Most of my lights are trusted. They are from surefire, malkoff, elzetta, HDS, Fenix, OLight, Zebralight, EAGTAC, the old 47s. Recently Sofirn lights are grown on me. They are of high quality, simple UI, and really reasonable prices.
Sure Scout. Still in my pocket today.
This came to me from Pinkpanda a couple of months ago.
He built it from a piece of copper pipe. The process is described in a thread on BLF. Below are some pictures from the thread showing the process.
There are some cold-resistant 18650s, for example some from fenix. Supposed to be good.
I had a very similar experience this morning with my warrior mini. I took the battery out to charge overnight. this morning when I put the battery back in, the light wont come on. In my case, I knew nothing was wrong, it was just something I did not realize. I attached it...
I like the beam of Acebeam L17 a lot. It is with a very concentrated tight hotspot, but does have some spill. It is also driven hard. You can learn about it with a few reviews and video reviews.
Anxiously waiting for a review for Acebeam L18, which will be slightly bigger, but more throwy.