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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 06-16-2019, 01:50 AM Thread Starter
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Which Flashlight

Hello,
has anyone a recommondation for a good pocket flashlight? Should be a small but powerfull one ...
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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 06-16-2019, 10:44 AM
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Consider getting an LED headlamp instead! They come in all different flavors including very powerful ones, and waterproof ones. I use them for all my backpacking and fishing these days, but even at home during power failures. I mostly use the bulky and expensive handheld I have at home - easy to find by feel - only to locate one of my head lamps in the dark.

Beyond that advice getting more specific would depend a bit on exactly how you want to use one for either style. I always have a few in my bag when fishing. For everyday stuff like breaking down and stowing gear and walking on trails the smaller, lighter, cheaper ones are probably best. But if you are trying to see Bigfoot walking by 50 feet off then there are stronger ones that have different setting for brightness, diffusion level, color (red is supposed to be better for contrast and hence reading a map etc) and so on.
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Black Diamond for headlamps and Surefire for handheld are what I use.
http://www.blackdiamondequipment.com..._D_BwE&rmsrc=1

https://www.surefire.com/illumination/flashlights.html
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Thank you for the input. A headlight is not an option. I would prefer a really compact pocket light with good power. But have seen models with holders so you can also put on your basecap. Good point...
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Bad ass flashlights

Check out (Fenix) they have a wide range of very good flashlights
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Will go for an Olight S2R Baton II. Thx again..
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My daughters gave me an Olight S2R Baton II for Christmas. I've owned many but this one is pretty cool - powerful (1150 lumens), light, rechargeable, hat clip, and wrist lanyard. You're going to like it!!
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https://www.mec.ca/en/product/5061-195/CL09-Lantern

I have this clImped to my sling.
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Take a look at fenix flash lights. There really good!
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The other thing to consider is a diving-scuba light that is WATERPROOF. I have been meaning (in my personal blog) noted my excessive light collection that Judy and I rely on .. where it is on a paddleboard on the flats, or wadding my local river for smallmouth bass.

https://raspberryfisher.wordpress.co...-on-the-water/
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fenix

I have the fenix rc-40 for work fixing power lines at night 6000 lumens my crew has named it the sun and there head lamps are the best we have used
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