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For the same 60 bucks you can get all sorts of very nice bike specific lights that don't require Duct Tape to mount.
 

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vja4Him said:
Does anyone use this flashlight on your bicycle:

XTAR SSC P7 LED 18650 Rechargeable Flashlight 400 Lumens

The price seems reasonable ....
Yes and no, I got mine from deal extreme for $40 but it looks exactly the same.
here is my post from your LHT hit thread
Here is what I'm running, I really like the 801 for the helment and once I put some spacers in the MTE it works well
http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.php?t=467034
if you order the MTE get these for spacers
http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.3461

Check out mtbr for good flashlight reviews.

As for the the MTE other than needing those spacers I love the light. Super bright, light, cheap, and I leave it on flash during the day and I can it has saved my a$$ a few times.
The 801 is light and cheap and has more of spot where the MTE is more of a flood. The combo of the MTE on the bars and the 801 on the helmet is perfect.

I use this mount for the MTE
http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.15642
this for the helment
http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.12000

I ordered this but it looks weak and I will not use if for a good light
http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.15342

This will work well for the 801 and I have one on my second bike
http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.8274
 

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out of stock... is it the led spec'ed at 400 lumens or was the actual light output measured at 400 lumens? can be a big diff b/w the 2. no duct tape needed for mounting torches, but be sure to add in cost of batteries, charger and mount (if you don't already have 'em) to give a fair price comparison
 

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The second clamp you linked to doesn't seem to have anything to secure the flashlight. Looks like thte light just slides in the opening .... Doesn't look very secure ...

The other one you said is not as good, actually costs more, and looks like there is a clamp to better secure a light ...

I guess if you have a light that just happens to snap in and not slide, might be secure ... ???

mbaha said:
Yes and no, I got mine from deal extreme for $40 but it looks exactly the same.
here is my post from your LHT hit thread
Here is what I'm running, I really like the 801 for the helment and once I put some spacers in the MTE it works well
http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.php?t=467034
if you order the MTE get these for spacers
http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.3461

Check out mtbr for good flashlight reviews.

As for the the MTE other than needing those spacers I love the light. Super bright, light, cheap, and I leave it on flash during the day and I can it has saved my a$$ a few times.
The 801 is light and cheap and has more of spot where the MTE is more of a flood. The combo of the MTE on the bars and the 801 on the helmet is perfect.

I use this mount for the MTE
http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.15642
this for the helment
http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.12000

I ordered this but it looks weak and I will not use if for a good light
http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.15342

This will work well for the 801 and I have one on my second bike
http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.8274
 

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vja4Him said:
The second clamp you linked to doesn't seem to have anything to secure the flashlight. Looks like thte light just slides in the opening .... Doesn't look very secure ...
http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.15642
Yes the light slides in, I have some crappy pics in my gallery http://gallery.roadbikereview.com/showgallery.php?ppuser=285735&cat=500
It is very secure, I ride at 30+ down a bumpy rim destroying road and light stay put.

vja4Him said:
The other one you said is not as good, actually costs more, and looks like there is a clamp to better secure a light ...

I guess if you have a light that just happens to snap in and not slide, might be secure ... ???
http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.15342
light weight build, flimsy, I own one and would not use it.

Another good options is is the twofish block
http://www.batteryjunction.com/twofish-lockblocks.html
 

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Thanks for clarifying matters. I'm ordering one of each (from DealExtreme and Battery Junction).

mbaha said:
http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.15642
Yes the light slides in, I have some crappy pics in my gallery http://gallery.roadbikereview.com/showgallery.php?ppuser=285735&cat=500
It is very secure, I ride at 30+ down a bumpy rim destroying road and light stay put.


http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.15342
light weight build, flimsy, I own one and would not use it.

Another good options is is the twofish block
http://www.batteryjunction.com/twofish-lockblocks.html
 

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botherLed said:
Yeth! This led flashlight was very beautiful. And it looks like very well. I think that the quality was very good. But I want to get a tactical flashlight . Do you have it?


15-19 lumens? wtf??? those products are a joke... much better output from the "torches" at dx, for the same prices (depending on battery)
 
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