Best absolutely cheapest 18650 based light

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Best absolutely cheapest 18650 based light

I thought this would be appropriate for a budget light forum like this one.

My vote is for the Xanes 1102. $7 with coupon, 1600 lumens, no zoom crap.

Beats the convoy S2+ by $3+ .

Dont get me wrong, I prefer the S2+ but remember, I said cheapest.

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The Boruit D10 is pretty amazing for $12.

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I just got a FREE 18650 zoomie with my lion wholesale order today. When it's dark out I will report back. I wasn't aware I was getting a free light, I don't have a small zoomie, I am Pretty Damn pleased. My first order from lion wholesale

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thanks, zoulas. i would like to know this as well without coupons
or discounts and including shipping/taxes/etc…bottom line cost.
of course, different places mean different requirements.
please post your total cost, and we will mod from there.

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They are regularly seven or eight bucks on BG. No coupon needed Might be less with a coupon who knows.

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Wasn’t the Wowtac A3 going for 7bux or similarly stoopit-cheap?

Damn good for that price (30bux now!).

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why are the cheap ones always large and heavy?

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wle wrote:
why are the cheap ones always large and heavy?

Because if they were light and small they would not be cheap. LOL

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wle wrote:

why are the cheap ones always large and heavy?

To save on shipping, of course.  :FACEPALM:

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zoulas wrote:
wle wrote:
why are the cheap ones always large and heavy?

Because if they were light and small they would not be cheap. LOL

just seems like small would save on shipping AND materials….

just saying

being bigger makes it easier to heat-sink i guess

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A convoy s2+ can usually be had for 9,9 $ on sale, which is a great light, great build quality and very mod-able

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Yokiamy wrote:
A convoy s2+ can usually be had for 9,9 $ on sale, which is a great light, great build quality and very mod-able

all true but too BIG

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raccoon city wrote:

The Boruit D10 is pretty amazing for $12.

The tint of Boruit D10 is as blue as the sky. Sofirn was selling D25s with battery $11.99 shipped from USA – a much better light

My cheapest 18650 Flashlight was BlueFire 1200 Lumen Super Bright CREE XM-L2 LED with Adjustable Focus (can take 18650/21700/26650). I paid $5.99 total in 2016 (Amazon)

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GhostJoe wrote:

The tint of Boruit D10 is as blue as the sky.

I ordered neutral white, and the tint in mine is not bluish in the least.

I prefer warm white, but my Boruit D10 has a very nice tint.

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raccoon city wrote:

GhostJoe wrote:

The tint of Boruit D10 is as blue as the sky.


I ordered neutral white, and the tint in mine is not bluish in the least.


I prefer warm white, but my Boruit D10 has a very nice tint.


I hate the name of that light, if they took out the [ui] it would be the Bort D10 Party

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S11C, then. Featherweight light, should be moddable.

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