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Looking for a flashlight

Discussion in 'Guns & Hunting' started by USNROBERTS, Jul 7, 2010.

  1. Jul 7, 2010 at 9:47 PM
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    USNROBERTS

    USNROBERTS [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Im looking for a flashlight like the surefires, button on back, compact style. Needs as high lumes as possible from small package. But i want off brand cheapola. Price wise not quality. Anyone have any ideas?
     
  2. Jul 7, 2010 at 9:55 PM
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    tbturner47

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  3. Jul 7, 2010 at 9:57 PM
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    I would get LEO input!!
     
  4. Jul 7, 2010 at 9:58 PM
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  5. Jul 7, 2010 at 10:00 PM
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    This is the way to a bright future. I have two my first one is 10 years old and works as good as new. Upgrade to 120 lumens and you will literally stun a person at night with the brighness

    http://www.surefire.com/6P-Original
     
  6. Jul 7, 2010 at 10:01 PM
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  7. Jul 7, 2010 at 10:10 PM
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    timbo805

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    i know im probably going to sound cheep but i bought a 32 led small compact flash light from harbor freight and its super brite and i mean bright! its has Ben going strong for about 3 month with daily use and still running strong.

    http://www.harborfreight.com/general-merch/lighting/3-3-4-quarter-inch-32-led-flashlight-98504.html

    http://www.harborfreight.com/general-merch/lighting/6-3-4-quarter-inch-109-led-flashlight-98506.html

    http://www.harborfreight.com/general-merch/lighting/11-1-4-quarter-inch-95-led-flashlight-66567.html

    PS.it has the button on the back and its seems very tough.
     
  8. Jul 7, 2010 at 10:14 PM
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    tacovic

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    gander mountain has one right up your alley. its gander mountain brand and its like 200 lumens for 40 buckx
     
  9. Jul 8, 2010 at 7:54 AM
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    Zombie Runner

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  10. Jul 8, 2010 at 7:56 AM
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    DeeKay21

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    Wow, those are some cheap prices!!:eek: Good find!!;)
     
  11. Jul 8, 2010 at 8:10 AM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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  12. Jul 8, 2010 at 8:15 AM
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    I ordered 2 lights from there. It took about a week and a half to get them. they are shipped from china:eek:
     
  13. Jul 8, 2010 at 8:16 AM
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    Zombie Runner

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    where do you get these batteries?
    only places Ive seen are online and are expensive:(
     
  14. Jul 8, 2010 at 8:20 AM
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    I got a flashlight from target for $20. It's called life gear. It runs on regular batteries and it's by far my favorite light for any amount I've spent.

    http://www.lifegearcompany.com/outdoor.html

    I have the smallest one. 80 lumens. 1AA battery lasts me forever. I keep one in the truck and one on my bike.
     
  15. Jul 8, 2010 at 8:22 AM
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    I'd avoid DX - ridiculously long shipping times, bad customer service, shoddy products. Of course, their prices are among the best.

    I'd recommend, off hand, Eagle Tac, Fenix, Olight as some cheaper brands - still pricey, but about half the price of SureFire. try www.batteryjunction.com for those brands at decent prices. You can also buy the CR123 batteries at much better prices.
     
  16. Jul 8, 2010 at 8:23 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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  17. Jul 8, 2010 at 8:25 AM
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    wow everything at that batteryjunction is expensive as shit!

    but I can get 123's local :eek:
     
  18. Jul 8, 2010 at 8:35 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Yes, but my 18650's are over 2 years old, and still hold full charge. How long do the 123's last? :p
     
  19. Jul 8, 2010 at 8:36 AM
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    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    well damn, maybe i need to quit crying about it and just get some already
     
  20. Jul 8, 2010 at 8:38 AM
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    I went the the Streamlight Scorpion LED. It uses the CR123 batteries but Streamlight makes their own and cost is about $3 for a pair. The great thing is the LED gives longer battery time and Streamlight's LED is brighter and throws a better and longer spot than any of the el cheapos I have tried, which lacked depth. 130 lumens and cost is around $49. It's made in the good ol' USA. Good stuff Maynard!
     
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