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  • Alaska Security
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    Streamlight is my handheld of choice, for the meantime.

    Once Black Bear retrofits a rechargable Mag into a Borealis I'm hopping on that train.

    Stinger LED on my belt
    Stinger XTP at the house
    Ultrastinger in each vehicle

    they all share the same charging base, so it makes it easy.

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  • Mr. Security
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    Originally posted by Maelstrom View Post
    Hmmm... you shoulda' haggled better, maybe you coulda' kept one of your kidneys! LOL
    No question about it, Black Bear makes a brighter torch, but you will pay considerably more $$ for it. I know Stream Light will always be in business and that means no worries about getting a free replacement, even if I break it. That's the reasoning behind my decision to go with the Ultra-Stinger.

    BTW, not having those kidneys sure has cut down on trips to the restroom.

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  • Maelstrom
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    Originally posted by Mr. Security View Post
    130 bucks + 2 kidneys.
    Hmmm... you shoulda' haggled better, maybe you coulda' kept one of your kidneys! LOL

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  • black bear
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    SUREFIRE M-4 four 123's every 20 minutes 350 lumens



    BOREALIS 1050 LUMENS, RECHARGEABLE 50 MINUTES RUN TIME



    The Bear Cub is 9 " long 13 oz. and run for 90 minutes Lithium Ion rechargeable. it is more intense and reach farther than the Ultra Stinger

    Ultra Stinger



    Bear Cub rechargeable



    Cheers
    Black Bear

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  • black bear
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    Here are some beamshots comparing the Ultra Stinger with other lights






    Maglite 2 D



    ULTRA STINGER rechargeable



    POLAR BEAR 426 lumens rechargeable



    Continue in next post

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  • Mr. Security
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    Originally posted by Maelstrom View Post
    I'm glad you like it... 300 Lumen output is significant & certainly one of the highest (if not THE highest) outputs from a production run flashlight

    Dare I pry how many copper's it stung your wallet?
    130 bucks + 2 kidneys.

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  • tacscuba
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    It would be nice to have the brightness of an ultra-stinger, but I really don't want to be lugging that thing around on my belt. Right now I have a polystinger because of it's size and recharging capabilities. I'm thinking of getting a rechargeable iNova though.

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  • NRM_Oz
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    I heard he had to sell a Kidney ..................... but reality is we pay a hell of alot more for gear here than in the USA - bigger market and less costs plus finally our aussie dollar is creaping up - 93 cents USA today. I know in 1988 when I was in the USA it was 89 cents US and I spent merrily not realising how much I was saving from back home on shoes, 501's and baseball stuff.

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  • Maelstrom
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    I'm glad you like it... 300 Lumen output is significant & certainly one of the highest (if not THE highest) outputs from a production run flashlight

    Dare I pry how many copper's it stung your wallet?

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  • Mr. Security
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    Turning night into day.

    Tonight is the 1st time I've been able to use my Stinger. I took it to the darkest area on the sight where there is zero lighting and started "playing."

    All I can say is unbelievable. I felt like I had a spotlight in my hand with just a fraction of the size and weight.

    Bottom line: If you buy one, you'll want to toss all your other flashlights.

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  • Mr. Security
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    Originally posted by Maelstrom View Post
    LOL nice word play...
    Thanks! Another plus for the Stinger flashlights is their "No Excuses" warranty. They repair/replace the light for life, even if I break it.

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  • Maelstrom
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    Originally posted by Mr. Security View Post
    Ok - Ultra-Stinger it is with a Streamlight TL3 as back up. Things are looking brighter already.
    LOL nice word play...

    Perhaps technical was the wrong word to use... basically you collect pre-made (by hobbyists/speciality lathe operators) componenents, aluminium reflector, glass lens, multi AA battery caddy & bi-pin globe holder... then simply install them into a Maglite host shell

    Not familiar with the Stinger prices there, but one of these beasties is cheaper than purchasing a retail Streamlight Stinger here by far

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  • Mr. Security
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    Ok - Ultra-Stinger it is with a Streamlight TL3 as back up. Things are looking brighter already.

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  • Mr. Security
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    Thanks for the reminder about Black Bear. In a perfect world, I would choose his, but at a $100.00 more and limited service locations, I'm leaning toward the Ultra-Stinger.

    Technical? Not really, I'm more mechanically inclined - probably wouldn't work for me.

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  • Maelstrom
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    Good question... have you checked out Black Bears flashlight thread? around page 3 there's a beam shot comparison between a Magcharger & an Ultra Stinger

    Are you a technically minded individual Mr. Security? if you're interested there's details on how to construct mega-powerful Maglites (amongst others) over at CPF along with component/parts sources, helpful forum members & nuts'n'bolts construction project guides

    Personally I'm currently sourcing components to build such a Maglite as to facilitate the usage of local G4 20w 12v globes, as I didn't want to have to import from the US the 6~9.6v units many of these Mega-Maglites use...

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