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Old January 18, 2013, 10:07 AM   #1
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Light recommendation under $50

I'm looking for a good tactical light as close to 200 lumens as I can get below or at $50. I've spend enough already on a safe, gun and ammo that I need to be a little budget conscious right now and can't spend too much. Maybe later but right now just need a good budget light.

This will be a nightstand light and will not be mounting it on my gun.
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Old January 18, 2013, 04:17 PM   #2
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What about the Fenix LD22? Is that a good brand/model? A little more than I said but I could splurge.
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Old January 18, 2013, 05:42 PM   #3
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I was ready to order and since I got no response I went ahead and got the Fenix LD22. Seemed to get pretty good reviews but I'll let you know.
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Old January 20, 2013, 03:08 AM   #4
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I roll a p7 ledlenser
I got it for $80 NZ, that should be avail in USA for $50
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Old January 21, 2013, 01:14 AM   #5
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techlite lumen master 200

$28.49 on Amazon.com.... for a 3 pack

I bought a 3 pack and they are just as bright as my Fenix PD30. Well built, I got mine on sale even cheaper, wish now I'd got another 3 pack at that price (I paid $15 at Costco).
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Old January 21, 2013, 05:04 AM   #6
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There are none for under $50 that will not fail!
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Old January 22, 2013, 11:37 AM   #7
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There are none for under $50 that will not fail!
What type of failures?
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Old January 22, 2013, 01:42 PM   #8
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There are a ton of lights for $50 or under that are very unlikely to fail, and paying more than that doesn't necessarily mean they won't.
I wouldn't worry about failures of any kind for a nightstand light. If you're not going to mount it on a gun (which shakes the crap out of them) or get it wet you've eliminated the 2 primary causes of failures. Try not to throw them down the stairs. Other than that just be sure to watch your batteries.

Fenix makes a good light. 4Seven also makes a good light for not a whole lot of money. Or for a nightstand light a big Maglight 3/4D works pretty well. You did good though.

Streamlight and surefire make good lights as well, but they've both got enough brand recognition to charge a premium for their stamp. Also they have to charge a little more to offset the cost of their advertising.
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Old January 22, 2013, 07:50 PM   #9
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Let usknow how the Fenix holds up. I'm a Surefire man and have thought about buying a Fenix a time or two but have read a lot of mixed reviews.
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Old January 23, 2013, 11:09 AM   #10
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http://www.monsterflashlight.com/?gc...FXCmPAodlkcAPQ
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