Can i mod my incandescent surefire G2 with this bulb?

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Can i mod my incandescent surefire G2 with this bulb?
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Yes I think you can as it takes a P60 drop-in.

But get a second opinion.Is the surefire G2 plastic?

If so this Drop-in would produce too much heat and be no good for the Surefire G2.

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Disassemble your flashlight and take a look at the bulb assembly.  If it looks like the one on ebay it should work fine, as long as your flashlight body isn't plastic like How2 stated.

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Thanks guys! It is plastic so unfortunately won't work.

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FYI, you can get a complete Solarforce body sans drop-in for as little as $7.99.  Throw that drop-in in there along with a good 18650 and you're set for <$30.

Btw, Manafont has the new xml drop-ins cheaper...

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Thanks very much match... what i was trying to do was repurpose 2 incandescent surefires with LED drop-ins for the least cost... any idea what I would have to drop down to so as to not generate too much heat for the plastic bodies?

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If you run it on medium or low then not that much heat is produced, then your better geting XRE Q5 5 mode Drop-in or XPG R5 5 mode drop-in.

I have both and they work well with 1x 18650 battery or 2x RCR123

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I have a Surefire G2 (plastic) which runs fine on a R5.

Cheap quality is good - Expensive crap isn´t