GUN Need help deciding on a daily carry (3" or so) flashlight

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  1. Jago

    Jago It helps if you hit it.

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    This is going to be my first premium light purchase. I need something like the Surefire E1E, small enough to clip to a belt for every day carry. It has to be as bright as possible and have a push button tail cap. What do you guys suggest?
     
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    Thunderbear Yggdrasil's Forester.

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    jonny427 Scooby Doo OT Supporter

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    wow 27 bucks, not bad.
     
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    Keesh New Member

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    I picked up one of those Lowes flashlights the other day. Pretty damn bright and only 17 bucks. Feels pretty solid too.
     
  5. Platinum_Thunder

    Platinum_Thunder Reliability for life and liberty

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    I carry an E2E with me all the time.
     
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    Platinum_Thunder Reliability for life and liberty

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    E1E is cute :mamoru:
     
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    one66stang Haters.com

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    link to the knife in picture
     
  8. Thunderbear

    Thunderbear Yggdrasil's Forester.

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    As cute and as reliable as SureFire is, I can't justify 70 dollars for the little bastard.

    Although, I've dropped more collectively, on different lights. :o
     
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    Thunderbear Yggdrasil's Forester.

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  10. Jago

    Jago It helps if you hit it.

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    :coold: What other lights do you have?
     
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    Thunderbear Yggdrasil's Forester.

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    Jago It helps if you hit it.

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    :cool: How does the DigiLight compare to the others?
     
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    Thunderbear Yggdrasil's Forester.

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    It's my favorite, rugged aluminum body, good light throw, pretty much disappears in your pocket. The clip is a sharp son of a bitch, but on the new 1000XB/xx they redesigned it. I think I might buy one of the new ones, too.
     
  14. Platinum_Thunder

    Platinum_Thunder Reliability for life and liberty

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    :dunno: Surefire is losing market share pretty quickly.
     
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    Surefire e2e is an excellent light, I have it on my all the time.
     
  16. Thunderbear

    Thunderbear Yggdrasil's Forester.

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    People are getting to the market with less expensive similar quality items, such is the nature of the capitalism beast. :dunno:

    I love my Streamlight TLR, and have compared it next to an X200 that was almost 2.5x the price, and craftsmanship, fit/finish, and ease of use were almost identical. You want top dollar for your product, your market base is going to suffer for it.
     
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    Platinum_Thunder Reliability for life and liberty

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    I have heard thos TRLs are pretty good lights. M3/M6 are pieces of shits
     
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    2L Bunny "It's only a Rabbit"

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    There are lots of good lights out there now. If you don't want to pay for a SF, check out Streamlights, I EDC a TL-2. Also if you don't have much to spend, the Brinkman Maxfire's are supposed to be real nice for ~$20 from Walmart, 2x123 w/ a Surefire compatible lamp assembly.
     
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    Surefire L2

    It's kind of big, but the performance is second to none. I actually find that because it's longer, it's actually easier to carry because it's more secure when clipped to my belt or clipped inside of my pocket.
     

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