Nobody wants the new Maglite 6D?

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That’s funny PD. High resolution on a small screen… who can see it? Can you tell I removed the peppercorn from the grinning grooms teeth? Shopped the pimple off the brides nose? Too small, res be danged. Silly

Generally I agree, but some crazies are out here with 6.5” “Phones”. And honestly any picture will look better on a tiny screen than the nasty-colored 1366×768 LCD’s that most laptops have Sick

but I’ll allow this train to get back on its rails now

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slept 6 in a bed with newspapers covering everyone for warmth
Waitaminute! You had blankets?? And a bed?? You rich boys are all alike! Cash

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Had to share a toothbrush, once a week regardless, if that makes you feel any better. (If you saw my Dad and his siblings all lined up smiling, you’d realize the shared toothbrush probably got neglected) perhaps baking soda and a pinch of salt DOES NOT bode well as a toothpaste.

I, on the other hand, am spoiled. I get fresh roasted fresh ground Panama Elida coffee daily. Big Smile

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When i was your age we had to walk 8 miles to school, uphill, then 8 miles uphill to get home before starting 4 hours of chores before dinner. LOL

Yeah, Bort and I went to different schools together, he walked and I took a lunch. Big Smile

You know I first read this thread when it was at 2 or 3 posts, then all of a sudden 60+
I thought I was missing out on some great mod or deal at Amazon of something. Come to find out it was nothing but bickering about Bort’s signature.

It’s my fault, I have been buying too many flashlights. All inappropriate actions have consequences. If not for THAT there would be no issues here.
Sorry Wink

BTW, the fact that thread on 6D has drifted off topic is just so poetic. Perfect proof as to how irrelevant a 6D Mag has become!

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I always like to keep back-up cells for any light, especially ones with high capacity cells. Do you realize how LONG it takes to charge a 10,000mAh cell? So technically it would take 2 sets of those Imedion, at the $180 price point, unless the back-up set could be Alkalines… depends on if a daily use were required like for a security guard, then the Alkalines wouldn’t do.

Part and parcel though, when you have a demanding need you need the tool that can survive, right?

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dchomak wrote:
BTW, the fact that thread on 6D has drifted off topic is just so poetic. Perfect proof as to how irrelevant a 6D Mag has become!

Indeed, all roads lead to Rome Wink

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Run time and the ability to use it as a bludgeon, very advanced sell points. Sure, we have smaller lights that make more output, but they can’t touch 71 hours on high for a run time.

Cells, proper use thereof.

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Run time and the ability to use it as a bludgeon, very advanced sell points. Sure, we have smaller lights that make more output, but they can’t touch 71 hours on high for a run time.

Cells, proper use thereof.


How many lumens does one get for 71 hours?

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Just run it on one or two 26650s, and fill in the rest of the tube with molten lead.

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Just run it on one or two 26650s, and fill in the rest of the tube with molten lead.

MOLTEN LEAD?! Shocked

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They’re saying high, 694 lumens, runs 71 hours. Low is 73 hours, Eco is 177 hours. Low is supposed to be some 163 lumens, Eco like 76 lumens. 76 lumens for over a week constant! (7.36 days)

This was already shown, but here it is again for those that didn’t quite grasp it the first time. This is the thing about a MagLite, they aren’t trying for bear killing intensity, but useful reliable light for a LONG time!

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MOLTEN LEAD?! Shocked
That would be the “Lateral-Cranial Impact Enhancement” upgrade. Very posh!

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QUOTE “Lateral-Cranial Impact Enhancement”
ENDQUOTE

Nice to see i wasnt the only guy watching “Macgyver”, lol

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“This? Oh…This is a lateral cranial impact enhancer…WHAK! (thud) “

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My Convoy L2 has much more class.

And it’s longer. (6 × 26650)

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Thanks! SWMBO used to get peeved at me for fact-checking that show (before Google, BTW) but we both enjoyed every episode. But seriously…

Dale, you’re right to remind us of the Mag’s original design goal. That is easy to forget in a world full of eyeball-burners and free 18650s.

What do you all think about a set of 6 3AA-to-D adapters loaded with (gulp) 18 Energizer Ultimate Lithium AA Batteries? That would let someone leave it in storage knowing they’d have the run time of the LED when needed “someday”, and one could rock the Imedions (or off-the-shelf Alkies for those of us with smaller boots) for social purposes in the meantime…

That might make the old log more interesting, especially if someone had a really large Bug Out Bag.

Oh, and everyone please don’t take that “lateral-cranial” stuff seriously. Seriously! The knurling leaves a distinctive mark on the cranium in question and you could get punished. Smile

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Pretty sure this Mag offers the new focus design, flood to focus in a quarter turn. They HAVE paid attention, just haven’t gone whole hog. But then, most single emitter lights out there come in with similar lumens output as well, the difference here is the massive capacity and price.

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