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Old 08-16-2012, 04:36 AM   #481
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got my MG flashlight from them n happy as :-)
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Old 08-17-2012, 08:16 AM   #482
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So, I sold my RGB pretty darn quickly. Rolled the money over and got a 4Sevens Mini 123 R5.

So far, I LOVE this thing. Its as tiny as you could ever ask something that takes this battery to be, puts out some nice light, easy to operate, and having a flashlight with 'hidden' modes makes me laugh everytime I play with them. Great light if anyone needs a small tankbag / keychain tool.
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Old 08-17-2012, 08:30 AM   #483
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So, I sold my RGB pretty darn quickly. Rolled the money over and got a 4Sevens Mini 123 R5.

So far, I LOVE this thing. Its as tiny as you could ever ask something that takes this battery to be, puts out some nice light, easy to operate, and having a flashlight with 'hidden' modes makes me laugh everytime I play with them. Great light if anyone needs a small tankbag / keychain tool.
my older Fenix has that same method of hidden modes and I friggin hate it except for the fact I never use anything but low and high power so it isn't a hassle. But my older fenix does have a button to turn it on and off though which I like better than the bezel method. I guess this tiny thing is too small for a button!
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Old 08-17-2012, 09:13 AM   #484
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my older Fenix has that same method of hidden modes and I friggin hate it except for the fact I never use anything but low and high power so it isn't a hassle. But my older fenix does have a button to turn it on and off though which I like better than the bezel method. I guess this tiny thing is too small for a button!
With a light this size the hidden modes really have no use, IMHO. I think its just a re-use of a control board from one of the bigger models (likely the one you have) and since its there its a 'feature'. This is going to be my standard backpacking light, and will most of the time likely ride around in my tankbag or car, depending on what I'm using at the time.

Its a very nice piece of kit. Its well made and performs as advertised.
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Old 08-17-2012, 09:25 AM   #485
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With a light this size the hidden modes really have no use, IMHO. I think its just a re-use of a control board from one of the bigger models (likely the one you have) and since its there its a 'feature'. This is going to be my standard backpacking light, and will most of the time likely ride around in my tankbag or car, depending on what I'm using at the time.

Its a very nice piece of kit. Its well made and performs as advertised.
I need something that size too. I'll have to order one.
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Old 08-17-2012, 09:28 AM   #486
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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.
$6 shipped. So I don't expect too much, but if it works out it'll be pretty bitchin.
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Old 08-17-2012, 09:34 AM   #487
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$6 shipped. So I don't expect too much, but if it works out it'll be pretty bitchin.
Cool. Need to hear the report.
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Old 08-19-2012, 10:41 AM   #488
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Here is the Brinkman I bought at tractor Supply for 29 dollars. Best 29 clams I ever spent on a torch. Rechargeable, big head, provides three settings, High, medium and strobe. And has a neat little recharge base.





The head (reflector) is about 1 1/4in in diameter and provides a nice spot and wide off angle light. It is NOT PLASTIC either! It is aluminum.
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Old 08-19-2012, 11:10 AM   #489
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Old 08-20-2012, 07:25 AM   #490
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Old 08-20-2012, 01:52 PM   #491
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Old 08-27-2012, 06:05 PM   #492
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I just received a Princeton Tec Remix Pro LED headlamp, the one with three small LEDs and one large LED, powered by a single CR123 battery. All white, not the RGB model. It's so good, I just ordered three more, so I can have one in each vehicle and my backpacks. Love love love the CR123 lights, and this one is light enough and robust enough to serve as full-time accomplice to car work and middle-night camping chores. Switchgear is fine, no problem for me.

Good price from Sierra Trading Post:

http://www.sierratradingpost.com/pri...dlamp~p~4446j/
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Old 08-29-2012, 08:32 AM   #493
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Still searching for the "right" one....

I've been looking at some Fenix models on Ebay, had some questions for the seller but they have never responded...
I would like something that is all metal and doesn't weigh alot. up around 700-800 lumen.

Evil, did You ever get Your "impulse" buy from Ebay ?
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Old 08-29-2012, 05:24 PM   #494
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Old 09-05-2012, 04:46 AM   #495
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Still searching for the "right" one....

I've been looking at some Fenix models on Ebay, had some questions for the seller but they have never responded...
I would like something that is all metal and doesn't weigh alot. up around 700-800 lumen.

Evil, did You ever get Your "impulse" buy from Ebay ?
Should be here within the next week or so.
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