Your most Fun light and why?

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Your most Fun light and why?

What is your most "fun" flashlight and why?  This could be a nice thread to get some of us to find new lights we may have never thought about before.

 

X80 is my fun light.  So many lumens in such a small light with solid rgb colors + uv  as well.  Puts a smile on my face every time I play with it.  Is my go to light when showing to others.  Always fun to hear the ooohs and aaahs every time it lights up a forest. 

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I tend to play with the Q8 or the Jetbeam TH20 the most. Neither one has seen much of any lower modes. It’s full blast or nothing with those two. It’s just so much fun. I also can’t stop playing with that damn Sunwayman V11R. That little magnetic ring thingy is addictive. I also have a $5 green laser that I mess with the horses down the road with once in a while. I have one of those 3D printed lighted moons you see all over BG, GB, and just about everywhere else. Well my neighbor has a real fear of aliens coming to get him. So I put that moon in a fade mode where it transitions slowly through all the different colors. I then strung it up in the woods behind his house and then had the wife call him acting worried that there were strange lights in his woods. He had the whole family up taking pictures out the windows, calling me asking me to come over and back him up if things went down. Oh man, I never laughed that hard in my life. I had to tell him I did it because he was getting his hunting rifle out to shoot it down and the wife would kill me if I ruined her moon.

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Emisar D4S… all fun and games until it becomes too hot to handle. Smile

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I sold most of my lights, but my two favourite ones that I’ve kept have already been mentioned – AceBeam X80 and Emisar D4S! Smile

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My most fun light is my thorfire s70s

I use it to spot deer behind my house.

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My EDC is my most fun light.

It's a Convoy S2+ triple.

It's my brightest light, but still compact.  ;)

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When I first have my astrolux MF01 I swaped nasil driver.

I then went for a walk in a dark park for testing and lit up entire park and saw a couple rushing to put their cloth back on.

Well I guess it’s no fun for them while I’m pumping 16000 lumens hahaa

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My giant throwers that make everyone passing by look up and wonder what is going on.

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My giant throwers that make everyone passing by look up and wonder what is going on. !{width:100%}https://i.imgur.com/UhkSs0r.jpg!

One of these nights yer gonna get beamed up by the mother ship never to be seen again and neighbors will tell the detectives you were just messing around with your toys again.

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Well, I just swapped the HXP35 Hi cold white emmiter for a 4000k in my Wowtac A4 and I can’t put it down. I just randomly shine it outside just to see how much better it looks. Love what it does for the $40 price tag. Nothing exciting but I feel it’s fun.
Also been swapping Osram “Flat Whites” in a lot of my XPL-Hi lights and that is quite entertaining. The throw is amazing from these little emmiters.

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@klrman, I wouldn’t say it’s my most fun light, but it’s my High CRI BLF Q8.

Almost same brightness as the stock Q8 with 4000k LH351Ds 90CRI due to using dual BeCu springs, but with a lot more heat.

However, I use it so much now due to the better beam profile, much better tint, and much better color rendition.

I use it outside everyday now that days are very short, so it’s very nice to take pictures with, observe wildlife, and take breathtaking pictures of scenery with it.

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My most fun lights are Acebeam X70 and TN42vnCFT90.
at least its the two i play with the most.

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@klrman, I wouldn't say it's my most fun light, but it's my High CRI BLF Q8. Almost same brightness as the stock Q8 with 4000k LH351Ds 90CRI due to using dual BeCu springs, but with a lot more heat. However, I use it so much now due to the better beam profile, much better tint, and much better color rendition. I use it outside everyday now that days are very short, so it's very nice to take pictures with, observe wildlife, and take breathtaking pictures of scenery with it.

 

Is it more floody than the stock Q8?

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@klrman, yes it is. Not by too much though since it initially uses still floody XP-L HDs, but it is non-negligible.

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Sounds like an interesting mod you did BlueswordM.  Q8 is my best utility light as it's built like a brick and lasts a long time on the lower amps.  Use it everywhere for little construction projects the last few months.   Haven't been brave enough yet to try to reflow an led but soon I will as I have a few lights I really want to change up.

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My most fun lights are my UV lights, purple ’501B with UV emitter, and UV version of the S2+ with ZWB2, originally generic black out of the tin but now purple as well.

