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What EDC light goes into your pocket most?

Discussion in 'Gadgets & Gear' started by BMCGear, Dec 15, 2017.

  1. GB940Rookie


    Apr 19, 2016
    Nice looking setup
  2. Low_rez

    Low_rez Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 15, 2011
    Thanks! The leather holder fits in the pocket small and less of a chance to scratch up my knife or anything else.
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  3. OnceBitten

    OnceBitten Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 11, 2011
    Prometheus Beta QR in Copper with the Nichia 219. Beautiful little light with 3 levels that max out around 80 lumens. Fantastic coloUr rendition.

    I have quite a few really decent lights; this is the one I recommend for people looking to spend less than $150.
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  4. tiguy7

    tiguy7 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 25, 2008
    F8982D38-BD5D-4CA3-8A35-E1D656DE1E44.jpeg I carry a Lumintop Ti Tool that runs on a single Eneloop AAA battery. It is a clicky (3 speed) and will tail stand. I added an extra clip for baseball cap attachment. I carry an extra light instead of an extra battery. It also has a split ring option for key chain or neck chain carry.
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  5. Amurr

    Amurr Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 22, 2013
    HDS Rotary
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  6. Cereal_killer


    Apr 4, 2013
    I tried to switch to an Olight s20 recently as my primary [belt] EDC having already experienced several other baton series lights as backup [pocket] carry and not liking the UI for that (I thought sheath carry may help avoid accidental turn on) but have since switched back to my trusty Zebralight SC62...

    I wanted to like the Olight, and would of upgraded to a newer rechargeable base version especially cause it's smaller than the zebra but my complaint with them is not providing direct access to medium unless it was also your last used mode...

    On zebra light you can double click (from off) directly to medium, on the baton lights you can only access medium from off it it happens to be the memorized mode.
  7. pwest


    Apr 10, 2013
    I've been carrying an Olight S Mini Ti for about a year. It's button operated w/good modes including a 'soft locking mode' that helps prevent accidental turn-on in the pocket.
  8. Pilot1

    Pilot1 Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 24, 2005
    An L3 Illumination L10 (1 AA), or an Olight S1o Baton with rechargeable RCR 123A.
  9. quattro98


    May 19, 2000
    My most carried light is a Muyshondt Maus. The small size & light weight make it an ideal keychain light, but the batteries are not common. For more frequent use, I like the Eagletac D25C Ti with Nichia 219 for high CRI.
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  10. mec003

    mec003 Basic Member Basic Member

    Jan 1, 2015
    Streamlight micro most days. Occasionally a fenix EO5. I havent brought myself to spend much on a light and the budget options are sufficient for my needs.
  11. Byrom Hermo

    Byrom Hermo

    Apr 4, 2003
    For the last year it’s been my Ra Twisty
  12. Scott321


    Jul 20, 2016
    For the last year or two I've been using the Eagletac Ti AA Clicky. I wanted something about the size of a roll of dimes with a deep carry pocket clip, and ease of battery availability. I also like the combination of head twist and tail switch so that I can change the desired brightness before I even turn the light on.

    When I travel, I usually carry an old Surefire E2D. I also keep a rechargable Nitecore MH1C in my briefcase.
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  13. gazz98

    gazz98 Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 3, 2008
    NiteCore EA1 in my left side cargo pocket.
    Olight I3L on my key chain.

    I now prefer AA and AAA lights. I went through my CR123 phase but prefer a battery that can be found everywhere.
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  14. ralphtt

    ralphtt Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 21, 1999
    Fenix LD12
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  15. BMCGear

    BMCGear Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 4, 2014
    I ended up buying a Nitecore MT10A.
  16. thanzely


    Dec 21, 2017
    Streamlight Microstream, I have tried many others but always go back to the microstream. I really like the size and simplicity for an edc flashlight. They recently released a USB version that I will be picking up soon.
  17. bruno_go


    May 19, 2015
    Surefire Titan Plus
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  18. hhmoore

    hhmoore Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 7, 2014
    Depends...if I'm at work, I usually have a Peak Eiger Ultra X (copper) in my shirt pocket. I probably also have either a TX25C2vn or Seraph host/V54 P60 drop in (XPG2) in a rear pants pocket.
    If I'm out and about - this time of year - I've got a copper Olight R50 in my jacket pocket.

    In my backpack is a Nitecore EC4S.

    What can I say, I like to be able to see

    Edit: hey look, I already responded to this thread. :D
  19. GermanyChris


    Feb 18, 2015
    My phone :)
  20. mike90240


    Aug 5, 2010
    +1 on the LD12, wish Fenix was US made, but can't fault the product.

    Mike B

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