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Hi bro! Thanks for your participation. Smile Really sorry for the interruption of the giveaway. We will make an adjustment in the future (lovely generic canned response)

Overpriced, only cool tints and proprietary cells make this the trifecta of crap

Olight are trash and they are only here to use our forum as advertising

Mate!!! Are you saying they are not posting for feedback on what they could improve in their torches! How presumptuous! /s

I’ve got an average size collection of torches, ~120 with decent variety.

A few brands missing from my list – no Zebralight and I want one (SC64w Hi), no Olight and I’m ok with that.

Zebralight are the opposite of Olight, in every single way, highly recommend, as well as Emisar too of course

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So, almost one month has passed and Olight never came back for an adjustment of this giveaway? However, a smart (or would „clever“ be the more appropriate term?) move to turn a giveaway thread into a pure advertising thread. Well, there’s no such thing as bad advertising. Wink

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lionheart_2281 wrote:
Hi bro! Thanks for your participation. Smile Really sorry for the interruption of the giveaway. We will make an adjustment in the future (lovely generic canned response)

Overpriced, only cool tints and proprietary cells make this the trifecta of crap

Olight are trash and they are only here to use our forum as advertising

I also don’t particularly care for CW emitters and proprietary batteries, but their lights certainly are not crap. I have a few Olights, all of which have had their emitters swapped for better CCT/tint/CRI options. They all have excellent machining and finishes and a very simple and usable UI. Their drivers are efficient CC buck drivers (boost for XHP35 models). I like their “gas pedal” two-stage tail cap buttons. Despite requiring proprietary cells, the magnetic charging works well and is very convenient (I never remove the cells from the lights).

If you are someone who hates CW emitters and you are not willing to perform an emitter swap, or you have a use case that requires you to swap cells often, Olights are not the lights for you. However, that doesn’t make them trash.

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Lux-Perpetua wrote:

So, almost one month has passed and Olight never came back for an adjustment of this giveaway? However, a smart (or would „clever“ be the more appropriate term?) move to turn a giveaway thread into a pure advertising thread. Well, there’s no such thing as bad advertising. Wink

Yeah, it seems the “give” is “away”. So…
Nothing to see here, move along folks.

You are a flashaholic if you are forced to come out of the closet, to make room for more flashlights.

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Lol, typical Olight shill machine trying to start it’s engine on blf again.

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Henk4U2 wrote:
Yeah, it seems the "give" is "away". So... Nothing to see here, move along folks.

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I got a coupla i1R whatevers a while back (2-stage twisty w/ usb charging) and it’s pretty nifty, but those are the only Oilights I got. Think they were via a promo (“free” but you pay shipping? forgot…). Quite nice, actually. Buttery-smooth action.

And yeah, CW, but not hideous. Maybe I just won the tint lottery, dunno. Not a fan of CW, but for what it is, it’s pretty nice.

Really nice beam with the TIR lens, in fact. No nasties at all.

So… that’s my only experience with Oilight, and it ain’t bad.

That said, I don’t like proprietary, and wouldn’t get a light (except for free / review / seriously heavily discounted LOL ) that had a proprietary system. Light that takes a proprietary battery but can take a standard cell, no problem. Light that takes only a proprietary cell, nuh-uh. (Well, unless it’s cheap enough to be considered disposable.)

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