portable rechargable spotlight

Discussion in 'Power it up with Electronics' started by devrep, Nov 17, 2014.

  1. devrep

    devrep Well-Known Member

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    What is the best LED, lithium battery handheld?   I've had a couple in the past and even though I never keep them in the boat they always get ruined by corrosion.
     
  2. Net 30

    Net 30 Soy un Perdedor

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    Check out the Olympia line of lights. A lot of the surf guys up on Montauk use them and they are truly waterproof.

    http://www.olympiaproducts.com/products/flashlights.html
     

  3. swampfox

    swampfox 01 Hells Bay Guide.07 ECC LOSTMEN-sold

    I ditched my rechargeable after using a buds battery powered one in the Keys for a week. The same batteries lasted for the entire trip. And when you are way back camping with no access to electricity. It's a lot easier to swap some batteries and it's instant light again. I did a whole lot of research on the battery powered ones. And I ended up getting a Waypoint a few yeas ago and couldn't be happier with it. It's very compact and light. No wait and no charging cords or bases to keep up with. Plus you can run off DC in your car/boat to save on battery life. Like when you are gator hunting all night. Or making a long run back to the ramp. [smiley=2cents.gif]

    http://www.cabelas.com/product/Streamlight174-WayPoint174-Spotlight/1214778.uts?Ntk=AllProducts&searchPath=%2Fcatalog%2Fsearch%2F%3FN%3D10000050%26Ne%3D10000050%26Ntk%3DAllProducts%26Ntt%3DFlashlight%26Ntx%3Dmode%252Bmatchallpartial%26WTz_l%3DHeader%253BSearch-All%2BProducts%26WTz_st%3DSearchRefinements%26form_state%3DsearchForm%26search%3DFlashlight%26searchTypeByFilter%3DAllProducts%26x%3D-738%26y%3D-52&Ntt=Flashlight&WTz_l=Header%3BSearch-All+Products
     
  4. devrep

    devrep Well-Known Member

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    Would these work well as a spot light? They look like flashlights.

     
  5. devrep

    devrep Well-Known Member

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    Funny but I bought a waypoint, LED with lithium rechargeable batteries about a year ago. Although the beam is a little too narrow it was fine until the 4th or 5th time I recharged it, the little pin in the charging port pulled out with the charging cord. They won't warranty that and the repair with shipping is not worth it. Also, even though I never got it wet or left it in the boat all of the screws and the lanyard loop rusted.

     
  6. DuckNut

    DuckNut Brandon, FL

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