Proposal for a BLF defense flashlight

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Updates, news ? The BLF GT new thread is blasting this thread downhill.

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mmalive wrote:
Updates, news ? The BLF GT new thread is blasting this thread downhill.
Imagine that…… Big Smile . Big Smile

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teacher wrote:
mmalive wrote:
Updates, news ? The BLF GT new thread is blasting this thread downhill.
Imagine that…… Big Smile . Big Smile

Yeah man, out throwing this thread. I collect Batlights and high out put throwers.
Can you imagine the combo for defensive bat light thrower?
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Buy a gun

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Boaz wrote:
Buy a gun
Easier said than done. Conceal carry laws, red tape, etc….
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Nah, I still like “brick smaher” and “glass broker”.

Short, sweet, and to the point.

Sort of.

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So,some of you say that while the bad guys walk around armed and dangerous,the bad guys should go totally unarmed ready to be victims.Am I wrong?

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mmalive wrote:
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Buy a gun
Easier said than done. Conceal carry laws, red tape, etc….

What country are you in? I had no trouble buying my gun. I drove to a local store and walked out with a gun and ammo.
I went to WalMart yesterday and tried to buy High-Fructose Corn Syrup and failed. I can’t even find it anywhere online. It’s in all my food, but the ingredient is harder to buy than a gun!

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I can’t believe this thread is still lurking around!

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Joshk wrote:
I had no trouble buying my gun. I drove to a local store and walked out with a gun and ammo. I went to WalMart yesterday and tried to buy High-Fructose Corn Syrup and failed. I can’t even find it anywhere online. It’s in all my food, but the ingredient is harder to buy than a gun!

Yeah, but that HFCS will kill you faster than any gun.

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I had no trouble buying my gun. I drove to a local store and walked out with a gun and ammo. I went to WalMart yesterday and tried to buy High-Fructose Corn Syrup and failed. I can’t even find it anywhere online. It’s in all my food, but the ingredient is harder to buy than a gun!

Yeah, but that HFCS will kill you faster than any gun.

According to… the internet?

Here’s a molecular break down:
Table Sugar = 50% glucose + 50% fructose.
HFCS = 45% glucose + 55% fructose.

Thus the name. So the real hate is attached to emotion, not science.

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Joshk wrote:
Here’s a molecular break down:

Table Sugar = 50% sucrose + 50% glucose.

HFCS = 45% sucrose + 55% glucose.

Thus the name. So the real hate is attached to emotion, not science.

Close.

Sucrose (saccharose) is glucose and fructose, about 50/50.

HFCS is also glucose and fructose, but the balance is variable (hence “high-fructose” vs “regular fructose” Big Smile ). I forgot how the balance induces glycemic spikes, which are a Bad Thing.

 

Huh… learn something new every day.

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Composition and varieties

HFCS is 24% water, the rest being mainly fructose and glucose with 0–5% unprocessed glucose oligomers. There are several varieties of HFCS, numbered by the percentage of fructose they contain:

HFCS 42 (≈42% fructose if water were removed) is used in beverages, processed foods, cereals, and baked goods.

HFCS 55 is mostly used in soft drinks.

HFCS 65 is used in soft drinks dispensed by Coca-Cola Freestyle machines.

HFCS 90 has some niche uses  but is mainly mixed with HFCS 42 to make HFCS 55.

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Close.

Ah, you are right, thanks, that was a word-choice mistake. I left fructose out of my fructose discussion Big Smile haha. Fixed.

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Quote: Composition and varieties

Yep, softdrinks are my focus, and F55 is the one I wanted to obtain. I wanted to see if I could taste a difference from standard sugar water. And if it tasted sweeter. There’s conflicting info about that online. I wanted to test it myself.
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Not to derail the already-moribund discussion about bat-lights, but there are plenty of natural sweeteners that can be used. Eg, erythritol is natural, tastes like sugar, and doesn’t do nasty things to the body. Stevia is good if you like a licorice taste (in coffee it’s like anisette). I like honey in my coffee, when I can get it (got that from Jonathan Kent, ironically enough). Never tried agave syrup, but would if I had the chance.

But I absolutely stay away from NutraPoison and the like. Generally avoid sody-pop except for seltzer, and occasionally ginger-ale (and always cut it 1:1 with water anyway, else it’s just sickly-sweet treacle).

 

Anyway, back to beatin’ and killin’…

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“Not to derail the already-moribund discussion about bat-lights….”

with all the prosthetics for animals, I’m sure bat-lights are way down the wishlist for sonic impaired bats
well-meaning efforts might be better applied toward miniaturized hearing aids

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Sorry for the accidental segue to sweeteners. Carry on with the concealed weapons topic.

