GUN Flashlight Crew, Surefire 6p led FTW/FTL

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  1. Skot281??

    Skot281?? New Member

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    I've been hinting about needing a good flashlight and the wifey out of the blue brings me home a 6p led. I'm very pleased with it. Did she do a good job picking it out. I know little to nothing about the topic. :sadwavey:
     
  2. Thunderbear

    Thunderbear Yggdrasil's Forester.

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    Free shit is almost always good.

    LED means better runtime, no lamp burnout, albeit for less lumen capability.
     
  3. Skot281??

    Skot281?? New Member

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    I try and think of it as free, but this lil bug in the back of my head keeps insisting on reminding me that it all comes out of the same account.
     
  4. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    cree q5 drop in ftw
     
  5. Sailor Jerry

    Sailor Jerry OT Supporter

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    I love my 6P LED.
     
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    2L Bunny "It's only a Rabbit"

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    The 6P LED's are good lights.
     
  8. Sardaukar

    Sardaukar Active Member

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    3W LEDs and newer generally produce more light than incandescent bulbs. It's the wave of the future, nga.

    Oh, and you can't go wrong with Surefire...







    Unless it has a clickie. :mamoru:
     
  9. xpinchx

    xpinchx hes got a nice cock, on the thin side but its stil

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    Q5 FTW.
     
  10. sneakyjesus

    sneakyjesus New Member

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    good light. You done good. surefire stuff is damn tough and wellmade. Crees are OK, but I couldn't trust one like a surefire. YMMV
     
  11. 2L Bunny

    2L Bunny "It's only a Rabbit"

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    Except when Surefire uses Cree's....
     
  12. haargerman

    haargerman ayuh.

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    Im sort of in the market for a new light.

    What do you all use for backpacking and such?
     
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    2L Bunny "It's only a Rabbit"

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    Backpacking? CMG Infinity Ultra (pre Gerber) and a Petzel TacTikka headlamp. And whichever Surefire LED I have in my pocket, usually a 2 stage L4 or my KL1-RS. Minimal light to keep my night vision working.
     
  14. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    i know right. especially when surefire uses cree lights :eek3:

    theres no way that would work
     
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    sneakyjesus New Member

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    ahh thanks for the education. I thought that the cheaper crees had some shittier electronics. So i guess CREE is the name of the LED or filament? My mistake, thanks for going easy...
     
  16. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    cree is the maker of the light module itself. basically the brains of the light. id say no matter the brand of light, if its got a cree light in it you'll be ok
     
  17. haargerman

    haargerman ayuh.

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    Who makes a a nice LED light for < $50?
     
  18. haargerman

    haargerman ayuh.

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    I think this forum needs a Flashlight FAQ sticky.
     
  19. haargerman

    haargerman ayuh.

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    details?
     
  20. Sardaukar

    Sardaukar Active Member

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    Switching modes, SOS, strobe... aren't new. Just took Surefire some time to catch up with the rest of the flashlight community.
     

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