2C FM11 & 3C FM85 Ready To Ship

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[SIZE=+1]Few more FM11, FM85 and FM09 (2200 Lumens) Available.

Please Check Post #1 For Next Available Number.[/SIZE]
 

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Since AW's cells are no longer available, will the conversion tube/tailcap allow the FM85 to use 26500's? Is there a picture that shows how this setup would look?

Alternatively, what bulbs are available that would work with NiMH C cells?
 

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will the conversion tube/tailcap allow the FM85 to use 26500's? Is there a picture that shows how this setup would look?
FM11 and FM85 tubes are designed for 2x25530 or 3x25530 cells but FM09 tube is designed to use with 3x26500.
FM85 and FM09 tubes are very similar in look but inside diameter of FM09 is larger to accommodate 26mm cells.

Alternatively, what bulbs are available that would work with NiMH C cells?
You can use NiMH batteries in all tubes but your total voltage will be too little for super bulbs but any G4 bulb will fit and work as long as total voltage is sufficient to glow properly.
Currently, there are some decent IMR 26500 cells available for FM09 and some protected 25530 to use with lower current bulbs such as 1274 and WA1318
 

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[SIZE=+1]Few more FM11, FM85 and FM09 (2200 Lumens) Available.

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#09 FM09 3 IMR $180 (AVAILABLE) 2200 Lumens
#11 Bi-Focal camless M*g reflector $18 (AVAILABLE)
#36 Chrome Plated VLOP $50 (AVAILABLE)
2 spare FM1909 bulbs $24
International shipping $20 (IF POSTAGE IS MORE LET ME KNOW)

TOTAL = $242.40:paypal:
 

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Fivemega,

I would like the following;

#10 FM09 IMR $180
4pcs FM09 bulb $48
3x26500 conversion tube/tail cap $35
Shipping to States $10

Total $273

Paypal sent.
 

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Follow up to myself...

Received my order from FiveMega. Very impressed as expected. My FM85 is use-able again (with 26500 tube) and the FM09 is pretty impressive with output.

Thanks to FiveMega!
 

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[SIZE=+1]Few more FM11, FM85 and FM09 (2200 Lumens) Available.

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Re: 2C FM11, 3C FM85 & 3x26500 FM09 Ready To Ship

I assume i can turn my 2c fm11 to a 3x26500 fm09 if I purchased the fm09 bulb and 3x26500 conversion tube tail cap
 

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Re: 2C FM11, 3C FM85 & 3x26500 FM09 Ready To Ship

I assume i can turn my 2c fm11 to a 3x26500 fm09 if I purchased the fm09 bulb and 3x26500 conversion tube tail cap

FM11 barrel or battery tube is designed for two 25530 (AW protected "C") batteries.
FM85 barrel or battery tube is designed for three
25530 (AW protected "C") batteries.
FM09 barrel or battery tube is designed for three
26500 batteries.
FM09 barrel or battery tube can be used with two
26650 batteries.
 
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Re: 2C FM11, 3C FM85 & 3x26500 FM09 Ready To Ship

hello fivemega, i already bought other items with you but in this case i have some doubts about the FM09 flashlight:


a) Can I use protected 26650 batteries?
For example, the one from the link below:
https://www.illumn.com/batteries-ch...200mah-protected-high-discharge-flat-top.html


b) which bulb comes with the flashlight?
c) is there a life estimate for this bulb?
d) what other bulbs could I use?
e) would you have pictures of the flashlight for me to see please?
f) do you have a reflector to be purchased separately?
g) Can the button be replaced in case of a problem?
h) I'm looking for an excellent incandescent flashlight. Would this flashlight be your suggestion or would you recommend another of your products?
 

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Re: 2C FM11, 3C FM85 & 3x26500 FM09 Ready To Ship

hello fivemega, i already bought other items with you but in this case i have some doubts about the FM09 flashlight:


a) Can I use protected 26650 batteries? Yes, you can. You can use any protected cell as long as they can provide bulb requirement current.
For example, the one from the link below:
https://www.illumn.com/batteries-ch...200mah-protected-high-discharge-flat-top.html


b) which bulb comes with the flashlight? I will provide either one as you request. For 2x26650 system, brightest is WA1111
c) is there a life estimate for this bulb? This is hard to answer but many people used this set up for years and happy with that.
d) what other bulbs could I use? There are many lower output bulb such as WA1274 and any long life 6 volt bulb.
e) would you have pictures of the flashlight for me to see please? 2x26650 body is same as 3x26500 body and pretty much similar size of pictured 3C FM85.
f) do you have a reflector to be purchased separately? It takes same camless reflector used for M*g "C" M*g "D" and I do have them available.
g) Can the button be replaced in case of a problem? If you mean switch or switch boot, yes can be replaced.
h) I'm looking for an excellent incandescent flashlight. Would this flashlight be your suggestion or would you recommend another of your products? This is excellent flashlight at good price.
 
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