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beHop
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Landmass
Member since Jan 2012
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Cree Flashlights

Couldn't find the thread I started on replacing my stolen items, but someone referred this light to me and damn it that thing is BRIGHT. Shot it across about a 200 yard distance last night and could nearly count the needles in the pine trees. Whoever linked that thing to me, thanks! I'm about to order a couple more to keep in the truck and what not.


Langston
LSU Fan
Cenla
Member since Nov 2010
6225 posts

re: Cree Flashlights
Is this the one that someone said was on sale a while back? I need something and couldnt find it.


Schwartz
Hail Victory!
Member since Nov 2006
26278 posts

re: Cree Flashlights
Gearhog has them every once in a while.


cdaniel76
Member since Feb 2008
16717 posts

re: Cree Flashlights
Saw one today on a "1 sale/day" site for $2.99. Lemme see if I can find it again.


Edit: Searched for it and it must have sold out. Can't find it anymore.
This post was edited on 3/8 at 2:11 pm


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bbvdd
Alabama Fan
Memphis, TN
Member since Jun 2009
9784 posts

re: Cree Flashlights
Costco had a pack of 3 cree "tactical" light a couple of months ago for $20. I bought 3 packs of them and have been extremely impressed.


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beHop
Ole Miss Fan
Landmass
Member since Jan 2012
11421 posts

re: Cree Flashlights
I think the link I got had the light for like $2 but the shipping was like $19.99 Still a hell of a deal though. I'll see if I can find it in my posts.


eta: Cree on eBay
This post was edited on 3/8 at 2:27 pm


VolsFan24
South Carolina Fan
Member since Jun 2011
2153 posts

re: Cree Flashlights
how are these compared to the streamlite


Langston
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Cenla
Member since Nov 2010
6225 posts

re: Cree Flashlights
Damn, you werent kidding.


bbvdd
Alabama Fan
Memphis, TN
Member since Jun 2009
9784 posts

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quote:

how are these compared to the streamlite


Fraction of the price of a streamlite.


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taurusjwf
LSU Fan
Member since Oct 2008
814 posts

re: Cree Flashlights
Just ordered a Cree Q5 from Amazon...


Nodust
LSU Fan
Member since Aug 2010
19034 posts

re: Cree Flashlights
quote:

Just ordered a Cree Q5 from Amazon...
I'm ordering when I get home.

Could I attach it to a Judge or would that be to badass.


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Boats n Hose
LSU Fan
NOLA
Member since Apr 2011
37140 posts

re: Cree Flashlights
My flashlight thread is when I found out about them, got the Cree K8 off eBay and used it for frogging and this hunting season. That thing is BRIGHT


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beHop
Ole Miss Fan
Landmass
Member since Jan 2012
11421 posts

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Damn, you werent kidding


Momma didn't raise no liar.

I really like the multi function feature as far as switching from standard to LED, but I can' really think of a use for the strobe function. However, I cut it on in my house with the lights off, and now I'm thinking about hosting a rave. All obers are invited. Shit's gonna get weird.


TigerOnThe Hill
Springhill
Member since Sep 2008
3022 posts

re: Cree Flashlights
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Could I attach it to a Judge


Could do it w/ the proper combination of hot glue and duck tape, but would probably only get a few shots out of it. :-) OTOH, when using the Judge, who needs more than a few shots?!


Dolemite
LSU Fan
Lake Charles
Member since Dec 2006
969 posts

re: Cree Flashlights
Someone tell me more about these lights.. Exactly how good are they, and what letter/number combination is the one to buy? k8, Q9, etc.


beHop
Ole Miss Fan
Landmass
Member since Jan 2012
11421 posts

re: Cree Flashlights
The K8 500 LM is the one I got. It comes with two rechargeable lithium ion batteries and adapter. It's a $20 investment that you will not regret. I can't speak for its durability yet because I haven't taken it to the field yet, but it seems really well built. Just buy one. It's not like you're emptying your savings account to get it. You won't be disappointed.


smoked hog
Arkansas Fan
Arkansas
Member since Nov 2006
718 posts

re: Cree Flashlights
I have both the zoomable 1000 lm and the 1600 lm. You can't go wrong with them. Only problem I've had was dropping one and the reflector popping loose, just unscrew lens and push it back in place. I've used it all year hunting and trapping and its held up great. Bright enough to spotlight a skunk at 100 yards at 5am.


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Vol Fan in the Bayou
Tennessee Fan
Member since Nov 2009
4155 posts

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Oh gosh, will this turn into another 11 page thread about flashlights?

The thread you were talking about is in the Ultimate OB Guide thread


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