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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    compact and bright

    posted by lindi on 10/10/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    The case is very compact and fits nicely to a side pocket of my backpack. The LED is bright but I don't know how to measure its brightness in any standard way. On a cold night the flashlight also warms your fingers :)
    Cons:
    The bond wires of the LED break easily if you drop the flashlight. I think this happens since the reflector can physically move...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 3
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 4
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    good flashlight

    posted by joss99 on 04/17/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    High quality light for a reasonable price. Texturing the surface of the reflector provides wide angle of the light spot. A good heat dissipation from the diode, for 4-5 minutes flashlight uniformly heated to a temperature of 40 degrees. The small size of on...
    Cons:
    A thin-walled enclosure. The cold light from the diode. Not at all threaded connections grease is present. Not very high qualit...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Perfect flashlight

    posted by Ivailo2 on 03/09/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    This is very good balanced flashlight. One of the best I own. The pros: - Very bright on 1.2A - Good optics, very well focused thrower. Good amount of spill - Very well built body without any problems. - Very durable. I own it for more than a year and a hal...
    Cons:
    Not at all. I can say as a con the follwong: - Hardly tailstand - No mode memory - Stupid strobe modes - The driver defected af...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Best deal for cheap money

    posted by Larson76 on 12/12/2011 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Very bright, very cheap, very solid
    Cons:
    Memory does not really work, while driving bike in the street, High mode is too bright, car drivers do not like it :). You alwa...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Great but not awesome light

    posted by tarwood on 06/21/2011 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Small and compact. Fits in your pocket, without any annoyance. VERY bright! Multiple settings from Hi, Med, Low, Strobe, SOS. Easy to operate. Inexpensive. Solid case.
    Cons:
    - Gets hot, but not uncomfortably hot. - Last two settings are worthless, Strobe & SOS. Was more annoying than anything else c...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Good honest flashlight

    posted by darioevo on 06/17/2011 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    - strong body - lightweight and small-size! - waterproof (o-ring on all threads) - good useful medium mode - is bright!! - good runtime - glow-in-the-dark tail cap - plastic ring anti short-circuit between emitter & reflector.
    Cons:
    - Flickering on med mode (quite fastidious)!! - no memory mode!
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    A good flashlight

    posted by Evgeniypol on 03/23/2011 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    Bright light. Good balance of the distant and dim light. Compact size. Little weight. Nice design. Powered by a rechargeable battery 18650. 5 modes of operation. There is a sealing gum. Rugged housing. Convenient power button. There is a str...
    Cons:
    Rapidly heated at a hi mode. Battery is included in the body is not dense and a bit unsteady. Last set of light is not memo...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Good flashlight

    posted by denisxor on 03/18/2011 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Very well build and work just as expected. Very useful to scare ravens on top of trees when walking around with the dog on evening (if there are lots of ravens above your route you are very likely to experience their excrement on your hat). Also it seems t...
    Cons:
    I don't like strobe mode. My wife just hates it.
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Very Nice Light

    posted by student69 on 12/29/2010 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    -Very Nice Looking -Light weight and good handling -5 modes are very useful -Bright enough, I own a lot of other lights that are brighter but in my opinion the size and weight / brightness ratio is very good with this light.
    Cons:
    -Clickly button does not feel as solid as some of my other lights. That said it does not feel so cheap that its going to be a p...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    TR-801

    posted by JuhaniM on 12/23/2010 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Flashlight is really small. No huge caps between the battery and the housing. Surface finish is flawless and with expencive looking. Overall tolerances are greate- threads are really tight and well fitting. For its size, light beam is really strong. I car...
    Cons:
    5 modes- high, medium, low, strobe and SOS. Two last ones are useless. Since these are the last you dont need to go through th...
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