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Lights you like under $11 ....... Budget Light Best Buys

OK ..we all have them and we all love some more than others.

 Lets break out the real deals  under 11$

lights you love under eleven  

EDI-T 11 cr123  zoomie with hidden ramping mode and uber low low ..11$

I bought it on my 100th post as a present to myself .great light.

 

*  links and pics appreciated...

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Try to give links- if you’ve got em.

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mhanlen wrote:
Try to give links- if you’ve got em.

Oh yeah… I have three lights under $10. 2 are 18650’s and my favorite is…. suprise a

http://www.meritline.com/focus-zoom-lens-cree-q3-flashlight-torch-light-...

While the other ones are brighter, they either have PWM or aren’t pocketable enough… and are bluish.

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http://www.fasttech.com/products/1601/10001837/1133700-ultrafire-zb-006-...

$11 will get you two. 18650 very small no ring, nice smooth zoom.

I’m a junky, I mod lights so I can sell lights so I can buy more light to mod so I can sell lights to buy more lights to mod.

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I got a $20 SRK, does that count? Smile

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The “I won’t throw a fit if my boy loses the flashlight” flashlight is the same one in post #4.

http://www.fasttech.com/products/1601/10001837/1133700-ultrafire-zb-006-...

For about USD$10 including trustfire(flames) 18650 battery – it’s a great off-duty walkaround light for my military-serving boy. I am sure there’s more than a few lights out there that will also serve the same purpose. But I bought a few of these, just in case.

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Boaz wrote:
Lets break out the real deals  under 11$

EDI-T 11

Search for a link . .
http://dx.com/p/edi-t-t11-cree-q3-wc-3-mode-160-lumen-convex-lens-led-fl...

Arrgh, over $11 and sold out. Sad

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I have to say this light from fasttech is not bad
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I put an XML2 T6 3C on a Sinkpad in mine. Very nice NW light now.

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18sixfifty wrote:
http://www.fasttech.com/products/1601/10001837/1133700-ultrafire-zb-006-...

$11 will get you two. 18650 very small no ring, nice smooth zoom.

IMO, best zoomer you can get at any price.

-Sean

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I’ve been really impressed by the Black Shadow .Little AAA key chain light. It’s just over the price point, but if you can get it with a coupon..only barely.

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i got a 1 aaa tomtop light for 1.99 thats pretty decent… its about 10-15 lumen
and of course the ultra ok single mode sk68 for $5 on ebay

Would you mind keeping the wrong flashlight?
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Boaz wrote:

*  links and pics appreciated…


link? Silly
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These fauxton keyring lights are great value.

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this will need some assembly. ….

http://www.fasttech.com/products/1618/10002463/1198401-ultrafire-602c-di...

http://www.fasttech.com/products/1612/10001535/1114500-17mm-2-mode-led-d...

http://www.fasttech.com/products/1609/10001905/1311505-cree-xpgbwt-xp-g2...

You’d have to run a 16340, once fasttech has the 18650 hosts back in stock, you could still build an xm-l edc and fall under the $11 limit.

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My fav is my $9 Ultrafire C8 – small enough to go in my pocket at work but bright enough to inspect the undercarriage of cars even in opposing backlight.

http://www.aurabuy.com/ultrafire-c8-t6-cree-xm-l-t6-5-mode-800lm-white-l...

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for under 11 you cant go wrong with this

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA2AG0RD7188

actual otf lumens is closer to 350-375, but still, its decently driven and has enough cooling to actually use it as a handy pocket light without cooking your hand.

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C3 Cree XP-E R2 248-Lumen 3-Mode White LED Flashlight 1*AA / 1*14500 $8.43

http://www.fasttech.com/products/1601/10003894/1278200-c3-cree-xp-e-r2-2...

very robust uses common AA cells make excellent gifts

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If you do not mind 5 modes…

http://www.kaidomain.com/product/details.S009982

I find it quite durable and value for money…

How bright is bright enough...

Runtime VS Lumens...

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My favorite ultralow budget (2.45$ shipped) AAA light is this one:
http://www.buyincoins.com/new_en/details/led-torch-mini-flashlight-lamp-...

It’s a compact twisty with shitty but working clip, nice design (in my opinion) and relatively good output (outshines all other low price lights from this budget class). Around 10-15lm output, nice “throw” but with rings (since very symmetrical they don’t bother me). NW tint.

