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Old October 14th, 2021, 03:41 PM #81
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Tell me when was the last time you need to use your flashlight?

I can't remember how long ago I used it. One time due to loss of electricity for about 30 minutes in the house. Other time I was at an open house astronomy thing where I need to put on red filter flashlight or I trip over something. It was years ago.
I'm using a headlight right now. They're great when working on rack mount PCs
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I use it to read bronze cemetery plaques that have not been cleaned in years
What are you doing in the cemetery at night? Not afraid of ghost?

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finding a small tool in my range bag
For God's sake, turn on the light! The switch is on your left!

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looking down the bore to see if it is leaded
I can't believe an old timer like you don't have a bore scope.

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walking the dog in the dark.
OK. This is a good use. However, when I was walking the dog in the dark, I like to acclimate my eyes to the darkness so that the bad guys don't have an advantage of seeing me walking down the road.
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What are you doing in the cemetery at night? Not afraid of ghost?



For God's sake, turn on the light! The switch is on your left!



I can't believe an old timer like you don't have a bore scope.



OK. This is a good use. However, when I was walking the dog in the dark, I like to acclimate my eyes to the darkness so that the bad guys don't have an advantage of seeing me walking down the road.
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Old October 14th, 2021, 06:36 PM #84
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Tell me when was the last time you need to use your flashlight?

I can't remember how long ago I used it. One time due to loss of electricity for about 30 minutes in the house. Other time I was at an open house astronomy thing where I need to put on red filter flashlight or I trip over something. It was years ago.
Almost every day. I fondle my guns, my knives, and my flashlights and many other things that are private in nature.
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OK. This is a good use. However, when I was walking the dog in the dark, I like to acclimate my eyes to the darkness so that the bad guys don't have an advantage of seeing me walking down the road.
I do too, I love walking around about 3-4 am with the dogs in complete darkness, very peaceful. If there's anything out there I don't see and need to know about, they will tell me (Foxes, deer, rabbits, random dudes walking about). Human eyes are remarkably good at catching distant movement in the dark though, I often see deer before they do, silhouetted against a house, trees, or other background.

But eventually you come to one of the main purposes of the walk, then you have to pick it up. Headlamps are very good for that. Keeps hands free for waste bag and leashes.
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Don't forget your green lights and red lights. For different purposes. This is the prepper forum, after all. I use them both while hunting. Green on the way in and red after about 10 minutes of dark if a light is still absolutely needed for some random purpose until about 30 min. before sunrise.
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