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i want to get a led flashlight, thinking of the Convoy C8, i know there are a few different configurations, i want to get the 4 mode model, but if someone can tell me which bulb and reflector i need for the best flood type light, i want to get something for my wife when in the middle of the night the dogs have to go. she wants to make sure the pen is clear of skunks ect. she has a convoy S2 plus. it os ok but it is too much spot beam.

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Maybe just put some dc fix on the s2+. This will give you a nice smooth beam.

C8 is mainly meant to be a thrower with a narrow beam.
 
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I agree, the C8 will give a more focused beam. The s2+ with a orange peal reflector, and a large die LED such as the XML2 might be better than what she currently has.
 
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thanks for the prompt replies, she does have the s2 plus with an orange peel reflector, that's as far as i know about these flashlights one mentioned the large die XML2 i have never done this kind of stuff before, are these drop in parts, and where do i get this large die XML2, is there a link anywhere possibly on youtube that shows this procedure

ps is it possible to purchase this complete light with that XML2
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I misspoke, there is not a large die XML2 vs a small die XML2. The XML2 sits on a 4mm die. Some LEDs are smaller and sit on 2mm dies. The XML2 and the SST40 sit on 4mm dies, whereas the SST20 sits on a 2mm die. The larger LED will give a more floody beam.

The Convoy S2+ is so inexpensive, I'd just buy the whole light. In fact when I just started, I bought them in different flavors, just to try out different LEDs, instead of building my own drop-ins.
 
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I misspoke, there is not a large die XML2 vs a small die XML2. The XML2 sits on a 4mm die. Some LEDs are smaller and sit on 2mm dies. The XML2 and the SST40 sit on 4mm dies, whereas the SST20 sits on a 2mm die. The larger LED will give a more floody beam.

The Convoy S2+ is so inexpensive, I'd just buy the whole light. In fact when I just started, I bought them in different flavors, just to try out different LEDs, instead of building my own drop-ins.
are these convoys available stateside
 

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