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Reccomend me a flash light

Hi friends ,
Im with a very poor knowledge regarding flashlight .
I need a good wide beam flood thrower that can throw really bright white beam at 300mts away so that I can easily find out small animals like rabbit at that spot in dark night
It should be :
1. quite handy

2. with good run time

3. Could be operated with aa/D or rechargeablel
4.with side switch (as found in common maglites)
and
5. of any reputed make .
My budget is as cheap as possible .
Hope you would help me to find my desired flashlight .
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Hi. You cant really get a flood and thrower in the same package unless its some monstrous torch like a TK70 that puts out insane lumens…
300 metres is really in a throwers category…It is hard to find AAs that can throw that far maybe the fenix TK41 can and it will fit the bill but the TK41 does not come in cheap. Minimum you can get away with it $105.

You need to define cheap.
Main uses for you flashlight. (besides rabbit hunting??)
Im just average here and im sure other posters will have other options in the AA/D format you are seeking.

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Hi ,
Thank you for your reply .
I need such a flash light not to hunt but to watch small animals in my farm house that is by a river and forest . Su ch animals are neeed to watched always . Besides its my long wish to have such a helpful flashlight as it would help in so many ways in my place.

Ive seen fenix tk70, soooo large to handle and tk41 is not so helpful in that distance .
Im not for only AA or D cells also rechargeable or 18650 cells are equally welcome .
Im ready to spend around $ 100 / 125 if find the percect one bit pfcourse the less the better for me .

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L3 Illuminator K40 if you are willing to use li-ions. 

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For 300 meters I would think a HID would be best, 2100 will probably suggest something if he comes across this thread.

But you aren’t going to find anything small that will throw that far.

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If you have an incan Maglite already, a LED drop-in can improve the performance of the light. What light do you use now?

For AA batteries, the Fenix E40 is a decent performer. Narrow beam though.

For D cells, the Varapower Maglite mods are nice, but probably way above what you want to pay.

There are some nice 18650 throwers. At ~$100, the Dereelight Nightmaster could work (narrow beam, no spill). Crelant also has some throwers too.

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Actually I don’t think I could even think I could see a rabbit 300 meters away unless I had a binoculars or a scope, then it would be hard to handle a flashlight at the same time.

What purpose do you plan on using it for, hunting?

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Hi,
Thank you for your reply .
Can fenix E40 do it clearly ?
Varapower is quite costly .
Night master makers also confirmed me that the famous flashlight throws a very tiny beam .
Ive not heard of Clearnt .
Hope you would definately suggest me the best for me .
Recently I use a commonly available britelite rechargeable that can throw beam at max 110mts though the company claims 1450 mts .

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ezarc wrote:
Actually I don’t think I could even think I could see a rabbit 300 meters away unless I had a binoculars or a scope, then it would be hard to handle a flashlight at the same time.

What purpose do you plan on using it for, hunting?


Hi,
Ive already informed that its for watching my farm house that is by a river and forest and often small animals are watched for crops et c and its my dream to have such a powerful flashlight that would help in so many ways as walking throw forest etc .
And friend , I think its not bad to have such one while I live in such a lace .
And I dont hurt animals . To say clearly , I live on veg .
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I think there are some good $100 throwers out there. I don’t know about 300m but the folks here will know if anyone does.

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I think maybe 300 meters might be overkill for your needs, at 100 meters it would be hard to make out a small animal even in the day time.

This might give you some idea of 300 meters.

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Another similar topic might here help too.

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Hi friend ,
Thank you for your reply.
Ive a flashlight that throws about 110 mts but its not helpful for me . If I can find any flashlight at that range , it would really help me . To say visulising rabbit , I mean I want something that can make me things really visuable just like broadday light at that point as it would help to protect my crops from small animals which I need . Besides its my dream tp have such a flash light . Hope I have made you clear about my purpose ….

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scaru wrote:

L3 Illuminator K40 if you are willing to use li-ions. 


This is pretty good then if you need the 300 meters but its costly ($119)

There is a 10% off code on the forum somewhere I think.

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I read the thread you mentioned .. Thanks for your help.

Thers a few ssuggestions about few cheaps too within $50 or so . Ill see them all . I think crelant 7g5 v2 , small sun , tn 31 , fandyfire etc are to be considered .
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I can recommend Klarus XT11.
I has quite a lot of spill and throws quite far – almost at par with Xeno G42.
It uses 1 x 18650, 2 x CR123, or 2 x RCR16340.
I just love this light.Plus it is very compacr.DD has them for $69.99.
With a 10% coupon the price is around $62.

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Did anyone mention the Ultrafire HD2010?

It has a pretty big head, so it throws pretty well.

