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Flashlight suggestions

Post by coconut » December 25th, 2017, 12:07 am

Any suggestions on a good long lasting flashlight suitable for tracking a deer or spotting a armadillo that needs to be shot? Last flashlight I bought was a big maglight like police use. Seems there has been some advancements since then.

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Re: Flashlight suggestions

Post by OLE RASPY » December 25th, 2017, 12:16 am

What about that one as seen on tv. It’s called tactical light. Wife said she might have gotten this for me for Christmas. Idk yet. I’ll let ya know if it’s a goodun. Little skeptical of it myself.$14.88 at Wally World.
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Re: Flashlight suggestions

Post by coconut » December 25th, 2017, 12:35 am

That and some flexseal tape for my boat and I should be good.

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Re: Flashlight suggestions

Post by 2Shooter » December 25th, 2017, 7:02 am

coconut wrote:
December 25th, 2017, 12:35 am
That and some flexseal tape for my boat and I should be good.
:scratch: I knew I spotted a redneck!!! :lol: :thumbup:

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Re: Flashlight suggestions

Post by CamoMan4025 » December 25th, 2017, 7:44 am

I have one of these below. I had one a few years ago and I lost it. I just purchased another one. It has a bright beam and you can turn the clip around on it and clip it on your hat if you wear one. It has 3 settings on it, bright, strobe and low. Check Ebay or Amazon, they are not that expensive. I have used it to track deer and the other night I was investigating a house fire and used it and it performs great.

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Re: Flashlight suggestions

Post by ICDEDTURKES » December 25th, 2017, 8:31 am

coconut wrote:
December 25th, 2017, 12:35 am
That and some flexseal tape for my boat and I should be good.
Be honest, and I know you poked a jab at guy above. Not sure if it's same one, but the flashlight in the as seen on TV section at Walmart is a good light for the money.

I would say it will illuminate for shining to about 80. Than you can widen the beam for tracking. I have four.
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Re: Flashlight suggestions

Post by OLE RASPY » December 25th, 2017, 10:26 am

Well my wife did get me that bell&howell tactical light. It’s pretty bright that’s for sure. I put rechargeable battery’s in it. It seems brighter with them than regular ones. So far I like it.
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Re: Flashlight suggestions

Post by boone5252 » December 25th, 2017, 10:35 am

I just purchased the J5 Tactical V1 Pro from Amazon---just came yesterday.
It's a pretty small 300 lumens flashlight. Takes one AA battery.
It is rated real good on Amazon with 13000 reviews.
For only $12.00--it seems like a good deal.
I think you need at least 250 lumens for a turkey hunting flashlight--to walk in the dark.
Just my two cents !!

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Re: Flashlight suggestions

Post by guesswho » December 25th, 2017, 11:22 am

OLE RASPY wrote:
December 25th, 2017, 10:26 am
Well my wife did get me that bell&howell tactical light. It’s pretty bright that’s for sure. I put rechargeable battery’s in it. It seems brighter with them than regular ones. So far I like it.
The real test will be once the sun goes down. :lol: I bet you could take the battery's out right now and it would still be pretty bright.
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Post by guesswho » December 25th, 2017, 11:23 am

Dang, got on a roll there

I had the Streamlight camoman posted, it was a pretty good light until I lost it.
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Re: Flashlight suggestions

Post by OLE RASPY » December 25th, 2017, 12:22 pm

:lol:
Gotta learn to keep up with things Ronnie.
Your right though but I did go to a dark room with no windows and tryed it out. But the real test will be tonight. :bootyshake:
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Re: Flashlight suggestions

Post by ICDEDTURKES » December 25th, 2017, 1:29 pm

OLE RASPY wrote:
December 25th, 2017, 12:16 am
What about that one as seen on tv. It’s called tactical light. Wife said she might have gotten this for me for Christmas. Idk yet. I’ll let ya know if it’s a goodun. Little skeptical of it myself.$14.88 at Wally World.
Missed your post believe that's what I got most BH stuff is junk, but this a good light
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Re: Flashlight suggestions

Post by howl » December 25th, 2017, 3:26 pm

Search HS802 on amazon. I don't care for the switch, but they're bright, have good rechargeable batteries and are tough enough to ride a 12 gauge.

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Re: Flashlight suggestions

Post by OLE RASPY » December 25th, 2017, 8:05 pm

Well it’s dark outside now guesswho. I tryed the light out and it is bright. It’s worth $14.88 at Walmart. It’s pretty bright but that was on Duracell rechargeables. Actually I saw 2 eyes in fence row behind our house and told wife to go get my pellet rifle(we live in town right now) but when I shined again with rifle it wasn’t there. Think it was a possum. I’ll get another night. I like the light so far coconut. But you know what opinions are. There like azzholes everybody got them.
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Re: Flashlight suggestions

Post by guesswho » December 25th, 2017, 8:32 pm

Good thinking :lol:
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