Help Me Choose a Weapon Light Gift

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Help Me Choose a Weapon Light Gift

Ok, my friend has asked me to get a Weapon Light (for a rifle) for his son, to use at Air Soft tournaments. His requirements are Single Mode only, Super Bright, 1 × 18650 Battery & Decent Pressure Pad. This is what I’ve considered so far:

1) Convoy C8, Nichia 219C, 7135 × 8, Biscotti Firmware, & Pressure Switch. Convoy Flashlight Store.
2) L2, 900 Lumen Single Mode P60 Drop-In, & Pressure Switch. Solarforce.
3) Thorfire VG10S

4) Other pre built suggestion’s welcome.
5) Custom Mod suggestion’s welcome (including parts list)

Note: Will need something fairly robust, he’s hard on his equipment.

Thanks …………. knobby

edit/add: I would like to keep this under $50

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Edited by: Knobby on 03/28/2019 - 15:59
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Surefire WML. He didn’t specify a cost limit, and those are the only ones I have and use. Seriously I wish I knew cheaper option for Air Soft. I saw the Olight Warrior with a pressure switch, I do not know who would use it as a real weapon light that has real world experience shooting people, so maybe it would be good for Air Soft.

 

 

 

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That Olight set up actually works well on a rifle. I set the contact switch for my thumb.

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Deputy Dog wrote:
That Olight set up actually works well on a rifle. I set the contact switch for my thumb.

I am with Mrgunsngear (Mike) on this one. He has a YouTube review on it. YMMV.

 

 

 

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Nitecore P10GT 900 Lumens Rifle Mountable Premium LED Tactical Flashlight Kit with LumenTac Picatinny Rail Mount and Strobe Ready Pressure Switch https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00OUBCB9S/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_ErTFCbSBVP9SM
I have this on my AR-15 it really lights up the night.

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My son used to do airsoft and the big problem with weapon lights was they kept getting their lenses shot out. Whatever you pick should probably be something you can tear down and swap lenses without tools.

Hope he enjoys it!

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CREEXHP70LED wrote:
Deputy Dog wrote:
That Olight set up actually works well on a rifle. I set the contact switch for my thumb.

I am with Mrgunsngear (Mike) on this one. He has a YouTube review on it. YMMV.

And I’m not using an AR platform or the Warrior X. He has a different set up. But it should work well depending, for air-soft.

I have an older model set up (not magnetic).

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Thats a solid point jf_smm makes about the lenses getting shot out, I hadn’t thought of that. Maybe I should circle back to the Solarforce L2 with a dropin. They might not be cutting edge technology anymore, but there easy to breakdown and repair.

Question: Does anyone know if the Solarforce 830 Lumen XP-L V6 Module has (LVP) Low Voltage Protection. ?

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    The JobSmart weapon light Tac 360 at Tractor Supply Co. might be an option.

    360 lumen 2600 mah lith batt  and a charger.  Both tail caps, pressure sw and

    click switch.  Not bad for $25.00    Don't know if available in BC thou.

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As for the lens getting shot, wouldn’t a TIR optic be more resistant? If you’re already looking at a Convoy, how about a tight-beam S2+? (Not sure if it accepts a pressure switch like the C8 though…)

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I just saw this Sofirn on Aliexpress. Sofirn C05 Tactical LED Flashlight Weapon Light. Looks interesting, but I can’t seem to find any reviews on it. Does anyone have any experience with this flashlight? …. Thanks

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Sofirn-C05-Tactical-LED-Flashlight-Weapon-Light-Pistol-Gun-Flashlight-Lanterna-Cree-XPL-1000lm-with-remote/32995435789.html?spm=2114.search0104.3.2.57372f81PbVNar&ws_ab_test=searchweb0_0,searchweb201602_7_10065_10068_10130_10547_319_10059_10884_317_10548_10545_10887_10696_321_322_10084_453_10083_454_10103_10618_10307_537_536_10902,searchweb201603_70,ppcSwitch_0&algo_expid=ece108c4-4ea9-4857-bba7-e5a0ae1f92e7-0&algo_pvid=ece108c4-4ea9-4857-bba7-e5a0ae1f92e7&transAbTest=ae803_3