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    Gloworm XS interchangeable optics/lenses questions

    I read the entire Are You Getting a Gloworm XS? thread and the shootout reviews, but have some specific questions on the interchangeable optics and lenses for the XS with it’s three round light sources.

    The product description(s) makes these points:
    -Full Set includes ‘One spot and one flood optic’.
    -Each of the 3 optics (lenses) are changeable between spot or flood.

    Questions:
    -Is that ‘included full set’ a set of three optics/lens cones, so that one can make all three circles on the light housing into all flood or all spot?

    -Or do I need to buy two more of each type to make a full set of three?

    -Or, as it seems from the pictures, but can’t quite be sure, there are 2 of X, and 1 Y in a delivered light head (where x=flood, y = spot, or whatever), and a full set includes one more of each type spot and flood?

    Paging users Gloworm Manufacture or Action LED Lights, ... or anyone else who can answer.

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    As delivered the light-head will have 2 spot lenses and one flood lens installed and you get 1 extra spot and 1 extra flood. My experence with the XS and X2V3.1 is that the flood lenses don't provided any extra beam width, just less throw. If you look at the beam pattern charts on the action-led-lights web page it also shows the spot to be a better performing optic. IMO it would be a waste of money to order another flood optic. I understand you've seen the "ROJO" lens defusers from the "XS" thread which are great but unavailable. If your interested in more flood I'm going to try modifying an action wide angle lens to fit my XS, but have only had the light a couple of weeks and want get used to it with the stock optics before I start messing with it. Give me a couple of weeks and if that works OK I'll post my results.
    Mole

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    Quote Originally Posted by MRMOLE View Post
    As delivered the light-head will have 2 spot lenses and one flood lens installed and you get 1 extra spot and 1 extra flood.
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    I can confirm this was exactly how mine was delivered from Action LED as well.

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    mine three.
    Rule #9 // If you are out riding in bad weather, it means you are a badass. Period.

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    Thanks all.

    I'm not finding any beam pattern charts on action-led-lights website, did you mean some where else, something here that I missed?

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    Support tab i think. beamshots or beam comparisons or something.
    Rule #9 // If you are out riding in bad weather, it means you are a badass. Period.

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    Now I see it, skipped right over that before.

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