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Old 02-02-12, 01:41 PM
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Alternatives to Two Fish Flashlight Holder?

Hey guys,

A while back I purchased a Two-Fish flashlight holder to use with a tactical flashlight I own but unfortunately the mount on the holder is too small to fit the diameter of the flashlight. Are there any alternatives to the Two-Fish that are similar, but can handle larger flashlights?

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Use a Mag light AA Flasahlight.. it fits fine.. or similar..

or just get a proper LED bike battery headlight. includes mounts onto handlebar.

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Twofish makes mounts of different sizes. Lockblock, bikeblock, cycloblock...........

You might also do a quick experiment and see if you can invert the mount.
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I keep my tactical flashlight in my pocket where I can quickly access it if I need to and used Meritline to pick up both flashlight holders, and inexpensive tactical style flashlights very cheaply. Shipping isn't the fastest (but very reasonably priced) and they have some complaints about some of the product decriptions being off, but I am very satisfied with the lights I got from them. I ordered a half-dozen lights of various models to try them out in flashlight holders on both my girlfriends and my bikes, and to have a few spares. They list most of the sizes of their large number of lights in the description and a number of them are either Cree, or Cree without the labels. Their 1.7 watt bike light is working great for me and is basically a flashlight+holder, although I did add a second O-ring when I spotted a little moisture inside here in Seattle's very wet climate.

Haven't seen a larger flashlight holder out there except for ones that clamp onto front racks...
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These are great for lights that take 18650 or CR123 batteries. I've got them on several bikes, and I need to get a few more...
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Originally Posted by Chris_in_Miami View Post
These are great for lights that take 18650 or CR123 batteries. I've got them on several bikes, and I need to get a few more...
+1 These work great with flashlights with 1" diameter. It won't work with a Shingingbeam S-Mini without modification.
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I had this dx holder: https://dx.com/p/universal-adjustable...diameter-31871 . It worked very well, and is mostly just rubber and velcro rather than any elaborate mechanism that can break, and doesn't require tools. It's obviously a copy of the Two Fish.

Apparently Two Fish makes a bigger holder also: https://www.batteryjunction.com/twofish-cycloblocks.html .
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