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Last thing you illuminated (used your flashlight)?

Discussion in 'Flashlights & Other Illumination Devices' started by DIlan, Oct 19, 2016.

  1. dmattaponi

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    I use my flashlights daily/nightly for something or other (usually seeing better in some low light situation), BUT I suppose the most recent "official" use of my flashlight was going out into the woods and finding my way to the deer stand before daylight to go hunting over the past couple of weeks.
     
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    my road that i live on has streets light that stopped working the past few nights.. lucky had my flashlight side note :was on my way to see the new star wars movie.
     
  3. Water-Rat

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    One of my students couldn't find his journal this morning. My Olight i3s lit up the inside of his desk so we could find it. Last night I used the i3s to goof around playing hide and go seek in a dark room with some kids at church.
     
  4. purplelady

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    Yesterday I used mine to look in my pots and pans cabinet looking for a pan. I also used it to look at my cat's butt to check for worms.
     
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    The floor. Used my Nitecore MT2A to look for legos in the carpet. My 5 year old son lost a few of the small, round lego pieces need for his space ship boosters.
     
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    Don't worry, light or not, you'll find them for sure with your feet anyway! (painfully)
     
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  7. KravenTheHunter

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    Oh, no worries. I found them after about 3 minutes of searching. Space ship now has assembled boosters and lego man is patrolling the galaxy. We're all safe..for now.
     
  8. TKC

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    I used my Titan Plus to illuminate a menu.
     
  9. Dingle1911

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    I used the red LED on my Oveready v5 to check on my daughter and pull down the blanket she rolled out from under. #dadlife
     
  10. Water-Rat

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    I used my Olight i3s several times in the attic when packing away the outside Christmas decorations. There's lights up there, but when you're working in the corners, your body is in between the light and what you need to see, so having the Olight balanced against a stack of boxes really helped. Later, I had my titanium innovations illuminati clipped to my ball cap brim while I returned some cinder blocks that had been used to hold down the outside Christmas decorations to the backyard pile. It's nice to have that hands free option so I don't have to set the light down to get work done.
     
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    Zebralight SC600w III Hi and H600Fd III to see a bit better putting up a roller blind.
     
  12. EZDog

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    So a few weeks ago I was asleep and woke up in the middle of the night and saw what looked to me at the time like an Alien Space Craft landing next to my house!
    I sat up fast and tried to understand what the hell was happening and got up and looked outside and it turns out that my Neighbor had gotten one of those silly mirror balls for her lawn and had a small light pointed at it while it turned?\Freaked me out and was stupid too!

    So Yesterday I received my Convoy C8 in the mail and stuck an 18650 in it and even during the daylight I could tell this light was direct from HELL!

    So of course last night I hit the Mirror Ball with it a little while after the neighbors lights went out for the night!
    Lights came on,the front door opened and she looked out and saw me and just stood there for a minute and turned around and went inside.

    I don't know about you but that was better than XMas for me!
     
  13. Urban Hermit

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    LOL looking for dog poop to pick up after my dog did her business in some ones yard during our walk last night. I use mine several times a day though. Searching for things in the closet or cabinets etc.
    Mid Missouri is about to have an ice storm tomorrow so I'll have a couple lights scattered around the house and one on me plus extra batteries since we could lose power. My two most used lights are my streamlight Micro Stream which is on my person at all times. (the dog poop finder). And my 5.11 TMT A1. If I should lose power this weekend though, I'll mostly rely on my rechargeable Coleman lantern. I have two fully charged rechargeable batter packs for it and one that uses C cell batteries with 2 rounds of batteries for it. I'll have light for several nights if need be.
     
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  14. EZDog

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    Here in STL myself!
    When I heard the news this morning listing the stuff I should make sure I had handy I thought,hmmm maybe I should get a few more lights?
    Maybe not!

    This is our signature weather event for Winter too,remember the one in '06 that last paralyzed the region?
    Good Times for me!
    I just move into my Egg in the driveway which is easy to keep going on Propane for a good long time and pretend I am camping,well I am camping just in my own driveway.[​IMG]
     
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    Checked the yard for chickens before locking the coop doors for the night. My old Surefire 6P still illuminates the yard just as if it were daylight.

    Sent from my SM-G900P using Tapatalk
     
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    I had to clean the bathroom ceiling vent/fan. Been awhile since I last cleaned it so it's accumulated a ton of dust. Unfortunately it's wired to the lights so it comes on when the lights are on.

    I just used my Fenix HL10 headlamp to light things up while I vacuumed and cleaned all the junk out.
     
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    Every evening, I use four to six lights, all ceiling-bounced, to light up my room, instead of that horrible torchier (I get much better coverage with multiple lights, and ceiling-bouncing lights make for nice mood lighting. I cannot stand direct lighting, when I'm using a computer, or watching TV (too harsh).

    All of these lights are lithium ion-powered, so cost is minimal (just pennies a day), since I can recharge all of them. I have plenty of chargers, so this makes life easier.

    Two of these are placed on my computer desk, on my monitor shelf (also tail-standing), and the light is bounced off the shelf above it, so I have nice back/side lighting (easier on the eyes, when staring at a computer screen for hours lol). I sometimes use a pair of Convoy (XM-L2 T6 4C) lights. I really love this tint, for this kind of lighting.

    I tend to use XP-L U5 7A3 (super warm), MT-G2, XM-L2 T6 4C, XM-L2 T5 5D3, and Nichia 219B, quite a bit, depending on what kind of tint I want, at that moment. They get interchanged periodically, just to keep things interesting. Many of these lights are Solarforce hosts (L2M, L2N, L2P, L2T), and I like using drop-ins by Customlites, Mountain Electronics, International Outdoors in a lot of these particular lights.

    Other lights I tend to use, for this purpose (while at home), are a Fenix PD40 (26650) a Jetbeam WL-S4 (MT-G2, double 18650), and an EagleTac MX3033C (6 Nichia 219B - 3 18650 batteries) again, ceiling bounced.

    P60 lights give me tons of choices. Couldn't be more pleased!
     
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    I have been using my light as a candle in the bathroom, not because of a power issue, but because I can. LOL
     
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    I bit my &!?*+~! tongue...HARD, used my EDC Fenix LD12 to look at the damage. Not too bad, but hurt like hell.

    I use my light almost everyday.
     
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    Used my Fenix TK11 to light up three moose up at our cabin, they were ok for a while and just wandered off into the blackness.
    cheers, John