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Ugh! Lost my EDC!

So I notice last night while unpacking my pants pockets that my EDC is missing!  I feel naked without it now!  It was a Convoy S2 with an XM-L T6 4C @ 2.1A with an added clip for deep pocket carry (and the clip was holding fairly tight too last I noticed).  Ugh!  I've checked the usual expected places but haven't spotted it.  I'm trying to remember if I used it and set it down somewhere.  Might have lost it outside in the office parking lot (they plowed snow this morning so I may not find it until the mountain of snow melts off next spring!).  Could have lost in Walmart after work (in which case I'll never find it). 

If anyone finds it, will you please let me know?  Or if you know where I left it please tell me. Cry

This is why I carry an inexpensive Chinese budget light as an EDC!  Not much worry if it's lost.

-Garry

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I feel sorry for the loss! Those Convoys are nice enough to miss them even though they are so inexpensive Cry

I carry a copperAA Maratac as an EDC at the moment, took the trouble to mod it with a nice new emitter. So I hope that I will never loose it!

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Quick, re-trace your steps! I did the same thing and I found my light in some flat to the ground plants 3 days later. Looked like it fell out of my pocket when I got out of my car. Of course my lot did not get plowed. I wish you good luck.

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Excellent opportunity to upgrade to an XM-L2! Big Smile

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Excellent opportunity to upgrade to an XM-L2! :D

Ha!  Way to be positive about it!  At least now I can buy in the US from RMM (when it's back in stock and my funds are replenished after the holiday shopping).

-Garry

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I’m always worried I’ll lose my EDC light since the ones’ I carry are usually in the $50+ range (SC52, V11R, SRT3, or RRT-01). I usually keep my light clipped inside my pants pocket. Each light also has a lanyard attached connected to a carabiner on my belt for extra piece of mind.

I use something similar to the one pictured, but it’s wrist lanyard length. They seem to have them in either wrist or around the neck lengths. It has a quick detach connect so I don’t need to unhook the lanyard completely if I don’t need it.

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I feel your pain,
I just recently found my T50 that had been missing for 10 months. Keep your eyes open and it will turn up.

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garrybunk wrote:

Might have lost it outside in the office parking lot (they plowed snow this morning so I may not find it until the mountain of snow melts off next spring!

-Garry


I hear some cpf members lose their lights after getting plowed too S) Beer hehehehe >) whenever I have a light missing I check my son’s room 99.9% off the time I find it there.
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Sorry man, hope it turns up!

I’m carrying an S2 Convoy as well…with a 3C XPG2 Noctigon and 3A, 4-mode Qlite, smooth reflector…and a clip. My current fave, the XPG2 really seems perfect for these and it throws quite well. Got it from RMM…great host, great seller!

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As penance, you shall be limited to carrying one of these until you demonstrate you can be responsible again.

 

 

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Sorry to hear that. I hate it when I loose good tools!

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Gj wrote:

As penance, you shall be limited to carrying one of these until you demonstrate you can be responsible again.

 

 

Laughing

NOOOOOO!!!!

-Garry

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My next EDC will be an S3 host ( I love flood for an EDC ) with a deep carry clip , an XML2 4C and a Qlite driver set to two modes .

 

But I'll always have a soft spot for my XIAOZHI .

 

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I lost my EDC light the other night when my sister looked at my new D25A and said “Oooh can I have this? You can’t tell me with a straight face that you will be without a flashlight if you give that one to me.” Yeah, I can buy another one, but, but I liked that one.

It’s better to have loved and lost your EDC than never to have loved an EDC at all…

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Racer wrote:
It's better to have loved and lost your EDC than never to have loved an EDC at all...

Love that quote!  That should be someone's signature!

-Garry

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Racer wrote:
It's better to have loved and lost your EDC than never to have loved an EDC at all...

 

Poetry .

 

 

 

 

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Sometimes it helps with the pain to tell myself that my EDC went to a better place.

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Bummer. Sorry you lost your light. I carry a Moddoolar Pocket (I have for several years) and would be pissed if I lost it. On the other hand, I have lots of lights and it would take me all of 10 seconds to grab a different light to carry.

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Racer wrote:
that my EDC went to a better place.

A better place than the pockets of a flashaholic?
What place would that be?

flashlight heaven? 0:) 0:) 0:)

I guess loosing an EDC is just as annoying as see it brake or defective.
That brings to mind, that I still have to resurrect my beloved Xiaozhi, probably in 2014.

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Garry, PM me your address.

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bummer. I keep my edc’s either holstered or lanyarded with a bayou clip, have you checked between the seats or under the seats in the car? I found my beloved oem big head d4 behind the van seat a couple of weeks back, I was convinced the kids had binned it, it had been missing for months, cant tell you the relief you’ll feel when you find it. fingers crossed for you bro.

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losing a light you use the most is really sucks,i only EDCing a cheap AA light that cost me only $4 Smile

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I have given the car a pretty good look over, but I'll check between the "cushions" and such.  I think my most likely place of losing it was getting out of the car in the parking lot (coat grabbing the light's clip).  I did look around the area this morning, but like I said the plow has been through the area. 

-Garry

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Thats a shame, hope it shows up before you order a replacement. I’ve lost two of my edc lights. The first was a jetbeam ba10 that I lost in the snow in front of my parents house. When I came back a few weeks later after it had all melted it was still there and still worked just fine, but I had already ordered a replacement.
My other lost edc was a convoy s4 (t6-4c) that I lost on a search in the jemez mountains the same month I got it. I ordered a replacemt and still edc the same light, but now its on a cobra stitched paracord lanyard with a metal ring on one side that clips into a carabiner that holds my keys to my pants and a s-biner on the other end that connects to a small split ring on the light so I can easily disconnect it for use.
I’d love to find that s4 and see if it still works

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I really liked the D25A mini as my EDC. It had PWM which I don’t like but that gave it great tint which I do like, and it had the newer XP-G2 in it. It was a no brainer giving it to my sister because my truck broke down and she paid her mechanic to drive over and spend 8 hours working on it so I could get home in time for work on Monday. I asked if there were anything I could do for her, and she pointed to my flashlight.

So I definitely miss it, but I’m torn between another D25A or an SC52W. Oh well, in the meantime I’ll rough it with the SRT3, which is awesome but kind of bulky.

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Sorry to hear Garry. I went looking in the car park here and could not find it. I’ll send it back if I see it. Sad

 

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garrybunk wrote:

Gj wrote:

As penance, you shall be limited to carrying one of these until you demonstrate you can be responsible again.

 

 

Laughing

NOOOOOO!!!!

-Garry


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Did it have magnets on it???

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FmC wrote:
Did it have magnets on it???

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