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01-19-08, 09:02 AM #21
Surefire L7 for primary. Best flashlight I have ever owned. Maglight 2D with LED upgrade and another surefire for secondary. Maglights are heavy. My L7 is lighter, smaller, and a lot more powerful than my maglight. 100 lumens with great battery life is hard to beat.
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01-19-08, 12:18 PM #22
The Maglights were great lights in their time but to me the weight of them in comparision to the brightness is the main reason that I stopped carrying mine and switched to Streamlight. I now use the Ultrastinger and strion for duty. I actually have two strions one on my belt and one in the charger so if the belt light goes dead I just switch. I mainly only use the ultrastinger now if I an going to be searching an open area. Ialso carry the Streamlight Stylus in my uniform pocket and have an M6 on my duty weapon.
01-19-08, 01:13 PM #23
I got away from MagLights years ago because they seemed more delicate than the SL20. Seems to me I don't have nearly the trouble out of the SL20 that I did with the Mag.*************************"It wouldn't take much for me to up and run...to another life somewhere in the sun."*************************"There's something inherently wrong with having to put on a bullet-proof vest and a gun to go to work."-(An old friend)
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01-19-08, 04:04 PM #24
I have several I use and carry. In my right cargo pocket is a SF C2 with a led drop-in. in my left cargo pocket is a SF E2E. ON my belt is a Insight Typhoon (Gladius clone). I also carry in my patrol bag a Pelican 7060 led, I also have a TigerLight, a modified SL20, SL20XP led and I also have a SF M3 and extra batteries for all of these.JamesDept of the Army Civilian Police"Loyalty above all else, except Honor"Never forget those who fell on 9/11/01S&W beats 4 Aces every time
01-19-08, 11:22 PM #25Chief Wheaties PisserVerified LEO
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In car: SL-20
On bat belt: Gladius
Home: SF M3
In personal car: Maglight 3D
In the policy, do train with it as a backup strike tool in conjunction with DT training.
01-21-08, 01:17 AM #26
Home Streamlight Original SL-20
Boat Streamlight SL-20X
Car Streamlight Ultra Stinger
Pocket Surefire 6P or S&W Delta Force Black Tactical Flashlight
also have Nova 6 LED light
No Duty light I am Retired
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01-21-08, 02:11 AM #27
01-21-08, 03:53 AM #28
In car: Streamlight SL-20X
On belt: new PolyStinger
Off duty: Streamlight TL-3
At home: 3D Maglight, 2D Maglight, Streamlight Propolymer 4AA LED
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01-21-08, 06:21 AM #29My question is what flashlight do you use on duty & also does your dept. have a "use of force"policy regarding flashlights ? Also what lights do you use "off duty" ?
However, nobody carries the massive Maglite. Most deputies buy and use their own. Many different flashlights are purchased and used. Popular ones include the Streamlight SL-20, Surefire models and Streamlight Stinger.
For duty I carry a SL-20 for primary and a Surefire 6p for backup. Off duty I carry my 6p.
Our force policy says our flashlights are the same as any other impact weapon (optionally we still carry saps too).
01-21-08, 06:38 AM #30
Hope the Light does you well!
01-21-08, 01:24 PM #31
looks like i need to do some upgrading from my maglites lol lol
04-26-08, 12:00 PM #32
Q for Baumshoes.
On the Pelican 7060 (been trying to narrow down between Stinger LED and this one and found a lighting form website discussion that for me will favor the Pelican vs the LED Stinger-despite that cool strobe cap) I ant to buy from you guys for the price and as O/R supporters.. but I was wondering does that include a holster for the light too? What do you recommend for it?There are only two kinds of real justice left: street and poetic...
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04-26-08, 12:33 PM #33
I love the Gladius. I recently got the upgraded LED for the Gladius I carry at work. It's a great light, durable, and very effective. Night-Ops will upgrade your Insight light but it voids any Insight Warranty. Night-Ops will still cover what they did for the upgrade.That which does not kill me, better start fucking running.
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04-26-08, 12:57 PM #34
04-26-08, 04:30 PM #35
If I could find one I would carry a bright green maglight but here in the Detroit area they dont come in green.....wonder why??Insert witty comment and disclaimer here.
04-27-08, 12:14 AM #36
It comes with a nylon holster, open top and bottom, top of the flash light flares and that holds it in the holster
It is a nice set up, we sold many to the west coast. I had the light in hand and loved it, I went with the Blackhawk gladius because of th strobe but th 7060 was the next on my list because of the quality of light and length of use time
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