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Posted: 9/24/2004 8:33:17 PM EST
Which flashlight, that takes "normal" D batteries, is the brightest, and which is the best quality?

Thanks Guys

Link Posted: 9/24/2004 8:34:13 PM EST

And it makes a great club!
Link Posted: 9/24/2004 8:42:19 PM EST

Originally Posted By operatorerror:

And it makes a great club!

Yeah, I was thinking Maglite also, but I wanted to know if "the collective" had any better ideas. Thanks for the input.

Link Posted: 9/24/2004 8:47:12 PM EST
You got a surplus of D batteries or something?

Get a MagLite. Cheap, durable, bright enough, efficient club. I've got one in my car, always.

I've also got a Surefire, in case I want something really lit up.
Link Posted: 9/24/2004 8:47:51 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/24/2004 8:49:53 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/24/2004 8:52:48 PM EST by warlord]
If you want the brightest light from a Maglite, get one of those Kryptonite bulbs. Almost twice as bright. I think they're available at your local Wall-Mart. BUT, there is no free lunch, your batteries will last about half as long as the regular bulbs.
Link Posted: 9/24/2004 8:52:45 PM EST
Check out CandlePower Forums. You thought aluminum mounts were expensive, wait till you see how much some people pay for their flashlights.

I wouldn't recommend Mag lights as their beam is too ringy for me. Try looking into some LED lights like the Elektrolumens Tri-Star Phazer with 3 3-watt Luxeon Stars.
Link Posted: 9/24/2004 8:59:16 PM EST
Ask the wife...she knows...

Link Posted: 9/24/2004 9:06:33 PM EST

Originally Posted By sgtar15:
Ask the wife...she knows...


The scars scare women away.... there isn't much I can do.
Link Posted: 9/25/2004 3:58:00 AM EST
those angle neck military flashlights. just kidding, you can't even beat someone to death with one
Link Posted: 9/25/2004 4:08:04 AM EST
Maglight. The Kryptonite bulb helps with the "ring" effect as well. I keep one in every vehicle, but I agree that I use a SureFire when I really need some LIGHT!
Link Posted: 9/25/2004 6:58:45 AM EST
I have a 4 cell MAglight. It is very bright and it is heavy too, it could be used as a weapon in a pinch.
Link Posted: 9/25/2004 12:31:30 PM EST

Originally Posted By Engineer:
Check out CandlePower Forums.

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