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    [Review] Fenix PD36R Pro

    Fenix PD36R Pro (2022) Reviewer's Overall Rating: ★★★★☆ Received a unit of Fenix PD36R Pro flashlight from fenix a couple of weeks back and has been using it almost daily to test. I do not have a Fenix PD36R to compare it with in this review, but from specifications, Fenix upgraded the light...
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    [Review] Fenix TK22 TAC - 21700-size, 2800 Lumens, Tactical Switch Flashlight

    Thanks for the kind words. I do not have a flat-top 21700 cell, so I tested with a regular flat-top unprotected Panasonic 18650 cell with some magnets, and it works for all modes. Hope this helps.
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    [Review] Fenix TK22 TAC - 21700-size, 2800 Lumens, Tactical Switch Flashlight

    Received a unit of Fenix TK22 TAC for testing and quick review a week ago, my first impression was it's built tough and bright (well, sort-of...) Let's look at the specifications of Fenix TK22 TAC I was given the opportunity to review Fenix TK11 TAC back in year 2020, and this new Fenix TK22...
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    [Review] Olight Warrior Mini - Dual Switches, 18650-size, SST-40 LED Flashlight

    M2R Pro and Warrior Mini are now officially being recalled... CPSC page: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2022/Olight-Ecommerce-Technology-Recalls-Flashlights-Due-to-Burn-Hazard Facebook announcement:
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    [Review] Fenix C7 - 3000 lumens, 21700 (included), Luminus SST70, USB-C Rechargeable All Purpose Flashlight

    [Part 2] Now that we took a quick look at Fenix C7 features, let us see how Fenix C7 fare against Olight's Seeker 2/Pro offering... A quick specifications comparisons: I heard that Olight has a new Seeker 3 (together with Seeker 3 Pro) to be release very very soon, so below I added the Seeker...
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    [Review] Fenix C7 - 3000 lumens, 21700 (included), Luminus SST70, USB-C Rechargeable All Purpose Flashlight

    [Part 1] Received a sample Fenix C7 for testing earlier this months. The second part of this review will be my comparisons of Fenix C7 with Olight's Seeker 2/Pro offering. This is a new 21700 battery all purpose flashlight. Featuring max 3000 lumens and USB-C rechargeable capability. Let's...
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    [Quick Review] Fenix E05R - Built-in 320mAh Battery, Micro-USB, 400 lumens, CREE XP-G2 S3

    Received a pre-release/prototype version of Fenix E05R back in early March this year together with the Fenix E09R, been using it since then and here is a review of it. Disclaimer: since I was sent a pre-release/prototype version of Fenix E05R, it comes without any retail box nor any accessories...
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    [Review] Fenix PD35 v3.0 - 1,700 lumens, 18650 (included), Forward Clicky with Side Electronic Switch

    Received a sample Fenix PD35 v3.0 a few months back. The increase brightness of 1,700 lumens immediately catches my attention. A 18650, dual-switch, 1,700 lumens tactical flashlight that offers battery status indicator, forward clicky, pocket clip and a 2600mAh Micro-USB rechargeable Li-Ion...
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    Fenix HM65R-T - 18650-powered headlamp, 1500 lumens, 2 beam profile

    Last month, I was asked if I would like to review a new prototype of a survival-type Fenix flashlight, and I took the opportunity to ask if I could also test the HM65R-T headlamp as I'm interested to check out the new SPORT-Fit headband system. Few days later, Fedex drop the headlamp to yours...
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    Fenix E09R - Built-in 800mAh Battery, USB-C, 600 lumens, e-Lockout

    Received a pre-release/prototype version of Fenix E09R back in early March this year, been using it for a while since then and this is my review of it. Disclaimer: since I was sent a pre-release/prototype version of Fenix E09R, it comes without any retail box nor any accessories, and tint of...
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    Exploding Flashlights

    it's a primary.
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    Exploding Flashlights

    Thanks for the good post. however, this happened last year, battery was depleted before this happen but I still spend a good half a days to clean up and get rid of the fumes from my house, and the next few days using IPA solutions to rubbing off all the black residual from under my table, and...
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    [Review] Olight Warrior Mini - Dual Switches, 18650-size, SST-40 LED Flashlight

    latest information about Warrior Mini, this is a slightly "safer" version than what was announced in the US Olight FaceBook group: Link to the public post at official Olight Singapore & Malaysia https://www.facebook.com/olightsg/posts/236838414616411
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    Fenix E01 V2 ?

    just received a stunning blue E01 v2.0... wow!
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    Single AA light with only low and high and no memory

    Perhaps you can consider the Fenix E12 v2.0? It has 3 modes, but no mode memory and always start on Low... below are summary: if can look past the 3 modes, this Fenix E12 v2.0 might be one of the candidate you can consider?

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