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Really, really bright, two to 300 yard rifle mounted light? #7328344 10/27/18 12:07 AM
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Can't afford a thermal yet.

This will go on the pic rail hand guard of an LR-308. Hogs and coyotes are the animals. Red/white, or green/white. Rechargeable preferred.


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Re: Really, really bright, two to 300 yard rifle mounted light? [Re: FiremanJG] #7328352 10/27/18 12:17 AM
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I have a Cyclops that's pretty bright. Comes with red and green bulbs. Rechargable. Got it at Cabelas

Re: Really, really bright, two to 300 yard rifle mounted light? [Re: FiremanJG] #7328991 10/27/18 11:06 PM
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Re: Really, really bright, two to 300 yard rifle mounted light? [Re: FiremanJG] #7329628 10/28/18 06:33 PM
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Re: Really, really bright, two to 300 yard rifle mounted light? [Re: FiremanJG] #7332562 10/31/18 01:50 AM
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Sniper Hog works for me

Re: Really, really bright, two to 300 yard rifle mounted light? [Re: FiremanJG] #7333924 11/01/18 04:24 AM
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Olight M22 or 23 and rifle mount.

Re: Really, really bright, two to 300 yard rifle mounted light? [Re: FiremanJG] #7334167 11/01/18 02:02 PM
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The Coyote Light is the best I have used as a mounted rifle light. While the white will be the brightest it will spook the animals the most. I use red because I am calling them and expect them close but I have under good conditions made several shots between 300-400 yards my Coyote light still has original battery and I am making an educated guess itís 7 years old. They are pricey but there is no question about the quality.


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Re: Really, really bright, two to 300 yard rifle mounted light? [Re: DStroud] #7335735 11/02/18 04:51 PM
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Originally Posted By: DStroud
The Coyote Light is the best I have used as a mounted rifle light. While the white will be the brightest it will spook the animals the most. I use red because I am calling them and expect them close but I have under good conditions made several shots between 300-400 yards my Coyote light still has original battery and I am making an educated guess itís 7 years old. They are pricey but there is no question about the quality.


These guys?

https://www.hmeproducts.com/coyote-light/


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Re: Really, really bright, two to 300 yard rifle mounted light? [Re: FiremanJG] #7338144 11/05/18 03:06 PM
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Check this one out. We have the red version and it works great. I have the quick mount and it does well on my 300wsm. We use it as a hand held also. https://www.longhorntactical.com/Orion-P...h30-startup.htm

Re: Really, really bright, two to 300 yard rifle mounted light? [Re: FiremanJG] #7341773 11/08/18 04:14 AM
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Originally Posted By: DStroud
The Coyote Light is the best I have used as a mounted rifle light. While the white will be the brightest it will spook the animals the most. I use red because I am calling them and expect them close but I have under good conditions made several shots between 300-400 yards my Coyote light still has original battery and I am making an educated guess itís 7 years old. They are pricey but there is no question about the quality.


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https://www.hmeproducts.com/coyote-light/


Yep thatís the place. Mine is the original light and they have improved since then


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Re: Really, really bright, two to 300 yard rifle mounted light? [Re: FiremanJG] #7342911 11/09/18 02:12 AM
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Check here before you drop a lot of money elsewhere:

Lightmalls

You can get lights straight from china for dirt freaking cheap here. I have gotten three orders from them totaling 5 lights and they have all been good.

Prior to one of my friends finding this website, I bought the EXACT same light from someplace in the US for around $100 instead of $16.

Many of the retailers are getting their stuff from here and marking it up, so you can save major bucks by going right to the source.

I have three of their HS802 lights, and they reach 200 yards pretty easily if you are looking through a good scope. I also have a couple of the C10 lights, and they put out a broader beam (versus a spot) and are good for in close, but dont reach as far.

You can get red, green, and white LED modules for the HS802's and use the same flashlight body with all three colors.

You have to wait a bit for them to get here, but all my orders arrived just fine, and I had zero problems. At their prices you can afford to try a couple of different models and see what you like, and if it doesnt work out no great loss!

Re: Really, really bright, two to 300 yard rifle mounted light? [Re: FiremanJG] #7342937 11/09/18 02:29 AM
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Wicked Lights 403 Kill Light
Scan Pro headlamp also nice...also by Wicked lights

It might not throw as far as the coyote light thoughI was interested in the coyote light but I can't find any specs on how many lumens it throws it has a great lens on it from the looks of it.




Re: Really, really bright, two to 300 yard rifle mounted light? [Re: FiremanJG] #7352382 11/19/18 03:59 AM
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2X Sniper Hog Lights!
https://www.sniperhawglights.com

Re: Really, really bright, two to 300 yard rifle mounted light? [Re: FiremanJG] #7357062 11/24/18 11:33 PM
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Thanks for all the replies. Yall sure aren't narrowing it down much. smile


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Re: Really, really bright, two to 300 yard rifle mounted light? [Re: FiremanJG] #7357381 11/25/18 02:28 PM
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For the price my Orion H30 from Longhorn Tactical would be great for you. Not a 300 yd light but pretty close. The package deal is a good one.

Re: Really, really bright, two to 300 yard rifle mounted light? [Re: FiremanJG] #7357421 11/25/18 04:23 PM
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Just ordered another H30 package from Longhorn Tactical today. They have 25% off today and the package has the led light, rechargeable battery and mounts for less than $100. Pretty cheap to try it out and I think for the price it is worth it. We have used it out to about 250 yds to shine hogs then get closer for the shot. My scope does not have illuminated reticle so I need a light that is bright enough to light up the hogs and my cross hairs, works great in that manner. The scope mount that clamps on is tight enough for the recoil of my 300wsm and holds the light securely during hunting and shooting. It comes with more secure mounts for rifle and scope mounting also.

Re: Really, really bright, two to 300 yard rifle mounted light? [Re: FiremanJG] #7358222 11/26/18 03:57 PM
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Another vote for Olight - I have the S1R II Baton.


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Re: Really, really bright, two to 300 yard rifle mounted light? [Re: FiremanJG] #7376507 12/14/18 03:00 AM
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Look at the Imarex OD light. It is incredibly bright focused beam. There are no dark spots in the lights.

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Coyote light

Re: Really, really bright, two to 300 yard rifle mounted light? [Re: FiremanJG] #7381083 12/19/18 04:34 AM
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Thought about photon night vision. ?

Much less than thermal. With an upgrade IR
200 to 300 yards no problem.

I used QD rings.

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Originally Posted by Roll-Tide
Thought about photon night vision. ?

Much less than thermal. With an upgrade IR
200 to 300 yards no problem.

I used QD rings.


I'd go this route before spending $100+ dollars on a kill light. Been down that road already...

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Thought about photon night vision. ?

Much less than thermal. With an upgrade IR
200 to 300 yards no problem.

I used QD rings.


I'd go this route before spending $100+ dollars on a kill light. Been down that road already...



What kind of money is that rig?


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Re: Really, really bright, two to 300 yard rifle mounted light? [Re: FiremanJG] #7382546 12/20/18 06:42 PM
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About 500 bucks. I have been very pleased.

Photon xt.

They have different versions. Lots of info on optics section.

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Check out the OD optical illuminator light by Umarex. The larger one is unbelievable bright and tight. They have one with a gun mount too.

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Originally Posted by Roll-Tide
About 500 bucks. I have been very pleased.

Photon xt.

They have different versions. Lots of info on optics section.



$500 is better than $4k right now. I will check it out, thank you!


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