Premeium Price for 21700 Flashlights

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Premeium Price for 21700 Flashlights

Hello the Forum, I would expect as time goes buy, that the range of cost

for 21700 flashlights would widen, especially in lower cost models. In

looking for a few more flashlights, 21700 variety, I am not finding much /any

in the budget price range. It seems it has not got there yet. Your

thought on this? Or what is there in the $20 - $30. Not super bright.

Memory would be nice. reliable, good switch, low charge indicator.


Thanks, Stan

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You can have a look at Convoy's store in Aliexpress.

Here's some models that I can think of:
1. Convoy S12  w/ 3 x LHD351D - for close range.
2. Convoy S21A w/ SST40 Convoy - for mid range.
3. Convoy S21B w/ Osram KW CULPM1.TG - long range but still very pocket-able.
4. Convoy M21A w/ Osram KW CSLPM1.TG - even longer range.

I do have a few more models and manufacturers in mind, but feel free to describe your use case so that the community can guide you through laughing 

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There are probably hundreds of 21700 based budget lights out there. Everything from the S21 on up. The S21 is $16.

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Sofirn SP35, good UI and very efficient.

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Convoy on AliExpress. Over half of the entire line is 21700, under$40, and amazing quality. Sofirn too actually.

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90 cri Sofirn C8F for 30 bucks

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Ditto the others… Sofirn and Convoy come to mind immediately.

The ConvoyS21A is the cheapest light I have seen at $17 on Ali

Its updated sibling S21B is under $22.

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^ I have the 21b w/ xhp50 5000k, costs $23, what a great general purpose light. When I am working out in the yard or going to get dirty, that is my light. Why bang up the $50 edc when you can have the 21b in the pocket. And the machining is as good as my $100 lights on the 21b. Actually all convoys the machining is flawless. It’s almost surreal for the price point.

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One of my favorite lights is a Convoy S12 with three 4000K 219Cs that I got for $26 from nealsgadgets. Dead simple UI, good build quality, and it’s got absolutely gorgeous beam characteristics. The only disadvantage was that it took a few weeks to ship, and then another week or so to get to me from China, but that’s a price I’m more than willing to pay for stuff that’s this good of a value.

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wow, just read latest response. I thought I had responded already. I
see I had not. Thanks for the suggestions. I will be getting an order n
when I figure out which one or two so get.

Stan.

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sofirn c8f is probably the best on a budget around 30$…

...where Frugal meets with Flashlight!

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