Sometimes I don’t even wanna know why certain things are fluorescing…

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Multitudes of lights from my L2/L6. down to a coupla $2.50 Pen Torches.
Most handled?. My Astrolux AO1 on keyring in shorts pocket and my BLF 348.

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Lightbringer wrote:
My most fun lights are my UV lights, purple ’501B with UV emitter, and UV version of the S2+ with ZWB2, originally generic black out of the tin but now purple as well.

Sometimes I don’t even wanna know why certain things are fluorescing…

Emitters emmissions etc.!!!

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My BLF GT70

And Haikelite MT03 TA

Do I really need to answer the question why?

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FW3a. Already two years of fun without paying a buck.

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i found a little bit of fun by navigating in the dark with the shittiest flashlight with the lowest brightness, so i purposely purchased a few dollar store old tech plastic flashlights for such purpose and right now been using a lot on this 1 lumen penlight by Camelion

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Geuzzz wrote:
FW3a. Already two years of fun without paying a buck.
Big Smile Hahaaa! Thumbs Up

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D4 and SC26, then Q8. SP33 soon. Amutorch X9 soon also.I like bright lights in the 2-3000 lumen range.

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My scratch made Ti/Cu 18500 Quad with Samsung LH351D 80 CRI 5000K emitters, probably the most fun because it’s the one I always have on me… it impresses a lot of folks and is ultra useful…

I do have to say though, I’m really enjoying playing with the newest monster creation, the Q8 458 Ham’r. Wink

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DB Custom wrote:
My scratch made Ti/Cu 18500 Quad with Samsung LH351D 80 CRI 5000K emitters, probably the most fun because it's the one I always have on me... it impresses a lot of folks and is ultra useful... !

 

 

Just a suggestion ..... that's a light you could sell right here on BLF, it's beautiful and could be a real special production light.

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Sunwayman F30r…
It’s Role Player/problem solver.
(Selfbuilt explained it well in his review)
Shorter than a D4 (unless you use the excellent diffuser for lantern use.)
Throws extremely well with a smooth & deep reflector, which does a great job of controlling XML-2 tint shift, making it look much like HiCri.
I like pretty colors, especially actinic, the blue is a great bedroom light.
My F40a has a better sub-lumen, but is heavier, and unavailable.

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My Photon Freedom Micro(s), of course

  • Click to on, click to off
  • But wait, if you keep clicking, you get Morse code/signalling mode!
  • Want dimmer light? It’s continuously dimmable.
  • Use it as a beacon for your keychain? 3 flashing modes and 1 SOS
  • Want a longer lasting beacon? It has a secret 50% mode!
  • It has a store demo mode (shut off after 30 seconds) that can be reactivated, to prevent battery drain
  • The switch is an actual separate input. It doesn’t just connect and disconnect the battery, like all twisty lights.
  • Comes in all the colors of the rainbow – including UV and IR
  • Water resistant, made in USA, lifetime warranty, comes with necklace and positionable clip etc.
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My most fun torch is definitely the Convoy M1. It’s 7A warm white, so it pleases the little retro buff in my brain; the “P60 host” format tickles the retro’s mall ninja neighbor just the right way; and finally, it has Biscotti, so I can fiddle with all the mode groups and find different applications based on how each one works – perfect when boredom strikes in and you’re sick and tired of looking at a screen for entertainment.

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Wuben T70 – 4000 med-floody lumens

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EDCba wrote:
My Photon Freedom Micro(s), of course
  • Click to on, click to off
  • But wait, if you keep clicking, you get Morse code/signalling mode!
  • Want dimmer light? It’s continuously dimmable.
  • Use it as a beacon for your keychain? 3 flashing modes and 1 SOS
  • Want a longer lasting beacon? It has a secret 50% mode!
  • It has a store demo mode (shut off after 30 seconds) that can be reactivated, to prevent battery drain
  • The switch is an actual separate input. It doesn’t just connect and disconnect the battery, like all twisty lights.
  • Comes in all the colors of the rainbow – including UV and IR
  • Water resistant, made in USA, lifetime warranty, comes with necklace and positionable clip etc.

==that is an awesome UI, I have a photon – why can;t any big lights just use that UI and BDWI (be done with it)?

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