Need help finding the right flashlight

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Need help finding the right flashlight

Hello anyone reading this. I need some help finding a flashlight.

I am looking for a nice and solid weighty feel and about 15-25cm length and at least an inch thick. I don't like flashlights with a thin body and a very wide head that makes it look out of proportion. I don't mind what battery size it uses or how many batteries.

An example would be something like this. http://www.manafont.com/product_info.php/ultrafire-rl2088-sst50-3mode-12...

My price range is under $50. Please help a fellow flashaholic!

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How about a P60 light like a WF-501B? That's 1" at the body, and a bit bigger at the head.

Maybe an L2I?

Or if you want something thicker, the CQG 3*18650. It's 60$ incl shipping though.

Maybe the TK35 clone

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This is one flashlight that I think it has the feeling you need, but over your budget

http://www.intl-outdoor.com/dry-xml-t6-2500-lumens-18650-flashlight-p-21...

 

This one has 230grams so it's solid and built like a tank:

http://www.intl-outdoor.com/shadow-cree-xml-jm07-1x26650-flashlight-p-23...

 

Another version, lighter and with a different design:

http://www.intl-outdoor.com/shadow-xml-jm07-pro-1x26650-flashlight-p-137...

 

And this one is pretty solid, in case you consider a normal size flashlight but strongly built and a bit of weight:

http://www.intl-outdoor.com/spolite-scorpio-al06-r5-320-lumens-flashligh...

 

 

 

 

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Thanks for your help guys.

I've decided to get a Solarforce L2T.

I'm currently looking for accessories like the bezel and tail to make it more fierce and of course, bulky. Silly

http://www.solarforce-sales.com/product_detail.php?t=FA&s=15&id=277

That looks like it could do some damage.

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It will make your beam look somewhat funny though...

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pacbough wrote:

Thanks for your help guys.

I've decided to get a Solarforce L2T.

I'm currently looking for accessories like the bezel and tail to make it more fierce and of course, bulky. Silly

http://www.solarforce-sales.com/product_detail.php?t=FA&s=15&id=277

That looks like it could do some damage.

Solarforce L2T is a very nice host. That bezel will make the beam funny as DrJones says.

So you went from solid weighty feel to light and normal sized?  Smile 

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Hikelite wrote:

Solarforce L2T is a very nice host. That bezel will make the beam funny as DrJones says.

So you went from solid weighty feel to light and normal sized?  Smile 

Hopefully this will feel right in my hand though. I have a few 501b's, according to the weights the L2T is 60g heavier and the replacement bezel and tailstand should add several more grams on.

 I prefer to have some weight on flashlights because if it feels light then to me it feels kind of cheap. (like the feeling of a plastic flashlight)

EDIT: I'm not all too sure what the perfect flashlight for me would be, so i'm experimenting. Though I would've gone for something larger and heavier, my budget kept me searching for something else. I've been looking for a suitable flashlight for about 8 hours now. LOL