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You might be a flashaholic....

Yet another flashaholic thread… this time in the style of Jeff Foxworthy.

If you ever hit the circuit breaker just to have an excuse to use you new light….. You might be a flashaholic.

If you pick out clothing based on how many lights you can get in the pockets……. You might be a flashaholic.

If you have disabled the dome light in your car for an excuse to use your edc…… You might be a flashaholic.

If you put an xm-l in your phone’s flash. You might be a flashaholic.

If you rewind a crime shows just to tell what kind of light the cops are using……. You might be a flashaholic.

If you have ever forgotten to eat a meal because you were reading about flashlights on your computer…… You might be a flashaholic.

If you have ever heard some punk kids loitering around your house at night and grabbed your brightest light with intent to strobe them….. You might be a flashaholic.

If you urinate in the dark so you can check for pwm….. You might be a flashaholic.

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LOL,
unfortunately my largest light is a DRY so no strobing anyone Big Smile

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How about:

If while driving down the road you turn your headlights off and hold a flashlight out the window, you might be a flashaholic. 

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garrybunk wrote:

How about:

If while driving down the road you turn your headlights off and hold a flashlight out the window, you might be a flashaholic. 

-Garry


The round beam profile doesn’t work as well Wink

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Tecmo wrote:
If you have ever heard some punk kids loitering around your house at night and grabbed your brightest light with intent to strobe them….. You might be a flashaholic.

Wow, you got me on this one. Smile It worked incredibly well too. They piled into their car and sped off in less than 30 seconds of an XM-L strobe in their face, they didn’t know what to think or where it came from.

I still don’t like strobes on an EDC, but for the high power XM-L barn burners, I am starting to like strobes quite a lot. Manufacturers: Just take away the SOS (or OSO) mode PLEASE!

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Bort wrote:
garrybunk wrote:

How about:

If while driving down the road you turn your headlights off and hold a flashlight out the window, you might be a flashaholic. 

-Garry

The round beam profile doesn’t work as well Wink

But it works nonetheless!

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If you've ever attempted or even planned to upgrade your lawnmower's headlights to XM-L's, you might be a flashaholic. (Note: No I haven't made any more progress on this other than acquiring parts.)

-Garry

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garrybunk wrote:

If you’ve ever attempted or even planned to upgrade your lawnmower’s headlights to XM-L’s, you might be a flashaholic. (Note: No I haven’t made any more progress on this other than acquiring parts.)

-Garry

Smile Sounds perfectly pragmatic to me! Those garden tractor headlights are utterly worthless aren’t they? Especially given that usually one doesn’t mow the lawn in pitch blackness, but rather at dusk when there is still enough ambient light to make it impossible to see the headlights, let alone do work with them.

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If your ever designed and built a "Urinating Light", you might be a flashaholic. Smile

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sb56637 wrote:
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If you have ever heard some punk kids loitering around your house at night and grabbed your brightest light with intent to strobe them….. You might be a flashaholic.

Wow, you got me on this one. Smile It worked incredibly well too. They piled into their car and sped off in less than 30 seconds of an XM-L strobe in their face, they didn’t know what to think or where it came from.

I still don’t like strobes on an EDC, but for the high power XM-L barn burners, I am starting to like strobes quite a lot. Manufacturers: Just take away the SOS (or OSO) mode PLEASE!


I was thinking about OSO the other day Silly

With the new MK-R, upgrading headlights may be feasible 8)

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ChiggerPepi wrote:
Bort wrote:
garrybunk wrote:

How about:

If while driving down the road you turn your headlights off and hold a flashlight out the window, you might be a flashaholic. 

-Garry

The round beam profile doesn’t work as well Wink

But it works nonetheless!

<-Guilty


Ha! I have done this! On a dark country road with my 7G5 on the driver side and my king on the passenger side. Hell the king put out more light than my headlights do anyway. It was awesome!
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If you frequent BLF, You might be a flashaholic.

