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inventor
11-04-2009, 11:02
Looking for recommendations for some cheap lights. Want to get two and possibly tank light. Looking to spend about $100. I only dive around 60' and these will be used maybe five times before I replace them once I'm working again. Any ideas? Looking for 'Definately buy this' to 'I'd smack ya for havin' one o' those'.

Thanks:smiley20:

CompuDude
11-04-2009, 11:10
Tank light: The UK Tank Marker light ain't sexy, but the dang thing just keeps going and going. It's only $10, too... cheaper than 6 chem lights.

I'm a big fan of the Intova Compact Torch, $40 at B&H. Mostly as a recreational backup, but it's bright enough to use as a primary... may be more focused than you like, though.

Just get whatever the biggest light you can swing from UK with the money you have left for a primary. (I'm not a big fan of Princeton Tec's longevity, although and their warranty is excellent, I'd rather not need it.)

inventor
11-04-2009, 11:17
Thanku Compudude. Great to get such a quick answer, just checked the forum real quick before heading out to shop and compare.

Thanks!:smiley20:

turnpikemike
11-04-2009, 12:15
The shockwave led is around $100, and a really good light. I also love the UK SL4 (which is really cheap, and great for the money). I got that one on sale at ScubaToys for like $17.

redsoxphan
11-04-2009, 14:45
I purchased this set and have been very happy with it.

Princeton Tec Adventure Light Pack reviews and discounts, Princeton Tec (http://www.scubatoys.com/store/detail.asp?PRODUCT_ID=AdventurePack)

Vercingetorix
11-04-2009, 16:33
This is cheap. But only a single candle-power:

http://www.richardemery.com/images/candle_scuba.jpg

inventor
11-04-2009, 16:47
This is cheap. But only a single candle-power:

http://www.richardemery.com/images/candle_scuba.jpg


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comet24
11-04-2009, 16:57
UK C4 is a great light. While I think LED is the future if your on a budget you can pick up the old school lamp one for about $35.

http://www.leisurepro.com/Prod/CategoryID_972/Context_965/Sort_Stock/DescSort_0/Filter_1%3d393/UKTC4S.html?Hit=1

I would check with scubatoys too. It's not on their website but I am sure they have them.

rednose83
11-04-2009, 19:16
I purchased this set and have been very happy with it.

Princeton Tec Adventure Light Pack reviews and discounts, Princeton Tec (http://www.scubatoys.com/store/detail.asp?PRODUCT_ID=AdventurePack)


I just ordered this set in the LED version. I dove with it Saturday and it was nice and bright (the primary).

rawalker
11-05-2009, 01:12
I have a Princeton Tec Mini-wav LED 300 lumen. It's a bright 4C cell light that makes a good compact primary light.

Vercingetorix
11-05-2009, 07:26
For a back-up, look at Dorcy (there's another thread here abouts). I have it. Very bright. Nicely priced at $50, and you won't want to replace it. It's a keeper

Dorcy International - Flashlights, LED Flashlights, Flashlight Batteries, Flashlight Bulbs (http://www.dorcy.com/products.aspx?p=410467)