Foy’s comprehensive review here: http://budgetlightforum.com/node/11267

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Seriously, 300 metres of throw mate. Not questioning your needs but thats in the area of SAR Smile For normal use a throw of around 150-200ish metres would do good Smile Anyways, I’m no expert so GL with your hunt!

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We shoot thousands of rabbits each year including up to 600 per night using a variety of LED lights. The three I recommend for general purpose bunny shooting are also the top three on the budget thrower list – Small sun C10, Jacob A60, and the excellent Maxtoch SN6×-2 – also known as the Skyray STL-V2. The SN6×-2/STL-V2 is not only highly regarded by flashlight fans – it is a superb hunting light.

However – while the SN6×-2/STL-V2 will in perfect colour/background conditions show up large animals at 300m, it will only show rabbits out to 150m and even then you need to use a scope. From our experience to reach out 300m to see rabbits you’d really need an HID and one with a 6-7” reflector for very concentrated beam. Its not always easy to see them in daylight at 300m so you’d need super powerful light to show them up at that distance at night.

Its also not so easy to hit small rabbits at 300m at night, and given this I’d suggest you re-assess your torch criteria. The SN6×-2/STL-V2 will certainly pick them up out to 150 with scope in ideal conditions, and the Dereelight will go a little further. But remember you have to have a safe visible firing zone beyond your target, and only an HID will give you daylight at 300-400m.

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Thank you for your recommendatoon .

I dont hunt or hurt animals but need something powerful to see objects clearly at that point to protect my farm , fruits fom few smalll and larger animals like rabbits , deer , monkey or so , They often come to my farm house and destroy crops as my farm is by a river and a forest .

Ive also thought of skyray stl v2 ,fandyfire stlv 2 /6 , smallsuun zy 13 , crelant 7g5v2 / 7g9 .
Please help me to choose the best one for me .

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I don’t recommend trying to see rabbits at 300m. If a light is going to be powerful enough to light it up like daylight, it’ll either have insane throw, or it’ll be super bright to kill your night vision.
You’ll need something with 3500+ lumens, along with 200k+ lux to be able to see something that small that far away. The only way you’re getting there is through a HID spotlight (7inch reflector or bigger) or a shortarc spotlight.

It may be your dream to own such a powerful light, but you’re never going to get something with good runtimes that can throw that far that’s also smaller than the fenix TK70.
I recommend getting an SST-90 light such as a trustfire X6, modding it with a 9amp driver to push the lux past 50k, then you’ll have a light which has 2000+ lumens which throws further than an STL-V2 and lights up about triple the area.

But honestly, in my opinion I recommend stretching your legs and walking closer to those rabbits because you’re going to have a hard time finding your dream flashlight. I dream that one day a stable nuclear flashlight will one day be available. 1 billion lumens+ would definitely light up 300m like daylight.

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magnolia wrote:
Thank you for your recommendatoon .

I dont hunt or hurt animals but need something powerful to see objects clearly at that point to protect my farm , fruits fom few smalll and larger animals like rabbits , deer , monkey or so , They often come to my farm house and destroy crops as my farm is by a river and a forest .

Ive also thought of skyray stl v2 ,fandyfire stlv 2 /6 , smallsuun zy 13 , crelant 7g5v2 / 7g9 .
Please help me to choose the best one for me .

Go for the 7G9, it has 65k lux and just over 1000 lumens. But you can get a collimator head with the 7g5v2 and increase its lux to around 130k, but diminishing the total output from 830 lumens to around 600.
How big do you want the hotspot to be?

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Hot spot (the britest spot ? )should not be too tiny but little bit wider to cover a deer , aprox 30 × 30 cm or little less /more .
What is collimator head ?
Please reply which one is better for me .

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30cm^2 is puny, and you will definitely not be able to find rabbits at 300meters. That’s almost like a laser beam.
The hotspot is where most of the beam is concentrated, in the middle of the beam and the spill is the light coming out the side.

The collimator head is specifically for the 7g5v2, and is the same as any aspheric lens which turns the light into almost a laser. It eliminates all spill and focuses about 50-80% (depending on lens size) of the total light into one hotspot.

here are pictures of a STL-V2, 7g5v2, and 7g5v2 with collimator lens attached.

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No doubt youu are an expert in the field . And Im jus t a back buencher about flashlights who knows nothing .
Please say me clearly which flashlight would make me visible ani
mals at 300 mts to protect my crops and frucits . I just want to view them clearly – very clearly really and also f r com where to order it and the cells and charger also.

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Again, 300 meters is a bit of a stretch for a single LED flashlight, even for a SST-90 Trustfire X6.

You might want to stretch your options to a HID light.

They’re about 125 bucks on ebay with free shipping.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Silver-Smart-Super-Bright-75W-55W-35W-HID-Xenon-7500Lumen-Torch-Flashlight-/320805041290?pt=US_Flashlights&hash=item4ab178748a

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