A Zebralight SC600 and its budget counterpart, an Ultrafire UF-T50, will be torture tested by The Shadow, then by scaru, then by mkett39, then restored by Old-Lumens and finally given away.
You, fellow flashlight fans, can enter the giveaway by guessing which light will hold up best: the SC600 or UF-T50. Lights will be tortured, but not so totally destroyed that Old-Lumens can’t resurrect them.
Torture tests and restoration will be performed as follows and documented in this thread:
- The Shadow — freeze, submerge and boil.
- scaru — extended runtime and drop tests.
- mkett39 — drag behind vehicle, drop in bucket of motor oil, run over with tractor trailer.
- Old-Lumens — restore lights in whatever creative way he sees fit; obviously these will become one-of-a-kind collectors items.
The Rules (PLEASE read carefully):
1) You must be a BLF member, registered on or before January 1, 2013, from any country.
2) To enter, simply guess which light will hold up best BEFORE the results of the first torture tests are posted.
3) You will have at least three days to enter, maybe more, and then the giveaway will be closed and this will become a “reality TV” thread where test results and restoration progress will be posted.
4) The Shadow will randomly select a winner for the restored winning light from those who guessed correctly and randomly select a winner for the restored losing light from everyone who entered, which gives those who guessed correctly an advantage and a chance to win both lights.
5) You may change your guess up until the time the giveaway closes. Doing so after that will result in disqualification.
6) The Shadow may adjust these rules if/as needed for unforeseen events and circumstances but no matter what happens, a SC600 and a UF-T50 will be given away here.
This entire process will clearly take some time so please be patient. Enter while you can and then sit back and relax and grab a coffee or a beer and enjoy the show!
Special thanks to scaru, mkett39, and Old-Lumens for graciously agreeing to play active roles and thanks to everyone else for their input.