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    Good spot light?

    Hi Guys,

    Has anyone got some advice on spotlights? Mine is a bit old and could do with replacement.

    HID seems to be all the rage at the moment but have the price tag to match. I only want it for possoms and rabbits so don't need it to be able to land air craft.

    Or am I better to upgrade the bulb??

    Your thoughts please.

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    A torch and a couple sets of batteries would be the way I would go... I have a Maxtoch, blows away my liteforce 170... See the Maxtoch thread on here
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Claw View Post
    A torch and a couple sets of batteries would be the way I would go... I have a Maxtoch, blows away my liteforce 170... See the Maxtoch thread on here
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Claw View Post
    A torch and a couple sets of batteries would be the way I would go... I have a Maxtoch, blows away my liteforce 170... See the Maxtoch thread on here
    What kind of distance are you getting from the torch?

    Always needing batteries on hand every couple of hours I think would get to me, I like the plug into bike and go option so I have light all night from bike battery

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    Get an HID Lightforce if that's what you're after.
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    Literally hundreds of metres... Haven't really stretched mine out but it would say you could I'D a deer at 400m comfortable. Rabbits etc well over 200m...

    Each to their own regarding battery change/hassle, but I have "seen the light" and won't be going back to the old liteforce setup

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Claw View Post
    Literally hundreds of metres... Haven't really stretched mine out but it would say you could I'D a deer at 400m comfortable. Rabbits etc well over 200m...

    Each to their own regarding battery change/hassle, but I have "seen the light" and won't be going back to the old liteforce setup

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    Shit impressive !!!! On an average nights shooting how many sets of batteries would you crank through?

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    Good spot light?

    I lasered the base of a tree I could see plain as day at 500ish with my dereelight x search.
    It was misty clearing weather on the coast and it was reasonably bright.
    Would id a deer heaps further.
    Torches have come a long way and they are way more practical than a tethered light source.


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    Whatever you go for, don't lend it to your brother as it will come back with at least one screw for the scope mount missing
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