Light for 2k

Discussion in 'Band of Glockers' started by Allegra, Jul 3, 2007.

  1. Allegra

    Allegra

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    a little help my friends , lumen for me is the pretty girl in the detergent commercial

    How bright is 90 lumens? pwede pang outdoor?
    How would a 1 cell AA L1d compare to a 3 cell AA battery mini-maglite?


    9 lumens for 25 hours on a single AA? maganda pang brownouts or camping trips
     
  2. Kaiser Soze

    Kaiser Soze Notorious

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lumen_%28unit%29

    Eto na lang sir: "The 2-cell AA Mini Maglite can last up to six hours on its batteries and puts out 5.30 lumens of light." from http://www.special-operations-technology.com/article.cfm?DocID=799

    The Fenix is better. :)
     

  3. Allegra

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    Thanx , i'm convinced w/ the fenix
    I never thought flashlights would be this interesting
    I need more burglars para masulit yung expense :)
     
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    Kaiser Soze Notorious

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    Did anyone else experience a weird brownout tonight? I live in the Alabang area and we lost power for a short time, no real rain, but almost storm strength winds hits us and knocked the power out.

    My fenix and my JetBeam came to the rescue, especially when I had to open the gate in the dark. I used highest setting when I checked the outside of the house for any fallen tree limbs etc, and the lowest setting to light my way inside the house.
     
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    fafa allegra: sulit na sulit yung fenix ko kanina! madilim kasi sa studio so kelangan meron ka ilaw to get the gear... si gundog kasi palit ng palit ng lente ng camera nya...

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  6. Allegra

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    Allegra,
    For 2K ill give away my 2AA Maglite with the LED conversion kit :supergrin:
     
  8. Allegra

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    hehe I cant , my mind is set on the fenix
     
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    darwin25 Make your move

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    Yap. The Fenix L2D is the one I got.

    But really for tactical use, I would still prefer my G2 Nitrolon. Incandecent bulbs I think still reigns supreme for tactical applications. 65 lumens from Surefire G2 Nitrolon is much like 135 lumens out of white LED. Much better if you have a P61 light assembly producing 120 lumens. Try focusing it in your own eyes (I did it bro). The G2's 65 lumens from an incandecent bulb is much more painful and hotter (much like searing) to the eyes than the 135 lumens from the white LED.

    The Fenix L2D though is an excellent all purpose handheld light which can do double duty as a handheld tactical light. The strobe function is superb and has tactical applications too.
     
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    KevlarSix Senior Member

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    Sir, Pardon for the question. How would you define a "Tactical" use for a flashlight?
     
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    darwin25 Make your move

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    For me I would define "tactical" as gaining an advantage over your opponent. After all that's what tactics is all about. Something like momentary incapacitation, impairing his vision, causing hin disorientation. It can also be something that allows you to effectively illuminate dark areas and identify threat. Tactical in the sense that it allows you to sustain the initiative that you already have or steal it from your opponent.

    It is interesting to note that incandescent lights allow one to see much better and discern objects and colors than white light. Have you ever driven through a white stret light? That's exactly the reason why incandescent lights are preferred to illuminate the streets. Same principle applies to handheld lights.
     
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    Thanks sir. A friend was asking me regarding it. Can't explain as I have not much knowledge into these things.
     
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    nice & cheap cree bulb lights indeed sir KevlarSix. :thumbsup:
    laser sights w/ gun mounts are very cheap aswell..:banana:
     
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    Both the LED CREE lamps are very good and economical... will get the job done for most applications...

    But based on my experince and reliability of flashlights... I would recommend a surefire flashlight... for a just few more hundred bucks....

    Quality and Reliability === guaranteed...

    G2 Nitrolon or a 6P would be a very good investment... (2.5k ~3K???)

    If you could save alittle more... I'd suggest the 6P Defender...(around 3.5k~4.0K???)

    Fenix lights are ok.... But I'm happy and really sold with the SF Difference...

    Just my thoughts....
     
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    I agree with you here bro, SFs are really made to be tactical lights, they are more durable and have been proven through the use by policemen and the military.

    I like the Fenix lights too because they're a good everyday light for normal tasks like looking for something that fell in the movie theater or checking your car engine.

    I reserve my SF's for the tasks like checking some night time noises. The Fenix is for everything else. :supergrin:
     
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    Agree with you 100%...

    Musta na TOM... How's your uncle Bien & Manny Doing...

    Excited to see everyone at the GUNSHOW... Lets check out the G21SF... I might be tempted to get one.... what you think???

    Regards to all SOE + BOG peeps
     
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    Hehe, I'm reserving two units - 1 for my dad, and the other for my brother. Trust Trade assures that they will have enough to meet the demand, no advice on price yet though.
     
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    I'm guessing it will be in the 40~42k range...

    lets see... If I can save enough cash for a 2nd GLOCK why not...

    damn... Anyone want to buy a Glock23???

    When are visiting the GUNSHOW??? Will call/text thru BIEN... Really also want to get my hands on that G21SF... Reserve one for about 5K...

    See you there...

    My apologies to all... Back to the Topic...

    Fenix lights are good... Just visit their website --- FENIXLIGHT.COM
    Also visit SF's site ---- SUREFIRE.COM

    To each his own....
     
  20. Allegra

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    you guys are so gulo ha, ano ba talaga?? hehe

    I've been using my 1 AA cell coleman for a long time so anything even slightly better would be an improvement for me
    Matibay ba ang fenix? I hope anything that expensive wouldnt crap out in a few months , I hope