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Old 04-27-2012, 07:53 AM   #466
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I just brought these in for our store to carry. - look up eagle tac - I just got a nifty 720 lumen small handheld that has a programmable PD strobe feature. Way better value than surefire IMHO. 720 lumen model runs @89

You could buy these: http://www.ledsupermall.com/ultrafir...y-charger.html and sell them for half the price of the Eagle Tec and still have a 247% profit, and they are rated for 1300 lumen output (and the strobe, SOS and reduced output modes) and they also include a rechargeable battery and charger.
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Old 08-06-2012, 08:53 AM   #467
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Anything new on the market ?

I'm looking for a decent flashlight that I can carry on a daily basis. Something with 200 lumen or more.
So...What's the latest and greatest ? I don't want to spend a fortune but don't want any junk either !
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Old 08-06-2012, 09:32 AM   #468
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How about a bitchin headlamp for under $85...????

Love my 4Seven Quark123... but it would be really nice to have one that could be a headlamp too..

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Old 08-06-2012, 09:45 AM   #469
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impulse buy for me whilst at Tractor Supply. Got a 180 l rechargable torch for $30 clams.
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Old 08-07-2012, 07:02 AM   #470
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I have a Fenix E20 that has been my go-to light for everything for about 2 years now. Good light output, nice beam, small enough to hold yet big enough to not lose, good battery life. Very happy with it. I'd replace it with the newer version or a bigger light, but I've not found enough situations where this is not enough to justify it!

I also have a 4Sevens Quark RGB *SOLD*. Good condition, some body scratches from use, but works perfectly. These are no longer available and are pretty unique. More data than I could ever put together here: 4Sevens RGB Review on Candlepower

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Old 08-07-2012, 07:27 AM   #471
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I just bought one of these for EDC:

http://www.countycomm.com/aaastainless.html

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Old 08-07-2012, 07:40 AM   #472
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My EDc has become my Fenix PD32. It is bright, to bright for most use so I leave it in the second brightness mode or turn it up to high (has turb that is brighter than high) for stuff outside at night that is further than 10m away. I love it. Fits in the pocket, takes 2 DL123 pyles, and lasts a long time on them at medium or high mode. Also has a strobe but I never use it. Greatest solid pocket clip I have seen on a small torch as well.
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Old 08-07-2012, 09:22 AM   #473
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I'm looking for a decent flashlight that I can carry on a daily basis. Something with 200 lumen or more.
So...What's the latest and greatest ? I don't want to spend a fortune but don't want any junk either !
Look at the Fenix line. My PD32 is great and has 315 on turbo mode and is perfect for a pocket carry if you don't mind a torch it's size. I don't even notice I have it sometimes.
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Old 08-10-2012, 02:00 PM   #474
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I just bought one of these for EDC:

http://www.countycomm.com/aaastainless.html


I am on my second one of those.
A great small light to always have on hand... unless it is so small that you don't notice it working it's way out of a pocket... while you are on the bike.
The new one went onto a neck lanyard, nothing fancy or bulky just a spliced loop of 80lb dacron fishing line.
Where the first one was just a part of the pile of stuff that goes into pockets when dressing this one now takes an extra thought. If I expect to be out long/late enough that I might need a light, I tend to grab something else/bigger. For all those times that I don't think a light will be needed, this fills the void when I am proven wrong (not nearly infrequent enough).


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Old 08-10-2012, 05:33 PM   #475
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I am on my second one of those.
A great small light to always have on hand... unless it is so small that you don't notice it working it's way out of a pocket... while you are on the bike.
The new one went onto a neck lanyard, nothing fancy or bulky just a spliced loop of 80lb dacron fishing line.
Where the first one was just a part of the pile of stuff that goes into pockets when dressing this one now takes an extra thought. If I expect to be out long/late enough that I might need a light, I tend to grab something else/bigger. For all those times that I don't think a light will be needed, this fills the void when I am proven wrong (not nearly infrequent enough).


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Mysolution was to put it on a tether to another EDC; my lil' pocket knife. Knife in the front pocket, lite in the back (on 5.11 TacPants) or the "watch" pocket on jeans... worx for me.
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Old 08-11-2012, 05:22 AM   #476
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TerraLUX

The TerraLUX is a conversion bulb for C&D Maglites. I bought mine at Amazon for $13.99. You might also consider replacing the plastic lens with a glass one. I hate to throw equipment away and this little "rebuild" will add years to the life of your Maglite.
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Old 08-13-2012, 11:49 AM   #477
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I am on my second one of those.
A great small light to always have on hand... unless it is so small that you don't notice it working it's way out of a pocket... while you are on the bike.
The new one went onto a neck lanyard, nothing fancy or bulky just a spliced loop of 80lb dacron fishing line.
Where the first one was just a part of the pile of stuff that goes into pockets when dressing this one now takes an extra thought. If I expect to be out long/late enough that I might need a light, I tend to grab something else/bigger. For all those times that I don't think a light will be needed, this fills the void when I am proven wrong (not nearly infrequent enough).


Bruce
I lost my beloved Streamlight micro the same way. So SMALL it worked out of my pocket one too many times....God I hope it turns up under the couch cushions someday....even though it was only 30l it was a great little torch.
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Old 08-13-2012, 12:21 PM   #478
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I'm looking for a decent flashlight that I can carry on a daily basis. Something with 200 lumen or more.
So...What's the latest and greatest ? I don't want to spend a fortune but don't want any junk either !
My local gun shop sells the Nebo Redline series for $25 each. Here are the specs, according to the manufacturer:

Specifications:
Settings 220 lumens / 110 lumens / 22 lumens / S.O.S. / Defensive Strobe
Runtime 100% - 4 hours of continuous illumination
50% - 8 hours of continuous illumination
10% - 15 hours of continuous illumination
S.O.S. - 72 hours of continuous illumination
Strobe - 72 hours of continuous illumination
Length 4.5
Diameter 1.5
Weight 0.428 lbs.
Batteries 3 AAA batteries

Nice little light. I haven't used it a lot yet but it seems to be well built.
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Old 08-13-2012, 09:04 PM   #479
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Just made an impulse purchase on ebay.



Details when it gets here.
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Old 08-14-2012, 01:38 PM   #480
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Just made an impulse purchase on ebay.



Details when it gets here.
hate it when that happens unless it is cheap like my last impulse buy. I'll have to throw up the pic and specs tomorrow.
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