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Flashlights: whats your favorite?

I have had mag lights in the past, though they have been good lights I hate always having to buy batteries and think I would like something that has rechargeable's. I found this on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Streamlight-75763-Stinger-Flashlight-Chargers/dp/B002VV7SFG/ref=sr_1_1?s=hi&ie=UTF8&qid=1329690301&sr=1-1
Looking for your thoughts. I like the size of a 4 D mag light but would take something with better light output in the smaller package with good battery life.

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I use a Stinger LED Streamlight everyday at work. It is awesome and well worth the money in my opinion.

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i use coleman 90 & 130 lumes from walmart doing great holding up better than my last maglight. and no special batt {3aaa}


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The little free ones that they give away at Harbor Freight with a coupon . I have one or two in the truck, one in the car, and two in my toolbox and other places that I have probably forgotten about. They are LED and fairly bright, and the price and shear number of them I have make them hard to beat. Always have one stashed somewhere within reach.

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I have an L.E.D Mag light and its a piece of crap. It always cuts out and gets dim. They are supposed to have a lifetime warranty right? I thought about taking it back but its all scratched up and I doubt they would do anything for me, even though its been doing it since day one

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i have several led mag lites (3 D battery) and i love them one in everytruck and several in the house they last forever on a set of batterys but the light i like the most is my snap on pen size led inspection light, its as bright as my mag lites but only uses 2 AAA batterys and fits in my shirt pocket

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I got 2 of the mag chargers. Those are very nice and bright, but the bulbs burn out. You can pick up a brand new one for right around $90. I also have a streamlight stinger ds led hp. That is a very bright flashlight. I got the piggyback charger with 2 batteries, but it was just over $200 when I bought it a couple of years ago.

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my gerber flashlight http://http://www.rei.com/product/76...ore-flashlight it will take that special surefire type or one AA or one AAA. It is perfect for always having light when I need it.

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i have the coast tac torch dual color, best flashlight i have ever owned. been through the wash numerous times, been dropped in my overflow tank, into a pan of fresh hot motor oil, been dropped in numerous smud puddles, and run over with my truck and a abobcat 325 excavator......still works like enew, and isnt even really dinged up


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