Military flashlight

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  1. G T and Dottie

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    See a little advert pop up at the bottom of each page.
    Anybody bought one
    Any thoughts
    Splash the cash or save it?
    Geoff
     
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    I haven't seen the advert (probably blocked) but I did buy a 'military' led flashlight from Amazon for a few quid (around a fiver from memory)
    Must say, it's remarkably bright considering that it's only two AA batteries.
    The only brighter lights I can think of are performance cycling lights (with price tag to match)
     
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    It's American I think, not sure if there is a UK supplier.
     
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    Probably, a UK supplier would call it a torch (or at least I hope so)
     
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    1. Were you thinking of buying a flashlight/ torch?
    2. Do you need a new/ another flashlight/ torch?
    If you can answer 'yes' to either of these questions, buy it.
    If you answered 'no' to both questions, then don't.

    (y);):whistle:
     
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    'ere! watch yerself yorkie! you're starting to pick up some Cornish Logic my girl!:LOL:
    Good grief !;) never mind being Cornish in 5 generations! I think you'll do it on 4&1/2 :hi5::cheers:
     
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    Damn you.
    I hate woman's logic!
    It's all bright and shiny, and begging to join me, and be my friend!:D
     
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    Out of stock now......
     
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    Sorry, off topic....I was working on a cruise liner when I got on the radio and asked the duty engineer if I could borrow a torch (problem with computer wires). An hour later, 2 Greek engineers turned up with an oxy-acetelyne cutter having brought it up 7 decks. I was not very popular!
     
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    Look for any torch with the Cree T6 in it. As far as I can tell they all originate in China. I have a number of them - bid on those offered at 99p start on eBay. I usually bid on three or four at a time and don't increase my bid beyond £1 - sooner or later I win one (or two or three).
     
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    I like this one's blinding bears application, though come to think of it they aren't common in Scotland yet......
    [​IMG]
    May be handy for the occasional rogue haggis though.....
     
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    I have loads of torches but wish that the new cree ones would have a very dim setting so that the torch can be used close up or when trying to find something with disturbing others in the room - most are so bright that they burn your retinas if you use them in an an area smaller than the North Yorkshire moors.
     
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    I haven't seen that add but last year I bought a small LED torch made by Led Lenser made in Germany. It's probably as bright as a car headlight, superbly made and takes four little batteries. I bought it via Anazon and I think it was around the £35 mark. I just found they now have a UK store http://www.ledlenser-store.co.uk/torches-c70
     
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    The advert is on this page below jims shop etc.
     
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    My new friend arrived yesterday. She (don't want people getting the wrong idea!) is really really nice:).
    And really really, no REALLY, bright. She's my new little star.

    @ROB1CHELSEA1
    Thanks for heads up. Really good deal. Might be tempted with xmas coming up and nephews liking shiny things.

    And yes, I know I need to get out more:D
    Geoff
     
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