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    Energizer 100 Lumen Headlamp-quick review

    Last month I received an Energizer 4 mode 100 lumen headlamp at the CPF campout. It has 4 modes and runs off 3 aaa batteries, like most small headlamps. [/URL][/IMG] THere are 2 red leds, and they are very useful. Strong enough to walk at night with them. [/URL][/IMG] [/URL][/IMG] The...
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    Dorcy Headlamp with amazing throw.

    I got Dorcy headlamp, model 41-2097, at the recent CPF campout in NJ. It's only a $16 lamp at Amazon, but does it ever throw for an inexpensive light! [/URL][/IMG] It uses 3 aaa batteries. Very light, and it has 134 lumens. It acts more like a flashlight. It throws a tight spot with a...
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    Dorcy Hockey Puck: Half lantern-Half Flashlight!

    This is a recent item I got at our CPF campout. We named it the hockey puck. In its collapsed form, it has an aspheric lens and works like a flashlight with all spot- no spill. THen you twist it open- and its the coolest camping latern ever! It uses 3 AA batteries and lasts 20 hours...
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    New goose neck lamp-quick look

    I was at the CPF campout this last week end and Dorcy sent us a bunch of items to try out. One item I got was this neat led lamp. Came in a plain box- model # 41-9991. Check Dorsey website. [/URL][/IMG] It uses 3 AA batteries, but also has a plug in adaptor..It has a magnetic base, and...
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    Identify the old light for me

    https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-GLR8E_yKw0o/UauBS6j90UI/AAAAAAAAAHc/PJHPyIJ36U8/s640/IMG_2586.JPG Someone gave this light to me..old and it's neat. Any idea what it is. It's 10 inches long. Should hold 3 size D cells.
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    Nice sturdy Dorcy light

    [IM[/IMG] I recently got this Dorcy Die Hard light. Model 41-6008. I was impressed with the thick walls- and weight of the light. It's 95 lumens, and changes from flood to spot by turning the gold ring. Run time is listed as 7 hours. The flood is very smooth and broad- a great close...
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    Inova Magic!

    I recently bought an Inova on the Marketplace: Just because I don't have any- and I like the looks of this model. It had a very poor quality beam, and was very weak. This is not the fault of the gentleman who sold me the light...I got a great deal. So I thought...could I change the led...
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    need an 18650 with solder tabs

    Any idea who sells 18650 li-ion batts with solder tabs? I need one for a 3.7 volts screw driver that won't hold a charge. Only one year old- I'd like to fix it! I have the battery out.
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    Phoebus Tactical Cree 2.2 Lunetta

    A short review of the Phoebus Tactical Cree 2.2 light that was won at the recent CPF campout. Provided by www.phoebustactical.com . A nice looking and very well constructed light. Aircract grade 6061-T6 Alum. in a matte black finish. Quality appearance. Smooth reflector for good throw- but...
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    Icon Rogue 2- short review

    I won this light at the recent FCW 6 camp out. www.Lighthound.com was the donor. I showed this light to several of my friends, and they thought it was neat...and powerful for a 2 AA light. Here are a few shots to show off it's unique design. I decided to test it underwater- since...
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    Princeton Tec Fuel Headlamp review

    I recently won the Fuel model Princeton Tec headlamp at the CPF campout. www.princetontec.com provided the lamp. It is very light, only 78 grams, and quite small. I mostly use a headlamp for indoor use, so the 43 lumens output is just fine. THe light has 4 modes...three levels and strobe...
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    Drumlight Factory Blazing away!

    OK>>> Its a boring Saturday, a foot of snow in the yard, and I just got an XPE led to try out. I make a homemade light called a Drumlight...so I got the necessary parts together and started the process to make 3 lights. I call them drumlights, because the body is...
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    Took 2 flashlights to my son's wedding

    Saturday, my son got married. I took a nitecore EX10...and a homemade drumlight- which has a tight spot- around 220 lumens. THe wedding was at 6pm...so I knew there would be some dark at the reception. They turned the lights down and everyone started dancing ( I don't dance). After a...
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    WHP Radio shows CPF Drumlight

    I sent a homemade light to RJ Harris, a host of the morning show at WHP in Harrisburg. I call it a drumlight, (because it's made from the drum of an HP printer ). He liked it and put it on their website. http://www.whp580.com/pages/rj.html It has a p4 led driven at 750 ma. A...
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    Nitecore PD design explained/with pics

    I got my EX 10 today...and like many others was a bit confused trying to operate the UI. After a while I did what any good flashaholic does: take it apart ! Now I understand the design, and what to do to easily operate the UI. This is the Button tube, and the head assy. The tube holds the...
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    New DX Q5 #11074 drop in review

    This is the 0 to 100% drop in. I got it several days ago. Mine actually has 3 separate modes. At flashlight reviews they list 5 modes...mine has 3. It is driven to 1200ma on high. The high is definitely very bright. It is the brightest of all my drop ins...but not by a lot. I have a...
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    Ray o Vac Hybrids won't hold charge

    I 've bought 3 sets of AA Ray o Vac Hybrids . My first set - about 8 months old- recharged maybe 20 times- doesn't hold it's charge very long anymore. Maybe a month or 6 weeks at best. Made in China. Anyone else have dying Ray o Vacs? I have since ordered several sets of Eneloops.
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    Fun night photos with my Hid 1&2

    I went out to a wildlife preserve tonight and tried some shots with my Power on board Hid. I also lit up the foreground with my Ultrafire 500 for some of the shots. See, my light reaches the moon! Ok...not really! Photos 10 seconds at f4. I added this photo to show what the scene looks...
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    Power on Board HID- Awesome!

    I keep reading good things about these lights. Had to get one finally. I got it here http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-VECTOR-HID-35-WATT-POWER-ON-BOARD-FLASH-SPOT-LIGHT_W0QQitemZ290167820863QQihZ019QQcategoryZ16037QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem I only have one other HID- a 15 MCP Cyclops that was...
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    Ultrafire 500 Led Drop-in

    I just got the drop in today. It draws around 670 ma. THe reflector is a nice orange peel. It throws a very smooth, large, and bright spill. The spot is tight and fairly strong. Total power is better than most of my lights- but more is in the large spill than the throw. I left it on 15...
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