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Old 10-11-12, 07:23 PM   #1
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best flashlight i have ever had by far

it is this dang china light i got from amazon .First thing i love is it uses a single aa battery second thing is it dont have a reflectiver it has optics.3rd thing is it is adjustable from flood to spot light 4th is its bright as hect and it was only 9 bukcs u can get it cheaper if ya want to wait from china i got mine froma usa shop
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I have a few maglites I've had for years. They eat up batteries like my car guzzles gas, but they're amazingly durable and bright. One takes 6 D-cells and the other takes 3. The 6 D-cell one I just got for the novelty and because it was on sale for like $20 at Ace one day. The 3 cell usually stays in my car, and has come in handy countless times. I should probably get some LED models, but they're too pricey, and I'm broke.
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Old 10-11-12, 07:37 PM   #3
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id say this is brighter then the 3 c maglight and it fits in ya pocket and it has 3 modes one is strobe one is low and one is high
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Yea but how tough would it be to kill a man with it?
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Old 10-11-12, 07:55 PM   #5
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Don't know about the light that the OP is referring to but there are some good lights coming out of China. I have a couple of new Fenix lights and I think they are very good and not too expensive. My most used lights around the house are actually maglights.

I've owned maglights for a long time and I thought they were good. Then when I got good lights from Pelican and Streamlight I realized how bad the incandescent maglights really were. Mag finally came out with LED lights and they were not sophisticated designs but they work well. I have several of them because they are cheap, and D batteries are easy to find and last a long time. I had a minimag that I put a Terralux LED in and it worked very well, but the batteries leaked and killed it.

Mag now has some more sophisticated lights that are small, bright and have various output modes. I still prefer my Fenix but the mags are a good choice for someone that doesn't want to have to figure out which of the other brands are good and which of the other brands are junk.
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been on since 12 hours ago a course now it is very very dim but if you walk slow it should be able to guide you in the dark.i think thats great for only useing 1 aa alkiline
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Both my Fenix lights have a wicked strobe mode that will cause headaches....
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Wait. It gets dim instead of shutting off? So it's not regulated?
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Old 10-12-12, 08:24 AM   #13
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it seemed to be the same brigtness for a while but i feel asleep and when i woke up it was dim. i like that so i can use batts that was to weak for other things
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I do not like tactical bezels. I run a MTE SSC P7. Driven by one 18650. INCREDIBLY bright for the size, good run time and I carry a spare battery. Around $30 online, then add a charger and batteries for $20. Small enough to fit on handlebars or helmet or fit in a pocket.

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What's the spike bezel for? Eyeball gouging?
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I have a few maglites I've had for years. They eat up batteries like my car guzzles gas, but they're amazingly durable and bright. One takes 6 D-cells and the other takes 3. The 6 D-cell one I just got for the novelty and because it was on sale for like $20 at Ace one day. The 3 cell usually stays in my car, and has come in handy countless times. I should probably get some LED models, but they're too pricey, and I'm broke.
Did you know that you can get drop-in LED replacements for the lamps in Maglites? They still have the focus function, do not drain batteries fast, and are very bright. Sears sells them. I have one in my 2 D-cell Maglite, and it's nice.
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^^^That is why I will always own at least one MagLite. It's the only flashlight that I would bring to a bar fight and still actually use for, y'know, lighting stuff up.
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http://www.amazon.com/dp/B006E0QAFY/...M3C_SC_3p_dp_1

$5.26. 300 lumens. 1 AA battery. Free shipping. Haven't hit the end of the lifespan on the first battery but this thing is cooler than hell and brighter than my double C Maglite with LED bulb.
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thats is pretty much the light i got will but there is like 5 versions all pretty much the same.i love the hect out of it hey have you figured out if it can use a aa litium? because on high it realy realy draw some power like 1 amp if i recall unless my meter is messed up
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Figure it should be able to use a lithium. Reading reviews of the some of the cheap lithium batteries available online and I see too many problems so I didn't buy any of those. The alkaline AA seems to be working okay but more milli-amp-hours are always better.
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ps have u took urs apart all the electronics and led are in a thing about the size off 3 dimes stacked i thought about modding it into a 3 cell maglight witha big reflectiver
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