dealsguard dog security 240 lumens rechargeable…

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I love the joke but not the steal. with that money, you can buy a brand new Cree Q5 led flashlight with aluminum reflector. seems like these give more bang for your buck http://www.tinydeal.com/cree-q5-3w-led-flashlight-torch-pxrs2c--p-37265.html and http://www.amazon.com/CREE-Q5-Flashlight-Holster-Holder/dp/B002UQB1YQ/

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@harshy: The Mini Pocket Cree runs off a single AA cell; it is a weak light. The other light on Amazon, I own (w/o the handlebar mount) and it is a decent light, but it is a plastic lens and reflector. It uses the 3xAAA plastic battery holder and chews through those cells pretty quickly.

This deal includes a rechargeable battery, wall, & car chargers; the above, do not.

I am rlapid2112 & I approve of this deal.

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I'm not sure this is such a deal, after you add in shipping. There are NO details about the LED, battery, or charger. What is the output of the charger? Does the battery have the over-charge/discharge protection? What is the capacity of the battery (often over-rated anyway)? What model LED is it using? I almost bought this for the parts with plans to add my own XM-L T6, but after reading reviews on other sites about the quality, I'll pass. There are reports of the switch failing and that it has a plastic lens. I have sold many kits with a dual battery charger, 2 Trustfire 18650 batteries, a flashlight with XM-L T6 Cree LED (and glass lens), and a belt holster, all for $40 shipped in the US, not drop shipped from China. And yes I was making a little money on it. So there are better flashlights out there for a little more money. While I enjoy searching for good deals on flashlights, this one is not worth it to me.

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@hondaman88: Heck, I would be happy if they at least listed the size. I can't tell if it's 2 inches or a foot long.

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In the zombie apocalypse AA's will be easier to find than a working wall outlet.

Your best bet is to pick up a cheapy light from dealextreme.com that works on an AA or a CR123 lithium ion... can be had for under $13.

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@autocrosser: True, but when the SHTF, you better not be relying on an $18 flashlight (insert winky emoticon, here).

@colbytitus: in all seriousness, extrapolating from this picture using cigarette lighter charger & AC adapter as reference http://dsproductphotos.s3.amazonaws.com/large/12762.jpg, it looks to be between 4"-5" long. Also note, it is NOT waterproof; the tailcap has a 2 prong charging socket & charge indicator LED.

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Nope, I'll be relying on the 10 or so of them I have... Better to have 10 of the $10 lights than 1 $100 light! (As long as the $10 put out enough light.)

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@autocrosser: I recommend you get at least 1 "serious" flashlight for zed apocalypse.

Added amazon reference: http://www.amazon.com/Guard-Dog-Security-Rechargeable-Flashlight/dp/B003B28NBC

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240 lumens is crazy crazy bright!

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I thought about picking this item up, but the most helpful Amazon review is all I needed to turn me away from it:

http://www.amazon.com/review/R59A7DCS1QMPF/ref=cm_cr_dp_title/175-1696566-5451259?ie=UTF8&ASIN=B003B28NBC&nodeID=3375251&store=sporting-goods

On the other hand, this item gets great reviews and ends up being cheaper once you account for shipping, especially if you have Prime.

http://www.amazon.com/Ultrafire-502b-Flashlight-Lumens-Integrated/dp/B005E48K6I/ref=pd_bxgy_MI_text_c

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I can't stand the flashing modes they add to these flashlights. Multiple modes are good - hi, mid, low. I think there are several flaws with the equipment in this deal as has already been mentioned. While this may be a fun way to start playing with these types of lights, I certainly see someone having to replace it or parts of it shortly after purchase. I recommend a good XM-L T6 light with Trustfire "flame" PROTECTED 18650 batteries and a good charger.
This one gets good reviews, but I'm more familiar with the 501b model
http://www.amazon.com/Ultrafire-502b-Flashlight-Lumens-Integrated/dp/B005E48K6I/ref=pd_cp_hi_1

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@hondaman88 @majhimujhuko: I have that Ultrafire Wf 502b. I like it. A lot. It is now rifle mounted, however, it is not that well made. Also, it is not 900 lumens, more like 400-500. Don't get me wrong, you shine it in a medium sized room with a white ceiling and you can read quite well. The slow strobe is DEFINITELY disorienting.

You know, I really like LED flashlights :-)

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@hondaman88: Yeah, I won an auction for a cleanly finished well machined C8 body Cree XML-T6 flashlight. It was 13.70 shipped for a light with 900 lumens. Much brighter than my previous P7, it's actually unusably bright on high for anything except shinning far distances. In this instance a few more bucks for a charger and battery truly is a better deal.

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@rlapid2112: Well this light isn't 240 lumens either so we are still comparing apples to apples. btw I like the C8 body XML's they have a much bigger reflector and more metal for heat dispersion for the same price.

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@rlapid2112: This could be the flashlight that gets someone else addicted. I have many LED flashlights of different sizes, and it drives my wife crazy. I have one with 3 XM-L T6 LEDs and 2 18650's w/ 5 modes. This came in handy the other night when the power went off and my 4 yr old was afraid of the dark. Turned it on low, stood it up pointing toward the ceiling, and it lit his room enough for him to go to sleep. The wife said it lasted a couple hours before she turned it off.
I love flashlights, and I'm not sure exactly why.
For anyone still unsure about this deal, and you have the money to spend, buy it. You'll probably start researching and buying more anyway.