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  • posted bymikhalv on 02/20/2013

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month Pros:Works great, very bright light. Easy to use, resonable cheap for the brighness Cons:- The battery hatch is poorly designed! It did not take long time before it broke so now I need to wrap adhesive tape around it to make it work - The batteries are also hard to... Read more

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  • posted bysmasher on 09/03/2011

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month Pros:Bright! Good throw. Tight beam. Uses 3x AA. I use ni-mh rechargeables. Cons:No focus/adjust for beam. I often find it too tight. It's claimed to have lo/med/hi settings but there's hardly any difference between any of the settings. It's just more clicks requir... Read more

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  • posted byMisterNobody on 06/28/2011

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month Pros:Brilliant amount of light, with good throw. Batteries last for ages, maybe 8..10 hours on high. If you need a high powered headlamp, this is brilliant bang for your buck. Cons:Like others mention, the closing "battery cap" twists into place. It's eas... Read more

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  • posted bygelimelech on 04/26/2011

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month Pros:This headlamp has a great cree led. Its light is very strong and bright. the head strap is very good and adjustable. I used it a lot when working at night or on Offroad trips... Cons:the casing is made of cheap plastic and does not last long. the closing pins... Read more

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  • posted bynr420 on 02/08/2011

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:more than 1 month Pros:Has a nice throw. I used this while cycling and was often able to get driver's attention by pointing the light to their faces, tens of meters away. Cons:Quality of plastics is questionable. Plastic body holding battery compartments cover broke after few weeks, making it... Read more

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  • posted bysammybones on 09/26/2010

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week Pros:Great form-factor; looks cool with the aluminum housing. Very bright, with very tight throwing hot-spot, and decent spill on the sides. Aluminum reflector and housing keeps the LED cool too. The button is nice and easy to click. Cons:Like others have said, the b... Read more

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  • posted by2009nikolay on 09/02/2010

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:more than 1 month Pros:- really bright headlight. - lightweight. - small enough to wear with convenience. Cons:The battery door is not reliable. You have to push hard to close it tightly enough. OtherThoughts:I could not find such a bright small headlamp for similar price elsewhere. There hav... Read more

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  • posted byaussiefx on 06/15/2010

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month Pros:It's a great little light. Really bright and pretty good run time given it's on 3 x AAA. Very light overall pretty good. Cons:The batteries can get a bit stuck in the compartment sometimes. Also, the biggest problem is the little plastic lugs that lock the bat... Read more

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  • posted byjhanratt on 05/13/2010

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week Pros:very bright. decent quality light. decent quality straps. Much brighter than my coleman headlamp. Comfortable to wear. very functional. like all headlamps it's always shining right where you are looking. Handsfree. Cons:The light assembly and body is a little on the large... Read more

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  • posted bymiihkaliN on 05/09/2010

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:more than 1 month Pros:+ power very well suitable for biking + beam focus well suitable for biking + good build quality + economic (batteries last long) Cons:- the various modes are useless (almost the same as full power) - blinking mode not available - head strap could be longer (a bit too s... Read more

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