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Here's a few pictures of the KEYGOS XM-L T6. 

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ILIKEFLASHLIGHTS wrote:

That looks like a brass pill from this pic.   The line of the pill is the last ring before the body tube.   Does it look like brass to you?

And is the lens glass and the reflector aluminum?

I'm starting to get very interested indeed......Smile

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Yes it definately is brass.  Lens is glass and reflector is aluminum. 

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I'll tell you what if you could put a head and reflector on this little light like a Catapult V3 this thing would throw a beam probably 400yds. 

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Here's the auction I won on ebay and the guy I recommend you to try and buy from.  He is extremely good and fast.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=150637510563

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Man this place is addicting.. my wife does not understandLaughing ..LOL

Also were can I get those glow ring gaskets I want to put one on this light

to match the green power button..

 

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You will love that light.  That green tail switch glose in the dark as well. 

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can I find a glow  o-ring for the front of the light

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vawayne wrote:

can I find a glow  o-ring for the front of the light

 

Email the seller and ask. 

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VFMaddict wrote:

That's a different light altogether.  Yours is a clone of this U80.   Even it being a clone of the U80 means very little as totally different drivers may be being used.

The U80 has a PWM of 500Hz, just for info.  It is the fastest of all my budget chinese lights.  And besides the U80 has really good built, HA, anodized threads which are super smooth when you screw on the tailcap etc.  It is definitely 1 level above my Sky Ray SR3800 if you look at the cutting/detailing.

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znmzdx wrote:

There are many good bright flashlight ,

TrustFire C8 3-mode High Power P7 900-Lumen LED Flashlight $36.54

TrustFire TR-650 4 Cree P4 3-Mode 650-Lumen LED Flashlight $40.99

TrustFire ST-50 LED Flashlight Black $79.99

TrustFire X2 SST-50 40-Mode 1300 Lumens LED Flashlight Black (3x18650) $128.99

you can have a look !

 

The page cannot be found,

After google them I like the last one -- TrustFire X2 SST-50 40-Mode 1300 Lumens LED Flashlight Black (3x18650)

the same from http://budgetlightforum.com/node/361znmzdx

DX sells it at $110.70, is it worth buying?

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The Sky Ray 818 that I purchased from Manafont was only ~$57 and it absolutely blows everything else that I own out of the water (and I own a large number of $200+ lights).  It lights a room like a 60W light bulb!

 

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um, I'm want to ask my teacher.

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Well since this thread was necroed, nowdays the triple XM-Ls are the best bang for the buck.  For 50 to 70 bucks, you can crank out 1500ish lumens.  Not bad!

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i dont think the brightest flashlight is the best flashlight, the one fits for you perfectly is the best one for you.

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If you want a very good thrower flashlight with a reasonnable price go with FandyFire STL-V6 (Deal Extreme) or SkyRay STL-V2 (Manafont) (same flashlight just different brand), http://www.dealextreme.com/p/fandyfire-stl-v6-cree-xm-lt6-2-mode-1000-lumen-white-led-flashlight-2x18650-3x16340-3x123a-91137

Don't check just the number of lumens because biggest is the reflector ,more it's bright (for the same LED) and often the manufacture overate there lumens. For a xml-t6 with the same driver ,one have a 50mm SMO reflector vs an 61mm SMO reflector, the 61mm is more bright for a more long distance.

For exemple i have this flashlight http://www.ebay.ca/itm/350455644753?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2649

But it's not an SST-80 because it don't exist, it's an SST-50 by luminus brand. I have modified the LED for an XML-T6 with the same driver of this flashlight....simply AMAZING!!!....more bright, more distance and the hotpot is more concentrated in center ,all of this with less curent, less heat and amazing distance with more longer autonomy!!!! i have 2 others flashlights with the same driver and the same XML-T6 and work with 2x18650, but with two different reflector....the big is more bright ...and the distance is more further because the reflector take more brightness for projection.

For exemple if you check a XML-T6 flashlight rated at 1600 lumens (overated) and an other with same LED same Driver rated 1000 lumens but the first one have a more little reflector that the 1000 lumens, more chance that de 1000 lumens come to be more bright and more further distance...you know.

nice to meet you boys.

 

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ILIKEFLASHLIGHTS wrote:

 

That's really bright! I thought it was a car light.

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vawayne wrote:

Man this place is addicting.. my wife does not understandLaughing ..LOL

Also were can I get those glow ring gaskets I want to put one on this light

to match the green power button..

http://budgetlightforum.com/node/6060

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kaqiusha wrote:

FEREI 700 CREE Q5 2-Mode 120LM LED White Flashlight

My friend has this :FEREI 700 CREE Q5 2-Mode 120LM LED White Flashlight

on http://www.bladebargainsucks.com/ferei-700-cree-q5-2mode-120lm-led-white...

He said this one is very powerful , i do not know if this the brightest one here.

cheap and very good FEREI 700 CREE Q5 2-Mode on bladebargain.com

120 lumens ain't that bright, PAISLEY enthusiast.

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I think he's PAISLEY too. I've seen three of his five posts all with pictures (none personal) with two links to the same seller.

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blinding!

 

must be low mode.

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What I do

 

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by the way, how does the paisley pattern relate to spam? ( i dont get it or i lost it )

 

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Foy's response to a spammer when asked " What is your favorite "

He replied " I lke walks on the beach , sushi , and things that are paisley ."

What I do

 

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It should be the DRY now.  $65 shipped, 2500 lumens OTF.   $38.4 OTF lumens per dollar.  Remember, it is OTF.

 

Throw it would be the $85 shipped Dereelight DBS aspheric with EZ900 XR-E.  95k cd (some more, some less).  Cheaper bracket would be the Small Sun ZY-C10-S (45k cd?) at 14 bucks.

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where is the DRY available for $65 shipped?

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cabfrank wrote:

where is the DRY available for $65 shipped?

+1

I wear my sunglasses at night.

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Trancersteve wrote:

cabfrank wrote:

where is the DRY available for $65 shipped?

+1

It was the group buy price, but it ended.

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