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I think another thing that stops me from having a light that runs on primary cells only is that I'm looking for a Malkoff version of the Streamlight Protac 1L-1AA. That light can run officially 1xCR123 and 1xAA, and unoficially 1xAAA. Malkoff doesn't have any MDC body that can achieve that, right?
 

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I think another thing that stops me from having a light that runs on primary cells only is that I'm looking for a Malkoff version of the Streamlight Protac 1L-1AA. That light can run officially 1xCR123 and 1xAA, and unoficially 1xAAA. Malkoff doesn't have any MDC body that can achieve that, right?
Nope
 

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I think another thing that stops me from having a light that runs on primary cells only is that I'm looking for a Malkoff version of the Streamlight Protac 1L-1AA. That light can run officially 1xCR123 and 1xAA, and unoficially 1xAAA. Malkoff doesn't have any MDC body that can achieve that, right?
As much as I love Gene's products, if there's already a light out there that does what you want (from a different company) just stick to that one. SL Protac 1L-1AA is a personal favorite of mine.
 

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I think another thing that stops me from having a light that runs on primary cells only is that I'm looking for a Malkoff version of the Streamlight Protac 1L-1AA. That light can run officially 1xCR123 and 1xAA, and unoficially 1xAAA.

I've read the patents on that light. Don't hold your breath.

I run LFP123s in mine, for the higher output + rechargeability.

Don't forget Eneloop AAs, for yet another secondary cell (rechargeable) option.

Even if you found a light that does all that without patent infringement, it likely wouldn't come with a Borofloat lens, Ten-Tap UI options, and an honest FL1 2-meter impact rating - regardless of who makes it.

If you want all of that, I only know one light that offers it all, from any manufacturer; not Malkoff, or anyone else.

If it's not expensive enough for you, buy 2 or 3;-)
 

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I have a 'basic' question, if I may... I know very little about these matters, but I know who to ask, and that counts;-)

I'm easily lost in the multi-vendor alphabet soup, but is it in fact true that the only practical way to operate Malkoff M61 modules (SHO, N, etc.) [without modification / machining] in an Elzetta Bravo body / tube is / was by using a now-defunct (discontinued) bit of hardware referred to as a "ZFL head"? If so, I guess that's bad news for me, as I gather those don't exactly grow on trees anymore. You can break it to me straight though, as I don't usually shoot messengers;-)

Thanx for any enlightenment / info you might be able to provide!
 
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No any m61 or m31 except for the throw or hot versions can be run In just about any p Series host. Like a 6p or 9p or an older elzetta or lumens host.
 
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I have a 'basic' question, if I may... I know very little about these matters, but I know who to ask, and that counts;-)

I'm easily lost in the multi-vendor alphabet soup, but is it in fact true that the only practical way to operate Malkoff M61 modules (SHO, N, etc.) [without modification / machining] in an Elzetta Bravo body / tube is / was by using a now-defunct (discontinued) bit of hardware referred to as a "ZFL head"? If so, I guess that's bad news for me, as I gather those don't exactly grow on trees anymore. You can break it to me straight though, as I don't usually shoot messengers;-)

Thanx for any enlightenment / info you might be able to provide!
The Elzetta bodies can house Malkoff drop ins (some drop ins like M91T won't fit). The problem is the head needs to be the old/discontinued ZFL head. The current AVS and HC heads have the driver and LED built into the bezel.

I might have a ZFL for sale…
 

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The Elzetta bodies can house Malkoff drop ins (some drop ins like M91T won't fit). The problem is the head needs to be the old/discontinued ZFL head. The current AVS and HC heads have the driver and LED built into the bezel.

I might have a ZFL for sale…
ya they won't fit the Throw or hot.
 

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Just for clarification / simplification, I mentioned the M61 SHO and N modules because those are the 2 specific models I currently have and am seeking an Elzetta Bravo home for. For those 2 specifically, it sounds like the answer is 'yes', but only with the aforementioned ZFL head, assuming I find one some day. Correct?
 
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