Adding 2-3 new budget lights to the collection! Suggestions?

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Adding 2-3 new budget lights to the collection! Suggestions?

I plan on ordering 2 or three lights in the next day or two and was wondering if anyone had suggestions. I am looking at budget, so the usual dx/lightake/etc. etc. sites. 

 

The lights I have in mind are listed below and i'll justify my want for them in my collection:

 

1. EDI-T T29  from lightake. I want this light because I have always loved this tactical look (after seeing fenix's etc.) with the 'anti-roll' portion near the end. I am just really attracted to the design, and curious about the EDI-T quality as they seem new and fresh. I need a light of this design for my collection. simple as that Smile      http://www.lightake.com/detail.do/sku.EDI_T_T29_Cree_Q3_130_Lumen_LED_Fl...(1x18650)-30577

 

2. Trustfire F25 from lightake. I want this light because its new, stainless steel (I currently dont have a stainless steel light) and its a bright AA light that is getting some respect so far.           http://www.lightake.com/detail.do/sku.TrustFire_F25_R2_5_Mode_220_Lumen_...(1xAA)-32562

 

3. Romisen RC-29 II with the XPG-R4 from shiningbeam. I want a bright reliable flood-throw light and this seems like a good place to start. I love romisen, shiningbeam is reliable and quick to ship.               http://www.shiningbeam.com/servlet/the-180/**NEW**-Romisen-RC-dsh-29-II/...

 

another option is 

 

4. Ultrafire P10 from DX. I love the slim 18650 design, and i love the xpg-r5.  I am torn between this light and the trustfire f25 for this time around. next time i decide to order a light or two the other one will probably be in the selection, but for now its one or the other. any recommendations on this part?

 

Overall, what do you guys think? am i making a mistake with any of these? I think they'd go well in the collection but I am very open to suggestions Smile 

 

thanks everyone!

 

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Hi there mizjif,

I also like the looks of the EDI-T lights, and I hope some of the vendors offer some 1xAA models from EDI-T.

The F25 reviews have been quite positive so far. Another excellent stainless steel light is the Ultrafire C3 Stainless steel edition. Lightake has a good version for a good price here, and Manafont has an even better version for a bit more money here.

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sb56637 wrote:

Hi there mizjif,

I also like the looks of the EDI-T lights, and I hope some of the vendors offer some 1xAA models from EDI-T.

The F25 reviews have been quite positive so far. Another excellent stainless steel light is the Ultrafire C3 Stainless steel edition. Lightake has a good version for a good price here, and Manafont has an even better version for a bit more money here.

How is the manafont one better?

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How is the manafont one better?

3 useful modes, no strobe, perfect mode memory, and 48 hour runtime. I need to do a complete review on it.

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sb56637 wrote:

midieval10 wrote:

How is the manafont one better?

3 useful modes, no strobe, perfect mode memory, and 48 hour runtime. I need to do a complete review on it.

Did they give you that one also for a review unit?

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midieval10 wrote:

sb56637 wrote:

midieval10 wrote:

How is the manafont one better?

3 useful modes, no strobe, perfect mode memory, and 48 hour runtime. I need to do a complete review on it.

Did they give you that one also for a review unit?

Yep, for review.

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sb56637 wrote:

Yep, for review.

So lucky! I already ordered mine from Lightake.

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midieval10 wrote:

sb56637 wrote:

Yep, for review.

So lucky! I already ordered mine from Lightake.

I think that the Lightake version and the Manafont version are the two best versions right now. I actually own the cheaper 98mm version from DX, and even that one is one of my favorite lights. But the Lightake is the original, higher quality version, and considering that it's cheaper than the Manafont one I think it's a good deal. But those who want to pay more can get a premium product from Manafont. Lots of good choices these days, no?

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Perfect mode memory and no strobe? Damn.....must resist.

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