What do you consider to be the best bargain you ever had?

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What do you consider to be the best bargain you ever had?

Hi Y'all,

What's the best "value-for-money" flashlight you currently own?

For me it's the $9.52 C30 (3xAA). It's small and light and easy to pack. I've taken it with me on my last three holidays; I love walking around when the sun goes down, and the C30 has never let me down. And because its a push/pull design you don't have to spend a lot of time adjust the zoom - like my Romisen RC-C8. I currently own 7 or 8 flashlights (at last count) and although most of them are brighter, with better beamshots; but the little C30 gets used most often.

Cheers!

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See this thread. Excellent light and excellent value at $20. For less than half that, an even better deal.

 

The numbers from my light tests are always to be found here.

https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0ApkFM37n_QnRdDU5MDNzOURjYllmZHI...

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Solarforce Skyline 1 from ITC, $27.00 deal! Also SF L2r body @ $9-ish.

Now with 100% all natural asbestos!

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Don wrote:

See this thread. Excellent light and excellent value at $20. For less than half that, an even better deal.

I agree. Thanks to xrayboy, I got 10 delivered for $7.97 per light. Silly MRV slideshow here. These have truly been great lights.

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I consider my Fenix LD20 an excellent deal at the $35 I paid considering what they normally go for. Its my only true non-budget light. Same goes for the $9 i paid for my Duracell Daylites (not the cheaper Tough versions), although its too bad they were the 3xaaa version instead of the 2xaa. $3.50 for my Coast Led Lenser mini-tac was also pretty sweet (If you are in the US, you can still get this and I do recommend it for that price). I also picked up the LED version of the minimag for $9 which I bought for a gift for someone.

Now who wants to buy me this for Christmas:Cool

http://cgi.ebay.com/iTP-CHRISTMAS-SET-A6-POLESTAR-A3-EOS-SS-FLASHLIGHTS-/360309509664?pt=US_Flashlights&hash=item53e41ece20

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Extremely bright and very nice beam and color. At 10$ lumens per $ are very good.

Good size for EDC.

 

Like Spambot, SF bodies from ITC 11$

Cheap quality is good - Expensive crap isn´t

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Don wrote:

See this thread. Excellent light and excellent value at $20. For less than half that, an even better deal.

The 2 LunaPower Lumahunter MRV SE Q5's for less that $20 bucks is my best deal so far.  My only regret is not buying more of them ( just like FlashPilot did ) at the time.   Sad

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"But as I said long ago, you are more likely to be killed by a dead fish dropped by a seagull in the Sahara Desert than by a lithium ion