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Maybe someone in the USA can organize a overseas ZL group buy. Create a thread and post interest. From that thread order the ZL’s and mail them to someone overseas where they can then dispatch to the new owners. Be a lot of work but doable. Lol.
 
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Maybe someone in the USA can organize a overseas ZL group buy. Create a thread and post interest. From that thread order the ZL’s and mail them to someone overseas where they can then dispatch to the new owners. Be a lot of work but doable. Lol.

Sounds like working for Zebralight, without pay. :thinking:
 
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30 days and counting on a sc600w hi from nkon.

my thoughts, i'd rather sooner than later, but later is better than not at all.

i doubt that, for the longterm zl leaves anyone without a light. we just don't know all the details yet. much like most other flashlight manufacturers.

ps why won't my tool 2.0 take flattop batteries? never heard a word from lumentop about this?!?

Jim
 
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I have no horse in this race because I don’t own any zebra lights. I will say this however. Have any of you all complaining about the shipping tried to ship worldwide recently? It’s an absolute disaster. I don’t blame them at all for not wanting to do that on any kind of a large scale because customer complaints would be out the wazzoo. It took almost 2 months for me to ship a bezel to the UK.

It’s impossible to handle the outside factors for a company with such a good rep as zebra light. And you all know how humans are. Ship something out of country and it takes more than a couple days you are already getting bitchy emails. I don’t blame them a bit. We ARE still in the middle of a pandemic. I see these threads every few years on here, on Reddit, on edcforums. “Is zebralight closing up shop”?
Google it same topic every few years for the same reasons then things go back to normal. This year we have extenuating circumstances of course.
Good post. I agree with the international shipping. It's a no win situation. Also, I can imagine much fraud occurring, whereas a customer would say he never received a product and ZL, to save their reputation, mail out a replacement on their dime.

I just really think allot of hard feelings and speculation could be avoided if ZL would just come out with an official statement.

For me, I'm just sorry I never tried a ZL a decades or so ago. It would have saved me thousands of dollars. It seems to me that theses other makers coming into the game are just looking to make lights as bright as possible.

No regulation, no efficiency, etc. I don't want a light that will set poop on fire, but that seems to be the gauge nowadays for these new gimmick lights. Between the lack of temperature control, regulation and ghetto backlighting of the lens, etc, you can keep them all. They will never have a home here with me


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Just about every other Chinese company is shipping just fine during the past year. In fact, I think I'm getting stuff more reliably now than I was a year ago! (Not a single lost package from China.) Delivery time is about the same, too.

It's not like Zebralight is shipping gold bars or nuclear material around. Other companies are doing business just fine. If they're using the pandemic as an excuse not to do mail shipments, that's pretty lame.
This has not been my experience. Oversees shipments taking twice as long as they ever have in the past is what I've been seeing.


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30 days and counting on a sc600w hi from nkon.

my thoughts, i'd rather sooner than later, but later is better than not at all.

i doubt that, for the longterm zl leaves anyone without a light. we just don't know all the details yet. much like most other flashlight manufacturers.

ps why won't my tool 2.0 take flattop batteries? never heard a word from lumentop about this?!?

Jim
That little round ring is in the way. It's how they control reverse polarity via hardware vs software. I've seen some remove it.


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It’s here!!!

The last SC600w HI on the planet has arrived!!!

w00 h00!!!

Happy Camper, Jim
 
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It’s here!!!

The last SC600w HI on the planet has arrived!!!

It was the best general-purpose light they made, IMO. Perfect for outdoor hikes. Really weird they discontinued it. Their business strategy is a total mystery, to me.
 
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hopefully a bigger and better version is on the way!

ps a lot of your opinions have cost me a lot!!!

Keep the Faith

Jim

It was the best general-purpose light they made, IMO. Perfect for outdoor hikes. Really weird they discontinued it. Their business strategy is a total mystery, to me.
 
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to tell you the truth, i sold my other sc600w hi a while back...

it disrupted my collection and sanity pretty badly.

so for now, ima keep it.

don't lose heart though, there is one out there with your name on it!

Cheers, Jim

That's funny.....now how much you want for it? Ha Ha
 
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A couple of days ago I send an email to Nkon asking if they will be able to restock Zebralight since they don't sell to Europe anymore. They responded yes! Zebralight told them that they will continue to sell to Nkon. So I think maybe they just stopped selling to the single person due to the problem right now.
For now I'm happy 😁
 
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A couple of days ago I send an email to Nkon asking if they will be able to restock Zebralight since they don't sell to Europe anymore. They responded yes! Zebralight told them that they will continue to sell to Nkon. So I think maybe they just stopped selling to the single person due to the problem right now.
For now I'm happy 


That's good. Makes sense because when I visited a local dealer he had a box from ZL with, I'm guessing, 100 lights in one box. So to ship one of those to a seller, even international, would be cost effective. I suppose they could use different size boxes, but nkon is legit enough to stock more than just a handful at a time.
 
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Please forgive my negativity... For example in the case of H600w MkIV, $89 incl. shipping from Zebralight, but 103,5 EUR + 5 EUR shipping from NKON. So it would take around $134 instead of $89 to buy one. I would call it a significant difference. Zebralight's new policy is kind of disappointing.
 

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