Why no high quality multimode P60 sized drop ins?

KDOG3

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It seems odd that the only multimode P60 drop ins are the cheap DX stuff etc. I'd love Malkoff or the BOGUSA drop in to be available in a high - low or even High/Med/Lo config. Any other ideas on this?
 

csshih

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uhoh.
dereelight is in China, I think.

Flashcrazy's in norCal.. much faster service, but oh well!
 
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I've heard very good reports of Dereelight's quality. Are these pills, like the 3SM, compatible with the stock optics or reflectors in a Surefire 6P or G2, or would I need to order a reflector, and other parts, as well?

The Dereelight Drop-In assemblies include the reflector and the pill (LED module), they're ready to install in the Surefire 6P, 9P, C2, C3, etc. Once you have the Drop-In assembly, you can unscrew the pill from the reflector and install a different pill to change tint, number of output levels, etc. The 3SM (3 output levels) and the 1SM-2 (single level) are the ones that work with the Surefires listed above. :)
 

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I'm guessing its because the 6P and C2 were made to mount on firearms. In that scenario a single mode of operation is preferable so thats what the higher end manufacturers market for.
 

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The Dereelight Drop-In assemblies include the reflector and the pill (LED module), they're ready to install in the Surefire 6P, 9P, C2, C3, etc. Once you have the Drop-In assembly, you can unscrew the pill from the reflector and install a different pill to change tint, number of output levels, etc. The 3SM (3 output levels) and the 1SM-2 (single level) are the ones that work with the Surefires listed above. :)


Thanks, FlashCrazy. I was just looking at your site the other day, and had noticed the 3 level only seemed to be available as a pill. :( But since I'll probably end up with a Solarforce host or two and maybe a 6P in addition to the G2 anyways ... :)
 

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My Dereelight R2 1.2amps running on a single 18650 gives me issues too. If I put it on High it goes to med. If I bang it against something it goes to med. Ironically the cheaper MC-E P60 3 mode from DX has worked flawless and doesn't show any of the mode issues the Dereelight has. The Dereelight w/smooth reflector is a flame thrower and it is great in that sense. It only works good on my Surefire 6P, but on my Solarforce or Surefire Lego's it has the mode problems. I wrap the modules in aluminum foil to get it to fit the Solarforce host real tight, but it still gives me issues.

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It seems odd that the only multimode P60 drop ins are the cheap DX stuff etc. I'd love Malkoff or the BOGUSA drop in to be available in a high - low or even High/Med/Lo config. Any other ideas on this?

I've been happy with my multimode Wolf Eyes drop-in (haven't tried the Dereelights). That said, I agree 100% that Malkoff needs a high-low version to add to his line-up. I'd buy it without hesitation.
 
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