26650/4AAA Keygos M10 Clone on Ebay

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26650/4AAA Keygos M10 Clone on Ebay

I just stumbled on this Keygos M10 clone (looks to me anyway, although they made it a zoom) on Ebay which states it also runs on AAA's.  XM-L, 5 mode, for $16.11.

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Might be worthy for it's 4AAA ability.  Could be a better alternative to the Poppas W-878 (which I have).  Anyone want to try it?

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Definite m10 clone, shame about the zoom or I’d buy it in a heart beat. I should try the ultraok 4aaa carrier in the m10, that’d make it real good bug out bag light, particularly with a kd 2.2a moon low driver.

Pity. Although I’ll give the battery carrier a try, I’m sure it’ll fit as keygos 26650 cells are fatter than king Kong’s. Wink that said, keygos cells will only give 2.7a max (i tested this morning on a freshly charged cell)
I guess near 4a is a bit much for 4aaa though? Plus I won’t switch on, 6v is probably too much for the driver, what about 3aaa holders? Any links to half decent quality ones?

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I'm wondering if they are just using the same ol' drivers and throwing in a 4AAA carrier.  In other words, 4AAA's could work fine in your M10 or many other lights.

EDIT - I thought of you first Gords when I saw this!

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more like a cross between m10 and m12

I’ll stick w/ my M12s, since it looks like this one has smaller lens and narrower neck (where the pill must be).

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I could try the give away light, the drivers coming out anyway…..

Thanks for the thought, I’m just not a flood to throw kind of guy, give me a reflector any day 8)

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Ok, 4aaa nimh (1.2v charged, probably lower now) it fired up and ran, still good output. I’ll play another time, when I have my meter inside, its -2/-3 degrees c here now and I’m not feeling heading out to the van, but certainly 4 nearly full nimh cells allowed it to turn on. Cool, I have alkalines so before I pull the driver and led i’ll do some more scientific testing, but I would guess the stock output was not compromised, although runtime more than likely would be.

If it works, it would be a hellish usefull bug out bag light, particularly with the 4aaa holder, a couple of decent 26650 cells and a 12v/solar charger.

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Slightly different, but $8.88.

http://wallbuys.com/Product/UltraFire-CREE-LED-XML-T6-1000-Lumens-18650-Battery-FlashlightBlack-6016