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#5999285 - 10/28/15 07:35 PM Flashlight Recommendations under $50?
Troutfisch Offline
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Registered: 04/18/06
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Looking for a compact flashlight with red lens for my hunting pack, since the previous one didn't make it through the off-season.

Any suggestions are welcome but looking to keep the price under $50. Thanks in advance!
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#5999297 - 10/28/15 07:43 PM Re: Flashlight Recommendations under $50? [Re: Troutfisch]
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get a petzel or black diamond head lamp and a 15$ led and you got the best of both worlds

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#5999674 - 10/28/15 10:38 PM Re: Flashlight Recommendations under $50? [Re: Troutfisch]
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I'm also a giant fan of head lamps. I actually have a petzel head lamp and the $15 led, like BiL recommends, and it's a great combination.


Edited by syncerus (10/28/15 10:38 PM)
Edit Reason: no pretzels!
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#5999730 - 10/28/15 11:36 PM Re: Flashlight Recommendations under $50? [Re: Troutfisch]
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Love my Petzl.
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#5999893 - 10/29/15 08:03 AM Re: Flashlight Recommendations under $50? [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
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Originally Posted By: QuitShootinYoungBucks
Love my Petzl.


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#5999898 - 10/29/15 08:07 AM Re: Flashlight Recommendations under $50? [Re: Troutfisch]
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Cree XML-T6 off of amazon, rechargeable 18650 batteries and you can buy 3 for that price
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#5999905 - 10/29/15 08:13 AM Re: Flashlight Recommendations under $50? [Re: Troutfisch]
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I know its an unpopular one around these parts, but I have a 2D led mag light and it been great the past 2-3 years.
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#5999928 - 10/29/15 08:24 AM Re: Flashlight Recommendations under $50? [Re: Troutfisch]
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Min Mag Pro for $29 throws out a nice beam of 250-275 lumens on just two AAs.

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#6000005 - 10/29/15 08:57 AM Re: Flashlight Recommendations under $50? [Re: redchevy]
QuitShootinYoungBucks Offline
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Originally Posted By: redchevy
I know its an unpopular one around these parts, but I have a 2D led mag light and it been great the past 2-3 years.


Why are they unpopular? I have a 2D and a 3D and like them both. Yes, I know they are heavy.
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#6000349 - 10/29/15 11:58 AM Re: Flashlight Recommendations under $50? [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
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Originally Posted By: QuitShootinYoungBucks
Originally Posted By: redchevy
I know its an unpopular one around these parts, but I have a 2D led mag light and it been great the past 2-3 years.


Why are they unpopular? I have a 2D and a 3D and like them both. Yes, I know they are heavy.


They are unpopular like igloo coolers, just not cool roflmao
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#6000369 - 10/29/15 12:14 PM Re: Flashlight Recommendations under $50? [Re: redchevy]
syncerus Offline
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Originally Posted By: redchevy
I know its an unpopular one around these parts, but I have a 2D led mag light and it been great the past 2-3 years.


I guess that I really am a copy cat. That's my third light.
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#6000617 - 10/29/15 03:00 PM Re: Flashlight Recommendations under $50? [Re: Troutfisch]
J McCoy Offline


Registered: 03/31/09
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Deleted, you said red.


Edited by J McCoy (10/29/15 03:00 PM)

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#6000645 - 10/29/15 03:26 PM Re: Flashlight Recommendations under $50? [Re: Troutfisch]
oldoak2000 Offline
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Red led:
http://www.dx.com/p/ultrafire-wf-501b-ph...33#.VjJ_eitLsXY

get a Green led one too:
http://www.dx.com/p/ultrafire-wf-501b-ph...31#.VjJ_wytLsXY

Charger:
http://www.dx.com/p/digital-li-ion-18650-battery-charger-6105#.VjKABitLsXY

and take a couple old bad laptop batteries apart for a free supply of 18650 li-batteries!

and you'll still have money left over for lunch!

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