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What size flashlight do you edc, and is it on your person or in a bag?

Discussion in 'General EDC Discussion' started by ballard, Mar 4, 2014.

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How large is your EDC flashlight

  1. Keychain sized (up to 1xaaa)

    39.5%
  2. Pocket sized (up to about 1 inch, including reflector)

    57.5%
  3. Larger (probably too big to be comfortable in a jeans pocket)

    23.1%
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  1. dmattaponi

    dmattaponi Loaded Pockets

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    I decided a while back that I wanted my flashlights to run off AA battery, so this dictates the size of my lights. My current edc light is a Thrunite 1Av3 which uses a single AA battery. Long runtime on lower setting and plenty bright on high setting. My house and car lights are all Thrunite TN4A' which run on 4AA batteries. I also switched to rechargeable batteries.

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  2. RogerStenning

    RogerStenning EDC Junkie

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    I EDC two flashlights on a regular basis; the one on my person is an UltraFire Mini 3-MODE 7W 400Lm CREE Q5 LED Flashlight with focussing ring (they cost peanuts from pretty much anywhere you care to name, but I got mine off Amazon), the other is a Mini Maglite, which is in my extended EDC kit. Both use AA batteries, which makes the logistics a little simpler ;)
     
  3. Viper101

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    I went with a Nitecore MT2A and while I like the light, I wish I had went smaller. It rides in my pack and is way too big for pocket carry.
     
  4. EricV

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    Fenix ld12 is the perfect size for me. Used to carry a SF C2 but it was overkill.
     
  5. bryan123

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    Interesting question. Mostly category 1 for me

    Nitecore Tube on my EDC keychain
    Fenix E05 on my belt
    Fenix E01 in my Pocket Maximizer
    Princeton Tec Pulsar in the car's coin bin on a ring with a KERT rescue tool

    I guess I need some bigger lights....
     
  6. Spatenparty

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    No. You just need the Fenix TK75 with 4000 lumens. This single flashlight counts as ten ;)
     
  7. Strayz

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    4/7's Quark 123^2

    I have considered replacing it, then I remember I live in Alaska and days get really short half of the year.

    Then again I have a rather good collection of lights ( pushing 19-25), so I do have a few to choose from.
     
  8. iacchus

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    I have a Prometheus Beta QRv2 on my keychain, so it is always on my person. In my bag is either a Ra Clicky, ZL SC63w, or Surefire 6P w/ a Malkoff drop in.
     
  9. HyPnOtIk

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    I carry the Thrunite TN12. I keep it in my bag I take to work with me.
     
  10. Sao
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    AA eagle tac d25a click to. Always on my person clipped to a pocket. I also have a nitecore tube on my key chain.

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  11. SOS24

    SOS24 Loaded Pockets

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    My EDC is a Blackwater Kite carried on my keychain. It is a small rechargeable 10180 that also can throw 140 lumens on high.
     
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  12. 313

    313 Uber Prepared

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    Either Fenix E05 during work days, or Fenix LD12 after dark. Answered cat. 1 because the E05 does get more carry time.

    There's a spare light in my Maxpedition EDC organizer which is always in my bag, but primary lights are always in pocket.
     
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  13. Cerberus.

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    Led Lenser F1R on my person always. JetBeam BC25SE in my daily bag.
    Led Lenser M7R in car with a Jetbeam headlamp.

    Stay Bladed.
     
  14. mrwrightprice34

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    [​IMG]peak pocket lights. From left to right: el Capitan in stainless, eiger #4 in stainless, mule eiger in brass, and a 2-AAA eiger with clip

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  15. mrwrightprice34

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    [​IMG]beamshots in the same order. That turbo el cap looks like a :censored: lightsaber

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  16. NelsonIII

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    Fenix E05, 1xAA. Bag duty. Don't need a light much.
     
  17. Dustin.G

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    99% of the time its a AAA olight i3, the older style with screw on pocket clip. Clipped to my right front pocket, or 5th pocket if wearing jeans. If wearing shorts, then clipped in the right back pocket. I just dont have a reason or desire to carry anything bigger most of the time.

    the other rare times i think i might need something brighter, i have a couple 1x cr123 lights. If im going out to wander the night for photography, or hiking/camping or whatever, i will take one of those.
     
  18. Brendon

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    Thrunite T01 in my pocket (EDC)
    Thruite Archer 1A V3 (VEDC)
     
  19. TKC

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    I carry a Malkoff SHO, which is 3.75 inches, in my watch pocket of my Levi's.
     
  20. Bird_Dog

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    Fenix E12 in my pocket :)