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500 Lumen Light only $79.99

Discussion in 'Hot Deals' started by Dive Right In Scuba, Mar 6, 2012.

  1. chrpai

    chrpai Great White

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    Wow, I think DRIS is going to become my friends! So I'm buying all my gear from scratch and haven't researched dive lights in many years.

    Would this light make a good primary or is it meant to be a backup? If primary, what shold I get for a backup, another one of these? :)

    Also, silly question.. do these LED lights get too hot if used outside of water? (Used to old school stuff..)
     
  2. Mitchell Teeters

    Mitchell Teeters ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    regarding primary verses secondary i can't answer. But I can answer that it doesn't get hot on the surface. I used it as a lantern to pack to so I could see if it got hot. It doesn't.

    Sent from my DROID X2
     
  3. chrpai

    chrpai Great White

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    I was reading a discussion regarding narrow/spot lights and broader / wide lights. Where does this light fall into?
     
  4. soonerwink

    soonerwink Manta Ray

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    I ordered one of the 70.00 lights, gettint it on Monday. I won't be able to dive it for a couple of weeks. Thanks for all the reviews. Made it easy to purchase without much worry, and the price helped a lot.
     
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  5. Mitchell Teeters

    Mitchell Teeters ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    I decided to 'service' my light. I'm glad I did. The head was tight enough that I started loosening the bezel. There was a touch of moisture in the lens area. I cleaned and lubed the two o-rings at the lens. Then I cleaned the threads on the body. I really tightened the bezel so I don't loosen it again. Next is lok-tite.

    Sent from my DROID X2
     
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  6. Mitchell Teeters

    Mitchell Teeters ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    Mike have you got any closer to a light sock?

    Sent from my DROID X2
     
  7. diveprof

    diveprof Regular of the Pub

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    This light makes a good primary and backup. It doesn't get hot when used out of the water.

    ---------- Post added May 13th, 2012 at 09:20 PM ----------

    It falls a bit in between atight beam and a little wider spot- supposedly about an 11 degree beam. I have found that it works well in low vis. My photon torpedo has a tighter beam, but this light blows it away. Just an observation, but the second set that DRIS received (the ones that are a little longer) seem to have a wider beam pattern - not a flood, but a little wider spot.
     

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