- May 21, 2010
I'm looking into a "tactical" flashlight and wanting to know which light you recommend before i buy one?
crescentstar69 said:Surefire 6p is hard to beat. If you are going to use it daily, the CR123 batteries will get expensive.
I bought a Streamlight Strion LED a while back. It is amazing. Rechargeable, 160 lumens, strobe mode, very small and rugged, and crazy bright. It also has a dimmer with two other less intensity beams. About $125 with AC and car chargers, but worth it in performance and battery savings. Whatever you choose, LED is the only way to go! I can't remember how many times I dropped my old Surefire and had to replace the $22 light assembly module.
If you go with either, L.A. Police Gear usually has great deals. Amazon too.
andrewsim said:We need more information. What size are you looking for? battery type that you would prefer(AA, Lithium 123a, Rechargeable)? LED or Other? Type of switch (tail, normal button, both)? What is your use?
andrewsim said:Battery type? How long do you think it will need to run between recharging or battery replacement??
Stendec said:Rechargeables lost their luster to LEDs.
We will have traffic wands but i need another flashlight for different reasons like loading people on the hayride, picking up trash, and training on tuesdays.
rwo978 said:Along these lines.... weapon mounted LED lights. What are people using? Looking at getting one for my bag. It won't be permanently mounted, just thrown on when clearing a building, so quick detach is a must. And, different prices for such. Looking for sub-$100.
mike said:the new c4 strion is 160 lumens. in reality it can be compared to the brightness of the surefire g2l or 6pl
the new surefire 6px series looks interesting
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