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billt

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A Couple Of Nice Inexpensive Flashlights
« on: February 06, 2018, 09:01:35 AM »

I picked these up the other day at Harbor Freight, and have since purchased several more. They are all machined Aluminum and are very bright. The smaller unit comes with batteries, the larger multi LED unit does not, (It takes 4 AA's).

They both have a nice press on / press off switch. The larger one has both a low and a high power setting. On low power a small center rectangle of LED's are illuminated. On high they all are. The smaller unit is the same as the one's you see advertised all the time on TV. It has one large LED, and a push / pull adjustment that allows for a pinpoint beam, or else a much larger spread of the light.

These things are really nice and well made for the money. I'm going to keep one of each around the house, and in both vehicles. You can't have enough flashlights. And with some of these LED's costing well over $50.00 each, these are a nice alternative. Just be sure if you buy them get a 20% off coupon. Harbor Freight has them all the time.

https://www.harborfreight.com/588-lumen-tactical-flashlight-63934.html

https://www.harborfreight.com/6-3-4-quarter-inch-109-led-flashlight-98506.html



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Re: A Couple Of Nice Inexpensive Flashlights
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2018, 11:04:45 AM »

I have several similar to the smaller one, I found on feebay for $14 and free ship. Called "Probe Shiny"
Rechargeable, w/battery and charger and a regular battery holder/adapter.
One I use in the garage and have dropped on the concrete floor repeatedly...still worky :sthumbsup:
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Re: A Couple Of Nice Inexpensive Flashlights
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2018, 01:59:54 PM »

I have seen them at HF, and considered them. Like you said, can't have too many flashlights. I may pick some up next time I am there.  :sthumbsup:
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Re: A Couple Of Nice Inexpensive Flashlights
« Reply #3 on: February 10, 2018, 07:48:41 PM »

I think they're all the same; Taclight, Atomic Beam, several other brands. All Cree led with high, medium, low, strobe and SOS. All made in China, but still well made and durable.

The Bell & Howell Taclight is 2 for $19.99 on TV. IDK if rechargeable, which I prefer.
During the power outage last night, I stood one up on the coffee table and it lit the whole room up as good as the lamp.
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Re: A Couple Of Nice Inexpensive Flashlights
« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2018, 09:59:45 PM »

Surefire had a lock on GOOD flashlights for decades. But now, there are so many good lights out there. These look awesome.
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