- Aug 28, 2007
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If you are only getting 60 minutes of use, take it back, because the DC to DC regulator has a problem......
OK, I sort of see where you were headed with that, although you're a bit misguided. You have a flashlight that weighs on the order of seven TIMES what mine weighs, and has one fifth the battery life with the NiCad battery packs you're praising compared to the lithium batteries that 'suck'. You have a good light for what you need, no doubt about it. However, the lithium batteries exist specifically because they have a much higher energy density than NiCad. Their battery life under the same draw is far greater, not worse. To be more specific, the two CR123A batteries a typical Surefire or other compact LED light uses weigh a total of 34g, and provide around 3000mAh of stored energy.Your rechargeable NiCad pack only contains 700mAh of energy .
A few weeks ago, I bought a Smith & Wesson LED flashlight from Buy.com. This little flashlight is amazing, I took some photos to compare it to my Maglite, I'll take some photos showing the light output comparison when it
gets dark tonight:
Only cons I see are:
1) The S&W just isn't anywhere near as impressive in your pocket.
2) As a weapon, the S&W is easier to throw, but not as damaging when swung.
fixed it for you and any other Zack and Marie fans out there.I have a guy that is going to make me a custom LED Flesh-Light. Its the 7in model or so..... supposed to be supertight