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Old 09-14-2009, 12:28 AM   #1
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Need Flashlight Help?

Im guessing this would be the most appropriate place to put it but anyhow, Im looking for a flashlight that could be used for camping, fishing, and daily chores. I prefer white light (Im guessing LED's are the only type of lights that do this?) and would like some good range and durability. I have a D Cell Maglite that just isnt doing it for me. Any suggestions?
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Old 09-14-2009, 12:31 AM   #2
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My gf got me a 3D LED maglite. it's amazing! it's shock proof (makes you feel safe cause it's heavy enough to knock someone real good) and water resistant. about 30-40 bucks

EDIT: damn, didnt read the whole post. In that case, I've heard of a good "husky" led light that's apparently cheaper and I'm told it's very bright, not sure where to find it.
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Old 09-14-2009, 12:34 AM   #4
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wow, didnt expect so many suggestions so quick, but I definitely appreciate all the responses. I gotta check some of these out.
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Old 09-14-2009, 12:38 AM   #5
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What about those 1,000,000 candle light spotlights?
$20 at Walmart & rechargable. I keep one in my boat. it also has 2 settings. Low to give you enough light to see near the boat. Or high to take the paint off your truck, set the grass on fire. LOL
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Old 09-14-2009, 12:38 AM   #6
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I have a Fenix TK11 that puts oput a ton of light for its size. Works great outdorrs.
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Old 09-14-2009, 12:56 AM   #7
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Streamlight

A little $$$, but I use it every night, 3 brightness settings + strobe. Very bright and rechargeable!!!

Streamlight 75710 Stinger C4 LED Rechargeable

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Old 09-14-2009, 02:30 AM   #8
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You might check out cabelas.com--They have a ton of good led flashlights and a nice search function and user reviews on their website.
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Old 03-03-2010, 09:59 AM   #9
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Fenix P1D 180 lumens(on high) with one cr123 lithium battery. Tiny and always in my pocket and brighter than my stock surefires. $50 shipped on ebay and the 5w led is way brighter than any attachments on the maglights. 5 different settings (med, high, low, strobe and SOS). When I mount it on my mountain bike it looks like an HID light.
http://cgi.ebay.com/Fenix-P1D-CE-Q5-...item29fb9ab7cc
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Old 03-03-2010, 05:42 PM   #10
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this is the shizzle. might be a little overkill for the home. I have two of them just for fishing and camping. This thing is just the best.

http://www.automotivelightstore.com/oracle24x-9.aspx
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Old 03-03-2010, 05:54 PM   #12
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Surefire - one of the best available http://www.surefire.com/
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Old 03-03-2010, 06:01 PM   #13
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Surefire is the way to go. Costly upfront for most lights (the G2 LED is a good cost effective choice, takes a beating and is cheaper than the 6P which is their basic metal body LED light) but the customer service is great and the upgrades available are great as well.
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Old 03-04-2010, 10:18 AM   #14
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Fenix

I am going to X3 the Fenix suggestions. There are videos on youtube of some of the features. I think the best thing for them are the diffuser attached to the end. Turns the flashlight into a lantern, so this makes it dual purpose. I do not own one, but am also in the market for a good light.



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Old 04-29-2010, 05:30 PM   #15
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Also a fan of everything Surefire, however I'd be pissed if I lost one fishing.

For fishing/diving I prefer Pelican.
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A little $$$, but I use it every night, 3 brightness settings + strobe. Very bright and rechargeable!!!

Streamlight 75710 Stinger C4 LED Rechargeable

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+ 2 use it everyday at work, droped it 100s of times, rechargeable, spare battery, id buy anther just because.
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Old 04-30-2010, 10:04 AM   #17
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you could always swap your old bulb out in your mag and put an LED bulb in there.

http://www.google.com/products?q=led...oq=led+maglite+


I bought one of these lights for night hunting. Its one of the brightest lights Ive ever seen.

http://www.cheaperthandirt.com/LIGHT149-1.html

and way cheaper than a surefire. I ordered it and was on my door the next day
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+1 on the Fenix line. I have an L2D with Energizer Lithium's I haven't had to change the batteries yet! It's not cheap, but it's not Surefire expensive.
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I got this from Costco 2 for $19.99 w/ $5 coupon $14.99 total.
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Dude, Fenix is the sh*t! check out fenixlight.com. i have the fenix TK 10 and love it! the TK10, TK11, and TK12 are all bada$$
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