Is there a waterproof flood to throw lights?

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Is there a waterproof flood to throw lights?

Been reading a lot of comments that flood to throw lights are not waterproof, is there a flood to throw lights that is waterproof.

Tonight I will submerge my Romisen RC29 in a fishpond to test, please stop me if you think it will not survive.Surprised

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Ledlenser makes zoom led lights that are well made, quite expensive and still not waterproof. I doubt that zoomable budget lights are any better.

I don't think it will survive.

Now I see

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It will probably survive but it's likely to get wet and need to dry out afterward.

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Just completed a 15 minute dunk test,

The light survived without problem, disassembled and no water penetrated.Smile

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Did you use it underwater...push/pull/twist or however that model works?

I inadvertently gave my Zebralight H51f a test last night by leaving it in the pocket of some pants I put in the washer Smile I caught my mistake about 5 minutes into the wash cycle. It's fine however.

Clicky lights aren't going to work or be waterproof beyond a certain depth anyway so zoom lights probably do as well in the rain for mud puddles as many other lights.

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gcbryan wrote:

Did you use it underwater...push/pull/twist or however that model works?

I inadvertently gave my Zebralight H51f a test last night by leaving it in the pocket of some pants I put in the washer Smile I caught my mistake about 5 minutes into the wash cycle. It's fine however.

Clicky lights aren't going to work or be waterproof beyond a certain depth anyway so zoom lights probably do as well in the rain for mud puddles as many other lights.

I actually only submersed the light underwater but did not use the zooming function of the light, or click on and off. just activate the light and submerged it shaking underwater. Most lights will definitely not survive under water clicking/twisting. What I learned that there are certain zooming lights like the RC29 that is definitely waterproof. The zooming function of RC 29 is by twisting the head and definitely it have orings to waterproof the light. I  think that most zooming lights is not waterproof especially the pull zooming ones.I have several zooming lights and I believe only the romisen is waterproof.

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Ian2381 wrote:

gcbryan wrote:

Did you use it underwater...push/pull/twist or however that model works?

I inadvertently gave my Zebralight H51f a test last night by leaving it in the pocket of some pants I put in the washer Smile I caught my mistake about 5 minutes into the wash cycle. It's fine however.

Clicky lights aren't going to work or be waterproof beyond a certain depth anyway so zoom lights probably do as well in the rain for mud puddles as many other lights.

I actually only submersed the light underwater but did not use the zooming function of the light, or click on and off. just activate the light and submerged it shaking underwater. Most lights will definitely not survive under water clicking/twisting. What I learned that there are certain zooming lights like the RC29 that is definitely waterproof. The zooming function of RC 29 is by twisting the head and definitely it have orings to waterproof the light. I  think that most zooming lights is not waterproof especially the pull zooming ones.I have several zooming lights and I believe only the romisen is waterproof.

One more question about the Rominsen if you don't mind. I understand that it twists rather than the push/pull method but as you twist it does the overall body length change or is all the movement internal?

If the overall body length changes all that air has to go someplace when/if the body shortens.

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The length changes when zooming so definitely the zooming function if used underwater will suck water inside.