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magnolia wrote:
No doubt youu are an expert in the field . And Im jus t a back buencher about flashlights who knows nothing . Please say me clearly which flashlight would make me visible ani mals at 300 mts to protect my crops and frucits . I just want to view them clearly – very clearly really and also f r com where to order it and the cells and charger also.

Thanks, but I’m really not an expert. Only a few months ago I had a very limited knowledge.
At 300 meters if you want a powerful LED light you’re going to have to spend a lot of money, upwards of $400 for a brand new light, such as the Olight SR95UT which puts out just over 200k lux.
You can however, get a 55W HID spotlight for around $100 which has I think around 400 to 500k lux, which will definitely let you look 300m out to your crops. And I don’t think flashing a light at some animals will do anything. There’s a possum which always eats lemons from our lemon tree and I blasted it with my 85W HID (225k lux) from about 5 meters away and it didn’t even budge. I stopped after about 3 seconds though because I didn’t want to blind it.

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ryansoh3 wrote:
Again, 300 meters is a bit of a stretch for a single LED flashlight, even for a SST-90 Trustfire X6.

You might want to stretch your options to a HID light.

They’re about 125 bucks on ebay with free shipping.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Silver-Smart-Super-Bright-75W-55W-35W-HID-Xenon-7500Lumen-Torch-Flashlight-/320805041290?pt=US_Flashlights&hash=item4ab178748a

For anyone wondering, the X6 is not a light to be used for long distances. Stock version domed, it has a lower lux than the STL-V2 (45k vs 48k)but a higher overall output (1300lumens vs 700)which means that for slightly longer distances you won’t be able to make out things, but it’s much better for identifying objects because you can see a lot more due to it’s (slightly)wider and brighter spill.
Up to 300 meters though, I say it would be fine. ILF’s 350yard (320m) beamshots show the STL-V2 doing quite well, so you can expect the X6 to throw to about the same distance. But I don’t think less than 50k lux could identify a rabbit at 300m. I’m not completely sure but it depends a lot on your eyesight. I don’t think it would even be possible to see a rabbit at 300m in broad daylight though to be honest.

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Thank you all for your siggestion . Ill think of a hid later.
Presently help me to decide or just say which between stlv2 and crelant 7g5 v2 / 7g9 is a better option .
Also from where to buy it and its cells,charger etc .

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The 7G9, it throws the furthest and has the highest total output of those three.

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Just buy either a FandyFire STL-V6 for around $45 shipped from Deal Xtreme, or buy the Small Sun ZY-T08 from Manafont for about $26 shipped. Both of these will light up objects at 350yds. I know that for a fact.

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Ive also heard of them . In a review I saw that crelant 7g9 is better than them . Also 7g5 v2 with collimator head throws better .

Can these really light 300 mts ?

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magnolia,

Let me try and show you some of the results that I have obtained at 350yds which will fulfill your 300 meter request.

All of these are at 350yds to the white horse barn taken on man exposure of 1..4 sec shutter, f/4 and ISO 400.

Small Sun ZY-T08

Fenix TK70

Crelant 7G5

EagleTac M3C4 new U2 version

Sunwayman T40CS

FandyFire STL-V6

Now you should have your answer where it is pitch black what you can expect.

All of these are just about what you will see live and in person if you have 20/20 vision.

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Hi ILIKEFLASHLIGHT,
Waw thats great .
And fenix tk70 at that point ? Is this a flash light or fire !!!
It seems fandyfire stl v6 better than zyt08 .
Isnt it ? How is it ? How fast does it become hot in full power ?

Thank you once again .

By the way , how is fenix tk60 at that point in comoariaion with fandy fire ?

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Well the $26 Small Sun compared to the $45 FandyFire STL-V6 for the money is probably w/o question the better value. The STL-V6 is the better thrower no doubt. I’d just buy both.

The Fenix TK60 is going to throw about like the FandyFire STL-V6 or Fenix TK41. There won’t be much of a difference between them. I have the TK41 and it’s probably very close to the same in lux and throw to the STL-V6. The TK41 has the exact same head and reflector as the TK60 I’m almost certain of that.

The Olight M3X is another great choice that will hold its own with the Crelant 7G5.

But if your wanting the best thrower for under $50 the STL-V6 is the way to go.

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Thank you for your reply .
Please also clear me about the best cells and charger for stl .
I read in a forum that stl v6 becomes hot very fast while it is in full powe . As you own the flash light you would better know it .
Im also read that fenix tk41 & 60 are almost the same . Few say th
t 60 is the d cell version of 41 .
Oneday I wish to buy one either 41 or 60 or tk 70 ( but its too large ).

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It will heat up but you can run it full blast without worrying. 

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scaru wrote:

It will heat up but you can run it full blast without worrying. 

I agree.

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I could tell you to just buy an Olight M3x if you want a perfect beam thrower with a little more lux. But you can buy 2 STL-V6’s for that and that would be the better deal in my opinion. The STL-V6 is just hard to beat for throw and value.

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Well then tell me about the best cells and chager for it .

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there appears to be a TK70 which MAY run on 18650s, which has yet to come out officially for sale.
Based on the head dimensions and it’s DRY driver, 2100 has estimated it’s output to be at 2600 lumens @ 120k lux.
this is probably what you want to get now. It will blow EVERYTHING out the water (except of course the tk70).

For good 18650s I recommend panasonics NCR18650As (3100mAh), and trustfire flames (2400mAh), get the protected cell version.

And get the nitecore intellicharger i4, it’s a 4 bay charger which can charger LiIon and NiMH batteries.

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