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Offline wt

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Mega head lamp
« on: August 15, 2017, 10:47:37 AM »
I'm looking for a powerful head lamp, any recommendations?

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Re: Mega head lamp
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2017, 10:54:32 AM »
Google hog hunting lamps.

Here is general purpose one they use in industry. $47.
https://www.amazon.com/Railhead-Gear-Activated-Headlamp-KE-HLFC185/dp/B00THY2Y7M

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Re: Mega head lamp
« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2017, 11:18:06 AM »
I am a big fan of the Black Diamond Icon.

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Re: Mega head lamp
« Reply #3 on: August 15, 2017, 11:30:19 AM »
I like my zebra lights.
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Re: Mega head lamp
« Reply #4 on: August 15, 2017, 09:09:00 PM »
ThruNite makes awesome lamps.  Available direct, or from Amazon...
http://www.thrunite.com/headlamps/

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Re: Mega head lamp
« Reply #5 on: August 15, 2017, 09:40:41 PM »
I really like this one, even bought two more to have in reserve. Crazy bright and batteries last quite a while. Comes with car and wall chargers.

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Re: Mega head lamp
« Reply #6 on: August 15, 2017, 09:58:34 PM »
Depends on tradeoff of brightness vs. weight.   I like LED Lenser.   I have their 300 lumens variable power headlamp I use for the woods, and the larger 1000 lumens headlamp I keep around the house for general use.  It's heavier at 12 ounces instead of 5, but very bright and has 300 meter range. 

Other manufacturers make 2000, 3000, and higher Lumens power.  But those get into the 1-2lb weight range for headlamp, which was heavier than I wanted.  So it depends on your power vs. weight requirements.   


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Re: Mega head lamp
« Reply #7 on: October 25, 2017, 04:18:51 AM »
+1 on the black diamond icon
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Re: Mega head lamp
« Reply #8 on: October 26, 2017, 02:52:10 PM »
https://www.outdoorgearlab.com/topics/camping-and-hiking/best-headlamp

Check this Link out, this site has some great information. Particularly on head lamps

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Re: Mega head lamp
« Reply #9 on: October 26, 2017, 03:05:36 PM »
I strap this to my head. Works like a charm
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Re: Mega head lamp
« Reply #10 on: October 26, 2017, 03:12:47 PM »
I promise you, this will be the best and last headlamp you will ever buy...

https://www.batteryjunction.com/streamlight-protac-hl-headlamp.html?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIicnzq6aP1wIVT2x-Ch0_uAtXEAQYASABEgK7tPD_BwE

Ive used em for Clam Diggin, spotting coyotes, setting up decoys, walking in and out of the woods, and boning out animals. They offer a new model with a rechargeable battery but i've seen plenty of negative reviews for the battery... get the replaceable and save the trouble.

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Re: Mega head lamp
« Reply #11 on: October 26, 2017, 06:25:35 PM »
I strap this to my head. Works like a charm

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Re: Mega head lamp
« Reply #12 on: October 26, 2017, 08:01:32 PM »
Another + for the Black Diamond Icon.  I use the heck out of mine, duck hunting, fishing, hiking, camping.  Great light!

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Re: Mega head lamp
« Reply #13 on: October 30, 2017, 10:12:28 PM »
I promise you, this will be the best and last headlamp you will ever buy...

https://www.batteryjunction.com/streamlight-protac-hl-headlamp.html?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIicnzq6aP1wIVT2x-Ch0_uAtXEAQYASABEgK7tPD_BwE

Ive used em for Clam Diggin, spotting coyotes, setting up decoys, walking in and out of the woods, and boning out animals. They offer a new model with a rechargeable battery but i've seen plenty of negative reviews for the battery... get the replaceable and save the trouble.
. X2 the only down fall are the availability of the batteries you will not find them in your gas stations

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Re: Mega head lamp
« Reply #14 on: November 15, 2017, 11:30:36 AM »
If you want quality and durability than i would suggest Olight H2R.
If you want cheap bright lamp that works from AA batteries than go amazon there is a good lamp for 20$ someone posted it in here already.   

 

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