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Unread 10-27-2006, 06:33 PM
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gerber carnivore

I shelled out $50 for the new magical gerber blood seeing light. Arrowed a doe at dusk,and was very exictied to use this new spooky light. Bottom line... it's a joke. I found that my 60 lumen surefire showed much more visable blood than my new 'csi' wonderlight. When the blood trail thinned out and I was tracking blood spot by blood spot on my hands and knees, I would find a small spot with the surefire and then try to find it with the gerber, inches from my face and often could not. Save your money, this one's a fraud.
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Unread 10-27-2006, 07:22 PM
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Re: gerber carnivore

thanks for the input, take it back to where you bought it and tell em it doesn't work.
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Unread 10-28-2006, 11:32 AM
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Re: gerber carnivore

Thanks for the info I was tempted to pick one up
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Unread 10-31-2006, 02:35 PM
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Re: gerber carnivore

Do you think this new Surefire Kroma would be any better ?
It has the option of the red or blue LEDs for tracking blood.
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Unread 11-01-2006, 06:31 PM
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Re: gerber carnivore


Being an old(very old) bow hunter I have tried every type
of light known to man and still use a single mantel coleman
lantern because it produces a yellow light that realy reflects off blood and covers a larger area
than a flashlight.

Most LED,s produce a bluish light that doesent reflect as
well as the lantern.

Although not as handy the lantern still works best for me.
and I cary a small spritzer bottle of hydrogen peroxide
to verify that some small spots are blood.(peroxide will
foam up when exposed to blood).

Hope this helps
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Unread 11-06-2006, 10:42 AM
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Re: gerber carnivore

There are issues with the SF kroma... problems with the tail switch. Id hold of getting one for a while.

ill stick with my 1000+ lumen rechargeable light for half the price [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img]
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Unread 11-06-2006, 12:47 PM
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Re: gerber carnivore

1000+ lumen rechargeable light

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Really!! Will you post that information?

I too would like to light up the world [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img].
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