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Flashlight + COB

I posted this in the AA section but I’m also open to 18650 suggestion.

I’m looking for a light like this

Obviously I have no problem finding one as Aliexpress has many. In fact I already own one Smile
I’m looking for something less crappy with decent output.

For my purposes a Lumintop Tool 2.0 AA is a great light with great brightness. (not looking for a pocket rocket)
Compact, good output, good quality, no gimmick interface.
So… basically I’m looking for a Tool with COB.
I know it doesn’t exist but just to explain what I’m after. Well I hope Smile

EDIT
While many on this forum are brightness adicts, I’m an effiency adict Smile
So good lumen/watt is a selling point for me.
Did I mention I’m stingy? Below $30 would be great.

Chargers: 1xBasen BD01 5/5, 1x Gyrfalcon All-88 4/5, LiitoKala: 3x100 3/5, 2x202 3/5, 1x402 3/5., MiBoxer C4-12 3/5.
Flashlights: DQG Tiny III 26650 5/5, DQG Tiny III 18650 5/5
FiTorch MR35 3/5, Haikelite SC26 HD 3/5, Lumintop Tool AA/AAA 4/5, Nitecore LA10, Skillhunt H04FRC 4/5, Sofirn C01 BLF 3200k/5600k 2/5, Zebralight H600Fc 3/5.
Powerbanks: Romoss 30000 4/5, xiomi 1000 4/5, Xtar PB2 4/5, Xtar PB2S 5/5

Edited by: ZoomieFan on 11/06/2019 - 02:27
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Slightly over budget, but: Lumintop EDC05C. Probably codes out there to bring it under $30.

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oweban wrote:
Slightly over budget, but: Lumintop EDC05C. Probably codes out there to bring it under $30.

Overal that light looks very nice. The tailcap I like far less. It makes swapping a cell ‘problematic’.

Chargers: 1xBasen BD01 5/5, 1x Gyrfalcon All-88 4/5, LiitoKala: 3x100 3/5, 2x202 3/5, 1x402 3/5., MiBoxer C4-12 3/5.
Flashlights: DQG Tiny III 26650 5/5, DQG Tiny III 18650 5/5
FiTorch MR35 3/5, Haikelite SC26 HD 3/5, Lumintop Tool AA/AAA 4/5, Nitecore LA10, Skillhunt H04FRC 4/5, Sofirn C01 BLF 3200k/5600k 2/5, Zebralight H600Fc 3/5.
Powerbanks: Romoss 30000 4/5, xiomi 1000 4/5, Xtar PB2 4/5, Xtar PB2S 5/5

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The flashlight has direct charging via Micro USB.

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I bought four of these last year as stocking stuffers but they arrived a few days too late for the event I wanted them for. Ordered 12/1 arrived 12/20, a few days before Christmas. Operates on 3 AAA batteries. Plenty bright. 10 LED COB on the side. I paid $5.08 for four of them. I’m not into modding flashlights so that is not an issue. magnetic base, side switch, decent plastic case. 3 colors

Information on eBay $1.99 for 1 or $1.77 each for ordering four. Postpaid. “COB LED Pocket Pen Lights Inspection Work Lights Magnetic Torch Flashlight AAA

Yes, they are cheap but for this price they are remarkably good.

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Vegas LED Fan wrote:
I bought four of these last year as stocking stuffers but they arrived a few days too late for the event I wanted them for. Ordered 12/1 arrived 12/20, a few days before Christmas. Operates on 3 AAA batteries. Plenty bright. 10 LED COB on the side. I paid $5.08 for four of them. I’m not into modding flashlights so that is not an issue. magnetic base, side switch, decent plastic case. 3 colors

Can you guestimate the output?

166mm is about twice as long as I’m looking for. But a friend of mine somehow loves burning AAA’s so’ll get some for his stocking (if brighness is ok)
Thanks for the hint.

Chargers: 1xBasen BD01 5/5, 1x Gyrfalcon All-88 4/5, LiitoKala: 3x100 3/5, 2x202 3/5, 1x402 3/5., MiBoxer C4-12 3/5.
Flashlights: DQG Tiny III 26650 5/5, DQG Tiny III 18650 5/5
FiTorch MR35 3/5, Haikelite SC26 HD 3/5, Lumintop Tool AA/AAA 4/5, Nitecore LA10, Skillhunt H04FRC 4/5, Sofirn C01 BLF 3200k/5600k 2/5, Zebralight H600Fc 3/5.
Powerbanks: Romoss 30000 4/5, xiomi 1000 4/5, Xtar PB2 4/5, Xtar PB2S 5/5

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@Petr J.

I’ve seen that. It’s handy and all I need in most cases. Sometimes it’s just handy to quickly swap a cell.

Chargers: 1xBasen BD01 5/5, 1x Gyrfalcon All-88 4/5, LiitoKala: 3x100 3/5, 2x202 3/5, 1x402 3/5., MiBoxer C4-12 3/5.
Flashlights: DQG Tiny III 26650 5/5, DQG Tiny III 18650 5/5
FiTorch MR35 3/5, Haikelite SC26 HD 3/5, Lumintop Tool AA/AAA 4/5, Nitecore LA10, Skillhunt H04FRC 4/5, Sofirn C01 BLF 3200k/5600k 2/5, Zebralight H600Fc 3/5.
Powerbanks: Romoss 30000 4/5, xiomi 1000 4/5, Xtar PB2 4/5, Xtar PB2S 5/5

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I have the SkyWolfEyes. It looks like the same one you posted, and about the same price.

From an economic point of view your best upgrade is a rechargeable NiMH. At a penny per use, it is hard to justify buying even a $15 light. But this is BLF, right? Crappy lights and screwy UI drive us nuts.

Is the secondary LED required? If not, you might look at Nebo – Larry, Little Larry or Slim.

More Photons!

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This might be an option.It comes with a 26650 and can take a 18650 with an adapter. I do not have this Supfire light but I do have others and they seen to be made fairly well.

https://www.amazon.com/Rechargeable-Flashlight-Waterproof-Multi-Function...