Whats the most expensive flashlight you have ever lost?

Captain Spaulding

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I had been doing pretty good up to this point. I have many lights and lots of them are on the smaller scale, but I have never lost one of them.



Until now. Its been missing for a bit over a week and I cant for the life of me find it anywhere. It is my beloved new 200 lumen Surefire E2DL. About $140 to replace it new... :shakehead



So come on guys, make me feel better by telling me how you lost a much more expensive light! :whistle:
 

notinthedark

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Although your surefire is more moola than my lost $86 JETBeam rrt-o, I think the feeling is the same. It has been five days now. I did use another torch to reflect off a P6 reflector years ago in the snow. What a joyous feeling that was when it winked back.

"UPDATE" 3/17/12
WOW, I had loaned this light to friends while we were doing some charitable work. Some follow up work needed to be done and low and behold the light was found in a ceiling space. Interestingly enough I looked in the same ceiling about a month ago and decided I was going to quit looking..... Many knew I was missing a light and it was returned to me, and of course I rewarded accordingly. I think I was more excited getting it the second time :)
 
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Imon

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HDS Ra Clicky 140.

I lost it in the Ouachita National Forest while I was hiking - my chance of finding it too was nil since the forest is huge and I hiked for miles. I was bummed out but I loved the Ra Clicky so much I had to get it replaced.
I've had my replacement for about a year now - I won't let it out of my sight! :D
 

CLHC

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SF.10X.Dominator

After my move, can't find it anymore. Hopefully it wasn't in one of the boxes I threw out!
 

flashfan

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A 10X Dominator?!? OUCH!!! Hope it's just misplaced and not really lost.

For me, a SureFire E2 went AWOL years ago, never to be seen again. Soon thereafter, I thought I had lost an E1, but happily it turned up awhile later.
 

Dude Dudeson

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I lost a Surefire 6P Defender with a Malkoff M60 in it, but I got it back.

It was left in a vehicle that we thought to be stolen. Turned out it was impounded by the police, and wrongfully so. Expired tags, but a legitimate temporary DMV placard was properly placed. That a person with a badge and gun with this level of incompetence is scary.

The tow yard guy commented "It's been a very long time since I had to send a bill back to the Roseville PD."

My boss was hurt by this a lot more than I was, but I'm damn glad I got my light back. Funny thing too - I was having problems with the switch on it before this happened. Now it seems to be working fine...

But I think I'll be calling Surefire and getting that tailcap replaced at some point...
 

sgt253

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About 3.5 years ago one of my McGizmo's seemed to sprout legs and walk out of my locked office. Never to be found again. I still am sore about it.
 

Ian2381

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I lost a stainless steel ITP A3 which is far less expensive than what others lost but I lost it together with my Keys. :(
 

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I just lost my high CRI Clicky which also had a black bezel on it, but although it's still a bummer, the one that really scared me was the couple days when I thought my Tri-V was gone! Thankfully I found that one...
 

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About 3.5 years ago one of my McGizmo's seemed to sprout legs and walk out of my locked office. Never to be found again. I still am sore about it.
wonder if you could fit a gps tracking chip to a mcgizmo.

i lost me fenix lod a while back. it went overboard. gave mean excuse to get a new one bit i missed it for a while.
 

Vox Clamatis in Deserto

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HDS Ra Clicky 140.

Been there, done that. Left it at an airport security checkpoint in the Middle East. Got a Ra Tactical 140 replacement.

Lost a SF U2 somewhere, maybe in the house, it might still turn up someday. Bought a couple more just to have one to use and a hot spare in the box. Gave two others to my wife and her brother.
 

Brasso

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Nothing too expensive. A Peak Pacific CR2. I hope it's just lost somewhere around the house and it will show up some day, but it's been a few years now.
 

Mr Bigglow

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I too lost my E2DL, not too long after first getting it. I was having a coffee and it slipped out of the front pocket of my trousers, still don't understand how, or at least why. Surprisingly, in a place frequented by cops :) , I got it back. I'd showed it off to enough people that someone recognised it as mine and turned it in at the counter, where I retreived it during my frantic return visit about 30 minutes later.
 

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I lost a L4 almost a year ago... Thankfully I was able to find a mint LuxV replacement though!
 

cziv

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I lost my 3, "C" cell Mag-light flashlight. I'm going to be upgrading very son I hope with some direction from CPF. :thumbsup:
 

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Gave my oldest son an Inova T4 and even though I didn't drop it, I was coonhunting with him when he dropped it in a small muddy ditch. Dug around in the mud but never found it. Still hurt my feelings though.
 

yags1

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i lost my fenix tank while running thru a parking lot never to find it again:mad:
 
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