Deep Carry Pocket Clip for Sofirn SC31 Pro

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Deep Carry Pocket Clip for Sofirn SC31 Pro

I’ve been looking for a deep carry pockets clip for my Sofirn SC31 Pro (and all my other lights too), and I’ve found a number of threads on reddit recommending clips from other lights that fit fairly well. But then I found this clip from Wurkkos which I understand is the same company as Sofirn, and I’m hoping it might be a perfect fit – what do you guys think?

https://wurkkos.com/products/21700-pocket-clips?VariantsId=10194

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Make sure it will fit an 18650 light as that looks like one that comes with one of their 21700 lights. I use a BLF A6 clip on my SC31 Pro.

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Nachtfeuerzeug wrote:

Make sure it will fit an 18650 light as that looks like one that comes with one of their 21700 lights. I use a BLF A6 clip on my SC31 Pro.


They have three options available for purchase, and I was contemplating the one labeled “other 18650.” I really like the clip from my BLF A6 and currently use it on my Lumintop EDC25. But the width of the part that grips the flashlight is smaller than the clip on the SC31 Pro, so it seems like it might slide up and down a bit on the SC31 Pro. I was hoping that buying from the same manufacturer might yield a perfect fit. Also, I haven’t found a source with extra BLF A6 clips in stock.
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Here are the 18650 lights that I would love to outfit with well-fitting deep carry clips:

From left to right:

  1. BLF FW3A with a deep carry clip sourced from the Lumintop EDC25 below, but the fit is poor
  2. CSTEBOKE SC31T that I bought to support Sofirn just because everyone was coming down hard on Sofirn for the brand name, and would love a deep carry clip instead of the stock clip
  3. Sofirn SC31 Pro that I would also love a deep carry clip for, same size needed as the CSTEBOKE
  4. BLF A6 with the deep carry clip from a convoy S2+. The BLF A6 clip is better, but I canabalized it for the Lumintop EDC25 below
  5. Lumintop EDC25 with the deep carry clip from the BLF A6. This one fits flawlessly and is the only setup in this list that I’m 100% satisfied with today. The original clip wasn’t deep enough for the size of the light, but the BLF A6 clip is perfect.

Yes, I’m really pedantic about clips Glasses

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I think it will work something like this.
My Wurkkos FC12 Clip on my Sofirn SC31Pro is not good.



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@CRC2 – Thanks for sharing. I agree, that’s what I want to avoid. I can see that the clip I linked to is different from the FC12 clip based on the lanyard hole at the top, but it’s certainly possible that it could still have the same issue with overall fit. That’s a great data point to keep in mind.

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mrstealyourgains wrote:


Heres another picture of my clip from the same angle.
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@CRC2 – you’re awesome, thanks for the picture!

I wonder if Wurkkos would be able to chime in on the dimensions of the 18650 flashlight deep carry clips they stock (interior diameter and clip width) or if Sofirn would chime in on which deep carry clips fit an SC31 Pro well.

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Sofirn wrote:
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After playing with all my light/clip combinations, I think I found a combination for the SC31 Pro that I’m happy with – the tube is reversible, and on what was originally the head-end of the tube, there is a thinner slot that’s a perfect width for the Convoy S2+ deep carry clip:




I’m pretty happy, and think I’m going to stick with this (and pick up some more S2+‘s to cannibalize their clips) unless anyone chimes in with another great idea. Hope my adventures in deep carry clips helped someone!

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You got me curious and I found a clip I modded that fits the groove of the magnetic tailcap of SC31 and still tailstand.

With a rotary tool I originally grinded the Sofirn IF25 / SP35 clip to fit D4: https://imgur.com/a/cTVs1qq

I still have resize the groove or grind it a little a thinner so it will fit better.

SP35/IF25 clip
https://wurkkos.com/products/21700-pocket-clips?VariantsId=10198
https://www.sofirnlight.com/products/clip-for-sp35-sp35t-also-fits-if25-...

Spare S2+ clip
https://www.fasttech.com/products/0/10021257/4594500-stainless-steel-fla...

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@flightless22 – thanks for sharing your solution! The more I play with it, the more I like the approach I ended up with the S2+ clip, so I’ll probably get a few extras from that link for my other Sofirn lights.

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mrstealyourgains wrote:

Looks like the Convoy clip is a good fit.
But you may find it has one minor but annoying problem.
It made me think of my other Wurkkos.
I have the TS21, and the bottom of its clip lands in the same spot on the tube.
Its a real pocket biter. Makes it a bit difficult to pull over the edge of jean pockets.
Heres some pics of that, aswell as I noticed the clip is just like the one you originally posted.
I think that one is in fact the 21700 sized one for the TS21 and probably also the HD20? aswell as the 20350 short tube Wurkkos sells for both of those.
Heres some pics of it too, next to the FC12 one I already posted.


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Really good pics, thanks for sharing. For my personal taste, I’m glad I landed on the convoy clip because I don’t prefer the clips that double back in the other direction. These 18650 lights are too heavy to clip to a cap rim in my opinion.

I haven’t had any issues with the fabric of my jeans so far, but I see how there could be an issue depending on the fabric.

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Have you checked into the EacTac two-way clip? In my opinion, it is the hands-down best clip for the SC31 Pro. It fits perfectly in the groove, and it is very secure.

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containerfan wrote:
Have you checked into the EacTac two-way clip? In my opinion, it is the hands-down best clip for the SC31 Pro. It fits perfectly in the groove, and it is very secure.

Thanks for the tip – it does look nice and if I have any issues with the convoy s2+ clip I may try that one. But for now, the convoy clip has been working great
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I’m back at it again! The flippable tube with s2+ clip solution worked for all my other Sofirn lights so far, but the SC18’s tube isn’t flippable…the EacTac that @containerfan suggested above may be a solution, but it’s hard to justify spending $13 including shipping on a clip for a $20 light.