I had a blast. My feet are a little tired from standing all day. But seeing the lights and the light meter was great fun. I am ear to ear grinning over my SureFire Hellfighter. It is so beautiful I want to cry haha.
here is my gallery on Facebook. I will post a few gems.
Tim brought his light meter to test and the unique PVC pipe contraption. SF HF puts out 5,000 lumens. sweeet.
Mac's custom HF handle is a thing of beauty. Really the craftsmanship is stunning. Thru no fault of Mac's own, my HF did not fire up immediately. Thankfully he noticed that my HF was an earlier model. 7550 vs his 10,000+ s/n. The earlier models have anodizing on the back plate where the bolts are. So all I had to do was back one bolt out, use a dremel and clean out the anodizing to make a ground path. Voila it works!!! But sadly Mac's HF died just as he got there. Here is mine after I got it to work.
Went across the street to look into the "Black Hole" it is a 400 yd empty field and treeline at the back. Yes the HF can illuminate the treeline. We saw some deer out there too. A little wimpy compare to the big boys HID and shortarc lights.