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Got my ultrafire hd2011 for under ten I think during some promotional buy last year. When I need flood instead of throw, its the light I reach for.

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Dr Roger Trusty DVM wrote:
for under 11 you cant go wrong with this

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA2AG0RD7188

actual otf lumens is closer to 350-375, but still, its decently driven and has enough cooling to actually use it as a handy pocket light without cooking your hand.


INTERESTING LIGHT…………Do you know the run time ?
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wolf359 wrote:
C3 Cree XP-E R2 248-Lumen 3-Mode White LED Flashlight 1*AA / 1*14500 $8.43

http://www.fasttech.com/products/1601/10003894/1278200-c3-cree-xp-e-r2-2...

very robust uses common AA cells make excellent gifts


I like it……how bright with a eneloop?
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Oh and I forgot my all time budget favorite:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/7W-300LM-CREE-Q5-LED-Zoom-Zoomable-Adjustable-Mini-14500-Flashlight-Torch-SA3-/161008610351
Very, very nice CN ebayer, has to be said!!

(Sipik 68 clone, good quality, 3 modes)

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RIX TUX wrote:
Dr Roger Trusty DVM wrote:
for under 11 you cant go wrong with this

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA2AG0RD7188

actual otf lumens is closer to 350-375, but still, its decently driven and has enough cooling to actually use it as a handy pocket light without cooking your hand.


INTERESTING LIGHT…………Do you know the run time ?

roughly 4+ hours with a fenix protected 2600mah 18650, though it gets too hot to hold after about 15 minutes indoors. had it in front of a fan to test runtime, as I always do with a new light. should be considerably longer with panasonic 3400’s. I usually test with the fenix cell first as its protected, and proven itself to be a ‘true’ 2600 mah cell.
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Aurabuy shills

Let's see...

I have analyzed the posts of some of the BLF members in this thread.

Throughout BLF, imcoolman frequently recommends Aurabuy.

Throughout BLF, Rannypudding frequently recommends Aurabuy.

Throughout BLF, Kingsley831 frequently recommends Aurabuy.

Throughout BLF, Scooter frequently recommends Aurabuy.

Throughout BLF, Dennis0329 frequently recommends Aurabuy.

Throughout BLF, Brenlylic frequently recommends Aurabuy.

...and then in this thread, http://budgetlightforum.com/node/20853, there's Bennet...

Throughout BLF, Bennet frequently recommends Aurabuy.

Anyone see a pattern?

It looks like BLF is being overrun by Aurabuy shills.

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I just got this light the other day. Not bad for an $8 light. Reflector is deep and smooth. It’s got a definitive hotspot with lots of spill around it. Reverse clicky switch. Only thing bad is that it’s next mode memory.

UltraFire C8 CREE T6 5 Modes 1300LM Deep Reflector LED Flashlight $8.88USD coupon code BLF for 10% off to make it $7.99USD)

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Aurabuy shills are rampant all over the threads

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The EDI-T 11 cr123 is cute! Does it have other colors besides black?

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raccoon city wrote:

Aurabuy shills

Let's see...

I have analyzed the posts of some of the BLF members in this thread.

Throughout BLF, imcoolman frequently recommends Aurabuy.

Throughout BLF, Rannypudding frequently recommends Aurabuy.

Throughout BLF, Kingsley831 frequently recommends Aurabuy.

Throughout BLF, Scooter frequently recommends Aurabuy.

Throughout BLF, Dennis0329 frequently recommends Aurabuy.

Throughout BLF, Brenlylic frequently recommends Aurabuy.

...and then in this thread, http://budgetlightforum.com/node/20853, there's Bennet...

Throughout BLF, Bennet frequently recommends Aurabuy.

Anyone see a pattern?

It looks like BLF is being overrun by Aurabuy shills.

Thanks for pointing this out. I blocked the accounts of all of those shills that had the same IP address range (they were using an anonymous proxy). There was no IP address record for the others, but if they come back they will be deleted again.

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PyTech wrote:
18sixfifty wrote:
http://www.fasttech.com/products/1601/10001837/1133700-ultrafire-zb-006-...

$11 will get you two. 18650 very small no ring, nice smooth zoom.

IMO, best zoomer you can get at any price.

Definitely my favorite zoomie by far!

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