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Old 09-15-2019, 11:40 PM   #1
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What is the brightest rechargeable spotlight for the money?


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Old 09-16-2019, 01:26 AM   #2
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Old 09-16-2019, 02:49 AM   #3
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I'm gonna say the Brinkmann Q-Beam but I don't know. They're pretty bright but I don't know about the brightest.
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Old 09-16-2019, 03:17 AM   #4
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What does "for the money" mean to you? Is that different than asking what's the brightest spotlight?

Product Stop, Inc makes a 20 million candlelight powered, 4000 Lumen High Power LED Rechargable Spotlight.


I have a Cyclops C18MIL Thor X Colossus 18 Million Candle Power Spotlight. It's the brightest one I own.



The Stanley FatMax SL10LEDS Rechargeable 2200 Lumen LED Lithium Ion Spotlight is my favorite to use. It's plenty bright, easy to carry, and the charge last a very long time.

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Old 09-16-2019, 06:49 AM   #5
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I’ve always heard the EastTex Lightemup Special was awesome.
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Old 09-16-2019, 06:56 AM   #6
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I have a stream light “firebox” bought in 2002 did the LED conversation in 2009 it is still on original battery I should have replaced it but am cheep and we use it crappie fishing pig hunting a bunch of years it has been a Beast
It is bulky and was not cheep



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Old 09-16-2019, 07:42 AM   #7
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Light force spots lights by far but they are pricy.


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Old 09-16-2019, 08:37 AM   #8
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Stanley FatMax LED. Pretty bad to the bone for $49.95. Been using one for 4 years now and I have zero complaints.
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Old 09-16-2019, 09:10 AM   #9
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How are you going to use the spotlight because this really matters. Are you going to be carrying it around with you walking or is it going to be just used to shine out your window or ? Is it going to be used to spot stuff as far as possible or do you just want to light up a huge area within a 200 yards. Are you going to use it to light up animals to shoot or just to look at or ?.
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Old 09-16-2019, 09:55 AM   #10
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These are awesome and the battery life last forever:
https://ads.midwayusa.com/product/10...yABEgJIjPD_BwE
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Old 09-16-2019, 09:58 AM   #11
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https://www.lightforce.com/en_us/products/searchlights
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Old 09-16-2019, 09:41 PM   #12
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Light up a huge area @ 200 yards would be ideal. Will use for calling in critters.


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Old 09-16-2019, 09:44 PM   #13
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Thanks guys!


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Old 09-16-2019, 10:54 PM   #14
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Went with the fat max 2200 lumen.


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Old 09-16-2019, 11:02 PM   #15
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Tractor supply has one that I love.

http://www.tractorsupply.com/tsc/pro...t?cm_vc=-10005
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Old 09-17-2019, 06:30 AM   #16
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I bought a DeWalt that runs on my 20 volt drill batteries. Pretty amazing.

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Old 09-17-2019, 07:17 AM   #17
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Stanley FatMax LED. Pretty bad to the bone for $49.95. Been using one for 4 years now and I have zero complaints.
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Old 09-17-2019, 08:03 AM   #18
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Went with the fat max 2200 lumen.


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You did well. This is a great light.
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Old 09-17-2019, 09:02 AM   #19
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Sorry to tell you that that Fat Max is not 2200 lumen, It's around 800 lumens. I tell people as much as possible that you should never trust any lumen rating on lights because most are either a flat out lie or they use Manufacture rated lumens. If you see a light that says manufacture rated lumens, what that means is that is the lumens the LED is capable of putting out when run at full power, not what the light is putting out. For example, lets say the manufacture rated lumens of the LED is 2200 lumens when run at the max power of 4 amps but the light only runs the LED at 1.7 amps. This means the light will only be putting out around 800 lumens yet they will list on the package that the manufacture rated lumens is 2200 lumens making you believe that the light puts out 2200 lumens.

A much better option for you if you don't mind spending more would have been our Coyote Cannon light that has a focusable beam so you go with a wide flood beam to light up a big area or narrow the beam to light up a extremely long ways. You also have the option to change the color the light emits from Red to white to Green to IR. Red will shine over 1050 yards, White over 1650 yards, green over 1770 yards. Runs on 1 rechargeable battery. Can be used handheld or gun mounted. It will easily shine twice as far as the Fat Max in white and the red will shine further then the fat max. Red would be a much better choice for lighting up animals as white light will spook them more then a red light. Sure you can put a red lens on the fat max but when you do that, you will be reducing the output by about 66%. There is not another LED light on the market that can shine farther then the Coyote Cannon in Green, Red and IR and only a handful of LED lights that will shine further in white but they are more expensive and you can't change the color the light shines. In fact, the second furthest shining light on the market in Red or Green is our 66LRX light that shines about 750 yards in Red and Green.

Coyote Cannon run time 2.5 hours on at full power.
Fat Max run time 1 hour at full power.
Coyote Cannon has a full dimmer so you can turn variably turn the brightness up and down.
Fat Max only has low and high power.
Coyote Cannon has a 5 year Warranty.
Fat Max has a 1 year Warranty.

The only real advantage the Fat max has over the Coyote Cannon is the price. At around $50.00 it is a pretty good deal for what you get. Our Coyote Cannon in your choice of color output will cost around $200.00 with Handle, 2 batteries and charger. As always, we give TBH members 10% off. All you have to do is send me a PM and I will send you the 10% off coupon code.
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