I have a Scorpion, but why do I have this urge to buy an E2E?

V8TOYTRUCK

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I keep telling myself no more flashlights, and I all I can think about is, you need one more, you are not a true flashaholic unless you have a SureFire. Is the E2E that much better than the Scorpion?

BTW, I bought a SureFire T-shirt for 8 bucks on their site.
 

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Simple, because the E2 / E2e is the closest thing to a perfect EDC flashlight in the known world!!!

Better is a hard thing to define, because cost does play a role in that decision, but with the E2 you pay more and you get more. The only thing that might ever replace my E2 would be the Aviatior (whenever they finally release it).
 

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Ive got the same problem V8TOYOTATRK. I got my Scorpion a few weeks ago and I still want an E2e.
 

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Well, looks like I will have to get one of these, but this time, for sure it will be my last flashlight!
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I use my Scorpion a couple times a week. Most of the time I use my Arc AAA or Infinity. The Scorpion does what I want, the only reason to go for the SF IMHO is the "Cool/Gadget" Factor. The slight (no flames
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Of course the buy both motto takes priority with some.

BTW what is the difference between the E2 and E2e
 

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E2e has pyrex lens and Lock Out Tail Cap. And anti roll bezel. And new clip. And I guess thats it.
 
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I have a Scorpion and had a G2, no comparison IMHO, so I sold the SF...
 
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Originally posted by rlhess:
I have an E2e and I don't currently lust after a Scorpion <smile>

Richard
<font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial">Well said. Scorpion.....E2e........Like night and day. Most people who have told me not to get an E2e or said it isn't worth it, they don't have one. Just my personal experience.
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I was in the exact same position before I got my E2. I have never regretted getting the SF. I do like to carry both if someone is going to want to borrow I light- I can hand over the Scorpion without getting to nervous.

I think the E2 is the absolute highest quality 2-123 cell light out there. I felt it was worth the $60 or so to get the best.
 

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I have both and they both serve there purpose well, the Scorpions sit in the glove box and the E2 is with me all the time.
 

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I just got an E2, but now I'm curious about the Scorpion...

The E2 is 60 lumens for 75 minutes and the Scorpion is 6,500 candlepower for 60 minutes, right? Which is brighter? I wish they both measured in lumens...

BTW, picture would be great if anyone has them. Thanks!
 

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The E2 is 60 lumens for 75 minutes and the Scorpion is 6,500 candlepower for 60 minutes, right? Which is brighter? I wish they both measured in lumens...


Scorpion is brighter, and a little whiter to begin with, I`d guess maybe 70 lumens? The bulb is driven a little harder than the E2(e) hence the lower life time. But- the E2(e)`s battery life time is noticeably longer. I havn`t used the Scorpion heavily enough but I`d say the extra (quoted) 15 minute run time is significant.

Picture? Oh, go on then....
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Note that the scorpion`s batteries have more use than the E2e, hence why it looks a tiny bit yellower in this shot. With fresh`uns in there, it`s a little bit whiter to begin with.

I must say I prefer the E2e. It`s smaller, I prefer the tail cap with it`s real button and lockout feature, and I like the beam as it is. I don`t change the focus of the Scorpion that often if at all, and I find the spread of the E2e to be almost poerfect for what I use it for (close to medium range, often in attics/basements- gotta watch out for spiders
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). I also don`t care for the rubber shroud of the Scorpion, it`s nice and grippy but seems to be fond of sliding and twisting, and getting a bit baggy round the tail end. Also dust is attracted to it, and then won`t clean off so it always looks a bit grubby.

But it`s alright, certainly a good enough buy for the money.

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I moved from a Scorpion to a SF M2 and talked about it here .

In general, I think the rubber is a matter of preference, but my main issue is water resistance and the Scorpion's design doesn't really allow for it to be waterproofed.

I like the M2 much better than the E2 or E2E, but I wanted bulletproof and was willing to live with a bit more bulk.

That said, the bottom line was that the Scorpion was a very decent tool, the M2 was just an optimization (and at a fair price too).

-john
 

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The Scorpion's bulbs don't last long enough.
I use my flashlight, and spending on bulbs stings after having to spend on batteries.

There are many reasons why the E2e is considered far better then the Scorpion. For me, my G2 blew the Scorpion away (with fresh batteries in the Scorpion) Beam, build, and accessories.

The E2e is currently the best EDC flashlight. I believe that is the general view of those on CPF.

Al
 

im2smrt4u

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Thanks Chris M! That answers my question perfectly! I think I'll stick with my E2.
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Wellll....let's not get to broad in our parise of the E2e!
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I have both a E2 and a Scorpion and find that i carry the scorpion more than I do the E2. I don't like carrying either on in my pants pocket so they're carried on my belt. The first time I got in the car with the E2 on my belt (using the clip) the stupid clip bent out of shape and almost broke off. The clip on the E2 is held on by a rivet, which came loose and had to be hammered back in. I got a nice holster with the scorpion that is easy to put on and take off. I did apply some 220 grit sandpaper to the rubber on the Scorpion to take the sharp edges off the molding which makes it smother to the touch and easier to get in and out of the holster. I do admire the E2 for the beautifuly machined device that it is!
 

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Originally posted by Size15s:
The E2e is currently the best EDC flashlight. I believe that is the general view of those on CPF.
<font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial">No it isn't! The M2 is! :)
 

im2smrt4u

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Originally posted by John N:
</font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial">Originally posted by Size15s:
The E2e is currently the best EDC flashlight. I believe that is the general view of those on CPF.
<font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial">No it isn't! The M2 is! :)</font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial">How much bigger is the M2 than the E2?
 
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