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hearf
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Jun 10, 2014
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I've been looking for a nice compact flashlight with a high lumen value. This looks good and all, but I'm concerned about how hot the head gets as I'll most likely be carrying it in my pocket on and off. I know that with a high lumen output the heat is inevitable, but I don't want to burn myself everytime I pocket it after >1hr of use.
Jun 10, 2014
andy
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Jun 10, 2014
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I don't think you should be carrying any of these FLs in your pocket. It's about the size of a soda can and it would be pretty awkward. All of them come with a holster and can attach to your belt loop. Here is a photo from CPF of the TM11:
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Photo source: http://www.candlepowerforums.com/vb/showthread.php?326290-Nitecore-quot-Tiny-Monster-quot-TM11-(4x18650-3xXM-L)-Review-RUNTIMES-BEAMSHOTS-VIDEO
Jun 10, 2014
JDWarner
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Jun 11, 2014
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These lights are awesome, but...
If @hearf or others are interested in similar quality but a smaller package, check out my "Programmable Flashlights" poll. The Hexbright packs one XM-L2 LED - the same these use - into a compact package more like a tactical Surefire. Except it's also got an Arduino-compatible controller and is completely programmable.
Jun 11, 2014
andy
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Jun 11, 2014
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We actually have a sample unit in the office right now. Really cool FL, one example of what you can do is program it to change brightness depending on the angle of the light. So full brightness when pointing forward to the horizon and as you point closer to your feet it gets dimmer. Here is a poll for the different colors: https://www.massdrop.com/vote/hexbright-flex--choose-your-color. Hopefully we can launch in July, depending on inventory from Christian (Creator).
Jun 11, 2014
Amafan
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Jun 11, 2014
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Is this how to make a successful drop, divert attention to another subject.? At least let the drop close before drawing everyone away to something else.
Jun 11, 2014
JDWarner
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Jun 12, 2014
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This drop is already a runaway success, the Hexbright is in a completely different product category, and someone asked about that category.
Jun 12, 2014
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