dealsarc led 700 lumen aluminum rechargeable combat…

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OK then. I don't think I like flashlights as much as some people must.

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Why when I can buy 126 .99 cent flashlights and still have 25 cents left over?

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Why, when I got a 1600 lumen, w. 2 rechargeable batteries? Works great, tough as nails, and < $20!

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Why, when I bought a 1600 lumen Cree for < $20? Came w. 2 rechargeable batteries. Tough as nails, every bit as good as my old 5 cell cop light.

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All bells and whistles aside, I'd like to see if any of these lights can handle being dropped on a hard surface. I've enjoyed the longevity of my Mag 4 D cell led from a battery point of view. The drawback is having the led break loose from the threads. It happened to me once just having the light fall over on a granite counter. One other time dropped two feet on cement. With replacement bulbs I'm up to $60 spent on one light. A lifetime bulb guarantee might sway a couple professional flashlight destroyers like me. If I were a fireman or cop I wouldn't hesitate to own the best light I could find, not sure if this it though.

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compared to what's available out there, this is WAY over priced. I sell CREE flashlights with batteries and charger for 1/4 this price. I've sold many to local law enforcement too (I have a family member there and I give him all the lights and batteries he needs). I just think there are much better options out there. There is absolutely nothing about this light that even remotely makes me want to purchase it at that price.

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$5 shipping kills the deal...

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I bought a similar flashlight for a friend last, although considerably cheaper (about $120 full price). The batteries leaked and ruined the flashlight. He threw it away before I could grab it back and return it. Don't think this would be a much better investment, except for the rechargeable thing.

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What do people do with these super bright highly focused lights? I have a cheap "200 lumen" light and it's not good for much - it makes an intense beam about 12" in diameter 10 feet in front of me that is so eye searingly bright that I lose all night vision, and though there is spillover to the sides, the focused bright spot makes everything else look dim.

So it's not good for changing a flat tire in the dark, hiking, walking the dog at night, etc... So what is this use case for this kind of light?

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@adrian1205: Does the lifetime warranty cover the rechargeable internal battery?

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$124.99 Seriously? Is it the 1st day of the 4th month today? I'll stick with CREE, thank you.

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http://www.amazon.com/Astra-Radio-Communications-REK-SL1K-Flashlight/dp/B00BMGRL6M

http://www.amazon.com/PowerTac-Warrior-Reloaded-Lumen-Flashlight/dp/B00BCN0PVI

Second seems same but different led (and make)...I'll let the led folks comment on the different led between the two since I'm too stupid to figure it out.

I usually look at what Fenix is offering up lately and their prices and features before I judge. As others have said, this seems a tad pricey for what it is, and big too, thought that may be a very good thing for its intended purpose (grab, blind, identify, beat).

Also, right or wrong, most in-place charging (as opposed to having to remove the batteries) typically are seen as an extra and adds to the final price more than you think.