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Need Flashlight Help?

Discussion in 'Boating & Fishing' started by dysfunctnlretard, Sep 13, 2009.

  1. Sep 13, 2009 at 11:28 PM
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    dysfunctnlretard

    dysfunctnlretard [OP] Hi

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    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?
     
  2. Sep 13, 2009 at 11:31 PM
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    rab89

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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.
     
  3. Sep 13, 2009 at 11:31 PM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    What about those 1,000,000 candle light spotlights?
     
  4. Sep 13, 2009 at 11:34 PM
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    dysfunctnlretard

    dysfunctnlretard [OP] Hi

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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.
     
  5. Sep 13, 2009 at 11:38 PM
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    genxer36

    genxer36 Lord of Tomfoolery

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    $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
     
  6. Sep 13, 2009 at 11:38 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    I have a Fenix TK11 that puts oput a ton of light for its size. Works great outdorrs.
     
  7. Sep 13, 2009 at 11:56 PM
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    JetTech

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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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  8. Sep 14, 2009 at 1:30 AM
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    carmellocafe

    carmellocafe Begin With The End In Mind.

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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.:)
     
  9. Mar 3, 2010 at 8:59 AM
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    Maglite has a small kit to change out your regular bulb maglite to and LED bulbs.
     
  12. Mar 3, 2010 at 4:54 PM
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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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    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.



    NT
     
  15. Apr 29, 2010 at 4:30 PM
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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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    + 2 use it everyday at work, droped it 100s of times, rechargeable, spare battery, id buy anther just because.
     
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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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    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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