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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Easy to work with optics

    posted by cappy on 09/14/2008 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    I have been building LED lights for MTB riding with these optics for quite some time now. I mainly use a 25mm copper pipe (for heat management), and a cree Q5 star emitter (not the best fit on these optics, and means you need to do a little bit of cutting o...
    Cons:
    Wished they fit Cree LEDs
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
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    bright with excellent flood

    posted by cappy on 08/23/2008 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    I like the type of light it gives out. I have these torches strapped to my mountain bike helmet nowadays. I previously used Romisen RC-K4 (sku.5379), and found the spot too intense. The RC-K4's would reflect light off the dust, creating a fog effect that I ...
    Cons:
    The switch. Tail cap has to be screwed in all the way, and the switch may sometimes not activate on 1st press.
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
    2 DXPoints
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    Very effective and bright light -

    posted by cappy on 07/11/2008 Certified Owner

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

    Pros:
    Cheap, solid and bright. Long and bright run times with 18650 batteries, and versatile enough to use those AAA batteries you have lying around (without the same run of course). Taken torch camping several times, and fellow campers are always impressed. Atta...
    Cons:
    None that I can think of. Some people might like more modes, but a simple on/off suits me fine - especially for mountain bikin...
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