Please Help A Noobie Choose His First Single 18650 Cell Thrower + Little Flood For ~ $50

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Lumatic BetwweRides LMAO one smelly flashlight that is hahah

@scaru yeah man I wouldn’t like to experience such a charger Silly

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Lumatic wrote:
It passed the BLF smell test. And it can be safely used in explosive environments. Plus it's on sale. http://www.focalprice.com/LFI49S/UranusFire_5W_White_Light_Water_Resista...

Um, technically that would be a ****plug. Finally an appropriately named flashlight. Sealed

Ugh... Lumatic drags the conversation into the gutter once again. Silly Laughing

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Lumatic wrote:
It passed the BLF smell test. And it can be safely used in explosive environments. Plus it's on sale. http://www.focalprice.com/LFI49S/UranusFire_5W_White_Light_Water_Resista...

 

****plug shape apart, where did you get the red info above?

To my knowledge, only certified flashlights can be used in dangerous explosive atmosphere. Simply because a flashlight is waterproof is not enough to be inherently safe for dangerous environments.

When it comes to real inherently safe flashlights, to avoid spark most of them are made of non-metallic polymers.

A flashlight that heats up with use is a no-no also, so forget high power emitters and amperages. Usually they have small emitters with low lumens output, often less than 200lm.

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which that statement was of course, I completely agree with your assessment of explosive-use restricted flashlights. I would not condone inserting this particular light or any other light for that matter into any environment where explosive gases are present unless such light is officially certified by an appropriate agency’s higher authority. Which is pretty much anyone else but me.

Those explosive-certified lights as you likely know are quite expensive btw. It’s prolly not a bad idea to remind ourselves once in a while that if we ever find ourselves for instance urgently situated in a natural gas, propane gas, etc., filled house, or just any enclosure period, our LED torches are certainly not something we’d want to switch on – (especially I would think our more hi-powered ones), much less any other torch including incandescents.

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MarioSS wrote:
agenthex wrote:
They’re about same size reflector and same emitter so should be quite similar. Neutral white just makes colors more pleasant and less glare off reflective surfaces (incl. rain/haze). For pure throw a cooler white might be better for contrast but I always pick up NW for general use.

thanks for the explanation that sums it up. do you know any other light that might outperforms the ones i mentioned?


yeah & what the cost
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Ubehebe wrote:
The HD-2010 is a great light, but I’m surprised no one has mentioned the venerable Keygos Ke-5, what I think is the perfect thrower with some flood, and perhaps one of the best all-around budget lights out there.

(Be aware that some batteries have issues with the ke-5, particulalry some TFFs. But then so doesn’t my HD2010 with 18650s. In fact, it seems that 18650s that won’t work in the HD2010 also won’t work in the ke-5. I use mostly unprotecteds and those work fine with both lights. The protected keepowers seem to work fine, as do no-name protected Samsungs on ebay. Protected Xtars and others also seem to work okay, it’s mostly the Chinese protected cells that have issues.)

Can anyone with the Keygos Ke-5 and the XinTD compare the beam profiles? Which is more throwy, corona, etc? Thanks.

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agenthex wrote:
Ubehebe wrote:
The HD-2010 is a great light, but I’m surprised no one has mentioned the venerable Keygos Ke-5, what I think is the perfect thrower with some flood, and perhaps one of the best all-around budget lights out there.

(Be aware that some batteries have issues with the ke-5, particulalry some TFFs. But then so doesn’t my HD2010 with 18650s. In fact, it seems that 18650s that won’t work in the HD2010 also won’t work in the ke-5. I use mostly unprotecteds and those work fine with both lights. The protected keepowers seem to work fine, as do no-name protected Samsungs on ebay. Protected Xtars and others also seem to work okay, it’s mostly the Chinese protected cells that have issues.)

Can anyone with the Keygos Ke-5 and the XinTD compare the beam profiles? Which is more throwy, corona, etc? Thanks.

would be interesting to see the result Smile

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Hey guys I need your help ASAP if you please

My forwarding company at china refused to ship my intel-outdoor Panasonic NCR18650B 3400mAh batteries. So I have 2 choices either send them back to intel-ourdoor and ask for a refund or send them back to intl-outdoor and ask hank to ship them to the UK.
My question is will the cells enter the UK is it allowed?

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