any changes? i want the smallest light with the biggest battery! i like to be shocked how a small lights contains the battery it does

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OK, let's start by establishing your baseline: what is the smallest light you possess that takes the battery size you're interested in? We can work down from there.
 

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Sofirn IF25a 21700 at a claimed 107mm is even smaller than any of my 18650 lights & just barely larger (1/8") than my AA LD12
 

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This is an odd thread, if you delete the light and battery you have..... I want a small that is the biggest which makes little sense. You need to specify either the light size, or the battery size/range otherwise someone could say there is a AAA twisty that is very small.... or a thin walled 26650.
 

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i have and love the sofirn i do wish it did not have rough edges , i love small things that stll carry a lot. im having trouble explaing what i means. but ill try i like small lights that are not much bigger then there battery
 

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What he is asking for is the most compact light for a given battery size. My guess is 21700. I recently saw a review by cutlerylover and he showed off the Thrunite TS2 which is basically just a plastic sleeve for a 21700 battery, and the sleeve isnt even necessary. Not really a proper flashlight but I thought wow thats small.
 

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Lumintop FW3A. 2800 lumens and just 93mm long. Most of my lights use the 18650 battery and this light is only 28mm longer than the battery itself. I have it in copper for better heat transfer. They also make an FW4X that puts out 3150 lumens and is the same length.
 

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define small
MakeModelLED'slumensbeamLuxbatteryoutputlengthHeadBodyweight
ImalentMS033 x XHP70.2 CW13,00032426,32021700 USB-C150/800/1300/2000/3000/8000/13k110.036.027.0120.0
DQGtiny 266507 x XP-G2 NW2,500nana1x26650p8/250/800/250092.033.033.0193.0
 
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i have and love the sofirn i do wish it did not have rough edges , i love small things that stll carry a lot. im having trouble explaing what i means. but ill try i like small lights that are not much bigger then there battery
So you like twisties over clickies?
 

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i prefere clickies
You prefer reflectors or optics on a light?, as I think reflectors can add size.
Plus side clickies are longer than tail clickies I believe.

Brighter lights also need to have more metal mass to them for heatsinking if you want to sustain the output for long making them larger/bigger.
 

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Any smaller, and the lights I own wouldn't actually be operable. See my .sig
 

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Zebralight sc64 LE and h502c. Super lightweight and small, its amazing the electronics they fit with the reflector and LED in there. I’m pretty sure the newer ones are even more compact. Yet they have good efficiency and a huge range of brightness levels. The 502c is still my favorite ever light and I use it every day either as a headlamp or just general edc
 

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ty everyone i like throw the best but dont want it like a laser beam. my faverite power source is aa and 21700. i have a zebra aa light and sofirn 21700
 

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"Smallest light with the biggest battery?" Doesn't sound right to me.

The bigger the battery the thinner the light host concerned; the bigger the battery the more energy it packs. When something nasty really happens with the battery, the flashlight host probably won't survive, and becomes some sort of pocket explosive instead (at the extremes). Not good indeed.
 

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