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Machined aluminum, black anodized body with a sturdy pommel-like base used for keeping the light upright or as an impact-weapon.
It uses a dual momentary or constant-on side switch. You can keep the light on constantly, or momentarily with the press of the button.

The head is also solid aluminum with crenulations that serve a couple different purposes; self-defense and allowing light to be seen when the light is placed on its head. You'll never run the batteries out by accident with this feature. [see pic below]
The lense and reflector are plastic.

With two D-Cell batteries, it weighs 24.6 ounces.

The output from this light is some of the most impressive i've seen from any retail purchased flashlight. The beam has a large and very bright flood, and an extremely intense hotspot. It does have some rings around the hotspot, but in real world use they aren't distracting. The packaging claims "up to 200 lumens"



shown here flanked by Maglite 3-D and 2-C:



For $25-30 it is one of the brightest, best deals for a Cree LED flashlight. Just be sure that the LED is properly centered for maximum brightness.

The bottom line is that you get a FLAME THROWER for $25 that is brighter than many flashlights selling for over $100. Everyone here should consider getting one of these flashlights.

These are available at your local Home Depot for $25-30, depending on location. Part number sku 626 731
 

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I got a 6-pack of cheap Husky LED flashlights for $10 from Home Depot after christmas. They aren't high quality, but they put off pretty good light and for $1.50 a piece, I stashed one in every car, plus a few around the house.

That one you posted looks really nice, I might have to pick one up!
 

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This thing is easily 3-4 times brighter than the 3D cell Maglite and just as rugged. I plan on getting a couple more to throw in the car and closet.

If you haven't seen how much brigher LED lamps are, you're really missing out.
 

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One thing about LED flash lights that often gets overlooked, batteries last much longer. I have a streamlight 4AA light. I left it on for 6 days straight to test the batteries. It was still chugging. My wife has one on her nightstand and the batteries lasted 18 months of minimal use. I changed them only because I was afraid of them leaking. :thumb:

http://www.streamlight-flashlights.com/4aa-propolymer-led-flashlight.html
 

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One thing about LED flash lights that often gets overlooked, batteries last much longer. I have a streamlight 4AA light. I left it on for 6 days straight to test the batteries. It was still chugging. My wife has one on her nightstand and the batteries lasted 18 months of minimal use. I changed them only because I was afraid of them leaking. :thumb:

http://www.streamlight-flashlights.com/4aa-propolymer-led-flashlight.html

Leaking Batteries ruined my Streamlight ProPolymer Flashlight, being that the light is basically everything proof, I didn't know it was leaking until it was too late :( That light was rated to last up to 336 hours continuous run time
 

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umm... I guess I'm fortunate. I've never had leaking batteries actually ruin a light for me. When it comes to tools I buy the best, so have always owned Mag-lights and other everything-proof stuff. On the occasion that I have a battery rupture and leak, rubing alcohol and an old toothbrush are usually all it takes to return to working order.
 

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"Justin" case flashlight

This flashlight is as good as any Maglite, except brighter.

Mine is holding up very well - i keep it in my car for "emergencies"
[i wish they made a 3-cell version!] My only gripe is the cheap plastic lens that's easily scratched.

I plan on getting another one for general household/garage use
 

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McN,

find your local model shop/RC car shop and you can get a sheet of polycarbonate. Cut a disk out of that and replace the cheap plastic lens. I've done the same on a dozen lights over the years. One sheet goes a *long* way.

rich
 

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McN,

find your local model shop/RC car shop and you can get a sheet of polycarbonate. Cut a disk out of that and replace the cheap plastic lens. I've done the same on a dozen lights over the years. One sheet goes a *long* way.

rich
Thanks! Excellent idea :)
 

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bump for a GREAT flashlight

I'm still using the original batteries, and it's still going strong...

This flashlight is bright enough to read a book by resting it on its base pointing upwards.

My only gripe is the cheap plastic lens
 

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love mine, always on my nightstand next to my pistol or in my BOB. bright as hell!!! would certainly temporarily blind an intruder, and lights up the trail like a floodlight.
 

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This thing is easily 3-4 times brighter than the 3D cell Maglite and just as rugged. I plan on getting a couple more to throw in the car and closet.

If you haven't seen how much brigher LED lamps are, you're really missing out.
I have this light and it is the best flashlight I have ever used ,Home depot sold it but no longer can it be found ? I cant even get a web site or number for Husky .
Can any body help me find this Husky 4-watt 2d led flash light ?
My nephew is a cop in Daytona Beach Fl. and I wanted to send him one of these lights for his birthday . FYI. every cop and firefighter in Miami bought these lights up as soon as they arrived on the store shelves ! They:confused: cut through smoke like a laser beam !
 

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this thing rocks!

I'm pleased to report that this flashlight is still going strong and still has a bright, focused beam.

Highly recommended for shtf scenarios and tornado season


I have this light and it is the best flashlight I have ever used ,Home depot sold it but no longer can it be found ? I cant even get a web site or number for Husky .
Can any body help me find this Husky 4-watt 2d led flash light ?
My nephew is a cop in Daytona Beach Fl. and I wanted to send him one of these lights for his birthday . FYI. every cop and firefighter in Miami bought these lights up as soon as they arrived on the store shelves ! They:confused: cut through smoke like a laser beam !
What happened to our new friend here?
Hope everything worked out for ya!
 
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