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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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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, 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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Check Your Lights and Optics: April 2017 Edition

Check Your Lights and Optics: April 2017 Edition

April’s “Check Your Lights and Optics” results: Total dead optics found: 0/11 Total dead weapon mounted lights: 0/4 Total dead handheld lights: 0/3 Total dead safe lights: 0/3 Total dead headlamps: 0/2 No news is good news this month. I transitioned to rechargeable batteries last month, and I’m picking favorites out of the several different 18650 batteries […]

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Check Your Lights and Optics: March 2017 Edition

Check Your Lights and Optics: March 2017 Edition

| April 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

March’s “Check Your Lights and Optics” results: Total dead optics found: 1/11 Total dead weapon mounted lights: 0/4 Total dead handheld lights: 0/3 Total dead safe lights: 0/3 Total dead headlamps: 0/2 This month The She Shepherd’s RMR battery died. Not unexpected, but still a great reason to have back up iron sights on any red […]

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Check Your Lights and Optics: February 2017 Edition

Check Your Lights and Optics: February 2017 Edition

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

February’s “Check Your Lights and Optics” results: Total dead optics found: 0/11 Total dead weapon mounted lights: 0/4 Total dead handheld lights: 0/3 Total dead safe lights: 0/3 Total dead headlamps: 0/2* The headlamp in my EDC backpack wasn’t dead, but it was very dim. I’ve marked this month’s report with an asterisks. I preemptively replaced the batteries with […]

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