What's your most trusted light?

lisantica

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Many flashlights have been reliable for me.
After being away from actively collecting I recently bought an older Surefire E1B 200/5 version. I like the quick high beam with that first click.
Although I like a AA or AAA battery sized flashlight in my pocket, I don't mind carrying this one.
 

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WmArnold1

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The best light is the one you have when you unexpectedly need it. I love my head-light, walking-light, etc, but my most trusted light would have to be the ZebraLight SC600 I've EDC'd since 2011. I thought it was expensive when I bought it, but it's been one of my best investments. It will be interesting to see what I eventually replace it with..
 

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I guess any of the Zebralights? I mean, I have some real junk I _don't_ trust, but any of the good ones are fine and there are dozens of them.
I have an old EDC clicky, but don't think it's better than the ZLs, and CR123? Really? That's so Y2K.
 

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Nitecore! Zero failures. I use mh23 and e4k daily. The rest I use weekly or monthly. P30 is a great spot outside. MH23 a perfect EDC. E4K is very bright for short distance use, great flood or night light on low. Lantern is cool, bright, plus acts as a battery back up. The nu32 is light weight great for the car traveling. HC65 is more powerfull head lamp, it’s heavy, it has a very nice red light and daylight tone led. The power bank works great the power indicator lights are very useful. Plus nitecore discounts on new releases, always find 10% of coupons.
 

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Nitecore, Jetbeam, Eagletac, Klarus, Acebeam, Mateminco. I have an XT21X and FW1 (pictured) in my daily carry briefcase.
 

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Chadder

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Most of the lights that I buy are ones that I trust. I have 20 or so Surefires that have never let me down. I know I can trust my life on my HDS and Elzetta's also!!
 

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My HDS Clicky or my lightly modded Zebralight SC64w Hi. Inserted a metal ring in the tail cap of the Zebralight and now it will run just about any length 18650, plus now it also fits and works well with two CR123As.
 

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I've some trouble deciding. It would be either one of my HDS clicky's, my Elzetta Alpha or my Malkoff HA 1AA. All three are built to last.
 

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Most of my lights are trusted. They are from surefire, malkoff, elzetta, HDS, Fenix, OLight, Zebralight, EAGTAC, the old 47s. Recently Sofirn lights are grown on me. They are of high quality, simple UI, and really reasonable prices.
 

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Any of them by Peak.
I am more concerned about battery failure than a Peak failing.
I'll second this opinion.

I have a couple 5mm Peaks (a 3-LED AAA and a 1-LED CR123), and they always turn on. Either one can turn on with an almost-dead battery, but my CR123 was modded with a high-CRI emitter for low output (3~4 lumens). It is an absolute battery vampire.
 

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I find myself always bringing my Zebralight SC63W in my pocket most of the time. In my backpack, which I carry daily to work, the Zebralight SC600w IV Plus is also there. These are my most EDC’d lights and therefore my most trusted lights also. Though there are times that I go for Foursevens or even Olight, my Zebras is the most trusted of them all
 

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