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CWF Custom Flashlights and EDC Viking Custom Metalworks have had a collaboration! The two lights have some nice, unique finishes.
CWF Custom Flashlights and CopperShed Knifeworks saw enough interest first four of these custom engraved copper and brass torches that they’ve opened the books for preorders!
This Arcadians in brass or copper are $750 each and the preorder is ongoing here. (must be a group member to view)
More CWF news – being promo’d as “Little Brother” we see the Arcadian here with the Mini Arcadian. The update seen here is the clip. The over/under screws are in fact Hinderer pattern and aftermarket clips like SteelFlame are compatible!
Rumors around the Cool Fall Tri-V. The Tri-V has always been special, and also somewhat limited, but was available. Then for a while there was a limited edition, and now the page has been updated to indicate this might be the Final Edition. The price comes in at a cool $8k.
Frelux continues development on the electronics for the Synergy1v2 Flashlight. The S1v2 will be similar to the S2, just “shrunk down.” Nowhere is that more evident than in these two electronic boards below.
Okluma Custom Flashlights will have a DC0 drop Friday November 13th. This will be aluminum and copper! And updated from the original batch.
Not only will this drop happen this week, but it’ll likely be the last batch of lights actually coming out of Oklahoma from Okluma. After this batch, Okluma will transition to their new shop in Colorado!
We’ve been assured that the name will stay Okluma, and not be change to Columa.
Photo credit to Andy Zhu
Yellow Day Energy made a limited run of their Wreck-it! custom flashlights with a Deadpool theme
Christian Reed designed and sold the Citadel Lantern, a 3D printed accessory for Olight Flashlights. The Cotadel functions as a charging base and flashlight difuser and is compatible with Baton, Perun, Nova, M2R, Seeker 2 and Warrior series
Astrolux FT03 5th Anniversary Limited Edition Flashlight is available in brass and copper.
Brinyte released the SR8 Rescue Angel, a searchlight designed for Search and Rescue (SAR) purposes. This light features a CREE XHP -35HI powered by 18650×4, and boasts 2100 lumens and 1050 meters of throw.
Fireflylite NOV-MU Mini Nichia E21A flashlight prototype has been making appearances. This is a mule type light, and will have USB-C charging.
FourSevens Upcoming Maelstrom MXS flashlights will have a USB-C inductive charge bases for wireless charging. One of the first flashlights with this feature and will make it a great flashlight for power outages!!
JETBeam has announced a rare large titanium flashlight with pineapple milling and large tritium grooves. This one will put out 1200 lumen, and looks quite interesting.
JETBeam M2 Raptor is coming soon!
Lumintop Flashlights has had an unplanned logo change. We’ll lose the long-loved bunny, and just have the word logo seen at left.
Lumintop is teasing a Tool AA UV flashlight. Looks like a good option, and should have the UV filter lens as default!
MecArmy does more than just lights! Here’s their new keyring Bolt Action Pen in brass and titanium.
Nebo announced the Armor 3, their take on an indestructible flashlight. It is an inexpensive work light with a pivoting magnetic base and a pocket clip.
Olight Flashlights, no stranger to special editions, has teased a Seeker 2 Pro titanium! We aren’t sure yet on pricing or a timeline.
Prometheus Beta magnetic preorder is still going. The pre-order price is discounted from the regular price, too!
Reylight has branched the Pineapple AA Flashlight line, and will soon offer a Titanium Pineapple. The Pineapple is a massively popular line, and a titanium version will be spectacular. Members of our Facebook Group knew about this two weeks ago, join us for the early scoops!
Sofirn reuses an old product name, and introduces the SP35. It’ll be a 21700 flashlight, with a Luminus SST-40 emitter, among other features
Skilhunt is introducing a Mini H04 right angle headlamp!! This will be 18350 powered, and have a Samsung LH351d emitter. Looks fantastic.
Thrunite T2 Blue edition coming soon. The T2 was a popular 21700 light with a ramping UI.
Thrunite Catapult V6 Compact Searchlight is getting a refresh! They’re seeking input to pick between the choices seen below.
Wuben H8 Searchlight has been announced. It’s an 1800 lumen, 1000 meter light – great for hunting Search and Rescue or Tactical applications. The Wuben H8 runs on 18650×2.
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