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Joshk wrote:
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Buy a gun
Easier said than done. Conceal carry laws, red tape, etc….

What country are you in? I had no trouble buying my gun. I drove to a local store and walked out with a gun and ammo.

Crazy Cali. Try what you did here. I assure you WILL NOT get very far.

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So it’s 2019, maybe some people changed their mind about this?
I’m still searching for a proper defense flashlight that doesn’t have Chinese LEDS

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Pretty much all LEDs come from China or Asia, at least the good ones?

If there is a proposal for a defense light, are there any specs or renderings? We could discuss that, maybe there are more interested parties now?

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I am a batlight collector. So I am all for it.

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What about Cree LEDs ? They are supposed to be made in the USA

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Here’s an idea. I found this ‘jewel’ in the Pink Flashlight Thread . Wink
Gotta love the ‘pocket clip’…. Big Smile
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mmalive wrote:
Joshk wrote:
mmalive wrote:
Boaz wrote:
Buy a gun
Easier said than done. Conceal carry laws, red tape, etc….
What country are you in? I had no trouble buying my gun. I drove to a local store and walked out with a gun and ammo.
Crazy Cali. Try what you did here. I assure you WILL NOT get very far.

Wellp, it can be done…

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Here’s an idea. I found this ‘jewel’ in the Pink Flashlight Thread . Wink Gotta love the ‘pocket clip’…. Big Smile

Whoa. Wonder what kinda clown pants you’d have to wear to use that clip…

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Lightbringer wrote:
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Here’s an idea. I found this ‘jewel’ in the Pink Flashlight Thread . Wink Gotta love the ‘pocket clip’…. Big Smile
Whoa. Wonder what kinda clown pants you’d have to wear to use that clip…
I don’t know…. but you can bet they wouldn’t be pretty or practical. Wink … Just like that clip. Big Smile

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mmalive wrote:
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mmalive wrote:
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Buy a gun
Easier said than done. Conceal carry laws, red tape, etc….
What country are you in? I had no trouble buying my gun. I drove to a local store and walked out with a gun and ammo.

Crazy Cali. Try what you did here. I assure you WILL NOT get very far.

Thank goodness I am not there then. We are still pretty much free here …. as far as law abiding citizens go.
It is pretty much like Joshk says here also. Thank goodness…. Wink

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I was thinking this was going to be a EDC tactical light. Not something you want to use to thump someone with. If you want to do that buy a MagLight for cheap money and use that, or get something like a pd35tac from Fenix and use another weapon whatever it maybe, as that weapon would probably be more suitable for defending yourself over something like a small clublike flashlight that you are using to see and or to blind the attacker. Which could also become disabled because it breaks upon hitting the attacker then you have lost one of your defensive advantages .

My 2cents.

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Archangel72 wrote:
I was thinking this was going to be a EDC tactical light. Not something you want to use to thump someone with. If you want to do that buy a MagLight for cheap money and use that, or get something like a pd35tac from Fenix and use another weapon whatever it maybe, as that weapon would probably be more suitable for defending yourself over something like a small clublike flashlight that you are using to see and or to blind the attacker. Which could also become disabled because it breaks upon hitting the attacker then you have lost one of your defensive advantages .

My 2cents.

Maglites are decent. BUT the tube walls are VERY THIN. Can dent and bend easily. I tried to destroy one but really dented it real bad. Electronics powering light got damaged bad too.

The design of Batlight has to be in separate ( 2 – 3 pieces ) so that structural power is much stronger. Very important is thickness of diameter of tube. So when striking lessens chance of breakage.

I personally would use stainless steel or high carbon steel. Use the latest LEDs, run on 3 – 4 26650 OR 3 – 4 18650s. With aggressive SS strike bezel removable of course. similar to Wowtacs BSS Vol 3.

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Archangel72 wrote:
I was thinking this was going to be a EDC tactical light. Not something you want to use to thump someone with. If you want to do that buy a MagLight for cheap money and use that, or get something like a pd35tac from Fenix and use another weapon whatever it maybe, as that weapon would probably be more suitable for defending yourself over something like a small clublike flashlight that you are using to see and or to blind the attacker. Which could also become disabled because it breaks upon hitting the attacker then you have lost one of your defensive advantages.

Naw, you hold it by the head (to keep it from sliding out of your hand, too, when swinging), and whomp ‘em on the head with the tailcap.

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mmalive wrote:
Maglites are decent. BUT the tube walls are VERY THIN. Can dent and bend easily. I tried to destroy one but really dented it real bad. Electronics powering light got damaged bad too.

Stick in a sleeve to be able to load it up with 18650s, and pot the whole tube with epoxy in that deadspace.

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