Wuben L50 / Thorfire TK15S: Great Value

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Wuben L50 / Thorfire TK15S: Great Value

Coming from using my Armyteks over the last few months mostly for night shifts I was shocked how good the Wuben L50 and the Thorfire T15S are for a fraction of the price (Wuben 18 USD flash deal as complete package and Thorfire under 10 USD without battery/charger).

The Wuben L50 has a weird but excellent reverse clicky which is very responsive thanks to a short travel time. And the USB port is water resistant even with the cover open (no water ingress with open port after 1h) – something way more expensive lights don’t get.

The Thorfire TK15S has strobe on mode memory which makes it great for self defense purposes as any light where strobe requires more than a single crude slam on a easy-to-find mechanical switch might have as well no strobe mode at all. (You will not be able to finde the strobe mode in a high stress situation.)

Here is my review:

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I think the ’15 is in desperate need of some lube on the tailcap threads. That scratch-scratch-scratch screwing/unscrewing it creeped me out. LOL

But yeah, Wubens tend to be bigger/longer lights than others. My Wuben i332 is pretty much the same exact dimensions as my Nitecore MH20, both have usb charging, yet the ’20 takes an 18650 whereas my i332 only fits a 16340!

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Thx, yes, some silicone grease would serve the light well Wink The Wuben L50 is big but it helps with the heat sinking too. It is a superb package for beginners IMHO, safe and simple.