GUN surefire g3 vs 9p

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  1. spankaveli

    spankaveli OT Supporter

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    side by side, their specs are identical. im assuming the only difference is plastic vs metal.

    any opinions on which to go with? the 9p is about $20 more
     
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    Go with the plastic one. the metal one will dent and scratch. I have several of both types.
     
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    Plastic is better for a light that will be heavily abused.

    Note that you can take a G2, put the 9p bulb out of the G3 and rechargeable lithiums in it. More brightness + rechargeable FTW
     
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    Or in a 9P/G3 you can use LiIon's as is. Throw in a pair of 17500's for similar brightness and similar runtime. You'd have to confirm the body diameter, some are tighter then others.
     
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    How many lumens do both models output on rechargeable lithiums?
     
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    what about fenix? the p3d premium 100 has a max of 200 lumens for 1.8 hours. much better than the 2 mentioned above...

    plus you dont have to pay extra for a lanyard :ugh:
     
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    :o
     
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    2L Bunny "It's only a Rabbit"

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    I've played with a few Fenix's. And last I knew the P3D has a reverse clicky, which makes it not use for tactical uses.
     
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    this is going to be for recreation, not tactical stuff :o
     
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    I've had several surefires. including a G2 and a 6P. I've always preferred the metal ones, but they are both the same function wise. The hard annodized finish on them are pretty tough.

    also i noticed they have some new models including the G2 LED, 6P LED, and 6P defender. I wish they had a 6P defender LED it would be perfect. the LED's might be a good option for carry because of the good battery life with decent output.
     
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    go buy a brinkman maxfire from target for $12.99

    It's every bit as good as my G2, and doesnt eat batteries as fast either.
     
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    i went ahead and got the g3 from cabelas since i didnt feel like having to wait on shipping :o
     
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    i have the g3 i love it and its alot brighter than my streamlights.
     
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    how much brighter, and farther throw does the G3 have compared to the G2?
     

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