I need a new Flashlight....

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by A-Bone, Dec 21, 2009.

  1. Achtung

    Achtung Wicked Pisssah Adventurer

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    This place is great. Where else can you find 30 pages of info on flashlights? The only problem is I've spent 5 hours on research. I was leaning towards the Xenno 06 or 03 but the post about the ultra low function got me thinking and now I think I'm going with the Quark 123. Also this was originally going to be a gift but now I'll have to buy 2!:evil
  2. EvilGenius

    EvilGenius 1.5 Finger Discount

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    My flashlight is better than everyone's!

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  3. EvilGenius

    EvilGenius 1.5 Finger Discount

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    Not as good as this one though.

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  4. Snapper

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    :huh

    This thread doesn't even scratch the surface - try candlepowerforums.com.... and be prepared for 5 days of reasearch :lol3
  5. A-Bone

    A-Bone Indubitably

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    Seriously.. we're dorky... but this is like Dork 101... they are working on Ph.D's over there.... :lol3
  6. EvanADV

    EvanADV Big Bearded Boy

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    I have carried a Streamlight Stylus Pro everyday for about 2 years. It's well worn from rubbing up against my Leatherman Wave all day everyday in my pocket, and the rubber around the button has torn - it's just broken in. I use rechargeable AAAs in it. Great little light. I use it for something almost everyday. Durable as heck, too. Been dropped at least 50 times while working on something, usually on concrete. I paid $20 for it (amazon) Probably one of the best $20 i've spent in my 22 years.

    I think I may let this be my tool kit light and try something new. Maybe something with a little more output, still uses AA or AAAs, and similar form factor. It will be an everyday pocket carry along with my Leatherman.

    Any suggestions for me?

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  7. Achtung

    Achtung Wicked Pisssah Adventurer

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    I got sucked into that forum for a few minutes and realized I was in waaaay over my head.
  8. Andrew

    Andrew Optimus Primer Super Moderator

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    Is there any particular place that wants dead CR1213 batteries?
    Or will any battery recycler know to process them special for their Li content?
  9. A-Bone

    A-Bone Indubitably

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    I know my local transfer station has a whole bin for batteries of all sorts... they sell everything to a commodities recycler and it goes back to the general fund... so that is a win-win as far as I'm concerned...

    The guys at the recycle center don't seperate them based on what type of battery they are because Li are so uncommon... but downstream, I assume they have a process to seperate them...
  10. Sniper X

    Sniper X De Oppresso Liber

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    All 5 lumens of it! :rofl
  11. Sniper X

    Sniper X De Oppresso Liber

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    It gets down right geeknoid over there.
  12. ny-wolcott

    ny-wolcott Been here awhile

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    Streamlight
    Stinger DS' LED HP

    Incredible. rechargable. $130 with charger.

    You'll never go back.
  13. EvilGenius

    EvilGenius 1.5 Finger Discount

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    Atleast it can change colors.

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  14. a$$hole

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    Budgetlightforum.com is where to go for kick ass cheap flashlights. Its like cpf but for klr owners! :D
  15. pilot

    pilot Slacker Moderator Super Moderator

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    Cool! I'll check it out. :lol3

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  16. Andrew

    Andrew Optimus Primer Super Moderator

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    Bump - anyone got a new favorite torch?
  17. petefromberkeley

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    Yeah, my keyring one is the best tiny light so far. The iTP A3 EOS. It throws out about 100 lumens on high, is about as bright as a mini Mag on low (and will stay on for 90 something hours on low) uses just one AAA battery and is about the size of your pinky. About $20.00 unless you get it in titanium for $50.00
  18. Sniper X

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    ordering a Fenix LD20 when they are back in stock.
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    Looks like Amazon has them now.
  20. KingRat

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    4sevens quark mini CR2 for the keychain.....