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Dave_H

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I have a similar clip-on 9v single LED mini-flashlight on the night table. This one points up against a round wax "candle" (also a flickering LED device) which diffuses the light. These are great for running down used 9v batteries which come out of smoke detectors, DMMs etc. but still lots left in them (typically still 7-8v).

Another one nearby has six LEDs with switch to select either two or six on at a time.

Dave

side note: $20 for one of these (Lithium battery aside)? I've seen similar ones for a few dollars each, originally 3 pack for $4 in local stores.
 
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From the left - Maratac copper AAA with an eneloop and a (standard issue) funky glow in the dark o-ring; Zebralight SC80 which has a useful moonlight mode and can run with either a AA or CR123A (and currently with a RCR123A); Surefire E1L with the KX1B head; and for some serious illumination Surefire M6 with a Malkoff MD60. I vary the mix sometimes but usually come back to these four.
 

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This is one of my night stand lights MAG XL 200, I have a stream light pro tac 2l x usb, and a Fenix pd 35, and a Fenix LD 12.
 

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I built this one more than a decade ago. It no longer sports the latest LED, nor is it particularly sexy, but it's the light I go to again and again. It's stood the test of time. That seems as good a validation as any that somehow I managed to get something right, at least this once! :unsure:

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I miss my Gotham, should never have sold it. Such a beautiful light.
PS: my own bedside light is not much to look at, an original HDC EDC, modded with a warm XP-L. The locator flash helps me find it, and as I usually use it on ultra-low, a battery lasts forever.
 
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PS: my own bedside light is not much to look at, an original HDC EDC, modded with a warm XP-L. The locator flash helps me find it, and as I usually use it on ultra-low, a battery lasts forever.
An HDS in actually use I a great thing. I love my old school ones.
 
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I built this one more than a decade ago. It no longer sports the latest LED, nor is it particularly sexy, but it's the light I go to again and again. It's stood the test of time. That seems as good a validation as any that somehow I managed to get something right, at least this once! :unsure:

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I currently have a Surefire M3 head with a Milkyspit Project-M triple XR-E R2 on a M4 body and SW01 tail beside my bed.
PS: still works a treat after a decade in my hands.
 

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My overkill of night stand light(s)... left, my old trusty straight Fulton with an LED conversion and colored lens and a cobbled together from SF, Malkoff thirdparty part and LM parts and lamp.
 

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HDS w/ Nichia 5700K clicky was demoted to bedside when it was kicked out of my pocket a couple years ago by the Eiger
 
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I've used my faithful Zebralight SC600Fd Mk IV Plus as my nightstand light for about three years now. I flipped the UI, so one click -- which is generally what my brain can remember in the middle of the night :LOL: -- is moonlight mode. I also filed off and sanded the clip attachment point, as I prefer this light without one.

If I need more than moonlight, additional floody, high-CRI goodness is just two clicks away for medium and a click-and-hold away for turbo.
 

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Pretty basic. I need to consider moving some of my newer purchases to the nightstand.
 
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Just got done running this MD3/M91B thru it’s paces and it is definitely up to the job I bought it for, kicking the HDS into ready reserve status. What an impressive light this is.
 

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Ever since I bought it the MD2 has been my nightstand light. M61N with hi/low ring serves all the needs of a nightstand light. The only time it leaves is when I’m using or carrying it.

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