✌ FREEME - LUMINTOP FWAA Andúril 2 14500 Flashlight Group Buy

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You can also just turn the head a bit so it doesn’t activate. I’ve had my FW3A since they first came out and carry it regularly. Never once has tapping the button four times(literally takes less than two seconds) to unlock/lock the light ever bothered me.

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I agree with Scallywag, doing Morse code every time to turn the light on and off makes it less desirable

 

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4 clicks on and off bothers me…
so I have 3-click lock and unlock. This is not only faster but my fingers tend to make mistakes when fast clicking a number of times, so this is more reliable as well.
I also have autolockout, so I rarely actually 3-click lock. So instead of 8 clicks back and forth I use 4. Or 3 because I sometimes twist-untwist the tailcap to turn off and lockout. As much work as a physical lockout, but

  • I still have aux LEDs that act as locators and voltage check
  • I can access momentary hold-to-moon and click-hold-to-default I can often use the light without even unlocking it

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jasontheguitarist wrote:
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In with Sst20 but surely it can’t only be 6500k available? Why not 5000k at least?

The 5000k SST-20s are puke green too, the only ones worth anything are the good binned 4000k and warmer.

Fair enough LOL just 6500k for me is worse, why size is the mcpcb? Why can’t xpl-hi “fit”?
Single sided DEEP CARRY pocket clip is definitely my preference too. Interface can be the same as the FW3A, I too suffer from pocket activations on my FW, burnt 3 of my pockets out, luckily not my leg, so a firmer button press would be greatly appreciated if it can be done during production.

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Flashlight Long press for on/off

BLF You shall burn at the stake

Different Flashlight 4 clicks for on/off

BLF Fine with me

Facepalm

Humor aside, my take is that I refuse to carry a light that isn’t one click on/off. The FW3A originally made it about two or three days as my EDC before it got booted for my old SC63w at the time. I waited and anticipated the release of the light for years and had my bubble popped in a big way by the accidental activations. This is what motivated me to develop the o-ring mod. Since then, I’ve EDCd the FW 98% of the time.

With the number of options in the flashlight world, settling for an EDC that requires finger gymnastics isn’t something I’m willing to do. YMMV

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Umpi2000 wrote:
Why can’t xpl-hi “fit”? Single sided DEEP CARRY pocket clip is definitely my preference too. Interface can be the same as the FW3A, I too suffer from pocket activations on my FW, burnt 3 of my pockets out, luckily not my leg, so a firmer button press would be greatly appreciated if it can be done during production.

XP-L Hi is the same footprint, and has no dome to interfere with the optic, so I have no clue why they say it won’t “fit” Sounds like BS to me.

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Very excited for this. Is it possible to receive accurate specs on the dimensions of the light? I understand some output specs are on the way, but the measurements of the light itself seem readily available,

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I’m already on the list, but I’d like the Nichia 4000k.

A deep pocket carry clip would be great.

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LED options for first batch of Lumintop FWAA.  

Emitter: 3 CREE XP-G3 (6500K) / Nichia 219C (3000K/4000K/5000K) / SST20 (4000K) LED

Subsequent batch will have 1-2 lesser options.

 

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Interested in a high-CRI 4000K (either Nichia or SST20)

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1 pc, NICHIA 4000K!

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Interested in 1. 219c 4000k

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YEAH, my interest would be 1 pc, NICHIA 4000K!

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intrested for sure

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Interested. Nichia.

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This will be the official version of FWAA.

Do consider our group buy if you want SS pocket clip instead!

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Definitely prefer pocket clip, that cigar grip thingy is… Sick Sick

 

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pinkpanda3310 wrote:
Definitely prefer pocket clip, that cigar grip thingy is… Sick Sick

same here

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A pocket sized light without a pocket clip is just dumb. The clip should be standard, the cigar grip thing could be optional imo.

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Interested in 4k, coupon please.

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That grip ring is so stupid. No pocket clip = no sale. I’m sure they’ll offer a pocket clip later for an extra 4 USD. No thanks. LT really is milking BLF for every dollar it can with these sleezy tactics.

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freeme wrote:

This will be the official version of FWAA.


Do consider our group buy if you want SS pocket clip instead!


Lol Lumintop, you keep doing you. That’s hilarious.

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Are they also going to etch in the model number(and whatever that smaller line is) on the bezel like in that photo?

looks like it.

So my question is, is the group buy version going to be etched as well?

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I can only presume the Lumintop meeting went something like this:

Hey guys, shall we make a slimmer more pocketable FW3A that runs on 14500’s

Brilliant idea!

You know that two way deep carry clip we make, should we make a one way deep carry clip that’s slightly slimmer to go with it.

No, what we’re going to do is design and make a ‘cigar grip’ that makes the light fatter and less pocketable

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Robin Dobbie wrote:
Are they also going to etch in the model number(and whatever that smaller line is) on the bezel like in that photo?

looks like it.

https://i.ibb.co/YPQbN6q/9fc13a30f4.jpg

https://i.ibb.co/CMgjp7s/605fbc3501.jpg

So my question is, is the group buy version going to be etched as well?

Either way doesn’t matter to me, I plan to strip the ano off the bezel anyway lol.

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I am fine with those etching. What about rest? 

Robin Dobbie wrote:
So my question is, is the group buy version going to be etched as well?

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