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Discussion in 'Tools and Materials' started by Captain Nemesis, 14 Nov 2020.

  1. conny

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    When I worked at CP I was given a 'Benny' hat with a very bright LED on the front.
    No batteries, you simply charged it up by pulling a small usb thing out the back and plugged that bit into your PC, (or wherever). It's in my car somewhere.
     
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    Did you have to carry a PC around with you instead of having batteries?

    Andy
     
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    OK.. Buy something like this that uses 18550 batteries

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07KGP13P1/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_fabt1_GRdTFbCE7XNRS

    Don't use the built in charger as it will charge both. Better to charge 18650 on there own every time..


    This charger is under £9 at moment

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07QMR7NZP/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_fabt1_dUdTFbC8ZD15D?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1

    Will do all your batteries Inc AA, AAA and 18650. All individual.


    I buy
    Samsung 25R 18650 Battery for under £4 each. Last lot from 18650 UK website with free delivery.

    I prefer the lithium ion batteries as the last several years where as the standard AA rechargeable batteries seem to be die after a year. Just won't hold charge
     
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    Cheapest one you can find. I use them a lot for sea trout fishing and wild camping, but I keep losing the f***ing things, so cheaper the better!
     
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    I also have several cheap ones, all on throw away batteries. The last one I bought from Home Bargains a couple of years ago for not a lot. It works rather well for working at arms length, with a well spread bright beam, plus dimmer, plus the pointless annoying strobe mode. I keep it in the glove box of the car for emergencies and for finding my way around unlit camping sites when away in the caravan.
     
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