GUN Digilight, SureFire, Nuwaii Q3, and Streamlight face off:

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  1. Thunderbear

    Thunderbear Yggdrasil's Forester.

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    Apples, oranges, and peanuts, I know. Anyway, on to the pics.



    Pic alone.

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    Pic at night on target:

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    Great alternative to $ureFire, local representative of the company shoots IDPA near me, compact, solid aluminum housing, durable after all these many months with drops, constant use for repair jobs, and the only issue has been the reflector coming a bit loose, which is easily tightened.

    Next up, SureFire G2 Nitrolon @ $30.95 from PDHSC.

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    Pic at night on target:

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    It's SureFire, what can you say? Tough polymer housing, waterproof to most degrees short of scuba diving, easy to grip, wide aftermarket support. Only issue has been heat. When you run it long, it gets fucking HOT, and stays hot, unlike the quick cooling aluminum DigiLight.

    Nuwaii Q3 from Amondotech @ 38.xx shipped from www.amondotech.com

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    Now become my favorite light. LED advantages: battery life, and shock resistance. Single CR123 cell + LED means my battery supply just doubled without buying more. Housed inside an aluminum body with a crenelated mini 'strike bezel, and a click on/off tailcap. I didn't realize how much I liked the positive on/off until I got a flashlight that had it.

    Note the similar light throw with the single 123 Nuwai versus the double 123 of the TLR

    Next up, Streamlight's TLR-1 @ 115.40 shipped from Streamlight-flashlights.com

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    Pics at night on target:

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    Compact, rugged, I like the aluminum housing, the battery clip gave me a scare when it popped open, that bastard was tight. Positive engagement of momentary and constant on. Downside is non adjustable beam, but it throws enough spill light to light the surroundings the way I would adjust it, anyway.

    Thumbs up.

    Edit: fuck. I forgot the MiniMag. :rofl:

    Mini Mag

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    Mini Mag with LED conversion on M500:

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    Skip the LED conversion, folks.

    Edit: yes, this is a repost of sorts, but I cleaned it up and added to it.
     
  2. Clusive

    Clusive Happiness is a belt-fed weapon.

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    My QIII should be here tomorrow or the day after. It sucks that amondotech doesn't have a physical store. I live about 20minutes away from their shipping facility.
     
  3. twistid

    twistid Banged By Super Models Moderator

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    Gimik New Member

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    I have the TLR-2. I don't have a holster for it though. I keep it at home on my USPf.45 next to my bed with 3 extra mags :hs:
     
  5. DaJMan

    DaJMan When i was young, i dreamed of being a baseball

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    that nuwaii is pretty impressive...!
     
  6. Jon91SE

    Jon91SE OT Supporter

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    TLR-1 for the motherfucking win :bigthumb:
     
  7. Clusive

    Clusive Happiness is a belt-fed weapon.

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    Finally got my QIII today. Great flashlight. Also came with 8 123a's.
     
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    I've got a Nuwaii and a Surefire E1L and although the SF is a lot brighter and feels tougher, the Nuwaii is a badass little light. I keep it around for a back up light, or if I need the light for extended use and don't want to kill the battery in my Surefire. It's far superior to any of the other SF 'knockoffs" I've seen
     

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