I3vn ODG / Toolvn / BetaVN / PreonVN = True EDC R

vinhnguyen54

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Re: FourSevens PreonVN - Subcompact Tactical R

I noticed what seems to be a minor inconsistency.
PreonVN got rated R but BetaVN didn't. The clicky is what makes the difference in this light. Finally we have a tiny forward switch light that some actually use as a back up tactical light. I sold so many PreonVN but only 2 BetaVN so far. Also there so countless keychain twisty out there to compete but few clicky so this one stands out.

Thought performance is the same. Is this an omission or maybe there is actually a reason why beta lacks the R?

Also my "R"ecommended is purely subjective....Some lights does not have an R sells very well while light with R does not. ahha
 
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Re: FourSevens PreonVN - Subcompact Tactical R

I see, thanks for the answer. :)
 

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Re: FourSevens PreonVN - Subcompact Tactical R

I have 2 PreonVN Copper left in stock. Once these are out I got no clue when I can get more as they are sold out from the manufacture. If you want one now is a good time.
 

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Re: FourSevens PreonVN - Subcompact Tactical R

What do you want for theme
 

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Re: FourSevens PreonVN - Subcompact Tactical R

Copper is sold out for now
 

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Re: FourSevens PreonVN - Subcompact Tactical R

Vinh, I just wanted to thank you for another perfect light. I can't stop using it.. haha!

This EDC combo comes in at under 8oz. or 224grams to be exact. Pretty cool!

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Re: FourSevens PreonVN - Subcompact Tactical R

Post 1 updated.

ToolVN Balck and i3vn ODG now added with additional LED options and price updates
 

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Re: FourSevens PreonVN - Subcompact Tactical R

i3? Sounds interesting. :)
How is thermal transfer? I thought this light didn't have direct thermal path from the LED to the body?
 

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Re: FourSevens PreonVN - Subcompact Tactical R

ToolVN was very popular but the PreonVn is even more so now because it looks better? haha

I actually think I prefer the Toolvn, if only for the reverse switch. The feel of the switch on my PreonVN is not as positive and feels mushy. Also makes it a bit difficult to switch modes, can't seem to always get a reliable click
 

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Re: FourSevens PreonVN - Subcompact Tactical R

Vinh, I see that i3 disappeared from Skylumen.com.
I intended to get one eventually, could you please clarify its status?
 

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Re: FourSevens PreonVN - Subcompact Tactical R

PreonVN with the Osram W2. Sweet with forward clicky

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Re: FourSevens PreonVN - Subcompact Tactical R

Nice! I have the exact same one. I EDC it everywhere and rarely feel that I need anything larger.
 

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Re: FourSevens PreonVN - Subcompact Tactical R

I am a huge fan of simple looking lights with not too much design details. This one is one of the most elegant. The tool design is the true classic to me though despite less elegance.

PreonVN with the Osram W2. Sweet with forward clicky

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Re: FourSevens PreonVN - Subcompact Tactical R

I also got a Toolvn AA from the classifieds here with the same W2. Pretty much all ive carried is either one of these since I got them, I really like the W2 emitter. I think the Preon format (nice clip, forward clicky, etc.) in 14500 would be best of both worlds.

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Re: FourSevens PreonVN - Subcompact Tactical R

1313, thanks for the grip ring idea. I don't know why I didn't think of this on my own but the clicky pressure is so heavy that the light definitely slips a little when I'm not holding it tightly. I'm going to find a fat o-ring that fits the body just right.

Great couple of light you've got there!
 
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