2-AAA Non-Maglite suggestion please

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2-AAA Non-Maglite suggestion please

For my work (Air Ambulance) I am looking for pen sized light, like a AAA Maglite, that will fit in the arm or leg “Pen” pockets of the flight suit.
I am also looking for a Soda Can sized torch for the same job, as detailed in” this thread”:https://budgetlightforum.com/node/80473

I have a 2 cell (own converted LED) AAA Maglite at the moment, but it is single brightness.

Want something with a simple No-Memory UI that always comes on in Low or moonlight and with NO strobe flashing modes.

Any 2-AAA’s that can run GuppyDrive type firmware?

I have browsed many posts here and have seen this photo on the “Collection” post.

Counting from Right to Left the lights 2,3,4 5 interest me. Especially number two , the 90 degree head version. that could be most useful.

Any suggestions greatly appreciated

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Edited by: NeilP on 01/08/2022 - 05:15
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From right to left, light 1 onwards, manufacturers of those look like:

Thorefire?, Manker, jetbeam, astrolux, Sofirn?, Not sure #6, not sure #7, #8-#11 are Lumintop, #12 & #13 are singfire or blf 348, not sure #14, Thorefire, sofirn, Lumintop, ?Nicron (not familiar with this brand), Generic COB work light.

I’ve an astrolux keychain light, it’s not that impressive as the head wobbles due to poor thread tolerance.

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From right :
1 : ? it can be a Nicron
2 : Nicron. Amazon has some models of this brand
3 : ?
4 : Sofirn pen light
5 : Thorfire PF04

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No1 shoult be the “Nicron N73” pen light, link: https://www.reddit.com/user/gjdigiprint/comments/e8qw0t/nicron_n73_review/

Maybe you find more interesting “twist head flashlights” at the Nicron webpage: https://nicronlight.com/TwistFlashlight.html

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I think no3 might be: “Lumintop IYP365” pen light, link: https://lumintop.com/?s=IYP365.

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the IYP365 seemed perfect..except it starts in High mode Sad
N73 does not seem available any more…but no info on what modes and direction.

Other option might be a AAA host and make my own

hmm

Nicron does not seem to list the N73 on the site any more..only a AA version which would be too big..28mm. Needs to be BIC biro sort of size and long enough not to slip inside th epocket..and yes that has happened before.

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Thorfire says it starts in moonlight mode.., is a good price..but Amazon says not available! …Google not bringing up any options either.

Any one have a ThorFire PF04 they will sell? Wink

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Ultratac A3 is 3 mode, starts in low and no blinky’s. There are a few Chinese sellers on Ebay that have them. Same style and size as the IYP.

I have three of them, one with a nichia in it, one with a red led in it and one with a UV emitter in it. They are great little lights. I tried the IYP’s and the didn’t care for the modes sequence. Lumintop always screws up good lights with mode memory or dumb starts in high or medium. I swore off Lumintop.

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Hey, thanks
Nothing showing on EBay or Amazon UK

Will keep a search on eBay

Thanks
It does look the ideal one

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In case you don’t know there is a sub-forum dedicated to multiple AAA lights which would help focus your search.
You can get to it through the ‘Forum Categories’ sub-menu listed under the Main Menu (top left of my browser page, don’t know where it is on yours Big Smile )
but here is a direct link: https://budgetlightforum.com/forum/flashlights/multipleaaa

In the first post of the first thread buck91 mentions a Nitecore MT06MD which might suit your needs?

Available here as an example only as i’ve never used the site, it was just early in the Google search results:

https://www.nitecore.co.uk/Shop/Torches/MT-Series/13533-Nitecore-MT06MD.html

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I’ve owned a couple of Thorfire PF04s, and unfortunately while they satisfy your other requirements, they do have mode memory (and are discontinued now).

However, here’s something that should perfectly fit your requirements: Wurkkos WK02
- 2 x AAA
- 3 modes (Low, Medium, High)
- Starts on Low
- High CRI
- Forward-clicky mechanical switch

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Marc E wrote:
In case you don’t know there is a sub-forum dedicated to multiple AAA lights which would help focus your search.
You can get to it through the ‘Forum Categories’ sub-menu listed under the Main Menu (top left of my browser page, don’t know where it is on yours Big Smile )
but here is a direct link: https://budgetlightforum.com/forum/flashlights/multipleaaa

In the first post of the first thread buck91 mentions a Nitecore MT06MD which might suit your needs?

Available here as an example only as i’ve never used the site, it was just early in the Google search results:

https://www.nitecore.co.uk/Shop/Torches/MT-Series/13533-Nitecore-MT06MD.html

Thanks about sub forum..missed that..
the MT06MD is one I already have in my shopping cart from Torch direct

https://www.torchdirect.co.uk/led-hand-torches/nitecore-mt06md-penlight-...

thanks again

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Serlite wrote:
I’ve owned a couple of Thorfire PF04s, and unfortunately while they satisfy your other requirements, they do have mode memory (and are discontinued now).

However, here’s something that should perfectly fit your requirements: Wurkkos WK02
- 2 x AAA
- 3 modes (Low, Medium, High)
- Starts on Low
- High CRI
- Forward-clicky mechanical switch


nice thanks

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LINK for the Ultratac A3

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I second Serlite’s suggestion of Wurkkos WK02. I quite like mine, and it’s one of only two lights I’ve been sent for review that I’ve kept after the review has been finished.

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ok , thanks

have some good pointers there.

Thank you

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