gerber carnivore

Discussion in 'Equipment Discussions' started by redstater, Oct 27, 2006.

  1. redstater

    redstater Active Member

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    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.
     
  2. lovdasnow

    lovdasnow Well-Known Member

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    thanks for the input, take it back to where you bought it and tell em it doesn't work.
     

  3. BrandonA

    BrandonA Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the info I was tempted to pick one up
     
  4. Gunflash

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  5. J E Custom

    J E Custom Well-Known Member

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    RED

    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
    J E CUSTOM
     
  6. abinok

    abinok Writers Guild

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    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 /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif
     
  7. MagMan

    MagMan Well-Known Member

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    [ QUOTE ]
    1000+ lumen rechargeable light

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    Really!! Will you post that information?

    I too would like to light up the world /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif.
     
  8. Gunflash

    Gunflash Member

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    abinok:
    Thanks for the info about the Surefire Kroma ....there sure
    are a lot of low/high intensity and color options on this
    flashlight.
     
  9. abinok

    abinok Writers Guild

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    Its a custom built light... Uses a 2d maglite host and NIMH batteries. Runtime with the 1150 Lumen lamp is about a half hour, with the 600 lumen lamp its just under an hour.
    Theres also some longer runtime options avalable.
    Ive got enough parts on hand to build 4... 2 are spoken for.
    Prices are about $100 without batteries and charger, $175 or so with batts.