Convoy designed me (us) a hunting flashlight (L21B)

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Funtastic, how is this flashlight coming along Cool

It’s in production, maybe 2 months away. It’ll be a 2021 release I’d say

Any updates?

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Chatika vas Paus wrote:
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Funtastic, how is this flashlight coming along Cool

It’s in production, maybe 2 months away. It’ll be a 2021 release I’d say

Any updates?

Simon has a sample but there’s an issue with the reflector so have to wait

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Was this released?

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my two cents is that it should have little to no grip. A bumpy grip for me means it’s harder to wipe down and get clean. If I need any grip I slap some hockey tape on it which is easy to remove.

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TimMc wrote:
Was this released?

I have a couple samples and it performs incredibly well. The issue that needs to be corrected is very poor focus, the reflector needs lifting higher when using the Osram LEDs. Simon is waiting for some final measurements from me before ordering new thicker gaskets.

I haven’t tested the CULPM1 yet, but below are the range measurements I get using the CSLNM1

Red – 820m
Green – 1,674m

Body diameter ended up being 26mm instead of 27mm which I absolutely love since it’ll still fit most 25.4mm mounting brackets. I hope Simon gets into making lighter weight models because there’ll be many who’d prefer them. The L21A is better for heat dissipation, but felt quite bulky, this L21B is only 210g vs 354g. I just wish he’d get a little more creative with the naming as I’m sure many potential customers would be put off from the confusion. I mean there’s the C8+ and the 21700 version is called the M21A, how confusing is that

It’s really decent. This will give all hunting brands out there a real run for their money.

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Could you show us this sample? Next to the L21A and C8+/M21A?

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Chatika vas Paus wrote:
Could you show us this sample? Next to the L21A and C8+/M21A?

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Is it available from Simon?

I mean, the prices in your store are a bit high compared to Simon

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Yokiamy wrote:
Is it available from Simon?

I mean, the prices in your store are a bit high compared to Simon

Prices are very high if you’re looking at them in usd, but it’s nzd Smile although I still need to make a living somehow

New Zealand customers only as exporting is problematic. I give lifetime upgrades and free labour on repairs after 1 yr warranty to make the prices worth it

The focus is bad without height adjustment of the reflector and so I’ve told Simon the thickness gasket of what’s needed.

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Oh and btw, I don’t just resell as is, I install dual springs, align LED, tighten screws and retaining rings, and clean all contacts

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Ah, thanks for the explanation, forgot that its NZ$ which is obvious different than US$.
No need to excuse, i understand that its part of your business and you have to make a living.

Was just hoping that BLF enthusiasts can buy it from Simon, since most of us are familiar with Convoy and modding.

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Was just hoping that BLF enthusiasts can buy it from Simon, since most of us are familiar with Convoy and modding.

Just flick Simon a message and ask for it Smile he has them ready, but just with the focus issue.

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First look at the performance using the Osram CSLNM1 Red

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Would you be able to do a store demo of L21B STF40 VS Osram?

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Would you be able to do a store demo of L21B STF40 VS Osram?

I don’t have the SFT40 to be able. I might get one, but unsure as most love a gun light to be a very narrow beam like the Osram cslnm1 and culpm1.

My customers are mainly those needing 600+ meters for deer

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I definitely understand. we wouldn’t want the spill from the light to disable, distance vision. Poaching must be minimal out there. Most state’s here, if you have a rifle and a good light at night, Someone will investigate you.

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oh boy
I have the C8 (which i use for hunting, with the remote tail cap), and also the L21A.

This L21B sounds perfect as an upgrade to the C8. Can you confirm if it fits the weapon mount “Olight X-WM03” ?

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My customers are mainly those needing 600+ meters for deer
I am curious Funtastic, can you guys “legally” hunt deer at night in New Zeland??
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oh boy
I have the C8 (which i use for hunting, with the remote tail cap), and also the L21A.

This L21B sounds perfect as an upgrade to the C8. Can you confirm if it fits the weapon mount “Olight X-WM03” ?

It’s 26mm so it’ll fit even if it can’t clamp in all the way.

This needs some major adjustments though for the Osram LEDs, but okay for the Luminus SFT40.

The focus is way out and the reflector needs lifting up. I’ve been modding these for my store and they’ve been selling like crazy. I made $1500 in two days, that’s usually 1 month of sales right there.

You can’t use the 8A Convoy driver since it doesn’t have a positive spring so you’ll dent in the batteries from the recoil and possibly damage the driver over time. Okay as a handheld though.

Pressure switches are in production.

Check out my YouTube videos of the Osram culpm1, cslnm1, and green, red

If you have a bit of modding experience you can turn this into the best budget gun light available

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My customers are mainly those needing 600+ meters for deer
I am curious Funtastic, can you guys hunt deer at night in New Zeland??

I don’t personally, but yes, very much so

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Funtastic wrote:
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My customers are mainly those needing 600+ meters for deer
I am curious Funtastic, can you guys hunt deer at night in New Zeland??

I don’t personally, but yes, very much so

Good info, thank you. ✅
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I have been using a C8F with my AR for raccoons and short range coyotes. For my longer range stuff, bolt guns and magnified optics I use an XHP-50.2 that I built that is well focused and driven pretty hard off of 2 26350 cells. Something like this new L21 might be and interesting replacement for that kind of work. Last time I checked, we can’t use real night vision in IL also no suppressors, so the big 6mm-284 does not get used often at night and I can only light out to about 400 yards and still use my 8×32x optics. Plus the darn thing goes so fast that I am not sure what a suppressor would really do for it.

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Funtastic wrote:
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Could you show us this sample? Next to the L21A and C8+/M21A?

!{width:80%}[img]https://i.imgur.com/7Nz0ej2.jpg[/img]!

Does this L21A and L21B reflector is physically same and cam be interchangeable on these 2?

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kaTz21 wrote:
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Chatika vas Paus wrote:
Could you show us this sample? Next to the L21A and C8+/M21A?

!{width:80%}[img]https://i.imgur.com/7Nz0ej2.jpg[/img]!

Does this L21A and L21B reflector is physically same and cam be interchangeable on these 2?

Same diameter but not interchangeable. The L21A’s reflector rests on a shelf, the L21B pushes down against the mcpcb

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Just read this topic, in fact I’ve just received this new light the other day, and I would like to improve the beam on it, because now it’s got like two donuts , I would prefer only one ,more concentrated , do you think this idea would be feasible with the gasket included ? I mean raising the reflector ? Thanks

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Which led version do you have? The factory messed up the focus which is why the focus hasn’t been very good. I got the correct size gasket made for the Osram chips, it’s only the SFT40 that needs adjusting, but I’m personally quite happy with it since the large corona helps out hunting to track an animal, if it runs after the first shot. It still could be worth correcting though

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I’ve bought the new version of sft40.
If you tell me there are improvements possible , that’s still good news.

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Is there anyway to identify the difference between the gaskets used on sft and osram ?

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Is there anyway to identify the difference between the gaskets used on sft and osram ?

SFT40 is square and the Osram’s are circular. Also the Osram CULPM1 has only a 4040 footprint, whereas the SFT is 5050

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This seems to be the circular one

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