What about Knives and Flashlights?

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by Mr.sig239, Jun 15, 2019.

  1. afishhunter

    afishhunter Basic Member Basic Member

    Oct 21, 2014
    The two Zéfal LED flashlights make excellent adjustable spread headlights. :)
    (yes. I have a Zéfal LED tail light mounted on the port/street side handlebar.)
    The gold anodized Castnoo LED flashlight illuminates dark corners in armoires and under the furniture and bed good enough.
    (all three flashlights use an single 18650 battery.)
    The Mora Number 1, and Cold Steel FINN BEAR live in the rollator's pouch/shopping bag.
    The Buck 110 is usually found on my right hip.
    The Demo knife (or a 4 blade scout/camp knife) tags along in my RFP. :)

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    (3 wheel (seatless by design) Nova "Traveler" rollator in the background, is currently sans lights.)
     
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  2. Dcdavis

    Dcdavis Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 13, 2018
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  3. vjb.knife

    vjb.knife Gold Member Gold Member

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  4. GB940Rookie

    GB940Rookie

    Apr 19, 2016
    I had one. Beautiful light. Nothing but trouble. Multiple problems. Owner of the company did nothing but make excuses. Said two of the problems were inherent in the design. Refused to return my money. I’d never give him another penny of mine.
     
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  5. Wasatch11253

    Wasatch11253 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Jan 31, 2020
    Used all 3200 lumens of the Seeker 2 Pro last night at a job site high on the top of a mountain in southern Utah. Bright enough to light up all the eyes of the wildlife around in the middle of the night. Limited edition CF anodizing flows with the exclusive Inkosi and the new AGA Zero.

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  6. ErocSD

    ErocSD Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 21, 2019
    That cf seeker 2 pro is cool, i have the fde
     
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  7. Dcdavis

    Dcdavis Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 13, 2018
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  8. nbp

    nbp Basic Member Basic Member

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    Jan 10, 2016
    I would say yes, for me they are. Just like Sebenzas are worth it. But I don't know what you value in your tools, so it's hard to answer that question. I have two Haikus and they are some of my favorite lights, and I own/have owned a great many of the high end production and custom flashlight makers out there. They are a straightforward, durable, beautiful light made by one of the best guys in the business. Plenty of options for batteries, emitters, converters, and lego-ing with other SF E-series parts to make the light of your needs. Buy one used and save some coin - you really can't do much damage to the Titanium shell that some superfine steel wool won't polish out
     
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  9. PeaceInOurTime

    PeaceInOurTime

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  10. SW-EDC

    SW-EDC Platinum Member Platinum Member

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  11. wayben

    wayben Gold Member Gold Member

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  12. kylemiller

    kylemiller Basic Member Basic Member

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    May 18, 2016
    I'm dipping my toes into lights. Got an FW3A after doing some research and gosh darn it, my needs might have been met on my first attempt. Thought about stepping up to the Ti model but I read a lot of issues about the threading on those. What's a good Ti light with comparable size and output to a Lumintop FW3A?
     
  13. GB940Rookie

    GB940Rookie

    Apr 19, 2016
    That’s impressive output for a small light.
     
  14. HwangJino

    HwangJino

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  15. rmill7

    rmill7 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Dec 28, 2018
    Love the dressy Delta...
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    But I can't beat the Alpha for beautiful beam AND runtime! ;)
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  16. Mr.sig239

    Mr.sig239 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Love the inlay on the Shiro!
     
  17. Mr.sig239

    Mr.sig239 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Picked up a usb charging LED work light. Need to try it out next time I work on the truck or clean the pellet stove.
     
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  18. Dcdavis

    Dcdavis Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 13, 2018
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  19. hhmoore

    hhmoore Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 7, 2014
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    My most carried, and probably most used, flashlight - it's attached to my work ID. Just a little thing...but Vinh worked his magic on it; so it meets all my needs at work (which isn't to say that I don't have bigger lights in my pack and jacket). I've been carrying the Buck 055 at work quite a bit, lately, as well - I figured it would be good for scale; but I included the pen for those unfamiliar with the knife.

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  20. hhmoore

    hhmoore Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 7, 2014
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