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Old 01-07-2018, 09:59 PM   #1
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I need a good light, preferably rechargable.
The tuff part is I don't want to spend more than $50. And needs a run time of 8hrs or so.
Does anyone have any experience/recommendation for one?

I have some small stingers, but can't drop that kind of money right now.
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Old 01-07-2018, 10:06 PM   #2
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Old 01-07-2018, 10:17 PM   #3
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Surefire GX2. Wonderful light


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Old 01-07-2018, 10:36 PM   #4
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If you have a Stinger already by an extra battery or 2 and keep it charged.
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Old 01-07-2018, 10:39 PM   #5
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If you have a Stinger already by an extra battery or 2 and keep it charged.
I'm wanting a little larger sized.
Might just get another 2 cell LED Mag.


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Old 01-07-2018, 11:31 PM   #6
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This is worth checking.
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Old 01-07-2018, 11:36 PM   #7
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I took a leap of faith because I’m usually in your shoes and don’t want to spend a crap ton on a flash light. I ended up with this one and I will say that I am very pleased with it. It is super bright, seems well made, and for $25, you can’t go wrong with it.

ThorFire C8s Flashlight 900 Lumens XML2 Led Light with Rechargeable 18650 Battery, USB Charger , Bike Light Mount For Cycling Camping Hiking Emergency https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01DLXI6C6..._VqWuAb7E0A8EC
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Old 01-08-2018, 01:53 AM   #8
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Go check out nebo tools on the internet you might find what you need there.
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Old 01-08-2018, 03:37 AM   #9
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Nebo lights are the best, I love anything streamlight as I'm a auto mechanic by trade and I stumbled across the Nebo lights and I believe they are equally as good for a fraction the price with some better features like a magnetic base.
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Old 01-08-2018, 04:54 AM   #10
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I need a good light, preferably rechargable.
The tuff part is I don't want to spend more than $50. And needs a run time of 8hrs or so.
Does anyone have any experience/recommendation for one?

I have some small stingers, but can't drop that kind of money right now.
Thanks.

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8 hour run time???
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Old 01-08-2018, 05:10 AM   #11
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8 hour run time???
I work nights, and yes, I've been all night on more than one occasion. I could settle for six, because I do have my strion on my belt.

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Old 01-08-2018, 05:25 AM   #12
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I like the cheap Chinese Cree flashlights. I have this one qhttps://www.amazon.com/dp/B017XD0PX8/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_nt1uAb27CPYX2q. Recently it was left under a deer feeder for 2 weeks in the snow and rain. Turned on without any issues and used it for two days before needing a recharge. It lists 3 hours at full brightness. I think it's a little more than that.

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Old 01-08-2018, 05:45 AM   #13
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I really like Fenix lights. Most are a little more than you want to spend but they work great and seem to be very well made.
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Old 01-08-2018, 07:03 PM   #14
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I did a thorfire vg155 with charger and batteries for less than 50 this year. Wanted a good small flashlight.
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Old 01-08-2018, 07:45 PM   #15
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Tagging.

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Old 01-08-2018, 10:59 PM   #16
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I really like the stream light micro series that run on one or two aaa. I run eneloop pros in mine. They are slim enough to ride in a front pocket. How much light output do you need? Their tac series have higher output.
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Old 01-15-2018, 01:32 AM   #17
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I bought one of the nebo's on Friday. I used it no more than a total of 30 minutes and it quit last night. Could be I just got a lemon?
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Old 01-15-2018, 04:08 AM   #18
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Old 01-15-2018, 04:36 AM   #19
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I bought one of the nebo's on Friday. I used it no more than a total of 30 minutes and it quit last night. Could be I just got a lemon?
Which model all 6 of mine have given me no problems. Give them a xall theyll send you a replacement.
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Old 01-15-2018, 06:48 AM   #20
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Thorfire is the best light for the money out there. I am a high end flashlight junkie and was very skeptical about a 25$ light. Tried a thorfire after a post on TBH. I have about 10 of them now. Amazon gets them here in two days.
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Old 01-15-2018, 08:20 AM   #21
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I need a good light, preferably rechargable.
The tuff part is I don't want to spend more than $50. And needs a run time of 8hrs or so.
Does anyone have any experience/recommendation for one?

I have some small stingers, but can't drop that kind of money right now.
Thanks.

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you really need to look at fenix lights, most of them offer light modes of over 24 hours and a bunch of more than 100 hours of light!!!!
Ld41 offer more than 21 hours run time , pd25 offers 100 hours out of a very small flashlight! pd32 offers 260 hours!... these are just a couple of examples of their rechargeable lights, and a wide variety of prices
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Old 01-15-2018, 08:21 AM   #22
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I bought one of the nebo's on Friday. I used it no more than a total of 30 minutes and it quit last night. Could be I just got a lemon?
their are a lot of nebo lights that do not hold up, i used to be a dealer,,, that's why i went to fenix lights and never looked back
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Old 01-15-2018, 08:34 AM   #23
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Which model all 6 of mine have given me no problems. Give them a xall theyll send you a replacement.
Nebo Redline Select RC (3100 lux). I am going to take it back today where I purchased it and not look back if they will take it.

I have a fenix they are a fine light.

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Old 01-15-2018, 08:41 AM   #24
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Tagging. I am wanting a new on myself.
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Old 01-15-2018, 08:56 AM   #25
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I've been very happy with the Thorfires I recently purchased. I have Surefires, Fenix, Streamlights and Thorfires and the Thorfires are solid lights compared to the others...at a fraction of the cost. I use the rechargeable 18650 batteries.
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Old 01-15-2018, 09:01 AM   #26
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I started buying the Coast brand lights at Home Depot. They are just as bright as my surefires, and use regular AAA batteries instead of those stupid 123s.
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Old 01-15-2018, 09:09 AM   #27
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You might get 8 hours out of it on low, it's a nice rechargeable light for $50.

https://www.amazon.com/Fenix-UC30-Re...rds=fenix+uc30
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Old 01-15-2018, 09:32 AM   #28
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Even though not rechargeable, my LIFE GEAR flashlights are incredible, they are a must have if you are a Leo or true outdoorsman
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