Tag: lights

Check Your Lights and Optics: May 2018 Edition

Check Your Lights and Optics: May 2018 Edition

| June 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

May’s “Check Your Lights and Optics” results: Total dead optics found: 0/10 Total dead weapon mounted lights: 0/4 Total dead handheld lights: 0/3 Total dead safe lights: 1/3 Total dead headlamps: 0/3 The IKEA Dioder motion activated LED light strip is more powerhungry than a Russian oligarch. It wiped out another 6 AAA batteries; the rechargeable […]

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Check Your Lights and Optics: April 2018 Edition

Check Your Lights and Optics: April 2018 Edition

April’s “Check Your Lights and Optics” results: Total dead optics found: 2/10 Total dead weapon mounted lights: 0/4 Total dead handheld lights: 0/3 Total dead safe lights: 0/3 Total dead headlamps: 0/3 I admit — I didn’t check my lights and optics last month. As a result, I don’t know if The She Shepherd’s Meprolight Mepro […]

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Nitecore P12 Warranty and Repair Experience

Nitecore P12 Warranty and Repair Experience

| December 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

I had a good experience getting my faulty Nitecore P12 replaced, but where you bought it from may influence your experience. Keep your receipt, even if it’s just an email from Amazon. We use Nitecore P12 1000 lumen flashlights as weapon mounted lights on our rifles. The concussion from the faster shooting and volume of […]

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Check Your Lights and Optics, November 2017 Edition

Check Your Lights and Optics, November 2017 Edition

| December 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

November’s “Check Your Lights and Optics” results: Total dead optics found: 0/10 Total dead weapon mounted lights: 0/4 Total dead handheld lights: 0/3 Total dead safe lights: 2/3 Total dead headlamps: 0/3 This month two of our safe / container lights were dead. One of our motion activated safe lights died. I put in two rechargeable […]

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Check Your Lights and Optics, October 2017 Edition

Check Your Lights and Optics, October 2017 Edition

| November 3, 2017 | 7 Comments

October’s “Check Your Lights and Optics” results: Total dead optics found: 1/10* Total dead weapon mounted lights: 1/4* Total dead handheld lights: 0/3 Total dead safe lights: 0/3 Total dead headlamps: 0/3 We had two “special circumstances” this month that are worth noting. The battery on my Mini Draco vSBR AK47 was strong enough to power […]

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Check Your Lights and Optics, September 2017 Edition

Check Your Lights and Optics, September 2017 Edition

| October 6, 2017 | 1 Comments

September’s “Check Your Lights and Optics” results: Total dead optics found: 0/10 Total dead weapon mounted lights: 0/4 Total dead handheld lights: 0/3 Total dead safe lights: 0/3 Total dead headlamps: 0/3 Two things of note this month: the rechargeable battery for my Nitecore MT1C survived, which may mean that I have a weak / defective […]

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Check Your Lights and Optics, August 2017 Edition

Check Your Lights and Optics, August 2017 Edition

| September 7, 2017 | 1 Comments

August’s “Check Your Lights and Optics” results: Total dead optics found: 0/10 Total dead weapon mounted lights: 0/4 Total dead handheld lights: 1/3 Total dead safe lights: 0/3 Total dead headlamps: 0/2 My Nitecore MT1C was dead at the end of the month. I pocket carry this light, and I use it the most frequently. Last […]

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Check Your Lights and Optics, July 2017 Edition

Check Your Lights and Optics, July 2017 Edition

| August 3, 2017 | 1 Comments

July’s “Check Your Lights and Optics” results: Total dead optics found: 1/10 Total dead weapon mounted lights: 0/4 Total dead handheld lights: 0/3 Total dead safe lights: 0/3 Total dead headlamps: 0/2 Well, I jinxed myself. Last month I wrote about how well the RMRs were doing, and I posted an image my trusty RMR RM07 […]

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Check Your Lights and Optics, June 2017 Edition

Check Your Lights and Optics, June 2017 Edition

June’s “Check Your Lights and Optics” results: Total dead optics found: 0/10 Total dead weapon mounted lights: 0/4 Total dead handheld lights: 0/3 Total dead safe lights: 0/3 Total dead headlamps: 0/2 After last month’s high body count, this month was placid and even a bit boring. We have about 15 hours of daylight here in […]

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Check Your Lights and Optics, May 2017 Edition

Check Your Lights and Optics, May 2017 Edition

May’s “Check Your Lights and Optics” results: Total dead optics found: 2*/11 Total dead weapon mounted lights: 0/4 Total dead handheld lights: 0/3 Total dead safe lights: 1/3 Total dead headlamps: 0/2 This was a rough month, but we learned some stuff I wanted to share. First and foremost, my Primary Arms reflex sight (long since discontinued), […]

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