so far so we are looking for help from the GT Team.

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Jimmy007 wrote:
Why? Are you afraid of the nasty truth of how some people are waiting for their flashlights?

I already know that some people are waiting for their flashlight, which is really a bummer.
But it won’t help to clutter the thread with these kind of posts and closing the thread. Becuase it has happend like two times before.

But that just what i think. So im not going to clutter the thread even more with these posts.

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