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Are you a flashlight collector

Are you a flashlight collector? how many flashlight do you collect? What are they?

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You first! How many flashlight do you collect?

What are they?

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Ok, I love cool collections just as everyone else.. but why do you guys always post pictures with such a bad resolution? 10mp or so would be way better to actually see something.

Other than that, nice collection. I like the 10 green pixels in the middle. Silly

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I’m not really a collector.
I try to rationalise all my purchases and if I can’t I just don’t buy it. If you don’t give in to temptation then your paypal balance won’t suffer. Unless of course you’re easily influenced Shocked
I try to only buy flashlights for practical reasons, but I admit I bought my HID just to ogle at the beam and insane brightness. But it makes me hate my LED torches now.

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You might call it “collecting”.

 

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gcbryan wrote:
You first! How many flashlight do you collect? What are they?

He bought those off of ebay they are all vintage lights. 

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scaru wrote:

gcbryan wrote:
You first! How many flashlight do you collect? What are they?

He bought those off of ebay they are all vintage lights. 

I don’t think he bought anything. I think this is a spam thread. He did get the picture from ebay. I remember when the seller posted here.

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gcbryan wrote:
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gcbryan wrote:
You first! How many flashlight do you collect? What are they?

He bought those off of ebay they are all vintage lights. 

I don't think he bought anything. I think this is a spam thread. He did get the picture from ebay. I remember when the seller posted here.

I seem to remember him posting on CPF previously. He bought the lot of them for something like a dollar a piece and is reselling them on ebay. 

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I'm a dust collector and need flashlights to catch it.  Wink

 

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fishinfool wrote:

I’m a dust collector and need flashlights to catch it.  Wink

 

LOL! I like the way you think. Wink
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Im not collector type of person Smile
I savour them for a while and after that its not important whats happen to them (I can sell them, give them etc).
Its the same with all things Shocked

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A lot of those are old and maybe 20 lumens at tops.

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I collect flashlights to use. I have a couple of ‘vintage’ ones, and they actually work, but I get no thrill out of using them or watching them collect dust on the shelf.

I buy stuff that makes me go “wow” when I turn it on in the dark.

Rats, finally sold my 2010 509hp Mustang...now I can buy more lights!

Sold the red one too! Now guess what I drive, doing my penance for 500 hp commuters...

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Yeah, a few of us around here do an awful lot of "rationalizing."

 

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I am not a collector. I do have more lights than I need and it may look like a collection to some people but they are just lights I bought in the search for the perfect one.

I never understood the desire to have dozens of the same type of light. Every light I buy is different from the last. My “collection” and interest evolves. Right now I am into 18650, penlights and 1-AAA lights. When I first started, I had Surefires with CR-123s that cost $100-300. Now I have a $5.00 ThruNite Ti that is brighter on 10440 than my old high dollar SF. In 10 years we will have keychain lights that outshine our most powerful 1AA lights.

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Speedsix wrote:
I am not a collector. I do have more lights than I need and it may look like a collection to some people but they are just lights I bought in the search for the perfect one.

I never understood the desire to have dozens of the same type of light. Every light I buy is different from the last. My “collection” and interest evolves.

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trooplewis wrote:
I collect flashlights to use. I have a couple of ‘vintage’ ones, and they actually work, but I get no thrill out of using them or watching them collect dust on the shelf.

I buy stuff that makes me go “wow” when I turn it on in the dark.

What he said.