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Eat Dirt
10-01-2011, 1:00 PM
I have a good friend who Needs ... A good handheld spotlight ( Would like a rechargable )

He needs to light up the area around the shop ( 300 Ft. Away )
When he hears the dogs chaseing something at night
His bedroom balcony faces the shop and it's on a lg piece of dirt so he needs a good spotlight
Already installed montion lights ... But it's a Lot of area to cover

So the quest is on for a high power handheld spotlight

Matt P
10-01-2011, 1:11 PM
This light from Jay at Flashlight Connection,
King of Throw (http://flashlightconnection.com/Dereelight-Flashlights/DBS-V3/DBS-V3-3SM-Cree-XP-G-R5-Flashlight-p259.html)
Along with this head,
Aspherical Head for DBS (http://flashlightconnection.com/Dereelight-Flashlights/DBS-V3/Aspherical-Head-for-DBS-CL1H-p145.html)

Just the DBS by itelf throws light crazy far. Put that other head on it, and I have been able to project light close to 300 yards.
I owned this brand for some time. I also own a number of Surefires and other brands. For a handheld light with the range of a common spotlight that plugs into a lighter, the Deree is incredible.
Plus, they have come down in price in a HUGE way. I paid over $150 for my set up.

I would buy that light combo again in a heartbeat.
Jay is super cool a pleasure to do business with..

Get one of the DBS that uses the 18650 batteries, and he can re-charge no problem.

Eat Dirt
10-01-2011, 1:17 PM
Thanks
I forgot to add that he wants something with the pistol grip
or lantern type
Not the flashlight type

97F1504RAD
10-01-2011, 1:55 PM
I have a Brinkman similar to this one and it is great stays charged for a long time.

http://www.google.com/products/catalog?hl=en&safe=off&pwst=1&rlz=1T4ADBR_enUS243US243&q=brinkmann+rechargeable+spotlight&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&biw=1280&bih=644&wrapid=tlif131750606460910&um=1&ie=UTF-8&tbm=shop&cid=5206419915212017597&sa=X&ei=EYyHTtONNunKiALtrNyoDA&ved=0CFAQ8wIwAA#

223556
10-01-2011, 1:58 PM
Surefire Hellfighter...

HalfMeltingEyes
10-01-2011, 2:08 PM
Surefire Hellfighter...
:iagree: That is... if you have 5Gs to drop :hide:

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tomd1584
10-01-2011, 9:32 PM
Fenix TK70.

2200 lumens, around $215.

http://www.fenixlight.com/viewproduct.asp?id=149

The Fenix TK30 is 650 lumens, and around $130.

Eat Dirt
10-01-2011, 9:43 PM
I'll be at the Del Mar gun show tomorrow

helpimng at the Cal-Guns Booth

I'll see what I can find / Thanks for the input guys

Sumo99
10-03-2011, 9:34 AM
Get a dive light. I have an Underwater Kinetics http://www.uwkinetics.com/products/light-cannon-eled
Way brighter than any of the surefires that I own. I just don't know how long you can run it out of water since the it uses water to keep it cool.

OpticsPlanet
10-04-2011, 7:23 AM
Sumo is right, go with a UK spot light. They are durable and some models can throw out some serious light. Here are a few options:
http://www.opticsplanet.com/s/underwater+kinetics/cat~59_pqr~underwater+kinetics+spotlight

Chase B.