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What is your current EDC flashlight, part three.

Discussion in 'Flashlights & Other Illumination Devices' started by cowsmilk, Mar 3, 2014.

  1. Patrick87

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    Sorry bad angle.:eek:
    That's my ZL H502w with the attached headband.
     
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    NICE!! This deserves a repost...
     
  3. srvctec

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    Probably a little late to the party, but check out http://www.candlepowerforums.com/vb/showthread.php?126645-Comprehensive-Grease-and-Lube-Thread

    ALL the info you will EVER need about flashlight lube. :)
     
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    The first post of that thread is key (the whole thread is a little overwhelming). I use Nyogel 779ZC exclusively on all my lights for the last 10 years or so. Still using the same tube.

    Edit: Had to go grab my tube to see what the actual Nyogel number was. Added it above
     
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    Yeah I gathered most of my info from the OP. That Nyogel stuff sounds great. I just ordered some Krytox 5050 per archimedes advice so we'll see how it works out
     
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    Copper beta qr is starting to patina real nice.
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    Olight S1, really like this little light, great mode design and beam is phenomenal.. The clip is one of the worst and dysfunctional design I have ever seen on a flashlight thou, guess I cant get everything. [​IMG]
     
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    New EDC flashlight! Berylium copper eiger! Am I stupid for being really enthused that it has that little peice so I can control how bright it is just by how hard I tighten the head down? Because I love that. And I can't wait to see how it is going to patina since it isn't just regular copper.

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    I wish I could say, one way, or the other, whether this stuff will work well; but I've never used it; so, I can't speak for its reliability. I know the Nyogel has worked flawlessly for me for all of my lights (and a little goes a very long way); so I always recommend it wholeheartedly, to other flashlight enthusiasts.
     
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    david57strat I ended up returning the Super Lube today because I ordered some Krytox 50/50. I'll see how I end up liking it and let you all know here.
     
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    Patina update on my Maratac CR123

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    How has this light been working for you? Ive had one for about 2 weeks now, i used it once for the complete battery runtime (much shorter than advertised and anticipated), recharged it til the indicator turned green. it sat on the shelf for about 4 days, i went to use it today and all i can get to happen is the rear red light to turn on. the main beam will not do anything. i have tried activating the transport lock and and deactivating it, putting in standard alkaline batteries, charging (indicator turns green as soon as i plug it in). still nothing.

    Just wondering if youve ever had any issues with your light since youve had it for a while now.

    Thanks in advance for any replies!!
     
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    Sc52 hcri


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    Forced patina on my brass betaqr
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    Because the light is so small, the on/off button is difficult to immediately feel in my hand. So I set the clip exactly opposite the on/off switch on the light's body. That way, when I grab the light I position the clip against my finger tips, effectively forcing the on/off switch exactly under my thumb. For me, that adds significant function to that 'dysfunctional design' you mention. :)
     
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    And that is why i keep the clip on, the button is hard to find without it :)
     
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