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    Default Oveready Upgraded Surefire x300u Weapon Lights

    Upgrade your weapon light to unheard of power levels
    Three default levels, with full programming after delivery

    This is for the x300, x300u, and y300u:


    Last edited by ElectronGuru; 10-04-2018 at 01:01 PM.
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    Default OR, Please tell me this is you!

    This has to be you!

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    Default Re: OR, Please tell me this is you!

    Yes. Thats our v5 board installed into an x300. Its set to 2500 because thats the amp limit of the crappy 16340 I was able to send him. We've been waiting for AW to release a new 5a capable 16340 and will introduce an x300 v5 mod service.
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    Default Re: OR, Please tell me this is you!

    I need this is my life...

    You guys rock. I have 2 X300Us standing by...

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    Default Re: OR, Please tell me this is you!

    Quote Originally Posted by ElectronGuru View Post
    Yes. Thats our v5 board installed into an x300. Its set to 2500 because thats the amp limit of the crappy 16340 I was able to send him. We've been waiting for AW to release a new 5a capable 16340 and will introduce an x300 v5 mod service.
    Would you possibly be able to cram one of those V5 boards into an X200? My X200 may quite possibly have the worst beam pattern and the most god awful 15000k(ish) hue of any light I've ever owned. Honestly, whenever I turn the damn thing on I feel like ripping it off my pistol and pumping a couple rounds into it. Yes, my X200 sucks that bad.
    It definitely would be nice to be able make some use out of this thing..
    An OVEREADY transplant for it would totally kick ass!

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    Default v5 Upgrade Service for Surefire x300 Weapon Light (3500L)

    Yes, x300 are confirmed. x200 may be an option. We are also shooting for x300u (not confirmed).
    Last edited by ElectronGuru; 04-29-2016 at 07:38 AM.
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    Default Re: OR, Please tell me this is you!

    8 amp IMRs are in!!! Please mod my x300!!!

    Didnt think I was going to let you forget, did ya?

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    Default Re: OR, Please tell me this is you!

    Nope nope. And x300 are top of our list when I get back
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    Default Re: OR, Please tell me this is you!

    Great news!

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    Default v5 Upgrade Service for Surefire x300 Weapon Light (3500L)

    Announcement

    As shown above, we've been developing an upgrade service for this venerable platform. I'm please to announce we are ready to go.

    The first batch is over 30 slots
    All will be released on Saturday, April 30
    We can scale to 100+ more, this summer

    Three default levels, with full programming after delivery
    The latest IMR are recommended/required

    This is for the x300 model only


    Click for more details
    http://www.oveready.com/triple-suref.../prod_211.html
    Last edited by ElectronGuru; 04-28-2016 at 09:22 PM.
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    Default Re: v5 Upgrade Service for Surefire x300 Weapon Light (3500L)

    Have you guys found any diference in using the x300 over the x200?

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    Default Re: v5 Upgrade Service for Surefire x300 Weapon Light (3500L)

    Quote Originally Posted by mikesantor View Post
    Have you guys found any diference in using the x300 over the x200?
    The X200 looks to have gone through several variations in it's lifespan.
    We can modify lights that have the same bezel configuration as the X300.
    Any other X200 models will not fit our custom heatsink.

    Lights that match the photos on the sales page are acceptable.

    Here is a photo of the original X300 Triple that has been around the world on the rifle of a US Army soldier.
    I am rebuilding it with the latest electronics now.
    If your X200 has this bezel, we can work our magic on it.

    Last edited by Moddoo; 04-28-2016 at 09:31 PM.

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    Default Re: v5 Upgrade Service for Surefire x300 Weapon Light (3500L)

    Sounds good.

    I have one of the original triple x300s from you guys as well. Im just trying to figure out if i should send that one to get remodded or if i should send an unmodded one in. Im leaning towards the former.

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    Default Re: v5 Upgrade Service for Surefire x300 Weapon Light (3500L)

    Quote Originally Posted by mikesantor View Post
    Sounds good.

    I have one of the original triple x300s from you guys as well. Im just trying to figure out if i should send that one to get remodded or if i should send an unmodded one in. Im leaning towards the former.
    Its the same amount of work to open a pre upgraded one as stock. So I would go for the later. A used v4 is probably worth more than a brand new U in any case.


    Update
    We've had requests for testing data. There are two guys with tester x300s in the field.

    Here is the first, the very light shown in post 12:



    This [v4 triple upgraded] X300 has been my primary weapon light for over 5 years!

    1000+ rounds on various pistols including the Glock 19, Sig M11 and Beretta M9.

    1500+ rounds on an AK-47, offset mounted at 11 o'clock.

    8000+ 5.56 rounds on various AR/M4 carbines including 10 months in Afghanistan on an issued M4 deployed with 10th MTN DIV (LI), where it completed over 100 missions without failure.
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    Default Re: v5 Upgrade Service for Surefire x300 Weapon Light (3500L)

    When you mentioned the different variations of X200, I believe you are speaking of:

    The X200B, which had a ribbed head (similar looking to the e series KL1 head). This bezel is obviously way too small to accept your triple modification.

