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Surefire

Surefire advantages:


  * Probably can withstand a flashthrower

  * Probably can withstand any other slight hits via WW2 era weapons

  * Can withstand 99.99% of dickish-behavior among owners.

Sans that - what's the benefit?  Outdated emitters (pisses me off - I recall when they were at the forefront).   Anything else they can offer?

 

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Good looks..Nothing else.

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A warranty I suppose. Some people just like to "Buy American" and others aren't particularly price sensitive and are brand sensitive/loyal apparently.
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My co-worker a soldout surefire lover will agure all shift about his mighty surefires but at the end of the night guess who wins in the dark....

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gen1.3_ wrote:
My co-worker a soldout surefire lover will agure all shift about his mighty surefires but at the end of the night guess who wins in the dark....

The guy with the TK41 or TF-X9...haha.

BOOYAH!

I've got many SF's from back in the day. I still use a couple of them often, namely the 10X911 (Dominator) cuz it's a rechargeable and an L4 w/ 17670 cuz it's one of my bedstand lights.

 

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In my opinion, the warranty is all they got.

A couple of years ago, I bought a 6P LED (before I came here and got all infected with cheaper/brighter) at Fry's for $89.  That's 140 lumens (I think) and it won't accept anything bigger than primaries.  It is very much a quality piece but when I got my first L2P and dropped an XM-L in that bad boy . . . . $35 total to assemble a flashlight of equal or even better quality that is so much brighter, a comparison would serve only to amuse.

And, I had to buy a new head for it before I could even put a new drop-in . . . in.  Maybe if I was rich but, probably not even then.

 

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* Probably can withstand any other slight hits via WW2 era weapons

What WW2 Weapon ?  

9mm 

45ACP 

M1 30 

3006 Garand 

BAR  -  3006 

30 Browning 

50 Browning 

Howitzer ?  

German 88   ?

1 ton Bunker buster   

or one of those german rail guns http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PrsWaHex_BU&feature=related   Hmm , a near miss ?   

 

Just having a little fun 

 Always remember , the easiest thing in the world to do , is to expel hot air from your lungs and through some vocal chords ..
The resulting sound may , or may not be worth listening too ….

 

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They seem like a good way to get rid of about 600 bucks quickly. Sure, you get TIR optics for absolutely no usable spill and nothing but an overpowering hotpot but you get to use 40 CR123s to power the thing too.

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KLowD9x wrote:

They seem like a good way to get rid of about 600 bucks quickly. Sure, you get TIR optics for absolutely no usable spill and nothing but an overpowering hotpot but you get to use 40 CR123s to power the thing too.

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