P60 host ideas - what's the budget option today

mckeand13

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I've got some spare Malkoff modules that need hosts to call home. Solarforce had been my go to in the past but are stupid expensive now, if you can find what you're after. Surefire 6P's are available but again, much more than I'm looking to spend.

Any suggestions on readily available and inexpensive P60 compatible hosts?

Thanks.
 

orbital

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Same as the Ultrafire 502B (have one around here somewhere) uses an 18650 or couple cr123
anyway, you can get three for $17



= that's about as budget as you'll find =
 

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Only quality item from Ultrafire I've ever purchased was their 2x18650 clear Battery Cases. (Not even joking.)

But if you just need a hella cheap host, orbital beat me to it.
 

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I have never purchased from them but I think other members have:


I have 3 and they are nice & solid 21700 versions (they have 18650 version). Like $7 if you buy a cheap drop-in from them and get the host discounted. Their 519a drop-ins are great in single stage with beautiful tint and good throw as the reflector is wide, deep and smooth. The drop-ins with multi 3 level output have a 3 second timer to change gears. Leave on for only 2.99 seconds and the light goes to the next level after next turn on; Don't like that feature... Sportac drop-ins and others are usually 1 second...

The E6 21700 comes with a reverse clicky. Easy to put a McClicky in them for forward click...
3rd from right stock reverse switch and next two with McClicky.

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Another member posted a link to a site that is selling P60 hosts made from a species of polymer. The brand is "Avengers" and the lights are made for 1x16650 or 2xCR123 primary cells. (The Avengers brand is focused on the Airsoft community, as far as I know.)

Here's the site address; copy and paste in your browser of choice: www.evike.com/products/18252.

Since these hosts are not metal, I suspect that you might want to avoid using a P60 sized drop-in that can handle 8.4v from 2x16340 cells, mostly due to the lack of a meaningful heat sink. They are however only about US$8 (as of June 2024, no information as to shipping cost), so if your drop-in modules are not really high output this brand of host might suit your purposes. (And at $8 each it just might be worth it.)
 

vicv

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Another member posted a link to a site that is selling P60 hosts made from a species of polymer. The brand is "Avengers" and the lights are made for 1x16650 or 2xCR123 primary cells. (The Avengers brand is focused on the Airsoft community, as far as I know.)

Here's the site address; copy and paste in your browser of choice: www.evike.com/products/18252.

Since these hosts are not metal, I suspect that you might want to avoid using a P60 sized drop-in that can handle 8.4v from 2x16340 cells, mostly due to the lack of a meaningful heat sink. They are however only about US$8 (as of June 2024, no information as to shipping cost), so if your drop-in modules are not really high output this brand of host might suit your purposes. (And at $8 each it just might be worth it.)
Thanks for the link those are neat. And a really good deal too. Again something I can't get because living in Canada, but you guys should definitely snap these up.
 
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