Nice looking DX-branded flashlight / holster / rechargeable kit

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Nice looking DX-branded flashlight / holster / rechargeable kit

This is nice to see, DX is offering a full flashlight kit with all its items branded "DX".  http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.39191

It would appear that the flashlight is an Ultrafire C3, and who knows what the battery and charger are.  But I'm glad to see DX is releasing some products with their own brand name, I hope in the future they make some interesting new flashlights.  KD also had some nice "KD" brand products, some of which were well received.

 

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That's a great deal for a starter package. A flashlight and 1 or 2 (description says 1, pictures say 2) batteries, charger and holder for less than $14. Of course, if they can get a bunch of budget flashoholics hooked, it would be like giving away free crack.

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I wonder how the quality of the light is.......still a good price for what you get.

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It's clearly a rebadged Ultrafire C3. Flaky, very, very bright especially on 14500. I think some of my C3s are still about the brightest 14500 lights I have.

 

With a 2 cell extension on NiMH they are flakier, brighter and longer running. The "lithium" charger is goiing to do bad things to the NiMH cells provided if it really were a lithium battery charger which it probably isn't. The batteries will be junk but it still isn't that bad a deal. Just make sure you have a copy of the repairs and maintenance page open, I'd expect to need it.

 

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Hmmm, yes, that's why I've never bought an aluminum C3, I personally can't stand unreliable lights and I'm unwilling to do anything more than tighten the light and switch modules to get a reliable light.  Even my new BLF DeLights don't flicker, and they cost < $1.48, so I can't tolerate flickering or reliability problems.

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But for the price it would make a good gift for someone......i might have to change out the batts and charger though before i give it too them.  I like the holster since they seem to hold well with some of the other lights i have. 

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Oh, I didn't see that they were NiMH's for some reason. I saw "lithium" for the charger and thought the batteries were li-ion. Thad had me concerned for a newbie starter package.