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Old 03-12-08, 04:00 PM   #1
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Blackburn System X6

99 bucks at jensonusa.com.

http://www.jensonusa.com/store/produ...c=em031108&x=y
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Old 03-13-08, 03:07 AM   #2
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From what I've heard about these lights, they're a bad deal at any price.
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Old 03-14-08, 11:05 AM   #3
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I'm curious what is so bad about them.
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Old 03-14-08, 11:28 AM   #4
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Heavy battery, outdated LED, cumbersome setups, etc. For less than a $100, buy a Fenix flashlight instead. You get brighter light, lighter and easier setup.

There's reason they are closing this light out, it's a terrible light, and it doesn't sell well.
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Old 03-14-08, 11:59 AM   #5
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I looked at that, but from the reviews i've read online there are very few people who like this light, and many who think its a pile of junk.

Sad, because its a good discount!
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Long live FENIX - and its 180 lumens for $50 with incredible form factor and rock-solid stability. Absolutely unbeatable.
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Old 03-14-08, 12:33 PM   #7
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I've seen the discussions on Fenix in the past. That does look like a good way to go.
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My Fenix arrives on Monday!!
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Two fenixes over a Blackburn X-6 any day of the week and twice on Sunday!
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Sorry to bump an old thread ... but ... where should I be looking for Fenix lights?
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Old 06-01-09, 11:45 PM   #11
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Fenixes are sooo 2007. You should look into P7s. Cheaper and brighter.
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Fenixes are sooo 2007. You should look into P7s. Cheaper and brighter.
+1 absolutely - Fenix are out of date and overpriced. Buy a nice P7 from DX, you'll never look back...
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Old 06-02-09, 07:31 PM   #13
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+1 absolutely - Fenix are out of date and overpriced. Buy a nice P7 from DX, you'll never look back...
Can you recommend a P7? I see SEVERAL options at DX.
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Can you recommend a P7? I see SEVERAL options at DX.
Well, one of my mates uses a MTE P7 and is very happy with it.

I've got an Aurora which personally I prefer.

Check my signature for a review of it.

If a single 18650 torch with 2 modes would suit you than this might be a good place to start:



http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.15691

The best place to start is how many modes do you want ?

What runtime do you want ?

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The light output, quality, and overall construction of the Blackburn System X6 is pretty good. I bought these from a friend for 50 dollars, which was a great price, but for 99 I would reccommend looking at other light systems. The battery with the BBX6 is enormous, and lasts for a very short period. With both lamps on high, I don't think I would want to stay out after dark for more than an hour and a half or so. With one on high, and the other lamp on strobe, I have not run out of battery within 2.5 hours of riding. With both lamps on strobe, I'll bet you could have enough battery for a 5 hour ride, but who the heck wants to stare at everything around them flashing for that long anyway. At my LBS most people stand behind the cygolite brand name.
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