Yay some new torches so how about some beamshots...

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Yay some new torches so how about some beamshots...

I received a couple of new lights recently so thought it’d be good to go out and get a couple of beam shots.

I think I’ve bought a few too many lights recently. Out of these 8, 5 of these are less than 3 months old!

BLF X5
Imalent DN70
Klarus XT12GT
Thrunite TN31 (an oldie)
Fenix TK75 (another oldie)
HaikeLite MT07
Nitecore TM16GT (not quite as old as the other two oldies)
Niwalker BK-FA09S

So the Niwalker is the throw champ for sure and the HaikeLite MT07 seems bloomin impressive considering how much light it throws out!

Enough talking… on with the lights:

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BLF x5

Imalent DN70

Klarus XT12GT

Thrunite TN31

Fenix TK75 (3 emitter version)

HaikeLite MT07

Nitecore TM16GT

Niwalker Vostro BK-FA09S

BLF X5

Imalent DN70

Klarus XT12GT

Thrunite TN31

Fenix TK75 (3 emitter)

HaikeLite MT07

Nitecore TM16GT

Niwalker Vostro BK-FA09S

The house is 280m from where I was standing.

Annoyingly I only had two lenses with me – 17-85mm and 70-200mm. I really wish I had a wide angle with me as the cloud was so low tonight I could put some very visible dots on the clouds. Never done that before!

Edited by: chrisc on 03/10/2017 - 16:52
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Nice night shots chris. They really show the difference between lights. Thumbs Up

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Annoyingly cloud cover was really low and moisture level was high so I had to back off with the sensitivity on the camera because otherwise all you’d see is a big beam in the air.

I could hear people talking about the clouds from a party at a nearby house.

I went for a bit of a walk after and found some other dark scenes but I couldn’t be bothered with the camera as I was only just hitting some trees with the tm16gt so the others wouldn’t have hit it. The Niwalker here made the tm16gt look like a toy. I really wasn’t expecting it.

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That Niwalker BK-FA09S is a good tosser

 

 

 

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Very nice, thanks!

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These photos really make you wonder how truthful the throw claims for the xt12gt are

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After a few more tests I’ve found a building that is 800m from my house and I’m sure that I can hit it. My only issue is humidity in the air. At 800m I’m lighting up so much of the air I dont actually know if I’m hitting the target or not!

I’m hoping for few warm and dry days so that the air humidity goes down a bit. I’m still not sure how I’m going to take a photo along the same path to show it hitting it.

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Nice pics, thanks for taking the time to set up and download to share.

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chrisc wrote:
These photos really make you wonder how truthful the throw claims for the xt12gt are

Based on your images, I want to agree. Throw is one thing. Visually able to identify what is illuminated, that's the selling point for me.

I'm going out this weekend with several of the ones below.