21700 Malkoff possibility

21700 Malkoff?

  • 21700, it's time for even longer regulated runtime

    Votes: 48 73.8%
  • 18650, it's compact, and it's already enough

    Votes: 17 26.2%

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ledbetter

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So intense.

I'm sure you already mic'd the OD of the tube....but for those who have not, the clip needs to be 1.032" or 26.2mm.

Solution 3, let's turn this lemon into lemonade:

Not bad. It’s not McGizmo but it’s better than nothing and it’s removable for larger wildcat or hound dog heads. Thanks kerneldrop.
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kerneldrop

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Not bad. It’s not McGizmo but it’s better than nothing and it’s removable for larger wildcat or hound dog heads. Thanks kerneldrop.

Very nice! What clip is that?
I put a skinnier 21700 clip on my MD2 tailcap. I think it has a better ride height than the Prometheus ring clip. My guess is the 18650 and 21700 are the same diameter….some will have wider arms.
 

CHNeal

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Ok so now I am really interested for the 2x21700 bodies. I was going to probably buy one at least to experiment with but I just ordered a Super Hound Dog head so now I MUST have one.
 

thermal guy

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The 2X2700 is definitely the way to go with the super and the wildcats. I’m hoping they will be out soon.
 

wacbzz

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@wacbzz - did you try a clip made for the imported 21700 lights like what I posted a pic of?
I finally received the clip...and am now carrying my 21700 body with the M61HOT.
 

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wacbzz

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Nice! How do you like it?
I feel like it actually is the perfect clip for this light. It doesn’t move in any way - as you accurately described - and it allows for a deep pocket carry.

The other cool thing is that thanks to the body design, the clip can be flipped for a nice bezel up carry as well. It’s almost like this clip was designed for this host or vice versa.

$10. If someone wants/needs a pocket clip for this body, the Fenix PD36R clip is it.

Great find KD!
 

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kerneldrop

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I feel like it actually is the perfect clip for this light. It doesn’t move in any way - as you accurately described - and it allows for a deep pocket carry.
I thought the same thing when I snapped it on.
I found a similar import clip with a smaller arm that fit perfectly on the MD2 body or Tailcap.

I guess now you can epoxy it for a permanent install. :LOL:
 

fogdart

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This is quickly becoming my favorite dog-walking light. 18650 Wildcat (diffuser removed) on a 21700 body. What a great light! Fits in most any jacket pocket. Great throw/spill combo! Also love the Hound Dog on an MD3 body!
The grey 'sleeve' is a chunk of mt-bike grip... excellent 'grippage' and not so cold this time of year.

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marco.weiss

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I feel like it actually is the perfect clip for this light. It doesn’t move in any way - as you accurately described - and it allows for a deep pocket carry.

The other cool thing is that thanks to the body design, the clip can be flipped for a nice bezel up carry as well. It’s almost like this clip was designed for this host or vice versa.

$10. If someone wants/needs a pocket clip for this body, the Fenix PD36R clip is it.

Great find KD!
Hi. very interesting.
where did you find the clip for sale?
 
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