Want a incan light with punch!

FlashSpyJ

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I feel that something is missing... (alot is, I dont have neraly as many lights that I want...)

The next light I want is one with alot of power! A real bright one! not HID bright but over 200 Lumen. Price and size is important!

I bought a G2 to try out with a 160 Lumen bulb and rechargeable batterys.
I liked the output but didnt like the fact that I had to press the tailcap a few times before the light lit up! And the G2 is not suited for powerful bulbs! And it wanst bright enough, and the runtime is awful!

Could get a 9P and use the 200 Lumen bulb, but thats not enought light and pore runtime...need more bigger light

I have looked at SF M4 Devastator, but It may be a bit pricey for me right now, it is very tempting though! It is a very nice light! :drool:

The M90X Rattlesnake Wolfeye seems to be very nice, havent heard much about it and havent seen any beamshots. If the Lumen is correct (300) with 50 min of runtime, its very tempting! The price is not bad either. but once you bought and used a SF its very hard to look seriously at another light...

Also the M6 Guardin is another very hot light!

I wonder if theese lights are worth it, they eat alot of batterys that isnt very cheap, they run for about an hour..

Are there some other lights out there that I should see?
 

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For a super bright hotwire at a bargan price it's hard to beat a modded M*g especially a ROP. I have two myself. Both are the 6AA/2D form factor. With amondotech's new high discharge rate 1800 AA's and the light orange peel metal reflector from fivemega. The high output lamp really kicks out some throw . In the other I have the heavy stippled reflector and it makes a very clean and bright wall of light. Best of all the bulbs come in packs of two:1 high output and one Low(if you want to call it low). The high lamp will give you about 20 minutes run time on a charge while the low will give you about an hour or more. The low output is still much brighter than any stock M*g. While hardly a pocket light it is not super large. It's just a standard 2D M*g body after all.

If you want more details PM me and I'll send you an easy to follow shopping list. I think all vendors listed ship internationally at fair rates as well.

Drew
 

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I have an M90X and I must say I'm quite impressed with it. The threads are excellent and it has a heavy, solid feel to it that belies it's origin. Overall construction compares fairly well to my Surefires considering the price. I have to say that based on past experience with Chinese goods (non-flashlights) I was not expecting this light to be as good as it is - opening the box was definately an unexpected pleasure! I think I was in the same boat as you are now - I wanted a 4 battery light for the output and runtime (vs. putting a P91 in my SF C3) but wasn't prepared to spend the coin on a Surefire with similar performance specs.

One thing I will note: for wall hunting, the beam is not as silky smooth as a Surefire, but in actual use I doubt this would be an issue. The price is right, so I say go for it! :grin2:

Chris
 

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TJJP77 said:
I have an M90X and I must say I'm quite impressed with it. The threads are excellent and it has a heavy, solid feel to it that belies it's origin. Overall construction compares fairly well to my Surefires considering the price. I have to say that based on past experience with Chinese goods (non-flashlights) I was not expecting this light to be as good as it is - opening the box was definately an unexpected pleasure! I think I was in the same boat as you are now - I wanted a 4 battery light for the output and runtime (vs. putting a P91 in my SF C3) but wasn't prepared to spend the coin on a Surefire with similar performance specs.

One thing I will note: for wall hunting, the beam is not as silky smooth as a Surefire, but in actual use I doubt this would be an issue. The price is right, so I say go for it! :grin2:

Chris

How about rechargeables on this one? The rechargeable one dosent have the same output, couldnt you put some rechargeable in the M90X? Like 18650?
 

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I second the 2D ROP idea....incredible brightness for the money spent, and high/low bulb options for brightness/runtime.
 

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The SF 9P with P91 yields very impressive results. The light puts out over 200+ lumens, especially with the rechargeable 2x17670 option with extender.

Bright lights due suck up runtime though, that really cannot be avoided.

Of course JS's solution of running the SF M6 with the M15 LA runs for 2.5 hours seems to be a very good option as well.
 

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FlashSpyJ said:
How about rechargeables on this one? The rechargeable one dosent have the same output, couldnt you put some rechargeable in the M90X? Like 18650?

Dunno - I'm not really a rechargeable guy, other than my 6D & 2D ROPs. I usually prefer primaries myself. I'm sure someone on here will have some thoughts on this.

Chris
 

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I'm not one for rechargeables either but for an inexpensive ROP there's not much for options other than rechargeables. For 500-1000+ lumens depending on configuration for $90-$200 in a 2D or 3D size, its hard to beat unless you are trying to keep the light as small as possible. I really can't say how many lumens mine is, I've heard estimations ranging from 600 lumens to over 1,000, but I can say its much brighter than a Surefire M3 with the 225 torch lumen bulb. To my untrained eye, it is a LEAST twice as bright with unbelievable throw. All for under $100 and it is basically a bolt together deal unless you decide to make the switch and tailcap modifications to get a few more lumens. It can be charged up in a couple of hours and should get better run-times than the SF HOLAs. For the size of the light, you get a lot of power.
 

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I will try to mod my D2! It sounds really awsome! The waow factor of having a Mag with that kind of light is worth it alone!

Thanks for all the suggestions!
 

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The only problem with it being in a M*g is with the non-believers. When you pull it out and show them how bright it is be prepared to hear:

"Oh yeah M*g lights are bright. I have one just like that." :laughing: :ohgeez:

Sometimes you will have to show them a side by side comparison before the realize that it is many times brighter than their standard M*g. Then it blows their little mind that your 2D blows away their standard 4D or 5D.
 

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Have you read the Lumens Factory (LF) threads in this forum and the Manufacturers' forum? LF lamp assemblies fit Wolf Eyes and Pila bodies and offer impressive throw at a bargain price.

If you like the Surefire P91, it works great in a Wolf Eyes 2x168A body (Sniper + 1x168A extender). That's my EDC light. If you prefer a Surefire-compatible platform, run the P91 in a Leef 2x18650 body from lighthound.com and add a Surefire tailcap and head.

How much are you prepared to spend, including cells and charger?
 

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I'm setting up a Surefire KT4 plus a 2x18650 Leef Project-M body running an MN16 (200+ lumens). This will be a great incan setup.

Another one is my Mag 2C running 2x18650, a borofloat window, and a GH24 bulb. This should be around 250-300 lumens with nearly an hour's runtime. This is also quite a tough bulb. This is an inexpensive yet effective setup.
 

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Chronos, how did you fit 2 18650s in a 2C body? Isn't the 2C significantly shorter than the 2D. I compared them side-to-side and it seemed a lot shorter (an 1" or so). On my 2D I barely fit 2 18650s and it is very, very tight. I would think 2 50mm batteries would fit easily but not 2 65mm batteries.
 

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I just gave my 6D ROP it's first proper outing outside... It blew away my DragonII HID lamp and has made me appreciate glowing wire all over again!
 

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i'm planning to give my mag85 a proper outing tonite too. all i've been doing so far is pointing it outside once in a while, inside i just pointed it up at the ceiling......omg that thing lit up my whole room
 

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cfromc said:
Chronos, how did you fit 2 18650s in a 2C body? Isn't the 2C significantly shorter than the 2D. I compared them side-to-side and it seemed a lot shorter (an 1" or so). On my 2D I barely fit 2 18650s and it is very, very tight. I would think 2 50mm batteries would fit easily but not 2 65mm batteries.
It is a mod by milkyspit. Leef did an HA black ano job, and it includes a custom (shortened) stainless steel spring. With an insert (can probably also use heater hose) it runs 2x1850 for an hour or so runtime with the GH24. Highly recommended.
 
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