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If you have more flashlights under your porch than dogs, You might be a flashaholic.

If you have 6 chargers going to one outlet, You might be a flashaholic.

If you wear a cap light on your hat and only take it off for "one thing", You might be a flashaholic.

If you have lined your driveway with dead batteries, instead of gravel, You might be a flashaholic.

If you carry an EDC in your underwear, You might be a flashaholic.

If you have ever tried to use a flashlight for CPR chest compressions, You might be a flashaholic.

 

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Tecmo wrote:

…1If you have ever forgotten to eat a meal because you were reading about flashlights on your computer…… You might be a flashaholic.

2If you have ever heard some punk kids loitering around your house at night and grabbed your brightest light with intent to strobe them….. You might be a flashaholic.

3If you urinate in the dark so you can check for pwm….. You might be a flashaholic.

1Since finding BLF, guilty!

2Yup, a huge Husky hand held spot light beam can make a hundred+ arms instantly appear in a parked car. Our house is in the woods and there was a house less culdesac across a creek next to the house. It was a popular parking spot, but when they played really loud music it was time to go.

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If you came back to check on this thread, you might be a flashaholic.

cool i'll see you when you get there

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You might be a flashaholic if you make flashlights.

You might be a flashaholic if you mod flashlights.

You might be a flashaholic if you post in this thread.

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There might be the slightest possibility , that I might , perhaps be a flashaholic , an outside chance !  

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Old-Lumens wrote:

If you carry an EDC in your underwear, You might be a flashaholic.

If you carry an EDC in your underwear and keep it "holstered", you might be a flashaholic but you'd definitely be a sicko (or just a twisted perv)!

What brand of light? A UranusFire of course! Big Smile

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I feel that a glut of torches lying about the place is a pretty good indicator of a flashaholic….

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Bort wrote:
garrybunk wrote:

How about:

If while driving down the road you turn your headlights off and hold a flashlight out the window, you might be a flashaholic. 

-Garry

The round beam profile doesn’t work as well Wink

LOL ! i’ve done that. Thought i was the only one haha

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Touchofred wrote:
Bort wrote:
garrybunk wrote:

How about:

If while driving down the road you turn your headlights off and hold a flashlight out the window, you might be a flashaholic. 

-Garry

The round beam profile doesn’t work as well Wink

LOL ! i’ve done that. Thought i was the only one haha

My wife gets irritated when I do such things… I don’t understand why?

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Tecmo wrote:
Touchofred wrote:
Bort wrote:
garrybunk wrote:

How about:

If while driving down the road you turn your headlights off and hold a flashlight out the window, you might be a flashaholic. 

-Garry

The round beam profile doesn’t work as well Wink

LOL ! i’ve done that. Thought i was the only one haha

My wife gets irritated when I do such things… I don’t understand why?

Haha, well.. i dont know either Smile

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You might be a flashaholic….
…if you need a spreadsheet to track incoming orders.

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… You drive around looking for a nice blank wall for beamshots.

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If you carry more than one light (>=2) than you are a flashaholic

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If you spend all day making a new copper heatsink, accidently dedome your xml led and wreck it, followed by blowing up your driver… you might be a flashaholic

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Your wife is standing in the middle of the living room. Dressed in a catholic school girl outfit bouncing a TK70 beam of the ceiling.

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garrybunk wrote:

How about:

If while driving down the road you turn your headlights off and hold a flashlight out the window, you might be a flashaholic. 

-Garry

I was driving home on Christmas night with my PA40 sitting on my passenger seat and I remembered this post and had to try it.

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If you thinking about locations for mid to long range beamshots, including the use of google earth to determine the exact distance and at least one visit in daylight at the designated spot to check the conditions and where to put the tripod’n‘stuff………..you might be a flashaholic.

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when you attach a flashlight to your sledge Smile
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When you take your dog for a walk at night as an excuse to test a couple of lights,
You might be a flashoholic…

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