What lights are on your radar in {2024}?

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The new SF Stiletto (duel LED's) looks intriguing...But i bet it wont be released until 2027....
For what it's worth I asked Surefire if the end of February release was accurate and they confirmed it was so I'm hopeful. This is at the top of my list.
 

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I might break down and pick up an HDS rotary finally.
My Ra clicky from 2010 has been absolutely bombproof and still going strong, but I'm getting an itch. This might be the year.
And this would be at the top of my list as well. Been wanting an HDS Rotary for years. I need to figure out what config I want and get it ordered. I've carried my Ra Clicky forever until I tried an Olight and carried that for years but have recently switched to the Surefire edc1-DFT which I haven't even had for a week yet but am digging it so far.
 

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And this would be at the top of my list as well. Been wanting an HDS Rotary for years. I need to figure out what config I want and get it ordered. I've carried my Ra Clicky forever until I tried an Olight and carried that for years but have recently switched to the Surefire edc1-DFT which I haven't even had for a week yet but am digging it so far.
I did finally pull the trigger on that, and couldn't be more satisfied w/ it. Wonderful light.
 
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I bought a used HDS Rotary last year. Wasn't about to pay retail. It's one of my favorite lights now. There are some changes I'd like to see, but considering how the company essentially runs as one man's vision that's not likely.
 
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Purchased yesterday - two brand new HAIII Java Preons. 😁

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My first two purchases of 2024. Probably my last.
 

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Didn't want to keep my stalkers waiting.
;-) All I'm stalking is the Strion 2020. I'm glad you saw that listing before I did and beat me to it, or I might have done it myself, and I'm trying to resist the 2020. I will, however look forward to a little A-B comparison with the DS-HL after you get your hands on it though. Rather different optics, and I'm curious.
 

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Definitely will report back when I get it. If you can't wait, thefirestore.com has a 10% discount code that brings the bare light+battery down to $106.
 

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Definitely will report back when I get it. If you can't wait, thefirestore.com has a 10% discount code that brings the bare light+battery down to $106.
I may be poor as a church mouse now, but I still have lots of patience when called for, so I can wait; especially when I have a quality, qualified, subjective opinion (and even an A-B comparison with my current favorite!) forthcoming for free in mere weeks! Now that's a deal I can't pass up!
 

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I may be poor as a church mouse now, but I still have lots of patience when called for, so I can wait; especially when I have a quality, qualified, subjective opinion (and even an A-B comparison with my current favorite!) forthcoming for free in mere weeks! Now that's a deal I can't pass up!
Free? This one's going on my Onlyfans.
 

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You guys joke but I was discussing using the nonporn version of Onlyfans to do some unboxing videos of vintage lights. These would feature a teen girl that I work with who does Instagram stuff. Of course I need to find time in my schedule to rent out a hotel conference room and do 8 hours of videos.

I wanted to do Dailymotion but I can't get the app to work on my phone and I try to only put content on Euro sites. Onlyfans being British and suitable.
 

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There's a Non-Adult content version of OnlyFans?? Why?
That's like someone showing off their wingless butterfly collection.
Or, Ford making a Front-wheel drive truck. (Wait a minute, those "geniuses" actually did that. Okay, bad example.) Or, GM making a Corvette with a 3-cylinder Mitsubishi engine designed for fuel-economy. And no, there's no turbo and no manual options.
 

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Olight,Fenix,Malkoff. Still deciding.
On the Olight specifically the Baton series. What do you mean proprietary batteries? If it uses for example a 18650 can't you use any 18650? The batteries are removable or are they not?
 

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I believe it functions as a means for content creators to get paid. This for me I have to pass up on since I'm trying to avoid foreign agent status in the Russian Federation. Currently that is where the bulk of my stuff is.

Some content creators don't want to be associated with pornography so there is an alternate site.

 

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There's a Non-Adult content version of OnlyFans?? Why?
That's like someone showing off their wingless butterfly collection.
Or, Ford making a Front-wheel drive truck. (Wait a minute, those "geniuses" actually did that. Okay, bad example.) Or, GM making a Corvette with a 3-cylinder Mitsubishi engine designed for fuel-economy. And no, there's no turbo and no manual options.
I have a 3 cylinder Mitsubishi engine in my Corvette…er i mean Mini Cooper. The thing is the bomm!
 
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