What LED Torch/Flashlight is best

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Re: What LED Torch/Flashlight is best

Post by Jorrie » 17 Apr 2018 18:26

I support the LED LENSER idea.
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Re: What LED Torch/Flashlight is best

Post by Iaan du Toit » 17 Apr 2018 18:47

I have had my share of flashlights over the years.

Currently 5 led lensers, my kids one each so 7 in total and one maglite. I have had 2 with problems, Awesome Tools replaced both free of charge no questions asked.

Do not underestimate the maglite.

Many years ago I caught a poacher at night. A serious fight was ended very quickly with a 4 cell maglite, something a ledlenser cannot do.
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Re: What LED Torch/Flashlight is best

Post by Peter Connan » 18 Apr 2018 05:31

When I was still a student, I worked part-time in a gunshop.

One regular customer was a cop who would come and get a new lens and sometimes a new bulb for his Maglite.

He used to bring down running perpetrators by chucking his 4-cell Maglite at the backs of their knees, and that's all that ever broke.
But they are big and heavy and not terribly efficient by modern standards.
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Re: What LED Torch/Flashlight is best

Post by SCUBA Patrol » 18 Apr 2018 07:23

I Agree on the Maglite being a robust and proven torch, my stolen 3-cell also took down a couple of things and never missed a beat other than flat batteries! But technology over took Maglite on the LED side even with the replacement LED bulb and that is where the LEDlenser is way ahead at this stage.
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Re: What LED Torch/Flashlight is best

Post by hugejp » 18 Apr 2018 14:11

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Re: What LED Torch/Flashlight is best

Post by JohnBoyZA » 18 Apr 2018 14:12

Maglite always good and great support, but have had my Fenix RC40 for 5 years, never a problem and SO impressive (6000 lumens), is a heavy, but for that reason a fab defensive weapon.
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Re: What LED Torch/Flashlight is best

Post by georgeb » 19 Apr 2018 12:45

Wilkie wrote:
17 Apr 2018 07:21
Hi guys .. Afri farm supplies is closing down end of this month and are selling flash lites at really low prices and not to mention shoes and clothing...... :clap: :clap:
Wilkie - wie is hulle en hoe kom mens by hulle uit?
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Re: What LED Torch/Flashlight is best

Post by georgeb » 19 Apr 2018 12:47

A friend of mine bought something similar (the R3, 400.00 model) some time ago - a "meneer" of a wide angle torch, buy yes, also at a "meneer" of a price....
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Re: What LED Torch/Flashlight is best

Post by Chris Skinner » 18 May 2018 12:31

Decided on the Imalent DX80... its a beast!
32 000 Lumens - brightest torch in the world end of 2017.

Now on special at Torch SA.. R4200 (currently less than on Amazon...right here in SA) Bidorbuy price R7000

see advert:
https://torchsa.com/imalent-flashlights ... &results=1

see video on this torch:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bnuRnqEYRnc

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