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Who has got the smallest working torch?

Discussion in 'Brights, Gizmo's & toys' started by Tomteifi, Jan 26, 2016.

  1. GadgetUK437

    GadgetUK437 Forager

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    120 lumens anyone?

    Meet my DQG Fairy, lives on my key lanyard.
    Purely flood, no room for a spot focussing cone and lens on something 30mm long (with a proper battery)
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    Tiny USB charger, screws on, in place of the head.
    Brass one is cheaper than the titanium, I have added lanyard, turksheads and pocket detritus/verdigris... but the tritium vial in the tail is included (room for a second on the other side)
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    Doubles as a necklace light
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    Trebles as a surprisingly effective headlamp (just opened up the noose knot enough to fit my noggin)
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  2. Tomteifi

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    Nice light, great power for size. Think its winning so far/how long does a charge up last? Good work on the lanyard BTW.
     
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    Another DQG Fairy, this one is brass and fearures two green trits.

    Next to it is a True Utility Nano, nothing like the output of the DQG though.


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    Spotlight Speck is another tiny torch, but I don't own one. My smallest usable torch is the DQG, very bright on high, but don't expect serious runtimes from any of these mini torches.
     
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  4. GadgetUK437

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    On high, less than an hour.
    On low, several hours. hung it on a branch over a picnic table at a barby once to illuminate proceedings, still going at the end of the evening.
     
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    I have a wristwatch with a built in torch!, It's only ok to see a feyhole in the dark when you can't find it otherwise!!

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    John :)
     
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    I used to make small led emitters which I taped to my arrows so I could find them in the dark.

    They ran off a hearing aid battery and had a micro dip switch in the case which was made from a quarter length of a fibre tip body tube.

    Worked well, never lost an arrow and they were bright enough to see by at close range.

    Haven't got any now to take a picture of.
     
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