Headlamps

Discussion in 'General Hunting' started by kyoutdoorsman, May 17, 2019.

  1. kyoutdoorsman

    kyoutdoorsman 10 pointer

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    Any good reviews on a good headlamps, I see Amazon has them for around 25.00 rechargeable
     
  2. Ataulbe1

    Ataulbe1 10 pointer

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    Black Diamond Storm, worth the money. IMO best one out there. I'd recommend to anyone.
     
  3. 00noturkey

    00noturkey 8 pointer

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    if they are in the blue spectrum, like most led lights, you can expect a lot of bugs in your face. i am still trying to find a work around. if you are riding, as, an atv or in a moving boat, it might not be so bad, ya just gotta be moving, even a fast walk will help..
    when sitting still, ya need something along the yellow spectrum, with a touch of white.
    i bought some mini maglite's. the old stile. it makes a difference bug wise, not, bright wise, plus they werent head lamps.. i'm still looking for a headlamp, that dont attract bugs.
    a few years ago, least a decade, or so, i got a nylon strap, that holds a mini mag. the elastic wore out, that hold's the mini-mag flashlight. i'm gonna find it, an repair it, so i can use it.
    let me add, i dont see as well in the blue spectrum, at night. in the day it dont matter as much.
    i dont wear blue sunglasses, during the day. i have to wear yellow, to rose. just a thing. perhaps its a color-blind thing. brown is another color, i can tolerate.
     
    Last edited: May 20, 2019
  4. Capttrae

    Capttrae 12 pointer

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    I’ve got one I bought off eBay, uses 2 18650 rechargeable batteries, it’s bulky but good lord it’s bright. Also have one I bought from Walmart use 2 as batteries works real well. But can’t remember the name brand of either
     
  5. minixjt

    minixjt Spike

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    Camofire has some good headlamps, good price too. They usually put them up there about once a week or so. I got a Diamond something last year that has red and green lights which is great and all with only like 2 buttons, just don't wait till opening day to try to to start using it (lesson learned).
     
  6. Munson

    Munson 10 pointer

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    I have a couple from Amazon with rechargeable battery pack on the back of your head. It distributes the weight of the 3 light system on the front. Extremely bright and can focus the beam. I use em for giggin mainly, I also have Energizer brand from Walmart on mechanic or tight space jobs
     
  7. reivertom

    reivertom 12 pointer

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    Thanks for recommending these. I ordered one and love it. It's small and really bright. Much better than the ones I've had in the past. I guess in this case you really get what you pay for.
     
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