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Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by macville, Oct 15, 2012.

  1. macville

    macville

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    So I am looking at LED flashlights right now to put on my Christmas list. I've known about Surefire flashlights for a few years now, but I believe they are kinda out of my price rage for the list. Therefore, I am looking for something similar but cheaper (unless my wife really loves me this year!)

    This is what I am looking for:

    Similar size to a SF 6PX
    Aluminum body
    Weatherproof would be nice
    150+ lumens (bright would be nice)
    in the $50-$75 range

    Does something that's decently made exist in that price range with features like that? Or do I really need to spend $80+ to get a good flashlight that will last?

    Ideally, I will use it for mult-iuse. Home defense. Walking my property at night. Working on my car in the dark. Etc. Really an all around smaller flash light.

    And if I do need to spend more, what are other brands that might have better features than surefire for a similar price and what are the features that make them better?
     
  2. *ASH*

    *ASH* FURBANITE

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    check lowes , they got what you need , good lights to , the coastal ones , and the lens one
     

  3. wjv

    wjv Zip It Stan Lee.. . .

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    Fenix PD22
    Fenix LD12
    Fenix E25
    Fenix E11
     
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    Eagletac D25lc2 - 741 lumens - $62

    [ame="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B008DCS0FO/ref=wms_ohs_product"]Amazon.com: EagleTac D25LC2 Clicky CREE XM-L U2 LED Flashlight - 741 Lumens: Everything Else@@AMEPARAM@@http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41DFjDZHAqL.@@AMEPARAM@@41DFjDZHAqL[/ame]
     
  5. ERASER

    ERASER Nyuk,Nyuk,Nyuk!

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    I have 2 Surefires......they are excellent lights.
    I have also purchased quite a few lights from 4Sevens. I have 3 that I use on a daily basis. While not quite as sturdy or heavy as my Surefires, they ALWAYS work and they are brighter and less expensive than the Surefires.

    Check out the Quark line in particular.

    http://www.foursevens.com/
     
  6. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    Go to www.fenix-store.com find something you like, and be happy. Great lights for great prices.
     
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    Streamlight TAC2L. 180 lumens and will fit in your pocket. paid 55.00 for mine local.
     
  8. fowl intent

    fowl intent

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    Check out the ICON Rogue 2. It has a 2 output switch, 100 lumens and 10 lumens. Price range is around $30. I have two and love them so far. Here is the listing on Amazon.com, very well rated too. <http://www.amazon.com/ICON-D-RO-COL-Icon-Rogue-Flashlight/dp/B004EDU6JY>
     
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    Fenix TK-15 or TK-21. I can use my TK-21 to spot deer with.
     
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    I bought a Fenix PD32. Check out the specs...over 300 lumens its a great flashlight especially for the price and quality.
    It was just too tough for me to spend the money for a Surefire with similar specs.


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    stolenphot0 RTF2 Addict

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    GlockPride Glock 23

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    Fenix PD32. Love mine!
     
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    F14Scott Luggage CLM

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    [ame="http://www.amazon.com/Olight-M20S-R5-Operations-Flashlight/dp/B0051F7S2C/ref=sr_1_2?s=sporting-goods&ie=UTF8&qid=1350352253&sr=1-2&keywords=Olight"]Olight M20S R5 Cree XP-G R5 LED Warrior Special Operations 320 Lumen Tactical Flashlight with Side Switch,Black - Amazon.com@@AMEPARAM@@http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41Wj7Shnj%2BL.@@AMEPARAM@@41Wj7Shnj%2BL[/ame]

    I own two of these, one for my bedside and one mounted to my HD shotgun. They are indestructible flamethrowers. Highest possible recommendation.
     
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    Klarus makes some cool lights.
     
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    I've also been very happy with Fenix and Olight.

    -ArtificialGrape
     
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    Steel Head Tactical Cat

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    I'm watching this thread.
    I have a little E1 surefire for pocket carry but am looking for a bigger and brighter light.
    The Fenix PD32 looks nice.
     
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    I have a 4sevens cree that uses AA bats and I love it and its in the OPs price range
     
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    Fenix ld12 is awesome. I had a mte c3-907 and liked it but I dropped it off a 4ft ladder at work and broke it. Replaced it with the fenix ld12 don't regret my decision to change lights.


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