budget powerflare alternative ? budget survival light ?

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budget powerflare alternative ? budget survival light ?

Hi every body,

I would like to knowif there is some cheap alternative to those emergency light ?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03G-DyP90qY

And same question with this kind of survival light...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oijURk7XyNw

I'm also looking for something small with a strobe you can easily clip on you jeans or your jacket when you are walking...

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Welcome lab34.  I don't really have any good suggestions for you.  You could get this torch for @ $14, which has a decent strobe and is quite small.  It doesn't come with a clip, but one could be made easily.  I'm not overly crazy about any sort of strobes, so I won't be much help.  

As far as emergency lights go, The Pak-Lites seem to be pretty popular.

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thank you, 

I have ordered an XPE F23 in mid-january from dx but I think it's lost.
I have ordered another one yesterday from manafont and I'm trying to have a refund from dx...

I will have a look on those pak lites...

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For the flashy clippy stuff:

NITEIZE - 1.3" Silicone 2-Mode Spotlit w/ Stainless Steel Button (2* CR2016) - Red(there are a lot of colors)-

Compact 2-Mode Flexible LED Marker Green (1x2032)

Compact 2-Mode LED Clip-On Marker Red (1x2032

3mode Reflective Safety Arm/Leg Band (Color Assorted) this one is the only that I consider budget.

Just search for Nite-Ize, and you'll find lot's of stuff.

 

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oh yes, the last one is nice... many thanks.

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Don't know your exact needs but this might be useful. Dirt cheap.

http://www.manafont.com/product_info.php/colorful-waterproof-ufo-lights-...

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Aloha and welcome to BLF lab34!

 

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Simple reflective strips accomplishes a lot  without having to power anything or be walking down the street like a  crazy becon.

Survival is a different story .. for people who want to walk their dogs  i think a  disco ball  is a little much ..i also wonder if cars don't actually hit  lighted objects more since they focus on them .

Welcome to BLF if you  tell people what you r  thinking than these guys are a great source of information .. well some of them anyway .

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lab34 wrote:

thank you, 

I have ordered an XPE F23 in mid-january from dx but I think it's lost.
I have ordered another one yesterday from manafont and I'm trying to have a refund from dx...

I will have a look on those pak lites...

  I heard that from another  member just a minute ago that he was past 45 days from dx and worried .. i said no need to worry about dx not sending it  ot going out of business etc..  just worry that you might die first .

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thank you for all your welcome message Smile

In fact, I agree with you Boaz. A simple reflective strap will do the job.
I'm in a Gear Acquisition Syndrome period, and I have a few stuff currently shipping from the bay. I will stop here for a few weeks Wink

I own a solarforce l2r r5, and I'm waiting for the F23 (two F23 with the lost one !), a sipik sk68, a slave flash for my point and shoot camera, a few 3mm leds to try on my minimag... All of that in less than two month... I should have not read this message board !

I have also ordered an Hugsby P32 from KD but after two weeks of back ordered status, I ask and obtain a refund...

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lab34 wrote:

thank you for all your welcome message Smile

In fact, I agree with you Boaz. A simple reflective strap will do the job.
I'm in a Gear Acquisition Syndrome period, and I have a few stuff currently shipping from the bay. I will stop here for a few weeks Wink

I own a solarforce l2r r5, and I'm waiting for the F23 (two F23 with the lost one !), a sipik sk68, a slave flash for my point and shoot camera, a few 3mm leds to try on my minimag... All of that in less than two month... I should have not read this message board !

I have also ordered an Hugsby P32 from KD but after two weeks of back ordered status, I ask and obtain a refund...

"Gear Acquisition Syndrome period"  also known as ...G.A.S.P.  gasp .Whew ..take a breath ...

 I said it earlier .. probably Dx and Kaidomain and a few others ..i wouldn't worry about too much ...I'd just enjoy the stupidity of it all and think , y'all must be mad ..!!  having 15 or 20$ floating around with these guys doesn't phase me much .. but ebayers ??  that's a different story ...i figure if ebay and paypal are getting paid every time I  turnaround  ..I might as well actually use one of their services .. .. I'm pretty done with ebay .. its 95% junk anyway ....RANT RANT RANT .. sorry

I would have waited on the hugsby from kaidomain..  just  order from these  guys and forget about it ... I ordered  a couplr of things locally and  bang it was here in 2 days ..crazy fast ..

  nice to know if i want a  thrunite catapult v.2 for 160$ it will be waiting at the door 3 seconds after my Credit card is Ok'd .

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