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Old 01-02-2013, 12:56 AM   #1
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I love flashlights, think they're a highly underrated tool. Like to keep one in car, bed side, with hiking gear, and toolbag. My problem is that I've yet to find that right medium where brightness, cast/throw, strobe options, and battery life are all sufficient. I've got some super high lumen count that have a short cast/throw our no beam adjust. And I've got little ones with decent lumen, short cast, good strobe options.

I'm looking for suggestions on a good pocketable light with a strong throw, high lumen and beam adjust and/or strobe.

Does anyone remember when Flashlights power we'd rated in "candle power"? Lol 1 million candle power. Hahahaha I'm glad they've moved onto lumens.

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Old 01-07-2013, 06:47 AM   #2
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I love flashlights, think they're a highly underrated tool. Like to keep one in car, bed side, with hiking gear, and toolbag. My problem is that I've yet to find that right medium where brightness, cast/throw, strobe options, and battery life are all sufficient. I've got some super high lumen count that have a short cast/throw our no beam adjust. And I've got little ones with decent lumen, short cast, good strobe options.

I'm looking for suggestions on a good pocketable light with a strong throw, high lumen and beam adjust and/or strobe.

Does anyone remember when Flashlights power we'd rated in "candle power"? Lol 1 million candle power. Hahahaha I'm glad they've moved onto lumens.
You don't see adjustable beams a whole lot anymore, but honestly I haven't missed it on my light that has an orange peel reflector. I still have a maglite for my car though, I figure if I ever needed to I could use it as a weapon.
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I keep a Streamlight Stinger DS on my headboard 315, 175 & 58 lumens, plus Strobe. An Ultra Stinger in my car 230 lumens. Also a high intensity pocket light when I am out.

I have been using streamlights since they came out when I was a young cop.

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i have two Streamlights, an older Stinger and a new Stinger LED C4. Streamlight makes a very high quality flashlight and i really like the options you have for recharging them. i have vehicle mounted chargers in both my trucks and a wall mounted one inside my office. the PiggyBack charger is the way to go! charges the flashlight and the spare battery stick.

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I have had one of these for over a year now and wear it everywhere. Great idea!

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Got a couple for my 2nd summer job, night golf course maintenance. Wouldn't do it if it weren't for the free golf. Lol. Well, that and I can drink on the job, nobody there but me.
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It is... gorgeous landscape, clear sky with no telephone poles or wires obstructing view, and gas powered golf carts with no Governors on them driving in the dark. Wish I could quit my day job, live in a state where is always summer and do this for a living. I'd die a happy man. Lol

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It is... gorgeous landscape, clear sky with no telephone poles or wires obstructing view, and gas powered golf carts with no Governors on them driving in the dark. Wish I could quit my day job, live in a state where is always summer and do this for a living. I'd die a happy man. Lol

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Well, I won't object to drinking while playing golf (heck, that was my handicap when I played) but drinking on the job? Not so much.
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