    The X200A which had a slightly crenulated bezel. That bezel was almost the same size as an X300, but still slightly smaller. That bezel also has an optic that focuses the beam to a tight diamond shaped pattern. Unless you plan to replace the optic with a glass lens, I don't think your triple will fit in that one either.

    I would rather send you an X200 since they are pretty much obsolete at this point. I would just like to confirm that you have previously done these modifications on that platform. Thanks.

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    Default Re: v5 Upgrade Service for Surefire x300 Weapon Light (3500L)

    Hi Mike,

    If your x200 looks like the pics we shared of the X300, then yes we can mod it for you.

    -Tom

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    Default x300 mod!!!

    I think the first thing that I ever saw from Oveready was the x300 mod years ago. I thought to myself that would be so cool to have... Then I learned that it was a special project and not a production product. Then I learned about supply and demand while trying to get a hold of one of the triple led heads. that was a lot of breath holding and sweating. I did manage to get one and a wasp later on. Tonight I just so happened to wander over to the web site and saw a picture of a triple led x300 sitting there. I just about jumped out of my chair. I cant wait to try this mod out. Everyone in my division probably thinks I'm scared of the dark and is awe struck when I roll up to a scene and light up the entire area with my wasp. I think having the option of having the same amount of light on my handgun and rifle will be very helpful. I cant wait to see these x300's in action. I cant figure out how I missed the announcement about these... SO EXCITED!!!

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    Default Re: v5 Upgrade Service for Surefire x300 Weapon Light (3500L)

    ...How the heck did I miss this till now... O well found it and now you only have 1 left I think

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    Default Re: v5 Upgrade Service for Surefire x300 Weapon Light (3500L)

    Quote Originally Posted by hawaiianbob View Post
    ...How the heck did I miss this till now... O well found it and now you only have 1 left I think
    We have parts enough for about 20 more x300. After that, upgrades will be x300u only (coming soon-ish)
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    Default Re: v5 Upgrade Service for Surefire x300 Weapon Light (3500L)

    Order placed for 2. Had a hell of a time finding X300s second hand outside ebay (which I don't use.)

    Any Estimates on current lead times once the lights are in your hands? Thanks so much guys.

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    Default Re: v5 Upgrade Service for Surefire x300 Weapon Light (3500L)

    Quote Originally Posted by mikesantor View Post
    Order placed for 2. Had a hell of a time finding X300s second hand outside ebay (which I don't use.)

    Any Estimates on current lead times once the lights are in your hands? Thanks so much guys.

    Great to hear Mike,

    I will be able to turn them around within 2 weeks.

    Thanks for your support!

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    Default Re: v5 Upgrade Service for Surefire x300 Weapon Light (3500L)

    Quote Originally Posted by Moddoo View Post
    Great to hear Mike,

    I will be able to turn them around within 2 weeks.

    Thanks for your support!
    You rock, thanks.

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    Default Re: v5 Upgrade Service for Surefire x300 Weapon Light (3500L)

    Have a Great weekend everyone!


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    Default Re: v5 Upgrade Service for Surefire x300 Weapon Light (3500L)

    Oveready/Torchlab X300 v4 (1200L) getting some work in while waiting on v5!

    Last edited by mikesantor; 08-01-2016 at 04:12 PM.

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    Default Re: v5 Upgrade Service for Surefire x300 & x300u Weapon Lights (3500L)

    Now shipping in x300u form with custom finned heatsink:

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    Very nice! Looks great with the custom heatsink.

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    Default Re: v5 Upgrade Service for Surefire x300 & x300u Weapon Lights (3500L)

    That is amazingly stunning looking. A must have!!

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    Default Re: v5 Upgrade Service for Surefire x300 & x300u Weapon Lights (3500L)

    Quote Originally Posted by ElectronGuru View Post
    Now shipping in x300u form with custom finned heatsink:
    is the awesome looking heatsink head available for the x300 available too?

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    Default Re: v5 Upgrade Service for Surefire x300 & x300u Weapon Lights (3500L)

    Quote Originally Posted by Cato View Post
    is the awesome looking heatsink head available for the x300 too?
    It is not. Each light has its own architecture and the U's design makes the finned design possible.

    Additionally, the x300 (non U) is waining in popularity so we won't be making more of its heatsink after they sell out. So the slots we have are while supplies last.
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    Default Re: v5 Upgrade Service for Surefire x300 & x300u Weapon Lights (3500L)

    At home I use an old E2E mounted to my AR with the pressure switch, is there any way to use the light engines from this upgrade inside the E2E head even if the head has to be modified? The OD of the E2E is 1" and the x300 is 1.125" so the ID should be (I am only assuming here) within tolerances to modify to accept the engine? Obviously it wouldn't be running on side-by-side batteries but I just wanted to know your thoughts. Thanks so much!

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