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How do you carry your flashlight

Discussion in 'Flashlights & Other Illumination Devices' started by Redneck Bear, Nov 30, 2015.

  1. Redneck Bear

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    Hey,I'm starting probably a weird thread, but I'm curious HOW you carry your flashlights. I'm used to having my Fenix E12 (before it was Sipik) in my left pocket - theory is that when I would get my CCW (unless our wise leaders from the European Comission decide we don't need them at all), I would carry on my right side and be able to pull out my light with my left hand. Nothing wrong about that, but with versipack on my left side it is harder to pull the light out. And a larger light with a clip is uncomfortable because the pack bumps into the flashlight. So ... what are you carry options? :)
     
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    Olight S1 Baton in the 5th pocket...

    But i´m not carrying a firearm though. It´s highly illegal here in Sweden.
     
  3. PragmaticMurphyist

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    Fenix PD22-UE clipped low inside left-front trouser pocket
     
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    HDS Clicky in the left front pocket
     
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    Currently a Zebralight SC52d in a Skinth P2, in my right cargo pocket :)
     
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    Olight S10 in f.r.p.
     
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    my Solarforce Z2 is E12 size with a H M L sequence... the extra magazine for the G42 and it ride inconspicuously in a generic knife pouch on my left hip... same location for magazines on my competition rigs... the split ring helps retrieve it

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    Surefire E2D Front left pocket.
     
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    Generally I prefer to carry them in a fully enclosed belt pouch of some sort, protects the light in general and highly unlikely to fall out/get lost.
     
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    Pocket, sheath or pouch, I prefer to carry weak-side or left for a right-handed person. I carry a flashlight in a sheath with a velcro closure when I am hiking or riding. If you carry a pistol, an open top sheath is preferred.
     
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    In my homemade pocket sorter. The flashlight is the one in the middle. Thrunite Ti3.
     
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    On my keychain.
     
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    Front right pocket (currently jetbeam RRT01) never found an issue with having my EDC light in this pocket, even considering I carry my daily knife,pry and pen all in the same pocket with my Key-bar in the left front. Just seems to work for me.

    sent from S6 edge plus. boom!!
     
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    Left rear pocket, clipped to left side.

    If cargo pockets, clipped into front side of left pocket.
     
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    Sunwayman V11Rvn, front left cargo pocket

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    I also carry my backup, Fenix E05SSvn on a Python clip, clipped to my Gamble mini-D front left pocket.
     
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    Smaller lights go on the keychain or are clipped against the rear seam of the left front pocket. Larger lights go in a coat pocket or the right rear pocket. When I carry more than one light, I usually carry on opposite sides so I can get to a light regardless of which hand is full.
     
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    I keep a Microstream clipped in the left front pocket every day (for the same reason—CCW and pocketknife are on the right). Don't know about the Versipack, but I sometimes carry a small shoulder bag on the left side and don't find it much of a hindrance. If I'm walking at night I'll often carry the light in my left hand or in my jacket pocket since I'm more likely to need it.
     
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    That is a nice flashlight holster. What is it? :)
     
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    Carry a eagtac dx30lc2 clipped on left front pocket, spyderco Delica clipped on front right pocket and firearm 4 o clock or appendix.
     
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