Mag lite still the best truck flash light

Discussion in 'Equipment Discussions' started by 300 ultra, Aug 20, 2012.

  1. 300 ultra

    300 ultra Well-Known Member

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    I have always kept the big 4 d cell mag in my truck and was wondering what everyone carries. I am a light fanatic and have a sure fire, spot lights and many headlamps but Always count on the mag light.
     
  2. old_heli_logger

    old_heli_logger Well-Known Member

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    I have a 5 cell Mag Light tucked beside the seat of my car and that club makes a pretty darn good flashlight too. :D
     

  3. sasaholic

    sasaholic Well-Known Member

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    Streamlight flashlights are my choice. I leave it charging all the time in my 4runner so I know it will be fully charged whenever I need it
     
  4. robert6715

    robert6715 Well-Known Member

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    The new LED 4 cell mag lights are crazy bright,My boss bought new mag lights for all the company trucks and didn't realize one was an LED.That light is more than twice as bright as the standard mag light.

    Rob
     
  5. 300 ultra

    300 ultra Well-Known Member

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    I was looking at those LED ones. I may have to pick one of those up to.:D
     
  6. 1100 Remington Man

    1100 Remington Man Well-Known Member

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    Man am I behind I have a 3 D cell in my Truck for the last 15 yrs. gets new battery's every hunting season. It also is backup to my spot light when going on the Mississippi River Duck hunting.
     
  7. SidecarFlip

    SidecarFlip Well-Known Member

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    Everyone copied Mag Lite but the original is still the best and they make good clubs/hammers too.

    I have one in each vehicle and farm tractor.

    One time the original is still the best.
     
  8. Sully2

    Sully2 Well-Known Member

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    1 4-D cell light in my jeep
    3 3-D cell lights in my home
    small 2 AA sized light in my gun tool box

    That'll keep me going for awhile
     
  9. Clark

    Clark Well-Known Member

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    I got another Mag Lite today for a Nite Ize fiber optic bore inspector.
    I still have to get a Mag lite for that because it fits.

    But these days I carry a single AA battery flashlight in my shirt pocket, a Fenix LD12.
    It will do what the big flashlight will do, and it is always there.

    Amazon.com: Fenix LD12R5 Flashlight: Sports & Outdoors
     
  10. dbhostler

    dbhostler Well-Known Member

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    On my Mag Lite, 2 and 3 D cell lights I dropped in a TerraLux led "bulb" and use Powerex 11,000 mAh rechargable batterys. The beam will shine 100 yards plus and lights will burn for many hours. I have used these lights for a couple months every night and have not recharged. In my Surefire G2 lights, I also dropped in Cree led bulbs and heavy duty rechargable bats. Will also illuminate 100 yds and in such a small package. The day of paying a couple hundred for a custom made flashlight are gone.
    db
     
  11. Mike 338

    Mike 338 Well-Known Member

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    I have quite a few flashlights in my service truck. Streamlight Stinger, a LED headlight and a Makita 18 volt pivoting head worklight. The Makita is gets used for almost everything that doesn't require crawling on my belly. Then the headlight and lastly, the torch. Mostly I need a light to see what I'm doing so a hands free option gets used the most. I only use the torch for when I want some distance between me and what I'm looking for.